The Best Carroll O'Connor Movies 

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List of the best Carroll O'Connor movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Carroll O'Connor's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Carroll O'Connor movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Carroll O'Connor movies will be at the top of the list. Carroll O'Connor has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Carroll O'Connor movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Carroll O'Connor films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Carroll O'Connor role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Carroll O'Connor performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List includes Lad: A Dog, In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound, more.

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Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles

Released: 1970

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Kelly's Heroes is a 1970 comedy film directed by Brian G. Hutton, about a group of WWII soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank behind enemy lines. The film stars Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don ...more

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In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound Carl Weathers, Carroll O'Connor, Corbin Bernsen

Released: 1995

Directed by: Harry Harris

In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound is a film directed by Harry Harris released on February 17, 1995.
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David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Jim Belushi

Released: 2000

Directed by: Bonnie Hunt

Return to Me is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Bonnie Hunt and starring David Duchovny and Minnie Driver. It was filmed in Chicago in 1999, and released in April 2000.

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Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

Released: 1963

Directed by: Darryl F. Zanuck, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian

Cleopatra is a 1963 epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome. It was directed by Joseph L. ...more

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John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

Released: 1965

Directed by: Otto Preminger

In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess ...more

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James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor, Harry Morgan

Released: 1966

Directed by: Blake Edwards

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? is a 1966 comedy film written by William Peter Blatty and directed by Blake Edwards for the Mirisch Company. It stars James Coburn and Dick Shawn.
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Lauren Bacall, Angie Dickinson, Lee Marvin

Released: 1967

Directed by: John Boorman

Point Blank is a 1967 American neo noir film directed by John Boorman, starring Lee Marvin and featuring Angie Dickinson, adapted from the noir pulp novel The Hunter by Donald E. Westlake, ...more

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Bruce Lee, James Garner, Rita Moreno

Released: 1969

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Marlowe is a neo-noir movie starring James Garner as Raymond Chandler's private detective Philip Marlowe. Directed by Paul Bogart, the mystery film was written by Stirling Silliphant based on ...more
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Kirk Douglas, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau

Released: 1962

Directed by: David Miller

Lonely Are the Brave is a 1962 film adaptation of the Edward Abbey novel The Brave Cowboy. The film was directed by David Miller from a screenplay by Dalton Trumbo. It stars Kirk Douglas as ...more
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James Coburn, Bruce Dern, Joan Blondell

Released: 1967

Directed by: William A. Graham

Waterhole #3 is a 1967 Western comedy film directed by William A. Graham. It is considered to be a comic remake of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The film stars James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor ...more
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Brass Marcia Cross, Carroll O'Connor, Vincent Gardenia

Released: 1985

Directed by: Corey Allen

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Sidney Poitier, Carroll O'Connor, Beau Bridges

Released: 1968

Directed by: Daniel Mann

For Love of Ivy is a 1968 romantic comedy film directed by Daniel Mann. The film stars Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges, Nan Martin, Lauri Peters and Carroll O'Connor. The story was ...more
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Joan Collins, Stefanie Powers, Lillian Gish

Released: 1967

Directed by: Buzz Kulik

Warning Shot is a 1967 film about a police sergeant who kills a man while on a stakeout, then must prove that it was self-defense. It is based on the novel 711 - Officer Needs Help by Whit ...more
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Carroll O'Connor, Angela Cartwright, Peter Breck

Released: 1962

Directed by: Aram Avakian, Leslie H. Martinson

Lad: A Dog is a 1962 American dramatic film based on the 1919 novel Lad: A Dog written by Albert Payson Terhune. Starring Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O'Connor, and Angela Cartwright, the ...more
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Lena Horne, Carroll O'Connor, Richard Widmark

Released: 1969

Directed by: Robert Totten, Don Siegel

Death of a Gunfighter is a 1969 Western film. It is most notable for the first use of the pseudonymous Allen Smithee directorial credit. It stars Richard Widmark and Lena Horne, and features an ...more
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Carroll O'Connor

Released: 1977

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

The Last Hurrah is a 1977 TV film from the Hallmark Hall of Fame, based on the novel The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor. It was directed by Vincent Sherman. The novel was previously adapted for a ...more
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Gideon Charlton Heston, Shelley Winters, Shirley Jones

Released: 1999

Directed by: Claudia Hoover

Gideon is a 1999 American romantic tragic comedy starring Christopher Lambert. The film was directed by Claudia Hoover and written by Brad Mirman.
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Tony Curtis, George C. Scott, Virna Lisi

Released: 1966

Directed by: Norman Panama

Not with My Wife, You Don't! is a 1966 comedy film starred by Tony Curtis, Virna Lisi and George C. Scott. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy. The ...more
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Julie Andrews, Gene Hackman, Richard Harris

Released: 1966

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Hawaii is a 1966 American film directed by George Roy Hill and based on the novel of the same name by James A. Michener. It tells the story of an 1820s Yale University divinity student who, ...more
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Gene Hackman, Dyan Cannon, Carroll O'Connor

Released: 1971

Directed by: George Schaefer

Doctors' Wives is a 1971 American drama film directed by George Schaefer and starring Dyan Cannon, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor, Richard Crenna, Janice Rule, John Colicos, and Rachel Roberts. ...more