The Best Chill Wills Movies  

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List of the best Chill Wills movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Chill Wills'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 Chill Wills movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Chill Wills movies will be at the top of the list. Chill Wills has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Chill Wills movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Chill Wills films to end the squabble once and for all.

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like Mr. Billion and Big Daddy.

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Chill Wills worked with many famous directors, including big names like John Ford and Charles Lamont.

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John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers
McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring John Wayne, with co-stars including Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo, and Wayne's son Patrick Wayne. The film, ...more
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Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Forrest Tucker
The Yearling is a Technicolor family film drama directed by Clarence Brown, produced by Sidney Franklin, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The screenplay by Paul Osborn and John Lee Mahin was ...more
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John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Frankie Avalon
The Alamo is a 1960 American historical epic film about the 1836 Battle of the Alamo produced and directed by John Wayne and starring Wayne as Davy Crockett. The picture also stars Richard ...more
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James Garner, Lee Remick, John Astin
The Wheeler Dealers is a 1963 romantic comedy film starring James Garner and Lee Remick and featuring Chill Wills and Jim Backus. The movie was written by George Goodman and Ira Wallach, based ...more
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John Wayne, George Sanders, Claire Trevor
Allegheny Uprising is an American 1939 film produced by RKO Pictures, and starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne. Based on the 1937 novel The First Rebel by Neil H. Swanson, with a screenplay by ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper
Giant is a 1956 American drama film, directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat from the novel by Edna Ferber. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock ...more
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Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn
This film is a 1973 American Western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, and Bob Dylan, and written by Rudy Wurlitzer. The film is about an aging ...more
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Connie Francis, Yvette Mimieux, Paula Prentiss
Where the Boys Are is an Metrocolor and CinemaScope American coming-of-age comedy film, written by George Wells based on the novel of the same name by Glendon Swarthout, about four Midwestern ...more
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Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Jeanne Crain
Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 American Technicolor film noir starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, Ray Collins, and Chill Wills. The story was ...more
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Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Strother Martin
The Deadly Companions is a 1961 Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Steve Cochran, and Chill Wills. Based on the novel of the same name by A. S. ...more
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Walter Brennan, Jack Elam, Edgar Buchanan
The Over-the-Hill Gang is a 1969 TV-movie Western comedy about aging Texas Rangers starring Walter Brennan and Pat O'Brien. Chill Wills, Edgar Buchanan, Andy Devine, and Jack Elam play ...more
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Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple, Joseph Cotten
I'll Be Seeing You is a 1944 drama film made by Selznick International Pictures, Dore Schary Productions, and Vanguard Pictures, and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by William ...more
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Frank Morgan, Chill Wills, Richard Carlson
A Stranger in Town is a 1943 comedy-drama political film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Roy Rowland and produced by Robert Sisk from an original screenplay by Isobel Lennart and ...more
High Lonesome is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chill Wills Movies
High Lonesome Jack Elam, Chill Wills, John Drew Barrymore
High Lonesome is a 1950 contemporary Western movie written and directed by Alan Le May, who is famous as the writer for the classic Westerns The Searchers and The Unforgiven. It is his only ...more
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Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Spencer Tracy
Boom Town is a 1940 American adventure film starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, and Hedy Lamarr, and directed by Jack Conway. The supporting cast features Frank Morgan, ...more
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Henry Fonda, Glenn Ford, Warren Oates
The Rounders is a lighthearted 1965 film starring Glenn Ford and Henry Fonda. The comedy was based on the novel of the same name by Max Evans.
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Glenn Ford, Hugh O'Brian, Jeanne Cooper
The Man From the Alamo is a 1953 Technicolor Western directed by Budd Boetticher, starring Glenn Ford, Julie Adams, Hugh O'Brian, and Guy Williams.
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Dean Stockwell, Joel McCrea, Chill Wills
Cattle Drive is a 1951 American western film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Joel McCrea. Much of the film was shot in the Death Valley National Park, California and Paria, Utah.
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Mamie Van Doren, Donald O'Connor, Allison Hayes
Francis Joins the WACS is a 1954 American black-and-white comedy film from Universal-International, produced by Ted Richmond, directed by Arthur Lubin, and starring Donald O'Connor, Julie Adams, ...more
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Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Fabian
Fireball 500 is a stock car racing film, blended with the beach party film genre. A vehicle for stars Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, and Fabian, it was one of a string of similar racing ...more
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Big Daddy Joan Blondell, Chill Wills, Hank Worden
Big Daddy is a horror film directed, produced and written by Carl K. Hittleman. It was filmed in 1965 under the title Paradise Road, but not released until 1969.
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Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, Chill Wills
Tulsa is a 1949 Technicolor film that was directed by Stuart Heisler and starred Susan Hayward and Robert Preston, and featured Lloyd Gough, Chill Wills, and Ed Begley in one of his earliest ...more
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Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Chill Wills
Tugboat Annie Sails Again was a 1940 American comedy romance film sequel to the classic 1933 film Tugboat Annie. Marjorie Rambeau takes over the late Marie Dressler's role, and the supporting ...more
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Gene Autry, Chill Wills, Jack Holt
Loaded Pistols is a 1948 American Western film directed by John English and starring Gene Autry, Barbara Britton, and Chill Wills. Written by Dwight Cummins and Dorothy Yost, the film is about a ...more
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Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again starring Walter Brennan and Fred Astaire is a 1970 ABC Movie of the Week sequel to the Western comedy The Over-the-Hill Gang. The supporting cast includes ...more