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The Best Chuck Connors Movies

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

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

List is made up of films like Target Zero and Nightmare in Badham County.

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    Old Yeller

    Chuck Connors, Fess Parker

    Released1957

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    Old Yeller is a 1957 American family tragedy film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn. It is about a boy and a stray dog in Texas. It is based upon the...  more

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    The Big Country

    Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck

    Released1958

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    The Big Country is a 1958 American epic Western film directed by William Wyler and starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston and Burl Ives. The supporting cast features...  more

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    #823 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#281 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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    Flipper

    Chuck Connors, Luke Halpin

    Released1963

    Directed byJames B. Clark

    Flipper is an American feature film released on August 14, 1963 written by Arthur Weiss based upon a story by Ricou Browning and Jack Cowden. Produced by Ivan Tors and directed by James B. Clark, it...  more

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    Soylent Green

    Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1973

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Soylent Green is a 1973 American science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, and, in his final film, Edward G. Robinson. The film combines the...  more

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    Airplane II: The Sequel

    William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1982

    Directed byKen Finkleman

    Airplane II: The Sequel is a 1982 sequel to the 1980 American comedy film Airplane!. First released on December 10, 1982, the film was written and directed by Ken Finkleman and stars Robert Hays,...  more

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    Geronimo

    Adam West, Chuck Connors

    Released1962

    Directed byArnold Laven

    Geronimo is a 1962 Technicolor Western film made by Levy-Gardner-Laven and released by United Artists, starring Chuck Connors in the title role. The film was directed by Arnold Laven from a...  more
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    The Proud and the Damned

    Cesar Romero, Chuck Connors

    Released1972

    Directed byFerde Grofé, Jr.

    Five Confederate veterans, led by Sgt. Will Hansen (Chuck Connors), head south of the border to ply their trade as mercenaries. Soon, they find themselves caught in a violent struggle between a...  more
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    Move Over, Darling

    Doris Day, James Garner

    Released1963

    Directed byMichael Gordon

    Move Over, Darling is a 1963 comedy film starring Doris Day, James Garner, and Polly Bergen and directed by Michael Gordon. The picture was a remake of a 1940 screwball comedy, My Favorite Wife, with...  more
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    Ride Beyond Vengeance

    Joan Blondell, Chuck Connors

    Released1966

    Directed byBernard McEveety

    Ride Beyond Vengeance is a 1966 western film. It stars Chuck Connors, Michael Rennie, Kathryn Hays and Bill Bixby. The film was directed by Bernard McEveety and produced by Andrew J. Fenady from the...  more
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    Good Morning, Miss Dove

    Jennifer Jones, Chuck Connors

    Released1955

    Directed byHenry Koster

    Good Morning, Miss Dove is a 1955 DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope film which tells the sentimental story of a beloved schoolteacher who reflects back on her life and former students when she is...  more
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    Pat and Mike

    Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy

    Released1952

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    Pat and Mike is a 1952 American romantic comedy film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. The movie was written by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin, and directed by George Cukor, who also...  more
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    Once Upon a Texas Train

    Willie Nelson, Angie Dickinson

    Released1988

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    Once Upon a Texas Train is 1988 made-for-TV movie directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Willie Nelson as John Henry Lee and Richard Widmark as Captain Oren Hayes. The movie opens with a train robbery...  more
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    Captain Nemo and the Underwater City

    Chuck Connors, Luciana Paluzzi

    Released1969

    Directed byJames Hill

    Captain Nemo and the Underwater City was a 1969 British film, featuring the character Captain Nemo and inspired by some of the settings of Jules Verne's novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea....  more
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    Support Your Local Gunfighter

    James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette

    Released1971

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    Support Your Local Gunfighter is a 1971 comic western film starring James Garner, directed by Burt Kennedy, and written by James Edward Grant. The film shares many cast and crew members and plot...  more

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    Designing Woman

    Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck

    Released1957

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    Designing Woman is a 1957 romantic comedy about fashion. Vincente Minnelli directed stars Lauren Bacall and Gregory Peck. George Wells won an Academy Award for the screenplay....  more
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    Naked Alibi

    Chuck Connors, Gene Barry

    Released1954

    Directed byJerry Hopper

    Naked Alibi is a 1954 black-and-white film noir crime drama starring Sterling Hayden, Gloria Grahame and Gene Barry. Portions of the film were shot in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico....  more
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    South Sea Woman

    Burt Lancaster, Chuck Connors

    Released1953

    Directed byArthur Lubin

    South Sea Woman is a 1953 action-comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo and Chuck Connors. It is credited as being based on the play General Court...  more
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    Tourist Trap

    Tanya Roberts, Chuck Connors

    Released1979

    Directed byDavid Schmoeller

    Tourist Trap is a 1979 American horror film directed by David Schmoeller, and starring Chuck Connors, Jocelyn Jones, Robin Sherwood, and Tanya Roberts. The film revolves around a group of friends who...  more

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    Pancho Villa

    Anne Francis, Telly Savalas

    Released1972

    Directed byEugenio Martín

    Pancho Villa is a 1972 American, British and Spanish spaghetti western film directed by Eugenio Martín. The film features Telly Savalas, Clint Walker, Chuck Connors and Anne Francis. Shot in Spain,...  more
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    Hot Rod Girl

    Chuck Connors, Frank Gorshin

    Released1956

    Directed byLeslie H. Martinson

    Hot Rod Girl is a 1956 action film directed by Leslie H. Martinson and released by American International Pictures as a double feature with Girls in Prison. It stars Lori Nelson and Chuck Connors....  more
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    The Deserter

    John Huston, Ricardo Montalbán

    Released1971

    Directed byBurt Kennedy, Niksa Fulgosi

    The Deserter is a 1971 Italian-American Western film by Dino De Laurentiis. It was directed by Burt Kennedy, known for his penchant in directing westerns, including The War Wagon, Support Your Local...  more
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    Tomahawk Trail

    Chuck Connors, Susan Cummings

    Released1957

    Directed byLesley Selander

    Tomahawk Trail is a 1957 Western film starring Chuck Connors....  more
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    When the West Was Fun

    John Wayne, Roy Rogers

    Released1979

    Directed byWalter C. Miller

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    Virus

    George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn

    Released1980

    Directed byKinji Fukasaku

    Virus — literally "Day of Resurrection" — is a 1980 post-apocalyptic science fiction movie directed by Kinji Fukasaku and based on a 1964 novel written by Sakyo Komatsu. It starred Masao Kusakari,...  more

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    The Mad Bomber

    Chuck Connors, Vince Edwards

    Released1973

    Directed byBert I. Gordon

    The Mad Bomber, aka The Police Connection, is a 1973 film directed by Bert I. Gordon. It stars Vince Edwards, Chuck Connors and Neville Brand....  more