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The Best David Carradine Movies 

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

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Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2004

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Kill Bill Volume 2 is a 2004 martial arts action film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is the second of two volumes that were released several months apart. It was originally ...more

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Randy Quaid, David Carradine, Melinda Dillon

Released: 1976

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Bound for Glory is a 1976 American film directed by Hal Ashby and loosely adapted by Robert Getchell from Woody Guthrie's 1943 autobiography Bound for Glory. The film stars David Carradine as ...more

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Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest

Released: 1980

Directed by: Walter Hill

The Long Riders is a 1980 western film directed by Walter Hill. It was produced by James Keach, Stacy Keach and Tim Zinnemann and featured an original soundtrack by Ry Cooder. Cooder won the ...more

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Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

Released: 2003

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Kill Bill: Volume 1 is a 2003 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. the Bride, who swears revenge on a team of bad guys and their leader Bill after they try to ...more

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Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera

Released: 1983

Directed by: Steve Carver

Lone Wolf McQuade is a 1983 action film, starring Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, L.Q. Jones, R.G. Armstrong, Leon Isaac Kennedy and Robert Beltran, and is directed by Steve ...more

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Christopher Lee, Eli Wallach, David Carradine

Released: 1978

Directed by: Richard Moore

Circle of Iron is a 1978 martial arts and fantasy film co-written by Bruce Lee, who intended to star in the film himself, but died before production. The film is also known as The Silent Flute, ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, David Carradine, Mary Woronov

Released: 1975

Directed by: Paul Bartel

This film is a 1975 cult action film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone. The film takes place in a dystopian American society in the ...more

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Americana David Carradine, Barbara Hershey, Michael Greene

Released: 1983

Directed by: David Carradine

Americana is a 1983 American drama film starring, produced, edited and directed by David Carradine. The screenplay and story, written by Richard Carr, was based on a portion of the 1947 novel, ...more
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David Carradine, Liv Ullmann, James Whitmore

Released: 1977

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

The Serpent's Egg is a 1977 American-West German drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring David Carradine and Liv Ullmann. The story is set in 1920s Berlin and features English and ...more
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Charlton Heston, Christopher Reeve, David Carradine

Released: 1978

Directed by: David Greene

Gray Lady Down is a 1978 disaster film by Universal Studios starring Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, and is the feature film debut of Christopher Reeve. It ...more

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David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Richard Roundtree

Released: 1982

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Q is a 1982 fantasy-horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, and Richard Roundtree.
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Tom Selleck, Haley Joel Osment, David Carradine

Released: 1997

Directed by: Dick Lowry

Last Stand at Saber River is a 1997 American Western television film directed by Dick Lowry and starring Tom Selleck, Suzy Amis, Haley Joel Osment, and Rachel Duncan. The film also features ...more
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Martin Scorsese, David Carradine, Barbara Hershey

Released: 1972

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Boxcar Bertha is a 1972 American film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a loose adaptation of Sister of the Road, an autobiographical account of Bertha Thompson written by Ben L. Reitman. It ...more
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Brandon Lee, David Carradine, Martin Landau

Released: 1986

Directed by: Richard Lang

Kung Fu: The Movie is a 1986 TV movie and the first in a series of sequels which continued the story of the Shaolin monk, Kwai Chang Caine, first introduced in the 1972-75 television series, ...more
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Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

Released: 1990

Directed by: John Badham

Bird on a Wire is a 1990 action comedy film starring Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn, directed by John Badham, and shot mainly in British Columbia, Canada. The title refers to the Leonard Cohen song ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Martin Scorsese, David Carradine

Released: 1976

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Cannonball, also known as Carquake, is a 1976 film starring David Carradine. The film is one of two released in 1976 that were based on a real illegal cross-continent road race that took place ...more
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Sally Field, David Carradine, Eleanor Parker

Released: 1971

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Maybe I'll Come Home in The Spring was a 1971 Television Movie for ABC. It starred Sally Field as Denise "Dennie" Miller, a young girl who returns to her parents' suburban home after a ...more
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Naomi Watts, David Carradine, John Noble

Released: 2002

Directed by: Randa Haines

The Outsider is a 2002 Western film starring Tim Daly and Naomi Watts. The film is based on Penelope Williamson's novel. Similar to Angel and the Badman where John Wayne plays a wounded outlaw ...more
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Eva Mendes, David Carradine, Fred Williamson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ethan Wiley

Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror is a 1998 motion picture and the fifth installment of the Children of the Corn series. It is a direct-to-video movie. It is also the third Children of ...more
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David Carradine, Claudia Jennings, Richard Lynch

Released: 1978

Directed by: Roger Corman, Allan Arkush, Henry Suso

Deathsport is a 1978 science fiction B-movie produced by Roger Corman, directed by Allan Arkush and Nicholas Niciphor. The film stars David Carradine and Playboy Playmate Claudia Jennings. It ...more
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Cloud Dancer David Carradine, Jennifer O'Neill, Joseph Bottoms

Directed by: Barry Brown

Cloud Dancer is a 1980 US drama film directed by Barry Brown. It stars David Carradine, Jennifer O'Neill and Joseph Bottoms. The film follows a competition aerobatic pilot. It had its premiere ...more
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David Carradine, Kate Jackson, Charles Napier

Released: 1977

Directed by: Corey Allen

Thunder and Lightning is a 1977 film starring David Carradine and Kate Jackson and is about moonshine runners in Florida who are trying to stay independent in the face of attempts by organized ...more
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Behind Enemy Lines David Carradine, Mako Iwamatsu, Steve James

Released: 1986

Directed by: Gideon Amir

Behind Enemy Lines is a 1986 American action film directed by Gideon Amir and starring David Carradine. It is set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue where Colonel Cooper, an ...more
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Lacey Chabert, Ron Perlman, Don Knotts

Released: 1998

Directed by: Larry Latham

An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island is the third film in the An American Tail series. and the first direct-to-video film. This film was first released in 1998. It was released by ...more

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Portia de Rossi, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, David Carradine

Released: 2004

Directed by: Matthew Leutwyler

Dead & Breakfast is a 2004 musical horror/comedy film directed by Matthew Leutwyler starring Ever Carradine, Gina Philips, Erik Palladino, Bianca Lawson, Jeremy Sisto and Oz Perkins. The ...more

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