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The Best Dennis Weaver Movies 

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

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

This list has everything from Stolen Women: Captured Hearts to The Gentle Giant.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Dennis Weaver movies?" and "What are the greatest Dennis Weaver roles of all time?"

Dennis Weaver was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Fred Gwynne and Brian Dennehy in terms of fame and success.

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Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Lou Frizzell

Released: 1971

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Duel is a 1971 television thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Richard Matheson, based on Matheson's short story of the same name. It stars Dennis Weaver as a terrified ...more

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Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich

Released: 1958

Directed by: Orson Welles

Touch of Evil is a 1958 American thriller film, written, directed by, and co-starring Orson Welles. The screenplay was loosely based on the novel Badge of Evil by Whit Masterson. Along with ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Roseanne Barr, Judi Dench

Released: 2004

Directed by: Will Finn, John Sanford

Home on the Range is a 2004 American animated musical western comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on April 2, 2004, and was named after the ...more

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Susan Sullivan, Dennis Weaver, Nigel Davenport

Released: 1980

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd is a 1980 tv film written by Michael Berk and Douglas Schwartz, directed by Paul Wendkos.
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James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Laura Antonelli

Released: 1970

Directed by: Vic Morrow, Giorgio Gentili

A Man Called Sledge is a 1970 spaghetti western starring James Garner in an extremely offbeat role as a grimly evil thief, and featuring Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins, and Wayde Preston. The film ...more
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Sidney Poitier, James Garner, Bibi Andersson

Released: 1966

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Duel at Diablo is a 1966 western film starring James Garner in his first Western since leaving Maverick and Sidney Poitier in his first Western. Based on Marvin H. Albert's 1957 novel Apache ...more
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Grace Kelly, Mickey Rooney, William Holden

Released: 1954

Directed by: Mark Robson

The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a film from 1954 that was directed by Mark Robson and was based on the novel by James Michener about a U.S. Navy pilot assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended ...more

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Dennis Weaver, Peter Keleghan, Vlasta Vrána

Released: 1998

Directed by: Marc F. Voizard

Escape from Wildcat Canyon is a 1988 adventure and family film written by Robert Gosnell and directed by Marc F. Voizard.
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Dana Delany, Ed O'Neill, Mare Winningham

Released: 1986

Directed by: Mel Damski

A Winner Never Quits is a 1986 TV movie based on the true story of baseball player Pete Gray, the first one-armed man ever to play major league baseball, hired in 1943 as a "freak ...more
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Cocaine: One Man's Seduction James Spader, Jeffrey Tambor, Dennis Weaver

Released: 1983

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Cocaine: One Man's Seduction is a 1983 television film directed by Paul Wendkos, starring Dennis Weaver as a real estate agent who gets addicted to cocaine.
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Joe Piscopo, Dennis Weaver, Ethan Erickson

Released: 1995

Directed by: Corey Michael Eubanks

Two Bits & Pepper is a 1995 comedy about two kidnappers, both played by Joe Piscopo, who capture two young girls and hold them for ransom. Fortunately for them, their talking equine pets, ...more
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Maureen O'Hara, Dennis Weaver, Jeanne Cooper

Released: 1953

Directed by: Lee Sholem

The Redhead from Wyoming is a 1953 American Western drama film produced by Leonard Goldstein and directed by Lee Sholem. It stars Maureen O'Hara as a saloon proprietress who becomes embroiled in ...more
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Valerie Harper, Ruth Gordon, Dennis Weaver

Released: 1982

Directed by: Richard Lang

Don't Go To Sleep is a 1982 made-for-TV movie that was produced by Aaron Spelling and Douglas S. Cramer. The movie featured Dennis Weaver, Valerie Harper, Ruth Gordon, Robert Webber, and ...more
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Janine Turner, Dennis Weaver, Jean Louisa Kelly

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jerry London

Stolen Women: Captured Hearts is a 1997 made-for-television film directed by Jerry London. The film stars Janine Turner as Anna Morgan, a woman living on the plains of Kansas in 1868 who is ...more
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Rock Hudson, Raymond Burr, James Arness

Released: 1952

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Horizons West is a 1952 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Robert Ryan.
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Clint Howard, Vera Miles, Dennis Weaver

Released: 1967

Directed by: James Neilson

The Gentle Giant is a 1967 family drama film written by Edward J. Lakso and Andy White and directed by James Neilson.
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Rock Hudson, Lee Van Cleef, Dennis Weaver

Released: 1953

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

The Lawless Breed is a 1953 western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Rock Hudson. The film is based on the life of outlaw John Wesley Hardin.
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Maureen O'Hara, Dennis Weaver, Jay Silverheels

Released: 1953

Directed by: George Sherman

War Arrow is a 1953 western film directed by George Sherman based on the Seminole Scouts and starring Jeff Chandler and Maureen O'Hara. Filmed by Universal-International, the film was shot in ...more
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History's Greatest Miracles Dennis Weaver

Released: 1993

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Larry Hagman, Tyne Daly, Sally Struthers

Released: 1977

Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey

Intimate Strangers is a 1977 TV movie.
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Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Yvette Vickers

Released: 1971

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

What's the Matter With Helen? is a 1971 thriller film starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters.
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James Cagney, Dennis Weaver, Richard Jaeckel

Released: 1960

Directed by: Robert Montgomery

The Gallant Hours is an American docudrama from 1960 about William F. Halsey, Jr., and his efforts in fighting against Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto and the Imperial Japanese Navy in the Guadalcanal ...more