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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?"

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    Duel

    Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott

    Released1971

    Directed bySteven 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 motorist...  more

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    Touch of Evil

    Charlton Heston, Orson Welles

    Released1958

    Directed byOrson 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 Welles,...  more

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    #1217 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#35 of 225 The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

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    Home on the Range

    Steve Buscemi, Roseanne Barr

    Released2004

    Directed byWill 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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    #419 of 537 The Best Animated Films Ever#106 of 114 The Best Disney Animated Movies Of All Time

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    A Man Called Sledge

    James Garner, Dennis Weaver

    Released1970

    Directed byVic 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 was...  more
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    The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd

    Susan Sullivan, Dennis Weaver

    Released1980

    Directed byPaul Wendkos

    The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd is a 1980 tv film written by Michael Berk and Douglas Schwartz, directed by Paul Wendkos....  more
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    Duel at Diablo

    Sidney Poitier, James Garner

    Released1966

    Directed byRalph 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 Rising,...  more
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    The Bridges at Toko-Ri

    Grace Kelly, Mickey Rooney

    Released1954

    Directed byMark 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 bridges...  more

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    #847 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#127 of 376 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked

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    Escape from Wildcat Canyon

    Dennis Weaver, Peter Keleghan

    Released1998

    Directed byMarc F. Voizard

    Escape from Wildcat Canyon is a 1988 adventure and family film written by Robert Gosnell and directed by Marc F. Voizard....  more
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    The Gallant Hours

    James Cagney, Dennis Weaver

    Released1960

    Directed byRobert 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
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    War Arrow

    Maureen O'Hara, Dennis Weaver

    Released1953

    Directed byGeorge 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 Agoura,...  more
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    A Winner Never Quits

    Dana Delany, Ed O'Neill

    Released1986

    Directed byMel 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 attraction" and...  more
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    The Redhead from Wyoming

    Maureen O'Hara, Dennis Weaver

    Released1953

    Directed byLee 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 a...  more
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    The Lawless Breed

    Rock Hudson, Lee Van Cleef

    Released1953

    Directed byRaoul 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....  more
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    Don't Go to Sleep

    Valerie Harper, Ruth Gordon

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard 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 youngsters...  more
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    History's Greatest Miracles

    Dennis Weaver

    Released1993

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    Stolen Women: Captured Hearts

    Janine Turner, Dennis Weaver

    Released1997

    Directed byJerry 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 kidnapped...  more
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    Two Bits and Pepper

    Joe Piscopo, Dennis Weaver

    Released1995

    Directed byCorey 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, Two-Bits...  more
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    Intimate Strangers

    Larry Hagman, Tyne Daly

    Released1977

    Directed byJohn Llewellyn Moxey

    Intimate Strangers is a 1977 TV movie....  more
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    Cocaine: One Man's Seduction

    James Spader, Jeffrey Tambor

    Released1983

    Directed byPaul 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....  more
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    Horizons West

    Rock Hudson, Raymond Burr

    Released1952

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Horizons West is a 1952 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Robert Ryan....  more
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    The Gentle Giant

    Clint Howard, Vera Miles

    Released1967

    Directed byJames Neilson

    The Gentle Giant is a 1967 family drama film written by Edward J. Lakso and Andy White and directed by James Neilson....  more
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    What's the Matter with Helen?

    Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters

    Released1971

    Directed byCurtis Harrington

    What's the Matter With Helen? is a 1971 thriller film starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters....  more