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

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

This list features films like The Impossible Spy and Tough Guys.

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Roman Polanski and Natalie Portman have both worked with Eli Wallach over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If Eli Wallach movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Rod Steiger and Lee Remick too.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the title roles respectively. ...more

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The Magnificent Seven Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach and Steve McQueen. The picture is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's ...more

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The Misfits Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Eli Wallach The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film with a screenplay by Arthur Miller which was directed by John Huston. It stars Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach ...more

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How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe.

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Mystic River Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon Mystic River is a 2003 American mystery drama film directed and scored by Clint Eastwood. It stars Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, and Laura Linney. ...more

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The Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Nancy Meyers. Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Universal Pictures and filmed in both ...more

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The Lineup Eli Wallach, Richard Jaeckel, Junius Matthews The Lineup is a 1958 American film version of the police procedural series that ran on CBS radio from 1950-1953 and on CBS television from 1954-1960, directed by Don Siegel. The film has a ...more

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Baby Doll Eli Wallach, Rip Torn, Karl Malden Baby Doll is a 1956 American black comedy and drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Carroll Baker, Karl Malden and Eli Wallach. The film also features Mildred Dunnock and Rip Torn. It ...more

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The Godfather Part III Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American crime film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who ...more

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Lord Jim Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Jack Hawkins Lord Jim is a 1965 adventure film made by Columbia Pictures. The picture was produced and directed by Richard Brooks with Jules Buck and Peter O'Toole as associate producers, from a screenplay ...more

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How to Steal a Million Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach How to Steal a Million is a 1966 heist comedy film, directed by William Wyler and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach and Hugh Griffith. The picture is set and was filmed in ...more

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Genghis Khan Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Telly Savalas Genghis Khan is a 1965 film depicting the life and conquests of the Mongol emperor Genghis Khan. It was released in the United Kingdom and the United States in 1965 by Columbia Pictures, it was ...more

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Mackenna's Gold Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Julie Newmar Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Ted Cassidy, Camilla Sparv, and Julie Newmar. It was photographed in Super ...more

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Tough Guys Kirk Douglas, Anthony Kiedis, Burt Lancaster Tough Guys is a 1986 action comedy film starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach, Charles Durning, Dana Carvey and Darlanne Fluegel. It was directed by Jeff Kanew. This was the first ...more

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The Two Jakes Jack Nicholson, Tom Waits, Madeleine Stowe The Two Jakes is a 1990 American Neo-noir mystery film, and the sequel to the 1974 film Chinatown. Directed by and starring Jack Nicholson, it also features Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine ...more

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The Deep Nick Nolte, Jacqueline Bissett, Eli Wallach The Deep is a 1977 adventure film directed by Peter Yates and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The film stars Robert Shaw, Jacqueline Bisset, and Nick Nolte.

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Winter Kills Elizabeth Taylor, Jeff Bridges, Eli Wallach Winter Kills is a 1979 film, directed by William Richert, based on the novel by Richard Condon. Its cast includes Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach, Richard Boone, ToshirĊ ...more

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The Moon-Spinners Eli Wallach, Hayley Mills, John Le Mesurier The Moon-Spinners is a 1964 American Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills, Eli Wallach and Peter McEnery in a story about a jewel thief hiding on the island of Crete. The ...more

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Nuts Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Eli Wallach Nuts is a 1987 American drama film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Barbra Streisand and Richard Dreyfuss. The screenplay by Tom Topor, Darryl Ponicsan, and Alvin Sargent is based on Topor's ...more

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Night and the City Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Eli Wallach Night and the City is a 1992 remake of the 1950 film noir of the same name, itself an adaptation of Gerald Kersh's novel of the same name. The film stars Robert De Niro and Jessica Lange and is ...more

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New York, I Love You Natalie Portman, Blake Lively, Christina Ricci New York, I Love You is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama anthology consisting of eleven short films, each by a different director. The short films all relate in some way to the subject of ...more

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The Ghost Writer Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall The Ghost Writer is 2010 thriller film written by Robert Harris and Roman Polanski and directed by Roman Polanski.

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Seven Thieves Joan Collins, Eli Wallach, Rod Steiger Seven Thieves is a 1960 20th Century Fox film noir crime drama motion picture shot in CinemaScope. It stars Edward G. Robinson, Rod Steiger and Joan Collins. Directed by Henry Hathaway and ...more

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The People Next Door Cloris Leachman, Eli Wallach, Hal Holbrook The People Next Door is a 1970 film directed by David Greene. It stars Eli Wallach and Julie Harris.

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Mistress Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Eli Wallach Mistress is a 1992 comedy-drama film starring Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Eli Wallach, Robert Wuhl and Martin Landau. It was written by Barry Primus and J.F. Lawton and directed by Primus.

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The Hoax Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, Stanley Tucci The Hoax is a 2006 American drama film starring Richard Gere, directed by Lasse Hallström. The screenplay by William Wheeler is based on the book of the same title by Clifford Irving and ...more

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Movie Movie Eli Wallach, George Burns, George C. Scott Movie Movie is a 1978 American double bill directed by Stanley Donen. It consists of two films, Dynamite Hands, a boxing ring morality play, and Baxter's Beauties of 1933, a musical comedy, both ...more

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Ace High Eli Wallach, Bud Spencer, Terence Hill Ace High is an Italian spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi from 1968. The film is the second in a trilogy started with God Forgives... I Don't! and ended with Boot Hill.

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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Charlie Sheen, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is a 2010 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone, a sequel to Wall Street. It stars Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Carey Mulligan, Frank ...more

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The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner The Sentinel is a 1977 American horror film directed by Michael Winner and starring Cristina Raines, Chris Sarandon, Ava Gardner, Burgess Meredith, Sylvia Miles, and Eli Wallach. Christopher ...more

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The Associate Whoopi Goldberg, Allison Janney, Eli Wallach The Associate is a 1996 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Timothy Daly, Bebe Neuwirth, Austin Pendleton and Lainie Kazan. The film is a remake of the 1979 French film ...more

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The Poppy Is Also a Flower Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Angie Dickinson The Poppy Is Also a Flower is an ABC made-for-television spy and anti-drug film. The film was directed by Terence Young and stars Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Trevor Howard, Rita Hayworth, Angie ...more

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The Hunter Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, LeVar Burton The Hunter is a 1980 American thriller film based on the exploits of real-life bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson. The film is notable for being Steve McQueen's final acting role ...more

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Keeping the Faith Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, Jenna Elfman Keeping the Faith is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Stuart Blumberg and directed by Edward Norton. It stars Ben Stiller, Norton, Jenna Elfman, Eli Wallach, and Anne Bancroft. ...more

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Cinderella Liberty James Caan, Eli Wallach, Dabney Coleman Cinderella Liberty is a 1973 film drama which tells the story of a sailor who falls in love with a prostitute and becomes a surrogate father for her 11-year-old mixed race son. It stars James ...more

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Romance of a Horsethief Eli Wallach, Yul Brynner, Jane Birkin Romance of a Horsethief is a 1971 film directed by Abraham Polonsky.

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The Executioner's Song Tommy Lee Jones, Eli Wallach, Rosanna Arquette The Executioner's Song was a 1982 made-for-television film adaptation Norman Mailer's 1979 book The Executioner's Song. The film is directed by Lawrence Schiller.

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The Victors Eli Wallach, Elke Sommer, Albert Finney The Victors is a 1963 Anglo-American war film written, produced and directed by Carl Foreman, whose name on the film's posters was accompanied by nearby text, "from the man who fired The ...more

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Circle of Iron Christopher Lee, Eli Wallach, David Carradine 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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A Cold Night's Death Eli Wallach, Robert Culp, Michael C. Gwynne A Cold Night's Death is a 1973 made for television movie in the United States. The film was shown on January 30, 1973, on the ABC network. The film was directed by Jerrold Freedman and starred ...more

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Two Much Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same name, and is also a remake of the 1984 French comedy film Le Jumeau, which was also based on ...more

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King of the Corner Isabella Rossellini, Eli Wallach, Beverly DAngelo King of the Corner is a 2004 film featured at the Newport Film Festival. It stars Peter Riegert and Isabella Rossellini, and includes Eric Bogosian, Dominic Chianese, Beverly D'Angelo and Rita ...more

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The Tiger Makes Out Dustin Hoffman, Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson The Tiger Makes Out is a 1967 comedy film about a kidnapper and his unintended victim, starring Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson and directed by Arthur Hiller. This is Dustin Hoffman's film debut.

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Mama's Boy Anna Faris, Diane Keaton, Jeff Daniels Mama's Boy is a 2007 comedy starring Diane Keaton and Jon Heder, and features music by Mark Mothersbaugh. The film was distributed by Warner Bros. for a limited release to certain parts of the ...more

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The Domino Principle Gene Hackman, Mickey Rooney, Candice Bergen The Domino Principle is a 1977 thriller film starring Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, Mickey Rooney and Richard Widmark. The film is based on the novel of the same name and was adapted for the ...more

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Firepower Sophia Loren, O. J. Simpson, James Coburn Firepower is a 1979 British thriller film directed by Michael Winner and starring Sophia Loren, James Coburn, O.J. Simpson and Eli Wallach. It was the final film in the career of actor Victor

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The Wall Eli Wallach, James Cromwell, Rosanna Arquette The Wall is a  television film directed by Robert Markowitz.  The Wall is about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising during World War II.

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Article 99 Kiefer Sutherland, Lea Thompson, Forest Whitaker Article 99 is a 1992 American dramedy film written by Ron Cutler and directed by Howard Deutch. It was produced by Orion Pictures and starred Kiefer Sutherland, Ray Liotta, Forest Whitaker, John ...more

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How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Eli Wallach How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life is a 1968 film directed by Fielder Cook. It stars Dean Martin and Stella Stevens.

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Tickling Leo Eli Wallach, Annie Parisse, Ronald Guttman Tickling Leo is a 2009 independent drama film about three generations of a Jewish family whose silence about their past has kept them apart. The film was directed by Jeremy Davidson, and stars ...more