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The Best Eli Wallach Movies  

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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eli Wallach Movies
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. The screenplay was written by Age ...more
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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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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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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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Nonesense and Lullabyes: Nursery Rhymes Eli Wallach, Linda Hunt
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Eli Wallach, John Turturro
The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation is a 2005 animated short film. On March 5, 2006 it won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Filmmakers John Canemaker and Peggy Stern utilize ...more
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Crazy Joe Eli Wallach, Henry Winkler, Rip Torn
Crazy Joe is a 1974 crime film directed by Carlo Lizzani.
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Uninvited Vanessa Redgrave, Eli Wallach, Franco Nero
Uninvited is a 1999 Italian thriller film directed by Carlo Gabriel Nero. It stars Nero's parents, Vanessa Redgrave and Franco Nero. It premiered at the Mar del Plata Film Festival in Argentina ...more
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The Easter Egg Adventure Brooke Shields, James Woods, Eli Wallach
The Easter Egg Adventure is a 2004 animation and family film written and directed by John Michael Williams.
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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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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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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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Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda
The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who tries to ...more
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The Angel Levine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eli Wallach Movies
The Angel Levine Eli Wallach, Harry Belafonte, Zero Mostel
The Angel Levine is a 1970 American film directed by Jan Kadar and based on a short story by Bernard Malamud about an impoverished New York City tailor unable to work due to health problems, ...more
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Bride of Violence 2 Carol Alt, Eli Wallach, Lisa Jakub
Bride of Violence 2 is a film directed by Ralph L. Thomas released on November 26, 1993.
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Zig Zag Eli Wallach, George Kennedy, Anne Jackson
Zig Zag is a 1970 film directed by Richard A. Colla and starring George Kennedy.
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Eli Wallach, Ben Cross, Jo Champa
Honey Sweet Love is a 1994 comedy, drama and romance film written by Duilio Coletti and Enrico Coletti and directed by Enrico Coletti.
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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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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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Bride of Violence Carol Alt, Eli Wallach, Eric Roberts
Vendetta: Secrets of a Mafia Bride is a film by Stuart Margolin.
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Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story Jeff Daniels, Eli Wallach, Brian Dennehy
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Eli Wallach, John Turturro, Patti LuPone
Monday Night Mayhem is a 2002 television film about the origin of ABC's television series Monday Night Football. It debuted on the U.S. cable TV network TNT. It was based on the 1988 book of the ...more
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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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Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach
This film is a 1966 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 France, though the ...more
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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