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The Best Elliott Gould Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 727 votes 136 voters 12.3k views 74 items

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

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Elliott Gould has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ingmar Bergman and Robert Altman.

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Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

Released: 1970

Directed by: Robert Altman

MASH is a 1970 American satirical black comedy film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr., based on Richard Hooker's novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors. The ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elliott Gould, Henry Gibson

Released: 1973

Directed by: Robert Altman

The Long Goodbye is a 1973 neo-noir film directed by Robert Altman and based on Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Leigh Brackett, who cowrote the ...more

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#420 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #218 of 554 The Best '70s Movies #234 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies

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Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford

Released: 1977

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman. It was produced by Joseph E. Levine and Richard P. Levine and directed ...more

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#14 of 378 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #1,123 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #9 of 214 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

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Bill Cosby, Natalie Wood, Dyan Cannon

Released: 1969

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice is a 1969 comedy-drama film directed by Paul Mazursky. It stars Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, and Dyan Cannon. The screenplay was written by ...more

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#373 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars #45 of 62 The Best Comedy Movies of the 1960s #59 of 119 The Best R-Rated Sex Comedies

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Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tony Kaye

American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, and co-stars Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott ...more

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#189 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #112 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #211 of 457 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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O. J. Simpson, James Brolin, Elliott Gould

Released: 1977

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Capricorn One is a 1978 government conspiracy thriller film about a Mars landing hoax. It was written and directed by Peter Hyams and produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment. It stars Elliott ...more

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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

Released: 2001

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name. The 2001 film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and features an ensemble cast ...more

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John Candy, Christopher Plummer, Elliott Gould

Released: 1979

Directed by: Daryl Duke

The Silent Partner is a 1978 Canadian heist film directed by Daryl Duke. It stars Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer and Susannah York. The film was the first to be produced by Carolco Pictures ...more
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Jeff Goldblum, Elliott Gould, George Segal

Released: 1974

Directed by: Robert Altman

California Split is a 1974 film directed by Robert Altman and starring Elliott Gould and George Segal as a pair of gamblers and was the first non-Cinerama film to use eight-track stereo sound.
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The Encore of Tony Duran Elliott Gould, Nikki Ziering, William Katt

Released: 2010

Directed by: Fred A. Sayeg

The Encore of Tony Duran is a 2010 drama film written by Mitchell Cohen and directed by Fred A. Sayeg.
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Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

Released: 1979

Directed by: James Frawley

The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series of live-action feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Directed by James Frawley, the film's ...more

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#124 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #279 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #120 of 363 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

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Parker Posey, Elliott Gould, Eric Stoltz

Released: 1995

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

Kicking and Screaming is a 1995 film by Noah Baumbach about a group of college graduates who refuse to move on with their lives, each in his own peculiar way. The film stars Josh Hamilton, Chris ...more

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#686 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #243 of 373 The Funniest '90s Movies #66 of 84 Great Movies That Take Place in Autumn

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Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 sequel ...more

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Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Nigel Hawthorne

Released: 1974

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

S*P*Y*S is a 1974 comedy about two bumbling men who are spies and targeted for elimination by the KGB. The film was directed by Irvin Kershner, and stars Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, and ...more
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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

Released: 2004

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Twelve is a 2004 American comedy film, which acts as the sequel to 2001's Ocean's Eleven. Like its predecessor, which was a remake of the 1960 film Ocean's 11, the film was directed by ...more

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Roger Moore, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

Released: 1979

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Escape to Athena is a British adventure war film released in 1979, directed and co-authored by George Pan Cosmatos and produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment. The international cast included ...more
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Elliott Gould, Ricky Schroder, Geneviève Bujold

Released: 1980

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

The Last Flight of Noah's Ark is a Disney film released by Buena Vista Distribution on June 25, 1980. The film stars Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold and Ricky Schroder.
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Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Christian Slater

Released: 2007

Directed by: John Stronach, Bill Boyce

The Ten Commandments is a 2007 American computer animated film directed by John Stronach and Bill Boyce. The film was released to theaters on October 19, 2007 and on DVD on February 5, 2008.
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Max von Sydow, Elliott Gould, Bibi Andersson

Released: 1971

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

The Touch is a 1971 film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Elliott Gould, and Sheila Reid.
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Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

Released: 1991

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Bugsy is a 1991 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. It stars Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, ...more

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#33 of 109 The Best Mafia Films #167 of 384 The Greatest Movie Themeslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Donald Sutherland, Alan Arkin, Elliott Gould

Released: 1971

Directed by: Alan Arkin

Little Murders is a 1971 black comedy film starring Elliott Gould and Marcia Rodd, directed by Alan Arkin in his feature directorial debut. It is the story of a girl, Patsy, who brings home her ...more

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#868 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #527 of 554 The Best '70s Movies #44 of 101 The Best Donald Sutherland Movies

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Bill Cosby, Elliott Gould, Lillian Müller

Released: 1981

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

The Devil and Max Devlin is a 1981 film produced by Walt Disney Productions, directed by Steven Hilliard Stern and starring Elliott Gould, Bill Cosby and Susan Anspach. The film was considered ...more

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Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss, Geneviève Waïte

Released: 1970

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Move is a 1970 comedy film starring Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss and Geneviève Waïte, and directed by Stuart Rosenberg. The screenplay was written by Joel Lieber and Stanley Hart, ...more
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Diane Keaton, Michael Caine, James Caan

Released: 1976

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Harry and Walter Go to New York is a 1976 American period comedy film written by John Byrum and Robert Kaufman, directed by Mark Rydell, and starring James Caan, Elliott Gould, Michael Caine, ...more
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Joan Rivers, Brooke Shields, Liza Minnelli

Released: 1984

Directed by: Frank Oz

The Muppets Take Manhattan is a 1984 American musical comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It is the third of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets with ...more

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