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

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Mike Mazurki This was a combination of Disney's first three Davy Crockett films. They were Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter, Davy Crockett Goes to Congress and Davy Crockett at the Alamo.

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Springfield Rifle Gary Cooper, Alan Hale, Jr. Springfield Rifle is a western film, directed by André de Toth and released by Warner Bros. Pictures in 1952. The film is set during the American Civil War and stars Gary Cooper, with ...more

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Hell Is for Heroes Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Bob Newhart Hell Is for Heroes is a 1962 American war film directed by Don Siegel and starring Steve McQueen. It tells the story of a squad of U.S. soldiers from the 95th Infantry Division who, in the fall ...more

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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fess Parker Movies
Old Yeller Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire Old Yeller is a 1957 American family tragedy film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. ...more

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The Great Locomotive Chase Fess Parker, Slim Pickens, Harry Carey The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 Walt Disney Productions CinemaScope adventure film based on the real Great Locomotive Chase that occurred in 1862 during the American Civil War. The film ...more

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Daniel Boone: Frontier Trail Rider Fess Parker Daniel Boone: Frontier Trail Rider is a 1966 film directed by George Sherman.

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Them! Leonard Nimoy, James Arness, Fess Parker Them! is a 1954 American black-and-white science fiction film from Warner Bros. Pictures produced by David Weisbart, directed by Gordon Douglas, and starring James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan ...more

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Battle Cry Anne Francis, Fess Parker, Tab Hunter Battle Cry is a 1955 CinemaScope film, starring Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Anne Francis, Dorothy Malone, Raymond Massey, and Mona Freeman. The movie is based on the novel ...more

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Harvey James Stewart, Fess Parker, Cecil Kellaway Harvey is a 1950 film based on Mary Chase's play of the same name, directed by Henry Koster, and starring James Stewart and Josephine Hull. The story is about a man whose best friend is a pooka ...more

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Alias Jesse James Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper Alias Jesse James is a 1959 American Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming. Based on a story by Robert St. Aubrey and Bert Lawrence, the film ...more

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Westward Ho the Wagons! Fess Parker, George Reeves, Iron Eyes Cody Westward Ho, The Wagons! is a 1956 live-action Disney western film, aimed at family audiences. Based on Mary Jane Carr's novel Children of the Covered Wagon, the film was produced by Bill Walsh, ...more

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Smoky Fess Parker Smoky is a 1966 film directed by George Sherman.

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Davy Crockett: The River Pirates Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Mike Mazurki Davy Crockett and the River Pirates is a 1956 live-action Walt Disney adventure film starring Fess Parker as Davy Crockett. It was shot in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. This film acts as a prequel to ...more

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Island in the Sky John Wayne, James Arness, Fess Parker Island in the Sky is a 1953 American aviation adventure drama film written by Ernest K. Gann based on his 1944 novel Island in the Sky, directed by William A. Wellman, and starring and ...more

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The Jayhawkers! Fess Parker, Jeff Chandler, Leo Gordon The Jayhawkers! is an American movie set in pre-Civil War Kansas, starring Jeff Chandler and Fess Parker, and directed by Melvin Frank. Parker joins Chandler's gang, which seeks to take ...more

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The Hangman Tina Louise, Robert Taylor, Fess Parker The Hangman is a 1959 film directed by Michael Curtiz. It stars Robert Taylor and Tina Louise. The film is based on the short story of the same name by Luke Short.

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The Bounty Hunter Ernest Borgnine, Fess Parker, Randolph Scott The Bounty Hunter is a 1954 western film, the last of six Randolph Scott Westerns directed by André de Toth. It was released by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was filmed in 3-D but released in ...more

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Thunder Over the Plains Fess Parker, Randolph Scott, Elisha Cook Thunder Over The Plains is a 1953 western film directed by André de Toth and starring Randolph Scott and Lex Barker. This was the first film that Lex Barker appeared in after completing a ...more

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American Gunmaker: The John M. Browning Story Fess Parker

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The Light in the Forest Jessica Tandy, Fess Parker, Joanne Dru The Light in the Forest is a 1958 film based on a novel of the same name first published in 1953 by U.S. author Conrad Richter. The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions and starred Fess ...more

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Dragonfly Squadron is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fess Parker Movies
Dragonfly Squadron Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, John Hodiak Dragonfly Squadron is an American Korean War war film by Lesley Selander from 1954 It is set in the period shortly before and during the invasion of South Korea by North Korean troops. The film ...more

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Take Me to Town Anita Ekberg, Ann Sheridan, Fess Parker Take Me To Town is a 1953 film directed by Douglas Sirk.

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The Kid from Left Field Anne Bancroft, Fess Parker, Dan Dailey The Kid from Left Field is a film directed by Harmon Jones released on July 1953.

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Untamed Frontier Shelley Winters, Lee Van Cleef, Fess Parker Untamed Frontier is a 1952 film directed by Hugo Fregonese.

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No Room for the Groom Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Fess Parker No Room for the Groom is a 1952 comedy directed by Douglas Sirk, starring Tony Curtis and Piper Laurie. The screenplay is based on the novel "My True Love" by Darwin Teilhet.