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

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

This list features films like Bolero and Cats Don't Dance.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best George Kennedy movies?" and "What are the greatest George Kennedy roles of all time?"

George Kennedy is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Stanley Kubrick, Clint Eastwood and Peter Segal.

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Cool Hand Luke Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy

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The Dirty Dozen Jim Brown, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson

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The Sons of Katie Elder John Wayne, Dean Martin, Dennis Hopper

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The Flight of the Phoenix James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine

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The Boston Strangler Henry Fonda, Tony Curtis, George Kennedy

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Gary Busey

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Cahill U.S. Marshal John Wayne, George Kennedy, Scott Walker

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Airport Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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The Eiger Sanction Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee

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Airport '77 Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Olivia de Havilland

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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

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Death on the Nile Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury

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Airport 1975 Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair

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Charade Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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Shenandoah James Stewart, Katharine Ross, George Kennedy

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In Harm's Way John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

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Lonely Are the Brave Kirk Douglas, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau

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The Good Guys and the Bad Guys Robert Mitchum, Tina Louise, David Carradine

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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

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Guns of the Magnificent Seven George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Fernando Rey

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Small Soldiers Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst, Christina Ricci

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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear O. J. Simpson, Leslie Nielsen, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult O. J. Simpson, Raquel Welch, Anna Nicole Smith

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Bandolero! Raquel Welch, James Stewart, Dean Martin

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The Delta Force Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters

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The 'Human' Factor George Kennedy, John Mills, Raf Vallone

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Mirage Gregory Peck, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau

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...tick...tick...tick... Jim Brown, George Kennedy, Fredric March

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Men in White Jennifer Coolidge, Ben Stein, Donna D'Errico

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Strait-Jacket Joan Crawford, George Kennedy, Lee Majors

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Brass Target Sophia Loren, Max von Sydow, George Kennedy

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Virus George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Glenn Ford

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Uninvited George Kennedy, Clu Gulager, Clare Carey

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Cats Don't Dance Natalie Cole, Don Knotts, George Kennedy

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The Ballad of Josie Doris Day, George Kennedy, Peter Graves

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Creepshow 2 Stephen King, George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour

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Hurry Sundown Jane Fonda, Michael Caine, Faye Dunaway

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Bolero Bo Derek, George Kennedy, Olivia d'Abo

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Lost Horizon John Gielgud, George Kennedy, Liv Ullmann

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Steel George Kennedy, Lee Majors, Jennifer O'Neill

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Nightmare at Noon George Kennedy, Bo Hopkins, Brion James

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Good Cops, Bad Cops Ed Asner, George Kennedy, James Morrison

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Three Bad Men George Kennedy, June Wilkinson, Peter Brown

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Death Ship George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Nick Mancuso

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Intensive Care George Kennedy, Dolf de Vries, Koen Wauters

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The Man Who Came Back Carol Alt, Sean Young, Billy Zane

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Savage Dawn Sam Kinison, George Kennedy, Karen Black

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Chattanooga Choo Choo Joe Namath, Barbara Eden, George Kennedy