Entertainment The Best Hal Holbrook Movies  

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

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

Items on this list include Goodbye, Raggedy Ann and Sorry, Wrong Number.

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

Steven Spielberg and Sidney Lumet have both worked with Hal Holbrook over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook
Magnum Force is a 1973 American action film and the second to feature Clint Eastwood as maverick cop Harry Callahan after the 1971 film Dirty Harry. Ted Post, who also directed Eastwood in the ...more
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All the President's Men is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hal Holbrook Movies
Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford
All the President's Men is a 1976 American political thriller film directed by Alan J. Pakula. The screenplay by William Goldman is based on the 1974 non-fiction book of the same name by Carl ...more
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Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey
The Firm is a 1993 American legal thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Hal Holbrook, and David Strathairn. ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis
Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen
Wall Street is a 1987 American drama film, directed and co-written by Oliver Stone, which stars Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah and Martin Sheen. The film tells the story of Bud ...more
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Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Men of Honor is a 2000 drama film, starring Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr. The film was directed by George Tillman, Jr. It is inspired by the true story of Master chief petty officer Carl ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Tom Welling
The Fog is a 1980 American horror film directed by John Carpenter, who also co-wrote the screenplay and composed the music for the film. It stars Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, ...more
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Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda
Midway, released in the United Kingdom as Battle of Midway and in the US on video as The Battle of Midway, is a 1976 Technicolor film directed by Jack Smight and produced by Walter Mirisch from ...more
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field
Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Hal Holbrook
Hush is a 1998 American thriller starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, and Jessica Lange.
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Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston
Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more
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Chevy Chase, Phil Hartman, Hal Holbrook
Fletch Lives is a 1989 comedy film starring Chevy Chase. It was directed by Michael Ritchie with a screenplay by Leon Capetanos based on the character created by Gregory Mcdonald. Fletch Lives ...more
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Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave
Julia is a 1977 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, from a screenplay by Alvin Sargent. It is based on Lillian Hellman's book Pentimento, a chapter of which purports to tell the story of her ...more
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Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto
The Star Chamber is a 1983 American thriller film written by Roderick Taylor and directed by Peter Hyams. It stars Michael Douglas and Hal Holbrook. Its title is taken from the name of the ...more
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Stephen King, Ed Harris, Ted Danson
Creepshow is a 1982 horror anthology film with elements of black comedy directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The film's ensemble cast included Hal Holbrook, Adrienne ...more
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Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, Rob Reiner
The Majestic is a 2001 American drama film directed and produced by Frank Darabont, written by Michael Sloane, and starring Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Jeffrey DeMunn, David Ogden Stiers, James ...more
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Natalie Cole, Don Knotts, George Kennedy
Cats Don't Dance is a 1997 American animated musical comedy film, distributed by Warner Bros. Family Entertainment and notable as the only fully animated feature produced by Turner Feature ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz
Water for Elephants is a 2011 American romantic drama film directed by Francis Lawrence. Richard LaGravenese wrote the screenplay, which was based on Sara Gruen's 2006 novel of the same name. It ...more
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Mariah Carey, Brooke Shields, Sarah Silverman
The Bachelor is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Gary Sinyor and written by Steve Cohen. It is a remake of the 1925 film Seven Chances and stars Chris O'Donnell and Renée ...more
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Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Killshot is a 2008 American thriller film directed by John Madden and starring Diane Lane, Thomas Jane, Mickey Rourke and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It is based on Elmore Leonard's 1989 novel of the ...more
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Matthew Broderick, Sam Waterston, Hal Holbrook
Lewis Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery is a 1997 film directed by Ken Burns.
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Hal Holbrook, Frances Conroy, Rue McClanahan
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James Garner, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook
They Only Kill Their Masters is a 1972 mystery film starring James Garner and Katharine Ross, with a supporting cast featuring Hal Holbrook, June Allyson, Tom Ewell, Peter Lawford, Edmond ...more
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Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Melanie Griffith
Shade is a 2003 neo-noir crime drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton, Jamie Foxx, Roger Guenveur Smith, Melanie Griffith and Sylvester Stallone. The film follows a trio ...more
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O. J. Simpson, James Brolin, Elliott Gould
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