The Best Jack Elam Movies

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

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

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

If you're a fan of Jack Elam, then check out our lists of the best Bob Hope and Ernest Borgnine movies as well.

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  • Support Your Local Gunfighter
    James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Jack Elam
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Burt Kennedy
  • Support Your Local Sheriff!
    James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Burt Kennedy
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Sergio Leone
  • The Over-the-Hill Gang
    Pat O'Brien, Walter Brennan, Chill Wills
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
  • Rio Lobo
    John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Howard Hawks
  • The Man from Laramie
    James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Anthony Mann
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
    Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Tim Matheson
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Vincent McEveety
  • The Cannonball Run
    Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Hal Needham
  • The Night of the Grizzly
    Clint Walker, Martha Hyer, Keenan Wynn
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Joseph Pevney
  • Vera Cruz
    Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Robert Aldrich
  • The Comancheros
    John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Lee Marvin
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
  • The Far Country
    James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Walter Brennan
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Anthony Mann
  • Hannie Caulder
    Raquel Welch, Robert Culp, Ernest Borgnine
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Burt Kennedy
  • The Rare Breed
    James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen
  • Kansas City Confidential
    John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster
    • Released: 1952
    • Directed by: Phil Karlson
  • Once Upon a Texas Train
    Willie Nelson, Richard Widmark, Shaun Cassidy
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Burt Kennedy
  • Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
    James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
  • Cattle Queen of Montana
    Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Reagan, Gene Evans
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Allan Dwan
  • The Sundowners
    Jack Elam, Robert Preston, Chill Wills
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: George Templeton
  • Night Passage
    James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: James Neilson
  • Hot Lead and Cold Feet
    Jim Dale, Karen Valentine, Don Knotts
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Robert Butler
  • Jubal
    Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Delmer Daves
  • Huckleberry Finn
    Ron Howard, Don Most, Antonio Fargas
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Robert Totten
  • High Lonesome
    John Drew Barrymore, Chill Wills, John Archer
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Alan Le May
  • Baby Face Nelson
    Mickey Rooney, Jack Elam, Carolyn Jones
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Don Siegel