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The Best Jack Palance Movies

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

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

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    Batman

    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger
    Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics...  more

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    The Swan Princess

    John Cleese, Jack Palance
    The Swan Princess is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film based on the ballet "Swan...  more

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    Second Chance

    Robert Mitchum, Jack Palance
    Second Chance is a 1953 American color thriller, directed by Rudolph Maté. The picture, shot...  more
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    City Slickers

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal
    City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring...  more

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    #68 of 1,139 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#91 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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    Shane

    Jack Palance, Jean Arthur
    Shane is a 1953 American Technicolor Western film from Paramount. It was produced and directed...  more

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    God's Gun

    Jack Palance, Lee Van Cleef
    Priest turned vigilante Father John (Van Cleef) hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam...  more
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    The Professionals

    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster
    The Professionals is a 1966 American western starring Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Claudia...  more

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    Attack

    Lee Marvin, Jack Palance
    Attack, also known as Attack!, is a 1956 American war film. It was directed by Robert Aldrich...  more

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    Panic in the Streets

    Jack Palance, Richard Widmark
    Panic in the Streets is a 1950 film noir directed by Elia Kazan. It was shot exclusively on...  more

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    Monte Walsh

    Lee Marvin, Jack Palance
    Monte Walsh is taken from the title of a 1963 western novel by Jack Schaefer. The movie has...  more
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    The Silver Chalice

    Paul Newman, Natalie Wood
    The Silver Chalice is a 1954 American historical epic film from Warner Bros., based on Thomas...  more
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    Bagdad Café

    Jack Palance, C. C. H. Pounder
    Bagdad Café is a 1987 German film directed by Percy Adlon. It is a comedy set in a remote...  more
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    Alone in the Dark

    Jack Palance, Martin Landau
    Alone in the Dark is a 1982 slasher film directed by Jack Sholder. It was the director's debut...  more

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    Contempt

    Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance
    Contempt is a 1963 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the Italian novel A Ghost at...  more

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    Young Guns

    Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland
    Young Guns is a 1988 Western action film directed by Christopher Cain and written by John...  more

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    The Man Inside

    Jack Palance, Anita Ekberg
    The Man Inside is a 1958 British crime adventure film brought to the screen by Warwick Film...  more
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    Africa Express

    Ursula Andress, Jack Palance
    Africa Express is a 1975 Italian adventure film starring Ursula Andress, Giuliano Gemma, and...  more
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    Treasure Island

    Jack Palance, Kevin Zegers
    Treasure Island is a 1999 film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island....  more
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    Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Jack Palance, Pamela Brown
    Dracula is a 1973 television adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula written by Richard...  more

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    Chato's Land

    Charles Bronson, Jack Palance
    Chato's Land is a 1972 western Technicolor film directed by Michael Winner, starring Charles...  more
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    The Mercenary

    Jack Palance, Franco Nero
    The Mercenary, also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by...  more
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    Welcome to Blood City

    Jack Palance, Samantha Eggar
    Welcome to Blood City is a 1977 film directed by Peter Sasdy. It stars Jack Palance, Keir...  more
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    Oklahoma Crude

    Faye Dunaway, Jack Palance
    Oklahoma Crude is a 1973 American drama film directed by Stanley Kramer. It stars George C....  more
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    Sudden Fear

    Joan Crawford, Jack Palance
    Sudden Fear is a 1952 American thriller film noir directed by David Miller, and starring Joan...  more