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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.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like The Godchild and Ebenezer.

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

Notable directors that worked with Jack Palance include names like Tim Burton, Simon Wincer and Alf Kjellin. If Jack Palance movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Ernest Borgnine and James Coburn too.

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  • Oklahoma Crude is a 1973 American drama film directed by Stanley Kramer. It stars George C. Scott and Faye Dunaway. It was entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival where Kramer won the ...more
  • German tourist Jasmin Munchgstettner (Marianne Sägebrecht) argues with her husband after car trouble strands them along a dusty highway in the American Southwest. Fuming, she storms off and travels ...more
  • Four soldiers of fortune are hired by a wealthy rancher to rescue his beautiful young wife who has been kidnapped by a villainous Mexican bandit. When they finally find her, after fighting their way ...more
  • Half-Apache Pardon Chato (Charles Bronson) finds himself in a bar fight with a bigoted sheriff and kills the man to save his own life. The locals won't accept this defense, though, and angry Civil ...more
  • At the end of the Wild West era, cowboys Monte Walsh (Lee Marvin) and Chet Rollins (Jack Palance) arrive in the town of Harmony, where they reconnect with their old friend Shorty Austin (Mitch Ryan). ...more
  • The Swan Princess is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film based on the ballet "Swan Lake". Starring the voice talents of Jack Palance, John Cleese, Steven Wright, and Sandy Duncan, the film ...more
  • Enigmatic gunslinger Shane (Alan Ladd) rides into a small Wyoming town with hopes of quietly settling down as a farmhand. Taking a job on homesteader Joe Starrett's (Van Heflin) farm, Shane is drawn ...more
  • After Dr. Clint Reed (Richard Widmark) is called in to supervise an autopsy of a unknown man, he discovers that the John Doe died of pneumonic plague. Revealing his discovery to the mayor and city ...more
  • Lt. Joe Costa (Jack Palance) is a part of Fragile Fox Company, a National Guard unit sent to a Belgian town in the final stages of World War II. Costa harbors some serious doubts about the leadership ...more
  • City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, with supporting roles by Patricia Wettig, Helen ...more
  • Man in the Attic is a 1953 mystery film directed by Hugo Fregonese. It was released in the United States on December 23 by Twentieth Century Fox. The movie, based on the 1913 novel The Lodger by ...more
  • Sign of the Pagan is a 1954 film starring Jeff Chandler about Attila the Hun and his invasion of Rome.
  • Following a whirlwind courtship, acclaimed playwright Myra Hudson (Joan Crawford) marries Lester Blaine (Jack Palance), a slick actor she has just fired from her latest play. Shortly after the ...more
  • The Lonely Man is a 1957 western film directed by Henry Levin.
  • In this final chapter of the "Sarah, Plain and Tall" series, Sarah Witting (Glenn Close) and her husband, Jacob (Christopher Walken), are taken by surprise when Jacob's father, John (Jack Palance), ...more
  • Arrowhead is a 1953 western film directed by Charles Marquis Warren and starring Charlton Heston and Jack Palance. The film is based on the novel Adobe Walls by W.R.Burnett. The screenplay was also ...more
  • City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold is a 1994 comedy film directed by Paul Weiland. It is the sequel to City Slickers and stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Jon Lovitz and Daniel ...more
  • Police officers Ray Tango (Sylvester Stallone) and Gabe Cash (Kurt Russell) are narcotics experts working to bring down drug lord Yves Perret (Jack Palance). In an attempt to stymie their efforts, ...more
  • After the end of World War II, six German soldiers return to Berlin and form a bomb disposal unit. Defusing bombs is extremely risky business, so every week the group contributes to a fund that will ...more
  • Austerlitz is a 1960 film directed by Abel Gance and starring Jean Marais, Rossano Brazzi, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Vittorio de Sica, Orson Welles, Leslie Caron and Elvire Popesco. Pierre ...more
  • Ebenezer is a 1998 Canadian television production re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol with Jack Palance giving a performance as Ebenezer Scrooge, á la Western genre. Palance, ...more
  • Portrait of a Hitman is a 1979 film directed by Allan A. Buckhantz and written by Yabo Yablonsky. Although the film was shot in 1977 and featured actors such as Jack Palance and Rod Steiger, it did ...more
  • The Horsemen is a 1971 film starring Omar Sharif, directed by John Frankenheimer; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo. Based on a novel by French writer Joseph Kessel, Les Cavaliers shows Afghanistan and its ...more
  • Based on the real life of the famed Argentine revolutionary, this film follows Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Omar Sharif) as he joins the conflict in Cuba during the 1950s. Working his way up in the ranks, ...more
  • Dracula is a 1973 television adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula written by Richard Matheson and directed by Dark Shadows creator Dan Curtis, with Jack Palance in the title role. It was ...more