The Best James Coburn Movies

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

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

Examples of films on this list: The Great Escape, Duck, You Sucker! and more.

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

James Coburn worked with many famous directors, including big names like Brian Levant and Blake Edwards. Movie fans who love James Coburn have also been known to enjoy films starring Rod Steiger and Lee Marvin.

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  • The Great Escape
    Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
    102 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: John Sturges
    Imprisoned during World War II in a German POW camp, a group of Allied soldiers are intent on breaking out, not only to escape, but also to draw Nazi forces away from battle to search for fugitives. ...more
  • Our Man Flint
    James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Gila Golan
    84 votes
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Daniel Mann
    When a global criminal organization flexes its power over weather and tectonic activity, secret agent Derek Flint (James Coburn) is summoned from retirement to get to the bottom of the matter. While ...more

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  • Cross of Iron
    James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason
    88 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
    During World War II, Cpl. Rolf Steiner (James Coburn) is a well-respected member of the German military and a recipient of the Iron Cross, Germany's highest military honor. Envious of Steiner's ...more

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  • The Magnificent Seven
    Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen
    115 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: John Sturges
    A Mexican village is at the mercy of Calvera, the leader of a band of outlaws. The townspeople, too afraid to fight for themselves, hire seven American gunslingers to free them from the bandits' ...more

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