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The Best Jan-Michael Vincent Movies 

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including Born in East L.A. and Tribes.

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Buster and Billie Robert Englund, Jan-Michael Vincent, Pamela Sue Martin

Released: 1974

Directed by: Sidney Sheldon, Daniel Petrie

Buster and Billie is an American motion picture released by Columbia Pictures. The film was of the tragic romance/revenge film genres. It was directed by Daniel Petrie, whose credits include ...more
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Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn

Released: 1972

Directed by: Michael Winner

The Mechanic is a 1972 American action-thriller film directed by Michael Winner. It stars Charles Bronson and Jan-Michael Vincent. The film is noted for its opening. There is no dialogue for the ...more

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Airwolf: The Movie Ernest Borgnine, Jan-Michael Vincent, David Hemmings

Released: 1984

Directed by: Donald P. Bellisario

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Jan-Michael Vincent, Darren McGavin, Earl Holliman

Released: 1970

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Tribes, also known as The Soldier Who Declared Peace, is a 1970 television film, broadcast as an ABC Movie of the Week directed by Joseph Sargent. A big ratings success when it first aired ...more
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Richard Gere, Jan-Michael Vincent, Katherine Helmond

Released: 1976

Directed by: John D. Hancock

Baby Blue Marine is a 1976 Metrocolor film set during World War II that was directed by John D. Hancock. It stars Jan-Michael Vincent and Glynnis O'Connor. Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film ...more
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Danny Aiello, Jan-Michael Vincent, Art Carney

Released: 1980

Directed by: John Flynn

Defiance is a 1980 American film starring Jan-Michael Vincent, Art Carney, and Theresa Saldana. The film, an early Jerry Bruckheimer production, follows a suspended young seaman who takes up ...more
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Gary Busey, Jan-Michael Vincent, Barbara Hale

Released: 1978

Directed by: John Milius

Big Wednesday is a 1978 American coming of age film directed by John Milius. Co-written by Milius and Dennis Aaberg, it is loosely based on their own experiences at Malibu and a short story ...more

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Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

Released: 1978

Directed by: Hal Needham

Hooper is a 1978 action-comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, based loosely on the experiences of director Hal Needham, a one-time stuntman in his own right. It serves as a tribute to stuntmen and ...more
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Tim Conway, Frank Gifford, Jan-Michael Vincent

Released: 1973

Directed by: Robert Scheerer

The World's Greatest Athlete is a 1973 American feature film released by Walt Disney Productions. It starred John Amos, Roscoe Lee Browne, Tim Conway, Dayle Haddon, and Jan-Michael Vincent. It ...more

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Jan-Michael Vincent, Slim Pickens, Dick Miller

Released: 1975

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

White Line Fever is an American movie about truck drivers released in 1975 and starring Jan-Michael Vincent. The film was made during a heyday for trucking in American popular culture.
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Jackie Earle Haley, George Peppard, Jan-Michael Vincent

Released: 1977

Directed by: Jack Smight

Damnation Alley is a 1977 post-apocalyptic film, directed by Jack Smight, loosely based on the novel of the same name by Roger Zelazny. The original music score was composed by Jerry Goldsmith ...more

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John Wayne, Merlin Olsen, Rock Hudson

Released: 1969

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

The Undefeated is a 1969 American Western film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and John Wayne and starring John Wayne and Rock Hudson. The film portrays events surrounding the French Intervention ...more

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Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn

Released: 1975

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Bite the Bullet is a 1975 American Western film written and directed by Richard Brooks and starring Gene Hackman, James Coburn, Candice Bergen, Ben Johnson, Ian Bannen, Jan-Michael Vincent and ...more

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Cybill Shepherd, Martin Landau, Raymond Burr

Released: 1980

Directed by: Greydon Clark

The Return is a 1980 American science fiction film directed by Greydon Clark. It stars Jan-Michael Vincent, Cybill Shepherd, Martin Landau, and Raymond Burr. It met little commercial success and ...more
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Journey to Shiloh Harrison Ford, James Caan, Jan-Michael Vincent

Released: 1968

Directed by: William Hale

Journey to Shiloh is a 1968 Technicolor epic western film starring James Caan, Michael Sarrazin, Harrison Ford, Brenda Scott, Albert Popwell, Jan-Michael Vincent, Robert Pine and directed by ...more
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Last Plane Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jan-Michael Vincent Movies
Last Plane Out Jan-Michael Vincent, Mary Crosby, William Windom

Released: 1983

Directed by: David Nelson

Last Plane Out is a 1983 film directed by David Nelson, son of Ozzie and Harriet. It was based on journalist Jack Cox's experience in Nicaragua when it was ruled by dictator Anastasio Somoza ...more
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Kim Basinger, Daryl Hannah, Jan-Michael Vincent

Released: 1981

Directed by: David Greene

Hard Country is a 1981 American drama film directed by David Greene and starring Jan-Michael Vincent, Kim Basinger, and Michael Parks. Written by Michael Kane and Michael Martin Murphey, the ...more
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Bernadette Peters, Kris Kristofferson, Loni Anderson

Released: 1976

Directed by: George Armitage

Vigilante Force is a 1976 American action film concerning a Vietnam War veteran and his buddies, who are hired by his brother and others in a small California town for protection from rowdy ...more
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Six Against the Rock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jan-Michael Vincent Movies
Six Against the Rock David Morse, David Carradine, Jan-Michael Vincent

Released: 1987

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

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Cheech Marin, Jan-Michael Vincent, Daniel Stern

Released: 1987

Directed by: Cheech Marin

Born in East L.A. is a 1987 American comedy film written and directed by Cheech Marin of the Cheech & Chong comedy team. The film is about a Mexican-American from East Los Angeles who is ...more

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Rip Torn, Jan-Michael Vincent, Lance Henriksen

Released: 1989

Directed by: William Lustig

Hit List is a 1989 action–thriller movie directed by William Lustig. The tagline for the movie was: They attacked the wrong woman... They kidnapped the wrong child... And they made the wrong man ...more
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Midnight Witness Mark Pellegrino, Jan-Michael Vincent, Virginia Mayo

Released: 1993

Directed by: Peter Foldy

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Menace Stephen Moyer, Jan-Michael Vincent, WC

Released: 2002

Directed by: John Marino

Menace is the 2002 drama film written and directed by John Marino.
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Brigitte Nielsen, Jan-Michael Vincent, Robert Davi

Released: 1995

Directed by: Talun Hsu

Body Count is a 1995 action thriller film written by Henry Madden and directed by Talun Hsu.
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Jan-Michael Vincent, Robert Ginnaven, Jillian McWhirter

Released: 1992

Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago

Beyond the Call of Duty is a 1992 action, adventure and war film written by R.G. Davis, Beverly Gray and Thomas McKelvey Cleaver and directed by Cirio H. Santiago.