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The Best Jeffrey Hunter Movies 

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

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

List features The Great Locomotive Chase, Gun for a Coward and more.

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John Wayne, Natalie Wood, Vera Miles

Released: 1956

Directed by: John Ford

The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May, and starring John Wayne as a middle-aged veteran who spends ...more

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Orson Welles, Rip Torn, Robert Ryan

Released: 1961

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

King of Kings is a 1961 American biblical epic film made by Samuel Bronston Productions and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed by Nicholas Ray, the film is a dramatization of the story ...more
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Jeffrey Hunter, Marshall Thompson, Chichay

Released: 1962

Directed by: Richard Goldstone, John Cherry Monks, Jr.

No Man Is an Island is a 1962 war film about the exploits of George Ray Tweed, a United States Navy radioman who avoided capture and execution by the Japanese during their years-long World War ...more
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George Takei, Vic Damone, Jeffrey Hunter

Released: 1961

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Hell to Eternity is a 1960 American World War II film starring Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone and directed by Phil Karlson. This film biopic is about the true experiences of Marine ...more
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Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark, Jack Warden

Released: 1951

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

The Frogmen is a 1951 black-and-white film made by Twentieth Century Fox. It is based on operations by United States Navy Underwater Demolition Teams, popularly known as "frogmen", ...more
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Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton

Released: 1962

Directed by: Darryl F. Zanuck, Ken Annakin, Bernhard Wicki, Andrew Marton, Gerd Oswald

The Longest Day is a 1962 film based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during WWII. The film was produced by Darryl ...more

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Woody Strode, Jeffrey Hunter, Billie Burke

Released: 1960

Directed by: John Ford

Sergeant Rutledge is a 1960 Western and military courtroom drama starring Woody Strode and Jeffrey Hunter. It was directed by John Ford and shot on location in Monument Valley, Utah. The film ...more
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Robert Wagner, Dana Wynter, France Nuyen

Released: 1958

Directed by: Philip Dunne

In Love and War is a 1958 Cinemascope and DeLuxe Color film set in World War Two, directed by Philip Dunne. It is based on the 1957 novel The Big War by Anton Myrer.
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Spencer Tracy, Basil Rathbone, Jeffrey Hunter

Released: 1958

Directed by: John Ford

The Last Hurrah is a 1958 film adaptation of the novel The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor. The picture was directed by John Ford and stars Spencer Tracy as a veteran mayor preparing for yet ...more
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Joanne Woodward, Tony Randall, Pat Hingle

Released: 1957

Directed by: Martin Ritt

No Down Payment is a 1957 film drama directed by Martin Ritt. It was scripted by Philip Yordan, who fronted for a then uncredited and blacklisted Ben Maddow and is based on the novel of the same ...more
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Charles Bronson, Richard Widmark, Richard Crenna

Released: 1952

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Red Skies of Montana is a 1952 adventure drama in which Richard Widmark stars as a smokejumper who attempts to save his crew while being overrun by a forest fire, not only to preserve their ...more
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Wendy Hiller, Jeffrey Hunter, Michael Rennie

Released: 1953

Directed by: John Boulting, Roy Boulting

Single-Handed is a 1953 war film based on the novel Brown on Resolution by C. S. Forester and filmed in the Mediterranean Sea. Jeffrey Hunter stars as a Canadian sailor serving on a British ...more
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Bob Hope, Gina Lollobrigida, Phyllis Diller

Released: 1968

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell is a 1968 film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, and Jeffrey Hunter. The movie was filmed in Puerto Rico in 1967; it was ...more
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Robert Wagner, Alan Hale, Jr.

Released: 1957

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

The True Story of Jesse James is a 1957 American Western drama film adapted from Henry King's 1939 film Jesse James, which was only loosely based on James' life. It was directed by Nicholas Ray, ...more
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Lucille Ball, Jayne Mansfield, Carl Reiner

Released: 1967

Directed by: Gene Kelly

A Guide for the Married Man is a 1967 American bedroom farce comedy film starring Walter Matthau, Robert Morse, and Inger Stevens. It was directed by Gene Kelly. It features a large number of ...more

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Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Jeffrey Hunter

Released: 1967

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Custer of the West is a 1967 American Western film directed by Robert Siodmak. It tells a highly fictionalised version of the life and death of George Armstrong Custer. It starred Robert Shaw as ...more
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Jeffrey Hunter, Piero Lulli, Nello Pazzafini

Released: 1968

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo

Find a Place to Die is a spaghetti western starring Jeffrey Hunter and Pascale Petit . It was directed by Giuliano Carnimeo.
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Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward, Mary Astor

Released: 1956

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

A Kiss Before Dying is a 1956 American color film noir, directed by Gerd Oswald in his directorial debut. The screenplay was written by Lawrence Roman, based on Ira Levin's 1953 novel of the ...more
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Grace Kelly, John Cassavetes, Agnes Moorehead

Released: 1951

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Fourteen Hours is a 1951 drama film directed by Henry Hathaway, which tells the story of a New York police officer trying to stop a despondent man from jumping to his death from the fifteenth ...more
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Jeffrey Hunter, Louis Hayward, Jack Taylor

Released: 1967

Directed by: Sidney W. Pink

The Christmas Kid is a 1967 western film directed by Sidney W. Pink and distributed in America by Troma Entertainment.
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Walter Brennan, Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter

Released: 1952

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Lure of the Wilderness is a 1952 film directed by Jean Negulesco.
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Ginger Rogers, Anne Francis, Clifton Webb

Released: 1952

Directed by: Claude Binyon

Dreamboat is a 1952 comedy film starring Clifton Webb as a college professor with a mysterious past.
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Count Five and Die Jeffrey Hunter, David Kossoff, Nigel Patrick

Released: 1957

Directed by: Victor Vicas

Count Five and Die is a 1957 British war drama produced by Zonic Productions and released in the USA by the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. It was directed by Victor Vicas, produced by ...more
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Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Hugh O'Brian

Released: 1955

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

White Feather is a 1955 Technicolor western film directed by Robert D. Webb and starring Robert Wagner. The movie was filmed in Durango, Mexico. The story is based on fact; however, the ...more
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Fred MacMurray, Dean Stockwell, Jeffrey Hunter

Released: 1957

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Gun for a Coward is a 1957 western film directed by Abner Biberman.