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

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The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Tomorrow Never Dies and That Certain Summer.

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Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Joe Don Baker at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Cool Hand Luke Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars in the title ...more

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Walking Tall Joe Don Baker, Noah Beery, Jr. Walking Tall is a 1973 American action semi-biopic film of Sheriff Buford Pusser, a former professional wrestler-turned-lawman in McNairy County, Tennessee. It starred Joe Don Baker as Pusser. ...more

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The Natural Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and ...more

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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more

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Charley Varrick Walter Matthau, Norman Fell, Don Siegel Charley Varrick is a 1973 crime film directed by Don Siegel and starring Walter Matthau, Andrew Robinson, Joe Don Baker and John Vernon. The film was based on the novel The Looters by John H.

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Tomorrow Never Dies Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler Tomorrow Never Dies is the eighteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, with the ...more

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Junior Bonner Steve McQueen, Ida Lupino, Ben Johnson Junior Bonner is a 1972 film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen, Joe Don Baker, Robert Preston and Ida Lupino. The film focuses on a veteran rodeo rider as he returns to his ...more

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GoldenEye Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench GoldenEye is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond. The film was directed by Martin Campbell and is the ...more

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The Outfit Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Robert Ryan The Outfit is a 1973 crime film directed by John Flynn. It stars Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Joe Don Baker and Robert Ryan. Flynn's screenplay is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by ...more

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Framed Joe Don Baker, Brock Peters, Gabriel Dell Framed is a 1975 action film directed by Phil Karlson.

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Guns of the Magnificent Seven George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Fernando Rey Guns of the Magnificent Seven is a Zapata Western and the second sequel to the 1960 western film, The Magnificent Seven. The picture was directed by Paul Wendkos and stars George Kennedy as ...more

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Mud is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Joe Don Baker Movies
Mud Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Paulson Mud is a 2012 American drama film directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, and Reese Witherspoon. The film competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film

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Congo Tim Curry, Laura Linney, Jimmy Buffett Congo is a 1995 action adventure film loosely based on Michael Crichton's novel of the same name. It was directed by Frank Marshall and stars Laura Linney, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson, Tim Curry, ...more

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Fletch Chevy Chase, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Geena Davis Fletch is a 1985 comedy film about an investigative newspaper reporter, Irwin M. Fletcher. The film was directed by Michael Ritchie and written by Andrew Bergman, loosely based on the popular ...more

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The Living Daylights Timothy Dalton, John Rhys-Davies, J.J. Barry The Living Daylights is the fifteenth entry in the James Bond film series and the first to star Timothy Dalton as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's title is taken from Ian Fleming's ...more

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Panther Chris Rock, Angela Bassett, Chris Tucker Panther is a 1995 film directed by Mario Van Peebles, from a screenplay adapted by his father, Melvin Van Peebles, from his novel of the same name. The film portrays the Black Panther Party for ...more

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Mitchell Merlin Olsen, Linda Evans, Martin Balsam Mitchell is a 1975 film starring Joe Don Baker as an abrasive, alcoholic police detective, released by Allied Artists Pictures Corporation in the USA on September 10, 1975. It was directed by ...more

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Reality Bites Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane ...more

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Mars Attacks! Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jonathan Gems. Based on the cult trading card series of the same name, the film features an ...more

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Joe Dirt Christopher Walken, Kid Rock, Jaime Pressly Joe Dirt is a 2001 American adventure comedy film starring David Spade, Dennis Miller, Christopher Walken, Brian Thompson, Brittany Daniel, Jaime Pressly, Erik Per Sullivan, and Kid Rock. The ...more

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Criminal Law Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Joe Don Baker Criminal Law is a 1989 thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon. It received overwhelmingly negative reviews.

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Quest for Camelot Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion, Gary Oldman Quest for Camelot is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film from Warner Bros. Animation, based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman, it stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Jane ...more

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Checkered Flag or Crash Susan Sarandon, Joe Don Baker Checkered Flag or Crash is a 1977 film about off-road racing through the Philippines jungle, starring Joe Don Baker and Susan Sarandon and featuring Larry Hagman, Alan Vint and Parnelli Jones. ...more

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The Underneath Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall The Underneath is a 1995 American film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Peter Gallagher and Alison Elliott. The film is based on the novel Criss Cross by Don Tracy, and is a remake of the ...more

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The Killing Time Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Madsen, Beau Bridges The Killing Time is a 1987 thriller film starring Kiefer Sutherland, Beau Bridges, and Michael Madsen. This film has the distinction of being one of the few times Beau Bridges is seen smoking ...more

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The Pack Joe Don Baker, R. G. Armstrong, Richard B. Shull The Pack is a 1977 horror film about a pack of abandoned dogs who turn against humans by killing them for food at Seal Island.

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Getting Even Audrey Landers, Joe Don Baker, Edward Albert Getting Even is a 1986 film directed by Dwight H. Little.

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The Grass Harp Edward Furlong, Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek The Grass Harp is a 1995 American comedy-drama film. It is based on the novella by Truman Capote; the screenplay was the final work of Oscar-winning screenwriter Stirling Silliphant. The film ...more

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George Wallace Angelina Jolie, Gary Sinise, Mare Winningham George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and ...more

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Final Justice Rossano Brazzi, Joe Don Baker, Bill McKinney Final Justice is a 1984 film starring Joe Don Baker and directed by Greydon Clark. It follows the exploits of a Texas sheriff who overturns a Maltese city to find the mobster who killed his ...more

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The Distinguished Gentleman Eddie Murphy, James Garner, Charles S. Dutton The Distinguished Gentleman is a comedy starring Eddie Murphy. The film was directed by Jonathan Lynn. In addition to Murphy, the film stars Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Joe Don Baker, James ...more

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Felony Danny DeVito, Cory Everson, David Warner Felony is a 1995 action drama thriller film directed and written by David A. Prior.

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Speedtrap is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Joe Don Baker Movies
Speedtrap Tyne Daly, Joe Don Baker Speedtrap is 1977 police chase action film starring Joe Don Baker and Tyne Daly.

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That Certain Summer Martin Sheen, Hal Holbrook, Hope Lange That Certain Summer is a 1972 American television movie directed by Lamont Johnson. The teleplay by Richard Levinson and William Link was the first to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. ...more

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Adam at 6 A.M. Michael Douglas, Joe Don Baker, Dana Elcar Adam at 6 A.M. is a 1970 American film directed by Robert Scheerer. The film did not receive much attention when it was released, but was the second starring role for Michael Douglas. The movie ...more

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Citizen Cohn James Woods, Lee Grant, Tovah Feldshuh Citizen Cohn is a 1992 cable film covering the life of Joseph McCarthy's controversial chief counsel Roy Cohn. James Woods, who starred as Cohn, was nominated for both an Emmy and a Golden Globe ...more

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Mongo's Back in Town Martin Sheen, Telly Savalas, Joe Don Baker Mongo's Back in Town is a crime TV movie, directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, with Telly Savalas, Joe Don Baker and Martin Sheen.

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Wacko Stella Stevens, Andrew Dice Clay, George Kennedy Wacko is a 1983 film.

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Wild Rovers William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden Wild Rovers is a 1971 American Western film directed by Blake Edwards and starring William Holden and Ryan O'Neal. Originally intended as a three-hour epic, it was heavily edited and changed by ...more

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Golden Needles Burgess Meredith, Jim Kelly, Ann Sothern Golden Needles is a 1974 American action/adventure film starring Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Ashley, Ann Sothern, Jim Kelly, Burgess Meredith, and Roy Chiao. The film was directed by Robert Clouse ...more

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Vegas, City of Dreams Erika Eleniak, Joe Don Baker, Daniel Benzali Vegas, City of Dreams is a drama film released in 2001. The film stars Joe Don Baker, Daniel Benzali, Carlos Bernard, and Erika Eleniak.

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Where the Bullets Fly Sid James, Wilfrid Brambell, Joe Don Baker Where the Bullets Fly is a 1966 British comedy spy film directed by John Gilling and starring Tom Adams as Charles Vine and John Arnatt repeating their roles from Licensed to Kill. It also stars ...more

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Joysticks Joe Don Baker, John Diehl, Jon Gries Joysticks is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Greydon Clark.

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Leonard Part 6 Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby, Tom Courtenay Leonard Part 6 is a 1987 comedy film that parodies spy movies. It was directed by Paul Weiland and starred Bill Cosby, who also produced the film and wrote its story. The movie also starred Joe ...more