List of the best John Saxon movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Saxon'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 John Saxon movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Saxon movies will be at the top of the list. John Saxon has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Saxon movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Saxon films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best John Saxon role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Saxon performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
Saxon died July 25, 2020 of pneumonia. He was 83.
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The UnforgivenAudrey Hepburn, Burt Lancaster
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The Craving HeartJohn Saxon, Ana Cristina Oliveira
Directed by: Stan Harrington
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Joe KiddClint Eastwood, Robert Duvall
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