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The Best John Saxon Movies  

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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.

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List features films like Night Caller from Outer Space and Joe Kidd.

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John Saxon is no stranger to working with popular directors, including David Cronenberg, Blake Edwards and Otto Preminger.

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Rosey Grier, Keenan Wynn, Joanna Cassidy
The Glove is a 1979 action film directed by cult actor Ross Hagen and starring John Saxon. Saxon plays a bounty hunter who's given a large sum to track down a vicious ex-convict who has been ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, John Saxon, Curd J├╝rgens
This Happy Feeling is a 1958 film by Blake Edwards adapted from the F. Hugh Herbert play For Love or Money. Edwards regretted Universal-International's eleventh hour decision of a name change, ...more
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Claudia Jennings, John Saxon, William Smith
Fast Company is a 1979 film by Canadian director David Cronenberg. It was written by Phil Savath, Courtney Smith, Alan Treen, and Cronenberg, and stars William Smith, John Saxon, Claudia ...more
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John Saxon, Lynda Day George, David Opatoshu
Beyond Evil is a 1980 horror film directed by Herb Freed and starring John Saxon.
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John Saxon, Burt Young, Marianna Hill
Blood Beach is a 1981 horror B movie written and directed by Jeffrey Bloom. It starred David Huffman, John Saxon and Burt Young. The premise, conceived by Steven Nalevansky, involved a creature ...more
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Bruce Lee: Path of the Dragon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best John Saxon Movies
Bruce Lee: Path of the Dragon James Coburn, George Lazenby, Cynthia Rothrock
Bruce Lee: Path of the Dragon is a 1998 short documentary film written and directed by Walt Missingham.
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Elke Sommer, Ray Milland, Senta Berger
The Swiss Conspiracy is a 1976 action film starring David Janssen, Senta Berger and Elke Sommer, and directed by Jack Arnold. It was co-produced between Germany and the United States.
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John Saxon, Barry Sullivan, Guido Alberti
Napoli violenta is a poliziottesco film directed by the Italian crime film specialist Umberto Lenzi in 1976. It was released on VHS in the US under the title Violent Protection and in the UK as ...more
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John Saxon, Robert Townsend, Angus Macfadyen
Joseph's Gift is a 1998 feature film. It is a modern-day retelling of the biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob.
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John Saxon, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Elizabeth Turner
Cannibal Apocalypse is a 1980 zombie horror film directed by Antonio Margheriti, written by Margheriti and Dardano Sacchetti, and starring John Saxon.
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Bottom Feeders John Saxon, Elizabeth Chambers, Richard Doone
Bottom Feeders is a 1998 Action film written and directed by Thomas Baumann.
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Lee Van Cleef, Audie Murphy, Vic Morrow
Posse from Hell is a 1961 western film directed by Herbert Coleman.
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Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Quinn
Portrait in Black is a 1960 American neo-noir crime drama/thriller film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn. Produced by Ross Hunter, the film was based on the ...more
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John Saxon, Ingrid Thulin, Renato Terra
Agostino is a 1962 drama film written by Goffredo Parise and Mauro Bolognini and directed by Mauro Bolognini.
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Ruth Buzzi, Susan Blakely, Marcia Wallace
My Mom's a Werewolf is a 1989 comedy/horror film directed by Michael Fischa, written by Mark Pirro, starring Susan Blakely and John Saxon.
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John Saxon, Michael Parks, Lance LeGault
Nightmare Beach, released in the United States as Welcome to Spring Break, is an Italian-American slasher film released in 1988 co-directed by Harry Kirkpatrick and Umberto Lenzi, and starring ...more
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John Saxon, Michael Nouri, Dustin Nguyen
No Escape, No Return is a 1993 action and adventure film written and directed by Charles T. Kanganis.
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Robert Redford, Francis Ford Coppola, Sydney Pollack
War Hunt is a 1962 war film starring John Saxon, Robert Redford and Charles Aidman. The film was directed by Denis Sanders, produced by his brother, Terry Sanders for T-D Enterprises, and ...more
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Rex Harrison, Dharmendra, Aruna Irani
Shalimar is a 1978 Bollywood film. The movie starred Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Shammi Kapoor, Prem Nath and Aruna Irani. English actor Sir Rex Harrison and American actors John Saxon and Sylvia ...more
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Judge Reinhold, John Saxon, Pat Hingle
Running Scared is a 1980 action film directed by Paul Glickler and starring Ken Wahl, Judge Reinhold and introducing Annie McEnroe.
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Ryan O'Neal, Catherine Hicks, Chad Everett
Fever Pitch is a 1985 American film starring Ryan O'Neal, and written and directed by Richard Brooks. This turned out to be the final film for Brooks, director of such acclaimed pictures as ...more
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John Saxon, Tetchie Agbayani, Judith Chapman
Desire is a 1982 Filipino- American film directed by Eddie Romero and starred John Saxon, Judith Chapman and Tetchie Agbayani.
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Henry Gibson, John Saxon, Dick Miller
Trapped Ashes is a 2006 horror anthology film with segments directed by Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, Monte Hellman, Ken Russell, and John Gaeta.
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Night Caller from Outer Space John Saxon, Warren Mitchell, Alfred Burke
Night Caller from Outer Space, also known as simply The Night Caller or Blood Beast from Outer Space, is a British 1965 science fiction film directed by John Gilling. It is based on Frank ...more
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The Big Score Fred Williamson, Richard Roundtree, John Saxon