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The Best John Vernon Movies  

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

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

List contains films like Fuzz Bucket and Deadly Stranger.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Vernon movies?" and "What are the greatest John Vernon roles of all time?"

John Vernon worked with many famous directors, including big names like Alfred Hitchcock and Joel Schumacher.

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Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, John Vernon
The Outlaw Josey Wales is a 1976 American revisionist Western film. It was directed by and starred Clint Eastwood, with Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Sam Bottoms, and Geraldine Keams. The film ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson
Dirty Harry is a 1971 American action film produced and directed by Don Siegel, the first in the Dirty Harry series. Clint Eastwood plays the title role, in his first outing as San Francisco ...more
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Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland
National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. It is about a misfit group of fraternity ...more
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William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono
Airplane II: The Sequel is a 1982 sequel to the 1980 American comedy film Airplane!. First released on December 10, 1982, the film was written and directed by Ken Finkleman and stars Robert ...more
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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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Lauren Bacall, Angie Dickinson, Lee Marvin
Point Blank is a 1967 American neo noir film directed by John Boorman, starring Lee Marvin and featuring Angie Dickinson, adapted from the noir pulp novel The Hunter by Donald E. Westlake, ...more
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Kelly Ripa, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Michael Richardson
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman is a 2003 direct-to-video animated film based on the animated series The New Batman Adventures, serving as a stand-alone sequel to both Batman: Mask of the ...more
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Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon
A Special Day is a 1977 Italian film directed by Ettore Scola and starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni and John Vernon. Set in Rome in 1938, its narrative follows a woman and her neighbor ...more
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Vernon Movies
Christopher Titus, John Vernon, Royal Dano
Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a 1988 American science fiction horror comedy movie made by The Chiodo Brothers and starring Grant Cramer and Suzanne Snyder. It is the only Chiodo Brothers' ...more
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Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Alex Rocco
Herbie Goes Bananas is the fourth of a series of films made by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own. The film stars former Mel ...more
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Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, John Vernon
The Black Windmill is a 1974 British spy thriller directed by Don Siegel and starring Michael Caine, John Vernon, Janet Suzman and Donald Pleasence. It was produced by Richard D. Zanuck and ...more
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Brian Posehn, Michael Rosenbaum, Heather Matarazzo
Sorority Boys is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Wallace Wolodarsky, about a group of college guys who dress up as women in order to prove their innocence for a incident they did not
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Chris Rock, Jim Brown, Damon Wayans
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 parody film of blaxploitation movies written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans. Featured in the film are several noteworthy African American actors ...more
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John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Lesley-Anne Down
Brannigan is a 1975 British thriller film directed by Douglas Hickox and starring John Wayne and Richard Attenborough. Set principally in London, the film is about a Chicago detective sent to ...more
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Lyle Alzado, Jim Varney, John Vernon
Ernest Goes to Camp is a 1987 comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the second film to feature the character of Ernest P. Worrell and was shot in Burns, ...more
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Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli
Topaz is a 1969 American espionage thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the 1967 Cold War novel Topaz by Leon Uris, the film is about a French intelligence agent who becomes entangled ...more
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Molly Ringwald, John Vernon, Mimi Kuzyk
Malicious is a 1995 Canadian-American thriller film starring Molly Ringwald and Patrick McGaw. The plot follows a star college baseball player who has a fling with a disturbed medical student ...more
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Samantha Eggar, John Vernon, Michael Wincott
Curtains is a 1983 Canadian cult horror film directed by Richard Ciupka, and starring John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson and Lynne Griffin. The plot tells the story of a group of ...more
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Dirk Bogarde, Anna Karina, Michael York
Justine is a drama film directed by George Cukor and Joseph Strick. It was written by Lawrence B. Marcus and Andrew Sarris, based on the 1957 novel Justine by Lawrence Durrell.
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Tim Robbins, Britt Ekland, Sheree J. Wilson
Fraternity Vacation is a 1985 low-budget American sex comedy starring Stephen Geoffreys as a nerdy pledge to the Theta Pi Gamma fraternity at Iowa State, with Tim Robbins and Cameron Dye as ...more
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Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Robert Blake
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here is a Technicolor movie released in 1969, based on the true story of a Chemehuevi-Paiute Indian named Willie Boy and his run-in with the law in 1909 in Banning, ...more
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Linda Blair, John Vernon, Linnea Quigley
Savage Streets is a 1984 American vigilante action film starring Linda Blair. Directed by Danny Steinmann, the film premiered on October 5, 1984. This is one of the few non-horror films that ...more
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Norman Fell, Robert Forster, John Vernon
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One More Train to Rob George Peppard, France Nuyen, John Vernon
One More Train to Rob is a 1971 film directed by Andrew McLaglen.
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David Hasselhoff, Linda Blair, John Vernon
A Sleazy bail bondsman thinks he has finally gotten his big break when a millionaire heiress is arrested in a drug bust. If she shows up in court, it means a million dollars to him. If she ...more