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

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

List ranges from Meteor to Where the Sidewalk Ends and more.

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

Alfred Hitchcock and John Ford both worked with Karl Malden over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If Karl Malden movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Richard Widmark and Stewart Granger too.

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Patton George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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On the Waterfront Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger

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One-Eyed Jacks Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado

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Birdman of Alcatraz Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Karl Malden

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Gypsy Natalie Wood, Rosalind Russell, Karl Malden

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The Cincinnati Kid Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld

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How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

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A Streetcar Named Desire Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden

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Cheyenne Autumn James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson, Ricardo Montalbán

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The Gunfighter Gregory Peck, Karl Malden, Richard Jaeckel

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Nevada Smith Steve McQueen, Loni Anderson, Suzanne Pleshette

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I Confess Alfred Hitchcock, Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter

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Boomerang Arthur Miller, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb

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Where the Sidewalk Ends Gene Tierney, Karl Malden, Dana Andrews

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Baby Doll Eli Wallach, Rip Torn, Karl Malden

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Kiss of Death Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Coleen Gray

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The Hanging Tree Gary Cooper, George C. Scott, Karl Malden

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13 Rue Madeleine James Cagney, Karl Malden, E. G. Marshall

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Pollyanna Jane Wyman, Karl Malden, Hayley Mills

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Nuts Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Eli Wallach

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Dead Ringer Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford

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All Fall Down Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty, Eva Marie Saint

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Wild Rovers William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden

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Ruby Gentry Charlton Heston, Jennifer Jones, Karl Malden

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Twilight Time Karl Malden, Pavle Vuisić, Petar Božović

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Meteor Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

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Beyond the Poseidon Adventure Sally Field, Michael Caine, Mark Harmon

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Bombers B-52 Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Efrem Zimbalist

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The Cat o' Nine Tails Karl Malden, James Franciscus, Catherine Spaak

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Take the High Ground! Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Steve Forrest

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The Great Impostor Tony Curtis, Karl Malden, Raymond Massey

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Murderers' Row Ann-Margret, Dean Martin, Karl Malden

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Billion Dollar Brain Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Karl Malden

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Parrish Claudette Colbert, Connie Stevens, Karl Malden

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They Knew What They Wanted Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, Karl Malden

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Blue Terence Stamp, Ricardo Montalbán, Karl Malden

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The Sting II Teri Garr, Oliver Reed, Jackie Gleason

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Word of Honor John Malkovich, Rue McClanahan, Karl Malden

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Come Fly with Me Karl Malden, Hugh O'Brian, Pamela Tiffin

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The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin Suzanne Pleshette, Roddy McDowall, Karl Malden

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Fear Strikes Out Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Adam Williams

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Halls of Montezuma Robert Wagner, Jack Palance, Richard Widmark

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The Summertime Killer Karl Malden, Claudine Auger, Olivia Hussey

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Back to the Streets of San Francisco Karl Malden, Darleen Carr

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The Sellout Karl Malden, Walter Pidgeon, Cameron Mitchell

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Hotel Karl Malden, Merle Oberon, Rod Taylor

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Phantom of the Rue Morgue Karl Malden, Merv Griffin, Steve Forrest

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Winged Victory Red Buttons, Jeanne Crain, Karl Malden

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Vanished Without a Trace Karl Malden, Julie Harris, Tom Hodges

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Miracle on Ice Steve Guttenberg, Karl Malden, Jessica Walter