The Best Katharine Ross Movies 

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including The Graduate and The Final Countdown.

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

Brian De Palma and Richard Kelly are among those who have directed Katharine Ross at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Katharine Ross movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Hattie McDaniel and Eva Marie Saint too.

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Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss

Released: 1967

Directed by: Mike Nichols

The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from Williams ...more

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Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

Released: 1969

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Based loosely on fact, the film tells the story of Wild West ...more

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Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson, Katharine Ross

Released: 1975

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

The Stepford Wives is a 1975 science fiction–thriller film based on the 1972 Ira Levin novel of the same name. It was directed by Bryan Forbes with a screenplay by William Goldman, and stars ...more

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James Stewart, Katharine Ross, George Kennedy

Released: 1965

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Shenandoah is a 1965 American film starring James Stewart, Doug McClure, Glenn Corbett, Patrick Wayne, and, in her film debut, Katharine Ross. The picture was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. The ...more

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Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey, Katharine Ross

Released: 1978

Directed by: Richard Marquand

The Legacy is a 1978 British-American horror film directed by Richard Marquand and starring Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, and The Who's Roger Daltrey.
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Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

Released: 1980

Directed by: Don Taylor

The Final Countdown is a 1980 alternate history science fiction film about a modern ship that travels through time to a day before the 1941. Produced by Peter Vincent Douglas and directed by Don ...more

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John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Vera Miles

Released: 1968

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Hellfighters is a 1968 American film starring John Wayne and featuring Katharine Ross, Bruce Cabot, Jim Hutton, Jay C. Flippen and Vera Miles. The film, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, is about ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

Released: 2001

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Noah Wyle, Jena ...more

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Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Robert Blake

Released: 1969

Directed by: Abraham Polonsky

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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Katharine Ross, Wilford Brimley, Bo Hopkins

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jackie Cooper

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James Garner, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook

Released: 1972

Directed by: James Goldstone

They Only Kill Their Masters is a 1972 mystery film starring James Garner and Katharine Ross, with a supporting cast featuring Hal Holbrook, June Allyson, Tom Ewell, Peter Lawford, Edmond ...more
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Fools Suzanne Somers, Katharine Ross, Jason Robards Jr.

Released: 1970

Directed by: Tom Gries

Fools is a 1970 drama film directed by Tom Gries. It stars Jason Robards and Katharine Ross.
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Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott, Andy Griffith

Directed by: William Hale

Murder in Texas is a 1981 television film that starred Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Farrah Fawcett, and Andy Griffith. The film was directed by William Hale, and was based on a true story; that ...more
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James Caan, Katharine Ross, Simone Signoret

Released: 1967

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

Games is a 1967 psychological thriller, directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Katharine Ross, James Caan, and Simone Signoret.
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Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland

Released: 1978

Directed by: Irwin Allen

The Swarm is a 1978 science fiction monster horror film about a killer bee invasion of Texas. It was adapted from a novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog. The director was Irwin Allen, and the ...more

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Daddy's Deadly Darling Katharine Ross, Marc Lawrence, Walter Barnes

Released: 1972

Directed by: Marc Lawrence

Daddy's Deadly Darling is a 1972 horror film directed by Marc Lawrence and currently distributed by Troma Entertainment. Toni Lawrence plays Lynn Webster, an escapee from a mental hospital who ...more
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Angela Lansbury, James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette

Released: 1966

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Mister Buddwing is a 1966 American film drama directed by Delbert Mann and starring James Garner . The film depicts a well-dressed man who finds himself on a bench in Central Park with no idea ...more
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Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Olivier

Released: 1978

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

The Betsy is a 1978 film made by the Harold Robbins International Company and released by Allied Artists and United Artists. It was directed by Daniel Petrie and produced by Robert R. Weston and ...more
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Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Ken Curtis

Released: 1991

Directed by: Reynaldo Villalobos

Conagher is a 1991 Turner Network Television western film based on a Louis L’Amour novel of the same name, starring Sam Elliott as Conn Conagher, an honest, hardworking cowboy who learns that ...more
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Sean Connery, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Leslie Nielsen

Released: 1982

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Wrong Is Right, released in the UK as The Man With the Deadly Lens, is a 1982 thriller film directed by Richard Brooks from his own script based on Charles McCarry's novel The Better Angels. The ...more
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Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross

Released: 1982

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

The Shadow Riders is a 1982 American Western television film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne, and Katharine Ross. Based on the novel of the ...more
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Home Before Dark Katharine Ross, Patricia Kalember, Brian Delate

Released: 1997

Directed by: Maureen Foley

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Willie Nelson, Morgan Fairchild, Katharine Ross

Released: 1986

Directed by: William D. Wittliff

Red Headed Stranger is a 1986 American western drama film written and directed by William D. Wittliff. The film stars Willie Nelson and Morgan Fairchild. It is based on Nelson's album Red Headed ...more
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Orson Welles, Katharine Ross, John Astin

Released: 1972

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Get to Know Your Rabbit is a 1972 American comedy film written by Jordan Crittenden and directed by Brian De Palma.
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Jane Lynch, Katharine Ross, Christine Adams

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Sellers

Eye of the Dolphin is a 2006 American drama film written by Wendell Morris and directed by Michael Sellers. It starred Carly Schroeder, Adrian Dunbar, George Harris, Katharine Ross and Christine ...more