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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.

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    Shenandoah

    James Stewart, Katharine Ross

    Released1965

    Directed byAndrew 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 cast...  more

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    The Final Countdown

    Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen

    Released1980

    Directed byDon 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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    The Graduate

    Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft

    Released1967

    Directed byMike 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 College....  more

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    Hellfighters

    John Wayne, Katharine Ross

    Released1968

    Directed byAndrew 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 a...  more

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    The Legacy

    Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey

    Released1978

    Directed byRichard 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....  more
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    Donnie Darko

    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard 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 Malone,...  more

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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Paul Newman, Robert Redford

    Released1969

    Directed byGeorge 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 outlaws...  more

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    Rodeo Girl

    Katharine Ross, Wilford Brimley

    Released1980

    Directed byJackie Cooper

    Rodeo Girl is a 1980 American family drama film directed by Jackie Cooper. Sammy Garrett, the wife of a champion rodeo performer, is tired of her subsidiary role at home as a housewife. So she...  more
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    The Stepford Wives

    Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson

    Released1975

    Directed byBryan 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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    Games

    James Caan, Katharine Ross

    Released1967

    Directed byCurtis Harrington

    Games is a 1967 psychological thriller, directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Katharine Ross, James Caan, and Simone Signoret....  more
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    Mister Buddwing

    Angela Lansbury, James Garner

    Released1966

    Directed byDelbert 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 who he...  more
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    Daddy's Deadly Darling

    Katharine Ross, Marc Lawrence

    Released1972

    Directed byMarc 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 takes...  more
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    The Betsy

    Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1978

    Directed byDaniel 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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    Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

    Robert Redford, Katharine Ross

    Released1969

    Directed byAbraham 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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    The Swarm

    Michael Caine, Henry Fonda

    Released1978

    Directed byIrwin 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 cast...  more

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    Conagher

    Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross

    Released1991

    Directed byReynaldo 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 his...  more
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    The Shadow Riders

    Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott

    Released1982

    Directed byAndrew 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 same...  more
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    Murder in Texas

    Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott

    Directed byWilliam 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 was...  more
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    They Only Kill Their Masters

    James Garner, Katharine Ross

    Released1972

    Directed byJames 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 O'Brien,...  more
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    Wrong Is Right

    Sean Connery, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard 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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    Home Before Dark

    Katharine Ross, Patricia Kalember

    Released1997

    Directed byMaureen Foley

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    Red Headed Stranger

    Willie Nelson, Morgan Fairchild

    Released1986

    Directed byWilliam 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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    Fools

    Suzanne Somers, Katharine Ross

    Released1970

    Directed byTom Gries

    Fools is a 1970 drama film directed by Tom Gries. It stars Jason Robards and Katharine Ross....  more
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    Get to Know Your Rabbit

    Orson Welles, Katharine Ross

    Released1972

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Get to Know Your Rabbit is a 1972 American comedy film written by Jordan Crittenden and directed by Brian De Palma....  more
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    Eye of the Dolphin

    Jane Lynch, Katharine Ross

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael 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