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

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

List includes The Miracle of the Bells, Our Man Flint, more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Lee J. Cobb movies?" and "What are the greatest Lee J. Cobb roles of all time?"

Notable directors that worked with Lee J. Cobb include names like Sidney Lumet, Otto Preminger and Richard Brooks. If you're a fan of Lee J. Cobb, then check out our lists of the best Doug McClure and Walter Brennan movies as well.

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12 Angry Men Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb 12 Angry Men is a 1957 American drama film adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose. Written and co-produced by Rose himself and directed by Sidney Lumet, this trial film tells ...more

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On the Waterfront is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lee J. Cobb Movies
On the Waterfront Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger On the Waterfront is a 1954 American crime drama film about union violence and corruption amongst longshoremen. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and written by Budd Schulberg. It stars Marlon ...more

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How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe.

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Our Man Flint James Coburn, James Brolin, Lee J. Cobb Our Man Flint is a 1966 American action film that parodies the James Bond genre. The film was directed by Daniel Mann, written by Hal Fimberg and Ben Starr, and starring James Coburn as master ...more

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Boomerang Arthur Miller, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb Boomerang! is a 1947 film based on the true story of a vagrant who was accused of murder, only to be found innocent through the efforts of the prosecutor. It stars Dana Andrews, Lee J. Cobb, ...more

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Thieves' Highway Lee J. Cobb, William Bendix, Valentina Cortese Thieves' Highway is a 1949 film noir directed by Jules Dassin. The screenplay was written by A. I. Bezzerides, based on his novel Thieves' Market.

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The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 ...more

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The Left Hand of God Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Lee J. Cobb The Left Hand of God is a 1955 drama film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Buddy Adler, from a screenplay by Alfred Hayes, based on the novel The Left ...more

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Sirocco Humphrey Bogart, Lee J. Cobb, Zero Mostel Sirocco is a 1951 American film noir directed by Curtis Bernhardt and written by A.I. Bezzerides and Hans Jacoby. It is based on the novel Coup de Grace written by Joseph Kessel. The drama ...more

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The Song of Bernadette Vincent Price, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb The Song of Bernadette is a 1943 drama film that tells the story of Bernadette Soubirous, who, from February to July 1858 in Lourdes, France, reported eighteen visions of the Blessed Virgin ...more

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Call Northside 777 James Stewart, Thelma Ritter, Lee J. Cobb Call Northside 777 is a 1948 documentary-style film noir directed by Henry Hathaway. It is based on the true story of a Chicago reporter who proved that a man in prison for murder was wrongly ...more

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Man of the West Gary Cooper, Lee J. Cobb, Julie London Man of the West is a 1958 western film starring Gary Cooper and directed by Anthony Mann. The screenplay, written by Reginald Rose, is based on the novel The Border Jumpers by Will C. Brown.

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Lawman Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb Lawman is a 1971 American Western film starring Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Lee J. Cobb, and Robert Duvall. The film is about the quest of a lone peace officer, Marshal Jared Maddox, to bring ...more

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Johnny O'Clock Lee J. Cobb, Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes Johnny O'Clock is a 1947 American film noir written and directed by Robert Rossen, based on a story by Milton Holmes. The drama features Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, and Lee J. Cobb, with Jeff ...more

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Coogan's Bluff Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Siegel Coogan's Bluff is a 1968 American action film directed by Don Siegel, and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Stroud and Susan Clark. The film marks the first of five collaborations ...more

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Mackenna's Gold Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Julie Newmar Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Ted Cassidy, Camilla Sparv, and Julie Newmar. It was photographed in Super ...more

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, by Sloan Wilson, is a 1955 novel about the American search for purpose in a world dominated by business. Tom and Betsy Rath share a struggle to find contentment ...more

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Anna and the King of Siam Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb Anna and the King of Siam is a 1946 drama film directed by John Cromwell. An adaptation of the 1944 novel of the same name by Margaret Landon, it was based on the fictionalized diaries of Anna ...more

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Green Mansions Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb Green Mansions is a 1959 American romantic adventure film directed by Mel Ferrer. It is based upon the 1904 novel Green Mansions by William Henry Hudson, the film starred Audrey Hepburn as Rima, ...more

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Golden Boy Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, Lee J. Cobb Golden Boy is a 1939 black-and-white Columbia Pictures drama film based on the Clifford Odets play of the same name. It features William Holden in his film debut, the role that made him a star: ...more

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Exodus Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Lee J. Cobb Exodus is a 1960 epic war film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. Produced and directed by Otto Preminger, the film was based on the 1958 novel Exodus, by ...more

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In Like Flint James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Anna Lee In Like Flint is a film directed by Gordon Douglas, the sequel to the parody spy film Our Man Flint. It posits an international feminist conspiracy to depose the ruling American patriarchy with ...more

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The Exorcist series Louise Fletcher, Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn The Exorcist is an American horror film series consisting of five installments based on the fictional story from the novel The Exorcist, created by William Blatty. The films have been ...more

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Captain from Castile Cesar Romero, Tyrone Power, Lee J. Cobb Captain from Castile is a historical adventure film released by 20th Century Fox in 1947. Directed by Henry King, the Technicolor film starred Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, and Cesar Romero. Shot ...more

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The Man Who Cheated Himself Lee J. Cobb, Jane Wyatt, Charles Arnt The Man Who Cheated Himself is a 1950 American crime film noir directed by Felix E. Feist, and starring Lee J. Cobb, Jane Wyatt and John Dall.

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Men of Boys Town Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Lee J. Cobb Men of Boys Town is a 1941 drama film written by James Kevin McGuinness and directed by Norman Taurog.

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The Garment Jungle Lee J. Cobb, Robert Loggia, Richard Boone The Garment Jungle is a 1957 film directed by Vincent Sherman.

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The Brothers Karamazov William Shatner, Yul Brynner, Lee J. Cobb The Brothers Karamazov is a 1958 film made by MGM, based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay ...more

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Party Girl Cyd Charisse, Robert Taylor, Lee J. Cobb Party Girl is a American film noir, directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse and Lee J. Cobb. It was the last film Taylor did under contract for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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The Dark Past William Holden, Lee J. Cobb, Nina Foch The Dark Past is a 1948 psychological thriller film noir directed by Rudolph Maté, and starring William Holden, Nina Foch, and Lee J. Cobb. The film, released by Columbia Pictures, is a ...more

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The Liberation of L.B. Jones Lee Majors, Lee J. Cobb, Lola Falana The Liberation of L.B. Jones is a 1970 American drama film directed by William Wyler, his final project in a career that spanned 45 years. The screenplay by Jesse Hill Ford and Stirling ...more

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Angela Lansbury, Glenn Ford, Yvette Mimieux The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a 1962 drama film loosely based on the novel by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, which had been filmed in 1921 with Rudolph Valentino. Unlike that film, ...more

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The Three Faces of Eve Joanne Woodward, Lee J. Cobb, Nancy Kulp The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 American CinemaScope film adaptation based on a book by psychiatrists Corbett H. Thigpen and Hervey M. Cleckley, who also helped write the screenplay. It was ...more

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The Trap Tina Louise, Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb The Trap is a 1959 color film noir directed by Norman Panama and released through Paramount Pictures. It stars Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman, and Lorne Greene.

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The Tall Texan Lee J. Cobb, Lloyd Bridges, Marie Windsor

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Trapped Beneath the Sea is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Lee J. Cobb Movies
Trapped Beneath the Sea Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, Paul Michael Glaser Trapped Beneath the Sea is a 1974 television movie about four men trapped in a mini-submarine in waters off the coast of Florida. Paul Michael Glaser, Joshua Bryant, Cliff Potts and Roger Kern ...more

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They Came to Rob Las Vegas Jack Palance, Elke Sommer, Lee J. Cobb They Came to Rob Las Vegas is a 1968 crime film directed by Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi and starring Gary Lockwood, Elke Sommer, Lee J. Cobb, and Jack Palance. A crime outfit plan a heist to rob a ...more

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The Miracle of the Bells Frank Sinatra, Fred MacMurray, Lee J. Cobb The Miracle of the Bells is a 1948 film produced by RKO. It stars Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli, Frank Sinatra, and Lee J. Cobb. Directed by Irving Pichel, with a script by Quentin Reynolds and ...more

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The Luck of the Irish Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Lee J. Cobb The Luck of the Irish is a 1948 film with Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Lee J. Cobb, Cecil Kellaway, and Jayne Meadows.

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Macho Callahan David Carradine, Jean Seberg, Joan Lunden Macho Callahan is a 1970 American-Mexican Civil War film directed by Bernard L. Kowalski and starring David Janssen, Jean Seberg, Lee J. Cobb and James Booth. During the American Civil War, a ...more

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The Road to Denver Lee Van Cleef, Lee J. Cobb, Andy Clyde The Road to Denver is a film directed by Joseph Kane that was released in 1955.

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Gorilla at Large Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin, Raymond Burr Gorilla at Large is a 1954 horror mystery B-movie made in 3-D. The film stars Cameron Mitchell, Anne Bancroft, Lee J. Cobb and Raymond Burr, with Lee Marvin and Warren Stevens in supporting ...more

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Tonight We Raid Calais Lee J. Cobb, Howard Da Silva, Marcel Dalio Tonight We Raid Calais is a 1943 film directed by John Brahm.

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Mafia Claudia Cardinale, Lee J. Cobb, Franco Nero Il giorno della civetta is a 1968 Italian mafia crime thriller film directed by Damiano Damiani. Inspired by Leonardo Sciascia's novel with same title, it stars Claudia Cardinale and Franco ...more

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Winged Victory Red Buttons, Jeanne Crain, Karl Malden An U.S. Army-requested film production of a popular wartime (World War II) Broadway play about a group of new Army pilot recruits as the learn, live and love.

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The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing Burt Reynolds, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing is a 1973 film directed by Richard C. Sarafian. The screenplay was co-written by Eleanor Perry and William W. Norton, based on the novel of the same name by Marilyn ...more

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But Not for Me Clark Gable, Lee J. Cobb, Carroll Baker But Not for Me is a 1959 Paramount Pictures comedy film starring Clark Gable and Carroll Baker. It is based on the play Accent on Youth written by Samson Raphaelson.

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Come Blow Your Horn Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Jill St. John Come Blow Your Horn is a 1963 American comedy film starring Frank Sinatra, directed by Bud Yorkin with a screenplay by Norman Lear, and based on the play of the same name by Neil Simon.

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The Balloon Vendor Lee J. Cobb, James Whitmore, Adolfo Celi The Balloon Vendor is a 1974 Italian drama film directed by Mario Gariazzo and starring James Whitmore.