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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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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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Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger On the Waterfront is a 1954 American 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Lee J. Cobb Exodus is a 1960 epic 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 Leon ...more

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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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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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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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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.