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The Best Martin Landau Movies

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

If you think the best Martin Landau role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Martin Landau 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 a variety of different films, including The Greatest Story Ever Told and Bonanno: A Godfather's Story.

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    Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Woody Allen, Daryl Hannah

    Released1989

    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a 1989 existential drama written, directed by and co-starring Woody Allen, alongside Martin Landau, Mia Farrow, Anjelica Huston, Jerry Orbach, Alan Alda, Sam Waterston and Joanna...  more

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    Ed Wood

    Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released1994

    Directed byTim Burton

    Ed Wood is a 1994 American period comedy-drama biopic directed and produced by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp as cult filmmaker Ed Wood. The film concerns the period in Wood's life when he made...  more

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    North by Northwest

    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

    Released1959

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, who wanted...  more

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    Rounders

    Matt Damon, Edward Norton

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Dahl

    Rounders is a 1998 American drama film about the underground world of high-stakes poker, directed by John Dahl, and starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton. The film follows two friends who need to...  more

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    Cleopatra

    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

    Released1963

    Directed byDarryl F. Zanuck, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian

    Cleopatra is a 1963 epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra VII, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome. It was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz...  more

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    Tucker: The Man and His Dream

    Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

    Released1988

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Tucker: The Man and His Dream is a 1988 biographical drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Jeff Bridges. The film recounts the story of Preston Tucker and his attempt to produce...  more
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    The X-Files

    Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny

    Released1998

    Directed byRob Bowman

    The X-Files is a 1998 American science fiction film written by Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz, and directed by Rob Bowman. It is the first feature film based on The X-Files series created by Carter...  more

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    The Adventures of Pinocchio

    Rob Schneider, Martin Landau

    Released1996

    Directed bySteve Barron

    The Adventures of Pinocchio is a 1996 European family fantasy comedy film based on Carlo Collodi's original novel of the same name, directed by Steve Barron and starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas,...  more
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    Sleepy Hollow

    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci

    Released1999

    Directed byTim Burton

    Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely inspired by the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington...  more

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    EDtv

    Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Hurley

    Released1999

    Directed byRon Howard

    EDtv is a 1999 American satirical comedy film directed by Ron Howard. An adaptation of the Quebec film Louis 19, le roi des ondes, it stars Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, Ellen...  more

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    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    John Wayne, Charlton Heston

    Released1965

    Directed byGeorge Stevens, Jean Negulesco, David Lean

    The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. This...  more

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    9

    Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood

    Released2009

    Directed byShane Acker

    9 is a 2009 computer animated post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film, which was directed by Shane Acker and produced by Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov. The film stars the voice talents of...  more
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    Hollywood Homicide

    Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett

    Released2003

    Directed byRon Shelton

    This film is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. The film also features Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Gladys Knight, Master P,...  more

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    City Hall

    Al Pacino, John Cusack

    Released1996

    Directed byHarold Becker

    City Hall is a 1996 film directed by Harold Becker. It stars Al Pacino, John Cusack and Bridget Fonda. According to the website Box Office Mojo, the film grossed an estimated $20 million in the...  more
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    The Hallelujah Trail

    Burt Lancaster, Martin Landau

    Released1965

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    The Hallelujah Trail is a 1965 American Western mockumentary spoof directed by John Sturges, with top-billed stars Burt Lancaster, Lee Remick, Jim Hutton and Pamela Tiffin. The film was one of...  more

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    The Majestic

    Jim Carrey, Matt Damon

    Released2001

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Majestic is a 2001 American drama film directed and produced by Frank Darabont, written by Michael Sloane, and starring Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Jeffrey DeMunn, David Ogden Stiers, James...  more

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    Nevada Smith

    Steve McQueen, Loni Anderson

    Released1966

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Nevada Smith is a 1966 American Western film in Eastmancolor and Panavision directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Steve McQueen, made by Embassy Pictures and Solar Productions in association with...  more

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    City of Ember

    Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan

    Released2008

    Directed byGil Kenan

    City of Ember is a 2008 American science fiction fantasy film based on the 2003 novel The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. It was directed by Gil Kenan from a screenplay by Caroline Thompson, and...  more

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    By Dawn's Early Light

    James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay

    Released1990

    Directed byJack Sholder

    By Dawn’s Early Light is an HBO Original Movie, aired in 1990 and set in 1991. It is based on the 1983 novel Trinity's Child, written by William Prochnau. The film is one of the last to depict the...  more

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    Lovely, Still

    Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn

    Released2009

    Directed byNik Fackler

    Lovely, Still is a 2008 film directed by Nik Fackler....  more
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    Frankenweenie

    Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning

    Released2012

    Directed byTim Burton

    Frankenweenie is a 2012 American 3D stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. It is a remake of Burton's 1984 short film of the same name and is a parody of and a homage to the 1931...  more

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    Meteor

    Sean Connery, Natalie Wood

    Released1979

    Directed byRonald Neame

    Meteor is a 1979 science fiction Technicolor disaster film in which scientists detect an asteroid on a collision course with Earth and struggle with international politics in their efforts to prevent...  more

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    Shiner

    Michael Caine, Andy Serkis

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Irvin

    Shiner is a 2000 released film written by Scott Cherry and directed by John Irvin and starred Michael Caine and Martin Landau. It was shot in London....  more
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    Savage

    Martin Landau

    Released1973

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Savage is a 1973 drama film directed by steven Spielberg....  more
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    Intersection

    Sharon Stone, Jennifer Morrison

    Released1994

    Directed byMark Rydell

    Intersection is a 1994 film, directed by Mark Rydell and starring Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, and Lolita Davidovich. A remake of the French film Les choses de la vie by Claude Sautet, the story — set...  more