The Best Martin Landau Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 761 votes 90 voters 8.4k views 79 items

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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.

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

Martin Landau is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Tim Burton. Martin Landau has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Rod Steiger and Jason Robards Jr. in terms of fame and success.

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Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

Released: 1994

Directed by: Tim Burton

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Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint

Released: 1959

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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Woody Allen, Daryl Hannah, Mia Farrow

Released: 1989

Directed by: Woody Allen

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Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Famke Janssen

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Dahl

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Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

Released: 1963

Directed by: Darryl F. Zanuck, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian

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Rob Schneider, Martin Landau, Bebe Neuwirth

Released: 1996

Directed by: Steve Barron

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Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tim Burton

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Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater, Joan Allen

Released: 1988

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Blythe Danner

Released: 1998

Directed by: Rob Bowman

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John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury

Released: 1965

Directed by: George Stevens, Jean Negulesco, David Lean

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Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Hurley, Ellen DeGeneres

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, André 3000

Released: 2003

Directed by: Ron Shelton

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Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer

Released: 2009

Directed by: Shane Acker

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Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda

Released: 1996

Directed by: Harold Becker

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Burt Lancaster, Martin Landau, Lee Remick

Released: 1965

Directed by: John Sturges

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Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, Rob Reiner

Released: 2001

Directed by: Frank 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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Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, Martin Landau

Released: 2009

Directed by: Nik Fackler

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Steve McQueen, Loni Anderson, Suzanne Pleshette

Released: 1966

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

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Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gil Kenan

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Michael Caine, Andy Serkis, Martin Landau

Released: 2000

Directed by: John Irvin

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James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Landau

Released: 1990

Directed by: Jack Sholder

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Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

Released: 1979

Directed by: Ronald Neame

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Sharon Stone, Jennifer Morrison, Richard Gere

Released: 1994

Directed by: Mark Rydell

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Sidney Poitier, Ed Asner, Martin Landau

Released: 1970

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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Directed by: Tim Burton

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