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The Best Movies Directed by George Roy Hill 

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List of all movies directed by George Roy Hill ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by George Roy Hill are listed here and include movie posters and George Roy Hill movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by George Roy Hill as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest George Roy Hill movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top George Roy Hill film is can be factored into this list.

From George Roy Hill's studio films to George Roy Hill's independent films, this George Roy Hill filmography keeps tabs on all George Roy Hill movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

These movies, like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting include images when available.

If you’re wondering “what movies did George Roy Hill direct?” or “who is George Roy Hill?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by George Roy Hill?” and “what's a good selection of good George Roy Hill movies?”

If you're wanting to get into George Roy Hill films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent George Roy Hill works.

All George Roy Hill director credits are included. This list of every movie that George Roy Hill has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the George Roy Hill movie is and which actors starred in the George Roy Hill film.

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Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

Released: 1969

Directed by: George 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 ...more

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Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Released: 1973

Directed by: George Roy Hill

The Sting is a 1973 American caper film set in September 1936, involving a complicated plot by two professional grifters to con a mob boss. The film was directed by George Roy Hill, who had ...more

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Valerie Perrine, Perry King, John Dehner

Released: 1972

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Slaughterhouse-Five is a 1972 film based on Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name about a writer who tells a story in random order of how he was a soldier in WW2 and was taken by aliens. The ...more

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Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Slap Shot is a 1977 comedy film directed by George Roy Hill, written by Nancy Dowd and starring Paul Newman and Michael Ontkean. It depicts a minor league hockey team that resorts to violent ...more

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Diane Lane, Laurence Olivier, Sally Kellerman

Released: 1979

Directed by: George Roy Hill

A Little Romance is a 1979 American romantic comedy film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Laurence Olivier, Thelonious Bernard, and Diane Lane in her film debut. The screenplay was ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

Released: 1975

Directed by: George Roy Hill

The Great Waldo Pepper is a 1975 drama film directed, produced, and co-written by George Roy Hill. Set during 1926–1931, the film stars Robert Redford as a disaffected World War I veteran pilot ...more
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Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing

Released: 1967

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews. The screenplay by Richard Morris focuses on a naive young woman who finds herself ...more

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Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

Released: 1982

Directed by: George Roy Hill

The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Robin Williams in the title role. It is based on the novel of the same title by John ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith

Released: 1988

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Funny Farm is a 1988 American film starring Chevy Chase and Madolyn Smith. The film was adapted from a 1985 comedic novel of the same name by Jay Cronley. The movie was filmed on location in ...more

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Julie Andrews, Gene Hackman, Richard Harris

Released: 1966

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Hawaii is a 1966 American film directed by George Roy Hill and based on the novel of the same name by James A. Michener. It tells the story of an 1820s Yale University divinity student who, ...more
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Directed by: George Roy Hill

Period of Adjustment is a 1960 play by Tennessee Williams that was adapted in the film version of 1962. Both the stage and film versions are set on Christmas Eve and tell the gentle, ...more
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Angela Lansbury, Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss

Released: 1964

Directed by: George Roy Hill

The World of Henry Orient is a 1964 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Nora Johnson, who co-wrote the screenplay with her father, Nunnally Johnson. It was directed by ...more
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Dean Martin, Gene Tierney, Wendy Hiller

Released: 1963

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Toys in the Attic is a 1963 American drama film starring Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Gene Tierney and Wendy Hiller. The film was directed by George Roy Hill and is based on a ...more
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Diane Keaton, Bill Nighy, Klaus Kinski

Released: 1984

Directed by: George Roy Hill

The Little Drummer Girl is a 1984 American spy film directed by George Roy Hill and adapted from the 1983 novel The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré. It starred Diane Keaton, Yorgo ...more
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Jane Fonda, John Astin, Jack Albertson

Released: 1962

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Period of Adjustment is a 1962 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill, his first feature-length film, based on the play of the same name by Tennessee Williams.