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The Best Patty Duke Movies

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

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

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    The Miracle Worker

    Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke
    The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn. The...  more

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    Cries from the Heart

    Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke
    Cries from the Heart is a 1994 American television film directed by Michael Switzer and...  more
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    A Killer Among Friends

    Tiffani Thiessen, Patty Duke
    A Killer Among Friends is a 1992 made-for-television movie that aired on CBS on December 8,...  more
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    A Family of Strangers

    William Shatner, Melissa Gilbert
    A Family of Strangers is a 1993 TV movie written by William Gough, Anna Sandor and directed by...
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    Valley of the Dolls

    Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke
    Valley of the Dolls is a 1967 American drama film based on the 1966 novel of the same name by...  more

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    The Babysitter

    William Shatner, Patty Duke
    The Babysitter is a TV movie about a young girl who infiltrates and tries to destroy a...  more
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    Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive

    Patty Duke, Blake Clark
    Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive is a 1992 horror film that is supposed to be based...  more
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    Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights

    Patty Duke, Cindy Williams
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    Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah

    Patty Duke, Richard Crenna
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    To Face Her Past

    James Brolin, Patty Duke
    To Face Her Past is a film directed by Steven Schachter released on Nov 12, 1996....  more
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    The Goddess

    Patty Duke, Lloyd Bridges
    The Goddess is a 1958 Columbia Pictures drama film starring Kim Stanley and Lloyd Bridges....  more
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    Love Finds a Home

    Haylie Duff, Sarah Jones
    Love Finds a Home is a Christian drama film, the eighth and final installment based on a...  more
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    The Disappearing Act

    Patty Duke, John Bourgeois
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    A Christmas Memory

    Piper Laurie, Patty Duke
    A Christmas Memory is a 1997 family drama TV film written by Duane Poole and directed by Glenn...  more
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    The Daydreamer

    Boris Karloff, Patty Duke
    The Daydreamer is a 1966 Rankin/Bass stop-motion puppet animation and live-action musical...  more
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    The Miracle Worker

    Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke
    The Miracle Worker is a 1979 television remake of the 1962 film with the same name. It is...  more
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    By Design

    Patty Duke, Saul Rubinek
    By Design is a Canadian film directed by Claude Jutra and was released in 1982. It stars Sara...  more
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    Unanswered Prayers

    Mädchen Amick, Patty Duke
    Unanswered Prayers is a 2010 tv drama film written by Anne Gerard and Otis Jones and directed...
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    Me, Natalie

    Al Pacino, Patty Duke
    Me, Natalie is a 1969 American comedy-drama film directed by Fred Coe. The screenplay by A....  more
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    Power of the Air

    Nicholas X. Parsons, Patty Duke
    Power of the Air is a 2018 Christian movie directed by Dave Christiano. An African Missionary...  more
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    My Sweet Charlie

    Archie Moore, Patty Duke
    My Sweet Charlie is an American television movie directed by Lamont Johnson. The teleplay by...  more
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    20
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    Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace

    Erin Gray, Raymond Burr
    Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace is a 1988 TV Movie....
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    Absolute Strangers

    Henry Winkler, Patty Duke
    Absolute Strangers is a 1991 made-for-television CBS docudrama featuring Happy Days star Henry...  more
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    Murder Without Conviction

    Patty Duke, Rodger Bumpass
    Murder without conviction is a 2004 drama/mistery film written by Lee Harris and Bruce...  more
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    Falling in Love With the Girl Next Door is a Hallmark Channel original television film...  more