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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Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Beah Richards

Released: 1962

Directed by: Arthur Penn

The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn. The screenplay by William Gibson is based on his 1959 play of the same title, which originated as a 1957 ...more

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A Killer Among Friends Tiffani Thiessen, Patty Duke, Chad Todhunter

Released: 1992

Directed by: Charles Robert Carner

A Killer Among Friends is a 1992 made-for-television movie that aired on CBS on December 8, 1992. Based on a true story, the film stars Patty Duke as a mother grieving for her murdered daughter ...more
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Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Sharon Tate

Released: 1967

Directed by: Mark Robson

Valley of the Dolls is a 1967 American drama film based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Jacqueline Susann.. It was produced by David Weisbart and directed by Mark Robson. The film stars ...more
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Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke, Diana Muldaur

Released: 1979

Directed by: Paul Aaron

The Miracle Worker is a 1979 television remake of the 1962 film with the same name. It is based on the life of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan's struggles to teach her. The 1979 film starred The ...more
Cries from the Heart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Patty Duke Movies
Cries from the Heart Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke, Shelley Morrison

Released: 1994

Directed by: Michael Switzer

Cries from the Heart is a 1994 American television film directed by Michael Switzer and starring Patty Duke and Melissa Gilbert, who had co-starred together in three prior films.
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Patty Duke, Jim Backus, Jane Greer

Released: 1965

Directed by: Don Weis

Billie is a 1965 film directed by Don Weis.
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Al Pacino, Patty Duke, Bob Balaban

Released: 1969

Directed by: Fred Coe

Me, Natalie is a 1969 American comedy-drama film directed by Fred Coe. The screenplay by A. Martin Zweiback is based on an original story by Academy Award-winner Stanley Shapiro, who previously ...more
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Archie Moore, Patty Duke, Brent Spiner

Released: 1970

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

My Sweet Charlie is an American television movie directed by Lamont Johnson. The teleplay by Richard Levinson and William Link is based on the novel of the same name by David Westheimer. ...more
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Piper Laurie, Patty Duke, Jeffrey DeMunn

Released: 1997

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

A Christmas Memory is a 1997 family drama TV film written by Duane Poole and directed by Glenn A. Jordan.
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Always Remember I Love You Stephen Dorff, Patty Duke, Joan Van Ark

Released: 1990

Always Remember I Love You is a 1990 television film starring Patty Duke and Stephen Dorff. It tells the story of a teenage boy who, after finding out he was adopted, runs away from home to ...more
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Patty Duke, Richard Thomas, Rosemary Murphy

Released: 1972

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

You'll Like My Mother is a 1972 film based on the Naomi A. Hintze novel and directed by Lamont Johnson. It stars Patty Duke, Rosemary Murphy and Richard Thomas, and was filmed in Duluth, ...more
A Family of Strangers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Patty Duke Movies
A Family of Strangers William Shatner, Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke

Released: 1993

Directed by: Sheldon Larry

A Family of Strangers is a 1993 TV movie written by William Gough, Anna Sandor and directed by Sheldon Larry.
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Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive Patty Duke, Blake Clark, David Selby

Released: 1992

Directed by: John Patterson

Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive is a 1992 horror film that is supposed to be based on real events.
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The Babysitter William Shatner, Patty Duke, Stephanie Zimbalist

Released: 1980

Directed by: Peter Medak

The Babysitter is a TV movie about a young girl who infiltrates and tries to destroy a suburban Seattle family.
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Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights Patty Duke, Cindy Williams, William Schallert

Released: 1999

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

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To Face Her Past James Brolin, Patty Duke, Tracey Gold

Released: 1996

Directed by: Steven Schachter

To Face Her Past is a film directed by Steven Schachter released on Nov 12, 1996.
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Patty Duke, Richard Crenna, Jon Gries

Released: 1996

Directed by: Fred Gerber

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Patty Duke, Lloyd Bridges, Kim Stanley

Released: 1958

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Goddess is a 1958 Columbia Pictures drama film starring Kim Stanley and Lloyd Bridges. Others in the cast include Steven Hill, Betty Lou Holland, Joan Copeland, Patty Duke, and Elizabeth ...more
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Patty Duke, John Bourgeois, Kelly Rowan

Released: 1998

Directed by: Paul Schneider

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Nicholas X. Parsons, Patty Duke, Michael Gross

Released: 2018

Directed by: Dave Christiano

Power of the Air is a 2018 Christian movie directed by Dave Christiano. An African Missionary shares with a Christian man in the United States how he feels the church in America is in great
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Love Finds a Home Haylie Duff, Sarah Jones, Patty Duke

Released: 2009

Directed by: David S. Cass Sr.

Love Finds a Home is a Christian drama film, the eighth and final installment based on a series of books by Janette Oke. It aired on Hallmark Channel on September 5, 2009. The film is based on ...more
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By Design Patty Duke, Saul Rubinek, Sara Botsford

Directed by: Claude Jutra

By Design is a Canadian film directed by Claude Jutra and was released in 1982. It stars Sara Botsford and Patty Duke Astin.
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Unanswered Prayers M├Ądchen Amick, Patty Duke, Samantha Mathis

Released: 2010

Directed by: Steven Schachter

Unanswered Prayers is a 2010 tv drama film written by Anne Gerard and Otis Jones and directed by Steven Schachter.
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Boris Karloff, Patty Duke, Burl Ives

Released: 1966

Directed by: Jules Bass

The Daydreamer is a 1966 Rankin/Bass stop-motion puppet animation and live-action musical fantasy film. Directed by Jules Bass, it was written by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Romeo Muller, based on ...more
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace Erin Gray, Raymond Burr, Patty Duke

Released: 1988

Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II

Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace is a 1988 TV Movie.