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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, Beah Richards 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 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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Valley of the Dolls Richard Dreyfuss, Sharon Tate, Susan Hayward 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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Me, Natalie Al Pacino, Patty Duke, Bob Balaban 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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The Miracle Worker Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke, Diana Muldaur 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

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A Christmas Memory Piper Laurie, Patty Duke, Jeffrey DeMunn A Christmas Memory is a 1997 family drama TV film written by Duane Poole and directed by Glenn A. Jordan.

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Cries from the Heart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Patty Duke Movies
Cries from the Heart Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke, Shelley Morrison 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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My Sweet Charlie Archie Moore, Patty Duke, Brent Spiner 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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Always Remember I Love You Stephen Dorff, Patty Duke, Joan Van Ark 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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Billie Patty Duke, Jim Backus, Jane Greer Billie is a 1965 film directed by Don Weis.

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You'll Like My Mother Patty Duke, Richard Thomas, Rosemary Murphy 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

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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 A Family of Strangers is a 1993 TV movie written by William Gough, Anna Sandor and directed by Sheldon Larry.

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The Babysitter William Shatner, Patty Duke, Stephanie Zimbalist The Babysitter is a TV movie about a young girl who infiltrates and tries to destroy a suburban Seattle family.

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Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive Patty Duke, Blake Clark, David Selby 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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To Face Her Past James Brolin, Patty Duke, Tracey Gold To Face Her Past is a film directed by Steven Schachter released on Nov 12, 1996.

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Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin'... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Patty Duke Movies
Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights Patty Duke, Cindy Williams, William Schallert

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Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah Patty Duke, Richard Crenna, Jon Gries

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The Disappearing Act Patty Duke, John Bourgeois, Kelly Rowan

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The Goddess Patty Duke, Lloyd Bridges, Kim Stanley 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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Love Finds a Home Haylie Duff, Sarah Jones, Patty Duke 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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Unanswered Prayers Mädchen Amick, Patty Duke, Samantha Mathis Unanswered Prayers is a 2010 tv drama film written by Anne Gerard and Otis Jones and directed by Steven Schachter.

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By Design Patty Duke, Saul Rubinek, Sara Botsford 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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The Daydreamer Boris Karloff, Patty Duke, Burl Ives 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 Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace is a 1988 TV Movie.

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Absolute Strangers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Patty Duke Movies
Absolute Strangers Henry Winkler, Patty Duke, Karl Malden Absolute Strangers is a 1991 made-for-television CBS docudrama featuring Happy Days star Henry Winkler returning to his first major TV role in eight years. The screenplay, written by Robert ...more

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Murder Without Conviction Patty Duke, Rodger Bumpass, Daryl Sabara Murder without conviction is a 2004 drama/mistery film written by Lee Harris and Bruce Franklin Singer and directed by Kevin Connor

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Prelude to a Kiss Meg Ryan, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates Prelude to a Kiss is a 1992 American romantic fantasy film directed by Norman René and starring Alec Baldwin, Meg Ryan and Sydney Walker. The screenplay by Craig Lucas is based on his ...more

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Fight for Life Morgan Freeman, Jerry Lewis, Patty Duke Fight For Life is a television film produced in 1986 and broadcast on March 23, 1987 on the ABC Television Network.

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Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes Patty Duke, Jane Wyatt, Fredric Lehne Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes was released in 1989 as a television film by NBC. It is the fourth installment in the Amityville Horror saga. It was released on home video by Vidmark ...more

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Daddy Who? Molly Ringwald, Sean Astin, Gabrielle Anwar Daddy Who? is a 1999 romantic comedy film written by Frederic Golchan, Guy de Maupassant and directed by Frederic Golchan.

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Bigger Than the Sky Amy Smart, Sean Astin, Patty Duke Bigger Than the Sky is a 2005 film directed by Al Corley.

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Fire! Ernest Borgnine, Vera Miles, Patty Duke Fire! is a 1977 action TV movie, made for NBC television and Warner Bros. Television, directed by Earl Bellamy, who directed other disaster film one year before, Flood!. The film's plot is about ...more

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Amazing Love Sean Astin, Patty Duke, Sammi Hanratty Amazing Love is a 2012 film written by Dave Christiano, Rich Christiano and Greg Mitchell and directed by Kevin Downes.

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Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door Shelley Long, Patty Duke, Patrick Duffy Falling in Love With the Girl Next Door is a Hallmark Channel original television film recorded primarily on location in Avalon, California. It premiered on February 4, 2006, and pits Shelley ...more

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George Washington Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke, Jaclyn Smith George Washington is a 1984 television miniseries directed by Buzz Kulik. The miniseries, released in three parts, chronicles the life of George Washington, the 1st President of the United ...more

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The Swarm Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland The Swarm is a 1978 science fiction monster horror film about a killer bee invasion of Texas. It was adapted from a novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog. The director was Irwin Allen, and the ...more

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Little John Ving Rhames, Patty Duke, Gloria Reuben Little John is a 2002 drama film directed by Dick Lowry.

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Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby Tina Louise, Ray Milland, Patty Duke Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby is a 1976 TV movie, and a sequel to the 1968 film Rosemary's Baby. It has little connection to the novel by Ira Levin, on which the first film was based. ...more

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Country Music Holiday Zsa Zsa Gábor, Patty Duke, June Carter Cash Country Music Holiday is a 1958 film directed by Alvin Ganzer.