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

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

This list below has a variety of famous Paul Newman films, like The Color of Money, Cool Hand Luke, and Road to Perdition, in it. Paul Newman's filmography is quite extensive, but this list has them all! 

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

Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Altman both worked with Paul Newman over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Paul Newman your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly films lists too.

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Cool Hand Luke Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy

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The Sting Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

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The Hustler Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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The Verdict Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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Hud Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives

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Slap Shot Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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The Color of Money Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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Nobody's Fool Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith

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Somebody Up There Likes Me Paul Newman, Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen

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Hombre Paul Newman, Martin Balsam, Fredric March

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Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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The Long, Hot Summer Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury, Orson Welles

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Absence of Malice Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban

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Sweet Bird of Youth Paul Newman, Rip Torn, Shirley Knight

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Exodus Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Lee J. Cobb

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The Towering Inferno O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Jacqueline Bissett

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Sometimes a Great Notion Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick

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Harper Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh

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The Drowning Pool Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith, Joanne Woodward

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Winning Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward

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Fort Apache, The Bronx Paul Newman, Pam Grier, Ed Asner

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The Young Philadelphians Paul Newman, Robert Vaughn, Adam West

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Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Paul Newman, Kyra Sedgwick, Blythe Danner

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Torn Curtain Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Alfred Hitchcock

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Fat Man and Little Boy Paul Newman, John Cusack, Laura Dern

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Paris Blues Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Louis Armstrong

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From the Terrace Paul Newman, Barbara Eden, Myrna Loy

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The Prize Paul Newman, Britt Ekland, Elke Sommer

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The Left Handed Gun Paul Newman, Denver Pyle, James Best

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Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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The Mackintosh Man Paul Newman, Harry Andrews, Dominique Sanda

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The Hudsucker Proxy Paul Newman, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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Blaze Paul Newman, Richard Jenkins, Lolita Davidovich

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Twilight Reese Witherspoon, Susan Sarandon, Paul Newman

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Harry & Son Morgan Freeman, Paul Newman, Ellen Barkin

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The Secret War of Harry Frigg Paul Newman, Sylva Koscina

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Empire Falls Paul Newman, Helen Hunt, Robin Wright

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Until They Sail Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Jean Simmons

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Pocket Money Paul Newman, Lee Marvin, H├ęctor Elizondo

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Where the Money Is Paul Newman, Linda Fiorentino, Dermot Mulroney

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Buffalo Bill and the Indians Paul Newman, Burt Lancaster, Harvey Keitel

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Silent Movie Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Mel Brooks

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The Outrage Paul Newman, William Shatner, Edward G. Robinson

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Rally Round the Flag, Boys! Paul Newman, Joan Collins, Tuesday Weld

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Our Town Paul Newman, Jane Curtin, Jeffrey DeMunn

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WUSA Paul Newman, Cloris Leachman, Anthony Perkins

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Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man Paul Newman, Sharon Tate, Jessica Tandy