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

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

List includes Kiss Them for Me, Paint Your Wagon and more.

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

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Johnny Dangerously Danny DeVito, Dick Butkus, Michael Keaton - Johnny Dangerously is a 1984 American parody of 1930s' crime/gangster movies. It was directed by Amy Heckerling; its four screenwriters included Bernie Kukoff and Jeff Harris. The film stars ...more

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The Sting Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw - 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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Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh - Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more

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Paint Your Wagon Clint Eastwood, Lee Marvin, Jean Seberg - Paint Your Wagon is a 1969 Western musical film starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, and Jean Seberg. The film was adapted by Paddy Chayefsky from the 1951 musical Paint Your Wagon by Lerner and ...more

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The Apartment Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray - The Apartment is a 1960 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Billy Wilder, which stars Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray. It was Wilder's next movie after Some ...more

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South Pacific France Nuyen, Doug McClure, Mitzi Gaynor - South Pacific is a 1958 American romantic musical film adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, and based on James A. Michener's Tales of the South Pacific. The film, ...more

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My Favorite Martian Elizabeth Hurley, Christopher Lloyd, Daryl Hannah - My Favorite Martian is a 1999 comic science fiction film starring Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Daryl Hannah, Elizabeth Hurley, Wallace Shawn and Ray Walston, based on the 1960s television ...more

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Silver Streak Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Ned Beatty - Silver Streak is a 1976 comedy-thriller film about a murder on a Los Angeles-to-Chicago train journey. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and stars Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Richard Pryor, ...more

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Caprice Doris Day, Richard Harris, Ray Walston - Caprice is a 1967 comedy crime thriller film written by Jay Jayson, Frank Tashlin, Martin Hale and Bob Kane and directed by Frank Tashlin.

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Popeye Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz - Popeye is a 1980 American musical comedy film, directed by Robert Altman and is a live-action film adaptation of E. C. Segar's Thimble Theatre aka Popeye comic strip. It stars Robin Williams as ...more

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Private School Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Sylvia Kristel - Private School is a 1983 teen oriented sex comedy film, directed by Noel Black. Starring Phoebe Cates and Matthew Modine, it follows a teenage couple attempting to have sex for the first time.

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Kiss Me, Stupid Kim Novak, Dean Martin, Henry Gibson - Kiss Me, Stupid is a 1964 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Dean Martin, Kim Novak, and Ray Walston. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the play ...more

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Of Mice and Men John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Sherilyn Fenn - Of Mice and Men is a 1992 film based on John Steinbeck's novella of the same name. Directed and produced by Gary Sinise, the film features Sinise as George Milton alongside John Malkovich as ...more

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Rad Lori Loughlin, Talia Shire, Bart Conner - Rad is a 1986 film about BMX racing. The film was written by Sam Bernard and Geoffrey Edwards and directed by Hal Needham. It stars Bill Allen and Lori Loughlin. Parts of this movie were filmed ...more

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Convicts 4 Vincent Price, Sammy Davis, Jr. - Convicts 4 is a 1962 prison film drama starring Ben Gazzara and directed by Millard Kaufman. The film is a fictionalized version of the life of death row convict John Resko, who wrote his ...more

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Addams Family Reunion Tim Curry, Daryl Hannah, Haylie Duff - Addams Family Reunion is a 1998 film based on The Addams Family television series. While created mainly for the direct-to-video market, it did premiere first on television on Fox Family. It is ...more

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Damn Yankees Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Jean Stapleton - Damn Yankees is a 1958 musical film made by Warner Bros., a modern version of the Faust story involving the New York Yankees and Washington Senators baseball teams. The film is based on the 1955 ...more

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The Stand Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald - The Stand is a 1994 American television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. King also wrote the teleplay, and has a cameo role in the series. It was directed by Mick ...more

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Portrait in Black Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Quinn - Portrait in Black is a 1960 American neo-noir crime drama/thriller film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn. Produced by Ross Hunter, the film was based on the ...more

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Who's Minding the Store? Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead - Who's Minding the Store? is a comedy film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Jerry Lewis. It was released on November 28, 1963, by Paramount Pictures.

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From the Hip John Hurt, Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins - From the Hip, is a 1987 courtroom dramedy film directed by Bob Clark from a screenplay by Bob Clark and David E. Kelley. The film stars Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins, John Hurt and Beatrice

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House Arrest Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Tilly - House Arrest is a 1996 comedy film. The film was directed by Harry Winer who has directed other films but is more prolific as a television series director. The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and ...more

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Galaxy of Terror Robert Englund, Erin Moran, Sid Haig - Galaxy of Terror is a 1981 science fiction/horror film produced by Roger Corman and directed by Bruce D. Clark. It stars Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston and Taaffe O'Connell. Produced by ...more

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Say One for Me Debbie Reynolds, Bing Crosby, Stella Stevens - Say One for Me is a film directed by Frank Tashlin that was released in 1959.

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Popcorn Dee Wallace, Karen Witter, Ray Walston - Popcorn is a 1991 American horror film directed by Mark Herrier and written by Alan Ormsby.

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Get a Clue Shane West, Diane Ladd, Sally Kirkland - Get a Clue is a 1997 film based on the Newbery Medal winning book The Westing Game. The film draws young viewers into the strange mysteries encountered by 13-year-old "Turtle" Wexler ...more

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Early Bird Special Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Jack McGee - Early Bird Special is a 2001 comedy film written by Hillary Seitz and directed by Mark Jean.

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This Girl for Hire José Ferrer, Roddy McDowall, Celeste Holm - This Girl for Hire is a 1983 comedy film directed by Jerry Jameson.

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The Kid with the Broken Halo Gary Coleman, June Allyson, Robert Guillaume - The Kid with the Broken Halo is a 1982 made-for-television movie starring Gary Coleman, Robert Guillaume, June Allyson, Mason Adams and Ray Walston about a wise-cracking ...more

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The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington Joey Heatherton, George Hamilton, David White - The Happy Hooker goes to Washington is a 1977 comedy film directed by William A. Levey. It was the sequel to The Happy Hooker, which was released in 1975. Joey Heatherton replaced Lynn Redgrave ...more

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O.C. and Stiggs Dennis Hopper, Tina Louise, Cynthia Nixon - O.C. and Stiggs is a 1987 film directed by Robert Altman, based on two characters that were originally featured in a series of stories published in National Lampoon magazine. The film stars ...more

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Wives and Lovers Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters, Van Johnson - Wives and Lovers is a 1963 comedy film directed by John Rich.

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Kiss Them for Me Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Deborah Kerr - Kiss Them for Me is a 1957 comedy film, directed by Stanley Donen, and released by the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. The film, an adaptation of the 1945 Broadway play of the same name, ...more

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Saturday the 14th Strikes Back Ray Walston, Patty McCormack, Avery Schreiber - Saturday the 14th Strikes Back is a 1988 comic-horror film, written and directed by Howard R. Cohen and produced by Julie Corman. It is a sequel to Saturday the 14th. The film is very similar to ...more

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The Mouse and the Motorcycle Billy Barty, John Byner, Ray Walston - The Mouse and the Motorcycle is a television program that was shown as part of the ABC Weekend Specials series.

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Ask Max Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ray Walston, Jeff Cohen - Ask Max is a 1986 American film starring Jeff Cohen as Max Baxter a kid inventor. Max designs a bike that he sells to a toy company.

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Ski Patrol George Lopez, Martin Mull, Leslie Jordan - Ski Patrol is a 1990 comedy film directed by Richard Correll, and starring Roger Rose, Yvette Nipar, T.K. Carter, George Lopez, Ray Walston, and Martin Mull.

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You Are There: Invasion Mike Wallace, Ray Walston, Milton Selzer -