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The Best Richard Boone Movies

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

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

List includes The Arrangement, The Shootist and more.

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    Big Jake

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara

    Released1971

    Released1971

    Directed byGeorge Sherman

    Directed byGeorge Sherman

    Big Jake is a 1971 Western film directed by George Sherman, written by Harry Julian Fink and Rita M. Fink, produced by Michael Wayne, edited by Harry Gerstad, starring John Wayne, Richard Boone and...  more

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    The Shootist

    John Wayne, Lauren Bacall

    Released1976

    Released1976

    Directed byDon Siegel

    Directed byDon Siegel

    The Shootist is a 1976 Western film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne in his final film role, about a gunfighter who spends his last days looking for a way to stop with the least pain...  more

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    #16 of 401 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#97 of 552 The Best '70s Movies

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    The Tall T

    Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott

    Released1957

    Released1957

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    Directed byBudd Boetticher

    The Tall T is a 1957 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, and Maureen O'Sullivan. Adapted by Burt Kennedy from the short story "The Captives"...  more
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    Hombre

    Paul Newman, Martin Balsam

    Released1967

    Released1967

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    Hombre is a 1967 revisionist western film directed by Martin Ritt, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and starring Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Martin Balsam, and...  more

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    A Thunder of Drums

    Charles Bronson, Richard Chamberlain

    Released1961

    Released1961

    Directed byJoseph M. Newman

    Directed byJoseph M. Newman

    A Thunder of Drums is a 1961 Western directed by Joseph M. Newman, starring Richard Boone, George Hamilton and Luana Patten....  more
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    The Kremlin Letter

    Orson Welles, Max von Sydow

    Released1970

    Released1970

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Directed byJohn Huston

    The Kremlin Letter is an American spy film directed by John Huston, starring Richard Boone, Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Patrick O'Neal and George Sanders. It was released in February...  more

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    The Robe

    Richard Burton, Jean Simmons

    Released1953

    Released1953

    Directed byHenry Koster

    Directed byHenry Koster

    The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable for...  more

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    #210 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#48 of 95 The Best Movies With Christian Themes

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    Winter Kills

    Elizabeth Taylor, Jeff Bridges

    Released1979

    Released1979

    Directed byWilliam Richert

    Directed byWilliam Richert

    This film is a 1979 film, directed by William Richert, based on the novel by Richard Condon. Its cast includes Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach, Richard Boone, Toshirō...  more
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    Star in the Dust

    Clint Eastwood, Harry Morgan

    Directed byCharles F. Haas

    Directed byCharles F. Haas

    Star in the Dust is a 1956 American western film made by Universal-International and starring John Agar, Mamie Van Doren, and Richard Boone. In the town of Gunlock, sheriff Bill Jorden is due to hang...  more
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    Halls of Montezuma

    Robert Wagner, Jack Palance

    Released1950

    Released1950

    Directed byLewis Milestone

    Directed byLewis Milestone

    Halls of Montezuma is a 1951 World War II war film starring Richard Widmark, Richard Boone, Jack Palance, and Karl Malden. The film, which is about U.S. Marines fighting on a Japanese-held island,...  more

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    #167 of 376 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#88 of 223 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

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    Red Skies of Montana

    Charles Bronson, Richard Widmark

    Released1952

    Released1952

    Directed byJoseph M. Newman

    Directed byJoseph M. Newman

    Red Skies of Montana is a 1952 adventure drama in which Richard Widmark stars as a smokejumper who attempts to save his crew while being overrun by a forest fire, not only to preserve their lives,...  more
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    The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

    Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke

    Released1951

    Released1951

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    The Desert Fox is a 1951 biographical film about Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in the later stages of World War II. It stars James Mason in the title role, was directed by Henry Hathaway, and was based...  more

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    Kona Coast

    Joan Blondell, Vera Miles

    Released1968

    Released1968

    Directed byLamont Johnson

    Directed byLamont Johnson

    Kona Coast is a 1968 film directed by Lamont Johnson. It stars Richard Boone and Vera Miles....  more
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    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef

    Rock Hudson, Robert Wagner

    Released1953

    Released1953

    Directed byRobert D. Webb

    Directed byRobert D. Webb

    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Robert D. Webb. The screenplay by A. I. Bezzerides was inspired by Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The film was the...  more
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    The Last Dinosaur

    Joan Van Ark, Richard Boone

    Released1977

    Released1977

    Directed byAlex Grasshoff, Tsugunobu Kotani

    Directed byAlex Grasshoff, Tsugunobu Kotani

    The Last Dinosaur is a Japanese/American tokusatsu co-production, co-directed by Alexander Grasshoff and Shusei Kotani, billed as Tom Kotani, and co-produced by Japan's Tsuburaya Productions, and...  more
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    The Night of the Following Day

    Marlon Brando, Rita Moreno

    Released1968

    Released1968

    Directed byHubert Cornfield

    Directed byHubert Cornfield

    The Night of the Following Day is a 1968 film starring Marlon Brando and Richard Boone. Filmed in France, around Le Touquet it tells the story of a kidnapped heiress being held hostage in a remote...  more
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    The Raid

    Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin

    Released1954

    Released1954

    Directed byHugo Fregonese

    Directed byHugo Fregonese

    The Raid is a 1954 Technicolor American film set during the American Civil War. It stars Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone and Lee Marvin. It is loosely based on a true incident, the St....  more
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    Ten Wanted Men

    Randolph Scott, Richard Boone

    Released1955

    Released1955

    Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone

    Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone

    Ten Wanted Men is a film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone released on February 1, 1955....  more
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    Man on a Tightrope

    Fredric March, Gloria Grahame

    Released1953

    Released1953

    Directed byElia Kazan

    Directed byElia Kazan

    Man on a Tightrope is a 1953 American film directed by Elia Kazan, starring Fredric March, Terry Moore and Gloria Grahame. It was entered into the 3rd Berlin International Film Festival. The...  more
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    Rio Conchos

    Jim Brown, Edmond O'Brien

    Released1964

    Released1964

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Rio Conchos is a 1964 Cinemascope Western starring Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Tony Franciosa, Edmond O'Brien, and in his motion picture debut, Jim Brown, based on Clair Huffaker's novel of the...  more
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    Bushido Blade

    James Earl Jones, Toshiro Mifune

    Released1981

    Released1981

    Directed byTsugunobu Kotani

    Directed byTsugunobu Kotani

    The Bushido Blade is a 1981 film, directed by Tom Kotani. Sonny Chiba, Toshiro Mifune, Mako, Laura Gemser and James Earl Jones appear in this movie. This was Richard Boone's last film appearance....  more
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    The Arrangement

    Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway

    Released1967

    Released1967

    Directed byElia Kazan

    Directed byElia Kazan

    THE ARRANGEMENT a documentary by Nathalie Borgers shows the portraits of several young people sharing a similar background -- they are all descending from Turkish families but have been growing up in...  more
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    The Garment Jungle

    Lee J. Cobb, Robert Loggia

    Released1957

    Released1957

    Directed byVincent Sherman, Robert Aldrich

    Directed byVincent Sherman, Robert Aldrich

    The Garment Jungle is a 1957 film directed by Vincent Sherman....  more
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    The War Lord

    Charlton Heston, Maurice Evans

    Released1965

    Released1965

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

    The War Lord is a 1965 American film about Medieval warfare in 11th century Normandy, starring Charlton Heston and directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. It is an adaptation of the play, The Lovers, by...  more
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    Against a Crooked Sky

    Richard Boone, Henry Wilcoxon

    Released1975

    Released1975

    Directed byEarl Bellamy

    Directed byEarl Bellamy

    Against a Crooked Sky is a 1975 American Western film directed by Earl Bellamy and starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, and Henry Wilcoxon....  more