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The Best Richard Boone Movies 

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Updated September 21, 2019 483 votes 132 voters 10.5k views 31 items

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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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Hombre Paul Newman, Martin Balsam, Fredric March

Released: 1967

Directed by: Martin 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, ...more

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#54 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #9 of 47 The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s #97 of 113 The Best Native American Movies

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John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Harry Carey

Released: 1971

Directed by: George 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 ...more

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#33 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #914 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #122 of 133 Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott, Richard Boone

Released: 1957

Directed by: Budd 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 ...more
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John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, James Stewart

Released: 1976

Directed by: Don 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 ...more

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#17 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #115 of 133 Movies That Should Never Be Remade #191 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Jim Brown, Edmond O'Brien, Stuart Whitman

Released: 1964

Directed by: Gordon 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 ...more
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Charlton Heston, Maurice Evans, Richard Boone

Released: 1965

Directed by: Franklin 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, ...more
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Charles Bronson, Richard Chamberlain, Duane Eddy

Released: 1961

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

A Thunder of Drums is a 1961 Western directed by Joseph M. Newman, starring Richard Boone, George Hamilton and Luana Patten.
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Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, George Sanders

Released: 1970

Directed by: John 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 ...more

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Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Harry Shearer

Released: 1953

Directed by: Henry 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 ...more

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#224 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #44 of 89 The Best Movies with Christian Themes #35 of 50 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1950s

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Robert Wagner, Jack Palance, Richard Widmark

Released: 1950

Directed by: Lewis 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 ...more

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#170 of 378 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #105 of 214 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #149 of 304 The Best Military Movies Ever Made

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Elizabeth Taylor, Jeff Bridges, Eli Wallach

Released: 1979

Directed by: William 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, ToshirĊ ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Harry Morgan, Mamie Van Doren

Directed by: Charles 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 ...more
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Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G. Carroll

Released: 1951

Directed by: Henry 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 ...more

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#59 of 378 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #45 of 214 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #12 of 82 The Best Movies About Hitler

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Barbara Steele, Theodore Bikel, Richard Boone

Released: 1958

Directed by: Albert Band

I Bury the Living is a horror film directed by famed B-movie director Albert Band, father of Charles Band, and starring Richard Boone and Theodore Bikel.
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Charles Bronson, Richard Widmark, Richard Crenna

Released: 1952

Directed by: Joseph 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 ...more
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Rock Hudson, Robert Wagner, Peter Graves

Released: 1953

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more
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James Stewart, Joan Collins, Robert Mitchum

Released: 1978

Directed by: Michael Winner

The Big Sleep is a 1978 film, the second film version of Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel of the same name. The picture was directed by Michael Winner and stars Robert Mitchum in his second feature ...more
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Joan Van Ark, Richard Boone, Steven Keats

Released: 1977

Directed by: Alex 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, ...more
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Marlon Brando, Rita Moreno, Pamela Franklin

Released: 1968

Directed by: Hubert 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 ...more
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Joan Blondell, Vera Miles, Richard Boone

Released: 1968

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

Kona Coast is a 1968 film directed by Lamont Johnson. It stars Richard Boone and Vera Miles.
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Ten Wanted Men Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Leo Gordon

Released: 1955

Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone

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

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#200 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #22 of 94 The Best Randolph Scott Movies

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Fredric March, Gloria Grahame, Terry Moore

Released: 1953

Directed by: Elia 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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Joan Blondell, Eleanor Parker, Richard Boone

Released: 1957

Directed by: Hugo Haas

Lizzie is a 1957 drama film directed by Hugo Haas. The movie is based on the novel The Bird's Nest by Shirley Jackson and stars Eleanor Parker, Richard Boone and Joan Blondell. The popular songs ...more
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Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin, Peter Graves

Released: 1954

Directed by: Hugo 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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James Earl Jones, Toshiro Mifune, Sonny Chiba

Released: 1981

Directed by: Tsugunobu 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