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This list of the best Robert Duvall movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. With roles in To Kill a Mockingbird and an Oscar-winning performance in Tender Mercies, Robert Duvall has become known as one of the best actors of his generation. Robert Duvall'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 Robert Duvall movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Duvall movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Duvall movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Duvall roles of all time?" The greatest Robert Duvall performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous films like The Godfather starring a young Robert Duvall as well as the more recent The Judge can be found on this Robert Duvall filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon whether his classic flicks or latest films best showcase his talent. If you think the best Robert Duvall role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of good ol' Bob Duvall's Coppola collaborations, you might also enjoy our list of best Al Pacino movies and best Marlon Brando movies.

Notable directors that have worked with Robert Duvall include names like Ron Howard, George Lucas and Joel Schumacher. If you're a fan of Robert Duvall, then check out our lists of the best Gene Hackman and Ed Harris movies as well.

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Lonesome Dove Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott, Robert Duvall

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Open Range Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening

381 47
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The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

470 61
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Secondhand Lions Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine

276 36
The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

251 35
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Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

230 33
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To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

258 42
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True Grit John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper

205 37
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Tender Mercies Robert Duvall, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley

169 32
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The Great Santini Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Stan Shaw

202 46
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The Apostle Farrah Fawcett, Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton

156 31
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Sling Blade Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter

132 26
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MASH Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

134 38
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The Natural Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

123 33
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Days of Thunder Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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121 32
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Gone in 60 Seconds Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

114 29
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Falling Down Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld

103 24
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Phenomenon John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

104 27
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Bullitt Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

92 22
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Colors Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Don Cheadle

93 22
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Geronimo: An American Legend Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

81 21
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Crazy Heart Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal

91 27
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Get Low Bill Murray, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek

87 25
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Deep Impact Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

70 17
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The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

75 20
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Network Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

65 18
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Joe Kidd Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon

66 19
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Jack Reacher Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike

72 24
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John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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64 16
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The Eagle Has Landed Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland

62 20
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A Civil Action John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

48 10
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The Road Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

51 12
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True Confessions Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith

55 20
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A Family Thing Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Paula Marshall

55 17
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Gods and Generals Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Jeff Daniels

54 23
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Seven Days in Utopia Robert Duvall, Deborah Ann Woll, Melissa Leo

45 15
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Lawman Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb

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The Scarlet Letter Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall

43 18
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Thank You for Smoking Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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The Judge Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall

48 22
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Something to Talk About Julia Roberts, Robert Duvall, Dennis Quaid

37 14
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We Own the Night Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall

39 16
Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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Assassination Tango Robert Duvall, Kathy Baker, Rubén Blades

40 15
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Rambling Rose Robert Duvall, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd

37 16
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The Killer Elite Robert Duvall, James Caan, Gig Young

35 12
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The Outfit Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Robert Ryan

42 23
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Four Christmases Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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Convicts Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Lukas Haas

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The Paper Marisa Tomei, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close