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The Best Slim Pickens Movies

Updated May 20, 2020 698 votes 70 voters 7.7k views51 items

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

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

List films include Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Iron Mountain Trail and more.

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    Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Blazing Saddles

    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

    Released1974

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies

    Released1964

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as... more on Wikipedia

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    The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Getaway

    Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw

    Released1972

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

    The Getaway is a 1972 American action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve... more on Wikipedia

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    The Apple Dumpling Gang is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Apple Dumpling Gang

    Don Knotts, Tim Conway

    Released1975

    Directed byNorman Tokar

    The Apple Dumpling Gang is a 1975 Disney film about a slick gambler named Russell Donovan who... more on Wikipedia

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    1941 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    1941

    Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee

    Released1979

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Ballad of Cable Hogue is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Ballad of Cable Hogue

    Stella Stevens, Jason Robards Jr.

    Released1970

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

    The Ballad of Cable Hogue is a 1970 Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Jason... more on Wikipedia

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    The Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Cowboys

    John Wayne, Bruce Dern

    Released1972

    Directed byMark Rydell

    The Cowboys is a 1972 Western motion picture starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Slim... more on Wikipedia

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    Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid

    Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson

    Released1973

    Directed bySam Peckinpah

    This film is a 1973 American Western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring James... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Great Locomotive Chase is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Great Locomotive Chase

    Fess Parker, Slim Pickens

    Released1956

    Directed byFrancis D. Lyon

    The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 Walt Disney Productions CinemaScope adventure film based... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Tom Horn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Tom Horn

    Steve McQueen, Linda Evans

    Released1980

    Directed byWilliam Wiard

    Tom Horn is a 1980 Western film about the legendary lawman, outlaw, and gunfighter. It starred... more on Wikipedia

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    The Story of Will Rogers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Story of Will Rogers

    Jane Wyman, Slim Pickens

    Released1952

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Story of Will Rogers is a 1952 movie biography of humorist and movie star Will Rogers,... more on Wikipedia
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    Will Penny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Will Penny

    Charlton Heston, Bruce Dern

    Released1968

    Directed byTom Gries

    Will Penny is a 1968 western film written and directed by Tom Gries starring Charlton Heston... more on Wikipedia

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    Rocky Mountain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Rocky Mountain

    Errol Flynn, Slim Pickens

    Released1950

    Directed byWilliam Keighley

    Rocky Mountain is a 1950 western film directed by William Keighley and starring Errol Flynn.... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    One-Eyed Jacks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    One-Eyed Jacks

    Marlon Brando, Karl Malden

    Released1961

    Directed byMarlon Brando

    One-Eyed Jacks, a 1961 Western, is the only film directed by actor Marlon Brando. The picture... more on Wikipedia

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    In Harm's Way is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    In Harm's Way

    John Wayne, Kirk Douglas

    Released1965

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Howling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Howling

    Dee Wallace, John Sayles

    Released1981

    Directed byJoe Dante

    The Howling is a 1981 werewolf-themed horror film directed by Joe Dante. Based on the novel of... more on Wikipedia

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    Santa Fe Passage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Santa Fe Passage

    Slim Pickens, Leo Gordon

    Released1955

    Directed byWilliam Witney

    Santa Fe Passage is a United States-produced Western movie directed by William Witney,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Glory Guys is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Glory Guys

    James Caan, Senta Berger

    Released1965

    Directed bySam Peckinpah, Arnold Laven

    The Glory Guys is a 1965 American film based on the novel The Dice of God by Hoffman Birney.... more on Wikipedia
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    Rancho Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Rancho Deluxe

    Jeff Bridges, Jimmy Buffett

    Released1975

    Directed byFrank Perry

    Rancho Deluxe is a contemporary western film that was directed by Frank Perry and released in... more on Wikipedia
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    Stagecoach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Stagecoach

    Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby

    Released1966

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Stagecoach is a 1966 American film, directed by Gordon Douglas as a remake of the John Ford... more on Wikipedia
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    Bootleggers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Bootleggers

    Jaclyn Smith, Slim Pickens

    Released1974

    Directed byCharles B. Pierce

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    The Black Hole is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    The Black Hole

    Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins

    Released1979

    Directed byGary Nelson

    The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    #112 of 164 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies#138 of 165 Live Action Movies With The Best CGI Effects

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    Never a Dull Moment is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Never a Dull Moment

    Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1968

    Directed byJerry Paris

    Never a Dull Moment is a 1968 film from Walt Disney Productions. It stars Dick Van Dyke and... more on Wikipedia
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    Skidoo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Skidoo

    Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing

    Released1968

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and... more on Wikipedia
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    Rough Night in Jericho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
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    Rough Night in Jericho

    Dean Martin, Jean Simmons

    Released1967

    Directed byArnold Laven

    Rough Night in Jericho is a 1967 western film starring Dean Martin, George Peppard and Jean... more on Wikipedia
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