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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.

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

Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick both worked with Slim Pickens over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Bill Bixby
The Apple Dumpling Gang is a 1975 Disney film about a slick gambler named Russell Donovan who is duped into taking care of a group of orphans who eventually strike gold during the California ...more

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Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft
Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman ...more

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slim Pickens Movies
James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes fears of a nuclear ...more

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Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Sally Struthers
The Getaway is a 1972 American action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw. The film is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name, with the screenplay ...more

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Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Dan Aykroyd
1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, and featuring an ensemble cast including Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, John ...more

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John Wayne, Bruce Dern, Slim Pickens
The Cowboys is a 1972 Western motion picture starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Slim Pickens, Colleen Dewhurst and Bruce Dern. Robert Carradine made his film debut with fellow child actor ...more

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Stella Stevens, Jason Robards Jr., David Warner
The Ballad of Cable Hogue is a 1970 Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Jason Robards, Stella Stevens and David Warner. Set in the Arizona desert during a period when the ...more

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Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn
This film is a 1973 American Western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, and Bob Dylan, and written by Rudy Wurlitzer. The film is about an aging ...more

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Fess Parker, Slim Pickens, Harry Carey
The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 Walt Disney Productions CinemaScope adventure film based on the real Great Locomotive Chase that occurred in 1862 during the American Civil War. The film ...more

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Steve McQueen, Linda Evans, Slim Pickens
Tom Horn is a 1980 Western film about the legendary lawman, outlaw, and gunfighter. It starred Steve McQueen as the title character and was based on Horn's own writings.

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Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado
One-Eyed Jacks, a 1961 Western, is the only film directed by actor Marlon Brando. The picture was originally planned to be directed by Stanley Kubrick from a screenplay by Sam Peckinpah, but ...more

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Charlton Heston, Bruce Dern, Lee Majors
Will Penny is a 1968 western film written and directed by Tom Gries starring Charlton Heston and Donald Pleasence. It was based upon an episode of the 1960 Sam Peckinpah television series The ...more

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John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda
In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess ...more

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Dee Wallace, John Sayles, Slim Pickens
The Howling is a 1981 werewolf-themed horror film directed by Joe Dante. Based on the novel of the same name by Gary Brandner, the screenplay is written by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless. ...more

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Jane Wyman, Slim Pickens, Eddie Cantor
The Story of Will Rogers is a 1952 movie biography of humorist and movie star Will Rogers, directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Will Rogers, Jr. as his father. The supporting cast features ...more

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Errol Flynn, Slim Pickens, Scott Forbes
Rocky Mountain is a 1950 western film directed by William Keighley and starring Errol Flynn. The film is set near the end of the American Civil War.

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Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson, Jack Elam
Never a Dull Moment is a 1968 film from Walt Disney Productions. It stars Dick Van Dyke and Edward G. Robinson and was directed by Jerry Paris. The script by AJ Carothers was based on a novel by ...more

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Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins, Yvette Mimieux
The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Maximilian Schell, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette ...more

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James Caan, Senta Berger, Slim Pickens
The Glory Guys is a 1965 American film based on the novel The Dice of God by Hoffman Birney. Filmed by Levy-Gardner-Laven and released by United Artists, it stars Tom Tryon, Harve Presnell, ...more

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Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby, Stefanie Powers
Stagecoach is a 1966 American film, directed by Gordon Douglas as a remake of the John Ford classic black-and-white western Stagecoach, which won two Academy Awards and received five other ...more

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Jeff Bridges, Jimmy Buffett, Sam Waterston
Rancho Deluxe is a contemporary western film that was directed by Frank Perry and released in 1975. Jeff Bridges and Sam Waterston star as two cattle rustlers in modern-day Livingston, Montana ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith
Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and Carol Channing, written by Doran William Cannon and released by Paramount Pictures on December 19, 1968.

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Bootleggers Jaclyn Smith, Slim Pickens, Dennis Fimple

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Dean Martin, Jean Simmons, George Peppard
Rough Night in Jericho is a 1967 western film starring Dean Martin, George Peppard and Jean Simmons, directed by Arnold Laven. It was based on the novel The Man in Black, written by Marvin H. ...more

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Slim Pickens, Leo Gordon, Faith Domergue
Santa Fe Passage is a United States-produced Western movie directed by William Witney, released in 1955. It stars John Payne and Faith Domergue.