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The Best Slim Pickens Movies

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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?"


  • 1

    Blazing Saddles

    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder
    Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring...  more

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

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  • 3

    The Getaway

    Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw
    The Getaway is a 1972 American action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve...  more

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  • 4

    The Apple Dumpling Gang

    Don Knotts, Tim Conway
    The Apple Dumpling Gang is a 1975 Disney film about a slick gambler named Russell Donovan who...  more

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    Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee
    1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and...  more

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  • 6

    The Cowboys

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

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  • 7

    The Ballad of Cable Hogue

    Stella Stevens, Jason Robards Jr.
    The Ballad of Cable Hogue is a 1970 Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Jason...  more

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    #41 of 45 The Best Western Movies of the '70s#103 of 125 The Best '70s Action Movies

  • 8

    Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid

    Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson
    This film is a 1973 American Western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring James...  more

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  • 9

    The Great Locomotive Chase

    Fess Parker, Slim Pickens
    The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 Walt Disney Productions CinemaScope adventure film based...  more

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  • 10

    Tom Horn

    Steve McQueen, Linda Evans
    Tom Horn is a 1980 Western film about the legendary lawman, outlaw, and gunfighter. It starred...  more

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  • 11

    The Story of Will Rogers

    Jane Wyman, Slim Pickens
    The Story of Will Rogers is a 1952 movie biography of humorist and movie star Will Rogers,...  more
  • 12

    Will Penny

    Charlton Heston, Bruce Dern
    Will Penny is a 1968 western film written and directed by Tom Gries starring Charlton Heston...  more

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  • 13

    Rocky Mountain

    Errol Flynn, Slim Pickens
    Rocky Mountain is a 1950 western film directed by William Keighley and starring Errol Flynn....  more
  • 14

    One-Eyed Jacks

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


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    In Harm's Way

    John Wayne, Kirk Douglas
    In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and...  more

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  • 16

    The Howling

    Dee Wallace, John Sayles
    The Howling is a 1981 werewolf-themed horror film directed by Joe Dante. Based on the novel of...  more

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  • 17

    Santa Fe Passage

    Slim Pickens, Leo Gordon
    Santa Fe Passage is a United States-produced Western movie directed by William Witney,...  more
  • 18

    The Glory Guys

    James Caan, Senta Berger
    The Glory Guys is a 1965 American film based on the novel The Dice of God by Hoffman Birney....  more
  • 19

    Rancho Deluxe

    Jeff Bridges, Jimmy Buffett
    Rancho Deluxe is a contemporary western film that was directed by Frank Perry and released in...  more
  • 20


    Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby
    Stagecoach is a 1966 American film, directed by Gordon Douglas as a remake of the John Ford...  more
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    Jaclyn Smith, Slim Pickens
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    The Black Hole

    Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins
    The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by...  more

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  • 23

    Never a Dull Moment

    Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson
    Never a Dull Moment is a 1968 film from Walt Disney Productions. It stars Dick Van Dyke and...  more
  • 24


    Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing
    Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and...  more
  • 25

    Rough Night in Jericho

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