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The Best Steve McQueen Movies

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List of the best Steve McQueen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Believe it or not, one of Steve McQueen's first credited film roles with in the 1958 horror film The Blob. Steve McQueen'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 Steve McQueen movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Steve McQueen movies will be at the top of the list. Steve McQueen has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Steve McQueen movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Steve McQueen films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List features films like The Great Escape, Papillon and more!

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Steve McQueen movies?" and "What are the greatest Steve McQueen roles of all time?" If you are a fan of McQueen's action-filled filmography, you might also enjoy our list of best Charles Bronson movies and best Paul Newman movies.

Movie fans who love Steve McQueen have also been known to enjoy films starring Paul Newman and Audrey Hepburn.

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  • The Great Escape
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    Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: John Sturges
  • The Magnificent Seven
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    Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: John Sturges
  • Bullitt
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    Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Peter Yates
  • Papillon
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    Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
  • The Sand Pebbles
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    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Robert Wise
  • The Getaway
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    Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
  • The Thomas Crown Affair
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    Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Norman Jewison
  • The Cincinnati Kid
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    Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margret
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Norman Jewison
  • Tom Horn
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    Steve McQueen, Linda Evans, Richard Farnsworth
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: William Wiard
  • Nevada Smith
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    Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Henry Hathaway
  • The Towering Inferno
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    Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: John Guillermin, Irwin Allen
  • The Hunter
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    Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Buzz Kulik
  • Love with the Proper Stranger
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    Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Edie Adams
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Robert Mulligan
  • Hell Is for Heroes
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    Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Don Siegel
  • Le Mans
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    Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
  • Junior Bonner
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    Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Sam Peckinpah
  • The Blob
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    Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth
  • The Reivers
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    Steve McQueen, Rupert Crosse, Mitch Vogel
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Mark Rydell
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall
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    Steve McQueen, Glen Campbell, Lee Remick
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Robert Mulligan
  • The War Lover
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    Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Philip Leacock
  • Soldier in the Rain
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    Jackie Gleason, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Ralph Nelson
  • An Enemy of the People
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    Steve McQueen, Charles Durning, Bibi Andersson
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: George Schaefer
  • Never So Few
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    Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: John Sturges
  • The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery
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    Steve McQueen, Bob Holt, David Clarke
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Charles Guggenheim, John Stix
  • On Any Sunday
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    Steve McQueen, Bruce Brown, Malcolm Smith
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Bruce Brown