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The Best Strother Martin Movies  

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

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Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy
Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars in the title ...more
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William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan
The Wild Bunch is a 1969 American epic Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah about an aging outlaw gang on the Texas–Mexico border, trying to exist in the changing "modern" world of ...more
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John Wayne, James Stewart, Lee Marvin
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a 1962 American Western film directed by John Ford starring James Stewart and John Wayne. The black-and-white film was released by Paramount Pictures. The ...more
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Strother Martin Movies
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Based loosely on fact, the film tells the story of Wild West ...more
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John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper
True Grit is a 1969 American western Technicolor film written by Marguerite Roberts, directed by Henry Hathaway, and starring John Wayne as U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn; Wayne won his only ...more
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Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz
Slap Shot is a 1977 comedy film directed by George Roy Hill, written by Nancy Dowd and starring Paul Newman and Michael Ontkean. It depicts a minor league hockey team that resorts to violent ...more
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Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Strother Martin
Hard Times is a 1975 film starring Charles Bronson as Chaney, a drifter who travels to Louisiana during the Great Depression and begins competing in illegal bare-knuckled boxing matches. The ...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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John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Strother Martin
Rooster Cogburn is a 1975 American Western Technicolor film directed by Stuart Millar and starring John Wayne, reprising his role as U.S. Marshal Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn, and ...more
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Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film, released in 1978 by Paramount Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ann-Margret, Kirk Douglas
The Villain is a 1979 American film. A parody blend of western films and Warner Bros.' Wile E. Coyote cartoon situations, it was directed by Hal Needham and starred Kirk Douglas, Arnold ...more
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Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh
Harper, released in the UK as The Moving Target, is a 1966 film based on Ross Macdonald's novel The Moving Target and adapted for the screen by novelist William Goldman, who admired MacDonald's ...more
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Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson
The Shaggy Dog is a black-and-white 1959 Walt Disney film about Wilby Daniels, a teenage boy who by the power of an enchanted ring of the Borgias is transformed into the title character, a ...more
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Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies
Sssssss is a 1973 horror film starring Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, and Heather Menzies. It was directed by Bernard L. Kowalski and written by Hal Dresner and Daniel C. Striepeke, the latter ...more
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Oliver Reed, Lee Marvin, Strother Martin
The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday is a 1976 Comedy film directed by Don Taylor starring Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Sylvia Miles and Kay Lenz.
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Kurt Russell, James Stewart, George Kennedy
Fools' Parade is a 1971 crime drama film directed by Andrew McLaglen, and stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russell and Strother Martin. It was based on the novel of the same name by ...more
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Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell
The Champ is a 1979 remake, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name which was directed by King Vidor. It stars Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, and Ricky ...more
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Clint Howard, Slim Pickens, Strother Martin
An Eye for an Eye is a 1966 Western film directed by Michael D. Moore. Robert Lansing plays Talion, a homesteader who, after his ranch is burned to the ground and his wife and child are ...more
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Cloris Leachman, Nat King Cole, Jack Elam
This film is a 1955 film noir drama produced and directed by Robert Aldrich starring Ralph Meeker. The screenplay was written by A.I. Bezzerides, based on the Mickey Spillane Mike Hammer mystery ...more
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Strother Martin, L. Q. Jones, Ahna Capri
The Brotherhood of Satan is a 1971 low-budget horror film written, produced and starring L. Q. Jones It was directed by Bernard McEveety and also stars Strother Martin.
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Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Ernest Borgnine
Hannie Caulder is a 1971 British Western film directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Raquel Welch, Robert Culp and Ernest Borgnine. The screenplay was rewritten by Kennedy, who wasn't credited.
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Charles Bronson, Rod Steiger, Strother Martin
Love and Bullets is a 1979 film directed by Stuart Rosenberg. Starring Charles Bronson, it is based on a screenplay by Wendell Mayes and John Melson. The film was originally to have been ...more
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Audie Murphy, Strother Martin, Harold J. Stone
Showdown is a 1963 Western film starring Audie Murphy. It was originally known as The Iron Collar.
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Strother Martin, Leo Gordon, George Montgomery
Black Patch is a 1957 American Western film directed by Allen H. Miner and written by Leo Gordon, who also plays a supporting role. The film stars George Montgomery and Diane Brewster, and is ...more
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Paul Newman, Lee Marvin, HĂ©ctor Elizondo
Pocket Money is a 1972 film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, from a screenplay written by Terrence Malick and based on the novel Jim Kane by Joseph P. Brown. The movie stars Paul Newman and Lee ...more