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

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

Everything from A Ticket to Tomahawk to Tammy and the Bachelor is included on this list.

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

Fritz Lang and John Ford both worked with Walter Brennan over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Walter Brennan was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jack Elam and Lee J. Cobb in terms of fame and success.

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Sergeant York Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

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The Westerner Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Dana Andrews

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My Darling Clementine Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

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Rio Bravo John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson

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Northwest Passage Spencer Tracy, Walter Brennan, Robert Young

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Red River John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters

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To Have and Have Not Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan

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Support Your Local Sheriff! James Garner, Bruce Dern, Walter Brennan

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The Pride of the Yankees is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walter Brennan Movies
The Pride of the Yankees Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Bill Dickey

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Meet John Doe Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan

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How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

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The Far Country James Stewart, Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan

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Bad Day at Black Rock Spencer Tracy, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin

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The Over-the-Hill Gang Walter Brennan, Jack Elam, Edgar Buchanan

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Fury Spencer Tracy, Walter Brennan, Sylvia Sidney

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Three Godfathers Walter Brennan, Lewis Stone, Irene Hervey

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Swamp Water Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan, Walter Huston

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The Gnome-Mobile Walter Brennan, Ed Wynn, Richard Deacon

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Hangmen Also Die! Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Brian Donlevy

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Along the Great Divide Kirk Douglas, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo

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The Cowboy and the Lady Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Merle Oberon

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Bride of Frankenstein Boris Karloff, Walter Brennan, Billy Barty

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Kentucky Loretta Young, Walter Brennan, Douglass Dumbrille

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Good-bye, My Lady Sidney Poitier, Walter Brennan, Louise Beavers

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Dakota John Wayne, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

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A Ticket to Tomahawk Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan

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Two-Fisted Law John Wayne, Walter Brennan, Tully Marshall

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The Proud Ones Walter Brennan, Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo

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Come and Get It Walter Brennan, Joel McCrea, Edward Arnold

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The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan, Edgar Buchanan

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Law and Order Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, Dorothy Malone

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The North Star Anne Baxter, Lee Van Cleef, Klaus Kinski

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A Stolen Life Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Walter Brennan

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Best of the Badmen Walter Brennan, Robert Ryan, Claire Trevor

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Brimstone Walter Brennan, Forrest Tucker, Jim Davis

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Four Guns to the Border Walter Brennan, Jay Silverheels, Rory Calhoun

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Nobody Lives Forever Walter Brennan, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John Garfield

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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

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Tammy and the Bachelor Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Adam West

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The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Lesley Ann Warren

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Texas Cyclone John Wayne, Walter Brennan, Vernon Dent

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These Three Walter Brennan, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea

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Those Calloways Linda Evans, Vera Miles, Walter Brennan

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The Green Promise Natalie Wood, Walter Brennan, Milburn Stone

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The Buccaneer Anthony Quinn, Walter Brennan, Fredric March

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Who's Minding the Mint? Milton Berle, Walter Brennan, Paul Winfield

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The Princess and the Pirate Bob Hope, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo

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Lure of the Wilderness Walter Brennan, Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter

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Home in Indiana Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, June Haver

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Home for the Holidays Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Walter Brennan