The Best Walter Huston Movies

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Gabriel Over the White House and American Madness, in it.

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  • In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the ...more
  • When Sam Dodsworth (Walter Huston), the head of a car company, embarks on a vacation in Europe with his youth-obsessed wife, Fran (Ruth Chatterton), the couple find themselves growing apart. Soon ...more
  • The Bad Man is an all-talking pre-code western film starring Walter Huston which was produced and released by First National Pictures, a subsidiary of Warner Bros. The movie is based on Porter ...more
  • Brought to the White House to receive a Congressional Gold Medal from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Broadway legend George M. Cohan (James Cagney) reflects on his life. Flashbacks trace ...more
  • Farmer Jabez Stone (James Craig), about to lose his land, agrees to sell his soul to the devil (Walter Huston), known as Mr. Scratch, who gives Jabez seven years to enjoy the fruits of his sale ...more
  • Steve (real-life boxer Max Baer) is a brash bartender whose knock-out power is discovered by the Professor (Walter Huston), an alcoholic ex-fight trainer. Working together, they find success in the ...more
  • For Miranda Wells (Gene Tierney), moving to New York to live in Dragonwyck Manor with her rich cousin, Nicholas (Vincent Price), seems like a dream. However, the situation gradually becomes ...more
  • In this suspenseful drama, based on Agatha Christie's mystery tale, 10 strangers are summoned to a remote island. While they are waiting for the mysterious host to appear, a recording levels serious ...more
  • T.C. Jeffords (Walter Huston) rules his sprawling New Mexico ranch with an iron fist. But his authority doesn't extend to his strong-willed daughter, Vance (Barbara Stanwyck), who both hates and ...more
  • Tragedy seems to follow Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) everywhere she goes. After a domestic dispute results in the death of both of her parents, Pearl moves in with her aunt, Laura Belle (Lillian ...more
  • Joseph E. Davies (Walter Huston) is the American ambassador to the Soviet Union between World War I and World War II. Moving to the communist state, Davies records his impressions of Soviet life, ...more
  • In the Nazi-occupied Norwegian village of Trollness, citizens are preparing to resist their invaders. As British forces sneak a cache of weapons into the woods near the village, town doctor Martin ...more
  • The Shanghai Gesture is a 1941 American film noir directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature, and Ona Munson. It is based on a Broadway play of the same ...more
  • After young Robert Graham (Phillips Holmes) commits a murder while drunk and defending his girlfriend, he is prosecuted by ambitious Mark Brady (Walter Huston) and sentenced to 10 years. Six years ...more
  • Rhodes of Africa is a 1936 British biographical film charting the life of Cecil Rhodes. It was directed by Berthold Viertel and starred Walter Huston, Oskar Homolka, Basil Sydney and Bernard Lee.
  • The Star Witness is a 1931 film directed by William A. Wellman.
  • Summer Holiday is a 1948 American musical film, starring Mickey Rooney and Gloria DeHaven. The picture is based on the play Ah, Wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill, which had been filmed as under that name ...more
  • The Wet Parade is a 1932 film directed by Victor Fleming based on a 1931 novel by Upton Sinclair, starring Robert Young, Myrna Loy, Walter Huston, Lewis Stone and Jimmy Durante.
  • The Lady Lies is a 1929 film directed by Hobert Henley, and starring Walter Huston, Claudette Colbert and Charles Ruggles.
  • After a military officer (Bruce Cabot) gets Ann Vickers (Irene Dunne) pregnant and leaves her, her baby dies during birth. Feeling stunned, Ann devotes herself to social work, taking a job in a ...more
  • Keep 'Em Rolling is a 1934 film directed by George Archainbaud.
  • The Virginian is a 1929 Western film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, and Richard Arlen. The film was based on the 1902 novel The Virginian by Owen Wister and ...more
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    In the South Pacific, the passengers of a boat must disembark prematurely at the island of Pago Pago due to a cholera scare. Among them are missionaries Alfred Davidson (Walter Huston) and his wife ...more
  • The exploits of a Ukrainian farming collective overrun by the Nazi invasion. A group of young people, including Marina Pavlova and Damian Simonov, are on a walking holiday and separated from the ...more
  • Frame Johnson (Walter Huston) is an itinerant gambler traveling among frontier towns with three companions. Arriving in Tombstone, they discover a corrupt outpost dominated by Poe Northrup (Ralph ...more