Entertainment 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.

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

D. W. Griffith and John Ford are among those who directed Walter Huston at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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David Niven, Mary Astor, Walter Huston
Dodsworth is a 1936 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton and Mary Astor. Sidney Howard based the screenplay on his 1934 stage adaptation of ...more

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Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Barton MacLane
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is an American dramatic adventurous neo-western written and directed by John Huston. It is a feature film adaptation of B. Traven's 1927 novel of the same name, ...more

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James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston
Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan, known as "The Man Who Owned Broadway". It stars James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, and ...more

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Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell, Simone Simon
The Devil and Daniel Webster is a 1941 fantasy film, adapted by Stephen Vincent Benét and Dan Totheroh from Benét's short story, "The Devil and Daniel Webster". The ...more

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Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Barry Fitzgerald
And Then There Were None is a 1945 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery novel of the same name and is directed by René Clair. In the UK it had the title "Ten ...more

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Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones
Duel in the Sun is a Technicolor 1946 Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza girl who goes to live with her caucasian ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson
The Furies is a 1950 American Western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, and Walter Huston in his last film performance. In 2008, the film was released ...more

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Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature
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 ...more

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Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Jessica Tandy
Dragonwyck is a 1946 American period drama film made by Twentieth Century-Fox. It was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Ernst Lubitsch from a screenplay by ...more

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Cyd Charisse, Walter Huston, Ann Harding
Mission to Moscow is a book by the former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Joseph E. Davies and a film based on it directed by Michael Curtiz in 1943. The 1941 book sold 700,000 copies. The ...more

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Jane Russell, Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell
The Outlaw is a 1943 American Western film, directed by Howard Hughes and starring Jane Russell. The supporting cast includes Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, and Walter Huston. Hughes also ...more

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Walter Huston, Robert Young, Robert Montgomery
Hell Below is an MGM film set in the Adriatic during World War I about submarine warfare based on Commander Edward Ellsberg's novel Pigboats, starring Robert Montgomery, Walter Huston, Robert ...more

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Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Ruth Gordon
Edge of Darkness is a 1943 World War II film directed by Lewis Milestone that features Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan and Walter Huston. The feature is based on a script written by Robert Rossen ...more

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Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Randolph Scott
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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Anne Baxter, Lee Van Cleef, Klaus Kinski
The North Star is a 1943 war film produced by Samuel Goldwyn Productions and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. It was directed by Lewis Milestone, written by Lillian Hellman and featured ...more

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Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, Dorothy Malone
Law And Order is a 1932 film. The film starred Walter Huston, Harry Carey, Andy Devine, Russell Hopton and Russell Simpson. The film retells the story of the OK Corral shootout in Tombstone, AZ. ...more

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Joan Crawford, Walter Huston, Beulah Bondi
Rain is a 1932 South Seas drama film directed by Lewis Milestone with portions filmed at Santa Catalina Island, California. The film stars Joan Crawford as prostitute Sadie Thompson and features ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Jean Harlow, Walter Huston
The Beast of the City is a 1932 pre-Code gangster movie featuring cops as vigilantes and known for its singularly vicious ending. Written by W.R. Burnett, Ben Hecht, and John Lee Mahin, and ...more

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Walter Huston, Sterling Holloway, Constance Cummings
American Madness is a 1932 American film directed by Frank Capra and starring Walter Huston as a New York banker embroiled in scandal. The story thematically anticipates Capra's 1946 classic ...more

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James Stewart, Walter Huston, John Carradine
Of Human Hearts is a 1938 American drama film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Walter Huston, James Stewart and Beulah Bondi. Bondi was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting ...more

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The Light that Failed Ida Lupino, Walter Huston, Ronald Colman
The Light That Failed is a 1939 drama film based on Rudyard Kipling's novel of the same name. It stars Ronald Colman as an artist who is going blind.

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Myrna Loy, Walter Huston, Sidney Blackmer
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

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Jack Dempsey, Myrna Loy, Max Baer
The Prizefighter and the Lady is a 1933 black-and-white Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer romance film starring Myrna Loy and famous professional boxers Max Baer, Primo Carnera, and Jack Dempsey.

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Walter Huston, Kay Francis, Kenneth MacKenna
The Virtuous Sin is a 1930 American comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor and Louis J. Gasnier. The screenplay by Martin Brown and Louise Long is based on the play The General by Lajos

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Walter Huston, Warren William, Francis McDonald
The Woman from Monte Carlo is an American film produced by Warner Bros. subsidiary First National Pictures in 1931 and released on January 9, 1932. It was directed by Michael Curtiz and gave top ...more