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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Mickey Rooney, Anne Francis, Walter Huston 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 ...more

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Rhodes of Africa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walter Huston Movies
Rhodes of Africa Walter Huston, Peggy Ashcroft, Bernard Lee 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

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The Star Witness Leah Remini, Walter Huston, Grant Mitchell The Star Witness is a 1931 film directed by William A. Wellman.

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Boris Karloff, Walter Huston, Constance Cummings The Criminal Code is a Hollywood crime film, directed by Howard Hawks starring Walter Huston and Phillips Holmes. The film is the first of three Columbia Pictures film adaptations of the stage ...more

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Myrna Loy, Walter Huston, Robert Young 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.

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Claudette Colbert, Walter Huston, Charlie Ruggles The Lady Lies is a 1929 film directed by Hobert Henley, and starring Walter Huston, Claudette Colbert and Charles Ruggles.

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Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Edna May Oliver Ann Vickers is a 1933 drama/romance film written by Sinclair Lewis and Jane Murfin and directed by John Cromwell.

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Walter Huston, Una Merkel, Hobart Bosworth Returning to the historic era of his greatest success, Griffith paid homage to the sixteenth President in this moving drama starring Walter Huston. Focusing on Lincoln’s personal tragedies, as ...more

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Walter Huston, Franchot Tone, Dickie Moore Gabriel Over the White House is a 1933 American Pre-Code film starring Walter Huston that has been variously described as a "bizarre political fantasy" or a "comedy drama" ...more

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Walter Huston, Lupe VĂ©lez, Conrad Nagel Kongo is a 1932 film directed by William J. Cowen.

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Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston, Akim Tamiroff Dragon Seed is a 1944 war drama film starring Katharine Hepburn. Based on a best-selling book by Pearl S. Buck, the film portrays a peaceful village in China that has been invaded by the ...more

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Walter Huston, Dana Andrews, Paul Hurst December 7th is a propaganda film produced by the US Navy and directed by John Ford and Gregg Toland, about the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the event which sparked the Pacific War ...more

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Keep 'Em Rolling Walter Huston, Frances Dee, Robert Shayne Keep 'Em Rolling is a 1934 film directed by George Archainbaud.

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Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan, Walter Huston Swamp Water is a 1941 film directed by Jean Renoir, starring Walter Brennan and Walter Huston, produced at 20th Century Fox, and based on the novel by Vereen Bell. The film was shot on location ...more

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Walter Huston, Eddie Bracken Safeguarding Military Information was a short propaganda film produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1942.

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Vintage Movie Classics: It's War Eva Marie Saint, George C. Scott, Walter Huston