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

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

List contains films like Bonnie and Clyde, Heaven Can Wait, Reds, Bugsy, and Dick Tracy.

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

Warren Beatty is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Robert Altman, Paul Weitz and John Frankenheimer. Warren Beatty has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Peter Fonda and Ellen Burstyn in terms of fame and success.

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Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

Released: 1967

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Bonnie and Clyde is a 1967 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn and starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the title characters Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. The film ...more

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Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

Released: 1978

Directed by: Buck Henry, Warren Beatty

Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes ...more

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Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

Released: 1961

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Splendor in the Grass is a 1961 Technicolor romantic drama film that tells a story of sexual repression, love, and heartbreak, from which the character Deanie suffers. Written by William Inge, ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman

Released: 1981

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Reds is a 1981 epic film that was co-written, produced, and directed by Warren Beatty. The picture centers on the life and career of John Reed, the journalist and writer who chronicled the ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Carrie Fisher, Warren Beatty

Released: 1975

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Shampoo is a 1975 American satirical romantic comedy-drama film written by Robert Towne and directed by Hal Ashby. It stars Warren Beatty, Julie Christie and Goldie Hawn, with Lee Grant, Jack ...more

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Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

Released: 1991

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Bugsy is a 1991 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. It stars Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, ...more

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Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Shelley Duvall

Released: 1971

Directed by: Robert Altman

McCabe & Mrs. Miller is a 1971 American Western film starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, and directed by Robert Altman. The screenplay is based on Edmund Naughton's 1959 novel McCabe. ...more

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Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty

Released: 1998

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Bulworth is a 1998 American political comedy film co-written, co-produced, directed by, and starring Warren Beatty. It co-stars Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warden, ...more

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Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

Released: 1974

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

The Parallax View is a 1974 American political thriller film directed and produced by Alan J. Pakula, and starring Warren Beatty, Hume Cronyn, William Daniels and Paula Prentiss. The film was ...more

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Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 1990

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould. Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, which ...more

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Gene Hackman, Warren Beatty, Peter Fonda

Released: 1964

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Lilith is a film written and directed by Robert Rossen. It is based on a novel by J. R. Salamanca and stars Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter and Gene Hackman.
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Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Jill St. John

Released: 1961

Directed by: José Quintero

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is a 1961 British film made by Seven Arts-Warner Bros. It was directed by José Quintero and produced by Louis De Rochemont with Lothar Wolff as associate ...more
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Pierce Brosnan, Annette Bening, Katharine Hepburn

Released: 1994

Directed by: Glenn Gordon Caron

Love Affair is a 1994 romantic drama film, and a remake of the 1939 film of the same name. It was directed by Glenn Gordon Caron and produced by Warren Beatty from a screenplay by Robert Towne ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty, Eva Marie Saint

Released: 1962

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

All Fall Down is a 1962 American drama film, adapted from the novel All Fall Down by James Leo Herlihy, the author of Midnight Cowboy. It was directed by John Frankenheimer and produced by John ...more
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Warren Beatty, Hurd Hatfield, Alexandra Stewart

Released: 1965

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Mickey One is a 1965 surrealistic dramatic film starring Warren Beatty and directed by Arthur Penn from a script by Alan Surgal. Its kaleidoscopic camerawork, film noir atmosphere, lighting and ...more
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Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill

Released: 1966

Directed by: Jack Smight

Kaleidoscope is a 1966 British crime film starring Warren Beatty and Susannah York. The film had its World Premiere on 8 September 1966 at the Warner Theatre in the West End of London.
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Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Charlton Heston

Released: 2001

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Town & Country is a 2001 film starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Garry Shandling and directed by Peter Chelsom. It is a romantic comedy in which Beatty plays an architect, ...more

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Rules Don't Apply Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick

Released: 2016

Directed by: Warren Beatty

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Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty, Isabelle Adjani

Released: 1987

Directed by: Elaine May

Ishtar is a 1987 American action comedy film written and directed by Elaine May and produced by Warren Beatty, who co-starred with Dustin Hoffman. The story revolves around a duo of incredibly ...more

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Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Keenan Wynn

Released: 1965

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Promise Her Anything is a 1965 British romantic comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay by William Peter Blatty is based on a story by Arne Sultan and Marvin Worth.
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Goldie Hawn, Warren Beatty, Gert Fröbe

Released: 1971

Directed by: Richard Brooks

$, also known as Dollars and in the UK as The Heist, is a 1971 American caper film starring Warren Beatty and Goldie Hawn, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The movie was written and ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Stockard Channing

Released: 1975

Directed by: Mike Nichols

The Fortune is a 1975 American comedy film starring Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty, and directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Adrien Joyce focuses on two bumbling con men who plot to ...more
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Role Model: Gene Wilder Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty, Cloris Leachman

Released: 2008

Directed by: Robert Trachtenberg

Role Model: Gene Wilder is a (2008) (Biography,Documentary) film written and directed by Robert Trachtenberg.
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Elizabeth Taylor, Warren Beatty, Hank Henry

Released: 1970

Directed by: George Stevens

The Only Game in Town is a 1970 American drama film, the last directed by George Stevens. It stars Elizabeth Taylor and Warren Beatty. The screenplay by Frank D. Gilroy is based on his play of ...more