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

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The Wild Bunch William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia Kris Kristofferson, Gig Young, Warren Oates

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Two-Lane Blacktop James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton

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In the Heat of the Night Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant

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Dillinger Richard Dreyfuss, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips

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Badlands Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek

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Race with the Devil Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit

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Ride the High Country Warren Oates, Edgar Buchanan, Randolph Scott

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Return of the Seven Yul Brynner, Warren Oates, Fernando Rey

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There Was a Crooked Man... Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith

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Cockfighter Ed Begley, Jr., Harry Dean Stanton

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Tom Sawyer Jodie Foster, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates

The Best James Coburn Movies

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Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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The Hired Hand Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Severn Darden

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Major Dundee Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, James Coburn

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The Shooting Jack Nicholson, Warren Oates, Millie Perkins

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Welcome to Hard Times Henry Fonda, Keenan Wynn, Lon Chaney

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The Border Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine

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The Thief Who Came to Dinner Jacqueline Bissett, Ryan O'Neal, Ned Beatty

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Rancho Deluxe Jeff Bridges, Jimmy Buffett, Sam Waterston

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1941 Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Dan Aykroyd

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Blue Thunder Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates

The Best R-Rated Musical Drama Movies

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China 9 Liberty 37 Jenny Agutter, Warren Oates, Sam Peckinpah

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Kid Blue Dennis Hopper, Peter Boyle, Ben Johnson

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American Raspberry Harry Shearer, Warren Oates, Joanna Cassidy

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Tough Enough Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Wilford Brimley

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Dixie Dynamite Steve McQueen, Warren Oates, Christopher George

The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies

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Crooks and Coronets Cesar Romero, Telly Savalas, Warren Oates

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Yellowstone Kelly Warren Oates, Clint Walker, Ray Danton

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The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond Dyan Cannon, Warren Oates, Elaine Stewart

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My Old Man Kristy McNichol, Eileen Brennan, Warren Oates

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92 in the Shade Burgess Meredith, Peter Fonda, Margot Kidder

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The White Dawn Louis Gossett, Jr., Warren Oates

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Drum Pam Grier, Ken Norton, Yaphet Kotto

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Lanton Mills Terrence Malick, Harry Dean Stanton, Warren Oates

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The Brink's Job Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands, Paul Sorvino

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Sleeping Dogs Sam Neill, Warren Oates, Ian Mune