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The Best Warren Oates Movies  

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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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Harry Shearer, Warren Oates, Joanna Cassidy
American Raspberry is a 1977 parody film that lampoons various films of the 1970s, much like The Groove Tube, Tunnel Vision, The Kentucky Fried Movie and Amazon Women on the Moon. It was filmed ...more
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Dixie Dynamite Steve McQueen, Warren Oates, Christopher George
Dixie Dynamite is a 1977 American film directed by Lee Frost. Steve McQueen appears uncredited in a scene as a motorbike driver.
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Warren Oates, Clint Walker, Ray Danton
Yellowstone Kelly is a 1959 Western Technicolor movie based upon a novel by Heck Allen, with a screenplay by Burt Kennedy starring Clint Walker as Yellowstone Luther Kelly, and directed by ...more
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Cesar Romero, Telly Savalas, Warren Oates
Crooks and Coronets is a 1969 British crime comedy film and/or heist movie written and directed by Jim O'Connolly. It starred Telly Savalas, Edith Evans, Warren Oates, Cesar Romero and Harry H. ...more
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Terrence Malick, Harry Dean Stanton, Warren Oates
Lanton Mills is an American comedy short film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Malick, Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton, and Paula Mandel. His thesis project for the American ...more
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Sam Neill, Warren Oates, Ian Mune
Sleeping Dogs is a 1977 film based on the book Smith's Dream by C. K. Stead, and is the first feature film by director Roger Donaldson. Featuring Sam Neill, Clyde Scott and Warren Oates it is ...more
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Pam Grier, Ken Norton, Yaphet Kotto
Drum is a 1976 American film based on the Kyle Onstott novel of the same name. It was released by United Artists and is a sequel to the film Mandingo, released in 1975. The film stars Warren ...more
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Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands, Paul Sorvino
The Brink's Job is a 1978 film directed by William Friedkin and starring Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates, Gena Rowlands, and Paul Sorvino. It is based on the Brink's ...more
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Warren Oates
True Grit: A Further Adventure is a 1978 television film sequel to the movies True Grit and Rooster Cogburn. While John Wayne portrays Rooster Cogburn in the first two films, Warren Oates takes ...more
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Louis Gossett, Jr., Warren Oates
The White Dawn is a Canadian film, released in 1974, directed by Philip Kaufman and starring Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, and Louis Gossett, Jr. It portrays the conflict between aboriginal ...more
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Kristy McNichol, Eileen Brennan, Warren Oates
My Old Man is a 1979 television film directed by John Erman. The film is based on an Ernest Hemingway story that had previously been adapted for the 1950 film Under My Skin.
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Dyan Cannon, Warren Oates, Elaine Stewart
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond is a 1960 film directed by Budd Boetticher. The picture marked the film debut of Dyan Cannon and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for ...more
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92 in the Shade Burgess Meredith, Peter Fonda, Margot Kidder
92 in the Shade is a 1975 film written and directed by Thomas McGuane, based on his 1973 novel of the same name. It stars Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Elizabeth Ashley and Margot Kidder.