The Best William Devane Movies

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

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

List contains films like Lady Liberty and Poor White Trash.

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

Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Altman are among those who have directed William Devane at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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  • A Christmas Visitor

    A Christmas Visitor

    Meredith Baxter, Lindy Booth, Dean McDermott
    14 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Christopher Leitch
    A Christmas Visitor is a 2002 American television film starring William Devane, Meredith Baxter and Dean McDermott. It was written by George Samerjan and David Saperstein, and directed by Christopher ...more

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  • Space Cowboys
    Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland
    18 votes
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner star as a group of pilots whose time has come to serve their country and fulfill their dream of going to space. In 1958, the ...more

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  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
    Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois
    11 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Robert Altman
    Charismatic gambler John McCabe (Warren Beatty) arrives in a mining community and decides to open a brothel. The local residents are impressed by his confident demeanor and fast talk, but crafty ...more

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  • Payback
    Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello
    15 votes
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Brian Helgeland
    Porter (Mel Gibson) is a thief betrayed by both his wife, Lynn (Deborah Kara Unger), and his partner, Val (Gregg Henry), when he is shot in the back after a heist. Slowly, Porter recovers from his ...more
  • The Missiles of October
    William Devane, Martin Sheen, Ralph Bellamy
    15 votes
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Anthony Page
    This film examines the talks and bargaining between major leaders, in both the United States and the Soviet Union, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. When President Kennedy (William Devane) discovers ...more
  • Rolling Thunder
    William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes
    22 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: John Flynn
    A Vietnam veteran who returns home after years in a POW camp, Maj. Charles Rane (William Devane) is treated as a hero, but his family proves to be distant. When thugs invade his home to steal silver ...more

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