List of the best William Holden movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. William Holden'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 Holden movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated William Holden movies will be at the top of the list. William Holden has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest William Holden movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining William Holden films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best William Holden role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest William Holden performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
Examples of films on this list: The Devil's Brigade, The Revengers and many more."This list answers the questions, "What are the best William Holden movies?" and "What are the greatest William Holden roles of all time?"
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