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

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

This list is made up of films like Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music and Willie Nelson: Live in Amsterdam.

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

If you're a fan of Willie Nelson, then check out our lists of the best Ray Charles and Dolly Parton movies as well.

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Red Headed Stranger Willie Nelson, Morgan Fairchild, Katharine Ross

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Honeysuckle Rose Willie Nelson, Dyan Cannon, Slim Pickens

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Barbarosa Willie Nelson, Gary Busey, Gilbert Roland

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Stagecoach Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson

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Once Upon a Texas Train Willie Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Richard Widmark

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Wag the Dog Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

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The Electric Horseman Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Willie Nelson

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Thief Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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The Dry Gulch Kid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Willie Nelson Movies
The Dry Gulch Kid Matthew McConaughey, Willie Nelson, Johnny Knoxville

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Gone Fishin' Willie Nelson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover

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Broken Bridges Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds, Kelly Preston

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The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Willie Nelson Movies
The Dukes of Hazzard Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds

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Where the Hell's That Gold? Willie Nelson, Delta Burke, Jack Elam

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Beerfest Donald Sutherland, Cloris Leachman, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

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Songwriter Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Lesley Ann Warren

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The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Marcia Cross

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The Journeyman Willie Nelson, Octavia Spencer, Barry Corbin

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Beer for My Horses Ted Nugent, Willie Nelson, Claire Forlani

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The Big Bounce Charlie Sheen, Morgan Freeman, Willie Nelson

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Swing Vote Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer, Willie Nelson

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Surfer, Dude Matthew McConaughey, Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson

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Wild Texas Wind Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Gary Busey

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Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson

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The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning Willie Nelson, Sherilyn Fenn, April Scott

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Patsy Cline: Remembering Patsy Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, George Jones

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Blonde Ambition Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson, Andy Dick

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Another Pair of Aces is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Willie Nelson Movies
Another Pair of Aces Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Severance

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Be Here to Love Me Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris

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The Highwaymen: On the Road Again Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson

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A Tribute to Johnny Cash Johnny Cash, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson

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Willie Nelson & Guests: Rock the Night Away Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, Kid Rock

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Outlaw Justice Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings

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Willie Nelson: My Life

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Last of the Breed Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price

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Hempsters: Plant the Seed

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Farm Aid: 20th Anniversary Bernard Shakey, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp

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Willie Nelson: Live in Amsterd... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Willie Nelson Movies
Willie Nelson: Live in Amsterdam Willie Nelson

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Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in H... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Willie Nelson Movies
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem Denzel Washington, Willie Nelson, Al Sharpton

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One Peace at a Time Willie Nelson, Muhammad Yunus, Cameron Sinclair

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Building Hope Willie Nelson, Cameron Sinclair, Turk Pipkin

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The Unforeseen

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The Party's Over Bill Maher, Newt Gingrich, Michael Moore

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Opry Video Classics: Legends Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn

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Fighting With Anger Willie Nelson, Rayford Sewell, Rommel Sulit

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Hank Williams: In the Hank Williams Tradition Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris

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Revolution Green: A True Story of Biodiesel in America Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Ruebens Fonseca

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We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song

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Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Live from New York City Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis

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Dolly Parton and Friends: On the Country Train Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn

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Dust to Dust Willie Nelson, George Eads, Shaw Jones