Best David Carradine movies

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Best David Carradine movies
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David Carradine as: Shepard
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1982
New York police are bemused by reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, until the lizard starts to eat people. An out-of-work ex-con is the only person who knows the location of the monster's nest and is determined to turn the knowledge to his advantage, but will his gamble pay off or will he end up as lizard food?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Luis Guzmán movies?

TOP 24:
Cannonball
Cannonball
David Carradine as: Coy 'Cannonball' Buckman
Genre: Action
Release: 1976
Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, Buckman jockeys with an international ensemble of racers for a $100,000 purse. But there are none more important than Cade Redman (Bill McKinney), his direct competition for a guaranteed spot on the elite Modern Motors racing team.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Henry Silva movies?


TOP 23:
Big Stan
Big Stan
David Carradine as: The Master
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2007
Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jennifer Morrison movies?

TOP 22:
Crank: High Voltage
Crank: High Voltage
David Carradine as: Poon Dong
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2009
Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lauren Holly movies?

TOP 21:
Boxcar Bertha
Boxcar Bertha
David Carradine as: Big Bill Shelly
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1972
'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a transient woman in Arkansas during the violence-filled Depression of the early '30s, meets up with rabble-rousing union man 'Big' Bill Shelly and the two team up to fight the corrupt railroad establishment. Based on “Sister of the Road,” the 1937 pseudo-autobiography of fictional character Bertha Thompson, written by anarchist physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Barbara Hershey movies?


TOP 20:
Lone Wolf McQuade
Lone Wolf McQuade
David Carradine as: Rawley Wilkes
Genre: Action, Western, Crime
Release: 1983
The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and the ranger, and involving the woman they both love.

TOP 19:
Balto II: Wolf Quest
Balto II: Wolf Quest
David Carradine as: Nava the Wolf Shaman (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2002
Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter MacNicol movies?

TOP 18:
Death Race 2000
Death Race 2000
David Carradine as: Frankenstein
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1975
In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. Frankenstein, the mysterious returning champion, has become America's hero, but this time he has a passenger from the underground resistance.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Kove movies?


TOP 17:
Bird on a Wire
Bird on a Wire
David Carradine as: Eugene Sorensen
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1990
A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joan Severance movies?

TOP 16:
Circle of Iron
Circle of Iron
David Carradine as: The Blind Man / Monkeyman / Death / Changsha
Genre: Fantasy
Release: 1978
A young martial artist, Cord the Seeker, competes for and loses the right to go on a quest for the Book of All Knowlege held by a wizard named Zetan

TOP 15:

How to Rob a Bank

How to Rob a Bank
David Carradine as: Nick
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 2007
Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Terry Crews movies?


TOP 14:

An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island

An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island
David Carradine as: Chief Wulisso (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 1998
Fievel and his friend Tony Toponi find a map that they believe points to a treasure buried somewhere beneath Old New York, and the plucky rodent is determined to find it. However, what he discovers under the city is a tribe of Native American mice who were driven underground by prejudiced European immigrants.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lacey Chabert movies?

TOP 13:

Camille

Camille
David Carradine as: Cowboy Bob
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
A twisted honeymoon adventure about a young couple on their way to Niagara Falls.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Scott Glenn movies?

TOP 12:

True Legend

True Legend
Original Title: 苏乞儿
David Carradine as: Anton
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Release: 2010
Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero known as the "King of Beggars."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jay Chou movies?

TOP 11:

Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat

Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat
David Carradine as: Mardulak
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Release: 1989
Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bruce Campbell movies?


TOP 10:

The Serpent's Egg

The Serpent's Egg
David Carradine as: Abel Rosenberg
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1977
The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I.

TOP 9:

The Long Riders

The Long Riders
David Carradine as: Cole Younger
Genre: History, Western
Release: 1980
The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.

TOP 8:

Gray Lady Down

Gray Lady Down
David Carradine as: Captain Gates
Genre: Thriller, Adventure, History, Drama
Release: 1978
The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.

TOP 7:

Bound for Glory

Bound for Glory
David Carradine as: Woody Guthrie
Genre: Music
Release: 1976
A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.

TOP 6:

Corman's World

Corman's World
David Carradine as: Himself - Actor
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
A chronicle of the long career of American filmmaker Roger Corman, the most tenacious and ingenious low-budget producer and director in the US film industry, a pioneer of independent filmmaking and discoverer of new talent.


TOP 5:

Mean Streets

Mean Streets
David Carradine as: Drunk
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1973
A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.

TOP 4:

The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye
David Carradine as: Dave 'Socrates' (uncredited)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1973
Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

TOP 3:

Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
David Carradine as: Bill
Genre: Action, Crime
Release: 2011
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour running time, it was split into two parts.

TOP 2:

Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Kill Bill: Vol. 2
David Carradine as: Bill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2004
The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five until there's nothing left to do … but kill Bill.

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Kill Bill: Vol. 1
David Carradine as: Bill
Genre: Action, Crime
Release: 2003
An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.



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