Best Robert Duvall movies

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Best Robert Duvall movies
We present our ranking of the best Robert Duvall movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Robert Duvall.

TOP 25:
Crazy Heart
Crazy Heart
Robert Duvall as: Wayne
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 2009
When reporter, Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake—an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend—they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elyas M’Barek movies?

TOP 24:
The Road
The Road
Robert Duvall as: Old Man - Eli
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Release: 2009
A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthias Hues movies?


TOP 23:
The Natural
The Natural
Robert Duvall as: Max Mercy
Genre: Drama
Release: 1984
An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Madsen movies?

TOP 22:
The Great Santini
The Great Santini
Robert Duvall as: Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum
Genre: Drama
Release: 1979
As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Blythe Danner movies?

TOP 21:
And the Oscar Goes To...
And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shelley Winters movies?


TOP 20:
Secondhand Lions
Secondhand Lions
Robert Duvall as: Hub
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 2003
"Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Haley Joel Osment movies?

TOP 19:
John Q
John Q
Robert Duvall as: Frank Grimes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2002
John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anne Heche movies?

TOP 18:
M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H
Robert Duvall as: Frank Burns
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Release: 1970
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Skerritt movies?


TOP 17:
Open Range
Open Range
Robert Duvall as: Boss Spearman
Genre: Western
Release: 2003
A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Jeter movies?

TOP 16:
Thank You for Smoking
Thank You for Smoking
Robert Duvall as: The Captain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2005
Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dennis Miller movies?

TOP 15:

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Robert Duvall as: Preist on Swing (uncredited)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1978
The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted "replacement", realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate. But who can he trust to help him and who has already been snatched?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Veronica Cartwright movies?


TOP 14:

The Chase

The Chase
Robert Duvall as: Edwin Stewart
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1966
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristy Swanson movies?

TOP 13:

Bullitt

Bullitt
Robert Duvall as: Cabbie Weissberg
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1968
Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve McQueen movies?

TOP 12:

The Judge

The Judge
Robert Duvall as: Judge Joseph 'Joe' Palmer
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.

TOP 11:

Falling Down

Falling Down
Robert Duvall as: Detective Prendergast
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.


TOP 10:

True Grit

True Grit
Robert Duvall as: Ned Pepper
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Release: 1969
The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

TOP 9:

The Conversation

The Conversation
Robert Duvall as: The Director
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1974
Surveillance expert Harry Caul is hired by a mysterious client's brusque aide to tail a young couple. Tracking the pair through San Francisco's Union Square, Caul and his associate Stan manage to record a cryptic conversation between them. Tormented by memories of a previous case that ended badly, Caul becomes obsessed with the resulting tape, trying to determine if the couple are in danger.

TOP 8:

Sling Blade

Sling Blade
Robert Duvall as: Karl's Father
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.

TOP 7:

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
Robert Duvall as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 1991
A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, increasing costs and nearly destroying the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.

TOP 6:

Network

Network
Robert Duvall as: Frank Hackett
Genre: Drama
Release: 1976
When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.


TOP 5:

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
Robert Duvall as: Arthur "Boo" Radley
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1962
Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

TOP 4:

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now
Robert Duvall as: Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1979
At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

TOP 3:

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II
Robert Duvall as: Tom Hagen
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1974
In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

TOP 2:

The Godfather

The Godfather
Robert Duvall as: Tom Hagen
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1972
Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

TOP 1:

The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980

The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980
Robert Duvall as: Tom Hagen
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1992
The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family. Story is told in chronological order, and numerous scenes that were deleted from each film have been restored.



If you like the best Robert Duvall movies, then you will also like the best Marlon Brando movies, where many of their films coincide.