The best movies with Robert Duvall

List of the 10 best movies starring Robert Duvall, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
The Great Santini
10

The Great Santini

Role in movie: Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum
A

s he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

View page Trailer Watch online
Tomorrow
9

Tomorrow

Role in movie: Jackson Fentry
A

lonely farmer takes in a pregnant woman and looks after her. After she gives birth, tragedy strikes.

View page Watch online
MASH
8

MASH

Role in movie: Major Franklin Archimedes 'Frank' Burns
O

ne of the world's most acclaimed comedies, MASH focuses on three Korean War Army surgeons brilliantly brought to life by Donald Sutherland, Tom Skerritt and Elliott Gould. Though highly skilled and deeply dedicated, they adopt a hilarious, lunatic lifestyle as an antidote to the tragedies of their Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and in the process infuriate Army bureaucrats. Robert Duvall, Gary Burghoff and Sally Kellerman co-star as a sanctimonious Major, an other-worldly Corporal, and a self-righteous yet lusty nurse.

View page Trailer
Sling Blade
7

Sling Blade

Role in movie: Karl's Father
K

arl 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.

View page Trailer Watch online
The Conversation
6

The Conversation

Role in movie: The Director
T

he Conversation is a Francis Ford Coppola thriller from 1974 about a professional surveillance man who is hired to record the conversations between two workers. Yet it looks like he’s gotten into more than he’s getting paid for as information about a murder may have been recorded.

View page Trailer Watch online
Network
5

Network

Role in movie: Frank Hackett
A

TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.

View page Trailer Watch online
To Kill a Mockingbird
4

To Kill a Mockingbird

Role in movie: Arthur 'Boo' Radley
T

o Kill A Mockingbird is the film adaptation of the classic book by Harper Lee. The film tells the story of a child in a small American town in the 1930’s where color prejudice, racial hatred, and taking the law into your own hands were everyday events. Gregory Peck would receive an Oscar for his excellent portrayal of a single father named Atticus Finch.

View page Trailer Watch online
Apocalypse Now
3

Apocalypse Now

Role in movie: Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore
A

t 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.

View page Trailer
The Godfather
2

The Godfather

Role in movie: Tom Hagen
T

he story spans the years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles 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.

View page Trailer Watch online
The Godfather: Part II
1

The Godfather: Part II

Role in movie: Tom Hagen
T

he continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba

View page Trailer Watch online
1abc7nxpy10ofng6hsjbecj1vmz

Robert Duvall

Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and director. He has won an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards over the course of his career. Duvall has been in some of the most acclaimed and popular films of all time, among them To Kill a Mockingbird, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, MASH, Network, True Grit, Bullitt, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, Tender Mercies, The Natural and Lonesome Dove. He began appearing in theatre during the late 1950s, moving into small, supporting television and film roles during the early 1960s in such works as To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) (as Boo Radley) and Captain Newman, M.D. (1963). He started to land much larger roles during the early 1970s with movies like MASH (1970) (as Major Burns) and THX 1138 (1971). This was followed by a series of critical successes: The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), Network (1976), The Great Santini (1979), Apocalypse Now (1979), and True Confessions (1981). Since then Duvall has continued to act in both film and television with such productions as Tender Mercies (1983) (for which he won an Academy Award, The Natural (1984), Colors (1988), the television mini-series Lonesome Dove (1989), Stalin (1992), The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996), A Family Thing (1996), The Apostle (1997) (which he also wrote and directed), A Civil Action (1998), Gods and Generals (2003), Broken Trail (2006) and Get Low (2010). Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Duvall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia
View page with full filmography

Related articles

Comments