Best Movies of Robert Duvall

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Aggregate Rating: 275 | Imdb: 9 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $57.30M

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 253 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $78.80M

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Network (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 189 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: null

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

The Apostle (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $20.73M

After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.

The Road (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $0.06M

In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.

THX 1138 (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: null

Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society.

Get Low (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $9.18M

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Falling Down (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $40.90M

An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Open Range (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $58.33M

A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.

A Family Thing (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $10.12M

Earl Pilcher, Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ...

The Natural (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $48.00M

An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.

Colors (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $46.62M

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

The Judge (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $47.11M

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

A Civil Action (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $56.70M

The families of children who died sue two companies for dumping toxic waste: a tort so expensive to prove, the case could bankrupt their lawyers.

Secondhand Lions (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $41.41M

A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.

A Shot at Glory (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: null

Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner, he is forced to bring on a marquee player to improve the fortunes of the ...

Days of Thunder (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $82.67M

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

Phenomenon (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $104.63M

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Newsies (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $2.82M

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

Joe Kidd (1972)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: null

An ex-bounty hunter reluctantly helps a wealthy landowner and his henchmen track down a Mexican revolutionary leader.