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

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

These films from Bill Paxton's filmography, like Twister and Tombstone include images and trailers when available. 

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

Notable directors that have worked with Bill Paxton include names like Ron Howard, James Cameron and John Hughes. Bill Paxton has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Tommy Lee Jones and Timothy Olyphant in terms of fame and success.

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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Apollo 13 Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

287 60
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Tombstone Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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Twister Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Paxton

265 52
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Weird Science Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

237 45
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True Lies Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

187 35
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The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

176 50
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Frailty Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

160 34
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Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

146 44
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A Simple Plan Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

180 57
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Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

101 22
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Edge of Tomorrow Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

102 40
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U-571 Matthew McConaughey, Jon Bon Jovi, Bill Paxton

102 39
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Predator 2 Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover

87 30
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Commando Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton

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76 31
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Navy SEALs Charlie Sheen, Bill Paxton, Dennis Haysbert

81 45
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Mighty Joe Young Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Regina King

56 34
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Vertical Limit Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Chris O'Donnell

72 44
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Near Dark Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar

58 33
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One False Move Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams

50 32
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Trespass Ice Cube, Ice-T, Bill Paxton

56 31
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Next of Kin Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Helen Hunt

41 25
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Streets of Fire Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin

61 36
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Club Dread Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Lindsay Price

41 27
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Indian Summer Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Alan Arkin

37 13
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Nightcrawler Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton

40 16
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2 Guns Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

34 26
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Frank and Jesse Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis

31 23
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The Lords of Discipline Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn, Judge Reinhold

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Million Dollar Arm Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Bill Paxton

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Thunderbirds Vanessa Hudgens, Ben Kingsley, Bill Paxton

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The Colony Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Kevin Zegers

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Monolith Bill Paxton

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The Evening Star Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Juliette Lewis

30 25
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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney

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Brain Dead Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman

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The Vagrant Bill Paxton, Michael Ironside, Mitzi Kapture

20 17
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Impulse Bill Paxton, Meg Tilly, Tim Matheson

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Haywire Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Channing Tatum

15 22
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Haven Zoe Saldana, Orlando Bloom, Bill Paxton

15 17
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A Bright Shining Lie Bill Paxton, Vivian Wu, Donal Logue

14 16
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Traveller Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, Bill Paxton

16 18
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The Last Supper Cameron Diaz, Mark Harmon, Bill Paxton

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Mortuary Bill Paxton, Mary Elizabeth McDonough, Christopher George

16 19
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The Dark Backward Rob Lowe, James Caan, Judd Nelson

25 23
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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino

17 8
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The Greatest Game Ever Played Shia LaBeouf, Peyton List, Joe Jackson

15 14
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Boxing Helena Bill Paxton, Sherilyn Fenn, Art Garfunkel

12 16
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Deadly Lessons Bill Paxton, Ally Sheedy, Donna Reed

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Night Warning Bill Paxton, Julia Duffy, Bo Svenson