The Best Edward Norton Movies Films

The Best Edward Norton Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for the best Edward Norton movies in your opinion, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

Perhaps one of the greatest actors of this generation, Edward Norton has starred and co-starred in so many critically acclaimed films that its hard to even remember them all. For that reason, we're ranking the best Edward Norton movies of all time, with help from film buffs like you who are voting on the list. His earlier stuff, like Primal Fear and American History X, are among the best Edward Norton films ever made, with the first of those two winning him a Golden Globe and the latter an Academy Award nomination. Almost 20 years later, he's still a force to be reckoned with, illuminating the silver screen alongside Michael Keaton in 2014's black comedy Birdman. It might be difficult for you to choose favorites on this Edward Norton movies list, but pick your absolute favorites and help them rise to the top.   

Many of these Edward Norton movies are streaming on Netflix Instant - just search the actor's name and you'll see all the movies he's in that are currently available for you to watch. Vote for favorite Edward Norton films, regardless of whether Norton was a star, co-star, or supporting actor in the movie. 


Brett Ratner and Ridley Scott have both worked with Edward Norton over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Edward Norton have also been known to enjoy films starring Ed Harris and Sean Penn.



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    American History X

    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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    Fight Club

    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Primal Fear

    Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney

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    25th Hour

    Anna Paquin, Rosario Dawson, Edward Norton

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    The Illusionist

    Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

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    The Painted Veil

    Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

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    Birdman

    Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton

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    Red Dragon

    Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton

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    The Score

    Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, Edward Norton

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    Rounders

    Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Famke Janssen

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    The Grand Budapest Hotel

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    The Grand Budapest Hotel

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    The Italian Job

    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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    Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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    The People vs. Larry Flynt

    Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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    Moonrise Kingdom

    Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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    The Bourne Legacy

    Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner

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    Leaves of Grass

    Susan Sarandon, Edward Norton, Keri Russell

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    Keeping the Faith

    Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, Jenna Elfman

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    Kingdom of Heaven

    Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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    Pride and Glory

    Colin Farrell, Edward Norton, Lake Bell

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    Death to Smoochy

    Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Jon Stewart

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    Stone

    Milla Jovovich, Robert De Niro, Edward Norton

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    Frida

    Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd

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    Down in the Valley

    Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Edward Norton

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    Everyone Says I Love You

    Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

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    The Invention of Lying

    Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, Edward Norton

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