The Best Ethan Hawke Movies Films

The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

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

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

This list is made up of films like Training Day and Brooklyn's Finest.

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

Natalie Portman and Frank Marshall have both worked with Ethan Hawke over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Ethan Hawke, then check out our lists of the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Dern movies as well.

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    Gattaca is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Gattaca Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

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    Before Sunrise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Before Sunrise Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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    Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Dead Poets Society Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Before Sunset is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Before Sunset Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff

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    Training Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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    Boyhood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Boyhood Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane

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    White Fang is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    White Fang Ethan Hawke, James Remar, Bill Moseley

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    Sinister is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Sinister Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Fred Thompson

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    Tape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Tape Uma Thurman, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard

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    Before the Devil Knows You're ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Assault on Precinct 13 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Assault on Precinct 13 Maria Bello, Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne

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    Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Great Expectations Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Ethan Hawke

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    Reality Bites is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Reality Bites Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller

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    Daybreakers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Daybreakers Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill

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    Alive is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Alive John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas

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    Lord of War is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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    The Hottest State is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Michelle Williams, Alexandra Daddario, Ethan Hawke

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    Dad is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Dad Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon

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    Brooklyn's Finest is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle

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    Waking Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Waking Life Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Steven Soderbergh

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    Explorers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Explorers Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, James Cromwell

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    Snow Falling on Cedars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Snow Falling on Cedars Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, James Cromwell

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    What Doesn't Kill You is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    What Doesn't Kill You Amanda Peet, Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke

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    A Midnight Clear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Ethan Hawke, Gary Sinise, Peter Berg

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    New York, I Love You is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Natalie Portman, Blake Lively, Christina Ricci

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    The Newton Boys is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson

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    Fast Food Nation is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Ethan Hawke

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    Chelsea Walls is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Uma Thurman, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Hawke

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    Staten Island is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Staten Island Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Julianne Nicholson

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    Total Recall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Total Recall Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell

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    Hamlet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles

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    Quiz Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Quiz Show Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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    The Woman in the Fifth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig

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    Waterland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Lena Headey, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Irons

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    Getaway is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Selena Gomez, Ethan Hawke, Jon Voight

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    Rich in Love is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Ethan Hawke, Alfre Woodard, Albert Finney

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    Joe the King is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Kate Mara, Val Kilmer, Ethan Hawke

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    White Fang 2: Myth of the Whit... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Ethan Hawke, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Lewis

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    One Last Thing... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Ethan Hawke, Gina Gershon, Cynthia Nixon

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    Mystery Date is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo, B. D. Wong

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    The Velocity of Gary is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Salma Hayek, Ethan Hawke, Thomas Jane

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    Search and Destroy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Christopher Walken, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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    The Jimmy Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    The Jimmy Show Carla Gugino, Ethan Hawke, Frank Whaley

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    Floundering is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi, John Cusack

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    Shoedog is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Shoedog Heather Graham, Sean Combs, Ethan Hawke

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    Lion's Den is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies

    Lion's Den Ethan Hawke, Dylan Kussman, Brandon Boyce

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