films The Best Harry Dean Stanton Movies  

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from The Open Road to 92 in the Shade.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Harry Dean Stanton movies?" and "What are the greatest Harry Dean Stanton roles of all time?"

Robert Altman and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Harry Dean Stanton at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Paris, Texas Nastassja Kinski, Sam Shepard, Dean Stockwell

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Harry Dean Stanton Movies
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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Cool Hand Luke Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy

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The Straight Story Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Farnsworth

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Repo Man Jimmy Buffett, Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton

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Wild at Heart Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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The Missouri Breaks Jack Nicholson, Marlon Brando, Randy Quaid

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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me David Bowie, Heather Graham, Kiefer Sutherland

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Escape from New York Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine

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Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

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Red Dawn Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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Fire Down Below Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger

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Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

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Kelly's Heroes Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Harry Dean Stanton Movies
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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One Magic Christmas Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Harnois, Sarah Polley

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The Pledge Jack Nicholson, Mickey Rourke, Helen Mirren

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Dillinger Richard Dreyfuss, Cloris Leachman, Michelle Phillips

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Twister Tim Robbins, Crispin Glover, William S. Burroughs

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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn

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The Last Temptation of Christ David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Harry Dean Stanton Movies
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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Christine Kelly Preston, Alexandra Paul, John Madden

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One from the Heart Tom Waits, Teri Garr, Nastassja Kinski

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The Rose Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Harry Dean Stanton

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Down Periscope Kelsey Grammer, Rob Schneider, William H. Macy

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Private Benjamin Goldie Hawn, Albert Brooks, Craig T. Nelson

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Where the Lilies Bloom Jan Smithers, Harry Dean Stanton, Rance Howard

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Anger Management Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham

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Rango Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

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Fool for Love Kim Basinger, Randy Quaid, Sam Shepard

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Alpha Dog Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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Two-Lane Blacktop James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton

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A Civil Action John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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Pork Chop Hill Gregory Peck, Martin Landau, George Peppard

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Straight Time Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Gary Busey

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Young Doctors in Love Susan Lucci, Sean Young, Michael Richards

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Cisco Pike Gene Hackman, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black

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Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins Mackenzie Phillips, Alan Arkin, Harry Dean Stanton

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Wise Blood John Huston, Ned Beatty, Brad Dourif

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Dream a Little Dream Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Victoria Jackson

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Death Watch Harvey Keitel, Max von Sydow, Bill Nighy

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She's So Lovely John Travolta, Sean Penn, Robin Wright

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Mr. North Lauren Bacall, Anjelica Huston, Robert Mitchum

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The Man Who Cried Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett

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The Big Bounce Charlie Sheen, Morgan Freeman, Willie Nelson

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The Mighty Sharon Stone, Gillian Anderson, James Gandolfini

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The Black Marble James Woods, Christopher Lloyd, Judy Landers

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Rancho Deluxe Jeff Bridges, Jimmy Buffett, Sam Waterston