Best Nick Nolte Movies Films
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Best Nick Nolte Movies

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

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

List films include Pride and Glory, Northfork and many additional films as well.

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


Martin Scorsese and Terrence Malick have both worked with Nick Nolte over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Nick Nolte have also been known to enjoy films starring Debra Winger and Val Kilmer.


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    George Carlin, Blythe Danner, Kirk Whalum

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    Luis Contreras, David Patrick Kelly, Ola Ray

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    Joe Don Baker, Robert De Niro, Gregory Peck

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    Scott Davis, Dabney Coleman, Steve Forrest

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    Eli Wallach, Dick Anthony Williams, Nick Nolte

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    Martin Short, Kenneth McMillan, David Arnott

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    George Clooney, Adrien Brody, John Cusack

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    Robert Downey Jr., Steve Coogan, Jennifer Love Hewitt

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    Richard Mulligan, Ralph Macchio, Lee Grant

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    Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Hans Marrero

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    M. Emmet Walsh, Nick Nolte, Frank McRae

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    John Malkovich, Rob Lowe, Bruce Dern

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  13. 13
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    Little Richard, Paul Mazursky, Elizabeth Peña

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    Kevin Tighe, Nick Nolte, Biff Yeager

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    James Coburn, Mary Beth Hurt, Wayne Robson

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    María Conchita Alonso, Rip Torn, Powers Boothe

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    Nick Nolte, Frank McRae, Aki Aleong

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    Eric Bana, Josh Lucas, Sam Elliott

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    Peter Ustinov, James Merrill, Mary Pat Gleason

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    Adrien Brody, Debbie Harry, Steve Buscemi

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    Michael Moriarty, Ray Sharkey, Anthony Zerbe

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    Shaquille O'Neal, Jim Caviezel, Mary McDonnell

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    Albert Brooks, Anne Heche, Angela Alvarado

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    Dan Butler, Eugene Levy, Robert Loggia

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    Simon Callow, Vincent Cassel, Jean-Pierre Aumont

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    Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane, Emily Watson

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    Ralph Fiennes, Emir Kusturica, Michael Polish

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    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman

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    Robin Tunney, Terrence Howard, Til Schweiger

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    Timothy Hutton, Luis Guzmán, Jenny Lumet

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    Ray Wise, Nito Larioza, Nick Nolte

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    Joan Plowright, Martin Short, Mary-Louise Parker

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    Don Rickles, Jon Favreau filmography, Maya Rudolph

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    Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Jean Reno

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    Katharine Hepburn, Nick Nolte

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    Evander Holyfield, Helen Mirren, Luis Guzmán

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    Avril Lavigne, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

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    Patricia Arquette, Brad Dourif, John C. Reilly

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    Billy Bob Thornton, Claire Danes, Liv Tyler

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    Death Sentence Cloris Leachman, Laurence Luckinbill, Nick Nolte

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    Jonny Lee Miller, Nick Nolte, France Castel

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    Joe Mantegna, Ernie Hudson, Nick Nolte

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    Stanley Tucci, Gabrielle Rose, Shia LaBeouf

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    Bai Ling, Nick Nolte, Tim Roth

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    Anjelica Huston, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Northam

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    Michael Clarke Duncan, Buck Henry, Barbara Hershey

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    Maggie Cheung, Don McKellar, Martha Henry

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    Mena Suvari, Peter Sarsgaard, Sienna Miller

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    John Turturro, Sara Forestier, Juliette Binoche

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    John Ortiz, Shea Whigham, Jennifer Ehle

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