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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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The Prince of Tides Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, George Carlin

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48 Hrs. Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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Mulholland Falls Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich

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North Dallas Forty Nick Nolte, Charles Durning, Dabney Coleman

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss

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The Deep Nick Nolte, Jacqueline Bissett, Eli Wallach

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Warrior Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte

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Cannery Row Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, John Huston

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Affliction Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek

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Lorenzo's Oil Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney

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Three Fugitives Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones, Martin Short

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Who'll Stop the Rain Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty

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The Thin Red Line George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

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Hotel Rwanda Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Don Cheadle

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Extreme Prejudice Nick Nolte, MarĂ­a Conchita Alonso, Clancy Brown

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Another 48 Hrs. Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

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Teachers Morgan Freeman, Nick Nolte, Laura Dern

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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Under Fire Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris

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Afterglow Nick Nolte, Julie Christie, Jonny Lee Miller

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Farewell to the King Nick Nolte, James Fox, Nigel Havers

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Blue Chips Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett

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I Love Trouble Julia Roberts, Nick Nolte, Eugene Levy

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New York Stories Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte

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Q&A Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Charles S. Dutton

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Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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Jefferson in Paris Gwyneth Paltrow, Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones

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Peaceful Warrior Nick Nolte, Amy Smart, Paul Wesley

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The Good Thief Ralph Fiennes, Nick Nolte, Emir Kusturica

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The Spiderwick Chronicles Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker

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Trixie Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane

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I'll Do Anything Ian McKellen, Rosie O'Donnell, Nick Nolte

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Grace Quigley Nick Nolte, Katharine Hepburn

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The Company You Keep Anna Kendrick, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon

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U Turn Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn, Claire Danes

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Nightwatch Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte, Lauren Graham

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Weeds Nick Nolte, Joe Mantegna, Ernie Hudson

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Return to Macon County Don Johnson, Robin Mattson, Robert Viharo

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Mother Night Kirsten Dunst, Nick Nolte, John Goodman

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Parker Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Jason Statham

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Arthur Jennifer Garner, Russell Brand, Helen Mirren

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Zookeeper Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler

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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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Death Sentence Nick Nolte, Cloris Leachman, William Schallert

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Electra Glide in Blue Nick Nolte, Robert Blake, Terry Kath

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Investigating Sex Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell, Terrence Howard

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Gangster Squad Emma Stone, Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling

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Breakfast of Champions Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Owen Wilson

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Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Nolte