The Best Willem Dafoe Movies Films

The Best Willem Dafoe Movies

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

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

Everything from Pacific Rim to The Walker is included on this list.

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


Martin Scorsese and Stephen Sommers are among those who have directed Willem Dafoe at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Willem Dafoe has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Harvey Keitel and Steve Buscemi in terms of fame and success.


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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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    Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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    Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger

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    Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Frances O'Connor

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    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

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    Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris

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    Willem Dafoe, Roy Clarke, Judge Reinhold

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    To Live and Die in L.A. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Willem Dafoe Movies

    Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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    Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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    Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard

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    Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, David Spade

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    Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

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    Willem Dafoe, Lou Reed, Nastassja Kinski

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    Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Derek Jacobi

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    Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong

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    Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth

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    Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg

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    My Son, My Son, What Have Ye D... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Willem Dafoe Movies

    Willem Dafoe, Dave Bautista, Chloë Sevigny

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    Willem Dafoe, Bryce Dallas Howard, Lauren Bacall

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    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe

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    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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    Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Bridges

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill

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    Willem Dafoe, Haley Joel Osment, Krystyna Feldman

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia

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    Willem Dafoe, Freida Pinto, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Helen Mirren, Willem Dafoe, Robert Redford

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    Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek

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    Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

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    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte

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    Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Danny Glover

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    Willem Dafoe, Mira Sorvino, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson, Jean Rochefort

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    Willem Dafoe, Natasha Lyonne, Paz de la Huerta

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    Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutchersonm

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    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Sean Penn

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    Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Ice Cube

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