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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?"
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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger

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    Willem Dafoe, Ron Jeremy, Norman Reedus

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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    Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Jared Leto

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    Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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    Tom Cruise, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

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    George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Isabel Lucas

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Clive Owen

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    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe

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    Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin, Willem Dafoe

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    Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard

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    Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Colin Firth

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    Natalie Portman, Nick Nolte, Olga Kurylenko

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    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Susan Sarandon, Willem Dafoe, Dana Delany

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    Nick Nolte, Willem Dafoe, James Coburn

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    Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, David Schwimmer

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Ice Cube, Willem Dafoe

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    Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia

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    Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson, Jean Rochefort

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    Helen Mirren, Robert Redford, Willem Dafoe

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    Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Shannon

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    Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

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    Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutcherson

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    Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Greg Kinnear

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    Willem Dafoe, Lou Reed, Mikhail Gorbachev

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    Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Derek Jacobi

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    Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Tom Sizemore

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    Willem Dafoe, Judd Nelson, Julie Benz

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    Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg

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    Carmen Electra, Mandy Moore, Hugh Grant

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    Boot Tracks Willem Dafoe, Michelle Monaghan, Stephen Dorff

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    Robin Williams, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn

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    Michelle Rodriguez, Willem Dafoe, Ray Liotta

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    Sandra Bullock, Willem Dafoe, Tim Conway

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    Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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    Courtney Love, David Bowie, Gary Oldman

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