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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. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. 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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    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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    Willem Dafoe, Ron Jeremy, Norman Reedus

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Jared Leto

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    Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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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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    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Isabel Lucas

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Tom Cruise, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Clive Owen

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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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    Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard

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    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson

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    Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Colin Firth

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    Natalie Portman, Nick Nolte, Olga Kurylenko

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    Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin, Willem Dafoe

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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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    Samuel L. Jackson, Ice Cube, Willem Dafoe

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    Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, David Schwimmer

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    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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    Helen Mirren, Robert Redford, Willem Dafoe

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    Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

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    Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Greg Kinnear

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    Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton

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    Willem Dafoe, Lou Reed, Mikhail Gorbachev

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    Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson, Jean Rochefort

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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, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Shannon

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    Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg

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    Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia

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    Carmen Electra, Mandy Moore, Hugh Grant

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    Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutcherson

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    Michelle Rodriguez, Willem Dafoe, Ray Liotta

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    Boot Tracks Willem Dafoe, Michelle Monaghan, Stephen Dorff

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    Madonna, Julianne Moore, Willem Dafoe

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    Courtney Love, David Bowie, Gary Oldman

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    Willem Dafoe, Judd Nelson, Julie Benz

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    Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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    Mickey Rourke, Edward Furlong, Willem Dafoe

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