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The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies  

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All of the greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger movies in one list, no movie too small or too big to be included. From the best Arnold Schwarzenegger movies to the worst, these are the movies Arnold fans like you have voted on to be named the best Arnold Schwarzenegger movie of all time.

Arnold is an actor who needs no introduction; he's a muscular force in movie history who can make the most macho man look like a prepubescent boy. From the classic Arnold Schwarzenegger action films like Predator and Commando to his "classic" (maybe that should scratched so we don't do anything Arnie might be offended by?) comedies like Kindergarten Cop and Jingle All the Way, these are all movies you know and love starring a big man with a kind heart and lots of weapons to blow things up.

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Predator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers
Predator is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by John McTiernan and was distributed by 20th Century Fox. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill ...more
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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton
The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a ...more
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 American science fiction action thriller film written, produced and directed by James Cameron. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert ...more
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Total Recall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside
Total Recall is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, and Sharon Stone. The film is loosely based on the Philip ...more
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True Lies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis
True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more
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Commando is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton
Commando is a 1985 American action film directed by Mark L. Lester, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rae Dawn Chong. The film was released in the United States on October 4, 1985. The film ...more
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Conan the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow
Conan the Barbarian is a 1982 sword and sorcery/adventure film directed and co-written by John Milius. It is based on stories by Robert E. Howard, a pulp fiction writer of the 1930s, about the ...more
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The Running Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura
The Running Man is a 1987 American science fiction action film loosely based on the 1982 novel The Running Man, written by Stephen King and published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. ...more
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Kindergarten Cop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Odette Annable, Angela Bassett
Kindergarten Cop is a 1990 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as John Kimble, a tough police detective, who must go undercover and pose as a ...more
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Twins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham, Danny DeVito
Twins is a 1988 comedy film, produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins who were separated at birth. The core of the film is the relationship between DeVito's streetwise ...more
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Eraser is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, James Coburn
Eraser is a 1996 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan and Vanessa L. Williams. The film was released in the United States on June 21, 1996. ...more
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Last Action Hero is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner, Sharon Stone
Last Action Hero is a 1993 American action-comedy-fantasy film directed and produced by John McTiernan. It is a satire of the action genre and its clichés, containing several parodies of ...more
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Red Heat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Gershon
Red Heat is a 1988 American buddy cop action film directed by Walter Hill. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, as Moscow narc Ivan Danko, and James Belushi, as Chicago detective Art Ridzik. ...more
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Conan the Destroyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilt Chamberlain, André the Giant
Conan the Destroyer is a 1984 American sword and sorcery/adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mako Iwamatsu reprising their roles as Conan and Akiro ...more
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Mach... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a 2003 American science fiction action film, directed by Jonathan Mostow and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, and Kristanna Loken. ...more
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End of Days is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Tunney, Renee Olstead
End of Days is a 1999 American action fantasy horror thriller film directed by Peter Hyams starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollak, Rod Steiger, CCH Pounder, ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent
The Tomb is a 2013 crime drama thriller film written by Miles Chapman and directed by Mikael Håfström.
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The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jaimie Alexander, Forest Whitaker
The Last Stand is a 2013 American action comedy film directed by South Korean film director Kim Jee-woon in his American directorial debut. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, ...more
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The Expendables is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis
The Expendables is a 2010 American ensemble action film written by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone, and directed by Stallone, who also starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Jason ...more
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The Expendables 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li
The Expendables 2 is a 2012 American action film directed by Simon West, and the sequel to the 2010 film. After one of their own's life is taken, the mercenary group set out for revenge against ...more
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Jingle All the Way is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman
Jingle All the Way is a 1996 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad, with Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, James ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jane Lynch, John Turturro
Collateral Damage is a 2002 American action film directed by Andrew Davis, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elias Koteas, Francesca Neri, Cliff Curtis, John Leguizamo and John Turturro. The film ...more
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The 6th Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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The 6th Day is a 2000 American science fiction film directed by Roger Spottiswoode, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as family man Adam Gibson, who is cloned without his knowledge or consent ...more
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Pumping Iron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Pumping Iron is a 1977 docudrama about the world of bodybuilding, focusing on the 1975 IFBB Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia competitions. Inspired by a book of the same name by Charles Gaines and ...more
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The Expendables 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas
The Expendables 3 is a 2014 American action film directed by Patrick Hughes, and the third installment in the franchise. The mercenary group come into conflict with ruthless arms dealer Conrad ...more