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The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies

Updated November 1, 2019 23.6k votes 3.7k voters 142.5k views40 items

List RulesOnly movies featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger

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.

What is the best Arnold Schwarzenegger movie ever? Vote on this Arnold Schwarzenegger filmography and see! If your favorite Arnold Schwarzenegger movie isn't on this list of the top Arnold Schwarzenegger movies ever, make sure to add it so other Arnold filmography fans can join in on the fun.
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  • 1
    The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

    The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James... more on Wikipedia

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    Predator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Predator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

    Predator is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by John McTiernan and was... more on Wikipedia

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong

    Released1991

    Directed byJames Cameron

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  • 4
    Total Recall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Total Recall

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone

    Released1990

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

    Total Recall is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven. In... more on Wikipedia

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    The Running Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    The Running Man

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Brown

    Released1987

    Directed byPaul Michael Glaser

    The Running Man is a 1987 American science fiction action film loosely based on the 1982 novel... more on Wikipedia

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    Commando is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Commando

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano

    Released1985

    Directed byMark L. Lester

    Commando is a 1985 American action film directed by Mark L. Lester, and starring Arnold... more on Wikipedia
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    True Lies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

    True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Conan the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Conan the Barbarian

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Milius

    Conan the Barbarian is a 1982 sword and sorcery/adventure film directed and co-written by John... more on Wikipedia
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    Kindergarten Cop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Kindergarten Cop

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Odette Annable

    Released1990

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Kindergarten Cop is a 1990 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Twins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Twins

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham

    Released1988

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    Eraser is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Eraser

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan

    Released1996

    Directed byChuck Russell

    Eraser is a 1996 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Arnold... more on Wikipedia

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    Last Action Hero is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Last Action Hero

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner

    Released1993

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

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    Conan the Destroyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Conan the Destroyer

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilt Chamberlain

    Released1984

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

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  • 14
    Red Heat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Red Heat

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Laurence Fishburne

    Released1988

    Directed byWalter Hill

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    The Expendables 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    The Expendables 2

    Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham

    Released2012

    Directed bySimon West

    The Expendables 2 is a 2012 American action film directed by Simon West, and the sequel to the... more on Wikipedia
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    The Expendables is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    The Expendables

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone

    Released2010

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

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    The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    The Last Stand

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jaimie Alexander

    Released2013

    Directed byKim Jee-woon

    The Last Stand is a 2013 American action comedy film directed by South Korean film director... more on Wikipedia
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    Escape Plan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Escape Plan

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone

    Released2013

    Directed byMikael Håfström

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    Raw Deal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Raw Deal

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Darren McGavin

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Irvin

    Raw Deal is 1986 American action film directed by John Irvin, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger,... more on Wikipedia
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    Pumping Iron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
    Pumping Iron is a 1977 docudrama about the world of bodybuilding, focusing on the 1975 IFBB... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    End of Days is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    End of Days

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Tunney

    Released1999

    Directed byPeter Hyams

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    Terminator 3: Rise of the Mach is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes

    Released2003

    Directed byJonathan Mostow

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    The Sixth Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    The Sixth Day

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Duvall

    Released2000

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

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    Collateral Damage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Collateral Damage

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jane Lynch

    Released2002

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Collateral Damage is a 2002 American action film directed by Andrew Davis, starring Arnold... more on Wikipedia
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    Jingle All the Way is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies
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    Jingle All the Way

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show

    Released1996

    Directed byBrian Levant

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