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The Best Ben Foster Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 546 votes 152 voters 9.6k views 29 items

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including X-Men: The Last Stand and Get Over It.

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

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Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

Released: 2007

Directed by: James Mangold

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Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

Released: 2006

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Alpha Dog is a 2006 American crime drama film written and directed by Nick Cassavetes, first screened at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2006, with a wide release the following year on ...more

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Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Ben Foster

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Slade

For centuries, vampires have stayed in the dark, forced to hide each morning or else be destroyed by the burning power of the sun. But in Columbia Pictures' 30 Days of Night, based on the ...more

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Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, Ben Foster

Released: 2005

Directed by: Florent Emilio Siri

Hostage is a 2005 American action thriller drama film starring Bruce Willis and directed by Florent Emilio Siri. The film was based on a novel by Robert Crais, and was adapted for the screen by ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone

Released: 2009

Directed by: Oren Moverman

The Messenger is a 2009 drama film starring Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Steve Buscemi, Jena Malone, and Samantha Morton. It is the directorial debut of Oren Moverman, who also wrote the ...more

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Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

Released: 2009

Directed by: Christian Alvart

Pandorum is a German-British 2009 post-apocalyptic science fiction film, with elements of locked room mystery, horror, and survival adventure. The film was directed by Christian Alvart and ...more

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Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland, Mini Andén

Released: 2011

Directed by: Simon West

The Mechanic is a 2011 American action thriller film starring Jason Statham and Ben Foster. Directed by Simon West, it is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name, directed by Michael Winner, ...more
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John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

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Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons

Released: 2012

Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur

Contraband is an 2012 American action thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Caleb Landry Jones, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, ...more
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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ben Foster Movies
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Brett Ratner

X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the third installment in the X-Men ...more

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Ben Foster, Thomasin McKenzie, Jeff Kober

Released: 2018

Directed by: Debra Granik

Leave No Trace is a 2018 American film directed by Debra Granik, based on the book My Abandonment by Peter Rock. A father (Ben Foster) and his 13 year-old daughter (Thomasin McKenzie) are living ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ericson Core

Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more

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Mila Kunis, Kirsten Dunst, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tommy O'Haver

Get Over It is a 2001 American teen comedy loosely based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream about a high school senior who desperately tries to win back his ex-girlfriend by ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Sofía Vergara, Martha Stewart

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Big Trouble is a 2002 American comedy film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and featured a large cast including Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Dennis ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins

Released: 2011

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles

360 is a 2011 romance drama film directed by Fernando Meirelles.
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Christina Ricci, Steve Buscemi, Janeane Garofalo

Released: 2002

Directed by: Moisés Kaufman

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Misha Collins, Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth

Released: 1999

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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Ben Foster, Janel Moloney, Randy Harrison

Released: 2002

Directed by: Guy Ferland

Bang Bang You're Dead is a 2002 American drama film starring Tom Cavanagh and Ben Foster. It is based on the play of the same name by William Mastrosimone. The film was first screened publicly ...more
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Hilary Swank, Patrick Swayze, Rachael Leigh Cook

Released: 2003

Directed by: Greg Marcks

11:14 is a 2003 American indie thriller. The film was edited in a way that the various scenes of the movie end exactly at 11:14 PM.
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Jackpot Ben Foster

Released: 2013

Directed by: Lorna Davis

Jackpot is a 2013 comedy film directed by Lorna Davis.
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Sigourney Weaver, Ice Cube, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2011

Directed by: Oren Moverman

Rampart is a drama film released in 2011. Directed by Oren Moverman and co-written by Moverman and James Ellroy, the film stars Woody Harrelson. In the midst of the fallout from the Rampart ...more
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Nick Nolte, James Woods, Daryl Hannah

Released: 2003

Directed by: Michael Polish

Northfork is a 2003 film directed by Michael Polish and written by Michael and Mark Polish. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2003 and later received a limited release in ...more
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Ben Foster, Peter Coyote, Lubna Azabal

Released: 2011

Directed by: Braden King

"Will (Ben Foster) is a satellite-mapping engineer conducting a survey of Armenia. One morning at his hotel, he meets Gadarine (Lubna Azabal), an Armenian expatriate and photographer, who ...more
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Sarah Chalke, Markie Post, Ben Foster

Released: 1998

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

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Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan

Released: 2012

Directed by: Josh Trank

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