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

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Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese have both worked with Benicio del Toro over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If Benicio del Toro movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Juliette Lewis and Javier Bardem too.

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The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

Released: 1994

Directed by: Bryan Singer

The Usual Suspects is a 1995 German-American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie. It stars Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio del ...more

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Traffic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Traffic is a 2000 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a politician and a ...more

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Fear and Loathing in Las... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

Released: 1998

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more

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The Hunted is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Johnny Cash, Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio del Toro

Released: 2003

Directed by: William Friedkin

The Hunted is a 2003 American action thriller film directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benicio del Toro. Brian Tyler composed the film's score.
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Snatch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

Released: 2000

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Snatch is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, featuring an ensemble cast. Set in the London underworld, the film contains two intertwined plots: one dealing with the search ...more

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21 Grams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Benicio del Toro

Released: 2003

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu

21 Grams is a 2003 American drama film directed by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu from a screenplay written by Guillermo Arriaga. It stars Sean Penn, Naomi ...more

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Savages is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta

Released: 2012

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Savages is a 2012 American thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow. The screenplay was written by Shane Salerno, Winslow and Stone. The ...more

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The Wolfman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joe Johnston

The Wolfman is a 2010 American horror film directed by Joe Johnston. It is a remake of the 1941 film of the same name, and tells the story of Lawrence Talbot who returns to his eerie English ...more

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more

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Things We Lost in the Fi... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Halle Berry, David Duchovny, Benicio del Toro

Released: 2007

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Things We Lost in the Fire is a 2007 drama film directed by Susanne Bier and written by Allan Loeb and starring Halle Berry and Benicio del Toro. The film was released in the United States and ...more

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The Way of the Gun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Sarah Silverman, Juliette Lewis, James Caan

Released: 2000

Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie

The Way of the Gun is a 2000 American action film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Ryan Phillippe, Benicio del Toro, Juliette Lewis, Taye Diggs, Nicky Katt, and James ...more
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Che is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Benicio del Toro, Demián Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro

Released: 2008

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Che is a two-part 2008 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Part One is entitled The Argentine and focuses on the Cuban Revolution from the landing of Fidel Castro (Demián ...more

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Excess Baggage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Benicio del Toro

Released: 1997

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Excess Baggage is a 1997 crime-comedy film written by Max D. Adams, Dick Clement, and Ian La Frenais, and directed by Marco Brambilla about a neglected young woman who stages her own kidnapping ...more
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Licence to Kill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Benicio del Toro, Timothy Dalton, Talisa Soto

Released: 1989

Directed by: John Glen

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Basquiat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
David Bowie, Courtney Love, Willem Dafoe

Released: 1996

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by Julian Schnabel based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his ...more
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Fearless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Benicio del Toro

Released: 1993

Directed by: Peter Weir

Fearless is a 1993 American drama film directed by Peter Weir and starring Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez and John Turturro. It was written by Rafael Yglesias from his novel of ...more

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The Fan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Robert De Niro, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tony Scott

The Fan is a 1996 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Peter Abrahams. The Fan is a ...more
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Sicario: Day of the Sold... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Catherine Keener

Directed by: Stefano Sollima

Soldado is a 2018 American action crime-thriller film directed by Stefano Sollima, and the sequel to 2015's Sicario. After discovering drug cartels smuggling terrorists across the US border, the ...more
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The Pledge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Jack Nicholson, Mickey Rourke, Helen Mirren

Released: 2001

Directed by: Sean Penn

The Pledge is a 2001 American mystery film directed by Sean Penn. The film features an ensemble cast, starring Jack Nicholson, Aaron Eckhart, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright Penn, Vanessa Redgrave, ...more

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2013

Directed by: Alan Taylor

Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity ...more

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The Funeral is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Christopher Walken, Isabella Rossellini, Benicio del Toro

Released: 1996

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

The Funeral is a 1996 American crime-drama film directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra, Isabella Rossellini, Vincent Gallo, Benicio del Toro and ...more
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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

Released: 2014

Directed by: James Gunn

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The Iceman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
James Franco, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans

Released: 2012

Directed by: Ariel Vromen

The Iceman is an American crime thriller film based on the true story of longtime notorious hitman Richard Kuklinski. Released in 2013 at the Venice Film Festival, the film was directed by Ariel ...more
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Swimming with Sharks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Michelle Forbes

Released: 1994

Directed by: George Huang

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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Benicio Del Toro Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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