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The Best Dean Norris Movies  

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List of the best Dean Norris movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Best known for playing DEA Agent Hank Schrader on Breaking Bad, Dean Norris also has an impressive filmography. Dean Norris'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 Dean Norris movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Dean Norris movies will be at the top of the list. Dean Norris has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Dean Norris movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Dean Norris films to end the squabble once and for all.

This is a list that features films like Total Recall and Starship Troopers.

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

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

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dean Norris 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) 2 on the list The Best Dean Norris 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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Money Train is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Jennifer Lopez, Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes
Money Train is a 1995 American action film starring Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Jennifer Lopez as New York City transit cops and Robert Blake as their iron-fisted boss. After losing his ...more
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Scary Stories to Tell in the D... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Abrams
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a 2019 American horror film directed by André Øvredal, based on the children's book series by Alvin Schwartz. A group of young teens attempt to ...more
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Secret in Their Eyes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts
Secret in Their Eyes is a 2015 American psychological thriller film directed by Billy Ray, and a remake of the 2009 Argentine film which is based on the novel by Eduardo Sacheri. A tight-knit ...more
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Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette
Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama road film and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The screenplay was written by ...more
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The Firm is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey
The Firm is a 1993 American legal thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Hal Holbrook, and David Strathairn. ...more
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Get the Gringo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris
How I Spent My Summer Vacation is a 2011 action-drama film directed by Adrian Grunberg.
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Gattaca is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke
Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, with Jude Law, Loren Dean, Ernest Borgnine, Gore Vidal, and Alan ...more
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Men, Women & Children is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Jennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Judy Greer
Men, Women & Children is a 2014 American ensemble comedy-drama film dealing with online addiction. It is directed by Jason Reitman, co-written with Erin Cressida Wilson, based on a novel of ...more
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Linewatch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Cuba Gooding Jr., Dean Norris, Omari Hardwick
Linewatch is a 2008 American thriller film starring Cuba Gooding Jr., and directed by Kevin Bray. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on October 21, 2008.
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Small Time is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Small Time Alan Stanford, Gavin Fullam, Charlie Murphy
Small Time is a 2012 short comedy sci-fi film written and directed by Ged Murray.
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Remember is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Remember Christopher Plummer, Bruno Ganz, Jürgen Prochnow
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The Cell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio
The Cell is a 2000 horror film directed by Tarsem Singh, and starring Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn and Vincent D'Onofrio.
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Evan Almighty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jon Stewart
Evan Almighty is a 2007 American comedy film and the stand-alone sequel/spin-off to Bruce Almighty. The film was directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the characters created by Steve Koren and Mark ...more
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Fist Fight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan
Fist Fight is a 2017 comedy film directed by Richie Keen. It is a loose remake of the 1987 teen comedy film Three O'Clock High. After high school teacher Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) accidentally ...more
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Prom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Aimee Teegarden, Danielle Campbell, Madison Riley
Prom is a 2011 American teen romance comedy-drama film directed by Joe Nussbaum written by Katie Wech and produced by Ted Griffin and Justin Springer. It was released on April 29, 2011, by Walt ...more
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How Do You Know is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson, Owen Wilson
How Do You Know is an upcoming 2010 film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson and Jack Nicholson.
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The Frozen Ground is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Vanessa Hudgens, Nicolas Cage, 50 Cent
The Frozen Ground is a 2013 American mystery thriller film written and directed by Scott Walker, his first feature film, based on the real-life 1980s Alaskan hunt for serial killer Robert ...more
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The Heartbreak Kid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Eva Longoria, Ben Stiller, Malin Åkerman
The Heartbreak Kid is a 2007 romantic comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers. Starring Ben Stiller, The Heartbreak Kid is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The film was ...more
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The Counselor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Penélope Cruz
The Counselor is a 2013 British-American crime thriller film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Cormac McCarthy. It stars Michael Fassbender as the eponymous Counselor—who gets in over his ...more
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Mrs. Harris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Mrs. Harris Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Cloris Leachman
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Secrets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Dannii Minogue, Noah Taylor, Willa O'Neill
Secrets is a 1992 Australian film, starring Dannii Minogue and Noah Taylor. In the plot five of The Beatles' biggest fans in Australia get locked up in the basement of the hotel where the Fab ...more
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3 Strikes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Meagan Good, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, David Alan Grier
3 Strikes is a 2000 American screwball comedy film, written and directed by DJ Pooh. The film stars Brian Hooks as Rob Douglas, a man just released from a one-year sentence in jail, who already ...more
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Full Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dean Norris Movies
Patsy Kensit, Mario Van Peebles, Paula Marshall
Full Eclipse is a 1993 science fiction crime film directed by Anthony Hickox. Starring Mario Van Peebles and Bruce Payne, the story is set in Los Angeles where the police department has ...more