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The Best Manhunt Movies 

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Updated March 3, 2020 727 votes 132 voters 19.3k views 24 items

A list of the best manhunt movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This manhunt movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about manhunt are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about manhunt you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous manhunt movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these manhunt movie titles for more information about the films.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Badlands and Logan's Run.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best manhunt movies?" and "What is the greatest manhunt movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular manhunt movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these manhunt movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good manhunt movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 1993

Directed by: Andrew Davis

This film is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee ...more

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Lee Kirby added Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

Released: 1982

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

First Blood is a 1982 American psychological thriller and action film directed by Ted Kotcheff, co-written by and starring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo, a troubled and misunderstood veteran. ...more

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Lee Kirby added Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Fincher

Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1986 non-fiction book by Robert Graysmith. In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist (Jake ...more

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No Country for Old Men ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Manhunt Movies
Lee Kirby added Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensue after a hunter (Josh Brolin) ...more

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Lee Kirby added Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

Released: 1997

Directed by: David Fincher, Pedro Coutinho

The Game is a 1997 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn, and produced by Propaganda Films and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment. It tells ...more

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Lee Kirby added Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Mann

Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written and directed by Michael Mann, it stars William Petersen as Will Graham and features Brian Cox as ...more

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Lee Kirby added Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx

Released: 2007

Directed by: Peter Berg

The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller directed by Peter Berg and starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Ashraf Barhom, with Kyle Chandler, Jeremy Piven, Richard ...more
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Lee Kirby added Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara, Rhona Mitra

Released: 2007

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Shooter is a 2007 American conspiracy action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua based on the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter. The film concerns a former U.S. Marine Scout Sniper, ...more

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Lee Kirby added Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Michael Bay

The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more

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Lee Kirby added Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Mann

Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more

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CHEESY124Entertainment added Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Alfonso CuarĂ³n

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Jenny Agutter

Released: 1976

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Logan's Run is a 1976 American science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett and Peter Ustinov. ...more

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21 Bridges is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Manhunt Movies
Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Stephan James

Released: 2019

Directed by: Brian Kirk

21 Bridges is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Brian Kirk. An expertly trained NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) locks down the city of New York in order for him and the other ...more
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NealKandwal added Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, Laura Dern

Released: 1993

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

A Perfect World is a 1993 adventure drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Kevin Costner as an escaped convict who befriends a young boy, and ends up embarking on a road trip with ...more

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Manhunt Movies
Lee Kirby added Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

Released: 1990

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

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Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Rhys Darby

Released: 2020

Directed by: Jason Lei Howden

Guns Akimbo is a 2019 action comedy film directed by Jason Lei Howden. Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) is an unremarkable individual who is assaulted one day in his apartment and then wakes up with ...more
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Lee Kirby added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura

Released: 1987

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

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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Lee Kirby added Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tony Scott

Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more

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Lee Kirby added Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Graham McTavish

Released: 2011

Directed by: Olivier Megaton

Colombiana is a 2011 American action film, co-written and produced by Luc Besson and directed by Olivier Megaton. The film stars Zoe Saldana in the lead role with supporting roles performed by ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Siegel

Released: 1968

Directed by: Don Siegel

Coogan's Bluff is a 1968 American action film directed by Don Siegel, and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Don Stroud and Susan Clark. The film marks the first of five collaborations ...more

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Lee Kirby added Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Eastern Promises is a 2007 British-Canadian-American thriller film directed by David Cronenberg, from a screenplay written by Steven Knight. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent ...more

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Lee Kirby added Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek

Released: 1973

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Badlands is a 1973 American film written and directed by Terrence Malick, starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek. Warren Oates and Ramon Bieri are also featured. Malick has a small speaking ...more

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James Franco, Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor

Released: 2018

Directed by: Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker

Kin is a 2018 science fiction film directed by Jonathan and Josh Baker. An ex-convict and his brother are forced on the run by a vengeful criminal.
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Lee Kirby added The Imposter Kerry Livgren, Tom Wright, Troy Baker

Released: 2008

Directed by: Daniel Millican

The Imposter is a 2008 Christian film that was shot in January and February 2008 in and around Burleson, Texas. The movie stars Kevin Max, Kerry Livgren, and Jeff Deyo and is produced by Jeff ...more