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

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

These films from Bill Paxton's filmography, like Twister and Tombstone include images and trailers when available. 

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

Notable directors that have worked with Bill Paxton include names like Ron Howard, James Cameron and John Hughes. Bill Paxton has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Tommy Lee Jones and Timothy Olyphant in terms of fame and success.

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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Tombstone Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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Apollo 13 Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

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Twister Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Paxton

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Weird Science Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

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True Lies Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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Frailty Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

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Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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A Simple Plan Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

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Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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Edge of Tomorrow Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

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U-571 Matthew McConaughey, Jon Bon Jovi, Bill Paxton

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Predator 2 Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover

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Commando Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton

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Navy SEALs Charlie Sheen, Bill Paxton, Dennis Haysbert

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Mighty Joe Young Charlize Theron, Bill Paxton, Regina King

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Vertical Limit Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Chris O'Donnell

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Near Dark Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar

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One False Move Billy Bob Thornton, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams

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Next of Kin Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Helen Hunt

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Trespass Ice Cube, Ice-T, Bill Paxton

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Streets of Fire Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin

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Club Dread Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Lindsay Price

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Indian Summer Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Alan Arkin

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2 Guns Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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Nightcrawler Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton

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Frank and Jesse Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis

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The Lords of Discipline Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn, Judge Reinhold

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Million Dollar Arm Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Bill Paxton

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Thunderbirds Vanessa Hudgens, Ben Kingsley, Bill Paxton

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The Colony Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Kevin Zegers

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Monolith Bill Paxton

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The Evening Star Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Juliette Lewis

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney

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Brain Dead Bill Paxton, George Kennedy, Bill Pullman

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The Vagrant Bill Paxton, Michael Ironside, Mitzi Kapture

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Impulse Bill Paxton, Meg Tilly, Tim Matheson

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Haywire Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Channing Tatum

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Haven Zoe Saldana, Orlando Bloom, Bill Paxton

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A Bright Shining Lie Bill Paxton, Vivian Wu, Donal Logue

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Traveller Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, Bill Paxton

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The Last Supper Cameron Diaz, Mark Harmon, Bill Paxton

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Mortuary Bill Paxton, Mary Elizabeth McDonough, Christopher George

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The Dark Backward Rob Lowe, James Caan, Judd Nelson

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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino

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The Greatest Game Ever Played Shia LaBeouf, Peyton List, Joe Jackson

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Boxing Helena Bill Paxton, Sherilyn Fenn, Art Garfunkel

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Deadly Lessons Bill Paxton, Ally Sheedy, Donna Reed

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Night Warning Bill Paxton, Julia Duffy, Bo Svenson