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The Best Brad Renfro Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing contains films like Telling Lies in America and Tart.

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    Apt Pupil

    Ian McKellen, David Schwimmer

    Released1998

    Directed byBryan Singer

    Apt Pupil is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen and Brad Renfro. It is based on the 1982 novella of the same name by Stephen King. In the 1980s in...  more
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    Ghost World

    Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi

    Released2001

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

    Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay cowritten by Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff....  more

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    The Jacket

    Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Maybury

    The Jacket is a 2005 psychological thriller film directed by John Maybury that is partly based on the Jack London novel The Star Rover. Massy Tadjedin wrote the screenplay based on a story by Tom...  more

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    Sleepers

    Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro

    Released1996

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Sleepers is a 1996 American legal drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name....  more

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    The Client

    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1994

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, based on the novel by John Grisham. A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney (Susan...  more

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    Tom and Huck

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Hewitt

    Tom and Huck is a 1995 American adventure film based on Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Brad Renfro, Mike McShane, and Amy Wright. The film was...  more

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    Deuces Wild

    James Franco, Debbie Harry

    Released2002

    Directed byScott Kalvert

    Deuces Wild is a 2002 American drama film directed by Scott Kalvert and written by Paul Kimatian and Christopher Gambale, who also created the story. It stars Stephen Dorff, Brad Renfro, James...  more

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    Skipped Parts

    Drew Barrymore, Mischa Barton

    Released2001

    Directed byTamra Davis

    Skipped Parts, is a movie based on Tim Sandlin's book of the same name. Skipped Parts is the first in a series of novels based on the lives of Maury and Sam, the second and final being Sorrow Floats...  more
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    The Cure

    Annabella Sciorra, Brad Renfro

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Horton

    The Cure is a 1995 comedy-drama film starring Brad Renfro and Joseph Mazzello about two boys searching for the cure of AIDS, from which one of them is suffering. It was produced by Eric Eisner and...  more

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    Bully

    Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

    Released2001

    Directed byLarry Clark

    Bully is a 2001 American film directed by Larry Clark, and starring Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Michael Pitt, Leo Fitzpatrick, Kelli Garner, and Nick Stahl. The screenplay was written...  more

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    Theory of the Leisure Class

    Brad Renfro, Christopher McDonald

    Released2001

    Directed byGabriel Bologna

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    The Informers

    Amber Heard, Mickey Rourke

    Released2008

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    The Informers is a 2008 American ensemble hollywood drama film written by Bret Easton Ellis and Nicholas Jarecki and directed by Gregor Jordan. The film is based on Ellis' 1994 collection of short...  more

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    The Mummy an' the Armadillo

    Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Busy Philipps

    Released2004

    Directed byJ. S. Cardone

    The Mummy an' the Armadillo is a 2004 drama thriller film directed by J.S. Cardone....  more
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    Hollywood Flies

    Caprice Bourret, Vinnie Jones

    Released2005

    Directed byFabio Segatori

    Hollywood Flies is a 2005 crime fiction, action, drama, thriller movie written by Alessandro Fabbri, Aldo Lado, Chiara Laudani, Roberto Scarpetti, Fabio Segatori and Luigi Ventriglia and directed by...
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    10th & Wolf

    Val Kilmer, Piper Perabo

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Moresco

    10th & Wolf is a 2006 film about the Mafia directed by Robert Moresco. It is based on a true story of a mob war in South Philadelphia. The film stars James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi and Brad Renfro...  more
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    The Car Kid

    James Franco, Meat Loaf

    Released2002

    Directed byTricia Brock

    The Car Kid is a 2002 short film directed by Tricia Brock....
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    Happy Campers

    Jaime King, Justin Long

    Released2001

    Directed byDaniel Waters

    Happy Campers is a 2001 comedy film from New Line Cinema about college freshmen and summer camp and is directed and written by Heathers writer Daniel Waters....  more
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    American Girl

    Alicia Witt, Jena Malone

    Released2002

    Directed byJordan Brady

    American Girl is a 2002 American film directed by Jordan Brady, starring Jena Malone, Michelle Forbes, Brad Renfro, Alicia Witt, and Erik von Detten. The film premiered on October 16, 2002 at the...  more
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    2 Little, 2 Late

    Anthony Michael Hall, Brad Renfro

    Released1999

    2 Little, 2 Late is a 1999 film produced by Deadpool Pictures that tells the stories of different students at a local high school and how they dealt with the situations that arose after racial...  more
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    The Job

    Daryl Hannah, Brad Renfro

    Released2003

    Directed byKenny Golde

    The Job is a 2003 Crime drama film directed and written by Kenny Golde....  more
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    Tart

    Mischa Barton, Lacey Chabert

    Released2001

    Directed byChristina Wayne

    Tart is a 2001 coming of age film starring Dominique Swain, Bijou Phillips, and Brad Renfro....  more
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    Telling Lies in America

    Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1997

    Directed byGuy Ferland

    Telling Lies in America is a 1997 drama film directed by Guy Ferland and written by Joe Eszterhas....  more