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The Best Carl Weathers Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 338 votes 85 voters 10.9k views 25 items

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

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

Items on this list include The Comebacks and Predator.

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

Steven Spielberg and Dennis Dugan have both worked with Carl Weathers over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Carl Weathers, then check out our lists of the best Al Pacino and Patrick Swayze movies as well.

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Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

Released: 1976

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. A small-time boxer (Sylvester Stallone) gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion (Carl Weathers) in ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto Durán

Released: 1979

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Rocky II is a 1979 American sports drama film directed by Sylvester Stallone, and the second film in the series. Rocky (Stallone) struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed (Carl ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

Released: 1987

Directed by: John McTiernan

Predator is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by John McTiernan and was distributed by 20th Century Fox. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Released: 1982

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Rocky III is a 1982 American sports drama film directed by Sylvester Stallone, and the third film in the series. After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky (Stallone) ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Mr. T

Released: 1985

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Rocky IV is a 1985 American sports film written and directed by Sylvester Stallone, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Dolph Lundgren, Burt Young, Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Tony ...more

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Sharon Stone, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson

Released: 1988

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

Action Jackson is a 1988 American action film directed by Craig R. Baxley in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson and Sharon Stone. The film ...more

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Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

Released: 1996

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers ...more

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Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Robert Shaw

Released: 1978

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

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Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Carl Weathers

Released: 1977

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 science fiction film, written and directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, ...more

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Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Brian Dennehy

Released: 1977

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Semi-Tough is a 1977 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Lotte Lenya, Bert Convy, and Brian Dennehy, set in the world of ...more

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Charles Bronson, Angie Dickinson, Lee Marvin

Released: 1981

Directed by: Peter R. Hunt

Death Hunt is a 1981 action film directed by Peter R. Hunt. The film stars Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Carl Weathers, Maury Chaykin, Ed Lauter and Andrew Stevens. Death Hunt ...more
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Justin Long, Carl Weathers, Jon Heder

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tim Skousen

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In the Heat of the Night: Grow Old Along with Me

Released: 1995

Directed by: Winrich Kolbe

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In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound Carl Weathers, Carroll O'Connor, Corbin Bernsen

Released: 1995

Directed by: Harry Harris

In the Heat of the Night: By Duty Bound is a film directed by Harry Harris released on February 17, 1995.
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Carl Weathers, Jürgen Prochnow, Tony Bonner

Directed by: Colin Budds

Hurricane Smith is a 1992 film directed by Colin Budds and starring Carl Weathers. Hurricane Smith is an action movie that follows an oil field worker named Billy 'Hurricane' Smith as he gets ...more
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Carl Weathers, Burl Ives, Connie Sellecca

Released: 1978

Directed by: Tsugunobu Kotani

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Kim Cattrall, Rod Steiger, Carl Weathers

Released: 1995

Directed by: Lewis Teague

OP Center is a film directed by Lewis Teague released on Feb 26, 1995.
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Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks, Rob Schneider

Released: 2002

Directed by: Seth Kearsley

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Bradley Cooper, Stacy Keibler, Dennis Rodman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tom Brady

The Comebacks is a 2007 American satirical comedy film directed by Tom Brady. This film is a parody of the clichés and plots of the sports film genre. In the UK, Greece, Finland, ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Ozzy Osbourne, Adam Sandler

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steven Brill

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Sean Astin, Carl Weathers, Kathy Najimy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Phil Weinstein

Balto III: Wings of Change is a 2004 American straight-to-video sequel to Universal Studios' 2002 animated film Balto II: Wolf Quest, and the 1995 film Balto.
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Bucktown Pam Grier, Carl Weathers, Fred Williamson

Released: 1975

Directed by: Arthur Marks, Bernie Hamilton

Bucktown, USA is a 1975 crime action blaxploitation film released by American International Pictures starring Fred Williamson.
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Jack Palance, Carl Weathers, Carol Lynley

Released: 1975

Directed by: William H. Bushnell

The Four Deuces is a 1975 action film directed by William H. Bushnell.
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Carl Weathers, Ray Baker, Brad Johnson

Released: 2005

Directed by: Robert Stadd

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Pam Grier, Eartha Kitt, Carl Weathers

Released: 1975

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Friday Foster is a 1975 blaxploitation film written and directed by Arthur Marks and starring Pam Grier in the title role. Yaphet Kotto, Eartha Kitt, Scatman Crothers and Carl Weathers ...more