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The Best Cole Hauser Movies

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

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

This list features films like The Hi-Lo Country and Pitch Black.

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    Higher Learning

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly

    Released1995

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Higher Learning is a 1995 American romantic drama film, directed by John Singleton, and starring an ensemble cast. The film follows the changing lives of three incoming freshmen at the fictional...  more

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    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams

    Released1997

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and Damon, and...  more

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    Tears of the Sun

    Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byAntoine Fuqua

    Directed byAntoine Fuqua

    Tears of the Sun is a 2003 American action drama film depicting a U.S. Navy SEAL team rescue mission amidst the civil war in Nigeria. LT A.K. Waters commands the team sent to rescue U.S. citizen Dr....  more

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    Pitch Black

    Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid Twohy

    Directed byDavid Twohy

    Pitch Black is a 2000 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Twohy. The film stars Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, and Keith David. Dangerous man Richard B. Riddick is...  more

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    2 Fast 2 Furious

    Eva Mendes, Paul Walker

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American street racing action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con...  more

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    Dazed and Confused

    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich

    Released1993

    Released1993

    Directed byRichard Linklater

    Directed byRichard Linklater

    Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including Matthew...  more

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    The Family That Preys

    Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson

    Released2008

    Released2008

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Directed byTyler Perry

    The Family That Preys is a 2008 American movie drama written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry. The screenplay focuses on two families, one wealthy and the other working class, whose lives are...  more

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    Hart's War

    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell

    Released2002

    Released2002

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    This film is a 2002 American thriller drama film about a WWII POW camp based on the novel by John Katzenbach. It stars Bruce Willis as Col. William McNamara and Colin Farrell. The film co-stars...  more

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    Like Dandelion Dust

    Mira Sorvino, Cole Hauser

    Released2009

    Released2009

    Directed byJon Gunn

    Directed byJon Gunn

    Like Dandelion Dust is a 2009 drama film directed by Jon Gunn and based on the novel by the same name by Karen Kingsbury. The film won 26 awards at 23 film festivals....  more
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    Dirty

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Brittany Daniel

    Released2005

    Released2005

    Directed byChris Fisher

    Directed byChris Fisher

    Dirty is a 2005 American crime drama film directed by Chris Fisher. The film stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Clifton Collins, Jr. The film was released in the United States on November 9, 2005....  more

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    Paparazzi

    Mel Gibson, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Abascal

    Directed byPaul Abascal

    Paparazzi is a 2004 action film directed by Paul Abascal, produced by actor Mel Gibson, and starring Cole Hauser and Tom Sizemore. The film chronicles the life of a popular Hollywood movie star in...  more
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    A Shot at Glory

    Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byMichael Corrente

    Directed byMichael Corrente

    A Shot at Glory is a film by Michael Corrente produced in 1999 and released in 2001, starring Robert Duvall and the Scottish football player Ally McCoist. It had limited commercial and critical...  more
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    White Oleander

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger

    Released2002

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Kosminsky

    Directed byPeter Kosminsky

    White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features Alison Lohman in the central role of Astrid Magnussen, and Michelle Pfeiffer as her temperamental mother...  more
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    Tortured

    Emmanuelle Chriqui, Laurence Fishburne

    Released2008

    Released2008

    Directed byNolan Lebovitz

    Directed byNolan Lebovitz

    Tortured is a 2008 crime thriller film written and directed by Nolan Lebovitz and starring Cole Hauser, Laurence Fishburne, and James Cromwell. It was released direct-to-DVD in the U.S. on September...  more
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    A Good Day to Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart

    Released2013

    Released2013

    Directed byJohn Moore

    Directed byJohn Moore

    This film is a 2013 action thriller film written by Roderick Thorp and Skip Woods and directed by John Moore....  more
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    Running with the Devil

    Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne

    Released2019

    Released2019

    Directed byJason Cabell

    Directed byJason Cabell

    Running with the Devil is a 2019 American action thriller film written and directed by Jason Cabell. The CEO of an International conglomerate sends two of his most regarded executives to investigate...  more
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    Tigerland

    Colin Farrell, Michael Shannon

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Tigerland is a 2000 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher starring Colin Farrell in the role of Private Roland Bozz, and takes place in a training camp for soldiers to be sent to Vietnam. Tigerland...  more
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    Washington Field

    Gina Torres, Emily Rose

    Released2009

    Released2009

    Directed byJon Cassar

    Directed byJon Cassar

    Washington Field is a 2009 crime film written by Edward Allen Bernero, Jim Clemente and Tim Clemente, and directed by Jon Cassar....
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    School Ties

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1992

    Released1992

    Directed byRobert Mandel

    Directed byRobert Mandel

    School Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris O'Donnell, Cole Hauser, Randall Batinkoff, Andrew Lowery and Anthony Rapp. Fraser...  more

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    The Hi-Lo Country

    Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byStephen Frears

    Directed byStephen Frears

    The Hi-Lo Country is a 1998 classic American Western-drama film directed by Stephen Frears, starring Billy Crudup, Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Cole Hauser, Sam Elliott, Patricia Arquette, Enrique...  more
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    The Break-Up

    Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2006

    Released2006

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peyton Reed. In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a newly broken up couple (Vince Vaughn and...  more

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    The Hit List

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Cole Hauser

    Released2011

    Released2011

    Directed byWilliam Kaufman

    Directed byWilliam Kaufman

    The Hit List is a 2011 American action film written by Chad and Evan Law, and directed by William Kaufman, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Cole Hauser. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the...  more
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    The Cave

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Released2005

    Directed byBruce Hunt

    Directed byBruce Hunt

    The Cave is a 2005 American action horror film, directed by Bruce Hunt. It stars Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian, Morris Chestnut, Marcel Iureş, Lena Headey, Rick Ravanello, Piper Perabo and Daniel Dae...  more

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    All Over Me

    Cole Hauser, Vincent Pastore

    Released1997

    Released1997

    Directed byAlex Sichel

    Directed byAlex Sichel

    All Over Me is a 1997 drama film directed by Alex Sichel and written by her sister, Sylvia Sichel. Alex Sichel received a grant from the Princess Grace Foundation to make a film about the riot grrrl...  more

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    The Stone Angel

    Ellen Page, Ellen Burstyn

    Released2008

    Released2008

    Directed byKari Skogland

    Directed byKari Skogland

    The Stone Angel is a 2007 Canadian drama film written and directed by Kari Skogland. The screenplay is based on the 1964 novel of the same title by Margaret Laurence....  more

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