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

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

Items include everything from Six Against the Rock to The Indian Runner.

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Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the 1996 Stephen King novel of the same name. The film is told in a flashback format and stars ...more

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Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti The Negotiator is a 1998 action thriller film directed by F. Gary Gray, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey. It takes place in Chicago and was released on July 29, 1998. The original ...more

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Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse 16 Blocks is a 2006 American crime thriller film directed by Richard Donner. It stars Bruce Willis, Mos Def, and David Morse. The film unfolds in the real time narration method.

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Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris The Rock is a 1996 action film that primarily takes place on Alcatraz Island and in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and ...more

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Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse Proof of Life is a 2000 American kidnap action thriller film directed by Taylor Hackford. The title refers to a phrase commonly used to indicate proof that a kidnap victim is still alive. The ...more

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Shia LaBeouf, Viola Davis, Carrie-Anne Moss Disturbia is a 2007 American thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso. The film follows a teenager (Shia LaBeouf) who is placed on house arrest and begins to spy on his neighbors, thinking one of ...more

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St. Elsewhere: The Place to Be St. Elsewhere: The Place to Be is a 2006 short film directed by Greg Carson.

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David Morse, Diana Scarwid, John Savage Inside Moves is a 1980 American drama film directed by Richard Donner. The film is based on the book of the same name by Todd Walton, with a script by then writing duo Valerie Curtin and Barry ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Robin Wright, Anjelica Huston The Crossing Guard is a 1995 independent thriller directed and written by American actor Sean Penn. It stars Jack Nicholson, David Morse, Robin Wright, and Anjelica Huston.

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Anthony Hopkins, Alan Tudyk, Anton Yelchin Hearts in Atlantis is a 2001 American/Australian drama thriller film directed by Scott Hicks and starring Anthony Hopkins. It is loosely adapted from Stephen King's novel.

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Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer 12 Monkeys, also known as Twelve Monkeys, is a 1995 American science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, inspired by Chris Marker's 1962 short film La Jetée, and starring Bruce ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, Brian Cox The Long Kiss Goodnight is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written and produced by Shane Black and starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Hurt Locker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best David Morse Movies
Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war film about a three-man Explosive Ordnance Disposal team during the Iraq War. The film was produced and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and the screenplay was ...more

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Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper The Indian Runner is a 1991 crime drama film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is based on Bruce Springsteen's song, "Highway Patrolman".

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Stephen King The Langoliers is a miniseries consisting of 2 episodes of 2 hours each. It was directed and written by Tom Holland and based on the novella by Stephen King from the four part anthology book ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods The Getaway is a 1994 crime thriller directed by Roger Donaldson. It is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name and is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The film stars Alec ...more

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Anne Hathaway, David Morse, Dianne Wiest Passengers is 2008 American-Canadian thriller film starring Anne Hathaway and Patrick Wilson, and directed by Rodrigo García. It was released in the United States by TriStar Pictures on ...more

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Melanie Griffith, Meat Loaf, Dakota Johnson Crazy in Alabama is a 1999 comedy-drama film directed by Antonio Banderas, written by Mark Childress, and starring Melanie Griffith as an abused wife who heads to California to become a movie ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the ...more

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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best David Morse Movies
Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse World War Z is a 2013 American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster. The screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof is from a screen story by ...more

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David Morse, Lloyd Bridges, Stephen Root Cross of Fire is an American 1989 television miniseries based on the horrific rape and murder of Madge Oberholtzer by D. C. Stephenson, a highly successful leader of the Indiana branch of Ku ...more

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Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, Elisabeth Shue Dreamer is a 2005 American family drama film starring Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning, inspired by the true story of an injured Thoroughbred racehorse named Mariah's Storm. The film was written ...more

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Bj√∂rk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish musical drama film directed by Lars von Trier and starring Icelandic singer Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Cara Seymour, Peter Stormare, Siobhan ...more

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Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Shawnee Smith Desperate Hours is a 1990 remake of the 1955 William Wyler crime drama of the same title. Both films are based on the novel by Joseph Hayes, who also co-wrote the script for this movie with ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse Drive Angry is a 2011 American supernatural action film starring Nicolas Cage and Amber Heard, and directed by Patrick Lussier. It was released on February 25, 2011. Shot in 3-D, the film was ...more

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Collaborator David Morse, Olivia Williams, Katherine Helmond Collaborator is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Martin Donovan. This film held its world premiere on July 4, 2011 at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Jeffrey Donovan Bait is a 2000 comedy-crime film starring Jamie Foxx and David Morse. It was directed by Antoine Fuqua. The film was a huge financial failure, costing Warner Bros. $51 million but only grossing ...more

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Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, David Morse The Good Son is a 1993 American psychological thriller film directed by Joseph Ruben and written by English novelist Ian McEwan. The film stars Macaulay Culkin and Elijah Wood.

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David Morse, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Brett Climo Double Vision is a 2002 film directed by Chen Kuo-fu. The plot is about an FBI agent working with a troubled Taiwanese cop to hunt for a serial killer who is embedding a mysterious black fungus ...more

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The Pond Alicia Witt, David Morse, Todd Poudrier The Pond is a 2010 short romance film written and directed by Dan Hannon.

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David Morse, John C. McGinley, Caroline Kristiahn A.W.O.L. is an American motion picture that was released in 2007. It was written by Shane Black, produced by Jessica Wethington and directed by Jack Swanstrom. It stars David Morse, John C. ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Common, David Morse The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a 2012 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges. A magical pre-adolescent boy (CJ Adams) uses his personality and naïveté to have ...more

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David Morse, Marylouise Burke, Philip Goodwin Diary of a City Priest is a 2001 drama film written by Eugene Martin and John McNamee and directed by Eugene Martin.

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Magic Kid 2 Howie Mandel, David Morse, William Daniels Magic Kid 2 is a 1994 film sequel of Magic Kid directed by Stephen Furst.

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Christopher Plummer, David Morse, Frances Sternhagen Prototype is a 1983 science fiction drama film written by Richard Levinson and William Link and directed by David Greene.

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John Cusack, Gong Li, David Morse Shanghai is a 2010 American mystery/thriller neo-noir film directed by Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack and Gong Li. The film was released in China on June 17, 2010. It has never ...more

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Jordana Brewster, David Morse, Brian Doyle-Murray Nearing Grace is a 2005 film directed by Rick Rosenthal, based on the novel by Scott Sommer.

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Amy Adams, Ryan Gosling, David Morse The Slaughter Rule is an independent film, released in 2002 and starring Ryan Gosling and David Morse. The movie, set in contemporary Montana, explores the relationship between a small-town high ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman Extreme Measures is a 1996 thriller film based on Michael Palmer's 1991 novel of the same name, dealing with the ethics of medical sacrifices.

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Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Edward Norton Down in the Valley is a 2005 film starring Edward Norton, Evan Rachel Wood, David Morse and Rory Culkin. The film made its debut in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival ...more

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Eager to Die Peter O'Toole, Michelle Rodriquez, Tony Devon Eager to Die is a 2010 drama and thriller film written and directed by Michael Mandell.

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Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew Broderick, Donald Sutherland Max Dugan Returns is a 1983 American comedy-drama film starring Jason Robards as the titular Max Dugan, Marsha Mason as his daughter Nora, Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland, and Matthew ...more

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Marg Helgenberger, Teri Garr, David Morse Murder Live is an American television film that first aired on NBC on March 9, 1997.

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Six Against the Rock is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best David Morse Movies
Six Against the Rock David Morse, David Carradine, Jan-Michael Vincent

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Jade Yorker, Steven Seagal, David Morse

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Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson Mother and Child is an American drama film directed and written by Rodrigo García. It premiered on September 14, 2009, at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival and at the Sundance ...more

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Brad Pitt, Kirk Douglas, Dan Aykroyd Two-Fisted Tales is a 1992 horror thriller drama television movie written by Frank Darabont, Randall Jahnson, Jim Thomas and John Thomas and directed by Richard Donner, Tom Holland and Robert ...more

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Dakota Fanning, Robin Wright, David Morse Hounddog is a 2007 coming-of-age drama film written, directed, and produced by Deborah Kampmeier and starring Dakota Fanning, Isabelle Fuhrman, Robin Wright Penn, and Piper Laurie, among others. ...more