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List of the best Dolph Lundgren movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. After his breakout role as Drago in Rocky IV, Dolph Lundgren has become one of Hollywood's most popular action stars. Dolph Lundgren'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 Dolph Lundgren movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Dolph Lundgren movies will be at the top of the list. Dolph Lundgren has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Dolph Lundgren movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Dolph Lundgren films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films include Universal Soldier, The Expendables and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Dolph Lundgren movies?" and "What are the greatest Dolph Lundgren roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Lundgren's combat moves, you might also enjoy our list of best Sylvester Stallone movies and best Arnold Schwarzenegger movies.

Dolph Lundgren is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Uwe Boll, Roland Emmerich and Simon West. Movie fans who love Dolph Lundgren have also been known to enjoy films starring Antonio Banderas and Kurt Russell.

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Rocky IV is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
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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Universal Soldier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundren, Jerry Orbach

Released: 1992

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Universal Soldier is a 1992 American science fiction action film directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren as soldiers who kill each other in Vietnam ...more

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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Louis Gossett, Jr.

Released: 1989

Directed by: Mark Goldblatt

The Punisher is a 1989 Australian-American action film directed by Mark Goldblatt and starring Dolph Lundgren. It is based on the Marvel Comics' character of the same name. The film changes many ...more

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The Expendables is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

Released: 2010

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

The Expendables is a 2010 American ensemble action film written by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone, and directed by Stallone, who also starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Jason ...more

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Showdown in Little Tokyo... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Tia Carrere, Brandon Lee, Dolph Lundren

Released: 1991

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Showdown in Little Tokyo is a 1991 American action film directed by Mark L. Lester, and starring Dolph Lundgren and Brandon Lee. This was Brandon Lee's first American film role. The film was ...more

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The Expendables 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Released: 2012

Directed by: Simon West

The Expendables 2 is a 2012 American action film directed by Simon West, and the sequel to the 2010 film. After one of their own's life is taken, the mercenary group set out for revenge against ...more

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Red Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, M. Emmet Walsh, Brion James

Released: 1989

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Nikolai (Dolph Lundgren) is an undercover Soviet agent. Assigned to put down a rebel African uprising, Nikolai is drawn to the guerillas’ cause, a betrayal that enrages his superiors, who order ...more
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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Gina Torres, Dolph Lundren, Jay Bilas

Released: 1996

Directed by: Robert Iscove, Craig R. Baxley

I Come in Peace is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Craig R. Baxley, and starring Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley and Matthias Hues. The film was released in ...more
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Masters of the Universe ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Courteney Cox, Dolph Lundren, Frank Langella

Released: 1987

Directed by: Gary Goddard

Masters of the Universe is a 1987 American science fantasy film directed by Gary Goddard and starring Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Jon Cypher, Chelsea Field, Billy Barty and Courteney Cox. It ...more

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Men of War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Charlotte Lewis, Thomas Gibson

Released: 1994

Directed by: Perry Lang

Men of War is a 1994 action film directed by Perry Lang, written by John Sayles, and revised by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris. It stars Dolph Lundgren as Nick Gunar, a former Special Ops soldier ...more
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Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, George Segal, Michelle Phillips

Released: 1993

Directed by: Vic Armstrong

Joshua Tree, also released as Vanishing Red and Army of One among other names, is a 1993 action film directed by Academy Award and BAFTA-winning stunt coordinator Vic Armstrong, written by ...more

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The Mechanik is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Ben Cross, Velizar Binev

Released: 2005

Directed by: Dolph Lundren

The Mechanik is a 2005 action film starring, co-written and directed by Dolph Lundgren, co-written by Bryan Edward Hill and co-starring Ben Cross.
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Universal Soldiers: Rege... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundren, Andrei Arlovski

Released: 2009

Directed by: John Hyams

Universal Soldier: Regeneration is a 2009 action film being the third theatrically released film in the Universal Soldier feature film series. It is directed by John Hyams with the screenplay ...more
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The Shooter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, John Ashton, Simón Andreu

Released: 1995

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

The Shooter also known as Hidden Assassin is a 1995 American action drama directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Dolph Lundgren as a United States Marshall who gets caught up in politics when he ...more
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Universal Soldier: Day o... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roy Jones Jr., Dolph Lundren

Released: 2012

Directed by: John Hyams

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning is a 2012 American science fiction action film written, edited and directed by John Hyams, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Scott Adkins and Dolph ...more

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Silent Trigger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Gina Bellman, Christopher Heyerdahl

Released: 1996

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Silent Trigger is a 1996 film directed by Russell Mulcahy starring Dolph Lundgren and Gina Bellman about a sniper and his female spotter. Lundgren plays a former hitman sent on a mission by a ...more
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Skin Trade is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Ron Perlman, Dolph Lundren, Michael Jai White

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Skin Trade is an upcoming Thai-Canadian action-thriller film directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham. It was written by Dolph Lundgren, Gabriel Dowrick, and Steven Elder; John Hyams performed uncredited ...more
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Bridge of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Valerie Chow

Released: 1999

Directed by: Isaac Florentine

Bridge of Dragons is a 1999 American romantic Sci-fi action film directed by Isaac Florentine, and starring Dolph Lundgren as a cold and tough mercenary. It co-stars Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, who ...more
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Blackjack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Fred Williamson, Kate Vernon

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Woo

Blackjack, also known as John Woo’s Blackjack is a 1998 TV action film or more specifically a backdoor pilot directed by John Woo. Dolph Lundgren stars as a former US Marshal turned detective ...more
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Command Performance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Melissa Molinaro, Irson Kudikova

Released: 2009

Directed by: Dolph Lundren

Command Performance is a 2009 American action film written and directed by Dolph Lundgren, who also starred in the film. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on November ...more
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The Peacekeeper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, Roy Scheider, Montel Williams

Released: 1997

Directed by: Frédéric Forestier

The Peacekeeper, also known as Hellbent, is a 1997 Canadian/American action film directed by Frédéric Forestier. It stars Dolph Lundgren as a Major in the US Air Force and the only ...more
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A View to a Kill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Christopher Walken, Roger Moore, Grace Jones

Released: 1985

Directed by: John Glen

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Missionary Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, August Schellenberg, John Enos III

Released: 2007

Directed by: Dolph Lundren

Missionary Man is a 2007 American action film co-written, directed by and starring Dolph Lundgren.
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Pentathlon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Dolph Lundren, David Soul, Roger E. Mosley

Released: 1994

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Pentathlon is a 1994 American action thriller film directed by Bruce Malmuth and starring Dolph Lundgren as an East German Olympic gold medalist pentathlete on the run from a lethal coach.
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Creed II is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dolph Lundgren Movies
Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Sylvester Stallone

Released: 2018

Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.

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