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The Best Emilio Estevez Movies 

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

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

D2: The Mighty Ducks and Nightbreaker are only the beginning of the films on this list.

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

Emilio Estevez has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Stephen King and Joel Schumacher. If Emilio Estevez movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Charlie Sheen and Rob Lowe too.

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Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

Released: 1985

Directed by: John Hughes

The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes and starring Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John ...more

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#27 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #2 of 266 The Best Ensemble Movies

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Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Emilio Estevez

Released: 1988

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Young Guns is a 1988 Western action film directed by Christopher Cain and written by John Fusco. The film was the first to be produced by Morgan Creek Productions. The film stars Emilio Estevez, ...more

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#38 of 394 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #116 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

Released: 1983

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. The film was released on March 25, 1983. Jo Ellen ...more

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#67 of 363 The Best Movies Based On Books #316 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #91 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Viggo Mortensen, Kiefer Sutherland, Christian Slater

Released: 1990

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Young Guns II is a 1990 western film, and the sequel to Young Guns. It stars Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, and features William Petersen. It was ...more

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#111 of 344 Movies with the Best Soundtracks #104 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli

Released: 1992

The Mighty Ducks is a 1992 American sports comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, starring Emilio Estevez. It was produced by Avnet–Kerner Productions and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more

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#936 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #78 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime 14 Odd Things You Never Really Noticed About The 'Mighty Ducks' Movies

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Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Emilio Estevez

Released: 1986

Directed by: Stephen King

Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American science fiction action horror film written and directed by Stephen King. The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King's short story Trucks, which ...more

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#108 of 568 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #27 of 52 The Best Movies Based on Stephen King Books

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Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson

Released: 1985

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

St. Elmo's Fire is a 1985 American coming-of-age film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film, starring Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and Mare ...more

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#669 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #321 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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Men at Work Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Keith David

Released: 1990

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Men at Work is a 1990 American black comedy film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, who also starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Charlie Sheen, Leslie Hope and Keith David. The film ...more

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#533 of 1,015 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #16 of 32 The Best Comedies About the Workplace

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Cuba Gooding Jr., Jeremy Piven, Emilio Estevez

Released: 1993

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Judgment Night is a 1993 action thriller film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jeremy Piven and Stephen Dorff as a group of friends on the run from a ...more

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#313 of 344 Movies with the Best Soundtracks #108 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #27 of 52 The Best Cuba Gooding, Jr. Movies

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Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss, Forest Whitaker

Released: 1987

Directed by: John Badham

Stakeout is a 1987 comedy film directed by John Badham and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, and Forest Whitaker. The screenplay was written by Jim Kouf, ...more

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#218 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #29 of 61 The Best Buddy Cop Movies

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Joshua Jackson

Released: 1994

Directed by: Sam Weisman

D2: The Mighty Ducks is a 1994 American sports comedy film directed by Sam Weisman. It is a sequel to the 1992 film The Mighty Ducks and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Avnet–Kerner ...more

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#1,173 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #477 of 1,015 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Jimmy Buffett, Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton

Released: 1984

Directed by: Alex Cox

Repo Man is a 1984 American science fiction comedy film directed by Alex Cox. It was produced by Jonathan Wacks and Peter McCarthy, with executive producer Michael Nesmith, and stars Harry Dean ...more

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#124 of 190 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #849 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Kenan Thompson

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ron Lieberman

D3: The Mighty Ducks is 1996 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman. It is the third and final film in The Mighty Ducks trilogy and was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ...more

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#97 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #117 of 180 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

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Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

Released: 1979

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, and Robert Duvall. ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Gene Quintano

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 is a 1993 omedy film, directed by Gene Quintano and starring Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson and William Shatner. The film mainly spoofs the first three ...more

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#538 of 1,199 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #597 of 1,015 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #241 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Morgan Freeman, Emilio Estevez, Kim Delaney

Released: 1985

Directed by: Christopher Cain

That Was Then... This Is Now is a 1985 drama film based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton and a sequel to The Outsiders. The film was directed by Christopher Cain, distributed by ...more

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#95 of 314 The Greatest Teen Movies of the 1980s #53 of 199 The Best R-Rated Coming Of Age Movies

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Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave

Released: 1996

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American action spy film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the 1960s television series. IMF Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) must uncover the mole who has framed

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#52 of 581 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time #147 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Timelisted on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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Demi Moore, Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez

Released: 1986

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Wisdom is a 1986 American romantic crime film written and directed by its star Emilio Estevez in his filmmaking debut. The film also stars Demi Moore, along with Tom Skeritt and Veronica ...more
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The Public Emilio Estevez, Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone

Released: 2018

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

The Public is a 2018 American drama film directed by Emilio Estevez. When a large group of homeless people led by Jackson (Michael Kenneth Williams) take shelter at the local library, the head ...more
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Freejack Anthony Hopkins, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo

Released: 1992

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Freejack is a 1992 science fiction action film directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins. Upon its release in the United States, the film ...more

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#81 of 90 The 35+ Greatest Dystopian Action Movies #49 of 117 The Best Time Travel Movies

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Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez, Meg Tilly

Released: 1982

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Tex is a 1982 drama film directed by Tim Hunter and written by Charles S. Haas, based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. Matt Dillon and Jim Metzler play brothers who struggle after ...more
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Rosie O'Donnell, Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Badham

Another Stakeout is a 1993 action comedy film starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez and Rosie O'Donnell. It is a sequel to the 1987 film, Stakeout. Unlike its predecessor, the film was ...more
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Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, James Nesbitt

Released: 2010

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

The Way is a 2010 American drama film directed, produced and written by Emilio Estevez, starring his father Martin Sheen, Deborah Kara Unger, James Nesbitt, Yorick van Wageningen, and Estevez. ...more
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Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone

Released: 2006

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Bobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, and starring an ensemble cast. The screenplay is a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the June 5, 1968 ...more
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Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Jane Alexander

Released: 1982

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

In the Custody of Strangers is a 1982 ABC made-for-TV drama film. It was directed by Robert Greenwald and written by Jennifer Miller. The film stars Martin Sheen, Jane Alexander and Emilio ...more