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The Best Eric Roberts Movies

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

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

Items here include everything from One Way to DOA: Dead or Alive.

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  • 1

    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine
    The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics...  more

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    The Specialist

    Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone
    The Specialist is a 1994 American action film directed by Luis Llosa, starring Sylvester...  more


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  • 3

    23 Minutes to Sunrise

    Eric Roberts, Nia Peeples
    23 Minutes to Sunrise is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Jay Kanzler....
  • 4

    The Expendables

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone
    The Expendables is a 2010 American ensemble action film written by David Callaham and...  more

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  • 5

    The Nature of the Beast

    Eric Roberts, Lance Henriksen
    The Nature of the Beast is a 1995 horror mystery film written and directed by Victor Salva. It...  more
  • 6


    Randy Quaid, Eric Roberts
    Purgatory is a 1999 western fantasy film directed by Uli Edel....  more
  • 7

    The Pope of Greenwich Village

    Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah
    The Pope of Greenwich Village is a 1984 American black comedy film directed by Stuart...  more

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  • 8

    The Immortals

    Chris Rock, Tia Carrere
    The Immortals is a 1995 action thriller film produced by Elie Samaha and directed by Brian...  more
  • 9

    Final Analysis

    Uma Thurman, Kim Basinger
    Final Analysis is a 1992 American neo-noir drama directed by Phil Joanou and written by Wesley...  more
  • 10

    National Security

    Martin Lawrence, Eric Roberts
    National Security is a 2003 action comedy film, directed by Dennis Dugan, starring Martin...  more

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  • 11

    Heaven's Prisoners

    Alec Baldwin, Teri Hatcher
    Heaven's Prisoners is a 1996 American drama crime thriller film directed by Phil Joanou and...  more
  • 12

    The Odyssey

    Christopher Lee, Bernadette Peters
    The Odyssey is a 1997 Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated British-American...  more

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  • 13

    Raggedy Man

    Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts
    Raggedy Man is a 1981 film starring Eric Roberts and Sissy Spacek. It was filmed in Lockhart,...  more
  • 14
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  • 15

    DOA: Dead or Alive

    Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nash
    This film is a 2006 ensemble martial arts film loosely based on the Tecmo/Team Ninja fighting...  more

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  • 16

    The Prophecy II

    Christopher Walken, Brittany Murphy
    The Prophecy II is a fantasy horror–thriller film and the second motion picture in The...  more
  • 17

    Wolves of Wall Street

    Eric Roberts, Louise Lasser
    Wolves of Wall Street is a 2002 film directed by David DeCoteau. It came 84 years after the...  more
  • 18

    Most Wanted

    Jon Voight, Jill Hennessy
    Most Wanted is a 1997 film starring Keenen Ivory Wayans and Jon Voight....  more
  • 19

    Runaway Train

    Jon Voight, Rebecca De Mornay
    Runaway Train is a 1985 American action-thriller film, directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. The...  more

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  • 20

    It's My Party

    Olivia Newton-John, Margaret Cho
    It's My Party is a 1996 American drama film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, it was one...  more
  • 21

    Best of the Best

    James Earl Jones, Eric Roberts
    Best of the Best is a 1989 American martial arts film directed by Bob Radler, and produced by...  more
  • 22

    Hitman's Run

    Eric Roberts, C. Thomas Howell
    Hitman's Run is a 1999 film directed by Mark L. Lester....  more
  • 23


    Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry
    Spun is a 2002 American dark comedy-drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund from an original...  more

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  • 24

    The Coca-Cola Kid

    Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi
    The Coca−Cola Kid is an Australian romantic comedy film, released in 1985. It was directed by...  more
  • 25

    Cecil B. Demented

    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Melanie Griffith
    Cecil B. Demented is a 2000 American black comedy film written and directed by John Waters....  more