Film The Best Eric Roberts Movies  

Reference
1.6k votes 244 voters 35.5k views 99 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.

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

Eric Roberts is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Christopher Nolan, Uwe Boll and Dennis Dugan.

list ordered by

1
43 9
The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eric Roberts Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District ...more

2
37 7
Ranker Video
Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Eric Roberts The Pope of Greenwich Village is a 1984 American crime black comedy film directed by Stuart Rosenberg and starring Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page, Kenneth McMillan and ...more

3
35 9
Ranker Video
James Earl Jones, Eric Roberts, Louise Fletcher Best of the Best is a 1989 American martial arts film directed by Bob Radler, and produced by Phillip Rhee, who also co-stars in the film. The film also starring Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones ...more

4
32 7
Ranker Video
Mariel Hemingway, Eric Roberts, Cliff Robertson Star 80 is a 1983 American film about the true story of Playboy Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten, who was murdered by her estranged husband Paul Snider in 1980. The film was directed by Bob ...more

5
41 14
Ranker Video
23 Minutes to Sunrise Eric Roberts, Nia Peeples, Bob Zany 23 Minutes to Sunrise is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Jay Kanzler.

6
33 9
Ranker Video
Jon Voight, Rebecca De Mornay, Eric Roberts Runaway Train is a 1985 American action-thriller film, directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. The screenplay by Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel and Edward Bunker was based on an original screenplay by ...more

7
35 11
Ranker Video
Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods The Specialist is a 1994 American action film directed by Luis Llosa, starring Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone and James Woods.

8
29 9
Ranker Video
David Boreanaz, Eric Roberts, Chris Penn Best of the Best 2 is a 1993 martial arts film directed by Robert Radler, and starring Eric Roberts and Phillip Rhee. It is the first sequel to the 1989 film Best of the Best. The plot follows ...more

9
27 8
Ranker Video
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis 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

10
22 6
Ranker Video
Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon, Shelley Winters King of the Gypsies is a 1978 Paramount motion picture drama starring Eric Roberts, Sterling Hayden, Shelley Winters, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Annette O'Toole, and Judd Hirsch. Directed ...more

11
23 7
Ranker Video
Randy Quaid, Eric Roberts, Donnie Wahlberg Purgatory is a 1999 western fantasy film directed by Uli Edel.

12
17 6
Ranker Video
Uma Thurman, Kim Basinger, Richard Gere Final Analysis is a 1992 American neo-noir drama directed by Phil Joanou and written by Wesley Strick. It stars Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Uma Thurman, Eric Roberts and Keith David. The ...more

13
15 5
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, Lance Henriksen, Brion James The Nature of the Beast is a 1995 horror mystery film written and directed by Victor Salva. It stars Eric Roberts and Lance Henriksen.

14
15 5
Ranker Video
James Earl Jones, Stan Lee, Eric Roberts The Ambulance is a 1990 thriller film written and directed by Larry Cohen. It stars Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Janine Turner, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons, and Eric Braeden as the Doctor. ...more

15
15 5
Ranker Video
Chris Rock, Tia Carrere, Tony Curtis The Immortals is a 1995 action thriller film produced by Elie Samaha and directed by Brian Grant. Eric Roberts, Tia Carrere, Joe Pantoliano, Chris Rock, William Forsythe, Clarence Williams III ...more

16
17 7
Ranker Video
Alec Baldwin, Teri Hatcher, Mary Stuart Masterson Heaven's Prisoners is a 1996 American drama crime thriller film directed by Phil Joanou and starring Alec Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Mary Stuart Masterson, Teri Hatcher and Eric Roberts. It is based ...more

17
16 7
Ranker Video
Martin Lawrence, Eric Roberts, Jeff Ross National Security is a 2003 action comedy film, directed by Dennis Dugan, starring Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn. In addition to Lawrence and Zahn, National Security boasts an additional cast ...more

18
17 8
Ranker Video
Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nash, Sarah Carter DOA: Dead or Alive is a 2006 ensemble martial arts film loosely based on the Tecmo/Team Ninja fighting game series Dead or Alive. It was directed by Corey Yuen and written by J. F. Lawton, Adam ...more

19
12 4
Ranker Video
Richard Dreyfuss, Beverly DAngelo, Eric Roberts Lansky is a 1999 American made-for-television crime drama film. Directed by John McNaughton, it stars Richard Dreyfuss as the famous gangster Meyer Lansky, Eric Roberts as Bugsy Siegel, and Ryan ...more

20
13 6
Ranker Video
Jon Voight, Jill Hennessy, Eric Roberts Most Wanted is a 1997 film starring Keenen Ivory Wayans and Jon Voight.

21
12 6
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, Corbin Bernsen, Harrison Page Raptor is a 2001 direct-to-video horror film directed by Jim Wynorski. It often reuses stock footage from the three Carnosaur films and follows the same basic premise of cloned dinosaurs running ...more

22
11 6
Ranker Video
Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry, Brittany Murphy Spun is a 2002 American crime dark comedy-drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund from an original screenplay by William De Los Santos and Creighton Vero, based on 3 days of De Los Santos' life ...more

23
12 7
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eric Roberts Movies
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more

24
11 6
Ranker Video
Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard Raggedy Man is a 1981 film starring Eric Roberts and Sissy Spacek. It was filmed in Lockhart, Texas. The story is about people in the small Texas town of Gregory during World War II. Raggedy Man ...more

25
13 8
Ranker Video
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Melanie Griffith, Alicia Witt Cecil B. Demented is a 2000 American black comedy film written and directed by John Waters. The film stars Melanie Griffith as a snobby A-list Hollywood actress who is kidnapped by a band of ...more

26
13 9
Ranker Video
Olivia Newton-John, Margaret Cho, Greg Louganis It's My Party is a 1996 American drama film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, it was one of the first feature films to address the topic of AIDS patients dying with dignity. The film is ...more

27
13 9
Ranker Video
Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, Eric Roberts, Godfrey Phat Girlz is a 2006 comedy film written and directed by Nnegest Likké and starring Mo'Nique.

28
12 8
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, Louise Lasser, Crystal Allen Wolves of Wall Street is a 2002 film directed by David DeCoteau. It came 84 years after the original The Wolf of Wall Street directed by Rowland V. Lee and premièring in 1929.

29
11 7
Ranker Video
Christopher Lee, Bernadette Peters, Isabella Rossellini The Odyssey is a 1997 Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated British-American fantasy–adventure television miniseries based on the ancient Greek epic poem by Homer, The Odyssey. Directed ...more

30
9 5
Ranker Video
Christopher Walken, Brittany Murphy, Jennifer Beals The Prophecy II is a fantasy horror–thriller film and the second motion picture in The Prophecy series. Christopher Walken and Steve Hytner reprise their roles as the Archangel Gabriel and the ...more

31
6 2
Ranker Video
James Garner, Eric Roberts, Ned Beatty Roughing It is a 2001 film directed by Charles Martin Smith.

32
13 10
Ranker Video
Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller, Jack Black The Cable Guy is a 1996 American thriller dark comedy film directed by Ben Stiller, who also co-stars in the film, and starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. The film was released in the ...more

33
12 9
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Chris Haywood The Coca−Cola Kid is an Australian romantic comedy film, released in 1985. It was directed by Dušan Makavejev and starred Eric Roberts and Greta Scacchi. The film is based on short stories in ...more

34
11 8
Ranker Video
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Constance Marie, Eric Roberts Class is a 2010 drama romance film written by Pamela Wallace and directed by David S. Cass Sr.

35
8 5
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, C. Thomas Howell, Robert Miano Hitman's Run is a 1999 film directed by Mark L. Lester.

36
8 5
Ranker Video
Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Shia LaBeouf A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is a 2006 American drama film based on a 2001 memoir of the same name by author, director, and musician Dito Montiel, which describes his youth in Astoria, New ...more

37
6 3
Love, Cheat & Steal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eric Roberts Movies
Love, Cheat & Steal John Lithgow, Mädchen Amick, Eric Roberts Love, Cheat & Steal is a 1993 film directed by William Curran.

38
6 3
Ranker Video
Miss Cast Away Michael Jackson, Anna Nicole Smith, Jerry Lewis Miss Cast Away and the Island Girls is a 2004 American parody anarchic comedy film written and directed by Bryan Michael Stoller, produced on a $2 million budget. It features Michael Jackson in ...more

39
9 7
Ranker Video
Rachel Hunter, John Ritter, Eric Roberts Tripfall is a 2000 thriller film with Eric Roberts, John Ritter, Rachel Hunter, Michael Raynor and Katy Boyer. The film was directed by Serge Rodnunsky, who wrote the script for the film. The ...more

40
9 7
Ranker Video
Bette Davis, Eric Roberts, Geraldine Fitzgerald Watch on the Rhine is a 1943 American film drama directed by Herman Shumlin, starring Bette Davis. The screenplay by Dashiell Hammett is based on the 1941 play of the same title by Lillian

41
8 6
Ranker Video
Judd Nelson, Eric Roberts, Danny Masterson Strange Frequency is a 2001 film directed by Mary Lambert and Bryan Spicer.

42
7 5
Ranker Video
Tom Sizemore, Cheech Marin, Eric Roberts Rude Awakening is a 1989 comedy film directed by David Greenwalt and Aaron Russo.

43
7 5
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, Cary Elwes, Sarah Wynter Race Against Time is a 2000 action, crime and drama television film written by Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, and directed by Geoff Murphy.

44
6 4
My Date with Drew is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Eric Roberts Movies
My Date with Drew My Date with Drew is a 2004 independent documentary film starring and directed by Brian Herzlinger. The film heavily utilizes guerrilla filmmaking and received numerous awards for this.

45
6 4
Ranker Video
Jennifer Tilly, Eric Roberts, Missi Pyle The Civilization of Maxwell Bright is a 2005 romance film starring Patrick Warburton, Marie Matiko, Eric Roberts, Leland Crooke and Jennifer Tilly that has seen success on the arthouse movie ...more

46
6 4
Ranker Video
Jennifer Tilly, Natasha Lyonne, Crispin Glover Fast Sofa is a 2001 film directed by Salomé Breziner.

47
6 4
Ranker Video
Erika Eleniak, Dean Cain, Eric Roberts Breakaway is a 2002 action/drama film written and directed by Charles Robert Carner

48
5 3
Ranker Video
Tia Carrere, Daryl Hannah, Roy Scheider Dark Honeymoon is a 2008 thriller film, starring Lindy Booth, Nick Cornish, Tia Carrere, Daryl Hannah, Roy Scheider and Eric Roberts. It was directed by David O'Malley and released ...more

49
5 3
Ranker Video
Ron Jeremy, Sunny Lane, Eric Roberts Chillerama is a 2011 horror comedy anthology film consisting of four stories that take place at a drive-in theater playing monster movies. Each segment is a homage to a different genre and ...more

50
5 3
Ranker Video
Eric Roberts, Roger Corman, Shandi Finnessey Sharktopus is a 2010 SyFy original horror/science fiction film produced by Roger Corman, directed by Declan O'Brien, and starring Eric Roberts.