film The Best Eric Stoltz Movies  

Reference
611 votes 96 voters 11.7k views 60 items

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

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

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

List features Code Name: Emerald, Surf II and more.

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

Is Eric Stoltz your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best James Spader and Matthew Broderick films lists too.

list ordered by

1
51 2
Ranker Video
Some Kind of Wonderful Lea Thompson, Candace Cameron-Bure, Mary Stuart Masterson Some Kind of Wonderful is a 1987 American romance film starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Lea Thompson. It is one of the several successful teen dramas written by John Hughes in ...more

2
39 4
Ranker Video
Mask Cher, Laura Dern, Sam Elliott Mask is a 1985 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Cher, Sam Elliott, and Eric Stoltz. Dennis Burkley and Laura Dern are featured in supporting roles. Cher received the ...more

3
20 1
Ranker Video
Memphis Belle John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick. The film featured an all-star cast with Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and Harry Connick Jr. in leading ...more

4
26 7
Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eric Stoltz Movies
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, from a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary. The film is known for its eclectic dialogue, ironic ...more

5
18 4
Ranker Video
Say Anything... John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack Say Anything... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. In 2002, Entertainment Weekly ranked Say Anything... as the greatest ...more

6
18 5
Ranker Video
Little Women Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film ...more

7
14 2
Ranker Video
Singles Paul Giamatti, Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell Singles is a 1992 American romantic comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film stars Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, and Matt Dillon.

8
18 7
Ranker Video
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more

9
12 4
Ranker Video
The Prophecy Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen The Prophecy is a 1995 American fantasy horror-thriller film starring Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz, and Viggo Mortensen. It was written and directed by Gregory ...more

10
12 4
Ranker Video
2 Days in the Valley Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher, James Spader 2 Days in the Valley is a 1996 film directed by John Herzfeld that revolves around the events over 48 hours in the lives of a group of people who are drawn together by a murder.

11
13 5
Ranker Video
Fluke Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman, Nancy Travis Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the title character with supporting roles featuring Eric Stoltz, Nancy Travis, Max Pomeranc, Bill Cobbs, ...more

12
9 2
Ranker Video
The Fly II Jeff Goldblum, Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga The Fly II is a 1989 science fiction horror film starring Eric Stoltz and Daphne Zuniga. It was directed by Chris Walas as a sequel to the 1986 Academy Award-winning film The Fly, itself a ...more

20 Pictures of Young James Spader

13
9 2
Ranker Video
Kicking and Screaming Parker Posey, Elliott Gould, Eric Stoltz Kicking and Screaming is a 1995 film by Noah Baumbach about a group of college graduates who refuse to move on with their lives, each in his own peculiar way. The film stars Josh Hamilton, Chris ...more

14
11 4
Ranker Video
The Butterfly Effect Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Logan Lerman The Butterfly Effect is a 2004 American psychological thriller film that was written and directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber, starring Ashton Kutcher and Amy Smart. The title refers to ...more

15
12 5
Ranker Video
Rob Roy Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th-century Scottish clan chief who battles with an unscrupulous nobleman in the ...more

16
6 1
Ranker Video
Lionheart Gabriel Byrne, Eric Stoltz, Dexter Fletcher Lionheart is a 1987 adventure film directed by Academy Award-winner Franklin J. Schaffner. The film is produced by Talia Shire and Stanley O'Toole. Shire's brother, Francis Ford Coppola, ...more

17
9 4
Ranker Video
Killing Zoe Ron Jeremy, Djimon Hounsou, Julie Delpy Killing Zoe is a 1994 American-French crime film written and directed by Roger Avary and starring Eric Stoltz, Jean-Hugues Anglade, and Julie Delpy. The story details a safe cracker named Zed ...more

Best Chadwick Boseman Movies

18
6 1
Ranker Video
Don't Look Back Billy Bob Thornton, Eric Stoltz, Dwight Yoakam Don't Look Back is a made-for-HBO action movie/thriller directed by Geoff Murphy starring Eric Stoltz, John Corbett, Josh Hamilton and Billy Bob Thornton. It's the story of Jesse Parish, a ...more

19
8 4
Ranker Video
The Rules of Attraction Jessica Biel, Kate Bosworth, Ian Somerhalder The Rules of Attraction is a 2002 black comedy film written and directed by Roger Avary, based on the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis. It stars James van der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, ...more

20
5 1
Ranker Video
Grace of My Heart Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda, Peter Fonda Grace of My Heart is a 1996 film written and directed by Allison Anders, set in the pop music world, starting in New York's Brill Building early 1960s era, weaving through the California Sound ...more

21
5 1
Ranker Video
Sister, Sister Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Judith Ivey Sister, Sister is a 1987 American Southern Gothic thriller film directed and co-written by Bill Condon. The film stars Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Judith Ivey.

22
5 1
Ranker Video
Keys to Tulsa Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore, James Spader Keys to Tulsa is a 1997 film directed by Leslie Greif, and starring Eric Stoltz and James Spader. It is based on the novel of the same name by Brian Fair Berkey.

The Best 14A Science Fiction Movies

23
8 5
Ranker Video
Anaconda Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Owen Wilson Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer and Jonathan Hyde. It centers on a film ...more

24
6 3
Ranker Video
The House of Mirth Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Laura Linney The House of Mirth is a 2000 film drama version of Edith Wharton's 1905 novel The House of Mirth. The film was written and directed by Terence Davies and stars Gillian Anderson.

25
7 5
Ranker Video
The Wild Life Lea Thompson, Randy Quaid, Rick Moranis The Wild Life is a 1984 comedy-drama film, written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Art Linson. The film is only available on VHS and Laserdisc in pan and scan with stereo analog tracks. No DVD ...more

26
6 4
Ranker Video
The Honeymooners Gabrielle Union, John Leguizamo, Regina Hall The Honeymooners is a 2005 family comedy film directed by John Schultz. Unlike the original television series of the same name, this version stars an African American cast featuring Cedric the ...more

27
6 4
Ranker Video
Sleep with Me Quentin Tarantino, Parker Posey, Joey Lauren Adams Sleep With Me is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Rory Kelly and starring Meg Tilly, Eric Stoltz and Craig Sheffer, who play good friends that become involved in a love triangle, ...more

The Best Movies That Were Originally Panned by Critics

28
5 3
Ranker Video
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town Jane Krakowski, Sean Astin, Jonathan Lipnicki When Zachary Beaver Came to Town is a 2003 comedy-drama film starring Jonathan Lipnicki and Cody Linley. It was adapted from a National Book Award-winning children's novel of the same name by ...more

29
5 3
Ranker Video
Harvard Man Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ray Allen, Rebecca Gayheart Harvard Man is a 2001 crime comedy-drama thriller film written and directed by James Toback, and starring Adrian Grenier, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Joey Lauren Adams, Eric Stoltz, and Rebecca

30
4 2
Ranker Video
A Murder of Crows Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger, Mark Pellegrino A Murder of Crows is a 1998 thriller film directed by Rowdy Herrington and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Tom Berenger.

31
4 2
Ranker Video
Conceiving Ada Tilda Swinton, Karen Black, Timothy Leary Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea of a ...more

32
3 1
Ranker Video
Hi-Life Daryl Hannah, Eric Stoltz, Charles Durning Hi-Life is a 1998 romantic comedy film written and directed by Roger Hedden.

The Best NC-17 Indie Movies

33
6 5
Ranker Video
The Triangle Michael E. Rodgers, Eric Stoltz, John Sloan The Triangle is a three-part US-British-German science fiction miniseries concerning the Bermuda Triangle, which first aired on Sci-Fi Channel in the US December 5–7, 2005. It was written by ...more

34
4 3
Ranker Video
The New Kids James Spader, Lori Loughlin, Eric Stoltz The New Kids is a 1985 American thriller film, directed by Sean S. Cunningham and starring Shannon Presby and Lori Loughlin. The film was released on January 18, 1985, in the US by Columbia ...more

35
4 3
Ranker Video
Childstar Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz, Dave Foley Childstar is a 2004 comedy film directed and written by Don McKellar. It was screened at several film festivals between September 2004 and July 2005.

36
4 4
Ranker Video
Naked in New York Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner, Mary-Louise Parker Naked in New York is a 1993 romantic comedy film starring Eric Stoltz, Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Jill Clayburgh, Tony Curtis, Timothy Dalton, and Kathleen Turner, and featuring multiple ...more

37
4 4
Ranker Video
Blackout Effect Eric Stoltz, Leslie Hope, Charles Martin Smith Blackout Effect is a 1998 made-for-television disaster/thriller film. Blackout Effect was originally broadcast on NBC on January 4, 1998.

What Would You Grab in a Fire?

38
3 3
Ranker Video
Money Christopher Plummer, Eric Stoltz, Abraham Murphy Money is a 1991 drama film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern.

39
3 3
Ranker Video
Fort McCoy Lyndsy Fonseca, Eric Stoltz, Matthew Lawrence Fort McCoy is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Kate Connor.

40
2 2
Ranker Video
Bodies, Rest & Motion Tim Roth, Alicia Witt, Bridget Fonda Bodies, Rest & Motion is a 1993 American drama film written by Roger Hedden based on his play, and directed by Michael Steinberg. The film stars Phoebe Cates, Bridget Fonda, Tim Roth, and ...more

41
2 2
Ranker Video
Happy Hour Robert Vaughn, Eric Stoltz, Sandrine Holt Happy Hour is a 2003 comedic drama film written by Mike Bencivenga and Richard Levine and directed by Mike Bencivenga.

42
2 2
Ranker Video
Haunted Summer Laura Dern, Eric Stoltz, Alice Krige Haunted Summer is a 1988 drama film directed by Ivan Passer. It stars Philip Anglim as Lord Byron, Eric Stoltz as Percy Shelley, Alice Krige as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, Alex Winter as Dr. ...more

The Best Andrew McCarthy Movies

43
2 2
Ranker Video
Running Hot Eric Stoltz, Richard Bradford, Stuart Margolin Running Hot is a 1984 crime drama film written and directed by Mark Griffiths.

44
2 2
Ranker Video
Surf II Eric Stoltz, Ruth Buzzi, Cleavon Little Surf II is a 1984 American independent comedy film written and directed by Randall M. Badat and starring Eddie Deezen, Linda Kerridge, Eric Stoltz, Jeffrey Rogers and Peter Isacksen. The plot ...more

45
1 1
Ranker Video
Inside Louis Gossett, Jr., Eric Stoltz Inside is a 1996 cable television film directed by Arthur Penn based on a script by Bima Stagg. The film was shot in Johannesburg, South Africa and premiered in the USA on Showtime on 25 August ...more

46
1 1
Caprica is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Eric Stoltz Movies
Caprica Caprica is an American science fiction drama television series. A spin-off prequel of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica taking place 58 years before the cataclysmic destruction of the ...more

47
1 1
Ranker Video
Sparks Carla Gugino, Eric Stoltz, Xander Berkeley Sparks is a 2009 short drama film written by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Elmore Leonard and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

48
1 1
Ranker Video
Hollywood Palms Paget Brewster, Eric Stoltz, Kristin Bauer van Straten

49
4 5
Ranker Video
The Passion of Ayn Rand Helen Mirren, Peter Fonda, Julie Delpy The Passion of Ayn Rand is a 1999 film directed by Christopher Menaul. It is based on the book of the same title by Barbara Branden. The screenplay is written by Howard Korder and Mary ...more

50
2 3
Ranker Video
Things Behind the Sun Don Cheadle, Rosanna Arquette, Kim Dickens Things Behind the Sun is a 2001 film starring Kim Dickens and Gabriel Mann and directed by Allison Anders. Its title is taken from a song by Nick Drake.