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The Best Eric Stoltz Movies

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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.

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  • Some Kind of Wonderful1
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    Some Kind of Wonderful

    Lea Thompson, Candace Cameron-Bure

    Released1987

    Directed byHoward Deutch

    Some Kind of Wonderful is a 1987 American romance film starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart...  more

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    #684 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#297 of 781 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • Mask2
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    Mask

    Cher, Laura Dern

    Released1985

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Mask is a 1985 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Cher, Sam Elliott,...  more
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    #557 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#171 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

  • The Prophecy3
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    The Prophecy

    Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken

    Released1995

    Directed byGregory Widen

    The Prophecy is a 1995 American fantasy horror-thriller film starring Christopher Walken,...  more

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  • Memphis Belle4
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    Memphis Belle

    John Lithgow, Sean Astin

    Released1990

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

    Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick. The...  more

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  • Kicking and Screaming5
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    Kicking and Screaming

    Parker Posey, Elliott Gould

    Released1995

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

    Kicking and Screaming is a 1995 film by Noah Baumbach about a group of college graduates who...  more

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  • Fluke6
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    Fluke

    Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman

    Released1995

    Directed byCarlo Carlei

    Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the...  more

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    #79 of 96 The Greatest Dog Movies Of All Time#60 of 117 The Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies, Ranked List

  • The Rules of Attraction7
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    The Rules of Attraction

    Jessica Biel, Kate Bosworth

    Released2002

    Directed byRoger Avary

    The Rules of Attraction is a 2002 black comedy film written and directed by Roger Avary, based...  more

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    #113 of 204 The Best Drug Movies of All Time#15 of 16 The Most Misleading Movie Trailers

  • Pulp Fiction8
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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1994

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob...  more

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  • Say Anything...9
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    Say Anything...

    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

    Released1989

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Say Anything... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron...  more

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    #29 of 126 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time#31 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time

  • 2 Days in the Valley10
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    2 Days in the Valley

    Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Herzfeld

    2 Days in the Valley is a 1996 film directed by John Herzfeld that revolves around the events...  more
  • The Fly II11
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    The Fly II

    Jeff Goldblum, Eric Stoltz

    Released1989

    Directed byChris Walas

    The Fly II is a 1989 science fiction horror film starring Eric Stoltz and Daphne Zuniga. It...  more

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    #552 of 722 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#86 of 136 The Scariest Animal Horror Movies Ever Made

  • Singles12
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    Singles

    Paul Giamatti, Eddie Vedder

    Released1992

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Singles is a 1992 American romantic comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron...  more

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  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High13
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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

    Released1982

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by...  more

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  • The Wild Life14
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    The Wild Life

    Lea Thompson, Randy Quaid

    Released1984

    Directed byArt Linson

    The Wild Life is a 1984 comedy-drama film, written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Art...  more

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  • Don't Look Back15
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    Don't Look Back

    Billy Bob Thornton, Eric Stoltz

    Released1996

    Directed byGeoff Murphy

    Don't Look Back is a made-for-HBO action movie/thriller directed by Geoff Murphy starring Eric...  more
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  • The Butterfly Effect16
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    The Butterfly Effect

    Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart

    Released2004

    Directed byJ. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress

    The Butterfly Effect is a 2004 American psychological thriller film that was written and...  more

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    #46 of 230 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#324 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

  • Anaconda17
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    Anaconda

    Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube

    Released1997

    Directed byLuis Llosa

    Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice...  more

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  • Keys to Tulsa18
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    Keys to Tulsa

    Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore

    Released1996

    Directed byLeslie Greif

    Keys to Tulsa is a 1997 film directed by Leslie Greif, and starring Eric Stoltz and James...  more
  • Sister, Sister19
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    Sister, Sister

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eric Stoltz

    Released1987

    Directed byBill Condon

    Sister, Sister is a 1987 American Southern Gothic thriller film directed and co-written by...  more
  • Grace of My Heart20
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    Grace of My Heart

    Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda

    Released1996

    Directed byAllison Anders

    Grace of My Heart is a 1996 film written and directed by Allison Anders, set in the pop music...  more
  • Little Women21
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    Little Women

    Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale

    Released1994

    Directed byGillian Armstrong

    Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by...  more

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  • The Honeymooners22
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    The Honeymooners

    Gabrielle Union, John Leguizamo

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Schultz

    The Honeymooners is a 2005 family comedy film directed by John Schultz. Unlike the original...  more

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  • Sleep with Me23
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    Sleep with Me

    Quentin Tarantino, Parker Posey

    Released1994

    Directed byRory Kelly

    Sleep With Me is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Rory Kelly and starring Meg...  more
  • Killing Zoe24
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    Killing Zoe

    Ron Jeremy, Djimon Hounsou

    Released1993

    Directed byRoger Avary

    Killing Zoe is a 1994 American-French crime film written and directed by Roger Avary and...  more
  • Harvard Man25
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    Harvard Man

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ray Allen

    Released2002

    Directed byJames Toback

    Harvard Man is a 2001 crime comedy-drama thriller film written and directed by James Toback,...  more