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

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

This list includes The Principal, Freejack and more films.

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Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett, Jr. The Principal is a 1987 crime thriller action film starring James Belushi and Louis Gossett, Jr. It was written by Frank Deese and directed by Christopher Cain. It was filmed in Oakland, ...more

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Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Ethan Hawke Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American-British comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater. The screenplay was written by Linklater and Eric Schlosser, loosely based on the latter's bestselling ...more

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Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Danny Trejo La Linea is a 2009 action-crime film directed by James Cotten. La Linea features an ensemble cast that includes Ray Liotta, Armand Assante, Valerie Cruz, Esai Morales, and Andy García.

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Sean Penn, Ally Sheedy, Clancy Brown Bad Boys is a 1983 crime drama film written by Richard Di Lello and directed by Rick Rosenthal.

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Lou Diamond Phillips, Joe Pantoliano, Brian Setzer La Bamba is a 1987 American biographical film written and directed by Luis Valdez that follows the life and career of Chicano rock 'n' roll star Ritchie Valens. The film stars Lou Diamond ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo 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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Jennifer Lopez, Mary Steenburgen, Constance Marie My Family is a 1995 independent American drama film directed by Gregory Nava, written by Nava and Anna Thomas, and starring Jimmy Smits, Edward James Olmos, and Esai Morales. The film depicts ...more

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Mena Suvari, Rob Lowe, Kristin Davis Atomic Train is a 1999 action-thriller film about an accidental nuclear explosion destroying the city of Denver. It was originally broadcast as a television film on NBC as a two-part

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Joe Mantegna, Edward James Olmos, Clifton Collins The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit is a 1998 film set in East Los Angeles directed by Stuart Gordon, written by Ray Bradbury and starring Edward James Olmos, Joe Mantegna, Esai Morales, Clifton ...more

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Sandrine Holt, Cliff Curtis, Esai Morales Rapa-Nui is a 1994 film directed by Kevin Reynolds and coproduced by Kevin Costner, who starred in Reynolds's previous film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. The plot is based on Rapanui legends ...more

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Mena Suvari, Bob Hoskins, Ron Jeremy American Virgin is a film directed by Jean-Pierre Marois that follows a young woman, Katrina Bartalotti, the daughter of an adult film director, who agrees to lose her virginity onscreen to ...more

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Regina Hall, Cam'ron, Angie Martinez Paid in Full is a 2002 American crime drama film that was produced by Roc-A-Fella Films and directed by Charles Stone III. It takes place in Harlem just before the Crack Epidemic that hit during ...more

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Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos, Giancarlo Giannini The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca is a 1997 Spanish-American drama-biographical film directed by Marcos Zurinaga. It is based on a book by Ian Gibson about the life and murder of Spanish poet ...more

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The Burning Season is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Esai Morales Movies
The Burning Season Edward James Olmos, Sônia Braga, Luis Guzmán The Burning Season is a 1994 television movie directed by John Frankenheimer. The film chronicles Chico Mendes' fight to protect the rainforest. This was the last film released in Raúl ...more

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Ving Rhames, Simon Rex, Esai Morales A young drug dealer sells his soul to the devil in order to become the #1 seller on the block.

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Malcolm McDowell, Michael Ironside, Esai Morales

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Brendan Fraser, Andy Dick, Pauly Shore In the Army Now is a 1994 American war comedy film directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr. and starring Pauly Shore, Andy Dick, David Alan Grier, Esai Morales, and Lori Petty. The film earned $28,881,266 ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jon Stewart, Elijah Wood The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina is a 2002 direct-to-video animated film directed by Glenn Chaika. Produced by Hyperion Animation and Miramax Films, the film was distributed by Buena ...more

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Heather Graham, Balthazar Getty, Alexis Arquette Don't Do It! is a 1994 romantic comedy film written and directed by Eugene Hess.

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Matthew McConaughey, Alfred Molina, Rubén Blades Scorpion Spring is a 1996 Crime and Thriller film written and directed by Brian Cox.

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Ultraviolet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Esai Morales Movies
Ultraviolet Esai Morales Ultraviolet is a 1992 action-thriller film directed by Mark Griffiths.

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Company Town Jennifer Lawrence, Esai Morales Company Town is a 2006 drama TV movie written by Elwood Reid and directed by Thomas Carter.

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Dog Watch Sam Elliott, Paul Sorvino, Jessica Steen Dog Watch was a direct-to-video film released in 1996.

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American Fusion Pat Morita, Fabio Lanzoni, Randall Park American Fusion is a 2005 romantic comedy film written by Frank Lin and Randall Park and directed by Frank Lin.

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Judy Reyes, Esai Morales, Franky G Gun Hill Road is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green. "An official selection of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Gun Hill Road is a tense and complex family ...more

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Amazon Esai Morales Amazon is a 1990 film directed by Mika Kaurismaki.

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Lives of the Saints is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Esai Morales Movies
Lives of the Saints Meg Ryan, Kat Dennings, 50 Cent Lives of the Saints is a 2012 drama film directed by Chris Rossi.

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Madonna, Steve Buscemi, Matt Dillon Bloodhounds of Broadway is a 1989 film based on four Damon Runyon stories. It was directed by Howard Brookner and starred Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Anita Morris, Julie Hagerty, Rutger Hauer, ...more

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A Family in Crisis: The Elian ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Esai Morales Movies
A Family in Crisis: The Elian Gonzales Story Laura Harring, Jon Huertas, Esai Morales A Family in Crisis: The Elian Gonzales Story is a 2000 drama film written by Dennis Turner and directed by Christopher Leitch.

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The Waiter David Schwimmer, Esai Morales

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Forty Deuce Kevin Bacon, Orson Bean, Esai Morales Forty Deuce is a 1982 American drama film directed by Paul Morrissey. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival.

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Vincent D'Onofrio, Mathilda May, Fernando Rey Naked Tango is a 1991 film written and directed by Leonard Schrader. It starred Vincent D'Onofrio, Mathilda May, Esai Morales and Fernando Rey.

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Blood on the Border is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Esai Morales Movies
Blood on the Border Martin Landau, Esai Morales, James Russo Blood on the Border is a film in pre-production written by Randy Arrington, Jenna Stone and Gary Van Haas and also directed by Jenna Stone.

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The Virgin of Juarez Minnie Driver, Ana Claudia Talancón, Joanna Cassidy The Virgin of Juarez is a 2006 crime-drama film directed by Kevin James Dobson.

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Deadlocked: Escape from Zone 14 Esai Morales Deadlocked: Escape from Zone 14 is a film directed by Graeme Campbell released on May 9, 1995.

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Sean Hannity, Samantha Mathis, Teller Atlas Shrugged: Part II is a film based on the novel Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. It is the second installment in the Atlas Shrugged film series and the first sequel to the 2011 film Atlas ...more

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Seattle Superstorm Esai Morales, Michelle Harrison, MacKenzie Porter Seattle Superstorm is a 2011 sci-fi film written by David Ray and directed by Jason Bourque.

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Ron Perlman, Jason Alexander, Kimberly Williams-Paisley Three relationships turn sour during dinner at a popular eatery: A self-proclaimed dating expert persuades his friend, who lost his young wife three years earlier, to go out on a date, which ...more

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Britt Robertson, Zosia Mamet, Matt Walsh Cherry is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Jeffrey Fine.

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Once Upon a Wedding Charlotte Ayanna, Esai Morales, A Martinez

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Circle of Deceit Janine Turner, Esai Morales Circle of Deceit is a 1998 TV film directed by Alan Metzger.