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

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

This list is made up of films like Training Day and Brooklyn's Finest.

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

Natalie Portman and Frank Marshall have both worked with Ethan Hawke over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Ethan Hawke, then check out our lists of the best Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Dern movies as well.

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Gattaca Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke

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Before Sunrise Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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Dead Poets Society Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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Before Sunset Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff

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Boyhood Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane

69 22
Training Day is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies
Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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White Fang Ethan Hawke, James Remar, Bill Moseley

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Tape Uma Thurman, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard

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Great Expectations Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Ethan Hawke

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Sinister Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Fred Thompson

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Assault on Precinct 13 Maria Bello, Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne

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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Reality Bites Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller

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Alive John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas

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The Hottest State Michelle Williams, Alexandra Daddario, Ethan Hawke

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Dad Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon

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Daybreakers Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill

17 7
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Brooklyn's Finest Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle

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Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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Waking Life Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Steven Soderbergh

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Snow Falling on Cedars Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, James Cromwell

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Explorers Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, James Cromwell

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The Woman in the Fifth Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig

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Hamlet Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles

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New York, I Love You Natalie Portman, Blake Lively, Christina Ricci

10 6
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What Doesn't Kill You Amanda Peet, Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke

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The Newton Boys Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson

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A Midnight Clear Ethan Hawke, Gary Sinise, Peter Berg

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Quiz Show Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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Staten Island Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Julianne Nicholson

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Total Recall Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell

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Fast Food Nation Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Ethan Hawke

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Chelsea Walls Uma Thurman, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Hawke

5 3
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Waterland Lena Headey, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Irons

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The Jimmy Show Carla Gugino, Ethan Hawke, Frank Whaley

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Rich in Love Ethan Hawke, Alfre Woodard, Albert Finney

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Joe the King Kate Mara, Val Kilmer, Ethan Hawke

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White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf Ethan Hawke, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Lewis

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One Last Thing... Ethan Hawke, Gina Gershon, Cynthia Nixon

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Search and Destroy Christopher Walken, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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The Velocity of Gary Salma Hayek, Ethan Hawke, Thomas Jane

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Floundering Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi, John Cusack

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Shoedog is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ethan Hawke Movies
Shoedog Heather Graham, Sean Combs, Ethan Hawke

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Getaway Selena Gomez, Ethan Hawke, Jon Voight

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Mystery Date Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo, B. D. Wong

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Lion's Den Ethan Hawke, Dylan Kussman, Brandon Boyce