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The Best Fred Ward Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 822 votes 116 voters 10.5k views60 items

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

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

Everything from Escape from Alcatraz to Masked and Anonymous is included on this list.

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

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    Sweet Home Alabama

    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey
    Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. A young...  more

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    Tremors

    Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire
    Tremors is a 1990 American western monster film directed by Ron Underwood, written by Brent...  more

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    Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

    Anthony Hopkins, Kate Mulgrew
    Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, also released as Remo: Unarmed and Dangerous, is a 1985...  more

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    Escape from Alcatraz

    Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover
    Escape from Alcatraz is a 1979 American prison film, directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint...  more

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    The Right Stuff

    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris
    The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling...  more

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    Big Business

    Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin
    Big Business is a 1988 American comedy film farce starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. The...  more
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    Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult

    O. J. Simpson, Raquel Welch
    Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult is a 1994 comedy film, the third and final film in the Naked...  more

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    Feast of Love

    Morgan Freeman, Stana Katic
    Feast of Love is a 2007 American drama film directed by Robert Benton, starring Morgan...  more
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    Armored

    Laurence Fishburne, Matt Dillon
    Armored is a 2009 American crime thriller film directed by Nimród Antal, written by first-time...  more
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    Dangerous Beauty

    Naomi Watts, Jacqueline Bissett
    Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz...  more
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    The Crow: Salvation

    Kirsten Dunst, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
    The Crow: Salvation is a 2000 American supernatural action film directed by Bharat Nalluri....  more
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    Tremors 2: Aftershocks

    Fred Ward, Michael Gross
    Tremors II: Aftershocks is a 1996 direct-to-video sequel to Tremors, in which the character of...  more

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    Uncommon Valor

    Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze
    Uncommon Valor is a 1983 action film written by Joe Gayton and directed by Ted Kotcheff, about...  more

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    Full Disclosure

    Christopher Plummer, Virginia Madsen
    Full Disclosure is a 2001 thriller film starring Fred Ward, Christopher Plummer, Rachel...  more
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    Cast a Deadly Spell

    Julianne Moore, Clancy Brown
    Cast a Deadly Spell is a horror/detective HBO movie with Fred Ward, Julianne Moore, David...  more
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    30 Minutes or Less

    Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari
    30 Minutes or Less is a 2011 American action comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer starring...  more

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    Miami Blues

    Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Miami Blues is a 1990 action-crime-thriller-film based on the novel of the same name by...  more
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    10.5

    Kaley Cuoco, Kim Delaney
    10.5 is a 2004 disaster film directed by John Lafia which aired as a television miniseries in...  more
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    Masked and Anonymous

    Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan
    Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Larry Charles. The film was...  more
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    Chain Reaction

    Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz
    Chain Reaction is a 1996 American action film directed by Andrew Davis, starring Keanu Reeves,...  more
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    Silkwood

    Meryl Streep, Cher
    Silkwood is a 1983 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Nora Ephron...  more

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    Corky Romano

    Zach Galifianakis, Peter Falk
    Corky Romano is a 2001 American comedy film starring former Saturday Night Live cast member...  more
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    Circus

    Famke Janssen, Eddie Izzard
    Circus is a 2000 British crime thriller movie directed by Rob Walker and written by David...  more
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    Two Small Bodies

    Fred Ward, Suzy Amis
    Two Small Bodies is a 1993 thriller starring Fred Ward and Suzy Amis. It was directed by Beth...  more
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    Farewell

    Willem Dafoe, David Soul
    Farewell is a 2009 French film directed by Christian Carion, starring Guillaume Canet and Emir...  more