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The Best Gary Sinise Movies

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

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

List ranges from My Name Is Bill W. to Path to War, plus much more.

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

Gary Sinise has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ron Howard and Brian De Palma. Movie fans who love Gary Sinise have also been known to enjoy films starring Christopher Lloyd and Brian Dennehy.

  • 1

    Forrest Gump

    Tom Hanks, Sally Field
    81
    16

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright,  ...more

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  • 2
    Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton
    57
    7

    Released1995

    Directed byRon Howard

    Runtime140

    AdvisoriesAdult Language

    PremieredJune 30, 1995

    This Hollywood drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) find everything going according  ...more

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  • 3

    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, David Morse
    50
    18

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    Runtime189

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Adult Situations, Violence

    PremieredDecember 10, 1999

    Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) walked the mile with a variety of cons. He had never encountered someone like John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), a massive black man convicted of brutally killing a pair  ...more

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  • 4

    Snake Eyes

    Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise
    44
    15

    Released1998

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Runtime99

    AdvisoriesViolence

    PremieredJuly 30, 1998

    Detective Rick Santoro (Nicolas Cage) has never played by the rules. When he attends a high-profile boxing match with his friend Navy Cmdr. Kevin Dunne (Gary Sinise), as well as Defense Secretary  ...more

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  • 5

    Mission to Mars

    Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins
    56
    34

    Released2000

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Runtime112

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Violence

    PremieredMarch 6, 2000

    The first manned mission to Mars in 2020 ends in disaster when three of the crew are seemingly killed and the fourth, Luke Graham (Don Cheadle), is stranded with no way to contact Earth. Jim  ...more
  • 6

    Impostor

    Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe
    26
    5

    Released2001

    Directed byGary Fleder

    Runtime95

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Adult Situations, Violence

    PremieredJanuary 4, 2002

    Spencer Olham (Gary Sinise) had a perfect life: a loving family and a beautiful wife (Madeleine Stowe). On Tuesday evening he went to bed an acclaimed and well-respected scientist. On Wednesday  ...more

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  • 7

    Of Mice and Men

    John Malkovich, Gary Sinise
    37
    25

    Released1992

    Directed byGary Sinise

    Runtime110

    AdvisoriesAdult Situations, Rape, Violence

    PremieredOctober 2, 1992

    Itinerant worker George (Gary Sinise) reflects on the time he spent traveling with Lennie (John Malkovich), a huge childlike man. The two men drift through California during the Great Depression,  ...more

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  • 8

    Open Season

    Nika Futterman
    31
    19

    Released2006

    Directed byJill Culton, Anthony Stacchi, Roger Allers

    Runtime87

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Adult Situations

    PremieredSeptember 29, 2006

    Boog (Martin Lawrence), a 900-pound grizzly bear, is content entertaining tourists and living in park ranger Beth's (Debra Messing) barn. His life takes a drastic turn when he rescues a one-horned  ...more
  • 9

    The Big Bounce

    Owen Wilson, Morgan Freeman
    17
    10

    Released2004

    Directed byGeorge Armitage

    Runtime89

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Adult Situations, Nudity, Violence

    PremieredJanuary 29, 2004

    Beach bum and petty criminal Jack Ryan (Owen Wilson) gets into a fight while working at a construction site owned by corrupt developer Ray Ritchie (Gary Sinise). The cops want him out of Hawaii, but
  • 10

    Reindeer Games

    Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck
    13
    6

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    Reindeer Games is a 2000 action film film, directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, and Charlize Theron. It was Frankenheimer's final theatrically released film and  ...more

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  • 11

    Truman

    Gary Sinise, Tony Goldwyn
    21
    18

    Released1995

    Directed byFrank Pierson

    Truman is a 1995 HBO movie based on David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Truman. Starring Gary Sinise as Harry S. Truman, the film centers on Truman's rise to the presidency from humble  ...more
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  • 12
    Ethan Hawke, Peter Berg
    14
    10

    Released1992

    Directed byKeith Gordon

    Runtime107

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Violence

    In the winter of 1944, American soldiers led by Will Knott (Ethan Hawke) are assigned to capture a small squad of German soldiers posted in France's Ardennes forest. Tired of war, the Americans have  ...more

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  • 13

    It's the Rage

    Anna Paquin, January Jones
    15
    12

    Released2000

    Directed byJames D. Stern

    It's the Rage is a 1999 film version of Keith Reddin's play "The Alarmist" about three interconnected stories and how handguns affect each of the nine people involved. The film is James D. Stern's  ...more
  • 14

    Jack the Bear

    Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller
    15
    12

    Released1991

    Directed byMarshall Herskovitz

    Runtime98

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Adult Situations, Mild Violence

    A single father, John Leary (Danny DeVito), struggles to raise his two young boys, Jack (Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.) and Dylan (Miko Hughes), after his wife (Andrea Marcovicci) is killed in a car  ...more

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  • 15

    Path to War

    Michael Gambon, Donald Sutherland
    16
    14

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    Runtime165

    AdvisoriesAdult Situations

    PremieredMay 18, 2002

    This film is a dramatization of the decision-making behind the Johnson administration's escalation of the Vietnam War in the mid 1960s. As Lyndon Johnson (Michael Gambon) agonizes over sending more  ...more
  • 16

    George Wallace

    Angelina Jolie, Gary Sinise
    14
    12

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare  ...more
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  • 17

    I Still Believe

    KJ Apa, Britt Robertson
    4
    0

    Released2020

    Directed byAndrew Erwin, John Erwin

    I Still Believe is 2020 Christian biographical drama film directed by the Erwin Brothers and based on the memoir of singer-songwriter Jeremy Camp and his first wife, Melissa Lynn Henning-Camp. It  ...more
  • 18

    The Stand

    Stephen King, Rob Lowe
    25
    28

    Released1994

    Directed byMick Garris

    The Stand (ABC, 1994) is an American horror miniseries directed by Mick Garris, and based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. The remaining survivors after a deadly plague split into two  ...more
  • 19
    Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway
    11
    10

    Released1996

    Directed byKevin Spacey

    Runtime97

    AdvisoriesAdult Language, Adult Situations, Violence

    PremieredJanuary 17, 1997

    When a robbery in New Orleans ends in disaster, the mercurial burglar Dova (Matt Dillon) escapes with his cohorts to a seedy, nearby bar. Capturing all those inside, the criminals trade barbs with  ...more
  • 20

    The Quick and the Dead

    Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman
    16
    18

    Released1995

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Runtime105

    AdvisoriesAdult Situations, Violence

    PremieredFebruary 10, 1995

    A mysterious woman gunslinger, Ellen (Sharon Stone), saunters into the town of Redemption looking for revenge. Her father was killed by the town's sadistic mayor, Herod (Gene Hackman), who is in the  ...more

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  • 21

    That Championship Season

    Gary Sinise, Vincent D'Onofrio
    7
    6

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Sorvino

    That Championship Season is a 1999 television film about a four members of a championship high school basketball team, along with their coach, that reunite 20 years later. The film is based on Jason  ...more
  • 22

    Sgt. Will Gardner

    Max Martini, Dermot Mulroney
    2
    0

    Released2019

    Directed byMax Martini

    Sgt. Will Gardner is a 2019 American film directed by Max Martini. Disabled Iraq War Veteran, Will Gardner (Max Martini) goes on a cross-country motorcycle journey to reassemble his life and his  ...more
  • 23

    The Human Stain

    Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington
    9
    10

    Released2003

    Directed byRobert Benton

    The Human Stain is a 2003 American drama film directed by Robert Benton. The screenplay by Nicholas Meyer is based on the 2000 novel of the same name by Philip Roth. The film stars Anthony Hopkins  ...more
  • 24

    My Name Is Bill W.

    James Woods, JoBeth Williams
    7
    8

    Released1989

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

    Runtime96

    This film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson (James Woods), a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune  ...more
  • 25

    Bruno

    Alex D. Linz, Shirley MacLaine
    8
    10

    Released2000

    Directed byShirley MacLaine

    Runtime108

    AdvisoriesAdult Language

    Bruno (Alex D. Linz) is sufficiently smarter and stranger than the other kids in his Roman Catholic school that they bully him relentlessly. Undaunted, Bruno insists on wearing a dress during the  ...more