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The Best Giancarlo Esposito Movies  

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

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List contains films like Blind Horizon and Homicide: The Movie.

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

Stephen King and Simon Wincer are among those who have directed Giancarlo Esposito at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Giancarlo Esposito have also been known to enjoy films starring Billy Burke and William H. Macy.

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Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Alicia Witt
Last Holiday is a 2006 American comedy film starring Queen Latifah and directed by Wayne Wang. Latifah plays a humble store assistant, Georgia, who is told that she has a rare brain condition, ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee
Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama hood film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the part of Mookie in the film. Other members of the cast include Danny ...more
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Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne
The Usual Suspects is a 1995 German-American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Christopher McQuarrie. It stars Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio del ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Clive Owen, Melissa George
Derailed is a 2005 British-American thriller film based on the novel of the same name by James Siegel. The film is directed by Mikael Håfström and stars Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, ...more
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Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne
King of New York is a 1990 thriller film, starring Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes, Victor Argo, Giancarlo Esposito, and Steve Buscemi. It was directed by ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt
Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim Robbins. It tells the rise of Bob Roberts, a right-wing politician who is a candidate for an upcoming ...more
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Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes
Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical comedy-drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed. It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter ...more
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Ashley Judd, Forest Whitaker, William Hurt
Smoke is a 1995 American independent film. It was produced by Hisami Kuroiwa, Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein and directed by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster. Among others, it features Harvey ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, Spike Lee
School Daze is a 1988 American musical-drama film, written and directed by Spike Lee, and starring Larry Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, and Tisha Campbell-Martin. Based in part on Spike Lee's ...more
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Kelly Preston, Tim Robbins, Martin Lawrence
Nothing to Lose is a 1997 comedy film starring Martin Lawrence and Tim Robbins. The film was directed by Steve Oedekerk who also wrote the film and made a cameo appearance as a lip-synching ...more
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Denzel Washington, Al Sharpton, Nelson Mandela
Malcolm X is a 1992 American biographical drama film about the African-American activist Malcolm X. Directed and co-written by Spike Lee. The film dramatizes key events in Malcolm X's life: his ...more
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Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson. The film was written by Don Michael Paul and directed by Simon Wincer. Loosely based on ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, Mia Farrow, Giancarlo Esposito
Reckless is a 1995 American dark comedy film directed by Norman René. The screenplay by Craig Lucas is based on his 1983 play of the same title.
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Winona Ryder, Rosie Perez, Roberto Benigni
Night on Earth is a 1991 film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It is a collection of five vignettes, taking place during the same night, concerning the temporary bond formed between taxi ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Sandra Oh, Aaron Eckhart
Rabbit Hole is a 2010 American drama film starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, and Dianne Wiest, and directed by John Cameron Mitchell; the screenplay is an adaptation by David Lindsay-Abaire ...more
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Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Emilio Estevez
Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American science fiction action horror film written and directed by Stephen King. The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King's short story Trucks, which ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick
Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. ...more
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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith
Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more
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Rose McGowan, Whoopi Goldberg, Brendan Fraser
Monkeybone is a 2001 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Henry Selick that combines live-action with stop-motion animation. Based on Kaja Blackley's graphic novel Dark Town, the film stars ...more
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Brittany Murphy, Anjelica Huston, Ray Liotta
Phoenix is a 1998 American crime film directed by British director Danny Cannon and starring Ray Liotta. Liotta plays a cop whose gambling debt leaves him indebted to the underworld and ...more
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Tyler Perry, Rachel Nichols, Matthew Fox
I, Alex Cross is a 2012 mystery thriller film directed by Rob Cohen.
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Giancarlo Esposito, Susan Blakely, Bruce Davison
Hate Crime is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Tommy Stovall and starring Seth Peterson, Bruce Davison, Chad Donella, Cindy Pickett, and Brian J. Smith. Making this film was Stovall's ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Giancarlo Esposito, N'Bushe Wright
Fresh is a 1994 film written and directed by Boaz Yakin in his film directorial debut, also produced by Randy Oslow and Lawrence Bender. It was scored by Stewart Copeland, a member of The ...more
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Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, George C. Scott
Taps is a 1981 drama film starring George C. Scott and Timothy Hutton, with Ronny Cox, Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, and Evan Handler in supporting roles. Hutton was nominated for a Golden Globe award ...more
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Giancarlo Esposito, Chelan Simmons, John Rhys-Davies
Chupacabra: Dark Seas is a 2005 Syfy channel original film directed by John Shepphird and starring John Rhys-Davies, Giancarlo Esposito, Dylan Neal, and Chelan Simmons. It was filmed on location ...more