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List of the best Harrison Ford movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. One of Harrison Ford's first film credits was in the 1973 film American Graffiti and he went on to play some of the most iconic characters of all time. Harrison Ford'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 Harrison Ford movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Harrison Ford movies will be at the top of the list. Harrison Ford has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Harrison Ford movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Harrison Ford films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List is made up of films like Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and The Fugitive.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Harrison Ford movies?" and "What are the greatest Harrison Ford roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Ford's adventures, you might also enjoy our list of best Sean Connery movies and best Mel Gibson movies.
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Indiana Jones and the Ra... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

Released: 1981

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Star Wars Episode V: The... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1980

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film's story ...more

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The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 1993

Directed by: Andrew Davis

This film is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee ...more

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Indiana Jones and the La... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix

Released: 1989

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, from a story co-written by executive producer George Lucas. It is the third installment in the ...more

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Lucas

Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

Released: 1982

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Blade Runner is a 1982 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay, ...more

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Star Wars: Episode VI –R... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1983

Directed by: Richard Marquand

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Indiana Jones and the Te... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 1984

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, and the second installment in the Indiana Jones franchise and a prequel to the 1981 film ...more

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Witness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

Released: 1985

Directed by: Peter Weir

Witness is a 1985 American thriller film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis. The screenplay by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, and Earl W. Wallace focuses on a ...more

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Air Force One is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

Released: 1997

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

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Patriot Games is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

Released: 1992

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

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Clear and Present Danger... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

Released: 1994

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 spy action thriller film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on Tom Clancy's book of the same name. It was preceded by the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October and ...more

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Regarding Henry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, J.J. Abrams

Released: 1991

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Regarding Henry is a 1991 American film drama starring Harrison Ford and Annette Bening, directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by J. J. Abrams focuses on a New York City lawyer who struggles ...more
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American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

Released: 1973

Directed by: George Lucas

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Star Wars: The Force Awa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 2015

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

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Working Girl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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Six Days Seven Nights is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

Released: 1979

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Frantic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Emmanuelle Seigner, John Mahoney

Released: 1988

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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Presumed Innocent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá

Released: 1990

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

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42 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Nicole Beharie

Released: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

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Force 10 from Navarone ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Robert Shaw

Released: 1978

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

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The Conversation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies
Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

Released: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Leaving Neverland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Harrison Ford Movies

Released: 2019

Directed by: Dan Reed

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