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The Best Harvey Keitel Movies

Updated November 4, 2019 3.4k votes 361 voters 26.6k views92 items

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

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

This is a list that features films like This Ain't Bebop and Saturn 3.

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

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    Sister Act

    Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith
    Sister Act is a 1992 American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by...  more

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    Clockers

    Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel
    Clockers is a 1995 American drama film directed by Spike Lee. It is an adaptation of the...  more

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    The Piano

    Anna Paquin, Holly Hunter
    The Piano is a 1993 romantic drama film about a mute female piano player and her daughter. Set...  more

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    Ulysses' Gaze

    Harvey Keitel, Erland Josephson
    Ulysses' Gaze is a 1995 Greek film directed by Theo Angelopoulos. The actor Gian Maria Volonté...  more
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    Reservoir Dogs

    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi
    Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American ensemble crime film that depicts the events before and after...  more

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    The Last Temptation of Christ

    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe
    The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American-Canadian epic drama film directed by Martin...  more

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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis
    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob...  more

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    Bad Lieutenant

    Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo
    Bad Lieutenant is a 1992 American neo-noir drama film directed by Abel Ferrara. The film stars...  more

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    Taxi Driver

    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster
    Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin...  more

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    Two Evil Eyes

    Julie Benz, Harvey Keitel
    Two Evil Eyes is a 1990 horror film, written and directed by Dario Argento and George A....  more
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    Copkiller

    Harvey Keitel, John Lydon
    Copkiller or Copkiller, also known as Corrupt and The Order of Death, is a 1983 Italian crime...  more
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    Thelma & Louise

    Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon
    Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley...  more

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    Smoke

    Ashley Judd, Forest Whitaker
    Smoke is a 1995 American independent film. It was produced by Hisami Kuroiwa, Harvey Weinstein...  more
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    Blue Collar

    Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel
    Blue Collar is a 1978 American crime drama film directed by Paul Schrader, in his directorial...  more

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    The Bridge of San Luis Rey

    Robert De Niro, Kathy Bates
    The Bridge of San Luis Rey is a 2004 drama film directed by Mary McGuckian and featuring an...  more
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    Little Fockers

    Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro
    Little Fockers is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Paul Weitz, and the third movie in...  more

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    City of Industry

    Lucy Liu, Famke Janssen
    City of Industry is a 1997 neo-noir crime film starring Harvey Keitel, Stephen Dorff and...  more
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    Moonrise Kingdom

    Bruce Willis, Bill Murray
    Moonrise Kingdom is a 2012 American film directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and...  more

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    Be Cool

    John Travolta, Dwayne Johnson
    Be Cool is a 2005 American comedy film adapted from Elmore Leonard's 1999 novel of the same...  more

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    The Duellists

    Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney
    The Duellists is a 1977 historical drama film and the directorial debut of Ridley Scott. It...  more

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    Holy Smoke!

    Kate Winslet, Pam Grier
    Holy Smoke! is a 1999 Australian drama film directed by Jane Campion, who co-wrote the...  more

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    Mean Streets

    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese
    Mean Streets is a 1973 film directed by Martin Scorsese and co-written by Scorsese and Mardik...  more

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    Shadows in the Sun

    Claire Forlani, Joshua Jackson
    Shadows in the Sun is a television movie starring Harvey Keitel and Joshua Jackson. It...  more
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    Death Watch

    Harvey Keitel, Max von Sydow
    Death Watch is a 1980 science fiction film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It is based on the...  more

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    Wise Guys

    Danny DeVito, Harvey Keitel
    Wise Guys is a 1986 feature film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Danny DeVito and Joe...  more