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The Best Harvey Keitel Movies

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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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    Bad Lieutenant
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    Bad Lieutenant

    Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo

    Released1992

    Directed byAbel Ferrara

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    Sister Act
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    Sister Act

    Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith

    Released1992

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

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    The Piano
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    The Piano

    Anna Paquin, Holly Hunter

    Released1993

    Directed byJane Campion

    The Piano is a 1993 romantic drama film about a mute female piano player and her daughter. Set... more on Wikipedia

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    Smoke
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    Smoke

    Ashley Judd, Forest Whitaker

    Released1995

    Directed byPaul Auster, Wayne Wang

    Smoke is a 1995 American independent film. It was produced by Hisami Kuroiwa, Harvey Weinstein... more on Wikipedia
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    Mean Streets
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    Mean Streets

    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

    Released1973

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Mean Streets is a 1973 film directed by Martin Scorsese and co-written by Scorsese and Mardik... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Reservoir Dogs
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    Reservoir Dogs

    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

    Released1992

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American ensemble crime film that depicts the events before and after... more on Wikipedia

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    Moonrise Kingdom
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    Moonrise Kingdom

    Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

    Released2012

    Directed byWes Anderson

    Moonrise Kingdom is a 2012 American film directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and... more on Wikipedia

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    Pulp Fiction
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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1994

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Taxi Driver
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    Taxi Driver

    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster

    Released1976

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • 10
    Wise Guys
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    Wise Guys

    Danny DeVito, Harvey Keitel

    Released1986

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Wise Guys is a 1986 feature film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Danny DeVito and Joe... more on Wikipedia
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    Two Evil Eyes
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    Two Evil Eyes

    Julie Benz, Harvey Keitel

    Released1990

    Directed byDario Argento, George A. Romero

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  • 12
    Shadows in the Sun
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    Shadows in the Sun

    Claire Forlani, Joshua Jackson

    Released2005

    Shadows in the Sun is a television movie starring Harvey Keitel and Joshua Jackson. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Thelma & Louise
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    Thelma & Louise

    Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon

    Released1991

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Little Fockers
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    Little Fockers

    Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro

    Released2010

    Directed byPaul Weitz

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    The Duellists
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    The Duellists

    Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney

    Released1977

    Directed byRidley Scott

    The Duellists is a 1977 historical drama film and the directorial debut of Ridley Scott. It... more on Wikipedia

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    Who's That Knocking at My Door
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    Who's That Knocking at My Door

    Martin Scorsese, Harvey Keitel

    Released1967

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Who's That Knocking at My Door, originally titled I Call First, is a 1967 drama film, which... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Be Cool
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    Be Cool

    John Travolta, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2005

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Be Cool is a 2005 American comedy film adapted from Elmore Leonard's 1999 novel of the same... more on Wikipedia

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    The Last Temptation of Christ
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    The Last Temptation of Christ

    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe

    Released1988

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Lulu on the Bridge
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    Lulu on the Bridge

    Willem Dafoe, Mira Sorvino

    Released1998

    Directed byPaul Auster

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  • 20
    Cop Land
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    Cop Land

    Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Mangold

    Cop Land is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by James Mangold, and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Fingers
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    Fingers

    Jim Brown, Harvey Keitel

    Released1978

    Directed byJames Toback

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    Clockers
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    Clockers

    Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel

    Released1995

    Directed bySpike Lee

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    The Grey Zone
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    The Grey Zone

    Steve Buscemi, Mira Sorvino

    Released2001

    Directed byTim Blake Nelson

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    The Border
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    The Border

    Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel

    Released1982

    Directed byTony Richardson

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    Finding Graceland
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    Finding Graceland

    Bridget Fonda, Harvey Keitel

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Winkler

    Finding Graceland is a 1998 American film starring Harvey Keitel, Johnathon Schaech, Bridget... more on Wikipedia