The Best Henry Thomas Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like Red Velvet and Dear John.

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

If Henry Thomas movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by C. Thomas Howell and Brian Bloom too.

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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    1
    Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Gangs of New York
    2
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Martin Scorsese
  • Legends of the Fall
    3
    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Edward Zwick
  • Suicide Kings
    4
    Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, Henry Thomas
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Peter O'Fallon
  • Fire in the Sky
    5
    D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Robert Lieberman
  • Cloak & Dagger
    6
    Dabney Coleman, Louie Anderson, William Forsythe
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Richard Franklin
  • Misunderstood
    7
    Gene Hackman, Rip Torn, Henry Thomas
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg
  • Masters of Horror: Season 1: Vol. 4
    8
    Billy Drago, Henry Thomas
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Takashi Miike, Joe Dante
  • Raggedy Man
    9
    Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Jack Fisk
  • Indictment: The McMartin Trial
    10
    James Woods, Mercedes Ruehl, Sada Thompson
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Mick Jackson
  • A Good Baby
    11
    Henry Thomas, David Strathairn, Cara Seymour
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Katherine Dieckmann
  • Niagara, Niagara
    12
    Robin Tunney, Stephen Lang, Henry Thomas
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Bob Gosse
  • All the Pretty Horses
    13
    Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton
  • 11:14
    14
    Henry Thomas, Blake Heron, Barbara Hershey
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Greg Marcks
  • I Capture the Castle
    15
    Romola Garai, Rose Byrne, Henry Thomas
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Tim Fywell
  • Psycho IV: The Beginning
    16
    Anthony Perkins, Henry Thomas, Olivia Hussey
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Mick Garris
  • Valmont
    17
    Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Milos Forman
  • The Last Ride
    18
    Kaley Cuoco, Fred Thompson, Stephen Tobolowsky
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Harry Thomason
  • Dead Birds
    19
    Henry Thomas, Patrick Fugit, Michael Shannon
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Alex Turner
  • Dear John
    20
    Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Lasse Hallström
  • Fever
    21
    Henry Thomas, David O'Hara, Bill Duke
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Alex Winter
  • Stephen King's Desperation
    22
    Ron Perlman, Charles Durning, Annabeth Gish
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Mick Garris
  • I'm with Lucy
    23
    Monica Potter, Julianne Nicholson, John Hannah
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Jon Sherman
  • Frog Dreaming
    24
    Henry Thomas, Katy Manning, Rachel Friend
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith
  • Murder One
    25
    Henry Thomas, Stephen Shellen, Warren Van Evera
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Graeme Campbell