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.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Henry Thomas Movies
Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, featuring special effects by Carlo ...more
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Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond
Legends of the Fall is a 1994 American epic drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, and Henry Thomas. Based on the 1979 novella of ...more
Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Henry Thomas Movies
Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson
Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan in 1863. The film was directed by Martin ...more
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Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, Jay Mohr
This film is a 1997 American action comedy film, starring Christopher Walken as a boss, Denis Leary as his driver, and Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, and Henry ...more
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James Garner, Robert Patrick, Peter Berg
This film is a 1993 science fiction horror drama film based on an alleged extraterrestrial encounter, directed by Robert Lieberman, and written by Tracy Tormé based on Travis Walton's ...more
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Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard
Raggedy Man is a 1981 film starring Eric Roberts and Sissy Spacek. It was filmed in Lockhart, Texas. The story is about people in the small Texas town of Gregory during World War II. Raggedy Man ...more
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Dabney Coleman, Louie Anderson, William Forsythe
Cloak & Dagger is a 1984 spy adventure film directed by Richard Franklin starring Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman and Michael Murphy. It is a remake of the 1949 film The Window. It was ...more
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Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, C. C. H. Pounder
Psycho IV: The Beginning is a 1990 made-for-cable-television horror/drama film that serves as both the third sequel and a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho, as it includes both ...more
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Rose Byrne, Henry Cavill, Bill Nighy
I Capture The Castle is a 2003 film directed by Tim Fywell. It is based on the 1948 novel of the same title by Dodie Smith and was adapted to screenplay by Heidi Thomas. The film was released in ...more
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Robin Tunney, Stephen Lang, Henry Thomas
Niagara, Niagara is a 1997 film directed by Bob Gosse, and starring Henry Thomas, Robin Tunney, as well as Michael Parks, John Ventimiglia, and Stephen Lang. A dark and tragic romantic tale ...more
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Hilary Swank, Patrick Swayze, Rachael Leigh Cook
11:14 is a 2003 American indie thriller. The film was edited in a way that the various scenes of the movie end exactly at 11:14 PM.
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Penélope Cruz, Matt Damon, Bruce Dern
All the Pretty Horses is a 2000 American romance western film, directed by Billy Bob Thornton and based on the novel of the same name by author Cormac McCarthy. It stars Matt Damon as John Grady ...more
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David Strathairn, Henry Thomas, Cara Seymour
A Good Baby is a 2000 drama film directed by Katherine Dieckmann. The film was produced by Lianne Halfon, Tom Carouso, Aileen Argentini and Derrick Tseng. The script was written by Dieckmann and ...more
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James Woods, Nicollette Sheridan, Mercedes Ruehl
Indictment: The McMartin Trial is a made for TV movie that originally aired on HBO on May 20, 1995. Indictment is based on the story of the McMartin preschool trial. A defense lawyer ...more
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Michael Shannon, Isaiah Washington, Henry Thomas
Dead Birds is a 2004 American horror film directed by Alex Turner.
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Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins
Dear John is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum. It was made by Screen Gems, a Sony company. It was released theatrically in North America on ...more
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Annette Bening, Colin Firth, Jeffrey Jones
Valmont is a 1989 French-American drama film directed by Miloš Forman and starring Colin Firth, Annette Bening, and Meg Tilly. Based on the 1782 French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses by ...more
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Kaley Cuoco, Fred Thompson, Stephen Tobolowsky
The Last Ride is a drama film directed by Harry Thomason.
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Julie Christie, David Boreanaz, Monica Potter
I'm With Lucy is a 2002 romantic comedy directed by Jon Sherman starring Monica Potter in the title role, with Henry Thomas, David Boreanaz, Anthony LaPaglia, Gael Garcia Bernal and John
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Teri Hatcher, Bill Duke, Henry Thomas
Fever is a psychological thriller by Alex Winter.
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Ron Perlman, Charles Durning, Annabeth Gish
Stephen King's Desperation is a 2006 television movie that Stephen King adapted from his novel of the same name. The film was directed by frequent King collaborator Mick Garris and stars Ron ...more
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Henry Thomas, Stephen Shellen, Warren Van Evera
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Billy Drago, Henry Thomas
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Gene Hackman, Rip Torn, Henry Thomas
Misunderstood is a 1984 film directed by Jerry Schatzberg, based on the 19th-century novel by Florence Montgomery. This film stars Henry Thomas as a young boy who struggles with family, friends, ...more
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Henry Thomas, Katy Manning, Rachel Friend
Frog Dreaming is a 1986 Australian film starring Henry Thomas and directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith who described it as "a charming mystery adventure." In the United States the film ...more