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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.

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    Penélope Cruz, Matt Damon

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    David Strathairn, Henry Thomas

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    Michael Shannon, Isaiah Washington

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    Ron Perlman, Charles Durning

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    Billy Drago, Henry Thomas

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    Julie Christie, David Boreanaz

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    Henry Thomas, Stephen Shellen

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    Gene Hackman, Rip Torn

    Released1984

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