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

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

This list features films like The Next Karate Kid and Dying to Belong.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Hilary Swank include names like Christopher Nolan, Brian De Palma and Garry Marshall. If Hilary Swank movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Benicio del Toro and Glenn Close too.

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Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank Million Dollar Baby is a 2004 American sports drama film directed, co-produced and scored by Clint Eastwood, and starring Eastwood, Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman. This film is about an ...more

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Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American independent romantic drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Andy Bienen. The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, ...more

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Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland P.S. I Love You is a 2007 American drama film directed by Richard LaGravenese. The screenplay by LaGravenese and Steven Rogers is based on the 2004 novel of the same name by Cecelia Ahern. It ...more

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Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Imelda Staunton Freedom Writers is a 2007 drama film starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey. It is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell who wrote ...more

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Hilary Swank, Juliette Lewis, Minnie Driver Conviction is a 2010 legal drama film directed by Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, and starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell. The film premiered on September 11, 2010, at the Toronto ...more

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Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank Insomnia is a 2002 American crime thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary Swank. It tells the story of two Los Angeles homicide detectives ...more

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Katie Holmes, Cate Blanchett, Keanu Reeves The Gift is a 2000 American supernatural thriller film directed by Sam Raimi, written by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson and based on the alleged psychic experiences of Thornton's mother. ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Richard Gere, Hilary Swank Amelia is a 2009 biographical film about the life of Amelia Earhart. The film was directed by Mira Nair and starred Hilary Swank as Earhart and Richard Gere as her husband, George Putnam. The ...more

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Hilary Swank, Pat Morita, Walton Goggins The Next Karate Kid is a 1994 American martial arts drama film starring Pat Morita and Hilary Swank. It is the fourth and final film in the original The Karate Kid series. It was directed by ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto Dallas Buyers Club is a 2013 American biographical drama film, co-written by Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. Ron Woodroof was an AIDS patient diagnosed in ...more

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Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart The Core is a 2003 American science fiction disaster film. It concerns a team that has to drill to the center of the Earth and set off a series of nuclear explosions in order to restart the ...more

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Idris Elba, Hilary Swank, AnnaSophia Robb The Reaping is an 2007 American horror film, starring Hilary Swank. The film was directed by Stephen Hopkins for Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and Dark Castle Entertainment. ...more

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Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Sofía Vergara New Year's Eve is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. Like Valentine's Day, it depicts a series of holiday vignettes of the state of several romances and features a ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank The Black Dahlia is a 2006 American neo noir crime thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. It is drawn from a novel of the same name by James Ellroy, writer of L.A. Confidential and stars Josh ...more

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Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Vera Farmiga Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American historical drama film. It was directed by Katja von Garnier and starred Hilary Swank as suffragist leader Alice Paul, Frances O'Connor as activist Lucy ...more

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Hilary Swank, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ian Roberts Red Dust is a 2004 British drama film starring Hilary Swank and Chiwetel Ejiofor. It was directed by Tom Hooper. The story, written by Troy Kennedy Martin, is based on the novel Red Dust by ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Christopher Walken, Hilary Swank The Affair of the Necklace is a 2001 American historical drama film directed by Charles Shyer. The screenplay by John Sweet is based on what became known as the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, ...more

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Hilary Swank, Christopher Lee, Jeffrey Dean Morgan The Resident is a 2011 British thriller film directed by Antti Jokinen and starring Hilary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Swank stars as a recently single woman who rents an apartment in New ...more

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Hilary Swank, Sarah Chalke, Mark-Paul Gosselaar Dying to Belong is a 1997 American television film directed by William A. Graham.

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Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster What They Had is a 2018 American drama film directed by Elizabeth Chomko. When her Alzheimer's-suffering mother wanders into a blizzard on Christmas Eve, Bridget Ertz (Hilary Swank) travels back ...more

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Hilary Swank, Jennifer Aspen, Alexis Arquette Sometimes They Come Back... Again is the 1996 straight-to-video sequel to the 1991 horror film Sometimes They Come Back. It was directed by Adam Grossman. It stars Michael Gross, Alexis ...more

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The Sleepwalker Killing Hilary Swank, Sean Murray, Chip Esten The Sleepwalker Killing is a 1997 film written by Lyle Slack, inspired by the novel "Sleepwaker" by June Callwood and directed by John Cosgrove.

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Hilary Swank, Brittany Murphy, Chad Lowe The Audition is a 2000 short film written and directed by Chad Lowe. It features his then wife Hilary Swank. The movie is about a woman's unhealthy addiction towards a young celebrity that she ...more

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Hilary Swank, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Ben Foster Kounterfeit is a 1996 American crime/thriller film starring Bruce Payne and Hilary Swank. Kounterfeit was directed by John Mallory Asher and written by David Chase, Katherine Fugate and Jay

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Terror in the Family is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hilary Swank Movies
Terror in the Family Hilary Swank, Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria Terror in the Family is a 1996 American television film directed by Gregory Goodell and starring Joanna Kerns, Dan Lauria and Hilary Swank. The film is about a parents' struggle with the raising ...more

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On Native Soil Kevin Costner, Hilary Swank Almost as frightening as the tragic events it details, ON NATIVE SOIL is essential viewing for anyone seeking to understand how systemic failures in U.S. national security led to the terrorist ...more

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Heartwood Hilary Swank, Jason Robards Jr., Randall Batinkoff

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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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Hilary Swank, Meta Golding, Daryl Mitchell Quiet Days in Hollywood is a 1997 drama film written by Robert G. Brown and Josef Rusnak. Rusnak also directed. The movie features Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe, and Natasha Gregson Wagner.

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Hilary Swank, Matthew Perry, Ginnifer Goodwin Birds of America is an American independent comedy-drama film directed by Craig Lucas, written by Elyse Friedman, and starring Matthew Perry. The film premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film ...more