The Best James Remar Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 583 votes 55 voters 4.1k views 59 items

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

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

This list below has everything from The Phantom to Blowback.

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

Michael Bay and Quentin Tarantino have both worked with James Remar over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Mercedes Ruehl, Robert Townsend, James Remar

Released: 1979

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Released: 1982

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

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Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Gordon Green

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Heather Graham, Matt Dillon, William S. Burroughs

Released: 1989

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H

Released: 2004

Directed by: David S. Goyer

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Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Vince Vaughn

Released: 1998

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson, Dylan McDermott

Released: 1994

Directed by: Les Mayfield

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Luke Greenfield

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Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Singleton

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Ethan Hawke, James Remar, Bill Moseley

Released: 1991

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

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Talisa Soto, Ray Park, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Released: 1997

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Directed by: Howard Zieff

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar

Released: 1996

Directed by: Jean-Claude Van Damme

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Released: 2009

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Madeleine Stowe, Laurie Metcalf, Aidan Quinn

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristy Swanson, Billy Zane

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Doug Bradley, Kathryn Joosten, James Remar

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Daryl Hannah, Nicole Eggert, James Remar

Released: 1986

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