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

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

List films include We're No Angels, Love to Kill and many more.

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

Notable directors that have worked with James Russo include names like Quentin Tarantino, Roman Polanski and Michael Mann.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more

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Open Range Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening Open Range is a 2003 American western film directed and co-produced by Kevin Costner, starring Robert Duvall and Costner, with Annette Bening and Michael Gambon appearing in supporting roles. ...more

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Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti Donnie Brasco is a 1997 American crime film directed by Mike Newell and starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, James Russo, and Anne Heche appeared in supporting roles. ...more

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Beverly Hills Cop Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who heads to Beverly Hills, California to ...more

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My Own Private Idaho Keanu Reeves, Jim Caviezel, River Phoenix My Own Private Idaho is a 1991 American independent drama film written and directed by Gus Van Sant, loosely based on Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2, and Henry V, and starring ...more

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Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum Public Enemies is a 2009 American biographical crime drama film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction ...more

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Once Upon a Time in America Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic crime drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto ...more

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The Postman Kevin Costner, Tom Petty, Mary Stuart Masterson The Postman is a 1997 American epic post-apocalyptic adventure film. It is directed by, produced by, and stars Kevin Costner, with the screenplay written by Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland, based ...more

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Extremities Farrah Fawcett, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid Extremities is a 1986 film starring Farrah Fawcett, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid and James Russo. It was adapted from the successful, yet controversial, 1982 off-Broadway play of the same name ...more

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Bad Girls Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell, Madeleine Stowe Bad Girls is a 1994 western film starring Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell and Drew Barrymore. It was directed by Jonathan Kaplan from a screenplay by Ken Friedman and ...more

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Freeway Clint Howard, Richard Belzer, James Russo Freeway is a 1988 thriller film.

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We're No Angels Demi Moore, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn We're No Angels is a 1989 comedy film directed by Neil Jordan. It stars Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, and Demi Moore. This was Jordan's last film to receive a PG-13 rating by the MPAA, until Ondine ...more

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The Ninth Gate Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin The Ninth Gate is a 1999 French-Spanish-American thriller film directed, produced, and co-written by Roman Polanski. The film is loosely based upon Arturo Pérez-Reverte's 1993 novel The ...more

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Panther Chris Rock, Angela Bassett, Chris Tucker Panther is a 1995 film directed by Mario Van Peebles, from a screenplay adapted by his father, Melvin Van Peebles, from his novel of the same name. The film portrays the Black Panther Party for ...more

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A Kiss Before Dying Matt Dillon, Sean Young, Max von Sydow A Kiss Before Dying is a 1991 British-American neo-noir film. It was directed by James Dearden, and based on the eponymous novel by Ira Levin, whose book won the 1954 Edgar Award for "Best ...more

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The House Next Door A. J. Cook, Sean Young, Theresa Russell

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The Blue Iguana Dylan McDermott, Flea, Dean Stockwell The Blue Iguana is a 1988 crime film about a bounty hunter who is blackmailed into stopping the transfer of twenty million dollars from a Mexican tax paradise into the United States. The film ...more

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Satanic Jeffrey Combs, James Russo, Angus Scrimm Satanic is a 2006 American horror film directed by Dan Golden starring Annie Sorell, Jeffrey Combs, Angus Scrimm and James Russo.

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Dark World Theresa Russell, Michael Paré, James Russo

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Broken Trail Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church, Greta Scacchi Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an ...more

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Stealing Sinatra Evangeline Lilly, William H. Macy, David Arquette Stealing Sinatra is a 2003 film directed by Ron Underwood. It stars David Arquette and William H. Macy. Macy was nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance. The film tells the story of the ...more

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China Girl David Caruso, James Russo, Russell Wong China Girl is a 1987 film directed by independent filmmaker Abel Ferrara, and written by his longtime partner Nicholas St. John.

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Cold Heaven Mark Harmon, Talia Shire, Theresa Russell Cold Heaven is a film, released in 1991, which was directed by Nicolas Roeg. The film score was by Stanley Myers. The screenplay, by Allan Scott, is based on a novel of the same name by Northern ...more

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Love to Kill Emily Procter, Tony Danza, Michael Madsen

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Deadwater Lance Henriksen, James Russo, Gary Stretch Deadwater aka BlackOps aka Nazi Dawn in the United Kingdom, is a horror film written and produced by Ethan Wiley, it was directed by Roel Reiné and stars Lance Henriksen, Gary Stretch, ...more

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Pendulum Rachel Hunter, James Russo, Matt Battaglia

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Butter Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Shemar Moore Butter is a 1998 action film starring Ernie Hudson, Nia Long, Tony Todd and Donnie Wahlberg. It originally premiered on HBO as an HBO Original Film, but was later released to video by Artisan ...more

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Trauma Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, Brad Dourif Trauma is a 1993 Italian giallo film directed by Dario Argento.

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The Hit Blair Underwood, DeRay Davis, James Russo The Hit is a 2007 drama thriller film directed by Ryan Combs.

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Charlie Valentine Tom Berenger, Michael Weatherly, Keith David Charlie Valentine, also released as The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine, is a 2009 Crime drama starring Raymond J. Barry in the titular role. The film co-stars Michael Weatherly, James Russo, ...more

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Machine Michael Madsen, Michelle Lombardo, Neal McDonough Machine is a 2007 action movie starring James Russo and Neal McDonough.

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Dangerous Game Madonna, Harvey Keitel, Richard Belzer Dangerous Game is a 1993 film directed by Abel Ferrara starring Madonna, Harvey Keitel and James Russo.

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A Stranger Is Watching Rip Torn, Kate Mulgrew, William Hickey A Stranger is Watching is a 1982 film directed by Sean S. Cunningham. The screenplay was written by Earl Mac Rauch and Victor Miller, based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Mary Higgins

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Come As You Are Bobbi Sue Luther, Michelle Harrison, James Russo Come As You Are is a 2005 comedy film written and directed by Chuck Rose.

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Bittersweet Angie Everhart, Eric Roberts, Joanne Baron Bittersweet is a 1999 Thriller film written by Rick Bloggs and directed by Luca Bercovici.

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Paper Bullets is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best James Russo Movies
Paper Bullets Ernie Hudson, William McNamara, James Russo

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Confessions of a Pit Fighter Flavor Flav, Quinton Jackson, Robert Miano Confessions of a Pit Fighter is a 2005 American martial arts action film directed by Art Camacho and starring Hector Echavarria, Armand Assante, Flavor Flav, James Russo and John Savage. It was ...more

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Under Oath Clint Howard, James Russo, Jack Scalia Under Oath is a 1997 film directed by Dave Payne.

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A Good Night to Die Debbie Harry, Ally Sheedy, Ralph Macchio A Good Night to Die is a 2003 action-comedy film written by Robert Dean Klein and directed by Craig Singer.

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All In Louis Gossett^! Jr., Michael Madsen, Michelle Lombardo All in is a 2006 dramatic comedy film written by Loren Comitor, Brenton Goulding, Richard Goulding and Ronald Kirk Goulding, and directed by Nick Vallelonga.

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Blackwater Valley Exorcism is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best James Russo Movies
Blackwater Valley Exorcism Jeffrey Combs, James Russo, Del Zamora

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The Capture of the Green River... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best James Russo Movies
The Capture of the Green River Killer James Marsters, Sharon Lawrence, James Russo The Capture of the Green River Killer is a 2008 2-part television film that first aired on Lifetime Movie Network and tells the story of the Green River killer serial murders between 1982 and ...more

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The Pink Conspiracy Mercedes McNab, Sarah Thompson, James Russo

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Yellow Rock Michael Biehn, James Russo, Jennifer Blanc Yellow Rock is a 2011 western film written by Lenore Andriel, Steve Doucette and directed by Nick Vallelonga.

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American Strays is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best James Russo Movies
American Strays Jennifer Tilly, Eric Roberts, Luke Perry American Strays is a 1996 American Comedy-Drama film which follows three interwoven stories of desert travelers as they converge on a small diner.

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Shut Up and Shoot Gary Busey, Roddy Piper, Tom Sizemore

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Sonic Impact Ice-T, Brittany Daniel, Dean Norris Sonic Impact is a 2000 action/thriller starring James Russo and Ice-T with Michael Raynor .

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Hidden War Yasmine Bleeth, James Russo, David Brosius Hidden War is a 2000 made-for-TV movie which was a drama that starred Yasmine Bleeth and James Russo.

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Chill James Russo, Ashley Laurence, Thomas Calabro Chill is a multi-award-winning 2007 independent low budget horror film written and directed by Serge Rudnunsky that stars Thomas Calabro, Ashley Laurence, Shaun Kurtz and James Russo.

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Stiletto Stana Katic, Kelly Hu, Tom Berenger Stiletto is a 2008 American direct-to-video action film directed by Nick Vallelonga and produced by Nick Vallelonga and Warren Ostergard. It stars Tom Berenger, Michael Biehn, Stana Katic, ...more