The Best James Russo Movies

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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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  • Open Range
    1
    Robert Duvall, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Kevin Costner
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
    2
    Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Amy Heckerling
  • Broken Trail
    3
    Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church, Greta Scacchi
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Walter Hill
  • Donnie Brasco
    4
    Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
  • Beverly Hills Cop
    5
    Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Martin Brest
  • Bad Girls
    6
    Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
  • The House Next Door
    7
    A. J. Cook, Sean Young, Theresa Russell
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Joey Travolta
  • Extremities
    8
    Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Robert M. Young
  • Freeway
    9
    Clint Howard, Richard Belzer, James Russo
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Francis Delia
  • Public Enemies
    10
    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Michael Mann
  • My Own Private Idaho
    11
    River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Gus Van Sant
  • The Postman
    12
    Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Kevin Costner
  • Once Upon a Time in America
    13
    Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Sergio Leone
  • A Kiss Before Dying
    14
    Matt Dillon, Sean Young, Max von Sydow
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: James Dearden
  • We're No Angels
    15
    Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Demi Moore
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Neil Jordan
  • Dark World
    16
    Theresa Russell, Michael Paré, James Russo
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Zia Mojabi
  • Panther
    17
    Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don Baker
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Mario Van Peebles
  • The Ninth Gate
    18
    Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Roman Polanski
  • Satanic
    19
    Jeffrey Combs, James Russo, Angus Scrimm
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Dan Golden
  • Dangerous Game
    20
    Madonna, Harvey Keitel, Richard Belzer
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Abel Ferrara
  • Machine
    21
    Michael Madsen, Michelle Lombardo, Neal McDonough
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Michael Lazar
  • Love to Kill
    22
    Emily Procter, Tony Danza, Michael Madsen
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: James Bruce
  • The Blue Iguana
    23
    Dylan McDermott, Flea, Dean Stockwell
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: John Lafia
  • Under Oath
    24
    Clint Howard, James Russo, Jack Scalia
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Dave Payne
  • The Hit
    25
    Blair Underwood, DeRay Davis, James Russo
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Ryan Combs