Entertainment 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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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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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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Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti
Donnie Brasco is a 1997 American 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. The ...more
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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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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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Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum
Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more
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Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods
Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto youths ...more
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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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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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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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Clint Howard, Richard Belzer, James Russo
Freeway is a 1988 thriller film.
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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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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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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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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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A. J. Cook, Sean Young, Theresa Russell
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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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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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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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Theresa Russell, Michael Paré, James Russo
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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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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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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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Emily Procter, Tony Danza, Michael Madsen
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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