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

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Badland to Double Pedal Gold.

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

Joe Morton has worked with many famous directors, including big names like James Cameron and Ridley Scott.

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The Brother from Another Planet David Strathairn, Joe Morton, John Sayles - The Brother from Another Planet is a 1984 science fiction film written, directed and edited by John Sayles. It stars Joe Morton as "The Brother", an alien and escaped slave who, while ...more

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Joe Morton Movies
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton - Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 American science fiction action thriller film written, produced and directed by James Cameron. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert ...more

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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba - American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by Steven Zaillian. The film is based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas, a ...more

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Paycheck Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti - Paycheck is a 2003 sci-fi thriller film based on the short story of the same name by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. The film was directed by John Woo and stars Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman ...more

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Lone Star Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson, Frances McDormand - Lone Star is a 1996 drama, mystery, romance film written and directed by John Sayles.

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Speed Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper - Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial debut. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, and Jeff Daniels. A ...more

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Ali Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith - Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more

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What Lies Beneath Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta - What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is the first film by ImageMovers. It stars Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer as a well-to-do ...more

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The Inkwell Jada Pinkett Smith, Morris Chestnut, Joe Morton - The Inkwell is a 1994 romantic comedy/drama film, directed by Matty Rich. The film stars Larenz Tate, Joe Morton, Suzzanne Douglass, Glynn Turman, and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

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Miss Evers' Boys Laurence Fishburne, Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis - Miss Evers' Boys is a 1997 HBO television film starring Alfre Woodard and Laurence Fishburne, based on the true story of the decades-long Tuskegee experiment. It was directed by Joseph Sargent ...more

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Blues Brothers 2000 Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, John Goodman - Blues Brothers 2000 is a 1998 American musical comedy film that is a sequel to 1980's The Blues Brothers, written and produced by John Landis and Dan Aykroyd. Directed by Landis, the film stars ...more

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The Good Mother Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Diane Keaton - The Good Mother is a 1988 American drama film and an adaptation of Sue Miller's novel of the same name. Directed by Leonard Nimoy, the film stars Diane Keaton and Liam Neeson in the leading ...more

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The Astronaut's Wife Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton - The Astronaut's Wife is a 1999 American science fiction/thriller film directed and written by Rand Ravich. It stars Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron.

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Stealth Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Wentworth Miller - Stealth is a 2005 American science fiction action film starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton and Richard Roxburgh. The film was directed by Rob Cohen, director ...more

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Executive Decision Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell - Executive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial debut. The film stars Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt and John Leguizamo. The ...more

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Dragonfly Kevin Costner, Kathy Bates, Linda Hunt - Dragonfly is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Kevin Costner. The story is about a grieving doctor being contacted by his late wife through his patients' near-death

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Forever Young Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood - Forever Young is a 1992 film with elements of romance, drama and science fiction, directed by Steve Miner, starring Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood and Jamie Lee Curtis. The screenplay was written by J. ...more

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Of Mice and Men John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Sherilyn Fenn - Of Mice and Men is a 1992 film based on John Steinbeck's novella of the same name. Directed and produced by Gary Sinise, the film features Sinise as George Milton alongside John Malkovich as ...more

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Trouble in Mind Kris Kristofferson, Divine, Lori Singer - Trouble in Mind is a 1985 neo-noir film, shot in Seattle, which follows an ex-cop just released from jail after serving time for a murder sentence as he returns to the mean streets of the ...more

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The Walking Dead Bernie Mac, Eddie Griffin, Joe Morton - The Walking Dead is a 1995 war film written and directed by Preston A. Whitmore II starring Allen Payne, Joe Morton and Eddie Griffin. The film depicts the lives of five Marines who are all ...more

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Crossroads Steve Vai, Jami Gertz, Ralph Macchio - Crossroads is a 1986 musical dramatic feature film inspired by the legend of blues musician Robert Johnson. Starring Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca and Jami Gertz, the film was written by John Fusco ...more

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The Pest Jeffrey Jones, John Leguizamo, Joe Morton - The Pest is a 1997 American comedy film inspired by the classic short story "The Most Dangerous Game". Comedian John Leguizamo plays a Puerto Rican con artist in Miami, Florida named ...more

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Bounce Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Natasha Henstridge - Bounce is a 2000 American romantic drama film starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and directed by Don Roos.

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City of Hope Angela Bassett, Gina Gershon, Chris Cooper - City of Hope is a 1991 American drama film written and directed by John Sayles. The film features Vincent Spano, Stephen Mendillo and Chris Cooper.

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Challenger Angela Bassett, Karen Allen, Richard Jenkins - Challenger is a 1990 American television film based on the events surrounding the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Its production was somewhat controversial as the families of the astronauts ...more

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Tap Etta James, Sammy Davis, Jr. - Tap is a 1989 drama film written and directed by Nick Castle. It stars Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr.

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Lifelines Dreama Walker, Joe Morton, Jane Adams - Wherever You Are is a 2008 comedy-drama film from director-screenwriter Rob Margolies. The film addresses the changes within a dysfunctional family after 1 session of therapy. It is noted for ...more

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La Linea Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Danny Trejo - La Linea is a 2009 action-crime film directed by James Cotten. La Linea features an ensemble cast that includes Ray Liotta, Armand Assante, Valerie Cruz, Esai Morales, and Andy García.

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Jasper, Texas Jon Voight, Louis Gossett, Jr. - Jasper, Texas is a 2003 American television film directed by Jeffrey W. Byrd. The teleplay by Jonathan Estrin is based on a true story and focuses on the aftermath of a crime in which three ...more

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Alone in the Neon Jungle Suzanne Pleshette, Danny Aiello, Joe Morton - Alone In The Neon Jungle is a 1998 action film written by Mark Rodgers and Stephen Downing and directed by Georg Stanford Brown.

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Trouble on the Corner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Joe Morton Movies
Trouble on the Corner Edie Falco, Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Goldwyn - Trouble on the Corner is a 1997 Crime, Drama Film in which Tony Goldwyn plays Jeff Steward, a psychologist, takes good care of his patients mostly living in the same apartment. One day a piece ...more

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Lenny the Wonder Dog Craig Ferguson, Joe Morton, Andy Richter - Lenny the Wonder Dog is a 2004 American comedy film about the eponymous dog, Lenny, directed by Oren Goldman from a screenplay written by Michael Winslow, and filmed on locations in Florida. The ...more

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Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Joe Morton Movies
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance Brian Dennehy, Charles S. Dutton, Joe Morton

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Lost in the Grand Canyon Peter Coyote - Lost in the Grand Canyon is a 1999 historical documentary film written and directed by Mark Davis.

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Back in the Day Tia Carrere, Pam Grier, Tatyana Ali - Back in the Day is a 2005 Crime drama starring Ja Rule and Ving Rhames and directed by James Hunter. The film was introduced on May 15, 2004 at the Cannes Film Festival and was released a year ...more

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Ali: An American Hero Joe Morton, David Ramsey, Ray Baker - Ali: An American Hero is an American television film which aired on August 31, 2000 on FOX. It chronicles portions of the career of heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali, who is portrayed by David

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Gone But Not Forgotten Brooke Shields, Marilu Henner, Lou Diamond Phillips - Gone, But Not Forgotten is a 2004 US television mini-series based on the same-titled novel written by Phillip Margolin. The television adaptation starred Brooke Shields as Betsy Tannenbaum and ...more

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Thoughtcrimes Navi Rawat, Joe Morton, Kim Coates - Thoughtcrimes is a 2003 American sci-fi action thriller directed by Breck Eisner.

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Starbright Kathy Bates, James Earl Jones, Sarah Bolger - Starbright is a 2012 fantasy film written and directed by Francesco Lucente.

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Badland Vinessa Shaw, Chandra West, Joe Morton - Badland is a 2007 drama film written by Francesco Lucente and directed by Francesco Lucente

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Double Pedal Gold Joe Morton