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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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