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The Best Joel Edgerton Movies  

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including King Arthur and The Thief.

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Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte
Warrior is a 2011 American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton as two estranged brothers whose entrance into a mixed martial arts tournament ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan
The Great Gatsby is a 2013 Australian-American 3D drama film based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name. The film was co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann, and stars Leonardo ...more
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Eric Christian Olsen, Joel Edgerton
The Thing is a 2011 science fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. and written by Eric Heisserer based on the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell. It is a prequel to ...more
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Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Jacki Weaver
"Welcome to the jungle known as the Melbourne underworld. Animal Kingdom uses this edgy locale to unspool a gripping tale of survival and revenge. Pope Codyis on the run from a gang of ...more
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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Nick Frost
Kinky Boots is a 2005 British-American comedy-drama film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, and directed by Julian Jarrold. Based on a true story, the movie tells of a struggling British shoe ...more
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Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson
(19 Years before Episode IV) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When ...more
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Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe
Boy Erased is a 2018 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Joel Edgerton, based on Garrard Conley's memoir. When the son (Lucas Hedges) of a Baptist pastor in a small American town is ...more
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Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong
Untitled International Thriller is a 2012 thriller film written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
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Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom, Heath Ledger
Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film directed by Gregor Jordan from a screenplay by John Michael McDonagh. The film portrays the life of Ned Kelly — a legendary bushranger in ...more
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Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone
King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni. It stars Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot, and Keira Knightley as ...more
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Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson
(22 Years Before Episode IV) Ten years after the events of the Battle of Naboo, not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padmé Amidala, and Anakin ...more
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Rhona Mitra, Joel Edgerton, Thomas Kretschmann
Separation City is a 2009 New Zealand film starring Joel Edgerton, Rhona Mitra, Danielle Cormack, and Les Hill. It is directed by Paul Middleditch. Filming concluded in June, 2009, after 5 weeks ...more
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Helen Mirren, John Cleese, Hugo Weaving
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is a 2010 American-Australian computer-animated epic fantasy-adventure film based on the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series by Kathryn Lasky. Zack Snyder ...more
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Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds
Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned informant and Ryan Reynolds as the FBI agent ...more
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It Comes at Night Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott
It Comes at Night is a 2017 American psychological horror film written and directed by Trey Edward Shults. As an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order established by ...more
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Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths, Joel Edgerton
The Hard Word is a 2002 Australian crime film about three bank-robbing brothers who are offered a role in a bold heist while serving time in prison. The film was written and directed by Scott ...more
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Joel Edgerton, Claire van der Boom, Bill Hunter
The Square is a neo-noir thriller film directed by Nash Edgerton, written by his brother Joel Edgerton and Matthew Dabner, and starring David Roberts and Claire van der Boom. Based upon an ...more
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Rose Byrne, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Tilly
Happy End is a 2003 French film written and directed by Amos Kollek. It stars Audrey Tautou, Justin Theroux, Jennifer Tilly and Jim Parsons.
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Crossbow Joel Edgerton, Lisa Chappell, David Michôd
Crossbow is a 2007 short drama film written and directed by David Michôd.
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Isabel Lucas, Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton
The Waiting City is a 2009 Australian film directed by Claire McCarthy. The Waiting City stars Joel Edgerton and Radha Mitchell, and was an official selection at the 2009 Toronto International ...more
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Teresa Palmer, Joel Edgerton, Antony Starr
Wish You Were Here is a 2012 Australian mystery film directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith. Set in Cambodia and Australia, it details the aftermath of a Southeast Asian holiday gone awry for two
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Jennifer Garner, Common, David Morse
The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a 2012 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges. A magical pre-adolescent boy (CJ Adams) uses his personality and naïveté to have ...more
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Hugh Jackman, Joel Edgerton, Roy Billing
Erskineville Kings is a 1999 Australian drama film directed and produced by newcomer Alan White. The film was produced by Radical Media made for Palace Films on a minimal budget. It was released ...more
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Halle Berry, Eliza Dushku, Casey Affleck
Race the Sun is a 1996 comedy-drama movie starring Halle Berry and James Belushi. The plot is loosely based on the true story of the Konawaena High School Solar Car Team, which finished 18th in ...more
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Joel Edgerton, David Michôd, Nash Edgerton
Spider is a 2007 film directed by Nash Edgerton.