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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joel Edgerton movies?" and "What are the greatest Joel Edgerton roles of all time?"
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  • Warrior1
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    Warrior

    Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy

    Released2011

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

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  • The Thing2
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    The Thing

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Eric Christian Olsen

    Released2011

    Directed byMatthijs van Heijningen, Jr.

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  • Boy Erased3
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    Boy Erased

    Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman

    Released2018

    Directed byJoel Edgerton

    Boy Erased is a 2018 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Joel Edgerton, based on... more on Wikipedia
  • Kinky Boots4
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    Kinky Boots

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton

    Released2005

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

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  • Zero Dark Thirty5
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    Zero Dark Thirty

    Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt

    Released2012

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

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  • Ned Kelly6
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    Ned Kelly

    Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom

    Released2003

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film directed by Gregor Jordan from a... more on Wikipedia
  • Smokin' Aces7
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    Smokin' Aces

    Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys

    Released2006

    Directed byJoe Carnahan

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  • Separation City8
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    Separation City

    Rhona Mitra, Joel Edgerton

    Released2009

    Directed byPaul Middleditch

    Separation City is a 2009 New Zealand film starring Joel Edgerton, Rhona Mitra, Danielle... more on Wikipedia
  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole9

    Released2010

    Directed byZack Snyder

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  • The Great Gatsby10
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    The Great Gatsby

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire

    Released2013

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

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  • It Comes at Night11
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    It Comes at Night

    Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough

    Released2017

    Directed byTrey Edward Shults

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  • The Hard Word12
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    The Hard Word

    Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths

    Released2002

    Directed byScott Roberts

    The Hard Word is a 2002 Australian crime film about three bank-robbing brothers who are... more on Wikipedia
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith13
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    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor

    Released2005

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

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  • The Square14
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    The Square

    Joel Edgerton, Claire van der Boom

    Released2008

    Directed byNash Edgerton

    The Square is a neo-noir thriller film directed by Nash Edgerton, written by his brother Joel... more on Wikipedia
  • Animal Kingdom15
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    Animal Kingdom

    Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Michôd

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  • Happy End16
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    Happy End

    Rose Byrne, Melanie Griffith

    Released2003

    Directed byAmos Kollek, Paul Goldman

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  • Open Window17
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    Open Window

    Cybill Shepherd, Robin Tunney

    Released2006

    Directed byMia Goldman

  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green18
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    The Odd Life of Timothy Green

    Jennifer Garner, Common

    Released2012

    Directed byPeter Hedges

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    Acolytes

    Joel Edgerton, Bella Heathcote

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Hewitt

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  • The Pitch20
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    The Pitch

    Joel Edgerton

    Released2001

    Directed byNash Edgerton

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  • Wish You Were Here21
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    Wish You Were Here

    Teresa Palmer, Joel Edgerton

    Released2012

    Directed byKieran Darcy-Smith

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  • The Cartographer22
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    The Cartographer

    Joel Edgerton, Paula Arundell

    Released2011

    Directed byJane Shadbolt

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    Father

    Joel Edgerton

    Released2008

    Directed bySebastian Danta

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  • The Waiting City24
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    The Waiting City

    Isabel Lucas, Radha Mitchell

    Released2009

    Directed byClaire McCarthy

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  • Praise25
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    Praise

    Joel Edgerton, Sacha Horler

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Curran

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