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

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Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt "Deep in the Ozark Mountains, clans live by a code of conduct that no one dares defy—until an intrepid teenage girl has no other choice. When Ree Dolly's crystal-meth-making father skips ...more

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George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more

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Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood Starring Academy Award® Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award® Nominee William H. Macy and Academy Award® Winner Helen Hunt, the film is based on the true story of California-based ...more

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Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, Hugh Dancy Martha Marcy May Marlene is a 2011 American drama thriller film written and directed by Sean Durkin, and starring Elizabeth Olsen, John Hawkes, Sarah Paulson, and Hugh Dancy. The plot focuses on ...more

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Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina Identity is a 2003 American psychological thriller film directed by James Mangold from a screenplay written by Michael Cooney. The film stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina, ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon Contagion is a 2011 medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Marion Cotillard, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, ...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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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The ...more

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John Hawkes, Stephen Root, Martine Beswick During a vacation to a viking location, Muriel is mistaken as the leader of a group of vikings! Courage now has to retrieve her before the battle against the trolls. One of the trolls and the ...more

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Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood I Still Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1998 slasher film and a sequel to the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. Directed by Danny Cannon, the film was written by Trey Callaway, and ...more

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Jeff Bridges, Lauren Graham, Judy Greer The Amateurs, originally called The Moguls, is a 2005 comedy film written and directed by Michael Traeger and starring Jeff Bridges. The story revolves around six friends in a small town in the ...more

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Arcadia John Hawkes, Ty Simpkins, Julia Campbell Arcadia is a 2012 coming-of-age, family and drama film written and directed by Olivia Silver.

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Drew Barrymore, Catherine O'Hara, Luke Wilson Home Fries is a 1998 film directed by Dean Parisot, starring Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson and Jake Busey. The script was originally penned by writer Vince Gilligan for a film class at New York ...more

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Jenna Jameson, Tito Ortiz, John Hawkes Zombie Strippers is a 2008 American zombie comedy film written and directed by Jay Lee, starring Robert Englund, Jenna Jameson, and Tito Ortiz and distributed by Sony Pictures Home ...more

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The Playroom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Hawkes Movies
The Playroom John Hawkes, Molly Parker, Cody Linley The Playroom is a 2012 drama film written by Gretchen Dyer and directed by Julia Dyer.

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Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris Miami Vice is a 2006 American crime film about two Miami police detectives, Crockett and Tubbs, who go undercover to fight drug trafficking operations. The film, written, directed, and produced ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, Michael B. Jordan Hardball is a 2001 American dramedy film directed by Brian Robbins. It stars Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane and D. B. Sweeney. The screenplay by John Gatins is based on the book Hardball: A Season in ...more

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Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle, Octavia Spencer Blue Streak is a 1999 film, directed by Les Mayfield with Martin Lawrence. The director has also directed other famous films, including the remake of Miracle on Thirty-fourth Street in 1994. In ...more

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John Hawkes, Miranda July, Tracy Wright Me and You and Everyone We Know is a 2005 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Miranda July and stars July, John Hawkes, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff, Natasha Slayton, ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Brooke Shields, Morgan Fairchild Freaked is a 1993 American comedy film, directed by Tom Stern and Alex Winter, and written by Stern, Winter and Tim Burns. All three were involved in the short-lived MTV sketch comedy show ...more

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Angelina Jolie, David Duchovny, Peter Stormare Playing God is a 1997 film directed by Andy Wilson. It stars David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, and Angelina Jolie.

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Elizabeth Berkley, Ed Westwick, Jackson Rathbone S. Darko: A Donnie Darko Tale is a 2009 science fiction drama film directed by Chris Fisher and starring Daveigh Chase, Briana Evigan, and Ed Westwick. It is the sequel to the 2001 cult hit ...more

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Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett Wristcutters: A Love Story is a 2006 American black comedy romance road movie written and directed by Goran Dukić, starring Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, and Shannyn Sossamon. Its premise is set ...more

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Salma Hayek, David Arquette, John Hawkes Roadracers is a 1994 made-for-television film directed by Robert Rodriguez, his second feature film following the success of his 1992 debut, El Mariachi. The film originally aired on Showtime ...more

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Everything Will Happen Before You Die Nick Stahl, John Hawkes, Anita Briem Everything Will Happen Before You Die is a 2010 comedy film directed by Dan Finkel.

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Sweet Poison John Hawkes, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Noble Willingham

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Vera Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, John Hawkes Higher Ground is a 2011 American drama film directed by Vera Farmiga in her directorial debut. Farmiga also stars in the film alongside Joshua Leonard, John Hawkes, Donna Murphy and Norbert Leo ...more

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Earthwork John Hawkes, Bruce MacVittie, Sam Greenlee Earthwork is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Chris Ordal.

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Deep in the Heart John Hawkes, Kenneth Cranham, Amanda Root Deep in the Heart is a 1996 comedy drama film written by Tom Huckabee, Stephen Purvis and Jesse Sublett and directed by Stephen Purvis.

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Sarah Silverman, Kelly Monaco, Emilio Estevez Late Last Night is a 1999 television movie directed and written by Steven Brill. The film stars Emilio Estevez and Steven Weber and also features cameo appearances by Allen Covert and Kelly

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Eves Necklace John Hawkes, Cyndi Williams, Kevin Simon Eve's Necklace is a 2009 animated thriller film written and directed by Daniel Erickson.

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Small Town Saturday Night Chris Pine, Octavia Spencer, John Hawkes Small Town Saturday Night is a 2010 American ensemble drama film by writer-director Ryan Craig. The film stars Chris Pine, Shawn Christian, John Hawkes and Bre Blair. The film also features ...more

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Guy Pearce, Shawnee Smith, John Hawkes A Slipping-Down Life is a 1999 romantic drama film directed by Toni Kalem. Based on a novel by Anne Tyler, it stars Lili Taylor and Guy Pearce.

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Norman Reedus, Emilio Estevez, Denis Leary Sand is 2000 thriller comedy film, directed and written by Matt Palmieri. Starring Michael Vartan, Norman Reedus, Kari Wührer, Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Denis Leary, Jon Lovitz ...more

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Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman Karen Black, John Hawkes, Dan Castellaneta Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman is a 2003 film written and directed by Francis Stokes; the only movie he has directed. It won the Jury Prize at the Deep Ellum Film Festival in 2003. It was ...more

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Tender as Hellfire John Hawkes, Sean Christian Day, Chris Aguilar

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Jaime King, John Hawkes, Jason Lewis The Pardon is a 2013 drama film directed by Tom Anton. Filmed in Shreveport, Louisiana, it stars Jaime King as Toni Jo Henry, a woman who overcomes a tragic beginning but was executed for ...more

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Outlaw Country is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best John Hawkes Movies
Outlaw Country Mary Steenburgen, John Hawkes, Haley Bennett Outlaw Country is a 2011 drama TV movie written by Joshua Goldin and Rachel Abramowitz.