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The Best Jon Voight Movies 

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

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

List features Tropic Thunder, Coming Home and more.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Jon Voight include names like Michael Bay, Brian De Palma and Tony Scott. Movie fans who love Jon Voight have also been known to enjoy films starring Craig T. Nelson and Ed O'Neill.

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Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty
Deliverance is a 1972 American dramatic thriller film produced and directed by John Boorman, and starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox, with the latter two making their ...more

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#120 of 351 The Best Movies Based On Books #549 of 799 The Best Horror Movies Of All Timefeaturing The Making Of 'Deliverance' Was Even More Horrifying Than The Film's Backwoods Locals

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Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Bob Balaban
Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 American drama film based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. The script was written by Waldo Salt, directed by John Schlesinger, and stars Jon ...more

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#1,483 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #8 of 34 Great Movies About Sad Loner Characterslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Jon Voight, Rebecca De Mornay, Eric Roberts
Runaway Train is a 1985 American action-thriller film, directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. The screenplay by Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel and Edward Bunker was based on an original screenplay by ...more

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Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maximilian Schell
The Odessa File is a 1974 thriller film adaptation of the novel The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth, about a struggle between a young German reporter and the ODESSA, an organization for ...more
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Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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#610 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #34 of 99 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time #396 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern
Coming Home is a 1978 drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jane Fonda, Jon Voight and Bruce Dern. The screenplay by Waldo Salt and Robert C. Jones was from a story by Nancy Dowd. The ...more

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#299 of 324 Movies with the Best Soundtracks #324 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Starslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean
National Treasure is a 2004 American adventure film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was written by Jim Kouf, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Cormac Wibberley, and Marianne ...more

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#40 of 209 The Best Adventure Movies #24 of 140 The Best Disney Live-Action Moviesfeaturing 'National Treasure' Is Way, Way Weirder Than You Remember

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Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke
The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Matt Damon, based on the 1995 novel of the same name by John Grisham. Danny DeVito, Danny ...more

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Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight
Catch-22 is a 1970 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller. In creating a black comedy revolving around the "lunatic characters" of Heller's satirical novel set ...more

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Jon Voight, Paul Winfield, Hume Cronyn
Conrack is a 1974 film based on the 1972 autobiographical book The Water Is Wide by Pat Conroy, directed by Martin Ritt and starring Jon Voight in the title role, alongside Paul Winfield, Madge ...more
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Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman
Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more

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#47 of 722 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #10 of 75 The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operativeslisted on The Very Best Movies About Hackers

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Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell
The Champ is a 1979 remake, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name which was directed by King Vidor. It stars Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, and Ricky ...more

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#150 of 591 The Best '70s Movies #61 of 199 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren
National Treasure: Book of Secrets is a 2007 mystery/adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2004 film National Treasure and is the second part of the National Treasure franchise. It was directed ...more

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#381 of 748 The Greatest Action Movies of All Time #89 of 179 The Best Mystery Movies

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Jon Voight, Jeff Daniels, Ellen Burstyn
The Five People You Meet in Heaven is a 2004 film directed by Lloyd Kramer.
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Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave
Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American action spy film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the 1960s television series. IMF Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) must uncover the mole who has framed

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#147 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #7 of 114 The Best Movies Based on TV Showslisted on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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Jon Voight, Teri Polo, Dermot Mulroney
Beyond is a 2011 thriller film written by Gregory Gieras and directed by Josef Rusnak.
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Jon Voight, Garcelle Beauvais, Teri Polo
Second String is a 2002 film directed by Robert Lieberman.
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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more

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#57 of 69 25+ Great Movies That Have a Ticking Clock #27 of 69 The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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Jon Voight, Don Cheadle, Ving Rhames
Rosewood is a 1997 film directed by John Singleton. While based on historic events of the 1923 in Florida, when a white mob takes out blacks and destroyed their town, the film introduces ...more

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#48 of 722 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #11 of 27 The Greatest African American Biopics

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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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Jon Voight, David Steinberg, Severn Darden
Fearless Frank is a 1967 film directed by Philip Kaufman. It is notable as the film debut of Jon Voight. Voight plays a murdered drifter who gets reanimated and turned into a superhero by a ...more
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End of the Game
Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bissett, Robert Shaw
End of the Game is a 1975 German thriller film directed by Maximilian Schell and starring Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt and Robert Shaw. Co-written by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, the ...more
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Jon Voight, Ellen Barkin, JoBeth Williams
Desert Bloom is a 1986 American drama film directed by Eugene Corr and starring an ensemble cast led by Jon Voight and JoBeth Williams. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the ...more
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Lucy Lawless, Jon Voight, Sam Neill
The Rainbow Warrior, sometimes called The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, is a 1993 television film starring Sam Neill and Jon Voight.
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Kiefer Sutherland, Jon Voight, Robert Carlyle
24 is a television film based on the series 24.