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The Best Josh Brolin Movies

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

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

Featured in small scenes throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Josh Brolin stars as Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War

List ranges from Sicario to True Grit and more.

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

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  • Avengers: Endgame1
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    American Gangster

    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byRidley Scott

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  • No Country for Old Men4
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    No Country for Old Men

    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released2007

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Men in Black 35
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    Men in Black 3

    Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

    Released2012

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

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  • Planet Terror6
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    Planet Terror

    Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • Gangster Squad7
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    Gangster Squad

    Emma Stone, Sean Penn

    Released2013

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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  • Milk8
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    Milk

    James Franco, Sean Penn

    Released2008

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • W.9
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    W.

    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton

    Released2008

    Directed byOliver Stone

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  • Grindhouse10
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    Grindhouse

    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie

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  • True Grit11
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    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Oldboy12
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    Oldboy

    Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen

    Released2013

    Directed bySpike Lee

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  • The Goonies13
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    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

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  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For14
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    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba

    Released2014

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

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  • Into the Blue15
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    Into the Blue

    Jessica Alba, Paul Walker

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Stockwell

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  • Hollow Man16
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    Hollow Man

    Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2000

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

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  • Hail, Caesar!17
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    Hail, Caesar!

    Josh Brolin, George Clooney

    Released2016

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  • Sicario18
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    Sicario

    Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro

    Released2015

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

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  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron19
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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

    Charlie Sheen, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2010

    Directed byOliver Stone

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  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger21
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    You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

    Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2010

    Directed byWoody Allen

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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    Everest

    Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin

    Released2015

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    Best Laid Plans

    Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Barker

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    Flirting with Disaster

    Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore

    Released1996

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

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