The Best Josh Hartnett Movies 

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like Here on Earth and Resurrecting the Champ, in it.

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

Josh Hartnett has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Michael Bay and Quentin Tarantino.

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Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Bay

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Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in ...more

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Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

Released: 2006

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Lucky Number Slevin, is a 2006 thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu and Stanley ...more

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Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Ben Foster

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Slade

For centuries, vampires have stayed in the dark, forced to hide each morning or else be destroyed by the burning power of the sun. But in Columbia Pictures' 30 Days of Night, based on the ...more

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Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne, Jessica Paré

Released: 2004

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

Wicker Park is a 2004 American psychological drama/romantic mystery film directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Rose Byrne, Diane Kruger and Matthew Lillard. The film is a remake ...more

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Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

Released: 1998

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

The Faculty is a 1998 science fiction horror film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea ...more

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Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Josh Hartnett, Emmanuelle Vaugier

Released: 2002

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

40 Days and 40 Nights is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Michael Lehmann, written by Rob Perez and starring Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon and Paulo Costanzo. The film depicts Matt ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

Released: 1998

Directed by: Steve Miner

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Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

Released: 2006

Directed by: Brian De Palma

The Black Dahlia is a 2006 American neo noir thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. It is drawn from a novel of the same name by James Ellroy, writer of L.A. Confidential and stars Josh ...more

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Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, André 3000

Released: 2003

Directed by: Ron Shelton

This film is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. The film also features Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Gladys Knight, Master ...more

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O Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen, Josh Hartnett

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tim Blake Nelson

O is a 2001 American drama film, and a loose modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's Othello. The film's intended release date was April 1999, but the film was shelved for two years by its ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

Released: 1999

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

The film is a 1999 American drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola, produced by her father Francis Ford Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, and A. ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Charlton Heston

Released: 2001

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Town & Country is a 2001 film starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Garry Shandling and directed by Peter Chelsom. It is a romantic comedy in which Beatty plays an architect, ...more

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Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Josh Hartnett

Released: 2010

Directed by: Guy Moshe

Bunraku is a 2010 martial-arts action film written and directed by Guy Moshe based on a story by Boaz Davidson. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Ron Perlman, Kevin ...more
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Josh Hartnett, Leelee Sobieski, Annette O'Toole

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mark Piznarski

Here on Earth is a 2000 romantic drama film directed by Mark Piznarski with a screenplay by Michael Seitzman. It stars Chris Klein, Leelee Sobieski, and Josh Hartnett. The original music score ...more

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Teri Hatcher, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Nichols

Released: 2007

Directed by: Rod Lurie

Resurrecting the Champ is a 2007 American drama sports film directed by Rod Lurie. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Michael Bortman and Allison Burnett, based on a Los ...more
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Josh Hartnett, Lee Byung-hun, Elias Koteas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Tran Anh Hung

I Come with the Rain is a 2009 neo-noir atmospheric thriller written and directed by Vietnamese-born French director Tran Anh Hung, starring American actor Josh Hartnett. After making three ...more
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Josh Hartnett, Radha Mitchell, Gary Cole

Released: 2005

Directed by: Petter Næss

Mozart and the Whale is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film starring Josh Hartnett and Radha Mitchell, and directed by Petter Næss.
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David Bowie, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Josh Hartnett

Released: 2008

Directed by: Austin Chick

August is a 2008 American drama film directed by Austin Chick and presented by 57th & Irving. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman focuses on two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs ...more
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Josh Hartnett, Bipasha Basu, Tamsin Egerton

Released: 2013

Directed by: Roland Joffé

The Lovers is a 2013 English-language romance time travel adventure film directed by Roland Joffé and written by Ajey Jhankar. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Bipasha Basu, Alice Englert, ...more
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Heidi Klum, Alan Rickman, Josh Hartnett

Released: 2001

Directed by: Paddy Breathnach

Blow Dry is a 2001 British comedy film directed by Paddy Breathnach, written by Simon Beaufoy and starring Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Rachel Griffiths, and Josh Hartnett. The plot focuses ...more
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Keira Knightley, Hugh Jackman, Cate Blanchett

Directed by: Deborra-Lee Furness, Illeana Douglas, Mark Palansky, Andrew Upton

Stories of Lost Souls is a compilation of eight cinematic stories of lonely souls in unexpected situations starring many of cinema's biggest names including Josh Hartnett, Hugh Jackman, Keira ...more
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Dark Star Hollow Elisha Cuthbert, Josh Hartnett, Christopher Lambert

Released: 2011

Directed by: John Carl Buechler

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Emmanuelle Chriqui, Rosario Dawson, Danny DeVito

Released: 2011

Directed by: Sebastian Gutierrez

Girl Walks into a Bar is a 2011 multiple story line ensemble comedy film produced exclusively for Internet distribution. It is directed by Sebastián Gutiérrez from his own script, ...more