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The Best Josh Lucas Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 1.4k votes 244 voters 20.1k views47 items

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of films like You Can Count on Me and True Blue.

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    Sweet Home Alabama

    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2002

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. A young New York City fashion designer (Reese Witherspoon) finds herself running home to divorce her high school...  more

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    Stolen

    Nicolas Cage, Malin Åkerman

    Released2012

    Directed bySimon West

    Stolen, formerly known as Medallion, is a 2012 American action thriller film starring Nicolas Cage, Danny Huston, Malin Åkerman, M.C. Gainey, Sami Gayle, Mark Valley and Josh Lucas....  more
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    Management

    Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2008

    Directed byStephen Belber

    Management is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama directed by Stephen Belber and starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn. It premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and received...  more

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    A Beautiful Mind

    Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe

    Released2001

    Directed byRon Howard

    A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva...  more

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    Big Sur

    Kate Bosworth, Stana Katic

    Released2013

    Directed byMichael Polish

    Big Sur is a 2013 American adventure drama film directed by Michael Polish. It is an adaptation of the 1962 novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The story is based on the time Kerouac spent in Big...  more
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    American Psycho

    Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

    Released2000

    Directed byMary Harron

    American Psycho is a 2000 American neo-noir satirical psychological horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis. Wealthy New York City investment banking...  more

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    Around the Bend

    Christopher Walken, Michael Caine

    Released2004

    Directed byJordan Roberts

    Around the Bend is a 2004 road movie written and directed by Jordan Roberts VI. The film is inspired by the relationship between Roberts and the absentee, criminally insane, substance-abusing father...  more
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    You Can Count on Me

    Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick

    Released2000

    Directed byKenneth Lonergan

    You Can Count on Me is a 2000 American drama film starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin, and Matthew Broderick. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, it tells the story of Sammy, a...  more

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    Glory Road

    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight

    Released2006

    Directed byJames Gartner

    Glory Road is a 2006 American drama sports film directed by James Gartner, based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Don Haskins...  more
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    The Deep End

    Tilda Swinton, Josh Lucas

    Released2001

    Directed byScott McGehee, David Siegel

    The Deep End is a 2001 film written and directed by David Siegel and Scott McGehee. It stars Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic, Jonathan Tucker and Josh Lucas and was released by Fox Searchlight Pictures....  more
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    An Unfinished Life

    Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman

    Released2005

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    An Unfinished Life is a 2005 drama film directed by Swedish director Lasse Hallström, and based on the Mark Spragg novel of the same name. The film stars Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, and Morgan...  more
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    When Strangers Appear

    Radha Mitchell, Josh Lucas

    Released2001

    Directed byScott Reynolds

    When Strangers Appear is a 2001 thriller film....  more
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    Undertow

    Kristen Stewart, Jamie Bell

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

    Undertow is a 2004 thriller film directed by David Gordon Green, starring Jamie Bell, Devon Alan, Dermot Mulroney and Josh Lucas. Taking place in Georgia, the film tells the story of two boys pursued...  more
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    Little Murder

    Deborah Ann Woll, Lake Bell

    Released2010

    Directed byPredrag Antonijević

    Little Murder is a 2011 supernatural thriller film directed by Predrag Antonijević. The film premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 8, 2011....  more
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    Secondhand Lions

    Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment

    Released2003

    Directed byTim McCanlies

    Secondhand Lions, a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tim McCanlies, tells the story of an introverted young boy who is sent to live with his eccentric great-uncles on a farm in...  more

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    The Weight of Water

    Elizabeth Hurley, Sean Penn

    Released2000

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    The Weight of Water is a 2000 French-American mystery thriller film based on Anita Shreve's 1997 novel of the same name. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, the film stars Elizabeth Hurley, Catherine...  more
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    Stolen

    Jessica Chastain, Jon Hamm

    Released2010

    Directed byAnders Anderson

    Stolen is a 2009 mystery–thriller film directed by Anders Anderson and starring Josh Lucas, Jon Hamm and Rhona Mitra....  more
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    Poseidon

    Emmy Rossum, Fergie

    Released2006

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    Poseidon is a 2006 disaster film directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is the third film adaptation of Paul Gallico's novel The Poseidon Adventure, and a loose remake of the 1972 film of...  more

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    A Year in Mooring

    James Cromwell, Josh Lucas

    Released2011

    Directed byChris Eyre

    A Year in Mooring is a film directed by Chris Eyre. "Disarming in its subtly, A YEAR IN MOORING is the quiet cinematic journey about the inevitability of change. Starring Josh Lucas in his first...  more
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    J. Edgar

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts

    Released2011

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    J. Edgar is a 2011 American biographical drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood. Written by Dustin Lance Black, the film focuses on the career of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover...  more

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    The Lincoln Lawyer

    Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei

    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Furman

    The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei. The...  more
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    Empire Falls

    Paul Newman, Helen Hunt

    Released2005

    Directed byFred Schepisi

    Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. It was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name which was written by Richard Russo. It was nominated for and won...  more

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    Released1991

    Directed byMarina Sargenti

    Child Of Darkness Child Of Light is a 1991 horror film screenplay by Brian Taggert, story by James Patterson and directed by Marina Sargenti....  more
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    Red Dog

    Rachael Taylor, Josh Lucas

    Released2011

    Directed byKriv Stenders

    Red Dog is a 2011 Australian family film directed by Kriv Stenders and produced by Nelson Woss and Julie Ryan. The film is based on a true story from the novel Red Dog by Louis de Bernieres about Red...  more
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    Death in Love

    Morena Baccarin, Jacqueline Bissett

    Released2008

    Directed byBoaz Yakin

    Death in Love is a psychosexual-thriller about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a doctor overseeing human experimentation at a Nazi German concentration camp, and the impact this has on her...  more