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This list of the best Kevin Costner movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Kevin Costner became an Oscar-winner when his 1990 film Dances with Wolves took home the top prize at the Academy Awards. Kevin Costner'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 Kevin Costner movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kevin Costner movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kevin Costner movies?" and "What are the greatest Kevin Costner roles of all time?" Do you prefer the films starring a young Kevin Costner or the titles he's in as a more mature actor? The greatest Kevin Costner performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. This list of his illustrious and often sports related filmography includes movies like Field of Dreams and The Untouchables.If you think the best Kevin Costner role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you're a fan of Costner's epic stories, you might also enjoy our list of best Mel Gibson movies and best Russell Crowe movies.

Kevin Costner is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Ron Howard, Brian De Palma and Joseph McGinty Nichol. If Kevin Costner movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Kurt Russell and Mel Gibson too.

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Dances with Wolves is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic western film directed, produced by, and starring Kevin Costner. It is a film adaptation of the 1988 book of the same name by Michael Blake and tells ...more

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Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner Field of Dreams is a 1989 American fantasy-drama film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, who also wrote the screenplay, adapting W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe. It stars Kevin Costner, Amy ...more

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The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner The Untouchables is a 1987 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by David Mamet. Based on the book The Untouchables, the film stars Kevin Costner as government agent ...more

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Bull Durham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Bull Durham Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins Bull Durham is a 1988 American romantic comedy sports film. It is partly based upon the minor league experiences of writer/director Ron Shelton and depicts the players and fans of the Durham ...more

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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Bodyguard Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, written by Lawrence Kasdan, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret ...more

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is a 1991 American-British adventure film directed by Kevin Reynolds. The film stars Kevin Costner as Robin Hood, Morgan Freeman as Azeem, Christian Slater as Will ...more

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Tin Cup is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Tin Cup Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson Tin Cup is a 1996 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Ron Shelton, and starring Kevin Costner and Rene Russo with Cheech Marin and Don Johnson in major supporting roles.

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JFK is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
JFK Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon JFK is a 1991 American historical legal-conspiracy thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and subsequent ...more

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For Love of the Game is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
For Love of the Game Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, J.K. Simmons For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title by Michael Shaara. It is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston. The film ...more

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Open Range is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Open Range Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening Open Range is a 2003 American western film directed and co-produced by Kevin Costner, starring Robert Duvall and Costner, with Annette Bening and Michael Gambon appearing in supporting roles. ...more

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Wyatt Earp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Wyatt Earp Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Téa Leoni Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as lawman Wyatt Earp, and ...more

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Silverado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Silverado Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Kevin Kline Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. It features an ensemble cast, including Kevin ...more

20 Pictures of Young Mel Gibson

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The Guardian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Guardian Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, Sela Ward The Guardian is a 2006 action-adventure drama film starring Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, and Melissa Sagemiller. The film was released on September 29, 2006, and was directed by Andrew Davis. ...more

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A Perfect World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
A Perfect World Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, Laura Dern A Perfect World is a 1993 adventure crime drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Kevin Costner as an escaped convict who befriends a young boy, and ends up embarking on a road trip ...more

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The Postman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Postman Kevin Costner, Tom Petty, Mary Stuart Masterson The Postman is a 1997 American epic post-apocalyptic adventure film. It is directed by, produced by, and stars Kevin Costner, with the screenplay written by Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland, based ...more

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Thirteen Days is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Thirteen Days Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Chip Esten Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson dramatising the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the US political ...more

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No Way Out is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
No Way Out Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman No Way Out is a 1987 thriller film. It stars Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, and Sean Young. Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Fred Thompson, and Iman appear in supporting ...more

The Most Overrated Actors of All Time

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Message in a Bottle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Message in a Bottle Hayden Panettiere, Kevin Costner, Paul Newman Message in a Bottle is a 1999 American romantic drama film directed by Luis Mandoki. Based on a novel with the same name by Nicholas Sparks, the film stars Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, and Paul ...more

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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Waterworld Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film directed by Kevin Reynolds and co-written by Peter Rader and David Twohy. It was based on Rader's original 1986 ...more

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Draft Day is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Draft Day Kevin Costner Draft Day is a 2014 American sports drama film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Kevin Costner. It was released on April 11, 2014. The premise revolves around the general manager of the ...more

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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Revenge Kevin Costner, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn Revenge is a 1990 romantic thriller film directed by Tony Scott, starring Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Miguel Ferrer and Sally Kirkland. Some scenes were filmed in Mexico. The ...more

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Mr. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Mr. Brooks Demi Moore, Kevin Costner, Danielle Panabaker Mr. Brooks is a 2007 American psychological thriller film directed by Bruce A. Evans starring Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, Dane Cook, and William Hurt. It was released on June 1, 2007. The film ...more

The Best Kevin Hart Movies

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McFarland, USA is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Mcfarland, USA Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor McFarland, USA is an American 2015 sports drama film directed by Niki Caro and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the true story of a 1987 cross country team from a predominantly ...more

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Dragonfly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Dragonfly Kevin Costner, Kathy Bates, Linda Hunt Dragonfly is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Kevin Costner. The story is about a grieving doctor being contacted by his late wife through his patients' near-death

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3000 Miles to Graceland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
3000 Miles to Graceland Courteney Cox, Kevin Costner, Kurt Russell 3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 action film., starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Bokeem Woodbine, Christian Slater, and Kevin Pollak. It is a story of theft ...more

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3 Days to Kill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
3 Days to Kill Amber Heard, Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld 3 Days to Kill is a 2014 French-American action thriller film directed by McG and written by Luc Besson and Adi Hasak. The film stars Kevin Costner, Amber Heard, Hailee Steinfeld, Connie ...more

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Hatfields & McCoys is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
bamagram added Hatfields & McCoys Kevin Costner, Tom Berenger, Bill Paxton It’s the true American story of a legendary family feud—one that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia. Hatfields & McCoys, a three-part miniseries, ...more

The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Rumor Has It is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Rumor Has It Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman Rumor Has It is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine and Mark Ruffalo. The screenplay by Ted Griffin derives from a ...more

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Swing Vote is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Swing Vote Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer, Willie Nelson Swing Vote is a 2008 comedy-drama film about an entire U.S. presidential election determined by the vote of one man. It was directed by Joshua Michael Stern and starred Kevin Costner, Paula ...more

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The Upside of Anger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Upside of Anger Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Costner, Keri Russell The Upside of Anger is a 2005 American romantic comedy and drama film written and directed by Mike Binder and set in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. It stars Joan Allen, Kevin Costner and Evan ...more

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Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner Man of Steel is a 2013 superhero film based on the DC Comics character Superman, co-produced by Legendary Pictures and Syncopy Films, and distributed by Warner Bros. It is the first installment ...more

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The War is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The War Kevin Costner, Elijah Wood, Christine Baranski The War is a 1994 drama film directed by Jon Avnet and starring Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, and Mare Winningham. It is a coming of age tale set in Mississippi in the 1970s. The film gained Wood ...more

The Best Movies Produced by Michael Douglas

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Chris Pine Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a 2014 American action thriller film, directed by Kenneth Branagh. Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Branagh, and Keira Knightley star in leading roles. The film features ...more

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Fandango is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Fandango Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, E.G. Daily Fandango is a 1985 American film directed by Kevin Reynolds. It was originally a student film titled Proof made by Reynolds while he was attending USC film school. It was a parody of Greek life ...more

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American Flyers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
American Flyers Kevin Costner, Jennifer Grey, Alexandra Paul American Flyers is a 1985 film starring Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul and Janice Rule about bicycle racing. It was directed by John Badham and written by ...more

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Black or White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Black or White Kevin Costner, Gillian Jacobs, Octavia Spencer Black and White is an upcoming American drama film directed and written by Mike Binder. The film stars Kevin Costner, Gillian Jacobs, Jennifer Ehle, Octavia Spencer and Bill Burr.

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The Company Men is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Company Men Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones The Company Men is an American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It stars Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones. It premiered at the 26th Sundance Film ...more

Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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Criminal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Criminal Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones Criminal is a 2016 American science fiction action crime thriller film directed by Ariel Vromen. The film is about a convict who is implanted with a dead CIA agent's memories to finish an ...more

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The New Daughter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The New Daughter Kevin Costner, Samantha Mathis, Noah Taylor The New Daughter is a 2009 US horror film and the feature directorial debut of Spanish screenwriter Luis Berdejo. It stars Kevin Costner, Ivana Baquero and Samantha Mathis. Based on the short ...more

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Jus... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin Batman vs. Superman is an upcoming 2016 film written by David S. Goyer, Zack Snyder, and Chris Terrio; directed by Zack Snyder.

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The Big Chill is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
The Big Chill Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and ...more

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Night Shift is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Night Shift Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty, Michael Keaton Night Shift is a 1982 American comedy film, one of former actor Ron Howard's earliest directorial efforts. It stars Howard's Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler along with Michael Keaton, in his ...more

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Play It to the Bone is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Play It to the Bone Mike Tyson, Lucy Liu, Kevin Costner Play It to the Bone is a 1999 sports/comedy-drama film, starring Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson, written and directed by Ron Shelton. It follows the adventures of two boxers and best ...more

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Hidden Figures is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Hidden Figures Tariji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi, based on the non-fiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly. The story of a team of female African-American ...more

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On Native Soil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
On Native Soil Kevin Costner, Hilary Swank Almost as frightening as the tragic events it details, ON NATIVE SOIL is essential viewing for anyone seeking to understand how systemic failures in U.S. national security led to the terrorist ...more

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Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. Kevin Costner, Peter Risch, Roselyn Royce Sizzle Beach, U.S.A, is an independent film starring Kevin Costner, Terry Congie, Leslie Brander and Roselyn Royce. It was not released until 1986 after Costner became a celebrity. His biography ...more

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Molly's Game is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Molly's Game Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner Molly's Game is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. Based on the memoir by Molly Bloom, the film tells the true story of an Olympic-class skier (Jessica Chastain) ...more

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Testament is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Testament Kevin Costner, Rebecca De Mornay, Jane Alexander Testament is a drama film based on The Last Testament by Carol Amen, directed by Lynne Littman and written by John Sacret Young. The film tells the story of how one small suburban town near the ...more

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Stacy's Knights is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kevin Costner Movies
Stacy's Knights Kevin Costner, Mike Reynolds, Shashawnee Hall Stacy's Knights is a 1983 American film directed by Jim Wilson. The film is also known as Double Down, The Touch, Winning Streak.