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List of the best Kris Kristofferson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Kris Kristofferson may best be known for penning hit songs like "Me and Bobby McGee" and "For the Good Times," but he is also an accomplished actor. Kris Kristofferson'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 Kris Kristofferson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kris Kristofferson movies will be at the top of the list. Kris Kristofferson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kris Kristofferson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kris Kristofferson films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List features films like A Star Is Born, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, and many more

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kris Kristofferson movies?" and "What are the greatest Kris Kristofferson roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Kristofferson's dramatic work, you might also enjoy our list of best Barbra Streisand movies and best Wesley Snipes movies.

Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Kris Kristofferson at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Kris Kristofferson movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Dolly Parton and Bob Dylan too.

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A Star Is Born Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson A Star Is Born is a 1976 American rock music musical film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand, who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an ...more

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Convoy Kris Kristofferson, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Young Convoy is a 1978 action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine and Burt Young. The movie is based on the 1975 country and western novelty ...more

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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid is a 1973 American Western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, and Bob Dylan, and written by Rudy Wurlitzer. The ...more

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore is a 1974 American comedy-drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Robert Getchell. It stars Ellen Burstyn as a widow who travels with her preteen ...more

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Songwriter Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Lesley Ann Warren Songwriter is a 1984 film, directed by Alan Rudolph. The film concerns Doc Jenkins, a country and western composer and the devious tricks he employs to extricate himself from his legal ...more

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Stagecoach Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson Stagecoach is a 1986 made-for-TV film. It is a remake of the classic 1939 film Stagecoach and stars Kris Kristofferson as the Ringo Kid, the part originally played by John Wayne. Willie Nelson ...more

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Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords Blade is a 1998 American vampire superhero action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid ...more

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Cisco Pike Gene Hackman, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black Cisco Pike is a 1972 drama written and directed by Bill L. Norton. It stars Kris Kristofferson as a musician fallen on hard luck who turns to dealing marijuana as a means of income. The film ...more

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Lone Star Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson, Frances McDormand Lone Star is a 1996 drama, mystery, romance film written and directed by John Sayles.

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Dolphin Tale Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson Dolphin Tale is a 2011 family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith from a screenplay by Karen Janszen and Noam Dromi and a book of the same name. It stars Nathan Gamble, Harry Connick, ...more

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Millennium Cheryl Ladd, Kris Kristofferson, Daniel J. Travanti Millennium is a 1989 science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Robert Joy, Brent Carver, Al Waxman and Daniel J. Travanti. The original ...more

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Wooly Boys Kris Kristofferson, Peter Fonda, Keith Carradine Wooly Boys is a 2001 American comedy drama film directed by Leszek Burzynski. It stars Peter Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, and Joseph Mazzello about sheep ranchers in the Badlands of North Dakota.

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Blood & Orchids Madeleine Stowe, Kris Kristofferson, Sean Young Blood & Orchids is a 1986 made-for-TV crime-drama film. Written for the screen by Norman Katkov, it was an adaptation of Katkov's own novel which, in turn, was inspired by the 1932 Massie ...more

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Flashpoint Kris Kristofferson, Rip Torn, Jean Smart Flashpoint is a film starring Kris Kristofferson and Treat Williams. Rip Torn, Jean Smart, Kurtwood Smith, and Tess Harper also co-star. The movie was directed by William Tannen and based on a ...more

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The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Marcia Cross The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James is a 1986 tv film directed by William A. Graham.

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Heaven's Gate Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Bridges Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino. Loosely based on the Johnson County War, it portrays a fictional dispute between land barons and ...more

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Outlaw Justice Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings

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Dreamer Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, Elisabeth Shue Dreamer is a 2005 American family drama film starring Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning, inspired by the true story of an injured Thoroughbred racehorse named Mariah's Storm. The film was written ...more

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Semi-Tough Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Brian Dennehy Semi-Tough is a 1977 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Lotte Lenya, Bert Convy, and Brian Dennehy, set in the world of ...more

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Another Pair of Aces is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kris Kristofferson Movies
Another Pair of Aces Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Severance

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Welcome Home Kris Kristofferson, Sam Waterston, JoBeth Williams Welcome Home is a 1989 drama film directed by Franklin Schaffner. It stars Kris Kristofferson as a Vietnam War veteran who returns to his family after many years and who tries to readjust to ...more

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The Tracker Kris Kristofferson, Scott Wilson, Geoffrey Blake

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Fire Down Below Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger Fire Down Below is a 1997 American action film directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá in his directorial debut, and starring Steven Seagal. The film also includes cameos by ...more

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Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more

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Payback Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello Payback is a 1999 American action crime film directed by Brian Helgeland and starring Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello and David Paymer. It was based on the novel The Hunter by Donald E. ...more

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Limbo Kris Kristofferson, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, David Strathairn Limbo is a 1999 drama film written, produced, edited, and directed by American independent filmmaker John Sayles. The drama features Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, David Strathairn, Vanessa ...more

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Christmas in Connecticut Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kris Kristofferson, Tony Curtis Christmas in Connecticut is a 1992 comedy tv film directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Bloodworth Hilary Duff, Val Kilmer, Kris Kristofferson Bloodworth is a 2010 drama film directed by Shane Dax Taylor and based on Provinces of Night, a novel by William Gay. The film stars Val Kilmer, Kris Kristofferson and Hilary Duff.

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He's Just Not That Into You Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more

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Snow Buddies Whoopi Goldberg, Kris Kristofferson, Molly Shannon Disney s adorable talking puppies are back, and this time they venture to the frosty arctic and team up with new friends in a thrilling dogsled race across Alaska. Join your favorite pups ...more

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Joyful Noise Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah, Kris Kristofferson Joyful Noise is a 2012 American musical comedy-drama film, starring Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Courtney B. Vance, and introducing Jeremy Jordan. It was written and directed by ...more

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Dance with Me Kris Kristofferson, Jane Krakowski, Vanessa L. Williams Dance with Me is a 1998 drama film on love and dance directed by Randa Haines and starring Vanessa L. Williams and Puerto Rican singer Chayanne.

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Blade: Trinity Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H Blade: Trinity is a 2004 American vampire superhero action film written, produced and directed by David S. Goyer who also wrote the screenplays to Blade and Blade II, and also produced by and ...more

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A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries Kris Kristofferson, Leelee Sobieski, Michelle Fairley A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries is a 1998 drama film directed by James Ivory and written by James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Leelee Sobieski ...more

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Planet of the Apes Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti Planet of the Apes is a 2001 American science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and starring Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti, and Estella ...more

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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea Kris Kristofferson, Sarah Miles, Jonathan Kahn The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea is a 1976 film starring Kris Kristofferson and Sarah Miles, directed by Lewis John Carlino. It was adapted from the 1963 novel The Sailor Who Fell ...more

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Trouble in Mind Kris Kristofferson, Divine, Lori Singer Trouble in Mind is a 1985 neo-noir film, shot in Seattle, which follows an ex-cop just released from jail after serving time for a murder sentence as he returns to the mean streets of the ...more

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Two for Texas Kris Kristofferson, Tom Skerritt, Peter Coyote Two for Texas is a 1998 television movie written by James Lee Burke and directed by Rod Hardy.

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia Kris Kristofferson, Gig Young, Warren Oates Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia is a 1974 American cult action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and featuring Warren Oates. Made in Mexico on a low budget after the commercial failure of Pat ...more

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The Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus Johnny Cash, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus is a 1973 film directed by Robert Elfstrom.

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Blume in Love Kris Kristofferson, Shelley Winters, George Segal Blume in Love is a 1973 film written, produced and directed by Paul Mazursky, who also appears in it. It stars George Segal and Susan Anspach. Others in the cast are Kris Kristofferson, Marsha ...more

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Where the Red Fern Grows Kris Kristofferson, Dave Matthews, Ned Beatty Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.

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Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Peter O'Toole, Kris Kristofferson, Sam Neill Molokai: The Story of Father Damien is a 1999 biographical film of Father Damien, a Belgian priest working at the Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement on the Hawaiian island of Molokai.

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The Last Movie Dennis Hopper, Kris Kristofferson, Peter Fonda The Last Movie is a 1971 drama film from Universal Pictures. It was written by Stewart Stern and directed by Dennis Hopper, who also played a horse wrangler named after the state of Kansas. It ...more

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Deadfall Olivia Wilde, Kate Mara, Eric Bana Deadfall is a 2012 crime drama film directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky, written by Zach Dean and starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, and Charlie Hunnam.

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The Jacket Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Jacket is a 2005 psychological thriller film directed by John Maybury that is partly based on the Jack London novel The Star Rover. Massy Tadjedin wrote the screenplay based on a story by ...more

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Big Top Pee-wee Dustin Diamond, Kris Kristofferson, Benicio del Toro Big Top Pee-wee is a 1988 American comedy film and the sequel to Pee-wee's Big Adventure, and stars Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman, Penelope Ann Miller, Kris Kristofferson, and introducing ...more

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Be Here to Love Me Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris Be Here To Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt is a 2004 documentary film directed by Margaret Brown which chronicles the often turbulent life of American singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt. ...more

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The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock Kris Kristofferson, Frank Welker, Thomas Dekker The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock is a 1998 direct-to-video animated adventure musical film and the sixth film in The Land Before Time series about five dinosaurs who live in ...more

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Rollover Jane Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, Martha Plimpton Rollover is a 1981 political and financial thriller directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Jane Fonda and Kris Kristofferson. The film was nominated for a Razzie Awards for Worst Actor for ...more