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The Best Lance Henriksen Movies

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

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

List ranges from Close Encounters of the Third Kind to Pumpkinhead, plus much more.

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    Aliens
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    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton

    Released1986

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Man's Best Friend
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    Man's Best Friend

    Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen

    Released1993

    Directed byJohn Lafia

    Man's Best Friend is a 1993 American black comedy horror film, directed and written by John... more on Wikipedia

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    Stone Cold
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    Stone Cold

    Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen

    Released1991

    Directed byCraig R. Baxley

    Stone Cold is a 1991 action movie about a biker gang that is out to assassinate the governor... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Pumpkinhead
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    Pumpkinhead

    Mayim Bialik, Lance Henriksen

    Released1989

    Directed byStan Winston

    Pumpkinhead is a 1988 American supernatural horror film. It was the directorial debut of... more on Wikipedia

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    The Terminator
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    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

    The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James... more on Wikipedia

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    Tarzan
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    Tarzan

    Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Lima, Chris Buck

    Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipedia

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    Near Dark
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    Near Dark

    Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen

    Released1987

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    Near Dark is a 1987 American vampire Western horror film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and... more on Wikipedia

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    Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes
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    Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes

    Lance Henriksen, Doug Bradley

    Released2006

    Directed byJake West

    Pumpkinhead 3: Ashes to Ashes is a 2006 American made-for-television sequel in the Pumpkinhead... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Alien 3
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    Alien 3

    Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Alien vs. Predator
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    Alien vs. Predator

    Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

    Alien vs. Predator is a 2004 American science fiction action film directed by Paul W. S.... more on Wikipedia

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    Dead Man
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    Dead Man

    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi

    Released1995

    Directed byJim Jarmusch

    This film is a 1995 American Western film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars... more on Wikipedia

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    Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud
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    Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud

    Lance Henriksen, Amy Manson

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Hurst

    Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud is a 2007 American made-for-television sequel in the Pumpkinhead... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

    Released1977

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 science fiction film, written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    The Right Stuff
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    The Right Stuff

    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris

    Released1983

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

    The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Scream 3
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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise.... more on Wikipedia

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    Powder
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    Powder

    Jeff Goldblum, Mary Steenburgen

    Released1995

    Directed byVictor Salva

    Powder is a 1995 American fantasy drama film written and directed by Victor Salva and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Damien: Omen II
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    Damien: Omen II

    William Holden, Lee Grant

    Released1978

    Directed byDon Taylor

    Damien: Omen II is a 1978 American horror film directed by Don Taylor, starring William... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Superman: Brainiac Attacks
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    Superman: Brainiac Attacks

    Dana Delany, Shelley Fabares

    Released2006

    Directed byCurt Geda

    Superman: Brainiac Attacks is a 2006 direct-to-video animated film with production designs... more on Wikipedia
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    The Untold
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    The Untold

    Erica Durance, Lance Henriksen

    Released2002

    Directed byJonas Quastel

    The Untold is a 2002 adventure horror film independently produced in Canada written and... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Alone in the Dark II
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    Alone in the Dark II

    Danny Trejo, Lance Henriksen

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Scheerer, Michael Roesch

    Alone in the Dark II is a 2008 German-American horror film starring Rick Yune, Rachel Specter... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    When a Stranger Calls
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    When a Stranger Calls

    Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy

    Released2006

    Directed bySimon West

    When a Stranger Calls is a 2006 American horror thriller film directed by Simon West and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Appaloosa
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    Appaloosa

    Renée Zellweger, Viggo Mortensen

    Released2008

    Directed byEd Harris

    Appaloosa is an American western based on the 2005 novel, Appaloosa, by writer Robert B.... more on Wikipedia

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    Johnny Handsome
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    Johnny Handsome

    Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke

    Released1989

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Johnny Handsome is an 1989 American crime-drama film directed by Walter Hill and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Jagged Edge
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    Jagged Edge

    Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Marquand

    Jagged Edge is a 1985 film starring Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, and Peter Coyote. Robert Loggia... more on Wikipedia
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    Abominable
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    Abominable

    Dee Wallace, Lance Henriksen

    Released2006

    Directed byRyan Schifrin

    Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt... more on Wikipedia