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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.

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

Lance Henriksen is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and Paul W. S. Anderson.

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Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

Released: 1986

Directed by: James Cameron

Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael ...more

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lance Henriksen Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

Released: 1984

Directed by: James Cameron

The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a ...more

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Mayim Bialik, Lance Henriksen, George Buck Flower

Released: 1989

Directed by: Stan Winston

Pumpkinhead is a 1988 American supernatural horror film. It was the directorial debut of special effects artist Stan Winston. While Pumpkinhead received mixed reviews, the film has built up a ...more

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Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar

Released: 1987

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Near Dark is a 1987 American vampire Western horror film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by her and Eric Red. The story follows a young man in a small midwestern town who becomes ...more

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Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan

Released: 2004

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

Alien vs. Predator is a 2004 American science fiction action film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and starring Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen. It is the first installment of the Alien vs. ...more

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#39 of 191 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #25 of 45 The Best Alien Horror Movies Ever Made

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Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

Released: 1992

Directed by: David Fincher

Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director David Fincher. The film is the third installment of the Alien film series. The film takes place ...more

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Wilford Brimley

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Woo

Hard Target is a 1993 American action film directed by Chinese film director John Woo in his American directorial debut. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as Chance Boudreaux, an out-of-work ...more

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Uma Thurman, John Malkovich, Andy Garcia

Released: 1992

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Jennifer 8 is a 1992 American mystery film written and directed by Bruce Robinson and starring Andy García, Uma Thurman, and John Malkovich.
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Dee Wallace, Lance Henriksen, Ashley Hartman

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ryan Schifrin

Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Rex Linn, Dee Wallace, Phil Morris, Paul Gleason and Haley ...more
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Henry Cavill, Katheryn Winnick, Lance Henriksen

Released: 2005

Directed by: Rick Bota

Hellraiser 8: Hellworld is a 2008 horror film written by Carl V. Dupré and directed by Rick Bota.
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Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen, William Sanderson

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Lafia

Man's Best Friend is a 1993 American black comedy horror film, directed and written by John Lafia. It stars Ally Sheedy, Lance Henriksen, Robert Costanzo, Frederic Lehne, John Cassini, and J.D. ...more

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Ray Liotta, David Wenham, Lance Henriksen

Released: 1994

Directed by: Martin Campbell

No Escape, released in some countries as Escape from Absolom, is a 1994 American action/science fiction film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson, ...more
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William Holden, Lee Grant, Lance Henriksen

Released: 1978

Directed by: Don Taylor

Damien: Omen II is a 1978 American horror film directed by Don Taylor, starring William Holden, Lee Grant, and Jonathan Scott-Taylor. The film was the second installment in The Omen series, set ...more

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The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lance Henriksen Movies
Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Released: 1983

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in ...more

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Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Carl Weathers

Released: 1977

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 science fiction film, written and directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, ...more

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Jeff Goldblum, Mary Steenburgen, Lance Henriksen

Released: 1995

Directed by: Victor Salva

Powder is a 1995 American fantasy drama film written and directed by Victor Salva and starring Sean Patrick Flanery in the titular role, with Jeff Goldblum, Mary Steenburgen, Bradford Tatum and ...more

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Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, Renee O'Connor

Released: 1991

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

Stone Cold is a 1991 action movie about a biker gang that is out to assassinate the governor and free one of their members who is on trial for murder. The movie marked the acting debut of 80s ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

Released: 1995

Directed by: Sam Raimi

This film is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio. The story focuses on "The Lady", a gunfighter who ...more

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Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2000

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and ...more

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Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning

Released: 1975

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, written by Frank Pierson, and produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand. The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, ...more

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Lance Henriksen, Nikki DeLoach, Kay Lenz

Released: 1995

Directed by: Larry Ferguson

Gunfighther's Moon is a 1995 film directed by Larry Ferguson.
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Lance Henriksen, Cerina Vincent, Rance Howard

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steven R. Monroe

Sasquatch Mountain is a 2006 science fiction film produced by Grizzly Peak Productions for the Syfy channel, and directed by Steven R. Monroe.
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Lauren Holly, Lance Henriksen, Edrick Browne

Released: 2010

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Scream of the Banshee is a 2011 monster movie directed by Steven C. Miller and released as part of the After Dark Originals series. The film is co-produced by Syfy. Filming began in November ...more
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Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

Released: 1995

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

This film is a 1995 American Western film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Billy Bob Thornton, Iggy Pop, Crispin Glover, John Hurt, Michael Wincott, Lance ...more

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Eric Roberts, Lance Henriksen, Brion James

Released: 1995

Directed by: Victor Salva

The Nature of the Beast is a 1995 horror mystery film written and directed by Victor Salva. It stars Eric Roberts and Lance Henriksen.