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The Best Linda Hamilton Movies

Updated November 1, 2019 788 votes 136 voters 14.2k views35 items

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

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

Items on this list include Mr. Destiny and King Kong Lives.

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

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  • 1

    Mr. Destiny

    Courteney Cox, Michael Caine
    43
    8

    Released1990

    Directed byJames Orr

    Mr. Destiny is a 1990 fantasy comedy film starring James Belushi. Other actors in this film included Linda Hamilton, Michael Caine, Jon Lovitz, Courteney Cox, and Rene Russo....  more
  • 2

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong
    44
    13

    Released1991

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 American science fiction action thriller film written, produced and directed by James Cameron. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert...  more
  • 3

    King Kong Lives

    Linda Hamilton, Brian Kerwin
    33
    7

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Guillermin

    King Kong Lives, also known as King Kong II, is a 1986 American monster film produced by DEG Studios. Directed by John Guillermin and featuring special effects by Carlo Rambaldi, the film starred...  more
  • 4

    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton
    39
    14

    Released1984

    Directed byJames 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
  • 5

    T2 3-D:Battle Across Time

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong
    24
    5

    Released1996

    Directed byJames Cameron, Stan Winston, John Bruno

  • 6

    Missing in America

    Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman
    22
    5

    Released2005

    Directed byGabrielle Savage Dockterman

    Missing in America is a 2005 drama film, directed, produced, and written by Gabrielle Savage Dockterman. It is based on a story by Ken Miller, a former Green Beret who was a helicopter pilot in the...  more
  • 7

    The Kid & I

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis
    21
    5

    Released2005

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

    The Kid & I is a 2005 American comedy film starring Tom Arnold and Eric Gores....  more
  • 8

    T2 3-D: Battle Across Time

    Robert Patrick, Arnold Schwarzenegger
    19
    5

    Released1996

    Directed byJames Cameron, Stan Winston, J. Jon Bruno

    T2 3-D: Battle Across Time is an attraction at various Universal Studios parks around the world including those in Florida and Japan. The version of the ride at Universal Studios Hollywood closed in...  more
  • 9

    Reunion

    Linda Hamilton, Joanna Cassidy
    20
    7

    Released1980

    Directed byRuss Mayberry

    Reunion is a 1980 television film directed by Russ Mayberry....  more
  • 10

    Dante's Peak

    Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton
    32
    25

    Released1997

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

    Dante's Peak is a 1997 American epic disaster adventure film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Charles Hallahan, Elizabeth Hoffman, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy...  more
  • 11

    Children of the Corn

    Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton
    22
    12

    Released1984

    Directed byFritz Kiersch

    Children of the Corn is a 1984 supernatural horror film based upon the 1977 short story of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Fritz Kiersch, the film stars Peter Horton and Linda Hamilton....  more
  • 12

    Batman Beyond: The Movie

    Seth Green, Linda Hamilton
    14
    2

    Released1999

    Directed byButch Lukic, Yukio Suzuki

  • 13

    Smile

    Linda Hamilton, Sean Astin
    16
    6

    Released2005

    Directed byJeffrey Kramer

    Smile is a 2005 film written and directed by Jeffrey Kramer....  more
  • 14

    Tag: The Assassination Game

    Forest Whitaker, Linda Hamilton
    15
    4

    Released1982

    Directed byNick Castle

    TAG: The Assassination Game is a 1982 film directed by Nick Castle and starring Robert Carradine and Linda Hamilton in her first feature film starring role. It is based on the game Assassin. It was...  more
  • 15

    DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection

    Alyssa Milano, Michelle Trachtenberg
    9
    3

    Released2010

    Directed byJoaquim Dos Santos

    DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection is a 2010 computer animated action adventure video directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Michael Jelenic, Joe R. Lansdale, Steve Niles and Greg Weisman....
  • 16

    Holy Water

    Linda Hamilton, Tommy Lister
    9
    3

    Released2009

    Directed byTom Reeve

    Holy Water is a 2009 Irish comedy film directed by Tom Reeve and starring John Lynch, Linda Hamilton, Cornelius Clarke and Lochlainn O'Mearain. It tells the story of a group of men in a rural Irish...  more
  • 17

    Right Next Door

    Linda Hamilton, Ted McGinley
    9
    3

    Released2011

    Directed byNicholas Brandt, Lisa Hamil

    Right Next Door is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Nicholas Brandt and Lisa Hamil....
  • 18

    Terminator: Dark Fate

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton
    5
    0

    Released2019

    Directed byTim Miller

    Terminator: Dark Fate is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Tim Miller, and the sixth film in the Terminator series....  more
  • 19

    Silent Night

    Linda Hamilton, Alain Goulem
    14
    12

    Released2002

    Directed byRodney Gibbons

    Silent Night is a fact-based 2002 television film set on Christmas Eve in 1944, during World War II....  more
  • 20

    Terminator Salvation

    Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter
    11
    9

    Released2009

    Directed byJoseph McGinty Nichol

    Terminator Salvation is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by McG and starring Christian Bale and Sam Worthington. It is the fourth and final installment in the original Terminator...  more
  • 21

    Sex & Mrs. X

    Jacqueline Bissett, Linda Hamilton
    14
    14

    Released2000

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

    Sex & Mrs. X is a 2000 Lifetime television film. It was directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman and based on an article published by Amanda Vaill in Allure. It stars Jacqueline Bisset and Linda Hamilton...  more
  • 22

    Black Moon Rising

    Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton
    14
    16

    Released1986

    Directed byHarley Cokeliss

    Black Moon Rising is an action motion picture made in 1986 directed by Harley Cokeliss, written by John Carpenter and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton and Robert Vaughn, plus Keenan Wynn in...  more
  • 23

    DC Showcase: Jonah Hex

    Michelle Trachtenberg, Linda Hamilton
    6
    4

    Released2010

    Directed byJoaquim Dos Santos

    DC Showcase: Jonah Hex is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by noted Western comics writer Joe R. Lansdale, featuring Thomas Jane as disfigured bounty hunter...  more
  • 24

    Go Toward the Light

    Linda Hamilton, Brian Bonsall
    9
    9

    Released1988

    Directed byMike Robe

    Go Toward the Light is a 1988 television film starring Linda Hamilton, Joshua Harris and Richard Thomas. The film first aired on CBS on November 11, 1988....  more
  • 25

    Broken

    Heather Graham, Linda Hamilton
    5
    5

    Released2007

    Directed byAlan White

    Broken is a 2006 film by director Alan White, starring Heather Graham and Jeremy Sisto. The film had a limited run in theatres and was released to DVD....  more