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The Best Lou Diamond Phillips Movies

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from Angel and the Badman to Bats.

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  • 1
    Stand and Deliver
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    Stand and Deliver

    Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos

    Released1988

    Directed byRamón Menéndez

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  • 2
    Young Guns II
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    Young Guns II

    Viggo Mortensen, Kiefer Sutherland

    Released1990

    Directed byGeoff Murphy

    Young Guns II is a 1990 western film, and the sequel to Young Guns. It stars Emilio Estevez,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    La Bamba
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    La Bamba

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Joe Pantoliano

    Released1987

    Directed byLuis Valdez

    La Bamba is a 1987 American biographical film written and directed by Luis Valdez that follows... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Route 666
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    Route 666

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Dick Miller

    Released2001

    Directed byWilliam Wesley

    Route 666 is a 2001 action/horror film directed by William Wesley. It stars Lou Diamond... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Bats
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    Bats

    Dina Meyer, Lou Diamond Phillips

    Released1999

    Directed byLouis Morneau

    Bats is a 1999 American science fiction monster horror thriller film, directed by Louis... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Big Hit
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    The Big Hit

    Christina Applegate, Mark Wahlberg

    Released1998

    Directed byKirk Wong

    The Big Hit is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Che-Kirk... more on Wikipedia

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    Young Guns
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    Young Guns

    Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland

    Released1988

    Directed byChristopher Cain

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  • 8
    Disorganized Crime
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    Disorganized Crime

    Ed O'Neill, Fred Gwynne

    Released1989

    Directed byJim Kouf

    Disorganized Crime is a 1989 heist/comedy film set in Montana. It was written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Shadow of the Wolf
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    Shadow of the Wolf

    Jennifer Tilly, Donald Sutherland

    Released1992

    Directed byJacques Dorfmann, Pierre Magny

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  • 10
    Supernova
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    Supernova

    Angela Bassett, James Spader

    Released2000

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola, Jack Sholder, Walter Hill, James Thomas Lee Knight

    Supernova is a 2000 science fiction horror film, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film was... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Dakota
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    Dakota

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Herta Ware

    Released1988

    Dakota is a 1988 drama film written by Darryl Kuntz, Sara Lynn Kuntz and directed by Fred...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    El Cortez
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    El Cortez

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Middendorf

    Released2006

    Directed byStephen Purvis

    El Cortez is a 2006 drama thriller film written by Chris Haddock and directed by Stephen...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Murder at the Presidio
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    5

    Murder at the Presidio

    Jason Priestley, Victoria Pratt

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Fasano

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  • 14
    Brokedown Palace
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    Brokedown Palace

    Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes

    Released1999

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

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  • 15
    Hollywood Homicide
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    Hollywood Homicide

    Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett

    Released2003

    Directed byRon Shelton

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  • 16
    Boulevard
    28
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    Boulevard

    Kari Wührer, Lou Diamond Phillips

    Released1994

    Directed byPenelope Buitenhuis

    Boulevard is a 1994 crime thriller film starring Rae Dawn Chong, Kari Wührer and Lou Diamond... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Picking Up the Pieces
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    Picking Up the Pieces

    Sharon Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2000

    Directed byAlfonso Arau

    Picking Up the Pieces is a 2000 black comedy film directed by Alfonso Arau and starring Woody... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Angel and the Badman
    21
    4

    Angel and the Badman

    Luke Perry, Lou Diamond Phillips

    Released2009

    Directed byTerry Ingram

    Angel and the Badman is a 2009 western film directed by Terry Ingram.
  • 19
    Extreme Justice
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    Extreme Justice

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Yaphet Kotto

    Released1993

    Directed byMark L. Lester

    Extreme Justice is a 1993 action-thriller film. The film was directed by Mark L. Lester, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    The First Power
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    The First Power

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Mykelti Williamson

    Released1990

    Directed byRobert Resnikoff

    The First Power is a 1990 American horror film/neo-noir, directed by Robert Resnikoff and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Lone Hero
    21
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    Lone Hero

    Lou Diamond Phillips, Sean Patrick Flanery

    Released2002

    Directed byKen Sanzel

    Lone Hero is a 2002 action film written and directed by Ken Sanzel. It tells of an actor in a... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Courage Under Fire
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    Courage Under Fire

    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon

    Released1996

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • 23
    Fingerprints
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    Fingerprints

    Kristin Cavallari, Lou Diamond Phillips

    Released2007

    Directed byHarry Basil

    Fingerprints is a 2006 Horror Mystery film by Harry Basil starring Leah Pipes, Kristin... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Stark Raving Mad
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    Stark Raving Mad

    Seann William Scott, Dave Foley

    Released2002

    Directed byDrew Daywalt, David Schneider

    Stark Raving Mad is a film, produced by A Band Apart, about a heist pulled during a rave. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Red Water
    26
    15

    Red Water

    Coolio, Kristy Swanson

    Released2003

    Directed byCharles Robert Carner

    Red Water is a 2003 made for television horror film starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy... more on Wikipedia

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