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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.

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

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Lou Diamond Phillips, Joe Pantoliano, Brian Setzer
La Bamba is a 1987 American biographical film written and directed by Luis Valdez that follows the life and career of Chicano rock 'n' roll star Ritchie Valens. The film stars Lou Diamond ...more
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Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips
Stand and Deliver is a 1988 American drama film based on the true story of high school math teacher Jaime Escalante. Edward James Olmos portrayed Escalante in the film and received a nomination ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Emilio Estevez
Young Guns is a 1988 Western action film directed by Christopher Cain and written by John Fusco. The film was the first to be produced by Morgan Creek Productions. The film stars Emilio Estevez, ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Kiefer Sutherland, Christian Slater
Young Guns II is a 1990 western film, and the sequel to Young Guns. It stars Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, and features William Petersen. It was ...more
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Lou Diamond Phillips, Mykelti Williamson, Carmen Argenziano
The First Power is a 1990 American horror film/neo-noir, directed by Robert Resnikoff and starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Griffith, Jeff Kober and Mykelti Williamson.
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Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington
Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.
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Lou Diamond Phillips, Dick Miller, Lori Petty
Route 666 is a 2001 action/horror film directed by William Wesley. It stars Lou Diamond Phillips, Lori Petty, Steven Williams, L.Q. Jones, Dale Midkiff, Alex McArthur, and Mercedes Colon. In the ...more
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Dina Meyer, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bob Gunton
Bats is a 1999 American science fiction monster horror thriller film, directed by Louis Morneau and produced by Bradley Jenkel and Louise Rosner. The film stars Lou Diamond Phillips, Dina Meyer, ...more
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Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Robert Knepper
Renegades is a 1989 action-crime film starring Lou Diamond Phillips and Kiefer Sutherland. Floyd Red Crow Westerman debuted in this film as "Red Crow", Hank Storm's father. Buster ...more
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Christina Applegate, Mark Wahlberg, Elliott Gould
The Big Hit is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Che-Kirk Wong. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, China Chow, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christina Applegate, Bokeem ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, Donald Sutherland, Toshiro Mifune
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Ed O'Neill, Fred Gwynne, Lou Diamond Phillips
Disorganized Crime is a 1989 heist/comedy film set in Montana. It was written and directed by Jim Kouf and released through Touchstone Pictures. The ensemble cast includes Fred Gwynne, Lou ...more
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Angela Bassett, James Spader, Robin Tunney
Supernova is a 2000 science fiction horror film, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film was written by David C. Wilson, William Malone and Daniel Chuba and directed by Walter Hill, credited as ...more
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Salli Richardson, Lou Diamond Phillips, Melinda Dillon
Sioux City is a 1994 mystery / crime film directed by and starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Gary Farmer as Russell White, Tantoo Cardinal as Dawn Rainfeather, and future Touched by an Angel star ...more
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Dakota Lou Diamond Phillips, Herta Ware, Eli Cummins
Dakota is a 1988 drama film written by Darryl Kuntz, Sara Lynn Kuntz and directed by Fred Holmes.
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El Cortez Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Middendorf, Shelley Malil
El Cortez is a 2006 drama thriller film written by Chris Haddock and directed by Stephen Purvis.
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Kari Wührer, Lou Diamond Phillips, Lance Henriksen
Boulevard is a 1994 crime thriller film starring Rae Dawn Chong, Kari Wührer and Lou Diamond Phillips.
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Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker
Brokedown Palace is a 1999 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, and starring Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman and Lim Kay Tong. It deals with two American friends ...more
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Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, André 3000
This film is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. The film also features Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Gladys Knight, Master ...more
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Murder at the Presidio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lou Diamond Phillips Movies
Jason Priestley, Victoria Pratt, Lou Diamond Phillips
Murder at the Presidio is a 2005 TV movie written by Alison Graham and directed by John Fasano.
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Lou Diamond Phillips, Fred Ward, Guy Boyd
The Dark Wind is a 1991 theatrical mystery film based on The Dark Wind by Tony Hillerman, one of a series of mysteries set against contemporary Navajo life in the Southwest. It stars Lou Diamond ...more
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Kevin Spacey, Robert Duvall, Andy Garcia
A Show of Force is a 1990 thriller, directed by Bruno Barreto. The film is based on events and theories surrounding the Maravilla Hill case in Puerto Rico adapted from Anne Nelson's book, ...more
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Angel and the Badman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lou Diamond Phillips Movies
Luke Perry, Lou Diamond Phillips, Deborah Kara Unger
Angel and the Badman is a 2009 western film directed by Terry Ingram.
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Sharon Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Woody Allen
Picking Up the Pieces is a 2000 black comedy film directed by Alfonso Arau and starring Woody Allen.
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Lone Rider Lou Diamond Phillips, Stacy Keach, Cynthia Preston
Lone Rider is a 2008 made for television Western. It was directed by David S. Cass, Sr. and stars Lou Diamond Phillips and Stacy Keach.