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The Best Matt Dillon Movies

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

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

This list has a variety of films, like Employee of the Month and You, Me and Dupree, in it.

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

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    Over the Edge

    Matt Dillon, Vincent Spano
    Over the Edge is a coming-of-age drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan released in May 1979....  more
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    The Outsiders

    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage
    The Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of...  more

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    Beautiful Girls

    Natalie Portman, Uma Thurman
    Beautiful Girls is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ted Demme from a...  more

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    Rumble Fish

    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke
    Rumble Fish is an American 1983 drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It is based on...  more

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    Employee of the Month

    Christina Applegate, Jenna Fischer
    Employee of the Month is a 2004 American dark comedy starring Matt Dillon and Christina...  more
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    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman
    There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby...  more

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    In & Out

    Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close
    In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin...  more

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    #238 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#911 of 1,139 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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    Drugstore Cowboy

    Heather Graham, Matt Dillon
    Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van...  more

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    Old Dogs

    John Travolta, Robin Williams
    Old Dogs is a 2009 American ensemble comedy film directed by Wild Hogs '​s Walt Becker and...  more
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    Herbie: Fully Loaded

    Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris
    Herbie: Fully Loaded is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Angela Robinson and produced...  more
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    My Bodyguard

    Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals
    My Bodyguard is a 1980 comedy-drama film released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Tony Bill,...  more

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    Crash

    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser
    This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis....  more

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    Armored

    Laurence Fishburne, Matt Dillon
    Armored is a 2009 American crime thriller film directed by Nimród Antal, written by first-time...  more
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    The Big Town

    Diane Lane, Tommy Lee Jones
    The Big Town is a 1987 film drama about a young man who comes to the big city to work as a...  more
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    Deuces Wild

    James Franco, Debbie Harry
    Deuces Wild is a 2002 American drama film directed by Scott Kalvert and written by Paul...  more

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    The Flamingo Kid

    Marisa Tomei, John Turturro
    The Flamingo Kid is a 1984 American comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and written by...  more

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    One Night at McCool's

    Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt
    One Night at McCool's is a 2001 American comedy film written by Stan Seidel, directed by...  more
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    Takers

    Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown
    Takers is a 2010 American crime action thriller film directed by John Luessenhop from a story...  more
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    Albino Alligator

    Viggo Mortensen, Faye Dunaway
    Albino Alligator is a 1997 American crime thriller film the directorial debut of Kevin Spacey,...  more
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    Nothing but the Truth

    Kate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett
    Nothing but the Truth is a 2008 American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie....  more
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    Tex

    Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez
    Tex is a 1982 drama film directed by Tim Hunter and written by Charles S. Haas, based on the...  more
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    Loverboy

    Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei
    Loverboy is a 2005 dramatic film. It was directed by Kevin Bacon and the cast includes his...  more
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    To Die For

    Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix
    This film is a 1995 American comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by...  more

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    Head Full of Honey

    Nick Nolte, Matt Dillon
    Head Full of Honey is a 2018 drama film directed by Til Schweiger, based on the 2014 German...  more
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    Frankie Starlight

    Matt Dillon, Gabriel Byrne
    Frankie Starlight is a 1995 romantic drama war film directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg....  more