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

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

With films ranging from Don't Pass Me By to The Thief & the Stripper, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Michael Madsen include names like Quentin Tarantino, Uwe Boll and Ridley Scott.

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michael Madsen Movies
Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American ensemble crime film that depicts the events before and after a botched diamond heist. The film was the debut of director and writer Quentin Tarantino, and stars ...more

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Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti Donnie Brasco is a 1997 American film directed by Mike Newell and starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, James Russo, and Anne Heche appeared in supporting roles. The ...more

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Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson Kill Bill Volume 2 is a 2004 martial arts action film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is the second of two volumes that were released several months apart. It was originally ...more

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Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill: Volume 1 is a 2003 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. the Bride, who swears revenge on a team of bad guys and their leader Bill after they try to ...more

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Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen Beyond the Law is a 1992 TV film written and directed by Larry Ferguson. It tells the story of Dan Saxon, an undercover cop who infiltrates a group of criminal outlaw bikers behind a ...more

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michael Madsen Movies
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods The Getaway is a 1994 thriller directed by Roger Donaldson. It is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name and is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The film stars Alec Baldwin ...more

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Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Téa Leoni Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as lawman Wyatt Earp, and ...more

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Val Kilmer, Michael Madsen, Joanne Whalley Kill Me Again is a 1989 American neo-noir thriller film directed by John Dahl, and starring Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley and Michael Madsen.

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Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich Mulholland Falls is a 1996 American neo-noir thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and written by Pete Dexter. It stars Nick Nolte, Jennifer Connelly, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Madsen, Chris ...more

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Danny Trejo, Michael Madsen, Amber Benson The Killing Jar is a 2010 Drama film written and directed by Mark Young.

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Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson This film is a 2014 American neo-noir action film directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on the book by Miller. Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few ...more

20 6
WarGames is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michael Madsen Movies
Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy WarGames is a 1983 American science-fiction film written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes and directed by John Badham. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, and ...more

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Dennis Hopper, David Carradine, Vinnie Jones Hell Ride is a 2008 American action film written and directed by Larry Bishop and starring Bishop, Michael Madsen, Dennis Hopper, Eric Balfour, Vinnie Jones, Leonor Varela and David Carradine. ...more

22 8
Species is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michael Madsen Movies
Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge Species is a 1995 American science fiction horror film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Marg ...more

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John Cusack, Philip Seymour Hoffman, James Gandolfini Money for Nothing is a 1993 comedy/crime film directed by Ramón Menéndez. It is based on a reporter's article about the life of Joey Coyle, an unemployed longshoreman in ...more

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Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen Green Lantern: First Flight is a 2009 direct-to-video animated superhero film adaptation of the DC Comics Green Lantern mythology. Centering on the first mission of Hal Jordan, the first human ...more

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Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan This film is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film follows Bond as he leads a ...more

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Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more

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Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Madsen, Beau Bridges The Killing Time is a 1987 thriller film starring Kiefer Sutherland, Beau Bridges, and Michael Madsen. This film has the distinction of being one of the few times Beau Bridges is seen smoking ...more

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Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch, Taryn Manning

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Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes ...more

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A House in the Hills Helen Slater, Michael Madsen, Jeffrey Tambor A House in the Hills is a 1993 film directed by Ken Wiederhorn. It stars Michael Madsen and Helen Slater.

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Teri Hatcher, Dolly Parton, James Woods Straight Talk is an 1992 American comedy-film distributed by Hollywood Pictures, directed by Barnet Kellman and starring Dolly Parton and James Woods. Parton did not receive star-billing in any ...more

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Angie Everhart, Roy Scheider, Keith David Executive Target is a 1997 film directed by Joseph Merhi.

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Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell Species II is a 1998 American science fiction horror film, sequel to the 1995 film Species and the second installment in the Species series. The film was directed by Peter Medak and starring ...more

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Michael Madsen, Deborah Shelton, Bokeem Woodbine Sacrifice is a 2000 film directed by Mark L. Lester.

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Michael Madsen, Lance Henriksen, Bill Moseley House is a 2008 horror film directed by Robby Henson, starring Reynaldo Rosales, Heidi Dippold and Michael Madsen. It is based on the novel of the same name by Frank E. Peretti and Ted Dekker. ...more

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Michael Madsen, Michelle Lombardo, Neal McDonough Machine is a 2007 action movie starring James Russo and Neal McDonough.

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Road Raiders is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Michael Madsen Movies
Road Raiders Michael Madsen, Monica Leigh, Alvin Anson Road Raiders is a 2011 action sci-fi film written by Mike MacLean and directed by Cirio H. Santiago and Jim Wynorski.

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Chasing Ghosts Gary Busey, Meat Loaf, Shannyn Sossamon In the eighties, video games were synonymous with arcades, and games were bringing in enough quarters to fill the Rose Bowl. This endless possibility led Iowa entrepreneur Walter Day to declare ...more

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Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Michael Madsen Movies
Joshua Tree Michael Madsen, Vincent Pastore, Steven Bauer Joshua Tree is a 2011 action film written by Kris Kardash, Emilio Roso and Shak Brenner and directed by Emilio Roso.

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Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf BloodRayne is a 2005 German fantasy action horror film set in 18th-century Romania, directed by Uwe Boll. The film stars Kristanna Loken, Michael Madsen, Billy Zane, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf and ...more

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Alexander Skarsgård, Billy Zane, Michael Madsen The Last Drop is a 2006 British-Romanian war adventure film by Colin Teague that went directly to DVD release. Teague teamed up with Gary Young, with whom he had previously collaborated on the ...more

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Michael Madsen, Joan Lunden, M. Emmet Walsh Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home is a 1995 family film, directed Dwight H. Little, and released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment banner. It is a sequel to the 1993 film Free Willy, ...more

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Parker Posey, Michael Madsen, Ivana Miličević Frankenstein is a 2004 made-for-television USA Network production starring Thomas Kretschmann as Victor Helios and Vincent Pérez as his creature. It was produced by Martin Scorsese and ...more

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The Witching Hour Michael Madsen, Tony Todd, William Forsythe The Witching Hour is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Kevin MacDonald.

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Tom Sizemore, Jim Belushi, Mary Stuart Masterson The Florentine is a 1999 film directed Nick Stagliano and produced by Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. It stars Jeremy Davies, Virginia Madsen, Luke Perry, Mary Stuart Masterson, ...more

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Michael Madsen, Mia Sara, Ned Beatty Shadows in the Storm is a 1988 drama/thriller film by Terrell Tannen.

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Chevy Chase, Burt Reynolds, Vinnie Jones Not Another Not Another Movie is a 2011 direct-to-video comedy film directed by David Murphy. Follows a struggling movie studio that's willing to do anything to make a mint - even if it means ...more

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Ernest Borgnine, Michael Madsen, Anupam Kher The Lion of Judah is a 2011 American 3D computer-animated christian comedy-drama film produced by Animated Family Films, distributed by Rocky Mountain Pictures and starring Scott Eastwood, ...more

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Now Here Michael Madsen Now Here is a 2010 LGBT film directed by Joey Kuhn.

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All In Louis Gossett, Jr., Michael Madsen All in is a 2006 dramatic comedy film written by Loren Comitor, Brenton Goulding, Richard Goulding and Ronald Kirk Goulding, and directed by Nick Vallelonga.

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Carmen Electra, Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid My Boss's Daughter is a 2003 romantic comedy film starring Ashton Kutcher, Tara Reid and Terence Stamp.

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Refuge from the Storm Michael Madsen, Kristen Quintrall, Tre' Michaels Refuge from the Storm is a 2012 drama film written by Elias Acosta, James Ellis and directed by Elias Acosta.

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Bella Thorne, Louis Gossett, Jr. Buttermilk Sky is a 2009 drama film directed by Thadd Turner and written by Charles Leinenweber and Thadd Turner.

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Michael Madsen, Scott Hazell, Elizabeth Healey Croc is a 2007 made-for-television natural horror film produced by RHI Entertainment that premiered in Canada on the video-on-demand channel Movie Central On Demand in July 2007. It aired in the ...more

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DMX, David Carradine, Michael Madsen Last Hour is a 2008 straight-to-DVD American crime drama film starring DMX, Michael Madsen, David Carradine and Paul Sorvino.

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Vinnie Jones, Michael Madsen, Rachel Miner Tooth and Nail is a 2007 horror film written, directed and edited by Mark Young, about a group of people in a post-apocalyptic world who must fight to survive against a band of vicious