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The Best Michael Madsen Movies  

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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, 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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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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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 5 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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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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The Getaway 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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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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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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Danny Trejo, Michael Madsen, Amber Benson
The Killing Jar is a 2010 Drama film written and directed by Mark Young.
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WarGames is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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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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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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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
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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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Species is listed (or ranked) 18 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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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
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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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Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch, Taryn Manning
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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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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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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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Angie Everhart, Roy Scheider, Keith David
Executive Target is a 1997 film directed by Joseph Merhi.