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

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

Items on this list include Undisputed and The Marine 2.

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

Tony Scott and Renny Harlin are among those who have directed Michael Rooker at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Michael Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracy Arnold Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer is a 1986 American psychological horror film directed and co-written by John McNaughton about the random crime spree of a serial killer who seemingly operates ...more

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Mississippi Burning Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American crime thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by Chris Gerolmo. It was loosely based on the FBI investigation into the murders of three civil ...more

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Cliffhanger Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner Cliffhanger is a 1993 American action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow. Stallone, who co-wrote the screenplay, plays a mountain climber ...more

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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michael Rooker Movies
Tombstone Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston Tombstone is a 1993 American western film directed by George P. Cosmatos, written by Kevin Jarre and starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer, with Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael ...more

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Slither Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie Slither is a 2006 American science fiction-comedy horror film written and directed by James Gunn in his directorial debut, and starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Gregg Henry, and Michael ...more

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Days of Thunder Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole ...more

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The Bone Collector Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah The Bone Collector is a 1999 psychological thriller film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, directed by Phillip Noyce and produced by Martin Bregman. The movie was based on the crime ...more

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Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani Mallrats is a 1995 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It is the second film in the View Askewniverse series and prequel to 1994's Clerks. As in the other View ...more

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The Replacement Killers Mira Sorvino, Danny Trejo, Chow Yun-Fat The Replacement Killers is a 1998 American action film directed by Antoine Fuqua in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker and Kenneth Tsang. ...more

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Eight Men Out Charlie Sheen, Christopher Lloyd, John Cusack Eight Men Out is a drama film based on Eliot Asinof's 1963 book 8 Men Out. It was written and directed by John Sayles. The film is a dramatization of Major League Baseball's Black Sox scandal, ...more

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Jumper Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson Jumper is a 2008 American science fiction film directed by Doug Liman, loosely based on the 1992 science fiction novel of the same name written by Steven Gould. The film is directed by Doug ...more

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Rosewood Jon Voight, Don Cheadle, Ving Rhames Rosewood is a 1997 film directed by John Singleton. While based on historic events of the 1923 Rosewood massacre in Florida, when a white mob killed blacks and destroyed their town, the film ...more

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The 6th Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Duvall, Terry Crews The 6th Day is a 2000 American science fiction film directed by Roger Spottiswoode, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as family man Adam Gibson, who is cloned without his knowledge or consent ...more

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JFK Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon JFK is a 1991 American historical legal-conspiracy thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and subsequent ...more

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Undisputed Wesley Snipes, Master P, Peter Falk Undisputed is a 2002 American sports film written, produced and directed by Walter Hill. The film stars Wesley Snipes and Ving Rhames. The film was released in the United States on August 23, ...more

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Replicant Jean-Claude Van Damme, Michael Rooker, Catherine Dent Replicant is a 2001 American science fiction action film directed by Ringo Lam, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Michael Rooker. It is the second collaboration between Jean-Claude Van ...more

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Skeleton Man Robert Miano, Michael Rooker, Noa Tishby Skeleton Man is a 2004 Sci Fi Pictures original film. It was directed by Johnny Martin, and stars Michael Rooker and Casper Van Dien. In this movie, the titular Skeleton Man stalks a squad of ...more

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Super Liv Tyler, Ellen Page, Kevin Bacon Super is a 2010 American superhero dark comedy-drama film written and directed by James Gunn, starring Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon and Nathan Fillion. The film premiered at ...more

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The Dark Half Timothy Hutton, Michael Rooker, Amy Madigan The Dark Half is a 1993 American horror film adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. The film was directed by George A. Romero and stars Timothy Hutton as Thad Beaumont and George ...more

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Bastard out of Carolina Christina Ricci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Dern Bastard out of Carolina is a 1996 film made by Showtime Networks, directed by Anjelica Huston. It is based on a novel by Dorothy Allison and adapted for the screen by Anne Meredith. Jena Malone ...more

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The Lena Baker Story Michael Rooker, Peter Coyote, Tichina Arnold Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story is a 2008 film adaptation of the book by Lela Bond Phillips that chronicles the life and death of Lena Baker, an African-American woman in Georgia. It ...more

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Brown's Requiem Selma Blair, Jennifer Coolidge, Brad Dourif Brown's Requiem is a 1998 film written and directed by Jason Freeland. Brown's Requiem was the first novel by noted crime author James Ellroy, and his third to be adapted to film following L.A. ...more

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Music Box Jessica Lange, Michael Rooker, Lukas Haas Music Box is a 1989 film that tells the story of a Hungarian-American immigrant who is accused of having been a war criminal. The plot revolves around his daughter, an attorney, who defends him, ...more

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The Trigger Effect Elisabeth Shue, Kyle MacLachlan, Dermot Mulroney The Trigger Effect is a 1996 thriller film written and directed by David Koepp, and starring Kyle MacLachlan, Elisabeth Shue and Dermot Mulroney. The film follows the downward spiral of society ...more

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Here on Earth Josh Hartnett, Leelee Sobieski, Annette O'Toole Here on Earth is a 2000 romantic drama film directed by Mark Piznarski with a screenplay by Michael Seitzman. It stars Chris Klein, Leelee Sobieski, and Josh Hartnett. The original music score ...more

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Back to Back Danielle Harris, Bobcat Goldthwait, Fred Willard Back to Back, also known as American Yakuza 2, and Back to Back: American Yakuza 2, is a 1996 American action film directed by Roger Nygard and written by Nygard and Scott Nimerfro. The film was ...more

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Light of Day Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands Light of Day is a 1987 American drama film starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands and Joan Jett. It was written and directed by Paul Schrader. The original music score was composed by Thomas ...more

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DC Showcase: Jonah Hex Michelle Trachtenberg, Linda Hamilton, Thomas Jane DC Showcase: Jonah Hex is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by noted Western comics writer Joe R. Lansdale, featuring Thomas Jane as disfigured bounty hunter ...more

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Deceiver Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Ellen Burstyn Deceiver is a 1997 murder mystery film. It won Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay at the 1997 Stockholm Film Festival, and the Special Jury Prize at the 1998 Cognac Police Film Festival.

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Shadow Builder Kevin Zegers, Tony Todd, Michael Rooker Shadow Builder is a 1998 film directed by Jamie Dixon. It is based on the story "The Shadow Builder" by Bram Stoker. An evil Archbishop and his followers summon a demon to destroy the ...more

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L.A. Takedown Daniel Baldwin, Michael Rooker, Xander Berkeley L.A. Takedown, also called L.A. Crimewave and Made in L.A., is a 1989 crime thriller. Originally filmed as an unsuccessful pilot for an NBC television series, it was reworked and aired as a ...more

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Rent-a-Cop Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Michael Rooker Rent-A-Cop is a 1987 action comedy crime film written by Michael Blodgett, Dennis Shryack and directed by Jerry London.

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Keys to Tulsa Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore, James Spader Keys to Tulsa is a 1997 film directed by Leslie Greif, and starring Eric Stoltz and James Spader. It is based on the novel of the same name by Brian Fair Berkey.

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Above the Law Sharon Stone, Steven Seagal, Pam Grier Above the Law is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis, and also produced by and starring Steven Seagal in his film debut. The film co-stars Pam Grier, ...more

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The Song of Hiawatha David Strathairn, Michael Rooker, Graham Greene

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Super Capers Tom Sizemore, Danielle Harris, Clint Howard Super Capers is a 2009 action comedy film and a parody of superhero movies, written and directed by Ray Griggs who also starred as one of the misfit superheros.

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Atlantis Down Michael Rooker, Greg Travis, Dean Haglund Atlantis Down is a 2010 Sci-Fi film written by Doug Burch, Sam Ingraffia and Max Bartoli and directed by Max Bartoli.

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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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Whisper Cory Monteith, Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies Whisper is a 2007 horror film directed by Stewart Hendler and written by Christopher Borrelli. The film revolves around the kidnapping of a young boy, David, who is more than he appears and ...more

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Pennhurst Haylie Duff, Beverley Mitchell, Michael Rooker

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Renegade Force Michael Rooker

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Table One Stephen Baldwin, Luis Guzmán, Michael Rooker Table One is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Michael Scott Bregman.

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Meet Wally Sparks Burt Reynolds, Jay Leno, Roseanne Barr Meet Wally Sparks is a comedy film released in 1997 by Trimark Pictures. It stars Rodney Dangerfield, who cowrote the script, and was directed by Peter Baldwin.

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Repo! The Genetic Opera Nina Dobrev, Shawnee Smith, Michael Rooker

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DC Showcase Original Shorts Co... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Michael Rooker Movies
DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection Alyssa Milano, Michelle Trachtenberg, Ariel Winter DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection is a 2010 computer animated action adventure video directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Michael Jelenic, Joe R. Lansdale, Steve Niles and Greg

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Mysteria Danny Glover, Martin Landau, Billy Zane Mysteria is a 2011 American thriller film directed by a Swiss director, Lucius C. Kuert, and starring Robert Miano, Billy Zane, Danny Glover, Meadow Williams and Martin Landau.

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Lenexa, 1 Mile Paul Wesley, Chris Klein, William Baldwin Lenexa, 1 Mile is drama film written by Jason Wiles, Shem Bitterman, and directed by Wiles. The film stars Josh Stewart, Jason Ritter, and William Baldwin. Austin Nichols and Paul Wesley

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The Box is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Michael Rooker Movies
The Box Brad Dourif, Michael Rooker, Theresa Russell The Box is a 2003 American film noir starring James Russo, Theresa Russell, Brad Dourif, Steve Railsback, Jon Polito, Michael Rooker, John Snyder and directed by Richard Pepin.

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Hostage Rescue Team Michael Rooker Hostage Rescue Team is a 2001 television film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak.

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The Marine 2 Ted DiBiase Jr., Michael Rooker, Lara Cox The Marine 2 is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Roel Reiné, written by Christopher Borrelli and John Chapin Morgan, and produced by Michael Lake. The film stars are Ted DiBiase, ...more