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The Best Michael Rooker Movies 

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

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Michael Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracy Arnold
This film is a 1986 American psychological horror film directed and co-written by John McNaughton who seemingly operates with impunity. It stars Michael Rooker as the nomadic killer Henry, Tom ...more

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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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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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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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Mira Sorvino, Danny Trejo, Chow Yun-Fat
This film 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. The film was ...more

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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 novel ...more

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

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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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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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Christina Ricci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Dern
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Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson
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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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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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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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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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Liv Tyler, Ellen Page, Kevin Bacon
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Back to Back
Danielle Harris, Bobcat Goldthwait, Fred Willard
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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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Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands
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Josh Hartnett, Leelee Sobieski, Annette O'Toole
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Elisabeth Shue, Kyle MacLachlan, Dermot Mulroney
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