Entertainment The Best Movies Directed by Kathryn Bigelow  

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List of all movies directed by Kathryn Bigelow ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Kathryn Bigelow are listed here and include movie posters and Kathryn Bigelow movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Kathryn Bigelow as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Kathryn Bigelow movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Kathryn Bigelow film is can be factored into this list.

From Kathryn Bigelow's studio films to Kathryn Bigelow's independent films, this Kathryn Bigelow filmography keeps tabs on all Kathryn Bigelow movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List below includes The Hurt Locker, Point Break, and more movies.

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If you're wanting to get into Kathryn Bigelow films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Kathryn Bigelow works.

All Kathryn Bigelow director credits are included. This list of every movie that Kathryn Bigelow has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Kathryn Bigelow movie is and which actors starred in the Kathryn Bigelow film.

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Kathryn Bigelow has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Harrison Ford and Sean Penn.

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Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze
Point Break is a 1991 American action film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Lori Petty and Gary Busey. The title refers to the surfing term point break, where ...more
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Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner
The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American film about a three-man Explosive Ordnance Disposal team during the conflict in Iraq. The film was produced and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and the screenplay ...more
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Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar
Near Dark is a 1987 American vampire Western horror film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by her and Eric Red. The story follows a young man in a small midwestern town who becomes ...more
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Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong
Untitled International Thriller is a 2012 thriller film written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
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Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis
Strange Days is a 1995 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow. It stars Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Vincent D'Onofrio, and ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Sizemore, Richard Jenkins
Blue Steel is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver and Clancy Brown. Blue Steel was originally set to be released by ...more
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Elizabeth Hurley, Sean Penn, Josh Lucas
The Weight of Water is a 2000 French-American mystery thriller film based on Anita Shreve's 1997 novel of the same name. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, the film stars Elizabeth Hurley, Catherine ...more
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Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard
K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that befell the Soviet submarine K-19. The film was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and stars Harrison Ford ...more
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Willem Dafoe, J. Don Ferguson, Robert Gordon
The Loveless is a 1982 drama outlaw biker film written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and Monty Montgomery. It is an independent film and stars Willem Dafoe and musician Robert Gordon, who also ...more
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John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith
Detroit is an American period crime drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal based on the 1967 Detroit riot. A police raid in Detroit in 1967, called the Algiers Motel ...more