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List of all movies directed by Oliver Stone ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Oliver Stone are listed here and include movie posters and Oliver Stone movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Oliver Stone as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Oliver Stone 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 Oliver Stone film is can be factored into this list.

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

List is made up of many different movies, including Platoon and JFK.

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

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Clint Eastwood and Johnny Depp are among the many great actors who have worked on a Oliver Stone movie. Are you a fan of Oliver Stone's filmography? Vote on our lists of the best movies directed by Ron Howard and Spike Lee too.

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone
Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe
Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen. It is the first film of a trilogy of Vietnam War films by ...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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Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones
Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American film directed by Oliver Stone starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey, Jr., Tom Sizemore and Tommy Lee Jones. The film was released in the ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Martin Sheen
Wall Street is a 1987 American drama film, directed and co-written by Oliver Stone, which stars Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah and Martin Sheen. The film tells the story of Bud ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris
Nixon is a 1995 American biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that tells the story of the political and personal life of United States President Richard Nixon, played ...more

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Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu
The Doors is a 1991 American biopic about the 1960-70s rock band of the same name which emphasizes the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison. It was directed by Oliver Stone.

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Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger
Born on the Fourth of July is a 1989 American drama film adaptation of the best-selling autobiography of the same name by Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic. Tom Cruise plays Ron Kovic, in a performance ...more

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Alec Baldwin, John C. McGinley, Leslie Hope
Talk Radio is a 1988 American drama film, starring Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, and Leslie Hope. Directed by Oliver Stone, the film was based on the play by Eric Bogosian and Tad Savinar. The ...more

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James Woods, Jim Belushi, Cynthia Gibb
Salvador is a 1986 drama film written by Oliver Stone and Richard Boyle, and directed by Stone. It stars James Woods, James Belushi, Michael Murphy, and Elpidia Carrillo, with John Savage, and ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Josh Brolin
W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx
Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, ...more

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Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta
Savages is a 2012 American thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow. The screenplay was written by Shane Salerno, Winslow and Stone. The ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Chen
Heaven & Earth is a 1993 Vietnam film directed and written by Oliver Stone, and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor, Joan Chen, and Hiep Thi Le. It is the third and final film in Stone's ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn, Claire Danes
U Turn is a 1997 romantic comedy thriller film directed by Oliver Stone, based on the book Stray Dogs by John Ridley. It stars Sean Penn, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Lopez, Jon Voight, Powers ...more

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Born on the Fourth of July, published in 1976, is the best selling autobiography by Ron Kovic, a Vietnam veteran who became an activist. Kovic was born on July 4, 1946, and his book's ironic ...more

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Nixon: Bonus Material Edward Herrmann, Dan Hedaya, Saul Rubinek

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Castro in Winter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone
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Castro in Winter is a 2012 documentary film directed by Oliver Stone.

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Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell
Alexander is a 2004 action adventure biography film written by Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle and Laeta Kalogridis and directed by Oliver Stone.

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Michael Caine, Oliver Stone, Bruce McGill
The Hand is a 1981 psychological horror film written and directed by Oliver Stone, based on the novel The Lizard's Tail by Marc Brandell. The film stars Michael Caine and Andrea Marcovicci. ...more

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Tariq Ali, Néstor Kirchner
South of the Border is a 2009 American documentary film directed by Oliver Stone. The documentary premiered at the 2009 Venice Film Festival. Writer for the project Tariq Ali calls the ...more

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Comandante is a political documentary film by American director Oliver Stone. In the film, Stone interviews Cuban leader Fidel Castro on a diverse range of topics. Stone and his film crew ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello
World Trade Center is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center. It stars Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Michael ...more

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It Was Five Past Midnight in Bhopal Penélope Cruz

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Last Year in Viet Nam
Last Year in Viet Nam is 1971 short film directed by Oliver Stone.

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Mad Man Of Martinique is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone
Mad Man Of Martinique