Drama Movies The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone  

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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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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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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American crime film directed by Oliver Stone starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey, Jr., Tom Sizemore and Tommy Lee Jones. The film was released ...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, and stars Val ...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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Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger Born on the Fourth of July is a 1989 American war drama film adaptation of the best-selling autobiography of the same name by Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic. Tom Cruise plays Ron Kovic, in a ...more

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James Woods, Jim Belushi, Cynthia Gibb Salvador is a 1986 war 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, ...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. ...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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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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Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta Savages is a 2012 American crime 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. ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Chen Heaven & Earth is a 1993 Vietnam war 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 ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn, Claire Danes U Turn is a 1997 romantic comedy crime 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, ...more

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Born on the Fourth of July, published in 1976, is the best selling autobiography by Ron Kovic, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became an anti-war activist. Kovic was born on July 4, 1946, ...more

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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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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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Castro in Winter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone
Castro in Winter Castro in Winter is a 2012 documentary film directed by Oliver Stone.

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

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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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It Was Five Past Midnight in Bhopal Penélope Cruz

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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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Mad Man Of Martinique is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone
Mad Man Of Martinique

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Oliver Stone's second documentary on/interview with Fidel Castro specifically addresses his country's recent crackdown on Cuban dissidents; namely, the execution of three men who hijacked a ...more

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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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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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Persona Non Grata is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Oliver Stone
Persona Non Grata Persona Non Grata is a 2003 documentary film directed by Oliver Stone for the HBO series America Undercover about the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. It includes interviews with Israeli Prime ...more

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Troy Donahue, Martine Beswick, Mary Woronov Seizure is a 1974 horror-thriller film. It is the directorial début of Oliver Stone, who also co-wrote the screenplay.

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Charlie Sheen, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is a 2010 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone, a sequel to Wall Street. It stars Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Carey Mulligan, Frank ...more

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Savages: The Interrogations Oliver Stone Savages: The Interrogations is a 2012 short drama thriller film written by Dino Vindeni and directed by Oliver Stone.