The Best Movies Directed by Roland Emmerich  

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including Independence Day and Godzilla.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Roland Emmerich direct?” or “who is Roland Emmerich?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Roland Emmerich?” and “what's a good selection of good Roland Emmerich movies?”

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

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

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Roland Emmerich has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Scarlett Johansson and Will Smith.

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Roland Emmerich
Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox
Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more
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Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman
The Patriot is a 2000 American epic historical fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich. Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) is driven to lead the his own group of men during the ...more
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Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou
Stargate is a 1994 French-American adventure science fiction film released through Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Carolco Pictures. Created by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, the film is the first ...more
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Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid
The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American climate fiction-disaster film co-written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, ...more
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Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton
2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. It stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, ...more
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Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal
White House Down is a 2013 American political action-thriller film directed by Roland Emmerich about an assault on the White House by a paramilitary group and the Capitol Police Officer who ...more
Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Roland Emmerich
Matthew Broderick, Hank Azaria, Jean Reno
Godzilla is a 1998 American science fiction monster film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. A reimagining of the popular Japanese film monster of the same name, the film focuses on a ...more
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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundren, Jerry Orbach
Universal Soldier is a 1992 American science fiction action film directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren as soldiers who kill each other in Vietnam ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi
Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John Orloff, the movie is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th ...more
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Axel Berg
Joey, also known as Making Contact, is a 1985 West German fantasy film from Centropolis Film Productions. The film was co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The plot concerns a boy who ...more
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Malcolm McDowell, Michael Paré, Dean Devlin
Moon 44 is a 1990 science fiction action film from Centropolis Film Productions, directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Michael Paré and Lisa Eichhorn and co-starring Brian Thompson.
Stonewall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Roland Emmerich
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Stonewall is a 1995 historical comedy-drama film. Inspired by the memoir of the same title by openly-homosexual historian Martin Duberman, Stonewall is a fictionalized account of the weeks ...more
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Paul Gleason, Ian MacNaughton, Chuck Mitchell
Hollywood-Monster is a 1987 comedy horror movie, directed by Roland Emmerich, about a film crew working in a haunted mansion. Emmerich's third movie, it starred Jason Lively, Jill Whitlow, Paul ...more
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Matthias Fuchs, Richy Müller, Franz Buchrieser
The Noah's Ark Principle is a 1984 West German science fiction film written and directed by Roland Emmerich as his thesis at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München. While his ...more
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Singularity (Sony)
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Wilde Witwe Doris Dörrie, Sepp Preuschel, Robert Brehm
Wilde Witwe is 1979 short film written by Silvia M. Andragora and Manfred Banach and directed by Manfred Banach, Roland Emmerich, Christoph Fromm, Mika Kaurismäki, Ulrich Limmer, Uli ...more
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Camilla Belle, Omar Sharif, Cliff Curtis
10,000 BC is a 2008 American epic fantasy adventure film from Warner Bros. Pictures set in the prehistoric era. It was directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Steven Strait and Camilla Belle. The ...more