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The Best Nick Stahl Movies 

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List of the best Nick Stahl movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Nick Stahl'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 Nick Stahl movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Nick Stahl movies will be at the top of the list. Nick Stahl has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Nick Stahl movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Nick Stahl films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Nick Stahl role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Nick Stahl performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has a variety of films, like Mirrors 2 and Soundman, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Nick Stahl movies?" and "What are the greatest Nick Stahl roles of all time?"

Nick Stahl is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Quentin Tarantino, Terrence Malick and Mel Gibson.

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Dir. by Larry Clark (2001), starring Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner & Nick Stahl
Bully is a 2001 American film directed by Larry Clark, and starring Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Michael Pitt, Leo Fitzpatrick, Kelli Garner, and Nick Stahl. The screenplay was ...more
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Dir. by Jonathan Mostow (2003), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes & Kristanna Loken
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a 2003 American science fiction action film, directed by Jonathan Mostow and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, and Kristanna Loken. ...more
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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nick Stahl Movies
Dir. by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez (2005), starring Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis & Mickey Rourke
Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller's eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much ...more
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Dir. by Terrence Malick (1998), starring George Clooney, John Travolta & Sean Penn
The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount ...more
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Dir. by David Nutter (1998), starring Katie Holmes, James Marsden & Nick Stahl
Disturbing Behavior is a 1998 thriller science fiction film starring James Marsden, Katie Holmes, and Nick Stahl. The screenplay, written by Scott Rosenberg, follows a group of high school ...more
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Dir. by Mel Gibson (1993), starring Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl & Gaby Hoffmann
The Man Without a Face is a 1993 American drama film starring and directed by Mel Gibson, in his first film as a director and actor. The film is based on Isabelle Holland's 1972 novel of the ...more
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Dir. by Todd Field (2001), starring Marisa Tomei, Sissy Spacek & Tom Wilkinson
In the Bedroom is a 2001 American drama film directed by Todd Field, and dedicated to Andre Dubus. The film stars Sissy Spacek, Tom Wilkinson, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei, and William Mapother. The ...more
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Dir. by Jacob Tierney (2003), starring Nick Stahl, Stephen McHattie & Tygh Runyan
Twist is a 2003 Canadian drama film and a retelling of Charles Dickens' classic, Oliver Twist.
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Dir. by Carlos Brooks (2008), starring Vera Farmiga, Nick Stahl & Pablo Schreiber
Quid Pro Quo is a 2008 American drama thriller film written and directed by Carlos Brooks and starring Nick Stahl and Vera Farmiga. The film is about a semi-paralyzed radio reporter who ...more
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Dir. by Bill Maher (2008), starring Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson & AnnaSophia Robb
Sleepwalking is a 2008 dramatic film starring Nick Stahl, AnnaSophia Robb, and Charlize Theron. It centers on the bonding of a 30-year-old man and his 12-year-old niece after she is abandoned by ...more
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Dir. by Andrews Jenkins (2008), starring Terry Crews, Erika Christensen & David Carradine
How to Rob a Bank is an American independent film, with as its subtitle: And 10 Tips To Actually Get Away With It. It finished filming in March 2006 and premiered May 20, 2007 at the Cannes Film ...more
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Dir. by Christopher B. Landon (2010), starring Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung & Shannen Doherty
Burning Palms is a 2010 satirical thriller film based on Los Angeles stereotypes told through five intertwining storylines. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Christopher B.
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Meskada Dir. by Josh Sternfeld (2010), starring Rachel Nichols, Kellan Lutz & Norman Reedus
"In this meticulously crafted murder mystery, a Catskills police detective (Nick Stahl, In the Bedroom) charged with investigating a juvenile homicide in an affluent suburb finds he must ...more
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Dir. by Jeremiah S. Chechik (1995), starring Patrick Swayze, William H. Macy & Burgess Meredith
Tall Tale, also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill is a 1995 American western adventure fantasy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It stars Scott Glenn, Oliver ...more
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Dir. by Mark Illsley (2003), starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Johnny Galecki & Nick Stahl
Bookies is a 2003 German comedy thriller film written by Michael Bacall and directed by Mark Illsley. The story revolves around the lives of four college students.
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388 Arletta Avenue Dir. by Randall Cole (2011), starring Mia Kirshner, Nick Stahl & Devon Sawa
388 Arletta Avenue is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Randall Cole.
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Dir. by Robert Allan Ackerman (1995), starring Susan Sarandon, Sean Astin & Marcia Gay Harden
Safe Passage is a 1994 English language drama film starring Susan Sarandon, and featuring Nick Stahl, Sam Shepard, Sean Astin and Jason London. Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman from a ...more
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Dir. by Richard Loncraine (2009), starring Renée Zellweger, Kevin Bacon & Molly Quinn
My One and Only is a 2009 comedy film loosely based on a story about George Hamilton's early life on the road with his mother and brother, featuring anecdotes that Hamilton had told to Merv ...more
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Dir. by Adam Collis (2000), starring Jared Leto, Krista Allen & Judy Greer
Sunset Strip is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Adam Collis for 20th Century Fox. The story was written by Randall Jahnson, who previously examined the rock scene in his scripts ...more
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Dir. by Steven Ho (1998), starring Nick Stahl, William Forsythe & Wes Studi
Soundman is a 1998 comedy film directed by Steven Ho.
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Dir. by Evan Oppenheimer (2011), starring Taryn Manning, Wallace Shawn & Nick Stahl
The Speed of Thought is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Evan Oppenheimer. The film stars Nick Stahl, Taryn Manning, and Mía Maestro.
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Over the Wall Dir. by Steven Christopher Young (2011), starring Hayden Panettiere, Melissa Leo & Nick Stahl
Over the Wall is a 2011 drama thriller film written and directed by Steven Christopher Young.
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On the Inside is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nick Stahl Movies
Dir. by D.W. Brown (2011), starring Olivia Wilde, Nick Stahl & Black Thought
On the Inside is a 2010 thriller film written and directed by D.W. Brown.
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Dir. by Amy Talkington (2006), starring Selma Blair, Tom Wilkinson & Nick Stahl
The Night of the White Pants is a 2006 comedy drama directed by Amy Talkington that was filmed in Dallas, Texas on digital video.
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The Sleepy Time Gal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nick Stahl Movies
The Sleepy Time Gal Dir. by Christopher Münch (2002), starring Jacqueline Bissett, Justin Theroux & Nick Stahl
The Sleepy Time Gal is a 2001 film written and directed by Christopher Munch. The film stars Jacqueline Bisset, Martha Plimpton, Nick Stahl, Amy Madigan, Seymour Cassel and Frankie Faison.