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The Best Peter Weller Movies

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

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

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  • 1

    RoboCop 2

    Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons
    60
    11

    Released1990

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    RoboCop 2 is a 1990 American cyberpunk action film directed by Irvin Kershner and starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan and Gabriel Damon. Set in the near...  more

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  • 2

    RoboCop

    Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller
    38
    4

    Released1987

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

    RoboCop is a 1987 American cyberpunk action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner. Set in a crime-ridden Detroit, Michigan, in the near future, RoboCop...  more

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  • 3

    Screamers

    Peter Weller, Jennifer Rubin
    45
    13

    Released1995

    Directed byChristian Duguay

    Screamers is a 1995 dystopian science fiction film starring Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, and Jennifer Rubin, and directed by Christian Duguay. The screenplay, written by Dan O'Bannon with a rewrite by...  more
  • 4

    Firstborn

    Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Jessica Parker
    30
    11

    Released1984

    Directed byMichael Apted

    Firstborn is a 1984 drama film starring Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim, Sarah Jessica Parker and Robert Downey, Jr.. It was filmed in New Jersey and New York State and was...  more
  • 5
    30
    12

    Released1984

    Directed byW. D. Richter

    The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension!, often shortened to Buckaroo Banzai, is a 1984 American science fiction film. It was directed and produced by W. D. Richter, and concerns...  more

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  • 6

    Leviathan

    Peter Weller, Ernie Hudson
    24
    8

    Released1989

    Directed byGeorge P. Cosmatos

    Leviathan is a 1989 science fiction horror film about a hideous creature and a group of people in a sealed environment, in a similar vein to such films as Alien and The Thing. It is one of many...  more

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  • 7

    The Poseidon Adventure

    Steve Guttenberg, Rutger Hauer
    24
    11

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Putch

    The Poseidon Adventure is a 2005 action and adventure made-for-TV film based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name. It is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name....  more

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  • 8

    Sunset Grill

    Alexandra Paul, Peter Weller
    21
    9

    Released1993

    Directed byKevin Connor

    Sunset Grill is a 1993 American neo-noir mystery film starring Peter Weller as a private detective in Los Angeles. The movie co-stars Lori Singer and Stacy Keach, and was directed by Kevin Connor....  more
  • 9

    The Order

    Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon
    23
    13

    Released2003

    Directed byBrian Helgeland

    The Order, also known as The Sin Eater, is a 2003 mystery horror film written and directed by Brian Helgeland, starring Heath Ledger, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, and Shannyn Sossamon. Helgeland...  more
  • 10

    Shoot the Moon

    Diane Keaton, Albert Finney
    21
    11

    Released1982

    Directed byAlan Parker

    Shoot the Moon is a 1982 drama film directed by Alan Parker, written by Bo Goldman and starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton, in their Golden Globe-nominated performances. The film also features...  more
  • 11

    Shakedown

    Sam Elliott, Peter Weller
    20
    11

    Released1988

    Directed byJames Glickenhaus

    Shakedown is a 1988 crime drama/action movie starring Peter Weller and Sam Elliott. The movie is about an idealistic lawyer teaming with a veteran cop to find out the truth in a possible police...  more
  • 12

    A Killing Affair

    Peter Weller, Kathy Baker
    19
    11

    Released1977

    Directed byDavid Saperstein

    A Killing Affair, is a 1986 drama film starring Peter Weller, Kathy Baker, John Glover, Bill Smitrovich and Danny Nelson....  more
  • 13

    Fifty/Fifty

    Peter Weller, Robert Hays
    16
    9

    Released1991

    Directed byCharles Martin Smith

    Fifty/Fifty is a 1992 film directed by Charles Martin Smith, and stars Peter Weller and Robert Hays as two army men who meet each other on an island and attend a mission to, but the odds are stacked...  more
  • 14

    The Substitute Wife

    Farrah Fawcett, Lea Thompson
    13
    6

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Werner

    The Substitute Wife is a 1994 television movie, starring Farrah Fawcett, along with Lea Thompson and Peter Weller....  more
  • 15

    Top of the World

    Tia Carrere, Dennis Hopper
    13
    9

    Released1997

    Directed bySidney J. Furie

    Top of the World is a 1997 film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Peter Weller, Dennis Hopper and Tia Carrere. It also featured David Alan Grier, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Peter Coyote and Joe...  more
  • 16

    Of Unknown Origin

    Shannon Tweed, Peter Weller
    13
    10

    Released1983

    Directed byGeorge P. Cosmatos

    Of Unknown Origin is a 1983 Canadian-American horror film directed by George P. Cosmatos and starring Peter Weller. It was written by Brian Taggert and based on the novel The Visitor by Chauncey G....  more
  • 17

    Road to Ruin

    Peter Weller, Carey Lowell
    10
    6

    Released1991

    Directed byCharlotte Brandstrom

    Road to Ruin is a 1991 romantic comedy. Directed by Charlotte Brandstrom...  more
  • 18

    Mighty Aphrodite

    Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter
    16
    16

    Released1995

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Mighty Aphrodite is a 1995 romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The screenplay was inspired by the story of Pygmalion. Allen co-stars with Mira Sorvino, who received the 1995...  more

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  • 19

    Styx

    Peter Weller, Bryan Brown
    10
    9

    Released2001

    Directed byAlex Wright

    Styx is a 2001 film directed by Alex Wright....  more
  • 20

    Butch and Sundance: The Early Days

    Patrick Stewart, Christopher Lloyd
    10
    8

    Released1979

    Directed byRichard Lester

    Butch and Sundance: The Early Days is a 1979 Western film and prequel of sorts to the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. It starred Tom Berenger as Butch Cassidy and William Katt as the...  more
  • 21

    Cat Chaser

    Charles Durning, Peter Weller
    8
    6

    Released1989

    Directed byAbel Ferrara

    Cat Chaser is a 1989 film directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Peter Weller and Kelly McGillis, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard. It was adapted from the novel by Leonard and...  more
  • 22

    Prey

    Bridget Moynahan, Peter Weller
    10
    9

    Released2007

    Directed byDarrell Roodt

    Prey is a 2007 psychological horror film based on a screenplay from Jeff Wadlow, Beau Bauman and was co-written and directed by Darrell Roodt, the film stars Bridget Moynahan, Peter Weller and Carly...  more
  • 23

    Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula

    Roger Daltrey, Peter Weller
    14
    15

    Released2000

    Directed byJoe Chappelle

    Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula is a horror-war television film, which premiered in the United States on the USA Network on Halloween, October 31, 2000. It is about Vlad III Dracula, "the...  more
  • 24

    Decoy

    Robert Patrick, Peter Weller
    11
    11

    Released1995

    Directed byVittorio Rambaldi

    Decoy is an action film starring Peter Weller, and Robert Patrick, directed by Vittorio Rambaldi. The film was released in 1995....  more
  • 25

    Shadow Hours

    Rebecca Gayheart, Brad Dourif
    8
    9

    Released2000

    Directed byIsaac H. Eaton

    Shadow Hours is a 2000 drama thriller film written and directed by Isaac H. Eaton....  more