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The Best Powers Boothe Movies 

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Nixon and Tombstone.

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

Quentin Tarantino and Joss Whedon have both worked with Powers Boothe over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Powers Boothe Movies
Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

Released: 1993

Directed by: Kevin Jarre, George P. Cosmatos

Tombstone is a 1993 American western film directed by George P. Cosmatos, written by Kevin Jarre and starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer, with Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael ...more

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Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe, Peter Coyote

Released: 1981

Directed by: Walter Hill

Southern Comfort is an American action/thriller film directed by Walter Hill and written by Michael Kane, and Hill and his longtime collaborator David Giler. It stars Keith Carradine, Powers ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

Released: 1984

Directed by: John Milius

Red Dawn is a 1984 American film directed by John Milius and co-written by Milius and Kevin Reynolds. It stars Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, and Jennifer Grey. ...more

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James Earl Jones, Randy Quaid, LeVar Burton

Released: 1980

Directed by: William A. Graham

Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, also called The Mad Messiah, is a 1980 television miniseries about the Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones, and their 1978 mass suicide at Jonestown. Based on ...more
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Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe

Released: 2001

Directed by: Bill Paxton

Frailty is a 2002 psychological thriller film, directed by and starring Bill Paxton, and co-starring Matthew McConaughey. It marks Paxton's directorial debut. The plot focuses on the strange ...more

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Powers Boothe Movies
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

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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Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris

Released: 1995

Directed by: Oliver Stone

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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James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Landau

Released: 1990

Directed by: Jack Sholder

By Dawn’s Early Light is an HBO Original Movie, aired in 1990 and set in 1991. It is based on the 1983 novel Trinity's Child, written by William Prochnau. The film is one of the last to depict ...more

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Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Charley Boorman

Released: 1985

Directed by: John Boorman

The Emerald Forest is a 1985 English language British film set in the Brazilian Rainforest. It was directed by John Boorman and written by Rospo Pallenberg. It is based on a true story. The film ...more

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Nick Nolte, María Conchita Alonso, Clancy Brown

Released: 1987

Directed by: Walter Hill

Extreme Prejudice is a 1987 American action western film starring Nick Nolte and Powers Boothe. The film was directed by Walter Hill; it was written by John Milius, Fred Rexer and Deric ...more
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Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 2000

Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.

Men of Honor is a 2000 drama film, starring Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr. The film was directed by George Tillman, Jr. It is inspired by the true story of Master chief petty officer Carl ...more

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Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe, Nick Mancuso

Released: 1992

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Rapid Fire is a 1992 American action film directed by Dwight H. Little, and starring Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe and Nick Mancuso. The film was released in the United States on August 21, 1992. ...more
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Sudden Death Jean-Claude Van Damme, Markus Näslund, Luc Robitaille

Released: 1995

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Sudden Death is a 1995 American action film directed by Peter Hyams, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Powers Boothe. The film was released in the United States on December 22, 1995. The ...more

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Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris O'Donnell

Released: 1994

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Blue Sky is a 1994 drama, and the last film by veteran film maker Tony Richardson. It was adapted by Rama Laurie Stagner, Arlene Sarner and Jerry Leichtling from a story by Rama Laurie Stagner. ...more
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Isla Fisher, Gerard Butler, Tim Curry

Released: 2001

Directed by: Dick Lowry

Attila the Hun, fabled leader of a band of nomadic warriors who fearlessly took on the might of the Roman Empire, has his life story brought to the screen in this two-part miniseries. Attila ...more

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Powers Boothe, Fernando Allende, Sergey Nikonenko

Released: 1990

Directed by: Yuri Ozerov

Stalingrad is a 1989 two-part Soviet-East German-Czechoslovak-American co-production directed by Yuri Ozerov, who also wrote the script. The film revolves around the Battle of Stalingrad.
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Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2014

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

This film is a 2014 American neo-noir action film directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on the book by Miller. Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few ...more
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Straight A's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Powers Boothe Movies
Anna Paquin, Ryan Phillippe, Luke Wilson

Released: 2013

Directed by: James Cox

Straight A's is a 2012 comedy/drama film written by David Cole and directed by James Cox.
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Alec Baldwin, Lucy Punch, Powers Boothe

Released: 2003

Directed by: Ben Bolt

Second Nature is a 2003 mystery-drama-science fiction television film directed by Ben Bolt starring Alec Baldwin, Powers Boothe and Louise Lombard. It was written by E. Max Frye and released on ...more
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Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Chris Jericho (Fozzy)*

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jorma Taccone

MacGruber is a 2010 American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, itself a parody of action-adventure television series MacGyver. Jorma Taccone of the ...more

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Gary Oldman, Christian Slater, Dane Cook

Released: 2012

Directed by: Michael Winnick

Guns, Girls and Gambling is a 2012 American action comedy thriller film written and directed by Michael Winnick. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Gary Oldman, Christian Slater, ...more
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Farrah Fawcett, Rod Steiger, Carroll Baker

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ken Cameron

Dalva is a 1996 tv film directed by Ken Cameron.
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Neil Patrick Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Peter O'Toole

Released: 1999

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Joan Of Arc is a 1999 adventure biography drama history film written by Michael Alexander Miller, Ronald Parker and directed by Christian Duguay.
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A Breed Apart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Powers Boothe Movies
A Breed Apart Kathleen Turner, Rutger Hauer, Donald Pleasence

Released: 1984

Directed by: Philippe Mora

A Breed Apart is a 1984 American drama film directed by Philippe Mora. It stars Kathleen Turner, Rutger Hauer and Powers Boothe. The screenplay by Paul Wheeler concerns the need to protect ...more
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Carly Pope, Powers Boothe, Gregory Smith

Released: 2008

Directed by: Neil Burns

Edison and Leo is a 2008 stop-motion animated feature film produced by Perfect Circle Production and Infinity Entertainment. It is Canada's first stop-motion animated feature.