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

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like X-Men: The Last Stand and Toy Story 2.

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R. Lee Ermey has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Brett Ratner and Stanley Kubrick.

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford's novel The Short-Timers. The film ...more

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The Siege of Firebase Gloria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
R. Lee Ermey, Wings Hauser, John Calvin The Siege of Firebase Gloria is a 1989 film starring Wings Hauser and R. Lee Ermey that was filmed in the Philippines. According to a question and answer period in Sydney, director Brian ...more

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Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, and Robert Duvall. ...more

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The Boys in Company C is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
R. Lee Ermey, Michael Lembeck, Andrew Stevens The Boys in Company C, directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, Craig Wasson, Santos Morales and Michael Lembeck, is a 1978 film about United States Marines in the ...more

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman Seven is a 1995 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher. The film stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, with Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey, John C. McGinley, and Kevin ...more

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more

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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his ...more

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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the third installment in the X-Men ...more

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The Frighteners is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey The Frighteners is a 1996 New Zealand-American horror comedy film directed by Peter Jackson and co-written with his wife, Fran Walsh. The film stars Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, ...more

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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R. Lee Ermey Movies
Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more

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Jessica Biel, R. Lee Ermey, Mike Vogel This film is a 2003 American horror film, and a remake of the 1974 horror film of the same name. It is a reboot of the franchise, marking its fifth installment, and was directed by Marcus Nispel ...more

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Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by Chris Gerolmo. It was loosely based on the FBI investigation into the incidents involving of three ...more

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Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Billy Bob Thornton This film is a 1994 environmental action-adventure film, co-produced, directed by and starring Steven Seagal, and co-starring an all-star cast that includes Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. ...more

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Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black This film is a 1995 American drama film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, and co-produced and directed by Tim Robbins, who adapted the screenplay from the non-fiction book of the same name. ...more

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Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird This film is a 2006 American slasher film. The sixth installment of the Texas Chainsaw franchise was directed by Jonathan Liebesman and co-produced by Kim Henkel and Tobe Hooper, the film went ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence Life is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written by Robert Ramsey & Matthew Stone and directed by Ted Demme. The film stars Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. The supporting cast includes ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Paget Brewster Man of the House is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, written by John J. McLaughlin and Scott Lobdell, and starring Tommy Lee Jones. The main plot revolves around Lt. Roland ...more

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O. J. Simpson, Raquel Welch, Anna Nicole Smith Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult is a 1994 comedy film, the third and final film in the Naked Gun series, which was based on the Police Squad! television series. It was marketed with the tagline: ...more

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Chad Michael Murray, R. Lee Ermey, Michael Biehn Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 is a 2001, biblically based film. It portrays, in part, the backstory of Stone Alexander from the movie The Omega Code. However, apocalyptic events portrayed in Megiddo ...more

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Crispin Glover, Laura Harring, R. Lee Ermey Willard is a 2003 horror film loosely based on the novel Ratman's Notebooks by Stephen Gilbert and a remake of the 1971 film Willard. It was not billed as a remake by the producers, but as a ...more

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Jared Leto, Ed O'Neill, R. Lee Ermey Prefontaine is a 1997 American biographical film chronicling the life of the American long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine. Jared Leto plays the title character and R. Lee Ermey plays Bill ...more

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Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, William H. Macy This film is a largely fictitious 1995 film, directed by Marc Rocco, about Henri Young who is put on trial. The film also stars Christian Slater and Gary Oldman.

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Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover Switchback is a 1997 western thriller starring Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, Ted Levine, William Fichtner and R. Lee Ermey, set in Amarillo, Texas and moving through New Mexico & ...more

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Sean Astin, Louis Gossett, Jr. Toy Soldiers is a 1991 American action drama film directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr., with a screenplay by Petrie and David Koepp. It stars Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Louis Gossett, Jr., Andrew ...more