List of the best River Phoenix movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. River Phoenix'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 River Phoenix movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated River Phoenix movies will be at the top of the list. River Phoenix has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest River Phoenix movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining River Phoenix films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best River Phoenix role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest River Phoenix performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
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Directed by: Rob ReinerStand by Me is a 1986 American coming of age comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Sidney LumetRunning on Empty is a 1988 film featuring River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti, and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Gus Van SantMy Own Private Idaho is a 1991 American independent drama film written and directed by Gus Van... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Nancy SavocaDogfight is a 1991 film set in San Francisco, California, during the Vietnam War. It stars... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Peter BogdanovichThe Thing Called Love is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. An... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Steven SpielbergIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 American adventure film directed by Steven... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Peter WeirThe Mosquito Coast is a 1986 American drama film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Phil Alden RobinsonSneakers is a 1992 caper film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, written by Robinson, Walter... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: George SluizerDark Blood is a film directed by George Sluizer, written by Jim Barton, and starring River... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Lawrence KasdanThis film is a 1990 American dark comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is based in... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: William RichertA Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon is a 1988 film about a high school graduate who must find... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Richard BenjaminLittle Nikita is a 1988 American cult drama film directed by Richard Benjamin and starring... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Joe DanteExplorers is a 1985 family-oriented science-fiction fantasy film written by Eric Luke and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Alex GrasshoffBackwards: The Riddle Of Dyslexia is a 1984 ABC Afterschool Special about dyslexia. It stars... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Sam ShepardSilent Tongue is a Western written and directed by Sam Shepard. It was filmed in Spring 1992,... more on Wikipedia
Circle of Violence: A Family DramaRiver Phoenix, Tuesday Weld
Directed by: David GreeneCircle of Violence: A Family Drama is a 1986 CBS television movie. Directed by David Greene... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Waris HusseinSurviving: A Family in Crisis is a 1985 ABC television movie. Directed by Warris Hussein and... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Gus Van SantEven Cowgirls Get the Blues is a 1993 American comedy-drama-romance film based on Tom Robbins'... more on Wikipedia