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The Best Ron Silver Movies 

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

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

List features films like Romancing the Stone, Find Me Guilty and more!

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

Spike Lee and Sidney Lumet both worked with Ron Silver over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

Released: 1984

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Romancing the Stone is a 1984 American action-adventure romantic comedy. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, it stars Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. The film was followed by a 1985 ...more

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Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman

Released: 1990

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Reversal of Fortune is a 1990 film adapted from the 1985 book Reversal of Fortune: Inside the von Bülow Case, written by law professor Alan Dershowitz.

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Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell

Released: 1983

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Silkwood is a 1983 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen was inspired by the life of Karen Silkwood. In real life, it was vindicated in a ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Teri Polo, Ron Silver

Released: 1996

Directed by: David Twohy

The Arrival is a 1996 science fiction film directed by David Twohy and starring Charlie Sheen, and co-starring Lindsay Crouse, Ron Silver, Teri Polo, and Richard Schiff. Sheen stars as radio ...more

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

Released: 1994

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Timecop is a 1994 science fiction action film directed by Peter Hyams and co-written by Mike Richardson and Mark Verheiden. Richardson also served as executive producer. The film is based on ...more

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Mariska Hargitay, Rebecca De Mornay, Rutger Hauer

Released: 1993

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Blind Side is an HBO thriller made for television movie filmed in 1992, starring Rutger Hauer, Rebecca De Mornay, and Ron Silver, directed by Geoff Murphy and executive produced by Jeffrey ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Sizemore, Richard Jenkins

Released: 1989

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Blue Steel is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver and Clancy Brown. Blue Steel was originally set to be released by ...more
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Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe

Released: 1982

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

The Entity is a horror film based on the novel of the same name by Frank De Felitta. It stars Barbara Hershey as a woman tormented by an invisible assailant. Despite being filmed and planned for ...more

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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Mann

Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more

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Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Annabella Sciorra

Released: 2006

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Find Me Guilty is a 2006 American courtroom comedy film co-written and directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the true story of the longest trial in American history. Giacomo "Jackie" ...more
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Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin, Ron Silver

Released: 1989

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Enemies, A Love Story is a 1989 film directed by Paul Mazursky, based on the 1966 novel Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer and starred Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Lena Olin and ...more
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George Burns, Ron Silver, Belita Moreno

Released: 1984

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Oh, God! You Devil is a comedy starring George Burns, Ted Wass, Ron Silver and Roxanne Hart. Directed by Paul Bogart and produced by Robert M. Sherman. The screenplay is by Andrew Bergman. Oh, ...more
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Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Rashida Jones

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Wain

The Ten is a 2007 American comedy film, directed by David Wain and cowritten by Wain and Ken Marino, released through ThinkFilm. The film was released on August 3, 2007. The DVD was released on ...more

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Chevy Chase, John Candy, Al Franken

Released: 1976

Directed by: Neal Israel, Bradley R. Swirnoff

TunnelVision is a satirical 1976 comedy anthology film featuring Roger Bowen, Chevy Chase, John Candy, Howard Hesseman, Joe Flaherty, Laraine Newman, Betty Thomas, Phil Proctor, Al Franken, Ron ...more
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Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Stephen Furst

Released: 1982

Directed by: Michael Miller

Silent Rage is a 1982 romantic/action/science fiction/horror movie starring Chuck Norris and directed by Michael Miller.
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Christopher Plummer, Ving Rhames, Ron Silver

Released: 2000

Directed by: Lawrence Schiller

American Tragedy is a 2000 television miniseries broadcast on CBS that was based on the true story of the trial of O.J. Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her ...more
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Holly Hunter, Stockard Channing, Rainn Wilson

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jane Anderson

When Billie Beat Bobby is a 2001 ABC docudrama detailing the historic 1973 "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and what lead up to it. The ...more
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Anton Yelchin, Stockard Channing, Ron Silver

Released: 2004

Directed by: Lee Rose

Jack is a 2004 American drama TV film written by A. M. Homes and directed by Lee Rose. Adapted from Homes' 1990 novel of the same name, the film is about a boy whose life is torn apart because ...more
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Ron Silver, Liane Balaban, Siri Baruc

Released: 2002

Directed by: Gavin Wilding

Spliced is a 2002 horror film starring Ron Silver, Liane Balaban and Drew Lachey. The film was released on December 1, 2002, in Canada. The film was directed by Gavin Wilding.
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Danger Zone Robert Downey Jr., Billy Zane, Ron Silver

Released: 1997

Directed by: Allan Eastman

Danger Zone is a 1996 film directed by Allan Eastman and starring Billy Zane and Robert Downey Jr.
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Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt, Jerry Lewis

Released: 1992

Directed by: Billy Crystal

Mr. Saturday Night is a 1992 film that marks the directorial debut of its star, Billy Crystal. It focuses on the rise and fall of Buddy Young Jr., a stand-up comedian. Crystal produced and ...more
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Best Friends Goldie Hawn, Burt Reynolds, Jessica Tandy

Released: 1982

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Best Friends is a 1982 feature film starring Burt Reynolds and Goldie Hawn. It is loosely based on the true story of the relationship between its writers, Barry Levinson and Valerie Curtin. The ...more
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Madonna, Halle Berry, Quentin Tarantino

Released: 1996

Directed by: Spike Lee

Girl 6 is a 1996 comedy, drama film written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Spike Lee.
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Cybill Shepherd, Stockard Channing, Mary Stuart Masterson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Married to It is a 1991 film directed by Arthur Hiller about three New York City couples with disparate careers, ages, and lifestyles who nonetheless bond through their mutual connection to a ...more
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Carrie Fisher, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein

Released: 1984

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Garbo Talks is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, and Betty Comden as Greta Garbo. The movie was written by Larry ...more