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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of films like Arresting Gena and Conviction.

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

Sam Rockwell has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ron Howard and Joseph McGinty Nichol. Movie fans who love Sam Rockwell have also been known to enjoy films starring Mickey Rourke and Timothy Olyphant.

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Moon Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario Moon is a 2009 British science fiction drama film co-written and directed by Duncan Jones. The film follows Sam Bell, a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year ...more

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Seven Psychopaths Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken Seven Psychopaths is a 2012 comedy and crime film written and directed by Martin McDonagh.

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The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the 1996 Stephen King novel of the same name. The film is told in a flashback format and stars ...more

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Lawn Dogs Angie Harmon, Mischa Barton, Sam Rockwell Lawn Dogs is a 1997 fantasy-drama film directed by John Duigan and starring Mischa Barton and Sam Rockwell. The film tells the story of a precocious young girl from a gated community who ...more

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Galaxy Quest Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. The film follows the adventures of a troupe of actors ...more

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of popular game show host and producer Chuck Barris, who claimed to have also been an assassin for the ...more

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created ...more

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Better Living Through Chemistry Olivia Wilde, Jane Fonda, Judi Dench Better Living Through Chemistry is an American comedy drama film directed and written by David Posamentier and Geoff Moore. The film stars Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan and Ray ...more

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Matchstick Men Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill Matchstick Men is a 2003 American comedy drama film directed by Ridley Scott. Based on Eric Garcia's 2002 novel of the same name, the film stars Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, and Alison Lohman.

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Snow Angels Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Amy Sedaris Snow Angels is a 2007 drama film starring Sam Rockwell and Kate Beckinsale. It was directed by David Gordon Green, who also wrote the screenplay adapted from Stewart O'Nan's 1994 novel of the ...more

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is a 2007 American western drama film written and directed by Andrew Dominik. Adaptated from Ron Hansen's 1983 novel of the same name, ...more

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Frost/Nixon Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Michael Sheen Frost/Nixon is a 2008 British-American historical drama film based on the 2006 play of the same name by Peter Morgan, who also adapted the screenplay. The film tells the story behind the ...more

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Box of Moonlight Sam Rockwell, John Turturro, Catherine Keener Box of Moonlight is a 1996 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tom DiCillo and starring John Turturro, Sam Rockwell, Lisa Blount and Catherine Keener.

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Everybody's Fine Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Robert De Niro Everybody's Fine is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Kirk Jones, and starring Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell, and Kate Beckinsale. It is a remake of the Giuseppe ...more

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The Winning Season Emma Roberts, Rooney Mara, Sam Rockwell The Winning Season is a 2009 sports comedy film written and directed by James C. Strouse, starring Sam Rockwell. The film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and had a limited ...more

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Joshua Vera Farmiga, Sam Rockwell, Michael McKean Joshua is a 2007 American psychological drama-thriller film about an affluent young Manhattan family and how they are torn apart by the increasingly sadistic behavior of their disturbed son, ...more

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Gentlemen Broncos Sam Rockwell, Jennifer Coolidge, Jemaine Clement Gentlemen Broncos is a 2009 comedy film written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared Hess. The film stars Michael Angarano, Jemaine Clement, Jennifer Coolidge, and Sam Rockwell.

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Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr. Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's Iron Man, ...more

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Welcome to Collinwood George Clooney, Gabrielle Union, William H. Macy Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 American caper comedy film written and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo about a group of small-time thieves and misfits from the Collinwood neighborhood of ...more

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Michelle Pfeiffer, Christian Bale, Sophie Marceau A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1999 romantic comedy fantasy film based on the play A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. It was directed by Michael Hoffman. The ensemble cast ...more

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Choke Anjelica Huston, Sam Rockwell, Gillian Jacobs Choke is a 2008 black comedy film written and directed by Clark Gregg. The film stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. Production took place in New Jersey in 2007. It premiered at the 2008 ...more

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Safe Men Paul Giamatti, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Dinklage Safe Men is a 1998 film written and directed by John Hamburg. The crime-comedy starred Sam Rockwell and Steve Zahn as a pair of aspiring lounge singers who are mistaken for ace safe crackers and ...more

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Conviction Hilary Swank, Juliette Lewis, Minnie Driver Conviction is a 2010 legal drama film directed by Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, and starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell. The film premiered on September 11, 2010, at the Toronto ...more

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Charlie's Angels Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more

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In the Soup Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Beals, Sam Rockwell In the Soup is a 1992 independent film comedy directed by Alexandre Rockwell. It stars Steve Buscemi as a self-conscious screenwriter who has written an unfilmable 500-page screenplay and is ...more

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Made Sean Combs, Famke Janssen, Dustin Diamond Made is a 2001 American comedy/crime film written and directed by Jon Favreau. It stars Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Peter Falk, and Sean Combs. It was Favreau's directorial debut.

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Heist Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell Heist is a 2001 crime film, written and directed by David Mamet, which stars Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, and Delroy Lindo, with Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, and Sam Rockwell in supporting roles.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 1990 American live-action film, and the first film adaptation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. It was directed by Steve Barron and released on ...more

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Piccadilly Jim Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney, Tom Wilkinson Piccadilly Jim is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by John McKay.

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Glory Daze Ben Affleck, Alyssa Milano, Matthew McConaughey Glory Daze is an independent film starring Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, French Stewart and Alyssa Milano. It had a limited release in 1995.

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Basquiat David Bowie, Courtney Love, Willem Dafoe Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by Julian Schnabel based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his ...more

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Strictly Business Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rockwell Strictly Business is an 1991 American comedy film directed by Kevin Hooks, and starring Tommy Davidson, Joseph C. Phillips, and Halle Berry. The supporting cast includes Anne-Marie Johnson, ...more

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Celebrity Charlize Theron, Leonardo DiCaprio, Winona Ryder Celebrity is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The screenplay describes the divergent paths a couple takes following their divorce.

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G-Force Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the film is the ...more

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Light Sleeper Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, David Spade Light Sleeper is an American drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader in 1992. It stars Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, and Dana Delany. The film, set in New York City, shows the tragic ...more

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13 Moons Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Beals 13 Moons is a 2002 comedy-drama film by director Alexandre Rockwell. The title is a reference to the saying of a minor character's mother, who suggested that if nights of the full moon are ...more

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Drunks Faye Dunaway, Sam Rockwell, Calista Flockhart Drunks is a 1995 drama film directed by Peter Cohn.

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BigLove Emma Roberts, Sam Rockwell, Mary McCormack bigLove is a 2001 short film written and directed by Leif Tilden. It was first shown on January 19, 2001, at the Sundance Film Festival. It won the award for Best Short at the 2001 Flickapalooza ...more

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The Sitter Jonah Hill, Sam Rockwell, Method Man The Sitter is a 2011 comedy film directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Michael De Luca. The film follows a slacker college student who, after being suspended, is forced by his mother to ...more

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F--K Mariska Hargitay, Sam Rockwell, Leslie Bibb "Something is happening. An event that has tremendous cachet. To what length will people go to get the information, and does anyone actually know the location? Deception, chaos, and ...more

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The Search for One-eye Jimmy Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Beals, Sam Rockwell The Search for One-eye Jimmy is a comedy written and directed by Sam Henry Kass.

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Robin's Big Date Sam Rockwell, Justin Long, Callie Thorne Robin's Big Date is a Batman parody short starring Justin Long as Robin and Sam Rockwell as Batman. Written by Will Carlough and directed by James Duffy, it was shown at the Fantasia Film ...more

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Cowboys & Aliens Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig Cowboys & Aliens is a 2011 American science fiction Western film directed by Jon Favreau and starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde. The film is based on the 2006 graphic ...more

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Last Exit to Brooklyn Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Rockwell, Stephen Baldwin Last Exit to Brooklyn is a 1989 German-British drama film directed by Uli Edel and adapted by Desmond Nakano from Hubert Selby Jr.'s novel of the same name.

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Jerry and Tom William H. Macy, Sam Rockwell, Ted Danson Jerry and Tom is a 1998 American black comedy film directed by Saul Rubinek in his directorial debut. The screenplay was adapted by Rick Cleveland from his own 1994 one-act play. The film stars ...more

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Mercy Sam Rockwell, Maura Tierney, John Rubinstein Mercy is a 1995 English-language independent thriller starring John Rubinstein and Sam Rockwell, and written and directed by Richard Shepard. It was filmed in Queens, New York City. The film ...more

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Subway Stories Anne Heche, Sam Rockwell, Denis Leary Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box Office for television. It began as a contest among New Yorkers who submitted stories about their ...more

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The F Word Sam Rockwell, Callie Thorne, Zak Orth The F Word is a feature fiction/documentary hybrid film from 2005, directed by Jed Weintrob and produced by Christian Ditlev Bruun and Nick Goldfarb. The film was selected to world premiere at ...more

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Woman In Burka Kerry Washington, Sam Rockwell Woman In Burka is a 2008 short film written and directed by Jonathan Lisecki.

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Happy Hell Night Sam Rockwell, Jorja Fox, Darren McGavin Happy Hell Night is a 1992 horror thriller film directed by Brian Owens.