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

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Stephen Lang is no stranger to working with popular directors, including James Cameron, Simon Wincer and Marcus Nispel.

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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stephen Lang 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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Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell

Gettysburg is a 1993 epic film written and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, adapted from the novel The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, about the Battle of Gettysburg. The film starred Tom ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Released: 2009

Directed by: James Cameron

Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more

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Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Jeff Daniels

Released: 2003

Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell

Gods and Generals is a 2003 American film based on the novel Gods and Generals by Jeffrey Shaara. It depicts events that take place prior to those shown in the 1993 film Gettysburg, which was ...more

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Laurence Fishburne, Lauren Holly, Stephen Lang

Released: 1986

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Band of the Hand is an American 1986 crime film directed by Paul Michael Glaser. The film turned into a theatrical release after it failed as a television pilot. The title track is written by ...more

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Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Mann

Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written and directed by Michael Mann, it stars William Petersen as Will Graham and features Brian Cox as ...more

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George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Ewan McGregor

Released: 2009

Directed by: Grant Heslov

The Men Who Stare at Goats is a 2009 American parody comedy film directed by Grant Heslov and based on Jon Ronson's book of the same name, an account of the investigation by Ronson and John ...more

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Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Mann

Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more

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Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger

Released: 1997

Directed by: Félix Enríquez Alcalá

Fire Down Below is a 1997 American action film directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá in his directorial debut, and starring Steven Seagal. The film also includes cameos by ...more
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The Hard Way Christina Ricci, LL Cool J, Michael J. Fox

Released: 1991

Directed by: John Badham

The Hard Way is a 1991 action-comedy film directed by John Badham, and starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods. Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, Luis Guzmán, LL Cool J, Delroy Lindo, ...more

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Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane

Released: 2000

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Trixie is a 2000 American mystery-crime film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Emily Watson, Nick Nolte, Will Patton and Brittany Murphy.
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Morgan Freeman, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols

Released: 2011

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Conan the Barbarian is a 2011 American sword and sorcery film based on the character Conan the Barbarian created by Robert E. Howard. The film is a new interpretation of the Conan mythology, and ...more

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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Rockwell, Stephen Baldwin

Released: 1989

Directed by: Uli Edel

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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Piper Perabo, Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Polley

Released: 2004

Directed by: Roland Suso Richter

The I Inside is a 2003 psychological thriller directed by Roland Suso Richter. It was written by Michael Cooney based on his own play Point of Death. This film has no connection with the ...more
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Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Kris Kristofferson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Jim Gillespie

D-Tox is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Jim Gillespie, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Charles S. Dutton, Robert Patrick, Courtney B. Vance, Polly Walker, Jeffrey ...more
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Helen Hunt, Matthew Broderick, Jean Smart

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Project X is a 1987 American science fiction-comedy-drama film produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker, directed by Jonathan Kaplan and starring Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt.

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Ann-Margret, Gene Hackman, Ellen Burstyn

Released: 1985

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Twice in a Lifetime is a 1985 film starring Gene Hackman and directed by Bud Yorkin. The plot involves a steelworker and married man going through a mid-life crisis when he finds himself ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Meredith Baxter, Stephen Lang

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Patterson

Darkness Before Dawn is a 1993 film directed by John Tiffen Patterson.
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Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton

Released: 1997

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Shadow Conspiracy is a 1997 political thriller film starring Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton and Sam Waterston. It was the final film directed by George P. Cosmatos, who died in ...more
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Karen Allen, Stephen Lang, Peter Riegert

Released: 2010

Directed by: John Gray

"White Irish Drinkers is set in 1975 in the Bay Ridge area in Brooklyn, an enclave of working-class, hardscrabble families with a societal code that discourages any aspirations to leave the ...more
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Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich, Charles Durning

Released: 1985

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Death of a Salesman is a 1985 CBS made for television film directed by Volker Schlöndorff, based on the 1949 play of the same name by Arthur Miller. It stars Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John ...more
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Tom Berenger, Kari Wührer, Valeria Golino

Released: 1996

Directed by: Salomé Breziner

An occasional Hell is a 1996 Drama film written by Randall Silvis, Anton Sanko and directed by Salomé Breziner.
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Stephen Lang, Isabella Hofmann, Daniella Evangelista

Released: 1995

Directed by: Christopher Cain

The Amazing Panda Adventure is a 1995 family adventure film about a 10-year old American boy called Ryan Tyler, who travels to China. This film was released by Warner Bros. under the Family ...more
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After the Storm Jennifer Beals, Stephen Lang, Benjamin Bratt

Released: 2000

Directed by: Guy Ferland

After the Storm is a 2000 crime film directed by Guy Ferland.
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Escape: Human Cargo Stephen Lang, Treat Williams, Sasson Gabai

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Escape: Human Cargo is a 1998 American action television film, directed by Simon Wincer. In 1999, the film was nominated at the Motion Picture Sound Editors for the Golden Reel Award in the Best ...more