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The Best Ted Levine Movies

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

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

This list features films like Nowhere to Run and Birth.

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    American Gangster

    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byRidley Scott

    American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas. An outcast New York City cop (Russell Crowe) is charged with...  more

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    Heat

    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino

    Released1995

    Directed byMichael Mann

    Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on...  more

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    The Hills Have Eyes

    Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw

    Released2006

    Directed byAlexandre Aja

    The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 American horror film and remake of Wes Craven's 1977 film The Hills Have Eyes. Written by filmmaking partners Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur of the French horror...  more

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    Released2007

    Directed byAndrew Dominik

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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime and horror genres. Directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn,...  more

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    Mad City

    John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1997

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

    Mad City is a 1997 hostage thriller film written by Tom Matthews and Eric Williams, directed by Costa-Gavras, and starring Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Blythe Danner, Ted...  more
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    Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released1997

    Directed byLes Mayfield

    Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les Mayfield. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and stars Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden,...  more

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    Wild Wild West

    Salma Hayek, Will Smith

    Released1999

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

    Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A big-screen adaptation of the 1965–1969 TV series The Wild Wild West, it stars Will Smith, Kevin...  more

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    The Mangler

    Robert Englund, Ted Levine

    Released1995

    Directed byTobe Hooper

    The Mangler is a 1995 American, Australian and South African horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper and based upon the Stephen King short story of the same name which appeared in his inaugural short...  more
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    The Truth About Charlie

    Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton

    Released2002

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 classic film Charade. It is also an homage to François Truffaut's 1960 film Shoot the Piano Player complete with that film's star, Charles...  more

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    The Killing Floor

    Alfre Woodard, Ted Levine

    Released1985

    Directed byBill Duke

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    The Fast and the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2001

    Directed byRob Cohen

    The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. The film is the first...  more

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    Switchback

    Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid

    Released1997

    Directed byJeb Stuart

    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 & Southern...  more
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    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. Leonardo...  more

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    Harlan County War

    Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård

    Released2000

    Directed byTony Bill

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    Deep Dark Canyon

    Justine Bateman, Matthew Lillard

    Released2012

    Directed byAbe Levy, Silver Tree

    Deep Dark Canyon is a 2012 action thriller drama film written and directed by Abe Levy and Silver Tree....  more
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    You Can Thank Me Later

    Ellen Burstyn, Mary McDonnell

    Released1998

    Directed byShimon Dotan

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    Love at Large

    Bernard Shakey, Tom Berenger

    Released1990

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Love at Large is a 1990 American romance and mystery film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins and Anne Archer....  more
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    The Manchurian Candidate

    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber

    Released2004

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 film,...  more
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    Georgia

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, John C. Reilly

    Released1995

    Directed byUlu Grosbard

    Georgia is a 1995 American independent film starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mare Winningham. In the film, Leigh played Sadie Flood, a punky barroom singer who has a complicated, jealous but loving...  more
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    Evolution

    Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman

    Released2001

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Evolution is a 2001 American science fiction comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, Julianne Moore and Ted Levine. In the United States,...  more

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    The L.A. Riot Spectacular

    Snoop Dogg, Emilio Estevez

    Released2006

    Directed byMarc Klasfeld

    The L.A. Riot Spectacular is a satire film about the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Written and directed by music video director Marc Klasfeld, the film stars Emilio Estevez, Snoop Dogg, Charles S. Dutton,...  more
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    Wonderland

    Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate

    Released2003

    Directed byJames Cox

    Wonderland is a 2003 American drama film co-written and directed by James Cox. The film stars Val Kilmer, Kate Bosworth, Dylan McDermott, Carrie Fisher, Lisa Kudrow, Josh Lucas, Christina Applegate,...  more

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    Nowhere to Run

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette

    Released1993

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Nowhere to Run is a 1993 American action drama film directed by Robert Harmon, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine and Joss Ackland....  more
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    Little Boy

    Ali Landry, Kevin James

    Released2015

    Directed byAlejandro Gómez Monteverde

    Little Boy is an upcoming American war comedy-drama film directed by Alejandro Gómez Monteverde and written by Monteverde and Pepe Portillo. The film stars Jakob Salvati, David Henrie, Kevin James,...  more