The Best Ted Levine Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 338 votes 65 voters 5.8k views 32 items

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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.

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

Ted Levine has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Martin Scorsese and Ridley Scott.

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The Silence of the Lambs... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ted Levine Movies
Dir. by Jonathan Demme (1991), starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins & Chris Isaak
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 ...more

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Dir. by Ridley Scott (2007), starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe & Idris Elba
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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Dir. by Michael Mann (1995), starring Natalie Portman, Al Pacino & Robert De Niro
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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Dir. by Jonathan Demme (2004), starring Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber & Vera Farmiga
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 ...more

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Dir. by Martin Scorsese (2010), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams & Mark Ruffalo
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. ...more

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Dir. by Andrew Dominik (2007), starring Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel & Jeremy Renner
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Dir. by Alexandre Aja (2006), starring Emilie de Ravin, Vinessa Shaw & Ted Levine
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 ...more

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Dir. by James Cox (2003), starring Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate & Val Kilmer
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 ...more
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Dir. by Costa-Gavras (1997), starring John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman & Jay Leno
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, ...more
Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ted Levine Movies
Dir. by Barry Sonnenfeld (1999), starring Salma Hayek, Will Smith & Kevin Kline
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, ...more

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Dir. by Les Mayfield (1997), starring Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden & Wil Wheaton
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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Dir. by Rob Cohen (2001), starring Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez & Jordana Brewster
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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Dir. by Tobe Hooper (1995), starring Robert Englund, Ted Levine & Danny Keough
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Dir. by Jonathan Demme (2002), starring Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton & Tim Robbins
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, ...more

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Dir. by Tony Bill (2000), starring Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård & Ted Levine
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The Killing Floor Dir. by Bill Duke (1985), starring Alfre Woodard, Ted Levine & Dennis Farina
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Dir. by Jeb Stuart (1997), starring Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid & Danny Glover
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 & ...more
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Dir. by Alan Rudolph (1990), starring Bernard Shakey, Tom Berenger & Annette O'Toole
Love at Large is a 1990 American romance and mystery film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins and Anne Archer.
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Dir. by Shimon Dotan (1998), starring Ellen Burstyn, Mary McDonnell & Ted Levine
You Can Thank Me Later is a 1998 Canadian comedy drama film directed by Shimon Dotan. The film is based on a play titled Hyper-Allergenic written and adapted for the screen by Oren Safdie.
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Dir. by Ulu Grosbard (1995), starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, John C. Reilly & Mare Winningham
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 ...more
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Bullet Dir. by Julien Temple (1996), starring Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur & Peter Dinklage
Bullet is a 1996 American crime drama film directed by Julien Temple and starring Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Donnie Wahlberg, Adrien Brody, Ted Levine, and John Enos III. The screenplay was ...more
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Deep Dark Canyon Dir. by Abe Levy and Silver Tree (2012), starring Justine Bateman, Matthew Lillard & Ted Levine
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Dir. by Marc Klasfeld (2006), starring Snoop Dogg, Emilio Estevez & Ron Jeremy
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. ...more
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Dir. by Costa-Gavras (1988), starring Tom Berenger, Debra Winger & Timothy Hutton
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