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The Best Thomas Jane Movies 

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

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

This is a list that includes films like Zack and Reba and Thursday.

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

Thomas Jane has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Terrence Malick and Paul Thomas Anderson.

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John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

The Punisher is a 2004 American comic book vigilante action film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, starring Thomas Jane as the antihero Frank Castle / The Punisher and John ...more

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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Thomas Jane Movies
Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

Released: 2007

Directed by: Frank Darabont

The Mist is a 2007 American science fiction horror film based on the 1980 novella of the same name by Stephen King. The film was written and directed by Frank Darabont, who had previously ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J, Thomas Jane

Released: 1999

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Deep Blue Sea is a 1999 science fiction horror film, starring Saffron Burrows, Thomas Jane, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson. The film was directed by ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

Released: 2003

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Dreamcatcher is a 2003 science fiction horror film adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. It was directed by Lawrence Kasdan, and co-written by Kasdan and screenwriter William ...more

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Mickey Rourke, Paulina Porizkova, Thomas Jane

Released: 1998

Directed by: Skip Woods

Thursday is a 1998 American crime/thriller/black comedy film written and directed by Skip Woods and starring Thomas Jane, Aaron Eckhart, Paula Marshall, Michael Jeter and Mickey Rourke. It won ...more
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Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Thomas Jane Movies
Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

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John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

Released: 1997

Directed by: John Woo

Face/Off is a 1997 American science fiction action thriller film directed by John Woo and starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. Travolta is an FBI agent and Cage is a terrorist, sworn enemies ...more

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Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane, Sammi Rotibi

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Joanou

The Punisher: Dirty Laundry is a 2012 fan film based on the Punisher franchise, starring Thomas Jane and Ron Perlman and produced by Adi Shankar. The film was first screened at the 2012 San ...more
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Thomas Jane, Deborah Kara Unger, David O'Hara

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bronwen Hughes

Stander is a 2003 biographical film about Captain André Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber, starring Thomas Jane who initially turned down the role. The filmmakers ...more

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Anthony Michael Hall, Thomas Jane, Christopher McDonald

Released: 2001

Directed by: Billy Crystal

61* is a 2001 American sports drama film written by Hank Steinberg and directed by Billy Crystal. It stars Barry Pepper as Roger Maris and Thomas Jane as Mickey Mantle on their quest to break ...more

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George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

Released: 1998

Directed by: Terrence Malick

The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount ...more

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Sasha Grey, Carla Gugino, Rob Lowe

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mark Pellington

I Melt with You is a 2011 American arthouse thriller film directed by Mark Pellington. It completed filming in September 2010. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011. The ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

Released: 2002

Directed by: Roger Kumble

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Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Madden

Killshot is a 2008 American thriller film directed by John Madden and starring Diane Lane, Thomas Jane, Mickey Rourke and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It is based on Elmore Leonard's 1989 novel of the ...more
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Keanu Reeves, Amy Smart, Claire Forlani

Released: 1997

Directed by: Stephen T. Kay

The Last Time I Committed Suicide is a 1997 drama directed by Stephen T. Kay. Based on a letter written by Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac, it stars Thomas Jane as Cassady. The cast also includes ...more
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Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane, Lauren German

Released: 2009

Directed by: Thomas Jane

Dark Country is a 2009 psychological crime thriller directed by and starring Thomas Jane in his directorial debut. It also stars Lauren German and Ron Perlman.
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Angelina Jolie, Antonio Banderas, Thomas Jane

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Original Sin is a 2001 thriller film starring Antonio Banderas and Angelina Jolie. It is based on the novel Waltz into Darkness by Cornell Woolrich, and is a remake of the 1969 François ...more

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Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Ashley Greene

Released: 2012

Directed by: Lisa Azuelos

LOL is a 2011 American coming of age comedy-drama-romance film directed by Lisa Azuelos, written by Azuelos and Kamir Aïnouz. The film is a remake of the 2008 French film LOL. It stars ...more

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At Ground Zero Thomas Jane

Released: 1994

Directed by: Craig Schlattman

At Ground Zero is a 1993 Independent feature film directed and written by Craig Schlattman from an original story. It stars Thomas Jane, and his then wife, Aysha Hauer, as a couple on the run ...more
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Released: 2010

Directed by: Joaquim Dos Santos

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Iggy Pop, Mia Kirshner, Thomas Jane

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tim Pope

The Crow: City of Angels is a 1996 American supernatural action film directed by Tim Pope. It is a sequel to the 1994 cult film The Crow.

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Samaritan Thomas Jane, Analeigh Tipton, Charlene Tilton

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tenney Fairchild

Samaritan is a 2012 romance drama film written and directed by Tenney Fairchild.
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Zack and Reba Brittany Murphy, Debbie Reynolds, Thomas Jane

Released: 1998

Directed by: Nicole Bettauer

Zack and Reba is a 1998 comedy film directed by Nicole Bettauer.
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Salma Hayek, Ethan Hawke, Thomas Jane

Released: 1999

Directed by: Dan Ireland

The Velocity of Gary, also known as The Velocity of Gary* *, is a 1999 American dramatic comedy film directed by Dan Ireland and written by James Still, based on his homonymous play. It stars ...more

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Junked Thomas Jane, Jordan Ladd, Kevin Gage

Released: 1999

Directed by: Lance W. Lane

Junked is a 1999 drama film written and directed by Lance Lane.