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The Best Val Kilmer Movies

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List of the best Val Kilmer movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Whether you know him as Ice man, Batman or Jim Morrison, Val Kilmer is surely one of your favorite actors. Val Kilmer'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 Val Kilmer movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Val Kilmer movies will be at the top of the list. Val Kilmer has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Val Kilmer movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Val Kilmer films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list is made up of many different films, including Top Gun and The Doors.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Val Kilmer movies?" and "What are the greatest Val Kilmer roles of all time?" If you like Kilmer's camaraderie, you might also enjoy our list of best Tom Cruise movies and best Kurt Russell movies.


  • 1
    Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell


    Directed byKevin Jarre, George P. Cosmatos

    Tombstone is a 1993 American western film directed by George P. Cosmatos, written by Kevin... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Heat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino


    Directed byMichael Mann

    Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    The Doors is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Doors

    Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer


    Directed byOliver Stone

    The Doors is a 1991 American biopic about the 1960-70s rock band of the same name which... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Top Gun

    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan


    Directed byTony Scott

    Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Willow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak


    Directed byRon Howard

    Willow is a 1988 American fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Real Genius is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Real Genius

    Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase


    Directed byMartha Coolidge

    Real Genius is a 1985 satirical comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge. It stars Val Kilmer... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    The Saint is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Saint

    Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue


    Directed byPhillip Noyce

    The Saint is a 1997 espionage thriller film, starring Val Kilmer in the title role, with... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Ghost and the Darkness

    Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas


    Directed byStephen Hopkins

    The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 historical adventure film starring Val Kilmer and Michael... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Thunderheart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Val Kilmer, David Crosby


    Directed byMichael Apted

    Thunderheart is a 1992 contemporary western mystery film directed by Michael Apted from an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer


    Directed byShane Black

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American neo-noir dark comedy film written and directed by Shane... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    True Romance

    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer


    Directed byTony Scott

    True Romance is a 1993 American film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino.... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Top Secret! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Top Secret!

    Val Kilmer, Omar Sharif


    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Top Secret! is a 1984 action comedy film directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Batman Forever is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Batman Forever

    Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore


    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Red Planet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Red Planet

    Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss


    Directed byAntony Hoffman

    Red Planet is a 2000 science fiction thriller film directed by Antony Hoffman, starring Val... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    The Salton Sea is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Salton Sea

    Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf


    Directed byD. J. Caruso

    The Salton Sea is a 2002 American neo-noir thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer


    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Déjà Vu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Déjà Vu

    Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer


    Directed byTony Scott

    Déjà Vu is a 2006 American action thriller film with elements of science fiction, directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate


    Directed byJames Cox

    Wonderland is a 2003 American drama film co-written and directed by James Cox. The film stars... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    At First Sight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    At First Sight

    Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino


    Directed byIrwin Winkler

    At First Sight is a 1999 American romantic drama film starring Val Kilmer and Mira Sorvino,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Felon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Val Kilmer, Anne Archer


    Directed byRic Roman Waugh

    Felon is a 2008 American prison film written and directed by Ric Roman Waugh. The film stars... more on Wikipedia


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  • 21
    Spartan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies


    Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer


    Directed byDavid Mamet

    Spartan is a 2004 American political thriller film written and directed by David Mamet. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    The Real McCoy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Real McCoy

    Val Kilmer, Kim Basinger


    Directed byRussell Mulcahy

    The Real McCoy is a 1993 crime film, directed by Russell Mulcahy. It stars Kim Basinger and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    The Island of Dr. Moreau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    The Island of Dr. Moreau

    Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer


    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer, Richard Stanley

    The Island of Dr. Moreau is a 1996 American science fiction horror film, the third major film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Kill the Irishman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Kill the Irishman

    Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken


    Directed byJonathan Hensleigh

    This film is a 2011 biographical thriller film directed by Jonathan Hensleigh and starring Ray... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Wyatt Earp's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Val Kilmer Movies

    Wyatt Earp's Revenge

    Val Kilmer, Trace Adkins


    Directed byMichael Feifer

    Wyatt Earp's Revenge is a 2012 American Western film about the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. It... more on Wikipedia
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