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The Best Viggo Mortensen Movies  

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

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Brian De Palma and Ridley Scott are among those who have directed Viggo Mortensen at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Viggo Mortensen movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Vincent Cassel and Christopher Plummer too.

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Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Keith David
Vanishing Point is a 1997 television remake of the 1971 cult film that aired on the Fox television network. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Peta Wilson, Christine Elise and ...more
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American Yakuza is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Viggo Mortensen Movies
American Yakuza Viggo Mortensen, Michael Nouri, Robert Forster
Sent to infiltrate the American arm of the Yakuza, FBI agent Nick Davis rises through the ranks of assassins and is soon adopted into the powerful Tendo crime family.
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Viggo Mortensen, Faye Dunaway, Matt Dillon
Albino Alligator is a 1997 American crime thriller film the directorial debut of Kevin Spacey, and starred Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway and Gary Sinise. It tells the story of three small-time ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Kiefer Sutherland, Christian Slater
Young Guns II is a 1990 western film, and the sequel to Young Guns. It stars Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater, and features William Petersen. It was ...more
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On the Road is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Viggo Mortensen Movies
Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst
On the Road is a 2012 adventure drama film directed by Walter Salles. It is an adaptation of the 1957 novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Garrett ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Lane Smith, Kane Hodder
Prison is a 1988 horror film starring Viggo Mortensen. It was filmed at the Old State Prison in Rawlins, Wyoming, with many of its residents on the cast and crew.
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Boiling Point Viggo Mortensen, Dennis Hopper, Wesley Snipes
Boiling Point is a 1993 action-thriller film written and directed by James B. Harris, and starring Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Lolita Davidovich, Viggo Mortensen and Dan Hedaya.
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Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Vince Vaughn
Psycho is a 1998 American horror film produced and directed by Gus Van Sant for Universal Pictures, a remake of the 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Both films are adapted from Robert ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Thandie Newton, Harvey Keitel
The Young Americans is a 1993 crime drama that marked the feature film debut of British director Danny Cannon and his friend David Arnold, best known for composing scores for five of the James ...more
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Sylvester Stallone, Viggo Mortensen, Amy Brenneman
Daylight is a 1996 American disaster thriller film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Sylvester Stallone, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya, Stan Shaw, Karen ...more
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Marisa Tomei
The People Speak is a documentary tv program/film.
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Liam Neeson, Viggo Mortensen, Andie MacDowell
Ruby Cairo is a 1992 film directed by Graeme Clifford. It stars Andie MacDowell, Liam Neeson and Viggo Mortensen. One scene features Aleister Crowley's The Book of the Law.
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Ben Stiller, Viggo Mortensen, Molly Ringwald
Fresh Horses is a 1988 coming of age drama film directed by David Anspaugh, and starring Andrew McCarthy and Molly Ringwald.
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Gospel According to Harry Viggo Mortensen, Jennifer Rubin, Jack Kehoe
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Ringers: Lord of the Fans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Viggo Mortensen Movies
Ringers: Lord of the Fans
Ringers: Lord of the Fans is a 2005 documentary film investigating the growth of the Tolkien fandom all the way from the release of The Hobbit book by J. R. R. Tolkien in 1937 to Peter Jackson's ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Ken Foree, Tom Everett
This film is the second sequel to the 1974 film and was directed by Jeff Burr. It was released by New Line Cinema on January 12, 1990. The film makes numerous references to the original film's ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Exene Cervenka, Stephen McHattie
Salvation! is a 1987 film by Beth B, starring Viggo Mortensen, Exene Cervenka and Stephen McHattie. The film is a parody of televangelism released right after the real-life Jim Bakker and Jimmy ...more
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La Pistola de Mi Hermano is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Viggo Mortensen Movies
La Pistola de Mi Hermano Viggo Mortensen, Anna Galiena, Christina Rosenvinge
La Pistola de Mi Hermano is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Ray Loriga.
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Viggo Mortensen, Eddie Vedder, Joan Baez
Slacker Uprising is a movie of Michael Moore's tour of colleges in swing states during the 2004 election, with a goal to encourage 18–29 year olds to vote, and the response it received. The film ...more
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Barry Bostwick, Patty Duke, Jaclyn Smith
George Washington is a 1984 television miniseries directed by Buzz Kulik. The miniseries, released in three parts, chronicles the life of George Washington, the 1st President of the United ...more
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Reclaiming the Blade
Reclaiming the Blade is a documentary written and directed by Daniel McNicoll and produced by Galatia Films on the topic of swords. Notable interviewees from the film industry include Viggo ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Tommy Chong, Charlotte Lewis
Tripwire is a 1990 American film directed by James Lemmo. It is an action/adventure movie about a terrorist and government secret agent personal vendetta that began when a train hijacking goes ...more
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The Crew Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Sisto, Donal Logue