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The Best Will Patton Movies

Updated October 7, 2020 1.3k votes 115 voters 8.1k views68 items

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of films, including American Violet and The Client.

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    Halloween

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

    Halloween is a 2018 horror film directed by David Gordon Green, and the 11th film in the Halloween franchise. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers...  more

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    The Mothman Prophecies

    Richard Gere, Debra Messing

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Pellington

    The Mothman Prophecies is a 2002 supernatural thriller film directed by Mark Pellington, based on the 1975 book of the same name by parapsychologist and Fortean author John Keel. The screenplay was...  more

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    Entrapment

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery

    Released1999

    Directed byJon Amiel

    Entrapment is a 1999 American caper film directed by Jon Amiel and starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones....  more
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    Remember the Titans

    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling

    Released2000

    Directed byBoaz Yakin

    Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Boaz Yakin. The screenplay, written by Gregory Allen Howard, is based on the true story of...  more

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    Copycat

    Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Amiel

    Copycat is a 1995 American psychological thriller, starring Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter and Dermot Mulroney. The film was directed by Jon Amiel, with a score composed by Christopher Young....  more

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    After Hours

    Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr

    Released1985

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    After Hours is a 1985 American black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Joseph Minion, and starring an ensemble cast, including Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne, Linda Fiorentino,...  more

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    Inventing the Abbotts

    Jennifer Connelly, Liv Tyler

    Released1997

    Directed byPat O'Connor

    Inventing the Abbotts is a 1997 coming-of-age film directed by Patric O'Connor, starring Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, as well as Joanna Going. The screenplay by Ken...  more

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    The Postman

    Kevin Costner, Tom Petty

    Released1997

    Directed byKevin Costner

    The Postman is a 1997 American epic post-apocalyptic adventure film. It is directed by, produced by, and stars Kevin Costner, with the screenplay written by Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland, based on...  more

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    A Mighty Heart

    Angelina Jolie, Archie Panjabi

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Winterbottom

    A Mighty Heart is a 2007 drama film directed by Michael Winterbottom; It is an adaptation of Mariane Pearl's memoir, A Mighty Heart. A Mighty Heart was met with relatively positive reviews from both...  more

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    The Spitfire Grill

    Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released1996

    Directed byLee David Zlotoff

    The Spitfire Grill is a 1996 American motion picture that tells a story of a woman who was just released from prison and goes to work in a small-town café known as The Spitfire Grill. A central theme...  more
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    Fled

    Salma Hayek, Laurence Fishburne

    Released1996

    Directed byKevin Hooks

    Fled is a 1996 action film directed by Kevin Hooks. It stars Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin as two prisoners chained together who flee during an escape attempt gone bad....  more
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    Desperately Seeking Susan

    Madonna, Rosanna Arquette

    Released1985

    Directed bySusan Seidelman

    Desperately Seeking Susan is a 1985 American comedy-drama film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna....  more

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    Code Name: The Cleaner

    Lucy Liu, Nicollette Sheridan

    Released2007

    Directed byLes Mayfield

    Code Name: The Cleaner is an 2007 action comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Cedric the Entertainer, Lucy Liu, Callum Keith Rennie and Nicollette Sheridan. The film was released by New...  more
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    The Rapture

    David Duchovny, Mimi Rogers

    Released1991

    Directed byMichael Tolkin

    The Rapture is a 1991 drama film written and directed by Michael Tolkin. It stars Mimi Rogers as a woman who converts from a swinger to a born-again Christian after learning that a true Rapture is...  more
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    Jesus' Son

    Jack Black, Holly Hunter

    Released1999

    Directed byAlison Maclean

    Jesus' Son is a 1999 drama film that was adapted from a collection of short stories of the same name by Denis Johnson. It stars Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper, Denis...  more
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    Armageddon

    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film, directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures. The film follows a group of...  more

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    The Client

    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1994

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, based on the novel by John Grisham. A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney (Susan...  more
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    The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Ann-Margret

    Released2009

    Directed byJodie Markell

    The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond is a 2008 independent film by director Jodie Markell. The film is based on Tennessee Williams' long-forgotten 1957 screenplay. The film stars Bryce Dallas Howard in the...  more
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    Trixie

    Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy

    Released2000

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Trixie is a 2000 American mystery-crime film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Emily Watson, Nick Nolte, Will Patton and Brittany Murphy....  more
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    Looking at Animals

    Will Patton, Robin Weigert

    Released2009

    Directed byMarc Turtletaub

    Looking at Animals is a 2009 short drama film written and directed by Marc Turtletaub....
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    Breakfast of Champions

    Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte

    Released1999

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Breakfast of Champions is a 1999 American comedy film adapted and directed by Alan Rudolph from the novel of the same name by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. It was entered into the 49th Berlin International Film...  more
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    Wendy and Lucy

    Michelle Williams, Will Oldham

    Released2008

    Directed byKelly Reichardt

    "The degree to which Wendy and Lucy slowly-but-surely grows on the viewer is nothing short of astounding, as the movie suffers from an opening half hour that's almost mind-numbing in its...  more
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    Meek's Cutoff

    Michelle Williams, Paul Dano

    Released2010

    Directed byKelly Reichardt

    Meek's Cutoff is a 2010 western film directed by Kelly Reichardt....  more
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    Brooklyn's Finest

    Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke

    Released2009

    Directed byAntoine Fuqua

    Brooklyn's Finest is a 2009 American film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and written by Michael C. Martin. The film stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes. The film was released...  more

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    The Puppet Masters

    Donald Sutherland, Keith David

    Released1994

    Directed byStuart Orme

    The Puppet Masters is a 1994 science fiction film, adapted by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, and David S. Goyer from Robert A. Heinlein’s 1951 novel of the same title, in which a trio of American...  more