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

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

Items on this list include The Chumscrubber and Contact.

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

Michael Bay and Christopher Nolan have both worked with William Fichtner over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler 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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George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse Drive Angry is a 2011 American supernatural action film starring Nicolas Cage and Amber Heard, and directed by Patrick Lussier. It was released on February 25, 2011. Shot in 3-D, the film was ...more

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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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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best William Fichtner Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character, Batman. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Crash is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described "passion ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the ...more

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Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name. Adam Sandler plays the protagonist, Paul Crewe, a disgraced former professional quarterback ...more

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Wentworth Miller, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Sarah Wayne Callies Prison Break: The Final Break is a 2009 television movie of the Prison Break franchise. It serves as the series finale of Prison Break. The movie aired May 27 in the United Kingdom on Sky1. In ...more

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Danny DeVito, Martin Lawrence, Bernie Mac What's the Worst That Could Happen? is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Sam Weisman and starring Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito. Loosely based on the book of the same name by Donald E. ...more

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Milla Jovovich, William Fichtner, Cameron Bright Ultraviolet is a 2006 American dystopian science fiction action-horror-thriller film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer and produced by Screen Gems. It stars Milla Jovovich as Violet Song and ...more

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Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Taye Diggs Equilibrium is a 2002 American dystopian science fiction film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer and starring Christian Bale, Emily Watson, and Taye Diggs. The film follows John Preston, an ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Will Ferrell, Danny DeVito Drowning Mona is a 2000 comedy-mystery film starring Danny DeVito as Wyatt Rash, a local police chief from Verplanck, New York, who investigates the mysterious death of Mona Dearly, a spiteful, ...more

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Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis Strange Days is a 1995 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Co-written and produced by James Cameron and co-written by Jay Cocks, it stars Ralph Fiennes, ...more

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Katie Holmes, Melissa McCarthy, Timothy Olyphant Go is a 1999 crime comedy film written by John August and directed by Doug Liman, with three intertwining plots that happen to involve one drug deal. The film stars William Fichtner, Katie ...more

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Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford, and written by Paul Attanasio, based on Richard N. Goodwin's memoir Remembering America: A Voice From ...more

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Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning, Glenn Close Nine Lives is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Rodrigo García. The screenplay, an example of hyperlink cinema, relates nine short, loosely intertwined tales with nine ...more

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Ralph Fiennes, Camilla Belle, Glenn Close The Chumscrubber is a 2005 American-German comedy-drama film, directed by Arie Posin, starring an ensemble cast led by Jamie Bell. The plot, written by Posin and Zac Stanford, focuses on the ...more

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Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe Virtuosity is a 1995 science fiction action film directed by Brett Leonard, written by Eric Bernt, and produced by Gary Lucchesi. The film stars Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Kelly Lynch, ...more

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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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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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Night and Day William Fichtner, Jessy Schram, Jamie Haqqani Night and Day is a 2010 film directed by Milan Cheylov.

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Elysium is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best William Fichtner Movies
Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga Elysium is a 2013 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film written, directed, and co-produced by Neill Blomkamp, and starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga and Sharlto ...more

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The Lone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best William Fichtner Movies
Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer The Lone Ranger is a 2013 action adventure film written by Ted Elliott, Justin Haythe and Terry Rossio and directed by Gore Verbinski.

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Demi Moore, Stellan SkarsgÄrd, William Fichtner Passion of Mind is a 2000 American psychological romantic drama film starring Demi Moore. It was the first English-language film from Belgian director Alain Berliner, best known for the arthouse ...more

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Evan Rachel Wood, Louis Gossett, Jr. High Lonesome is a 1995 western drama film written by H. Haden Yelin and directed by Jeff Bleckner.

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Miranda Otto, William Fichtner, Maciej Stuhr Julie Walking Home is a 2002 drama film directed by Agnieszka Holland. It stars Miranda Otto and William Fichtner. It won an award at the 2003 Method Fest.

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Snoop Dogg, Antonio Banderas, Sam Elliott The Big Bang is a 2011 American thriller film written by Erik Jendresen and directed by Tony Krantz, starring Antonio Banderas and Sienna Guillory.

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David Duchovny, Ed Harris, William Fichtner Phantom is a 2012 adventure thriller film written and directed by Todd Robinson.

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Jeff Bridges, Lauren Graham, Judy Greer The Amateurs, originally called The Moguls, is a 2005 comedy film written and directed by Michael Traeger and starring Jeff Bridges. The story revolves around six friends in a small town in the ...more

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Wrong Alexis Dziena, Flying Lotus, William Fichtner Wrong is a 2012 French-American independent surreal comedy film written and directed by Quentin Dupieux. The film stars Jack Plotnick and premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. It was ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall The Underneath is a 1995 American film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Peter Gallagher and Alison Elliott. The film is based on the novel Criss Cross by Don Tracy, and is a remake of the ...more

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Mary-Louise Parker, Mia Farrow, Giancarlo Esposito Reckless is a 1995 American dark comedy film directed by Norman René. The screenplay by Craig Lucas is based on his 1983 play of the same title.

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The Stupidest Angel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best William Fichtner Movies
The Stupidest Angel William Fichtner The Stupidest Angel is a 2012 action, comedy, and fantasy film written by Carl Goldstein, Joseph Hines, and Christopher Moore and directed by Carl Goldstein.

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Forehead Tittaes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best William Fichtner Movies
Forehead Tittaes Marion Cotillard, Taraji P. Henson, Lesley Ann Warren Forehead Tittaes is a 2010 short comedy film written by Seth Morris and Directed by Jake Szymanski.

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Piper Perabo, Guy Pearce, J.K. Simmons First Snow is a 2006 thriller starring Guy Pearce and directed by Mark Fergus. The film was released on March 23, 2007.

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Starz Inside: Unforgettably Evil Daryl Hannah, Kristanna Loken, Stan Lee

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Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey Date Night is a 2010 comedy crime film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy ...more

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The Settlement is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best William Fichtner Movies
The Settlement John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Dan Castellaneta The Settlement is a film directed by Mark Steilen.