Film The Best William Forsythe Movies  

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

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

This list contains films like Born to Ride and Once Upon a Time in America.

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Michael Bay and Rob Zombie are among those who have directed William Forsythe at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto youths ...more

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Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter Raising Arizona is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, ...more

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Diamond Dallas Page, Danny Trejo, Ginger Lynn The Devil's Rejects is a 2005 American horror film written and directed by Rob Zombie, and the sequel to his 2003 film House of 1000 Corpses. The film is centered on the run of three members of ...more

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Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa American Me is a 1992 biographical drama film produced and directed by Edward James Olmos, his first film as a director, and written by Floyd Mutrux and Desmond Nakano. Olmos also stars as the ...more

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best William Forsythe Movies
Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name; it is a reboot of the ...more

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Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould. Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, which ...more

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Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies, Gina Gershon Out for Justice is a 1991 American thriller directed by John Flynn, and produced by and starring Steven Seagal. The film is about a veteran police detective who vows to take down the crazy, ...more

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Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle, Octavia Spencer Blue Streak is a 1999 film, directed by Les Mayfield with Martin Lawrence. The director has also directed other famous films, including the remake of Miracle on Thirty-fourth Street in 1994. In ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris The Rock is a 1996 action film that primarily takes place on Alcatraz Island and in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was directed by Michael Bay, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and ...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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Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Man Who Wasn't There is a 2001 British-American neo-noir film written, produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Billy Bob Thornton stars in the title role. Also featured are Tony ...more

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Nick Nolte, María Conchita Alonso, Clancy Brown Extreme Prejudice is a 1987 American action western film starring Nick Nolte and Powers Boothe. The film was directed by Walter Hill; it was written by John Milius, Fred Rexer and Deric ...more

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Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi This film is a 1995 American neo-noir film directed by Gary Fleder from a screenplay written by Scott Rosenberg. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Andy García, Christopher ...more

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Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski 88 Minutes is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski, William Forsythe, Deborah Kara Unger, Amy Brenneman, Neal McDonough and ...more

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Anthony Quinn, William Forsythe, Frank Vincent Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Mafia Don is a 1996 HBO original crime drama movie made for television directed by Robert Harmon. The film stars Armand Assante, in the title role as ...more

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Frances McDormand, Kim Dickens, Vincent Gallo Palookaville is a 1995 motion picture about a trio of burglars and their dysfunctional family of origin. Prominent actors featured in the film include William Forsythe, Lisa Gay Hamilton, ...more

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Dabney Coleman, Louie Anderson, William Forsythe Cloak & Dagger is a 1984 spy adventure film directed by Richard Franklin starring Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman and Michael Murphy. It is a remake of the 1949 film The Window. It was ...more

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Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, Edie Falco Freedomland is a 2006 American crime drama-mystery film directed by Joe Roth and starring Samuel L. Jackson and Julianne Moore. Richard Price adapted his novel of the same name, which touches on ...more

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Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, Renee O'Connor Stone Cold is a 1991 action movie about a biker gang that is out to assassinate the governor and free one of their members who is on trial for murder. The movie marked the acting debut of 80s ...more

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William Forsythe, Allen Payne, Clarence Williams III Blue Hill Avenue is a 2001 American crime film directed and written by Craig Ross, Jr., and starring Allen Payne. Ross Jr. also edited and executive produced the film.

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Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku City by the Sea is a 2002 film starring Robert De Niro, James Franco, Eliza Dushku, Frances McDormand and William Forsythe. It deals with the family problems of a wayward youth and is set ...more

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William Forsythe, Leo Rossi Relentless 3 is a 1993 crime thriller film directed by James Lemmo. The tagline for the movie was: When the fear stops...you're dead! Relentless 3 was filmed in Los Angeles, California, USA. It ...more

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Tom Berenger, Marc Anthony, Luis Guzmán The Substitute is a 1996 American action-crime-thriller film directed by Robert Mandel and starring Tom Berenger, Ernie Hudson, Marc Anthony, William Forsythe, Raymond Cruz and Luis

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Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, Rob Schneider Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo is a 1999 comedy film starring Rob Schneider, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin, Oded Fehr and Arija Bareikis. The film follows a hapless fishtank cleaner who goes into ...more

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Julianne Moore, Stanley Tucci, Alfre Woodard The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag is a 1992 American screwball comedy film written by Grace Cary Bickley and directed by Allan Moyle. The film stars Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, Julianne Moore, ...more