Best Billy Bob Thornton movies

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Best Billy Bob Thornton movies
Today we present the best Billy Bob Thornton movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Billy Bob Thornton:

TOP 25:
The Astronaut Farmer
The Astronaut Farmer
Billy Bob Thornton as: Charles Farmer
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2006
Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his dream. The FBI puts him under surveillance when he tries to buy rocket fuel, and the FAA stalls him when he files a flight plan – but Charles is undeterred.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Max Thieriot movies?

TOP 24:
The Apostle
The Apostle
Billy Bob Thornton as: Troublemaker
Genre: Drama
Release: 1997
After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Walton Goggins movies?


TOP 23:
Primary Colors
Primary Colors
Billy Bob Thornton as: Richard Jemmons
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maura Tierney movies?

TOP 22:
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Billy Bob Thornton as: General Hollanek
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Release: 2016
In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. Luckily, she meets Tanya Vanderpoel, a fellow journalist who takes the shell-shocked reporter under her wing. Amid the militants, warlords and nighttime partying, Barker discovers the key to becoming a successful correspondent.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Abbott movies?

TOP 21:
Indecent Proposal
Indecent Proposal
Billy Bob Thornton as: Day Tripper
Genre: Romance, Drama
Release: 1993
John Gage offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Connolly movies?


TOP 20:
Faster
Faster
Billy Bob Thornton as: Cop
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller
Release: 2010
After 10 years in prison, Driver is now a free man with a single focus - hunting down the people responsible for brutally murdering his brother.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Oliver Jackson-Cohen movies?

TOP 19:
Eagle Eye
Eagle Eye
Billy Bob Thornton as: Thomas Morgan
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Action
Release: 2008
Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eric Christian Olsen movies?

TOP 18:
Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots
Billy Bob Thornton as: Jack (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Release: 2011
Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true story of The Cat, The Myth, The Legend... The Boots.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Zach Galifianakis movies?


TOP 17:
Bad Santa
Bad Santa
Billy Bob Thornton as: Willie Soke
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Release: 2003
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cloris Leachman movies?

TOP 16:
For the Boys
For the Boys
Billy Bob Thornton as: Marine Sergeant in Korea
Genre: Music, Drama
Release: 1991
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bette Midler movies?

TOP 15:

A Million Little Pieces

A Million Little Pieces
Billy Bob Thornton as: Leonard
Genre: Drama
Release: 2019
A young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent submits to two months of agonizing detox at a treatment center in Minnesota.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aaron Taylor-Johnson movies?


TOP 14:

One False Move

One False Move
Billy Bob Thornton as: Ray Malcolm
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1992
Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the case, contact the town's sheriff, Dale Dixon, to alert him of the fugitives' presence in the area. Underestimating Dixon, the criminals have no idea what they are about to face.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bill Paxton movies?

TOP 13:

U Turn

U Turn
Billy Bob Thornton as: Darrell
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1997
When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later, she hires Bobby to kill the husband.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Hagerty movies?

TOP 12:

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Billy Bob Thornton as: Himself / Actor / Director
Genre: Comedy, Documentary, History
Release: 2015
A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never before seen footage, this is the mind boggling story of The National Lampoon from its subversive and electrifying beginnings, to rebirth as an unlikely Hollywood heavyweight, and beyond. A humour empire like no other, the impact of the magazines irreverent, often shocking, sensibility was nothing short of seismic: this is an institution whose (drunk stoned brilliant) alumni left their fingerprints all over popular culture. Both insanely great and breathtakingly innovative, The National Lampoon created the foundation of modern comic sensibility by setting the bar in comedy impossibly high.

TOP 11:

Monster's Ball

Monster's Ball
Billy Bob Thornton as: Hank Grotowski
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2001
Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.


TOP 10:

Armageddon

Armageddon
Billy Bob Thornton as: Dan Truman, NASA Administrator
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Release: 1998
When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.

TOP 9:

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights
Billy Bob Thornton as: Coach Gary Gaines
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant social problems begin to flare up. It is left to the inspiring abilities of new coach Gary Gaines to instill in the other team members -- and, by proxy, the town itself -- a sense of self-respect and honor.

TOP 8:

Love Actually

Love Actually
Billy Bob Thornton as: The US President
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Release: 2003
Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

TOP 7:

A Simple Plan

A Simple Plan
Billy Bob Thornton as: Jacob Mitchell
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1998
Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

TOP 6:

The Judge

The Judge
Billy Bob Thornton as: Dwight Dickham
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.


TOP 5:

Dead Man

Dead Man
Billy Bob Thornton as: Big George Drakoulious
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Release: 1995
On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

TOP 4:

Sling Blade

Sling Blade
Billy Bob Thornton as: Karl Childers
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.

TOP 3:

Tombstone

Tombstone
Billy Bob Thornton as: Johnny Tyler
Genre: Western, Action
Release: 1993
Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc Holliday when a gang of renegade brigands and rustlers begins terrorizing the town.

TOP 2:

The Man Who Wasn't There

The Man Who Wasn't There
Billy Bob Thornton as: Ed Crane
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2001
A tale of murder, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity presents him with a chance to change it.

TOP 1:

Bound by Honor

Bound by Honor
Billy Bob Thornton as: Lightning
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.



If you like the best Billy Bob Thornton movies, then you will also like the best Bill Paxton movies, where many of their films coincide.