Best Ed Harris movies

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Best Ed Harris movies
We present our ranking of the best Ed Harris movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Ed Harris.

TOP 25:
Waking the Dead
Waking the Dead
Character: Jerry Charmichael
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ivonne Coll movies?

TOP 24:
Pollock
Pollock
Character: Jackson Pollock
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist dedicated to concealment, a celebrity who nobody knew." As he struggled with self-doubt, engaging in a lonely tug-of-war between needing to express himself and wanting to shut the world out, Pollock began a downward spiral.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeffrey Tambor movies?


TOP 23:
Creepshow
Creepshow
Character: Hank Blaine (segment "Father's Day")
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Release: 1982
Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Leslie Nielsen movies?

TOP 22:
The Way Back
The Way Back
Character: Mr. Smith
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 2010
Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gustaf Skarsgård movies?

TOP 21:
That's What I Am
That's What I Am
Character: Mr. Simon
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2011
A coming-of-age story that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol, a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his junior high school peers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Molly Parker movies?


TOP 20:
Radio
Radio
Character: Coach Jones
Genre: Drama
Release: 2003
High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, tormented man into an inspiration to his community.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Serena Grandi movies?

TOP 19:
mother!
mother!
Character: man
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Release: 2017
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rob Morrow movies?

TOP 18:
Stepmom
Stepmom
Character: Luke Harrison
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Susan Sarandon movies?


TOP 17:
Game Change
Game Change
Character: John McCain
Genre: Drama, History, TV Movie
Release: 2012
Documentary focusing on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the campaign kicks into high gear, her lack of experience, in both political and media savvy, becomes a drain upon McCain and his strategists.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jamey Sheridan movies?

TOP 16:
State of Grace
State of Grace
Character: Frankie Flannery
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1990
Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Penn movies?

TOP 15:

Nixon

Nixon
Character: E. Howard Hunt
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 1995
An epic look at President Richard M. Nixon—a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within—spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his Presidency.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Hedaya movies?


TOP 14:

The Rock

The Rock
Character: Brigadier General Francis X. Hummel, USMC
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1996
FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Morse movies?

TOP 13:

A History of Violence

A History of Violence
Character: Carl Fogerty
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 2005
An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Hurt movies?

TOP 12:

Gravity

Gravity
Character: Mission Control (voice)
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2013
Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

TOP 11:

The Abyss

The Abyss
Character: Virgil 'Bud' Brigman
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Release: 1989
A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it.


TOP 10:

Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone
Character: Sgt. Det. Remy Bressant
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2007
When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons - they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.

TOP 9:

Places in the Heart

Places in the Heart
Character: Wayne Lomax
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1984
In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.

TOP 8:

The Hours

The Hours
Character: Richard Brown
Genre: Drama
Release: 2002
"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

TOP 7:

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
Character: Major König
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Release: 2001
A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad in WWII.

TOP 6:

Apollo 13

Apollo 13
Character: Gene Kranz
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1995
The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.


TOP 5:

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff
Character: John Glenn
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1983
A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra.

TOP 4:

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross
Character: Dave Moss
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1992
When an office full of New York City real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene, who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson, but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.

TOP 3:

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind
Character: William Parcher
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2001
John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

TOP 2:

The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure
Character: Ray Mott
Genre: Drama
Release: 2020
The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger and uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting Huffman to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.

TOP 1:

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
Character: Christof
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.



If you like the best Ed Harris movies, then you will also like the best Jennifer Connelly movies, where many of their films coincide.