Best Joaquin Phoenix movies

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Best Joaquin Phoenix movies
Today we present the best Joaquin Phoenix 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 Joaquin Phoenix:

TOP 25:
Buffalo Soldiers
Buffalo Soldiers
Character: Ray Elwood
Genre: Drama, Comedy, War, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2001
Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for the MPs. When a soldier dies and a toxicology screen shows an alarming level of illegal narcotics, someone is sent in to investigate.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth McGovern movies?

TOP 24:
The Village
The Village
Character: Lucius Hunt
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2004
When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Adrien Brody movies?


TOP 23:
Return to Paradise
Return to Paradise
Character: Lewis McBride
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1998
Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three friends vacationing in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually leave to pursue careers in New York, but Lewis stays behind to work with orangutans. Two years later, Sheriff and Tony learn that, because of their past actions, Lewis has been arrested for drug possession. With Lewis facing a death sentence, the friends are left with a difficult decision: return to Malaysia and split Lewis' sentence, or let him die.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anne Heche movies?

TOP 22:
Clay Pigeons
Clay Pigeons
Character: Clay Bidwell
Genre: Crime
Release: 1998
Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with their sexual affairs. Clay inadvertently befriends a serial killer named Lester Long, who murders the widow in an attempt to "help" his "fishing buddy."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vince Vaughn movies?

TOP 21:
Reservation Road
Reservation Road
Character: Ethan Learner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men react in unexpected ways as a reckoning looms in the near future.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elle Fanning movies?


TOP 20:
Irrational Man
Irrational Man
Character: Abe
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 2015
On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brigette Lundy-Paine movies?

TOP 19:
U Turn
U Turn
Character: Toby N. Tucker
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 Powers Boothe movies?

TOP 18:
Signs
Signs
Character: Merrill Hess
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2002
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Abigail Breslin movies?


TOP 17:
Inherent Vice
Inherent Vice
Character: Larry "Doc" Sportello
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Release: 2014
In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maya Rudolph movies?

TOP 16:
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Character: John Callahan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2018
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Udo Kier movies?

TOP 15:

You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here
Character: Joe
Genre: Thriller
Release: 2017
A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.


TOP 14:

To Die For

To Die For
Character: Jimmy Emmett
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1995
Suzanne Stone wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with relentless focus, she is forced to destroy anything and anyone that may stand in her way, regardless of the ultimate cost or means necessary.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Rispoli movies?

TOP 13:

We Own the Night

We Own the Night
Character: Bobby Green
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2007
A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eva Mendes movies?

TOP 12:

Two Lovers

Two Lovers
Character: Leonard
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elias Koteas movies?

TOP 11:

Parenthood

Parenthood
Character: Garry Buckman-Lampkin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1989
The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.


TOP 10:

The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers
Character: Charlie Sisters
Genre: Comedy, Western
Release: 2018
Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

TOP 9:

Quills

Quills
Character: The Abbe du Coulmier
Genre: Drama
Release: 2000
A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, until a fiercely conservative doctor tries to put an end to the fun.

TOP 8:

Brother Bear

Brother Bear
Character: Kenai (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2003
When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, including the lovable bear cub Koda, hilarious moose Rutt and Tuke, woolly mammoths and rambunctious rams.

TOP 7:

The Master

The Master
Character: Freddie Quell
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

TOP 6:

Walk the Line

Walk the Line
Character: Johnny Cash
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 2005
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.


TOP 5:

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
Character: Jack Daglish
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2004
Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

TOP 4:

Her

Her
Character: Theodore Twombly
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 2013
In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

TOP 3:

Earthlings

Earthlings
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2005
Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

TOP 2:

Gladiator

Gladiator
Character: Commodus
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 2000
In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

TOP 1:

Joker

Joker
Character: Arthur Fleck / Joker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2019
During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.



If you like the best Joaquin Phoenix movies, then you will also like the best Vince Vaughn movies, where many of their films coincide.