Best Kurt Russell movies

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Best Kurt Russell movies
Today we present the best Kurt Russell 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 Kurt Russell:

TOP 25:
Breakdown
Breakdown
Kurt Russell as: Jeffrey " Jeff " Taylor
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Armie Hammer movies?

TOP 24:
Death Proof
Death Proof
Kurt Russell as: Stuntman Mike McKay
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2007
Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marley Shelton movies?


TOP 23:
Bone Tomahawk
Bone Tomahawk
Kurt Russell as: Sheriff Franklin Hunt
Genre: Horror, Western
Release: 2015
During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Jenkins movies?

TOP 22:
Vanilla Sky
Vanilla Sky
Kurt Russell as: Dr. Curtis McCabe
Genre: Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2001
David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ivana Miličević movies?

TOP 21:
Grindhouse
Grindhouse
Kurt Russell as: Stuntman Mike (segment "Death Proof")
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Release: 2007
Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Will Arnett movies?


TOP 20:
The Fate of the Furious
The Fate of the Furious
Kurt Russell as: Frank Petty / Mr. Nobody
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2017
When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elsa Pataky movies?

TOP 19:
Elvis
Elvis
Kurt Russell as: Elvis Presley
Genre: Drama, Music, TV Movie
Release: 1979
This biopic traces Elvis Presley’s life from his impoverished childhood to his meteoric rise to stardom to his triumphant conquering of Las Vegas.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Max Minghella movies?

TOP 18:
Overboard
Overboard
Kurt Russell as: Dean Proffitt
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1987
Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get even.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emily Maddison movies?


TOP 17:
Stargate
Stargate
Kurt Russell as: Colonel Jonathan “Jack” O'Neil
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 1994
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Spader movies?

TOP 16:
Silkwood
Silkwood
Kurt Russell as: Drew Stephens
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1983
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Strathairn movies?

TOP 15:

Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Kurt Russell as: Dexter Reilly
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1972
Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, corrupt businessman A.J. Arno plots to get his greedy hands on it. Slapstick hijinks ensue as Dexter and his pals try to thwart the evil Arno before he can use the invisibility spray to rob a bank.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Edward Andrews movies?


TOP 14:

Escape from New York

Escape from New York
Kurt Russell as: Snake Plissken
Genre: Science Fiction, Action
Release: 1981
In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict to rescue him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lee Van Cleef movies?

TOP 13:

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles
Kurt Russell as: Santa Claus
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2018
Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Goldie Hawn movies?

TOP 12:

Miracle

Miracle
Kurt Russell as: Herb Brooks
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2004
When college coach Herb Brooks is hired to helm the 1980 U.S. men's Olympic hockey team, he brings a unique and brash style to the ice. After assembling a team of hot-headed college all-stars, who are humiliated in an early match, Brooks unites his squad against a common foe: the heavily-favored Soviet team.

TOP 11:

The Fox and the Hound

The Fox and the Hound
Kurt Russell as: Copper (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family
Release: 1981
When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and the object of his search is his best friend!


TOP 10:

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China
Kurt Russell as: Jack Burton
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1986
When trucker Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi, to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a perfect target for immortal sorcerer Lo Pan and his three invincible cronies. Lo Pan must marry a girl with green eyes so he can regain his physical form.

TOP 9:

Furious 7

Furious 7
Kurt Russell as: Mr. Nobody
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2015
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

TOP 8:

Interstate 60

Interstate 60
Kurt Russell as: Captain Ives
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2002
An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

TOP 7:

Tombstone

Tombstone
Kurt Russell as: Wyatt Earp
Genre: Action, Western
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 6:

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Kurt Russell as: Randy / Narrator
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2019
Los Angeles, 1969. TV star Rick Dalton, a struggling actor specializing in westerns, and stuntman Cliff Booth, his best friend, try to survive in a constantly changing movie industry. Dalton is the neighbor of the young and promising actress and model Sharon Tate, who has just married the prestigious Polish director Roman Polanski…


TOP 5:

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Kurt Russell as: Ego
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2017
The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.

TOP 4:

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight
Kurt Russell as: John 'The Hangman' Ruth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Release: 2015
Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

TOP 3:

The Battered Bastards of Baseball

The Battered Bastards of Baseball
Kurt Russell as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2014
Hollywood veteran Bing Russell creates the only independent baseball team in the country—alarming the baseball establishment and sparking the meteoric rise of the 1970s Portland Mavericks.

TOP 2:

The Thing

The Thing
Kurt Russell as: R.J. MacReady
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Release: 1982
Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims. They soon discover that this task will be harder than they thought, as they don't know which members of the team have already been assimilated and their paranoia threatens to tear them apart.

TOP 1:

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump
Kurt Russell as: Elvis Presley (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1994
A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.



If you like the best Kurt Russell movies, then you will also like the best Marley Shelton movies, where many of their films coincide.