Billy Bob Thornton Filmography

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1. Hunter's Blood (1986)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time. However, the local inbred backwoods psychos turn the hunters into the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert C. Hughes | Stars: Sam Bottoms, Kim Delaney, Clu Gulager, Ken Swofford

Votes: 623

2. Going Overboard (1989)

R | 99 min | Comedy

A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.

Director: Valerie Breiman | Stars: Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Zane, Burt Young

Votes: 11,823

3. Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

A gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.

Director: Dan Hoskins | Stars: Jamie Rose, Catherine Carlen, Lycia Naff, Vicki Frederick

Votes: 1,727

4. The Dark Backward (1991)

R | 101 min | Comedy

A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Judd Nelson, Bill Paxton, Wayne Newton, Lara Flynn Boyle

Votes: 1,827

5. For the Boys (1991)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

U.S. entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II and contacts singer/dancer Dixie Leonard for help. They become the perfect team and tour from North... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Bette Midler, James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 4,850 | Gross: $17.86M

6. One False Move (1992)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama

87 Metascore

A small town police chief awaits the arrival of a gang of killers.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Michael Beach

Votes: 9,048 | Gross: $1.54M

7. Trouble Bound (1993)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy

A former thief unbeknownst to a dead body in his car drives to a bright future- but the men who planted the body now need it back.

Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Michael Madsen, Patricia Arquette, Sal Jenco, Darren Epton

Votes: 724

8. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)

R | 180 min | Crime, Drama

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Votes: 27,064 | Gross: $4.50M

9. Grey Knight (1993)

R | 80 min | Horror, War

Slave traders bring back an evil voodoo entity that is accidentally freed by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The entity possesses the bodies of the dead soldiers to create an ... See full summary »

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Adrian Pasdar, Ray Wise, Cynda Williams

Votes: 556

10. Indecent Proposal (1993)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

35 Metascore

A billionaire offers one million dollars to a young married couple for one night with the wife.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Seymour Cassel

Votes: 57,931 | Gross: $106.61M

11. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

50 Metascore

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 117,326 | Gross: $56.51M

12. Floundering (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy

In this scathing and subversive social comedy, life in post riot Los Angeles is dissected under the sardonic eye of John Boyz, an unemployed thirty nothing flounderer on Venice Beach who is... See full summary »

Director: Peter McCarthy | Stars: James Le Gros, Shaka, Zander Schloss, John Cusack

Votes: 1,116

13. On Deadly Ground (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

33 Metascore

A mystical martial artist/environmental Agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.

Director: Steven Seagal | Stars: Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley

Votes: 21,054 | Gross: $38.59M

14. Dead Man (1995)

R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Western

62 Metascore

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange Native American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 84,992 | Gross: $1.04M

15. The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)

PG | 109 min | Drama

The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck "oil man", Mr. Cox (Robert Duvall), finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he ... See full summary »

Director: James Keach | Stars: Robert Duvall, Aidan Quinn, Frances Fisher, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 676 | Gross: $0.10M

16. Out There (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

A Pulitzer Prize winning photographer named Mosley gets kicked off his job by his boss (Bobcat Goldthwait) for not taking sensational pictures consistently. He finds an old camera in a ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Billy Campbell, Wendy Schaal, Rod Steiger, Jill St. John

Votes: 292

17. Don't Look Back (1996 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

Drug addict Jesse think he's found the answer to all his problems in the form of a breifcase full of money. However, the money isn't his and stealing it from right under the nose of a ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Eric Stoltz, John Corbett, Josh Hamilton, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 634

18. Sling Blade (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama

84 Metascore

Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Votes: 82,645 | Gross: $24.48M

19. The Winner (1996)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

When it is discovered that a man is having luck in the casinos in Las Vegas, people start attempting to take his money.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent D'Onofrio, Richard Edson, Saverio Guerra

Votes: 691 | Gross: $0.01M

20. A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997)

Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

The story's hero (played by Jim Metzler) has lost much of his spine and the love of his life, due to cancer. He's in remission; but decimated in body, shattered in mind, and separated from ... See full summary »

Director: Stefani Ames | Stars: Jim Metzler, Victor Love, Kay Lenz, Norma Maldonado

Votes: 273

21. Princess Mononoke (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

76 Metascore

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Votes: 302,110 | Gross: $2.38M

22. U Turn (1997)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

54 Metascore

A man heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him is forced to stop in an Arizona town where everything that can go wrong does go wrong.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 47,040 | Gross: $6.63M

23. The Apostle (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama

83 Metascore

After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.

Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, Todd Allen, Paul Bagget, Lenore Banks

Votes: 12,767 | Gross: $20.73M

24. Primary Colors (1998)

R | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

Votes: 26,299 | Gross: $38.97M

25. Homegrown (1998)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Hank Azaria, Kelly Lynch, John Lithgow

Votes: 4,366 | Gross: $0.22M

26. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 375,998 | Gross: $201.57M

27. A Simple Plan (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

82 Metascore

When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, Brent Briscoe

Votes: 59,225 | Gross: $16.31M

28. Pushing Tin (1999)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

47 Metascore

A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 27,198 | Gross: $8.41M

29. All the Pretty Horses (2000)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western

55 Metascore

Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Matt Damon, Penélope Cruz, Henry Thomas, Angelina Torres

Votes: 12,497 | Gross: $15.53M

30. South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)

R | 131 min | Drama, Western

22 Metascore

Valentine Casey is a U.S. Marshal in the desolate Tucson territory of the early 1900s. On Christmas Eve, his outlaw family pays him a disturbing visit. He must confront the sins of his past... See full summary »

Director: Dwight Yoakam | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Luke Askew, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 1,327 | Gross: $0.02M

31. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini

Votes: 98,350 | Gross: $7.49M

32. Daddy and Them (2001)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston

Votes: 2,040

33. Bandits (2001)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

60 Metascore

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity

Votes: 62,912 | Gross: $41.58M

34. Monster's Ball (2001)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

69 Metascore

After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher

Votes: 79,375 | Gross: $31.25M

35. CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery (2001 TV Movie)

72 min | Adventure, Animation

With the parent day festival going on in Nearburg, CatDog feels a little left out, so Dog talks Cat into going on a parent hunt to find their parents.

Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 171

36. The Badge (2002)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The sheriff investigates a tipped over truck full of shoes. A cute woman is found dead. Forensics reveals that she died from a .22, not a truck, and she has a dick. As election of governor, sheriff etc. is near, things are tense.

Director: Robby Henson | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Patricia Arquette, William Devane, Sela Ward

Votes: 3,072

37. Waking Up in Reno (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

28 Metascore

A romantic comedy about two trashy couples travelling to Reno to see a monster truck show.

Director: Jordan Brady | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Charlize Theron, Patrick Swayze, Natasha Richardson

Votes: 5,474 | Gross: $0.27M

38. Levity (2003)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

45 Metascore

After two decades in prison for murder, a man is released on parole and returns to his hometown seeking redemption.

Director: Ed Solomon | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Morgan Freeman, Kirsten Dunst, Holly Hunter

Votes: 6,060 | Gross: $0.21M

39. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

71 Metascore

A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 86,338 | Gross: $35.33M

40. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 390,386 | Gross: $59.70M

41. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

70 Metascore

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.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

Votes: 128,006 | Gross: $60.06M

42. Chrystal (2004)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

Twenty years after the accident that claimed his son's life and permanently injured his wife, a man returns to his home in search of redemption.

Director: Ray McKinnon | Stars: Lisa Blount, Billy Bob Thornton, Kamron Ross Stacey, David Rhodes

Votes: 1,496 | Gross: $0.08M

43. The Alamo (2004)

PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, History, War

47 Metascore

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio Texas.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Emilio Echevarría, Jason Patric

Votes: 18,801 | Gross: $22.41M

44. Friday Night Lights (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport

70 Metascore

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke, Lucas Black

Votes: 55,003 | Gross: $61.19M

45. Bad News Bears (2005)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport

65 Metascore

A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Sammi Kane Kraft

Votes: 19,484 | Gross: $32.87M

46. The Ice Harvest (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

62 Metascore

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Connie Nielsen, Lara Phillips

Votes: 22,453 | Gross: $8.82M

47. School for Scoundrels (2006)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy

44 Metascore

A young guy short on luck enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when it turns out his teacher has the same agenda.

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jon Heder, Jacinda Barrett, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 28,200 | Gross: $17.80M

48. The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

A NASA astronaut, forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never given up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.

Director: Michael Polish | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, Max Thieriot

Votes: 21,447 | Gross: $11.00M

49. Mr. Woodcock (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport