Best Movies of Bill Paxton

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 195 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $100.19M

A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.

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Nightcrawler (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 187 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $32.28M

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

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Apollo 13 (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $172.07M

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

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A Simple Plan (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $16.31M

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.

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Twister (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $241.69M

Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.

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One False Move (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $1.54M

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

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True Lies (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $146.28M

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.

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Frailty (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $13.10M

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

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2 Guns (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 141 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $75.57M

Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.

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U-571 (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $77.09M

A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.

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Mean Dreams (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: null

Follows Casey and Jonas, two teenagers desperate to escape their broken and abusive homes and examines the desperation of life on the run and the beauty of first love.

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Weird Science (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $16.30M

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

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Traveller (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $0.50M

A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ...

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Vertical Limit (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $68.47M

A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world's biggest mountains.

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Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $50.63M

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.

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Club Dread (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 105 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $4.99M

When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.

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Haven (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 97 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $0.14M

In Cayman Island, the daughter of a powerful man - Andrea - and the fisherman Shy are in a deep but secret love, hidden from Andrea's parents. When Andrea's father sails in a fish-trip, ...

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Tombstone (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 89 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $56.51M

Lead Role: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, | Director:

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

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The Colony (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 28 | Earnings: null

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

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Thunderbirds (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $6.77M

When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.

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