Best Movies of Kurt Russell

The Hateful Eight (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 198 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $54.12M

In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.


The Thing (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 195 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $13.78M

A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late.


Grindhouse (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 177 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $25.03M

Lead Role: Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Danny Trejo, Zoë Bell, | Director:

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them.


Escape from New York (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $25.24M

In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.


Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $61.28M

A dramatization of the disaster back in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon created a giant explosion, which created the worst oil spill in American history.


Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: null

Four men set out in the Wild West to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.


Miracle (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $64.37M

Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.


Breakdown (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $50.13M

A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.


Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $11.10M

An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.


Silkwood (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $35.60M

A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.


Used Cars (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: null

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.


Sky High (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $63.94M

Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.


Vanilla Sky (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $100.61M

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.


Overboard (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $26.71M

A cruel and beautiful heiress mocks and cheats over a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia, he decides to introduce her to working-class life by convincing her they're husband and wife.


Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $32.70M

Cale Crane catalyzes the rescue and rehabilitation of Sonador, a race horse with a broken leg.


The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: null

The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.


Tequila Sunrise (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $41.29M

A former L.A. drug dealer tries to go straight but his past and his underworld connections bring him into the focus of the DEA, the Mexican feds and the Mexican drug cartels.


Dark Blue (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $9.06M

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.


Escape from L.A. (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $25.41M

Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.


Touchback (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.20M

A man looks back 15 years to the injury that ended his career as a promising high-school football player.



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