Best Movies of Nick Nolte

Warrior (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 213 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $13.65M

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.


The Thin Red Line (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $36.39M

Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.


Cape Fear (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $79.10M

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.


48 Hrs. (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $75.90M

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.


Affliction (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $6.30M

A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintergrate.


Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $62.13M

A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.


Clean (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $0.14M

London-based Emily Wang gained minor notoriety from her VJ-ing on cable television. She is now more renowned for being the longtime girlfriend and pseudo manager of rock musician Lee Hauser...


The Good Thief (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $3.52M

An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.


The Prince of Tides (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $74.79M

A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.


Afterglow (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $2.44M

A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.


Off the Black (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $0.02M

An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nolte) gets a younger friend (Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.


Northfork (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $1.42M

Set in 1955, the residents of a small Montana community are forced to move their homes to make way for a new dam.


U Turn (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $6.63M

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.


The Company You Keep (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $5.13M

A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.


Hateship Loveship (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $0.05M

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.


A Walk in the Woods (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $29.47M

After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.


Parker (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 115 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 42 | Earnings: $17.61M

A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.


Peaceful Warrior (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 115 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $1.06M

A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.


Nightwatch (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 104 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $1.20M

A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.


Jefferson in Paris (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 102 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $2.47M

One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ...



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