Best Movies of Willem Dafoe

Platoon (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 232 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 92 | Earnings: $137.96M

A young recruit in Viet Nam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.


Finding Nemo (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 229 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $380.84M

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.


Spider-Man (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 195 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $403.71M

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.


The English Patient (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 190 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $78.65M

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.


The Florida Project (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 92 | Earnings: $5.80M

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.


John Wick (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $43.00M

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.


The Lighthouse (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $0.43M

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.


The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $8.37M

The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.


Mississippi Burning (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $34.60M

Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.


Togo (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: null

The story of the sled dog, Togo, who led the 1925 serum run, but was considered by most to be too small and weak to lead such an intense race.


Clear and Present Danger (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $122.01M

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.


Vox Lux (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: null

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.


At Eternity's Gate (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $0.11M

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.


Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $8.28M

The filming of Nosferatu (1922) is hampered by the fact that its star Max Schreck is taking the role of a vampire far more seriously than seems humanly possible.


eXistenZ (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $2.84M

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.


Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $102.74M

When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.


The Boondock Saints (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: null

Fraternal twins set out to rid Boston of the evil men operating there while being tracked down by an FBI agent.


The Hunter (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $0.18M

Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.


Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $0.33M

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.


John Carter (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $73.06M

Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.



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