Best Movies of Edward Zwick

Blood Diamond (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 189 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $57.37M

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.


The Last Samurai (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $111.11M

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.


Courage Under Fire (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $58.92M

A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.


Pawn Sacrifice (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $2.44M

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.


Defiance (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $28.62M

Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.


Love & Other Drugs (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 132 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $32.36M

A young woman suffering from Parkinson's befriends a drug rep working for Pfizer in 1990s Pittsburgh.


Legends of the Fall (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $66.53M

In the early 1900s, three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of Montana are affected by betrayal, history, love, nature, and war.


The Siege (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $40.93M

The secret U.S. abduction of a suspected terrorist, leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York City, that lead to the declaration of martial-law.


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $58.40M

Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.


Glory (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 98 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $26.83M

Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.


Trial by Fire (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.


Leaving Normal (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $1.51M

For her entire life, twenty-seven year old Marianne Johnson has been on the move, the decisions which she's made as an adult which have been total failures, such as her second most recent ...


About Last Night... (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $38.70M

A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.