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List of Ben Foster Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
9
3
Bang Bang You're Dead
9
3

Trevor Adams is a high school student who is harassed by bullies. Eventually, in order to fit in normal high school life, he joins a theater group, and is chosen to star in a school play about school shootings. However, many people demand the play to be cancelled.  

Role:
Trevor Adams
Starring:
Tom Cavanagh, Janel Moloney, Eric Johnson, Jane McGregor
Directed By:
Guy Ferland
2. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
26
8
3:10 to Yuma
R
26
8

3:10 to Yuma is a Western drama that features a poor Civil War veteran and rancher who is entrusted with delivering a notorious outlaw to the authorities in another city. It stars Russell Crowe as the outlaw and Christian Bale as the rancher who agrees to the task in return for a reward to repay his debts and restore his honor.

Role:
Charlie Prince
Directed By:
James Mangold
3. Hell or High Water (2016)
21
6
Hell or High Water
R
21
6

Brothers Toby and Tanner Howard start robbing branches of the Texas Midlands Bank to save the ranch left by their mother. However, their last robbery leads to a confrontation with the town’s people and a pursuit by two Texas rangers. The brothers try to make it out alive but suffer devastating consequences. 

Role:
Tanner Howard
Starring:
Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Katy Mixon, Dale Dickey, Buck Taylor
Directed By:
David Mackenzie
4. Lone Survivor (2013)
24
8
Lone Survivor
R
24
8

Set during the Afghanistan war, the movie depicts the true story of four American navy SEALs Marcus Luttrell, Michael P. Murphy, Danny Dietz, and Matthew ‘Axe’ Axelson. During a surveillance mission, they are surrounded and outnumbered by Taliban fighters. In the ensuing battle, only Michael Luttrell survives with the help of local Pashtun villagers. 

Role:
Matt 'Axe' Axelson
Directed By:
Peter Berg
5. Hustle (2022)
11
4
Hustle
UA 16+
11
4

Hustle is a sports drama film which tells the story of Stanley Sugerman, a basketball scout, who discovers a skilled young boy playing in a Madrid park, while on a trip to Spain.  He decides to groom him for the NBA as he believes that the boy’s skills are indeed extraordinary.

Role:
Vince Merrick
6. Hostiles (2017)
11
4
Hostiles
11
4

This Western adventure drama film takes us to 1892. It tells the story of Joseph Blocker, a legendary Army Captain, who agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their land through dangerous territory. However, the mission seems far more difficult than they imagined.  

Starring:
Directed By:
Scott Cooper
8. 11:14 (2003)
9
4
11:14
TV-MA
9
4

In a small American suburb, Middletown, apparently random yet interconnected series of incidents involving different sets of people come together at exactly the same time during early hours of night. The unrelated and peculiar stories of 5 different groups of people, though not connected at first, converge to revolve around 2 automobile accidents, both happening at 11:14.  

 

Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Hilary Swank, Rachael Leigh Cook, Henry Thomas, Barbara Hershey, Clark Gregg
Directed By:
Greg Marcks
9. The Messenger (2009)
9
4
The Messenger
R
9
4

Will Montgomery, an American soldier, gets injured during war. Shortly after, he finds himself in an ethical dilemma, after he finds himself attracted to a widow of a fallen officer. 

Role:
Staff Sergeant Will Montgomery
Starring:
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
11. Alpha Dog (2006)
12
5
Alpha Dog
R
12
5

Johnny Truelove, a young drug dealer is living the high life, thanks to his supplier dad Sonny. However, when Jake Mazursky, a dangerous junkie fails to pay, Johnny and his right-hand man Frankie, kidnap Jake’s brother, Zack. Tragic consequences await as they find themselves out of their depth. 

Starring:
Alex Kingston, Bruce Willis, Alan Thicke, Harry Dean Stanton, Olivia Wilde, Sharon Stone, Amanda Seyfried
Directed By:
Nick Cassavetes
12. Warcraft (2016)
19
9
Warcraft
PG-13
19
9

Based on the video game series of the same name, the film Warcraft portrays the initial encounters between the humans and the orcs. The clashes take place in a variety of locations established in the video game series. Despite receiving negative reviews, the film became the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time.

Role:
Medivh
Starring:
Travis Fimmel, Glenn Close, Paula Patton, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell
Directed By:
13. Pandorum (2009)
14
7
Pandorum
R
14
7

Pandorum is a science fiction horror film which is about two astronauts who wake up in a spacecraft. They see that all their colleagues are missing, and they are unable to remember who they were, or what their mission was. Things get worse when it appears that they are not alone on the spaceship.

Role:
Bower
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Antje Traue, Cung Le, Cam Gigandet
Directed By:
Christian Alvart
14. The Finest Hours (2016)
9
5
The Finest Hours
PG-13
9
5

This action thriller film portrays how four coast guards, who get caught in a deadly storm, give their all to rescue the survivors, after an oil-tanker split in half, and traps its crew.  

Role:
Richard Livesey
Starring:
Casey Affleck, Chris Pine, Eric Bana, John Ortiz
Directed By:
Craig Gillespie
15. The Survivor (2021)
20
10
The Survivor
R
20
10
Role:
Harry Haft
16. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
31
16
X-Men: The Last Stand
TV-G
31
16

The third film of the X-Men series, the movie revolves around a 'cure', which can apparently turn any mutant into a regular human being. This leads to outrage, and eventually a war is seen to be imminent. 

Starring:
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, James Marsden, Kelsey Grammer, Patrick Stewart, Vinnie Jones, Eric Dane
Directed By:
Brett Ratner
17. 30 Days of Night (2007)
14
7
30 Days of Night
R
14
7

The isolated town of Barrow, Alaska, which experiences a month-long polar night each year, is one year attacked by a group of blood-thirsty vampires that mercilessly slaughters most of the townspeople. Sheriff Eben Oleson, his estranged wife Stella, and his brother Jake hide with few other survivors in a boarded-up house, waiting for the next sunrise.

Role:
The Stranger
Starring:
Josh Hartnett, Manu Bennett, Danny Huston, Mark Boone Junior
Directed By:
David Slade
18. The Mechanic (2011)
13
7
The Mechanic
R
13
7

Arthur Bishop is a ‘mechanic’ a professional assassin, who is instructed by his boss Dean to kill his former mentor and friend Harry. Arthur later rescues Harry’s son Steve and starts training him as a hitman. Gradually, he learns Dean framed Arthur and must kill him. 

Role:
Steve McKenna
Starring:
Jason Statham, Tony Goldwyn, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Chase
Directed By:
Simon West
19. Hostage (2005)
11
6
Hostage
R
11
6

Police chief and former negotiator, Jeff Talley, finds himself in a hostage negotiation situation when two brothers Dennis and Kevin and a psychopath named Mars take Walter Smith and his two children hostage. Unfortunately, Talley must also contend with a crime syndicate who have an agenda of their own against Smith. 

Role:
Mars Krupcheck
Starring:
Kim Coates, Kevin Pollak, Rumer Willis, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Bruce Willis, Michelle Horn, Jimmy Bennett
Directed By:
Florent-Emilio Siri
20. The Program (2015)
7
4
The Program
R
7
4

The Program is biographical sports drama film which revolves around a sports journalist who is convinced that Lance Armstrong had used banned substances, which is why he was able to perform amazingly at the Tour de France.  He begins to look for evidence that will expose Armstrong.

Role:
Lance Armstrong
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemons, Chris O'Dowd, Lee Pace
Directed By:
21. The Punisher (2004)
13
7
The Punisher
R
13
7

Based on a Marvel Comics character, The Punisher is the story of Frank Castle, an undercover agent whose entire family is wiped out at a family reunion by a vengeful mobster Howard Saint, while Castle is left for dead. Embittered by inadequacy of law, Castle turns Vigilante, starting a one-man war against criminals. According to him, he doesn’t pursue revenge, but punishment.  

Starring:
John Travolta, Thomas Jane, Kevin Nash, Roy Scheider, Antoni Corone, A. Russell Andrews
Directed By:
Jonathan Hensleigh
22. Contraband (2012)
11
6
Contraband
R
11
6

Former smuggler Chris Faraday has left the criminal ways behind to lead a normal family life. When his brother-in-law Andy gets into trouble with drug-lord Briggs, Chris is forced to return to his old work, and sets out in a freighter to get counterfeit bills from Panama. However, Briggs has no qualms in using Chris’s family to force him into smuggling drugs. 

Starring:
Kate Beckinsale, Robert Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Diego Luna, Mark Wahlberg, Caleb Landry Jones, Jason Mitchell
Directed By:
Baltasar Kormákur
23. Kill Your Darlings (2013)
7
4
Kill Your Darlings
R
7
4

Kill Your Darlings is a 2013 American biographical romantic drama film, which revolves around the great poets of the Beat Generation, including Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.  When a murder occurs, it draws all of them together. 

Role:
William Burroughs
Starring:
Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Jack Huston, David Cross, Michael C. Hall, Kyra Sedgwick, Elizabeth Olsen
Directed By:
John Krokidas
24. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
7
4
Ain't Them Bodies Saints
R
7
4

This romantic crime drama film tells the story of Bob and Ruth, a couple who gets involved in criminal activities. When they are caught, Bob takes the blame and goes to prison. Meanwhile, Ruth gives birth to their daughter. Four years later, Bob manages to escape from prison, and tries to reconnect with his family.

Role:
Patrick Wheeler
Starring:
Rooney Mara, Rami Malek, Casey Affleck, Keith Carradine
Directed By:
David Lowery
25. Big Trouble (2002)
7
4
Big Trouble
PG-13
7
4

Big Trouble is an American crime comedy film which revolves around the lives of several people in Miami. Their lives get complicated due to a mysterious valuable suitcase. At the same time, it also changes their lives for good.

Starring:
Tim Allen, Rene Russo, DJ Qualls, Johnny Knoxville, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Warburton, Zooey Deschanel
Directed By:
Barry Sonnenfeld
26. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
6
3
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
R
6
3

Sarah is the young mother of a seven year old boy named Jeremiah. She is unable to be a good mother to him, as she not only provides him with drugs, but she also uses her lovers as an excuse to eventually abandon him and disappear to Atlantic City. Upon learning about this, Jeremiah’s grandmother takes him to a West Virginian radical Christian cult which is led by his grandfather.

Starring:
Asia Argento, Marilyn Manson, Jeremy Sisto, Dylan Sprouse, Winona Ryder, Cole Sprouse, Ornella Muti
Directed By:
27. Inferno (2016)
13
8
Inferno
PG-13
13
8

Robert Langdon wakes up with amnesia in an Italian hospital and is helped by attending doctor Sienna Brooks to escape following an assassination attempt. They soon learn about eccentric billionaire Bertrand Zobrist's deadly plot to reduce global population by releasing a superweapon and must race against time to piece together clues based on Dante's Inferno.

Starring:
Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Sidse Babett Knudsen
Directed By:
28. Northfork (2003)
5
3
Northfork
PG-13
5
3

Set in 1955, Northfork is a drama film which revolves around the residents of a small community in Montana, who are forced to move, when there is a plan to begin construction of a new dam.

Starring:
Daryl Hannah, Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Edwards, James Woods, Nick Nolte, Claire Forlani, Clark Gregg
Directed By:
Michael Polish
29. 360 (2011)
6
4
360
R
6
4

Set in the 21st century, 360 is a romantic suspense drama film which revolves around different people living across various cities and countries. The film shows how their lives are all interconnected.  

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Jamel Debbouze, Lucia Siposová, Gabriela Marcinková, Johannes Krisch
Directed By:
Fernando Meirelles
30. Rock'n Roll (2017)
5
3
Rock'n Roll
5
3
Starring:
Johnny Hallyday, Marion Cotillard, Guillaume Canet, Gilles Lellouche, Philippe Lefebvre, Camille Rowe
Directed By:
31. Birds of America (2008)
5
3
Birds of America
R
5
3

Birds of America is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Morrie, who had to raise his siblings by himself, after their parents pass away. Over the years, he tries to manage his own difficult life, as well as to make amends for his troublemaking siblings. While his sister Ida is now jobless, and sleeps around with strangers, his brother is having lots of problems in his marriage with Betty.

Role:
Jay
Starring:
Lauren Graham, Matthew Perry, Zoë Kravitz, Ginnifer Goodwin, Hilary Swank, Hilary Swank
Directed By:
Craig Lucas
32. Rampart (2011)
6
4
Rampart
R
6
4

Rampart is a crime drama film which revolves around the life of Dave Brown, a police officer who had also previously served in the Vietnam War. One day, he finds himself in serious trouble and struggles for his survival.

Role:
General Terry
Starring:
Sigourney Weaver, Brie Larson, Cynthia Nixon, Jon Bernthal, Robin Wright, Audra McDonald, Anne Heche
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
33. Get Over It (2001)
5
4
Get Over It
PG-13
5
4

Based on William Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream,' the movie revolves around Berke Landers, a high school student who is going through a streak of hard luck. Surviving in a world where his ex-girlfriend is making his life bitter by dating a new hot guy in school, Berke decides to get her back. But the road to true love is never easy. Is it?

Role:
Berke Landers
Starring:
Kirsten Dunst, Carmen Electra, Swoosie Kurtz, Martin Short, Ed Begley Jr., Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis
Directed By:
Tommy O'Haver
34. I've Been Waiting for You (1998)
4
3
I've Been Waiting for You
PG-13
4
3
Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Soleil Moon Frye, Sarah Chalke, Christian Campbell, Maggie Lawson
Directed By:
Christopher Leitch
35. National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire (2014)
9
2
National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire
9
2
Starring:
Gillian Anderson, Lachele Carl, Clare Burt, Branwell Donaghey
Directed By:
Nick Wickham, Benedict Andrews
36. Blink (2009)
8
2
Blink
8
2
Role:
AJ
Starring:
Julia Weldon, Heather Acs, Amber Martin
Directed By:
Silas Howard
37. 1973 (1998)
8
5
1973
8
5
Role:
Peter
Starring:
James Franco, Sam Horrigan, Bethany Joy Lenz, Tighe Swanson
Directed By:
Gail Mancuso
38. North of South, West of East (2013)
7
3
North of South, West of East
7
3
Role:
Cass
Starring:
Stella Schnabel, Sue Galloway, James Penfold, Erik Quintana
Directed By:
Meredith Danluck
39. Leave No Trace (2018)
10
4
Leave No Trace
PG
10
4
Role:
Will
Starring:
Jeff Kober, Dale Dickey, Isaiah Stone, Thomasin McKenzie
Directed By:
Debra Granik
40. Galveston (2018)
6
4
Galveston
6
4
Role:
Roy Cady
Starring:
Elle Fanning, Beau Bridges, María Valverde, Lili Reinhart
Directed By:
41. Here (2011)
5
3
Here
5
3
Role:
Will Shepard
Starring:
Peter Coyote, Lubna Azabal, Datekiv Kharibyan, Nareg Duryan
Directed By:
Braden King
42. Breakfast with Einstein (1998)
2
3
Breakfast with Einstein
2
3
Role:
Ryan
Starring:
Ben Stein, Priscilla Presley, Shia LaBeouf, Lin Shaye
Directed By:
Craig Shapiro

Narrator/Dubbing

Until We Could (2014)
11
5
Until We Could
11
5
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Robin Wright, Richard Bates, Able Billheimer, Andre Bradford
Directed By:
David Lowery, Yen Tan

Animation Movies

Robot Chicken
12
3
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
12
3
Starring:
Zac Efron, Zachary Levi, Tom Hiddleston, Sarah Wayne Callies, Jon Stewart, Brenda Song, Kristin Kreuk
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

Phone Booth (2002)
11
4
Phone Booth
R
11
4

Stuart Shepard, a two-timing publicist in New York City, is forced to accept the truth by a mysterious sniper, who reveals his infidelity to his wife and girlfriend. What follows is a nail-biting, edge-of-the-seat thriller that revolves around a phone booth conversation between the sniper and Stuart.     

Role:
Big Q (uncredited)
Starring:
Colin Farrell, Forest Whitaker, Kiefer Sutherland, Katie Holmes, Radha Mitchell
Directed By:

TV Shows

Freaks and Geeks
28
4
Freaks and Geeks
TV-14
28
4
Starring:
Thomas F. Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Lizzy Caplan, Leslie Mann, Bianca Kajlich, Ben Stiller, Alexandra Breckenridge
Directed By:
Six Feet Under
27
4
Six Feet Under
TV-MA
27
4
Starring:
Bobby Cannavale, Lana Parrilla, James Cromwell, Page Kennedy, Ann Cusack, Sandra Oh, Jenna Fischer
Directed By:
Flash Forward
8
2
Flash Forward
8
2
Role:
Tucker James (26 episodes, 1996-1997)
Starring:
Ryan Gosling, Jewel Staite, Asia Vieira, Theodore Borders
Directed By:
Alex Chapple, John Bell, Milan Cheylov, Neill Fearnley, Graeme Lynch
My Name Is Earl
19
5
My Name Is Earl
TV-PG
19
5
Starring:
Erik Estrada, Jane Lynch, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Judy Greer, Craig T. Nelson, Christian Slater, Jon Favreau
Directed By:
Marc Buckland, Eyal Gordin, Michael Fresco, Chris Koch, Gregory Thomas Garcia
The Dead Zone
7
3
The Dead Zone
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Anthony Michael Hall, Tom Skerritt, Michael Moriarty, Ed Asner, Ally Sheedy, Richard Lewis, Patrick Bauchau
Directed By:
You Wish
6
2
You Wish
6
2
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Jerry Van Dyke, Kenneth Mars, John Ales
Boston Public
7
3
Boston Public
7
3
Starring:
Milo Ventimiglia, Boris Kodjoe, Dennis Miller, Sean Young, Lyndsy Fonseca, Ashley Tisdale, Will Arnett
Directed By:
Family Law
5
3
Family Law
5
3
Starring:
John Ritter, Hal Holbrook, David Carradine, Marion Ross, Kirk Cameron, Carl Reiner, Bo Derek
Directed By:
Fred Gerber, Oz Scott, Paul Haggis, Elodie Keene, Jerry Levine
Kounterfeit (1996)
2
3
Kounterfeit
R
2
3
Starring:
Hilary Swank, Corbin Bernsen, Bobbie Brown, Bruce Payne, Rob Stewart
Directed By:
John Asher