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List of Billy Bob Thornton Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Sling Blade (1996)
74
8
Sling Blade
R
74
8

Mildly retarded Karl Childer was a victim of parental abuse. He has been living in a mental asylum since the age of twelve for killing his mother and her lover with a single blade. Now he is deemed fit and on being released moves to his home town, where he befriends a twelve year old boy called Frank, his mother Linda and her gay friend. However, this is not liked by Linda’s abusive boyfriend. 

Role:
Karl Childers
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
2. Tombstone (1993)
52
8
Tombstone
R
52
8

Leaving behind his life as a lawman, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona along with his two brothers with an aspiration to start a new life. His old friend, Doc Holliday, is also there. His plans, though, are threatened by the violent outlaws - the Cowboys - who run the town and intimidate the residents. Worsening situation leads up to a shoot-out at the O.K. Corral.

Directed By:
Kevin Jarre, George P. Cosmatos
3. A Simple Plan (1998)
40
7
A Simple Plan
R
40
7

Hank, his brother Jacob and Jacob’s friend Lou find a crashed plane with a dead pilot and $4.4million cash in the woods in rural Minnesota. They decide to keep the money a secret, wait for a while and then divide the booty. But soon everyone becomes suspicious and as the slowly disintegrating trust raises complications, their simple plan turns anything but that.

Role:
Jacob
Starring:
Bill Paxton, Gary Cole, Bridget Fonda, Brent Briscoe, Jack Walsh
Directed By:
4. Chrystal (2004)
25
4
Chrystal
R
25
4
Role:
Joe
Starring:
Johnny Galecki, Harry Dean Stanton, Lisa Blount, Kamron Ross Stacey, David Rhodes
Directed By:
Ray McKinnon
5. Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994)
20
4
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade
20
4
Role:
Karl Childers
Starring:
Molly Ringwald, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Suzanne Cryer, J.T. Walsh, Jefferson Mays
Directed By:
George Hickenlooper
6. Bound by Honor (1993)
14
3
Bound by Honor
R
14
3

Bound by Honor is a crime drama film which tells the story of three cousins who get involved in a life of violence and crime as well as influence of narcotics.

Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Ving Rhames, Thomas F. Wilson, Danny Trejo, Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego
Directed By:
Taylor Hackford
7. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
27
8
The Man Who Wasn't There
R
27
8

Barber Ed Crane is unhappy with his life and his wife Doris who he suspects of having an affair. After a blackmail attempt by Ed on Doris’s boss Big Dave Brewster goes horribly wrong, Ed finds himself in more trouble than he anticipated and tragic consequences await the Crane family. 

Role:
Ed Crane
Directed By:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
8. Love Actually (2003)
61
20
Love Actually
R
61
20

Enjoy exploring the various aspects of love through the eyes of different individuals as this Christmas-themed rom-com takes you through ten separate but inter-linked love stories. A modern-day Christmas staple, this film is a must-watch during the festive season!

Directed By:
Richard Curtis
9. The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
21
8
The Astronaut Farmer
PG
21
8

This science fiction film is about an engineer who is forced to retire to save his family’s farm. However, he hasn’t give up his dream of space travel. Therefore, despite the government’s threats to stop him, he continues to build his own rocket.

Role:
Charles Farmer
Starring:
Bruce Dern, Jay Leno, Bruce Willis, Virginia Madsen, Max Thieriot
Directed By:
Michael Polish
10. Dead Man (1995)
22
7
Dead Man
R
22
7

After committing a murder in self defense, fatally wounded William Blake is on the run, chased by a group of bounty hunters. He eventually meets an Indian called Nobody, who unsuccessfully tries to take out the bullet lodged close to his hurt. Dead Man focuses on their journey to the sea and how the Indian prepares Blake for his journey to the Spirit World.

Directed By:
Jim Jarmusch
11. The Judge (2014)
33
11
The Judge
R
33
11

The Judge is a crime-drama film that revolves around a father-son duo, where the son is a successful city lawyer and the father is a judge in a small-town court. The son, played by Robert Downey Jr., decides to defend his father in court after discovering that his ageing father is convicted of murder and suffering from memory loss.

Role:
Dwight Dickham
Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio
Directed By:
David Dobkin
12. The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
20
6
The Baytown Outlaws
R
20
6

Celeste hires three redneck brothers to rescue her godson Rob and kill her ex-husband who has kidnapped him. They accept the task, but they soon find themselves targeted by a group of people whose motives are not clear.

Role:
Carlos
Starring:
Travis Fimmel, Eva Longoria, Paul Wesley, Andre Braugher, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Clayne Crawford, Daniel Cudmore
Directed By:
Barry Battles
13. Friday Night Lights (2004)
19
5
Friday Night Lights
PG-13
19
5

This sports drama film revolves around the struggles of the coach of the Permian High School Panthers football team, who faces many obstacles as he attempts to lead his team towards victory. 

Role:
Coach Gary Gaines
Starring:
Tim McGraw, Connie Britton, Garrett Hedlund, Amber Heard, Lucas Black, Derek Luke, Jay Hernandez
Directed By:
Peter Berg
14. One False Move (1992)
15
5
One False Move
R
15
5

One False Move is a crime drama film which tells the story of a three criminals Fantasia, Ray and Pluto, who are looking for a place to go into hiding. They soon find themselves in a small town, but the police chief is informed about their possible presence.

Role:
Ray Malcolm
Starring:
Bill Paxton, Jim Metzler, Michael Beach, Cynda Williams
Directed By:
Carl Franklin
15. Bad Santa (2003)
26
9
Bad Santa
26
9

Alcoholic Willie T. Soke and his dwarf partner Marcus Skidmore are professional con-men who take jobs as Santa and his elf assistant in shopping malls during Christmas before robbing them at night. However, this year takes an unusual turn after he befriends a dimwitted and gullible young boy and raises the suspicion of the mall guard.

Role:
Willie
Starring:
Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, Alex Borstein, Cloris Leachman, John Ritter, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly
Directed By:
Terry Zwigoff
16. Monster's Ball (2001)
21
6
Monster's Ball
R
21
6

Hank Grotowski, and his son, Sonny, are prison guards. While overseeing the execution of murderer, Lawrence Musgrove, the gentle Sonny vomits and collapses. Later Sonny commits suicide because of Hank. Out of grief, Hank retires and coincidentally starts a relationship with Lawrence’s widow Leticia, who is also grieving the death of her son Tyrell. 

Role:
Hank Grotowski
Starring:
Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher, Amber Rules
Directed By:
Marc Forster
17. The Apostle (1997)
15
7
The Apostle
PG-13
15
7

The Apostle is a drama film which tells the story of a charismatic preacher whose wife begins a relationship with another man. She also starts conspiring against him to remove him from his power.  He soon leaves his town and ends up in Louisiana. He changes his identity and starts preaching on the radio.

Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, June Carter Cash, Miranda Richardson, Robert Duvall, John Beasley, Todd Allen
Directed By:
18. The Badge (2002)
12
5
The Badge
R
12
5
Role:
Sheriff Darl Hardwick
Starring:
William Devane, Jena Malone, Patricia Arquette, Sela Ward, Julie Hagerty
Directed By:
Robby Henson
19. Armageddon (1998)
49
23
Armageddon
PG-13
49
23

Following a group of deep-core drillers sent by NASA to stop a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth, Armageddon explores the challenges faced by the team as they struggle to accomplish their mission. 

Role:
Dan Truman
Starring:
Ben Affleck, Michael Bay, Liv Tyler, Keith David, Michael Clarke Duncan, Owen Wilson, Peter Stormare
Directed By:
20. U Turn (1997)
14
7
U Turn
R
14
7

Bobby is heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debts before the Russian mafia kills him. However, he is forced to stop in a town in Arizona, when his car breaks down. He gets caught in various problems after he meets Grace, a local resident. 

Role:
Darrell
Starring:
Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Laurie Metcalf, Nick Nolte, Jon Voight, Claire Danes, Joaquin Phoenix
Directed By:
21. Primary Colors (1998)
11
5
Primary Colors
R
11
5

This critically acclaimed film was based on former US President Bill Clinton’s first presidential campaign in 1992. The film tells the story of Henry Burton who joins the presidential campaign of Jack Stanton, Governor of Arkansas, who is running for President.

Role:
Richard Jemmons
Starring:
John Travolta, Bianca Lawson, Rob Reiner, Kathy Bates, Bill Maher, Diane Ladd, Larry Hagman
Directed By:
22. Eagle Eye (2008)
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12
Eagle Eye
PG-13
26
12

Soon after college dropout Jerry finds out that his Air Force officer twin brother is dead, he receives a large sum of money, illicit items and a call from a mysterious woman, who tells him that he is being hunted by the FBI and arranges for his escape by coercing a stranger, Rachel, to help him.

Starring:
Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Mackie, Julianne Moore, Cameron Boyce, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Chiklis
Directed By:
D.J. Caruso
23. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
13
6
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
R
13
6

Kim Baker, an American journalist, goes to Afghanistan as a war correspondent for a short time. However, she not only ends up putting herself in danger to cover her stories, but also ends up staying for a much longer time than expected. 

Starring:
Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina
Directed By:
Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
24. Faster (2010)
23
10
Faster
R
23
10

The story revolves around an ex-criminal trying to avenge his half-brother’s murder .Out of jail after completing a ten-year prison term, first thing he does is to retrieve his 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle and then forces a man to give him a list of names. While he continues on his mission single-mindedly, he is pursued by a veteran policeman and a hired killer.  

Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Tom Berenger, Maggie Grace, Carla Gugino, Mike Epps, Jennifer Carpenter, Mauricio Lopez
Directed By:
George Tillman Jr.
25. The Gray Man (2022)
12
6
The Gray Man
UA 16+
12
6
Role:
Fitzroy
Starring:
Ryan Gosling
26. Entourage (2015)
16
7
Entourage
R
16
7

This comedy film revolves around Vincent Chase, a famous movie star, who is back in business with his former agent, now a studio head. However, he agrees to work on the movie only on the condition that he is allowed to direct it as well. 

Starring:
Ronda Rousey, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Dillon, Martin Landau, William Gary Busey, Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven
Directed By:
Doug Ellin
27. Bandits (2001)
15
8
Bandits
PG-13
15
8

After breaking out of prison, convicts Joe and Terry, who need money to finance their dream hotel in Mexico, devise a method of robbing banks, earning a name as ‘sleepover bandits.’ They meet dissatisfied housewife, Kate Wheeler, when Terry bumps into her car. She joins them which complicate the matters as both the men fall for her. But whom does Kate love?

Role:
Terry Collins
Starring:
Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity, January Jones, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Brían F. O'Byrne
Directed By:
Barry Levinson
28. Parkland (2013)
9
4
Parkland
PG-13
9
4

Parkland is a historical drama film which recounts the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital, after US President John F Kennedy is assassinated on 22nd November 1963.

Starring:
David Harbour, Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti, Tom Welling, Marcia Gay Harden, Matt Barr
Directed By:
Peter Landesman
29. Levity (2003)
8
4
Levity
R
8
4
Role:
Manuel Jordan
Starring:
Holly Hunter, Kirsten Dunst, Morgan Freeman, Manuel Aranguiz
Directed By:
Ed Solomon
30. For the Boys (1991)
9
4
For the Boys
R
9
4
Starring:
Vince Vaughn, James Caan, George Segal, Bette Midler
Directed By:
Mark Rydell
31. The Ice Harvest (2005)
10
5
The Ice Harvest
R
10
5

On Christmas Eve, mob-lawyer Charlie Arglist and his partner, pornographer Vic Cavanaugh, steal $2 million from their racketeer boss. When an ice-storm delays their getaway, Vic keeps the money as they split to avoid attention. Charlie meets up strip-club manager Renata, the object of his secrete desire. But with the passing night hours, the troubles increase for nervous Charlie and cool Cavanaugh. 

Role:
Vic Cavanaugh
Starring:
Connie Nielsen, Randy Quaid, John Cusack, Lara Phillips, Bill Noble
Directed By:
32. Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
8
4
Jayne Mansfield's Car
R
8
4
Role:
Skip Caldwell
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Tippi Hedren, John Hurt, Robert Duvall, Robert Patrick
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
33. A Million Little Pieces (2019)
8
4
A Million Little Pieces
R
8
4
Role:
Leonard
Starring:
Charlie Hunnam, Juliette Lewis, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Giovanni Ribisi
34. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
17
9
Intolerable Cruelty
PG-13
17
9

Miles Massey is a super successful divorce lawyer who loves to destroy his opponents. Marylin Rexroth, on the other hand, is an ambitious gold digger who married knowing fully well her husband’s philandering ways. The two meet when Miles is hired by her husband as his divorce attorney. Unexpectedly, Miles finds himself falling for Marylin, while she seeks revenge against her husband and the lawyer.

Starring:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Cedric the Entertainer, Bruce Campbell, Edward Herrmann
Directed By:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
35. Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
9
5
Our Brand Is Crisis
R
9
5

Jane Bodine is an American political consultant who is tasked with managing the election campaign of Pedro Castillo, a controversial political figure of Bolivia. She faces competition from a long-term rival who is working for another candidate.

Role:
Pat Candy
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Anthony Mackie, Scoot McNairy, Ann Dowd
Directed By:
David Gordon Green
36. Cut Bank (2014)
9
4
Cut Bank
R
9
4

Cut Bank is a thriller film which revolves around a young man in a small town in Montana who gets involved in a murder case, after he and his girlfriend become the only witness to the crime.  

Starring:
John Malkovich, Michael Stuhlbarg, Teresa Palmer, Liam Hemsworth, Bruce Dern, Joyce Robbins
Directed By:
Matt Shakman
37. Indecent Proposal (1993)
14
7
Indecent Proposal
R
14
7

High school sweethearts Diana and David Murphy get married and work towards bright future. As their finances suffer during recession, they travel to Las Vegas to try their luck with last $5,000, but lose it. Then, John Gage, a billionaire offers them 1 million dollars for a night with Diana. Though they reluctantly agree to it, will their relationship remain the same?

Role:
Day Tripper
Starring:
Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson, Billy Connolly, Herbie Hancock, Seymour Cassel
Directed By:
38. Pushing Tin (1999)
11
5
Pushing Tin
R
11
5

An air traffic controller is known to be the best in the business, but his status is threatened when there is a newcomer. Their feud eventually goes beyond their workspace and it also threatens their personal lives and relationships.  

Role:
Russell Bell
Starring:
Angelina Jolie, John Cusack, Cate Blanchett, Jake Weber
Directed By:
Mike Newell
39. The Alamo (2004)
9
5
The Alamo
PG-13
9
5

The Alamo is a Western historical war drama film which takes us to the Texas revolution of the 19th century, where a number of Mexican revolutionaries take up arms to fight a deadly battle against the army of General Santa Anna, a dictator.   

Role:
Davy Crockett
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Emily Deschanel, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría
Directed By:
John Lee Hancock
40. School for Scoundrels (2006)
9
5
School for Scoundrels
PG-13
9
5

Roger, a meter-reader with low self-esteem, joins Dr. P’s confidence-building classes to win over his dream-girl, Amanda. As Roger makes good progress, he realizes that his confidence has pushed his egotistical teacher into competitive drive triggering an aggressive rivalry. After abolishing Roger’s personal and professional life, when Dr. P rushes to win Amanda’s affection, Roger must find a way to counter his teacher.

Role:
Dr. P
Starring:
Jacinda Barrett, Aziz Ansari, Jim Parsons, Sarah Silverman, David Cross, Ben Stiller, Michael Clarke Duncan
Directed By:
Todd Phillips
41. Floundering (1994)
6
4
Floundering
R
6
4
Starring:
Viggo Mortensen, Ethan Hawke, John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Steve Buscemi
Directed By:
Peter McCarthy
42. Bad Santa 2 (2016)
13
8
Bad Santa 2
R
13
8

Fueled by cheap whiskey as well as greed and hatred, Willie teams up with Marcus, his little sidekick, to rob a charity on Christmas Eve. They decide to disguise themselves as Santa and an elf.

Role:
Willie Soke
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Christina Hendricks, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly
Directed By:
Mark Waters
43. Bad News Bears (2005)
9
5
Bad News Bears
TV-14
9
5

Morris Buttermaker is a former baseball player who is now banned from the sport, as he had attacked an umpire before. He takes up the responsibility of coaching a young team of misfits.

Role:
Morris Buttermaker
Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Ridge Canipe, Sammi Kane Kraft
Directed By:
Richard Linklater
44. Homegrown (1998)
8
4
Homegrown
R
8
4
Role:
Jack Marsden
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, John Lithgow, Hank Azaria, Ted Danson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Carell
Directed By:
Stephen Gyllenhaal
45. Daddy and Them (2001)
7
4
Daddy and Them
R
7
4
Role:
Claude Montgomery
Starring:
Jim Varney, Laura Dern, Andy Griffith, Kelly Preston, Diane Ladd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Affleck
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
46. Mr. Woodcock (2007)
11
8
Mr. Woodcock
PG-13
11
8

A successful self-help author returns to his hometown in Nebraska to discover that his widowed mother is dating his former high school gym teacher, who he remembers to be an abusive bully. The American sports comedy follows his attempts to keep them from getting married.

Role:
Jasper Woodcock
Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Amy Poehler, Seann William Scott, Melissa Sagemiller
Directed By:
Craig Gillespie
47. Waking Up in Reno (2002)
7
4
Waking Up in Reno
R
7
4

Waking Up in Reno is a romantic comedy film which revolves around Candy and Lonnie, who are madly in love with one another. However, problem is that they are both married to different people. Both couples eventually decide to take a vacation together, and they soon hit the road in a brand new SUV. However, when evidence of the affection between Candy and Lonnie start to surface, things get extremely complicated.       

Role:
Lonnie Earl Dodd
Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Penelope Cruz, Charlize Theron, Natasha Richardson, Holmes Osborne
Directed By:
Jordan Brady
48. Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
7
4
Into the Grizzly Maze
R
7
4

Beckett and Rowan Moore are two estranged brothers who meet after quite a long time. They decide to take a hike in the wilderness of Alaska, but things get ugly when they encounter an enormous grizzly bear, which starts to pursue them relentlessly.

Starring:
James Marsden, Adam Beach, Thomas Jane, Piper Perabo, Scott Glenn
Directed By:
David Hackl
49. The Smell of Success (2009)
6
4
The Smell of Success
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Patrick
Starring:
Kyle MacLachlan, Ed Helms, Patrick Bauchau, Téa Leoni, Mark Polish
Directed By:
Michael Polish
50. The Informers (2008)
6
5
The Informers
R
6
5

This suspense drama film takes us to Los Angeles in the 1980s and tells the story of a group of self-absorbed hedonists who try to navigate through their lives without any moral compass.

Role:
William Sloan
Starring:
Rhys Ifans, Katy Mixon, Brad Renfro, Chris Isaak, Winona Ryder, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke
Directed By:
Gregor Jordan
51. On Deadly Ground (1994)
7
7
On Deadly Ground
R
7
7

On Deadly Ground is an action adventure film which tells the story of a martial artist, named Forest Taft, who works as a firefighter for an oil corporation. When he learns that his boss, whom he works for, is causing immense damage to the environment, he decides to go against him.         

Starring:
Steven Seagal, Michael Jai White, Louise Fletcher, Michael Caine, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley
Directed By:
52. Chrome Hearts (1989)
4
4
Chrome Hearts
R
4
4
Starring:
Jamie Rose, Gretchen Palmer, Catherine Carlen, Lycia Naff
Directed By:
Dan Hoskins
53. South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000)
5
4
South of Heaven, West of Hell
R
5
4
Role:
Brig. Smalls
Starring:
Peter Fonda, Vince Vaughn, Bridget Fonda, Dwight Yoakam
Directed By:
Dwight Yoakam
54. London Fields (2018)
3
4
London Fields
R
3
4
Starring:
Theo James, Cara Delevingne, Johnny Depp, Amber Heard
Directed By:
Mathew Cullen
55. An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
2
4
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
R
2
4
Starring:
Naomi Campbell, Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg, Leslie Stefanson, Ryan O'Neal, Harvey Weinstein, Jackie Chan
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller, Alan Smithee
56. Going Overboard (1989)
1
4
Going Overboard
R
1
4

Shecky is a young struggling comedian, who takes up a menial job on a cruise ship, but he hopes to make it big as a comedian. Things take a turn for him, when the ship’s comedian Dickie Diamond is believed to have fallen overboard and drowned.

Starring:
Adam Sandler, Billy Zane, Burt Young, Scott LaRose, Lisa Collins
Directed By:
Valerie Breiman
57. The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)
8
3
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains
8
3
Starring:
Charles Durning, Kyra Sedgwick, Val Edward Kilmer, Val Kilmer, Sonia Braga
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
58. Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High & Unemployed (2015)
7
3
Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High & Unemployed
7
3
Starring:
Tom Green, John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth
Directed By:
John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Gary Howsam
59. The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)
7
3
The Stars Fell on Henrietta
PG
7
3
Starring:
Francesca Eastwood, Brian Dennehy, Aidan Quinn, Robert Duvall, Frances Fisher, Lexi Randall
Directed By:
James Keach
60. The Last Real Cowboys (2000)
7
4
The Last Real Cowboys
7
4
Role:
Tar
Starring:
Mickey Jones, Scott Christensen, Robert Dale Blomgren
Directed By:
Jeff Lester
61. Don't Look Back (1996)
6
4
Don't Look Back
R
6
4
Role:
Marshall
Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Eric Stoltz, Peter Fonda, Annabeth Gish, Josh Hamilton, John Corbett
Directed By:
Geoff Murphy
62. Hunter's Blood (1986)
5
4
Hunter's Blood
R
5
4
Starring:
Clu Gulager, Sam Bottoms, Kim Delaney, Joey Travolta
Directed By:
Robert C. Hughes
63. South of Reno (1988)
5
4
South of Reno
R
5
4
Starring:
Lisa Blount, Joe Estevez, Jeff Osterhage, Lewis Van Bergen
Directed By:
Mark Rezyka
64. Trouble Bound (1993)
5
4
Trouble Bound
R
5
4
Starring:
Patricia Arquette, Gregory Sporleder, Michael Madsen, Sal Jenco
Directed By:
Jeffrey Reiner
65. Out There (1995)
4
4
Out There
PG-13
4
4
Starring:
Rod Steiger, Tom Kenny, Jennifer Connelly, Carel Struycken, Billy Campbell, Bill Cobbs
Directed By:
Sam Irvin
66. A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997)
4
4
A Gun, a Car, a Blonde
4
4
Starring:
John Ritter, Jim Metzler, Kay Lenz, Victor Love
Directed By:
Stefani Ames
67. The Winner (1996)
3
4
The Winner
R
3
4
Starring:
Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent D'Onofrio, Delroy Lindo, Michael Madsen, Richard Edson
Directed By:
Alex Cox
68. Grey Knight (1993)
3
4
Grey Knight
R
3
4
Starring:
Matt LeBlanc, Martin Sheen, Alexis Arquette, David Arquette, A. J. Langer, Ray Wise, Corbin Bernsen
Directed By:
George Hickenlooper
69. Circus (1988)
3
4
Circus
3
4
Starring:
Tony Jay, Vincent Irizarry, Karen Kopins, Michael Phenicie
Directed By:
Fielder Cook

Director

Sling Blade (1996)
32
7
Sling Blade
R
32
7

Mildly retarded Karl Childer was a victim of parental abuse. He has been living in a mental asylum since the age of twelve for killing his mother and her lover with a single blade. Now he is deemed fit and on being released moves to his home town, where he befriends a twelve year old boy called Frank, his mother Linda and her gay friend. However, this is not liked by Linda’s abusive boyfriend. 

Starring:
Lucas Black, Robert Duvall, John Ritter, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Jim Jarmusch
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
The King of Luck (2011)
6
3
The King of Luck
6
3
Starring:
Paul English, Amy Nelson, Annie Nelson, Bobbie Nelson, Lana Nelson
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
6
4
Jayne Mansfield's Car
R
6
4
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Tippi Hedren, John Hurt, Robert Duvall, Robert Patrick
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
8
5
All the Pretty Horses
PG-13
8
5

John Grady Cole is a young cowboy who finds himself in a homeless situation. Along with his best friend Lacey, he decides to move to Mexico looking for work. They meet a young aristocrat’s daughter on the way named Alejandra, and Cole falls in love with her. However, things take a turn and soon they find themselves in trouble with the law.

Starring:
Matt Damon, Sam Shepard, Penelope Cruz, Lucas Black, Bruce Dern, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
Daddy and Them (2001)
6
4
Daddy and Them
R
6
4
Starring:
Jim Varney, Laura Dern, Andy Griffith, Kelly Preston, Diane Ladd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Affleck
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton

TV Shows

Fargo
30
4
Fargo
TV-MA
30
4
Role:
Lorne Malvo / ...
Starring:
Bob Odenkirk, Adam Goldberg, Cristin Milioti, Nick Offerman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, DJ Qualls, Ewan McGregor
Directed By:
Michael Uppendahl, Keith Gordon, Randall Einhorn, Adam Bernstein, Colin Bucksey
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Widespread Panic: Live from the Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA (1991)
9
2
Widespread Panic: Live from the Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
9
2
Starring:
John Bell, Michael Houser, T. Lavitz, Todd Nance, Domingo Ortiz
Directed By:
Billy Bob Thornton
The Big Bang Theory
44
9
The Big Bang Theory
TV-14
44
9
Starring:
Summer Glau, Katey Sagal, Judy Greer, Bob Newhart, Analeigh Tipton, Sara Gilbert, George Takei
Directed By:
Mark Cendrowski, Anthony Rich, Peter Chakos, Nicole Lorre, James Burrows
Goliath
12
2
Goliath
TV-MA
12
2
Role:
Billy McBride
Starring:
Jason Ritter, Maria Bello, Ana de la Reguera, William Hurt, Nina Arianda, Olivia Thirlby
Directed By:
Alik Sakharov, Lawrence Trilling
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
The Outsiders
7
2
The Outsiders
7
2
Starring:
Leonardo DiCaprio, David Arquette, Patricia Arquette, Jay R. Ferguson, Rodney Harvey, Boyd Kestner, Harold Pruett
Directed By:
Bill Duke, Janet Greek, Bill Molloy
Matlock
7
3
Matlock
TV-PG
7
3
Starring:
Betty White, Audra Lindley, Jonathan Banks, Scott Bakula, Christina Pickles, Chazz Palminteri, Jason Bateman
Directed By:
Christopher Hibler, Harvey S. Laidman, Leo Penn, Frank Thackery, Robert Scheerer
Evening Shade
7
3
Evening Shade
7
3
Starring:
Seth Green, Charles Nelson Reilly, Robert Urich, Leah Remini, Burt Reynolds, Alice Ghostley, Hal Holbrook
Hearts Afire
6
3
Hearts Afire
6
3
Role:
Billy Bob Davis
Starring:
Debra Jo Rupp, Rita Moreno, Harry Anderson, Mary Ann Mobley, Ed Asner, Ben Stein, Fabiana Udenio
Directed By:
Harry Thomason, James Hampton, Steve Gerbson, Dennis Redfield
Knots Landing
6
3
Knots Landing
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Bruce Greenwood, Michael York, Marcia Cross, Patrick Duffy, Helen Hunt, Michelle Phillips, Ava Gardner
Directed By:
Linda Day, Gabrielle Beaumont, Michael Lange, Roger Young, Nick Havinga
Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun (1993)
5
3
Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun
5
3
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Kathy Bates, Raymond Cruz, Christian Cousins, Joseph Cousins
Directed By:
Rob Mikuriya
Ellen
5
3
Ellen
TV-PG
5
3
Role:
 The Grocer (uncredited) 1 episode, 1997
Starring:
Angie Dickinson, Christine Taylor, Queen Latifah, Molly Shannon, Cindy Crawford, Joely Fisher, Bea Arthur
Directed By:
Gil Junger, Robby Benson, Tom Cherones, Gail Mancuso, Rob Schiller

Animation Movies

Mononoke-hime (1997)
26
5
Mononoke-hime
TV-14
26
5

Mononoke-hime also known as Princess Mononoke is a Japanese animated classic. It follows the journey of the Emishi prince Ashitaka, who finds himself in the midst of war between forest gods and humans. In his quest to find a cure for a deadly curse, he comes up against San, the Mononike Hime and they unite to end the war. 

Role:
Jigo (voice)
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Corey Burton, Billy Crudup, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tara Strong, Keith David, Claire Danes
Directed By:
Robot Chicken
9
3
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
9
3
Starring:
Anna Chlumsky, Jon Favreau, Jean Smart, Nicholas Hoult, Rhea Perlman, Melanie Griffith, Stephen Merchant
Directed By:
American Dad!
12
4
American Dad!
TV-14
12
4
Starring:
Jason Alexander, Ashley Tisdale, Lucy Lawless, Kathy Griffin, Jaeden Lieberher, Trace Adkins, Craig Ferguson
Directed By:
King of the Hill
9
3
King of the Hill
TV-14
9
3
Starring:
Ricki Lake, Kathleen Turner, Alyson Hannigan, Phyllis Diller, Allison Janney, John Amos, Brittany Murphy
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
Puss in Boots (2011)
11
6
Puss in Boots
PG
11
6

Young Puss is tricked by his friend Humpty Dumpty in robbing a bank and embarks on a journey to restore his name while running from the law. He again meets his unreliable friend and a female cat named Kitty Softpaws who convince him to join them in another adventure to retrieve golden eggs from a giant's castle.

Role:
Jack (voice)
Starring:
Guillermo del Toro, Salma Hayek, Amy Sedaris, Antonio Banderas, Zach Galifianakis
Directed By:
Chris Miller
CatDog
6
3
CatDog
TV-Y
6
3
Starring:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Billy West, Jim Cummings, Jane Krakowski, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui, John Kassir
Directed By:
Scott Wood, Derek Drymon, Larry Leichliter, Russ Mooney, Robert Porter
CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery (2001)
5
3
CatDog: The Great Parent Mystery
5
3
Role:
Hound Dog McDog / CatDog's Step-father (voice)
Starring:
Jane Krakowski, Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Dark Backward (1991)
9
6
The Dark Backward
R
9
6
Role:
Patron at Sloppy's (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Lara Flynn Boyle, Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, James Caan, Wayne Newton
Directed By:
Adam Rifkin

Billy Bob Thornton Awards

Academy Awards
Sling Blade Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published 1997
Golden Globe Awards
Goliath Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 2017
Fargo Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2015