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List of Josh Brolin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
24
1
Avengers: Infinity War
PG-13
24
1

The intergalactic warlord from Titan, Thanos, is on a quest to collect the six Infinity Stones that will empower him to destroy half of all life in the universe. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy must come together to stop Thanos and save the world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
2. No Country for Old Men (2007)
26
3
No Country for Old Men
R
26
3

When Llewelyn Moss accidentally comes across two million dollars in cash and a vehicle loaded with heroin, he decides to walk away with the money. As a ruthless hitman Anton Chigurh chases him for the money, Terrell county Sheriff Bell attempts to track both of them and control the rising violence in the otherwise peaceful Lone Star State town.

As:
Cast
Role:
Llewelyn Moss
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
3. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
19
3
Guardians of the Galaxy
PG-13
19
3

The 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the movie sees Peter Quill, a superhero, along with a group of extra-terrestrial criminals, together known as the Guardians of the Galaxy, being chased by the villain Ronan the Accuser after the former steals a mysterious orb desired by the latter. 

As:
Cast
Director:
James Gunn
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
4. American Gangster (2007)
19
4
American Gangster
R
19
4

A fictionalized account of the criminal career of gangster Frank Lucas who was notorious for smuggling heroin, American Gangster is a crime film produced by Ridley Scott. A critical and commercial success, the film was nominated for 21 awards.

As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Trupo
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Thriller, Drama
5. Only the Brave (2017)
17
1
Only the Brave
PG-13
17
1

This historical action drama film revolves around a group of elite firefighters who risk everything in their attempt to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Kosinski
Genres:
Drama, Biography
6. Sicario (2015)
22
5
Sicario
R
22
5

Kate Macer is an idealistic FBI field agent who is enlisted into a special task force targeting senior members of a Mexican drug cartel responsible for killing members of her team. As she experiences the brutality of cartel's operations, she is also appalled to find that her teammates are not keen on sticking to conventional methods.

As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Graver
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
7. Deadpool 2 (2018)
13
1
Deadpool 2
R
13
1

Blaming himself for his girlfriend's death, Deadpool makes a failed attempt at committing suicide and reluctantly joins the X-Men while recovering at the X-Mansion. His team rescues angry young mutant Russell Collins from an abusive orphanage, only to find out that Collins is being hunted by Cable, a cyborg soldier from the future, for murdering his family.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan Summers / Cable
Director:
David Leitch
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action
8. The Goonies (1985)
17
5
The Goonies
TV-14
17
5

The Goonies are a group of Oregon children who are trying to save their neighborhood from developers. After discovering a map to the treasure of the 17th century’s notorious pirate One-Eyed Willy, they head out on an adventure to find the fortune, but are pursued by a family of criminals who want to grab the riches. Finally, who gets the treasure? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Brand
Director:
Richard Donner
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Sean Astin, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Cohen, Kerri Green
9. True Grit (2010)
16
2
True Grit
PG-13
16
2

14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross is determined to avenge the killing of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, but while searching for a man with "true grit", she can only find the aging, alcoholic US marshal Rooster Cogburn. However, Cogburn is more interested in the bounty Texas Ranger LaBoeuf has on Chaney's head.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Chaney
Director:
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
10. Grindhouse (2007)
13
2
Grindhouse
R
13
2

A tribute to the 1970s exploitation film, it has two horror feature films - Planet Terror and Death Proof. In the first movie, there is a fierce struggle between the blood thirsty zombies and determined humans who want to survive. In the second movie, a psychopath Hollywood stuntman kills young women by using his death proof car. The movie also features fake exploitation trailers.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Horror, Thriller
11. Milk (2008)
9
3
Milk
R
9
3

Through flashbacks, this biographical film records the career of Harvey Milk who became America's first openly gay person to be elected to public office on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors following a successful campaign led by his young partner and campaign manager Scott Smith. A year later, he is assassinated by his former conservative colleague Dan White.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dan White
Director:
Gus Van Sant
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography, Romance
12. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
14
5
Avengers: Age of Ultron
PG-13
14
5

After the Avengers retrieve Loki's scepter from a Hydra facility, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use it to complete Stark's Ultron global defense program. However, Ultron turns against humans realizing their wrongdoings, and attacks the Avengers, eliminating Stark's A.I. J.A.R.V.I.S. The Avengers must stop a global extinction with mysterious superhuman twins, Pietro and Wanda Maximoff.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
13. Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
10
1
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
R
10
1

 When Mexican drug cartels start trafficking sicarios or hit-men into the US, FBI agent Matt Graver is brought in, who gets former operative Alejandro Gillick to help. They conceive a plot to turn the cartels against each other by abducting the daughter of one of the kingpins, and making it appear as the work of their rival. How does it all end? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Graver
Director:
Stefano Sollima
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Isabela Moner, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Keener, Jeffrey Donovan
14. Planet Terror (2007)
10
2
Planet Terror
10
2

A small town in rural Texas turns into a nightmare when its inhabitants are infected by a deadly biochemical agent and transformed into zombies. Dancer Cherry Darling who replaces her lost leg with an assault rifle and grenade launcher teams up with survivors to fight off the zombies while the infection spreads worldwide. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. William Block
Director:
Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
15. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
11
5
In the Valley of Elah
R
11
5

After Mike Deerfield a soldier who returned from Iraq goes missing, his father Hank tries to find out what happened to his son. Later when Mike’s burned and dismembered body is discovered, Hank finds out the horrifying truth with the help of police detective Emily Sanders, with little cooperation from the army. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Haggis
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
16. Labor Day (2013)
15
3
Labor Day
PG-13
15
3

A depressed single mother and her son offer a ride to a wounded and fearsome man. However, they eventually come to know that he is an escaped convict, and think of ways to escape from him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Tobey Maguire, Gattlin Griffith, Tom Lipinski
17. Everest (2015)
10
3
Everest
PG-13
10
3

Everest is inspired by the true-life events of a mountaineering disaster. Two separate commercial expeditions, led by Rob Hall and Scott Fischer, set out to conquer the world’s highest summit, Mt. Everest. Unexpectedly, they are engulfed by a fierce blizzard where they struggle for survival against freezing temperatures and winds, as their mettle is tested by the harshest possible elements. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Baltasar Kormákur
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Adventure, Action
18. Men in Black 3 (2012)
13
4
Men in Black 3
PG-13
13
4

Boris the Animal, the last of his species who was captured by Agent K, flees from the maximum-security prison on the Moon. He travel backs in time to kill a younger K which will enable his fellow Boglodites to conquer Earth. Agent J must now travel back in time and team up with the younger K to prevent Boris from destroying humanity.

As:
Cast
Role:
Young Agent K
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family
19. Gangster Squad (2013)
13
4
Gangster Squad
R
13
4

In 1949, Mobster Mickey Cohen rules the California criminal underworld and has even police and politicians in his pocket. A secret police unit called the Gangster Squad, comprising of Sergeant John O’Mara, Sergeant Jerry Wooters, Lieutenant Coleman Harris, Conwell Keeler, Max Kennard, and Navidad Ramirez finally manages to bring him down. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Ruben Fleischer
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, Crime
21. Flirting with Disaster (1996)
6
3
Flirting with Disaster
R
6
3

Mel Colpin was adopted as a child, and when he becomes a father, he feels that he cannot name his son until he knows who his real parents are. Accompanied by his wife and an adoption agent, he departs on a road trip to find out the identity of his real parents.

As:
Cast
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
23. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
11
3
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
R
11
3

In this follow-up collection of dark stories from Sin City, Marv is struggling to remember his encounter with four dead frat boys around him; cocky gambler Johnny is obsessed about winning against Senator Roark; Dwight McCarthy attempts to save his former girlfriend Ava from her abusive husband; and Nancy Callahan sets out to avenge John Hartigan's death.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dwight
Director:
Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
24. Inherent Vice (2014)
6
3
Inherent Vice
R
6
3

Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello is a good-hearted but inept stoner who works as a private investigator. His former lover, Shasta suddenly shows up and asks him to prevent her rich lover, Wolfmann, from being committed to insane asylum by Wolfmann’s wife. Doc soon finds himself tangled in the psychedelic world of drugs and corrupt LAPD. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
25. Thrashin' (1986)
5
2
Thrashin'
PG-13
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Corey Webster
Director:
David Winters
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Tony Hawk, Pamela Gidley, Robert Rusler, Brooke McCarter
26. W. (2008)
10
3
W.
PG-13
10
3

W. is a biopic based on the life of Former US President George W Bush. The film revolves around the early years of George Bush, as he struggles to make his mark in the world. Deemed incapable by his father, he attempts at running an oil company, and then a baseball team, before he joins politics.  

As:
Cast
Role:
George W. Bush
Director:
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
27. Hail, Caesar! (2016)
8
2
Hail, Caesar!
PG-13
8
2

Based in 1950s Hollywood, Hail, Caesar! is a dark comedy that revolves around a movie industry 'fixer' who is tasked with investigating the disappearance of the star of a biblical epic. With a stellar star cast, this film showcases the dark side of Hollywood of that era where fixers would clean up the messes of the bigwigs of the movie business.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie Mannix
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery
28. Melinda and Melinda (2004)
5
3
Melinda and Melinda
TV-MA
5
3

This comedy drama film revolves around four writers who discuss the nature of comedy and tragedy over dinner, by narrating two different versions of the same story about a woman named Melinda.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wallace Shawn, Larry Pine, Radha Mitchell
29. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
7
2
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
R
7
2

After forty years of married life, Helena finds herself abandoned by her husband, Alfie, who divorces her to marry a prostitute. In desperation, she starts consulting a psychic. Their daughter Sally, married to an unsuccessful author, falls for her boss while her husband begins to admire an already engaged woman, leading to more heartburn. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
30. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
7
2
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
PG-13
7
2

After being released from prison for insider trading and securities fraud Gordon Gekko, is a successful writer with his book ‘Is Greed Good?’. He tries to reconnect with his daughter Winnie using her boyfriend Jacob Moore but ends up betraying them both and stealing Winnie’s money. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
31. Old Boy (2013)
15
4
Old Boy
R
15
4

An alcoholic advertizing executive is kidnapped and kept in solitary confinement in a hotel room for twenty years. Although he is provided with everything he needs, he does not have a clue about his captor or his motive. Then one day he is dumped in a field, with a cell phone and a small amount of money. He now has to find out the truth.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Doucett
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Action
32. Nightwatch (1997)
5
2
Nightwatch
R
5
2

Nightwatch is a horror thriller film which tells the story of a law student named Martin who takes up a job as a night watchman in a hospital morgue. However, he soon starts discovering clues that can point to him as a suspect in a series of murders. He tries to discover clues that can lead him to the real culprit.

As:
Cast
Role:
James
Director:
Ole Bornedal
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
33. Best Laid Plans (1999)
5
2
Best Laid Plans
R
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bryce
Director:
Mike Barker
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Terrence Howard, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola, Gene Wolande, Jonathan McMurtry
34. Bed of Roses (1996)
6
2
Bed of Roses
PG
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny
Director:
Michael Goldenberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Pamela Adlon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Brian Tarantina
35. Mimic (1997)
9
3
Mimic
R
9
3

When the cockroaches start spreading a deadly disease, an entomologist genetically creates an insect to kill the disease carrying cockroaches, making sure that all the specimen released are female and have limited lifespan. But unknown to her, the bugs continue to evolve and now they are ready to take on their next target, the humans. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Mira Sorvino, F. Murray Abraham, Norman Reedus, Jeremy Northam, Giancarlo Giannini, Charles S. Dutton
36. Hollow Man (2000)
9
3
Hollow Man
R
9
3

After successfully making animals invisible and then back to visible, arrogant scientist Sebastian Caine avoids reporting to his supervisors and convinces his team to test the serum on him. When his team fails to return him to his previous state, now invisible Caine becomes unstable and goes after his teammates, which also includes his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.

As:
Cast
Role:
Matthew Kensington
Director:
Paul Verhoeven
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi, Action
37. Into the Blue (2005)
6
3
Into the Blue
PG-13
6
3

Jared and Sam are divers, leading a rustic life next to a beach in Bahamas, all the while dreaming of discovering one of the many treasure filled ships wrecked in nearby waters. Jared’s dream comes true when one day while snorkeling with his friends, Bryce and Amanda, he finds artifacts lying on the sea bed. But close to it is also a wrecked plane full of cocaine. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bates
Director:
John Stockwell
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan, Ashley Scott
40. The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018)
5
1
The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter
TV-14
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jody Hill
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny McBride, Scoot McNairy, Carrie Coon, Montana Jordan
41. Jonah Hex (2010)
9
1
Jonah Hex
PG-13
9
1

Jonah Hex was a Confederate Cavalryman until his commander ordered him to burn down a hospital. Today, he is a bounty hunter with a warrant on his head and an ability to temporarily resurrect the dead.  The US military now wants him to stop his ex-commander from unleashing chaos across the country, an offer he cannot refuse. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jonah Hex
Director:
Jimmy Hayward
Genres:
Thriller, Western, Fantasy, Action, Drama
42. The Road Killers (1994)
4
2
The Road Killers
R
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom
Director:
Deran Sarafian
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
David Arquette, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer
43. The Mod Squad (1999)
4
2
The Mod Squad
R
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy
Director:
Scott Silver
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Claire Danes, Giovanni Ribisi, Omar Epps, Dennis Farina
44. Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross (2016)
7
2
Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Paul Taublieb, Jon Freeman
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Tony Hawk, Seth Enslow, Brian Deegan, Carey Hart
45. The People Speak (2009)
7
2
The People Speak
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Anthony Arnove, Chris Moore, Howard Zinn
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
46. X (2008)
6
3
X
6
3
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Josh Brolin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Nick Searcy, Eden Brolin, Eleanor Lambert, Vincent Riverside
47. World Cinema (2007)
6
3
World Cinema
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Cowboy
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Grant Heslov, Brooke Smith
49. The People Speak UK (2010)
5
2
The People Speak UK
5
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Anthony Arnove, Colin Firth, Stuart McDonald
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Nonso Anozie, Saffron Burrows, John Castle, Anna Chancellor, Noel Clarke
50. Coastlines (2002)
6
2
Coastlines
R
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Lockhart
Director:
Victor Nunez
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sarah Wynter, Angela Bettis, Scott Wilson, Timothy Olyphant
51. My Brother's War (1997)
6
2
My Brother's War
R
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Brolin
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Brolin, John Slattery, Jennie Garth, Patrick Foy
52. D.C. Smalls (2001)
4
2
D.C. Smalls
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
D.C. Smalls
Director:
Alexandra Valenti
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Carol Kane, Catherine Kellner

TV Movie(s)

1. Private Eye (1988)
8
3
Private Eye
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Betts
Director:
Mark Tinker
Star Cast:
Deke Anderson, Don Calfa, Andrew Bloch, Simmy Bow
3. Prison for Children (1987)
6
3
Prison for Children
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Peerce
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Raphael Sbarge, Kenneth Ransom, Jonathan Chapin
4. Murder Book (2005)
5
3
Murder Book
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Gilroy
Director:
Antoine Fuqua
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alexandra Breckenridge, Gia Mantegna, David Heymann, Charles Griffin
5. Finish Line (1989)
5
2
Finish Line
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Glenn Shrevelow
Director:
John Nicolella
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Mariska Hargitay, James Brolin, Kristoff St. John, John Finnegan
6. Picnic (2000)
4
3
Picnic
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Hal Carter
Director:
Ivan Passer
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Mary Steenburgen, J.D. Evermore, Gretchen Mol, Ben Caswell
7. Gang in Blue (1996)
4
3
Gang in Blue
R
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Keith DeBruler
Director:
Mario Van Peebles, Melvin Van Peebles
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Lang, J.T. Walsh, Cynda Williams

TV Shows and Videos

Mister Sterling (2003)
Mister Sterling
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Sterling
Director:
Elodie Keene, Rick Rosenthal, Paul Michael Glaser
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Portia de Rossi, Audra McDonald, William Russ, Dale Raoul, David Norona
Private Eye (1987)
Private Eye
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Betts
Director:
Rob Cohen, Aaron Lipstadt
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Benicio Del Toro, William Sadler, Lisa Jane Persky, Michael Woods
Winnetka Road (1994)
Winnetka Road
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Passion
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Meg Tilly, Catherine Hicks, Kurt Deutsch
Slow Burn (2000)
Slow Burn
R
As:
Cast
Director:
Christian Ford
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
James Spader, Minnie Driver, Stuart Wilson, Caprice Benedetti

Josh Brolin Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Avengers: Endgame Best Villain 2019