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List of Levon Helm Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Last Waltz (1978)
13
3
The Last Waltz
PG
13
3

The Last Waltz is a documentary musical film which revolves around a concert by the Band, a Canadian-American rock group. It was held on 25th November 1976, on American Thanksgiving Day, in Winterland Ballroom, in San Francisco.

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Drums / Mandolin / Vocal
Director:
Genres:
Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
The Band, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel
2. The Right Stuff (1983)
12
2
The Right Stuff
PG
12
2

The Right Stuff is a historical drama adventure film, which tells the story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and how they approach their space program. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Philip Kaufman
Genres:
History, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
3. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
14
2
Coal Miner's Daughter
PG
14
2

Loretta Webb is the daughter of a poor coal miner who gets married at the age of fifteen. When her husband recognizes her musical talent, he encourages her to become a musician and over time, she rises to become a star.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Webb
Director:
Genres:
Music, Musical, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak, Bill Anderson Jr.
4. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
11
2
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
R
11
2

This is the story of a Mexican ranch worker, accidentally killed by a border officer in Texas. Although he is quickly buried by his killer, the body is later found and reburied in a local cemetery. Meanwhile, his friend, a rancher, decides to fulfill a promise he has made to the deceased man and sets out on a long and dangerous journey to accomplish it. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Western, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
January Jones, Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Julio Cesar Cedillo, Dwight Yoakam
5. Shooter (2007)
11
2
Shooter
R
11
2

Bob Lee Swagger, a former Marine sniper who retired after a routine mission went horribly wrong, is convinced by a retired colonel to assist in foiling a possible assassination attempt on the US President. However, he is double-crossed when the Ethiopian archbishop is assassinated instead, and Bob must clear his name while exposing the corrupt leaders who framed him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Antoine Fuqua
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Danny Glover, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Elias Koteas
6. The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
10
2
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tod Williams
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Famke Janssen, Adrian Grenier, Clark Gregg, John Shea
7. Smooth Talk (1985)
9
2
Smooth Talk
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joyce Chopra
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Treat Williams, Margaret Welsh
8. In the Electric Mist (2009)
9
2
In the Electric Mist
R
9
2

In the Electric Mist is a mystery crime film which revolves around a Louisiana detective named Dave, who tries to link the murder of a prostitute to a mobster in New Orleans who is co-producing a film based on the Civil War. He soon learns that he might be dealing with a serial killer.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bertrand Tavernier
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Mary Steenburgen, Tommy Lee Jones, Peter Sarsgaard, Kelly Macdonald
10. Fire Down Below (1997)
7
1
Fire Down Below
R
7
1

Fire Down Below is an action drama film which tells us the story of an environmental protection agent Jack Taggart, who loses his best friend at the hands of a corrupt crime syndicate that is also involved in the mismanagement of toxic waste. Taggart makes the decision to avenge the death of his friend.

As:
Cast
Director:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Harry Dean Stanton, Stephen Lang, Brad Hunt, Marg Helgenberger
11. Best Revenge (1984)
7
1
Best Revenge
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bo
Director:
John Trent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, Stephen McHattie, John Heard, Michael Ironside
12. Man Outside (1987)
9
2
Man Outside
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Leland Laughlin
Director:
Mark Stouffer
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Bradford Dillman, Robert Logan, Kathleen Quinlan, Andrew Barach
13. Staying Together (1989)
9
2
Staying Together
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Denny Stockton
Director:
Lee Grant
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Astin, Dermot Mulroney, Stockard Channing, Melinda Dillon, Dinah Manoff, Jim Haynie

TV Movie(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Only Halfway Home (2008)
Only Halfway Home
As:
Cast
Role:
Helm - Levon
Director:
Jacob Hatley
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Danny Vinson
Midnight Caller (1988)
Midnight Caller
As:
Cast
Director:
James Quinn, Bradford May, Randy Zisk, Robert Singer, Michael Zinberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, Gary Cole, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson, Dennis Dun
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety, Bernard L. Kowalski, Harvey S. Laidman, Barry Crane, James Sheldon
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, River Phoenix, Alan Autry, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Dean Anderson, Peter Horton, Roger Wilson

Levon Helm Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Best Americana Album 2012
Winner Best Traditional Folk Album 2008
Winner Best Americana Album 2010