Best Movies of Bruce Dern

Nebraska (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $17.61M

An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

Monster (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $34.47M

Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $13.12M

Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

The Mustang (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $5.04M

The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.

Freaks (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: null

Lead Role: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Lexy Kolker, Amanda Crew, | Director:

In this genre-bending psychological sci-fi thriller, a bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.

The Cake Eaters (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: null

Two families are brought together by the return of one family's son -- a reunion that conjures up old ghosts and issues that must be addressed.

The 'Burbs (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: $36.60M

An overstressed suburbanite and his fellow neighbors are convinced that the new family on the block are part of a murderous Satanic cult.

The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $11.00M

A NASA astronaut (Thornton), forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never given up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.

The Great Gatsby (1974)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: null

A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.

Madison (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $0.51M

A story about a man's personal struggle to victory in the 1971 Madison, Indiana hydro-plane regatta.

Northern Borders (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 107 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: null

'Northern Borders' tells the story of ten year-old Austen Kittredge who is sent by his father to live on his grandparents' Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers ...

Cut Bank (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 105 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: null

A young man's life is unraveled after witnessing a murder that he filmed in his rural town of Cut Bank.

Badland (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: null

Detective Matthias Breecher is hired to track down the worst of the Confederate war criminals. As he roams the Old West seeking justice, his resolve is tested when he meets a determined pioneer woman who is far more than she seems.

Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $0.02M

A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

Hickok (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 97 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: null

Legendary lawman and gunslinger, Wild Bill Hickok, is tasked with taming the wildest cow-town in the west. While delivering his own brand of frontier justice, the infamous gunfighter's reputation as the fastest draw in the west is put to the test.

The Lightkeepers (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 96 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: null

Set in the year 1912 on Cape Cod, a lighthouse keeper who has disavowed any association with females, must deal with the appearance of two attractive women who move into a nearby cottage for the summer.

The Glass House (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $17.95M

An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

Inherit the Viper (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 90 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: null

Crime thriller about three siblings in Appalachia getting by as local opioid dealers, trying not to get caught in the spiral of violence that comes with the territory.

Twixt (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 90 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: null

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a...

Trim (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

What would you do if life was just one big dirty joke? A misguided personal trainer struggles to clean up his life after he's sued by one of his clients, knocks up two women and suffers a ...