Best Movies of J.T. Walsh

Sling Blade (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 178 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $24.48M

Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.


Breakdown (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $50.13M

A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.


Hoffa (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $24.28M

The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate, and mysteriously disappears in 1975.


Narrow Margin (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $10.87M

A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder.


Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $17.19M

A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.


The Big Picture (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.12M

Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn't as easy as it seems.


Sniper (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $18.99M

A US Marine sniper is partnered with a SWAT member to take out rebel leaders in the jungles of Panama.


Blue Chips (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $22.36M

A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive.


Why Me? (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.


Black Day Blue Night (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A disgruntled wife of a cheating husband takes off on a road trip with her husband's "other woman". The two women pick up a hitchhiker who may, or may not, be a robber and murderer on the ...


Silent Fall (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 59 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $3.18M

An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.


Crazy People (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 59 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $13.24M

Lead Role: Dudley Moore, Daryl Hannah, Paul Reiser, J.T. Walsh, | Director:

A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.


Defenseless (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 58 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $6.41M

A lawyer is hired to defend an old college friend accused of murdering her husband.


Persons Unknown (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 52 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

When former cop and current security expert Jim Holland has a one night stand with Amanda after getting in her way roller-blading. That introduction turns out to be a well thought out plan ...


True Identity (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 51 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $4.69M

In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.


Hidden Agenda (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 46 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels.


Iron Maze (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 45 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his ...


Wired (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 44 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $1.09M

The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career, while journalist Bob Woodward researches Belushi's life as he prepares to write a book about the late comic actor.


Sacred Cargo (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 42 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Vince Kanevsky is a US Marine who finds out that his brother has been kidnapped by ruthless ex KGB members, he will stop at nothing to find what really happened.


The Babysitter (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 42 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A teenage babysitter is the focus of two boys and a man's separate obsessions.



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