Best Movies of Sam Rockwell

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 193 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $45.95M

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.


Moon (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $5.01M

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.


Frost/Nixon (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $18.59M

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.


Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $14.99M

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.


Richard Jewell (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: null

American security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the press who falsely reported that he was a terrorist.


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $51.02M

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."


Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: null

An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.


Matchstick Men (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $36.87M

A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.


Snow Angels (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $0.40M

A drama that interweaves the life of a teenager, with his old baby sitter, her estranged husband, and their daughter.


Conviction (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $6.78M

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.


Laggies (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $0.44M

In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.


Joshua (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $0.48M

The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua (Kogan), an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.


Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $0.33M

When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the ...


Everybody's Fine (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $8.86M

A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.


The Best of Enemies (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $10.21M

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration.


Mr. Right (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $0.03M

A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.


The Winning Season (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: null

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team.


Choke (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $2.93M

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.


A Single Shot (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $0.01M

The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.


The Sitter (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: $30.54M

A college student on suspension is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door, though he is fully unprepared for the wild night ahead of him.



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