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Sling Blade | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Sling Blade  135 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Billy Bob Thornton]  [14 Mar 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 84/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Billy Bob Thornton (play), Billy Bob Thornton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
One False Move | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  One False Move  105 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Carl Franklin]  [08 May 1992]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Michael Beach
Plot:  A small town police chief awaits the arrival of a gang of killers.
Writer:  Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Princess Mononoke | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Princess Mononoke  134 min,  PG-13,  [Animation, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Hayao Miyazaki]  [12 Jul 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  13 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Crudup, John DiMaggio, Minnie Driver, Yuriko Ishida, Yôji Matsuda, Yûko Tanaka
Plot:  On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Writer:  Hayao Miyazaki, Neil Gaiman (adapted by: English version)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Simple Plan | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  A Simple Plan  121 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Sam Raimi]  [22 Jan 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 22 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Brent Briscoe, Bridget Fonda
Plot:  When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.
Writer:  Scott B. Smith (novel), Scott B. Smith (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade  25 min,  [Short, Drama, Thriller]  [George Hickenlooper]  [23 Nov 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, J.T. Walsh, Jefferson Mays, Molly Ringwald
Plot:  Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some...
Writer:  Billy Bob Thornton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Man Who Wasn't There | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Man Who Wasn't There  116 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Joel Coen, Ethan Coen]  [16 Nov 2001]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 73/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 41 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, James Gandolfini, Michael Badalucco
Plot:  A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
Writer:  Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Language:  English, Italian, French    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Monster's Ball | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Monster's Ball  111 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Marc Forster]  [01 Mar 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 22 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Gabrielle Witcher, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Taylor Simpson
Plot:  After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
Writer:  Milo Addica, Will Rokos
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Friday Night Lights | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Friday Night Lights  118 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Drama, Sport]  [Peter Berg]  [08 Oct 2004]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Derek Luke, Garrett Hedlund, Jay Hernandez, Lucas Black
Plot:  Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.
Writer:  Buzz Bissinger (book), David Aaron Cohen (screenplay), Peter Berg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bad Santa | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Bad Santa  91 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Terry Zwigoff]  [21 Nov 2003]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Bernie Mac, Billy Bob Thornton, Brett Kelly, Lauren Graham, Tony Cox
Plot:  A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.
Writer:  Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Primary Colors | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Primary Colors  143 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Mike Nichols]  [20 Mar 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 29 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Emma Thompson, John Travolta, Kathy Bates
Plot:  A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.
Writer:  Joe Klein (novel), Elaine May (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Puss in Boots | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Puss in Boots  90 min,  PG,  [Animation, Action, Adventure]  [Chris Miller]  [28 Oct 2011]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 42 nominations.
Actors:  Antonio Banderas, Billy Bob Thornton, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis
Plot:  An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.
Writer:  Tom Wheeler (screenplay by), Brian Lynch (story by), William Davies (story by), Tom Wheeler (story by), Giovanni Francesco Straparola (based on the character created by), Charles Perrault (story "Puss in Boots")
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Daddy and Them | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Daddy and Them  101 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Billy Bob Thornton]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston, Laura Dern
Plot:  Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.
Writer:  Billy Bob Thornton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Intolerable Cruelty | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Intolerable Cruelty  100 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [Joel Coen, Ethan Coen]  [10 Oct 2003]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, Geoffrey Rush, George Clooney
Plot:  A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.
Writer:  Robert Ramsey (story), Matthew Stone (story), John Romano (story), Robert Ramsey (screenplay), Matthew Stone (screenplay), Ethan Coen (screenplay), Joel Coen (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bandits | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Bandits  123 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Barry Levinson]  [12 Oct 2001]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity
Plot:  Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Writer:  Harley Peyton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ice Harvest | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Ice Harvest  92 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Harold Ramis]  [23 Nov 2005]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Noble, Billy Bob Thornton, Connie Nielsen, John Cusack, Lara Phillips
Plot:  A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Writer:  Richard Russo (screenplay), Robert Benton (screenplay), Scott Phillips (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bad News Bears | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Bad News Bears  113 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Sport]  [Richard Linklater]  [22 Jul 2005]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Sammi Kane Kraft
Plot:  A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.
Writer:  Bill Lancaster (screenplay), Glenn Ficarra (screenplay), John Requa (screenplay), Bill Lancaster
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
U Turn | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  U Turn  125 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Oliver Stone]  [03 Oct 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Abraham Benrubi, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Richard Rutowski, Sean Penn
Plot:  A man heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him, is forced to stop in an Arizona town where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong.
Writer:  John Ridley (screenplay), John Ridley (book)
Language:  English    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Judge | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  The Judge  141 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [David Dobkin]  [10 Oct 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga
Plot:  Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.
Writer:  Nick Schenk (screenplay), Bill Dubuque (screenplay), David Dobkin (story), Nick Schenk (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Alamo | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Alamo  137 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, History, War]  [John Lee Hancock]  [09 Apr 2004]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Emilio Echevarría, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson
Plot:  Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Writer:  Leslie Bohem, Stephen Gaghan, John Lee Hancock
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Homegrown | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Homegrown  102 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Stephen Gyllenhaal]  [17 Apr 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, External Reviews
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Hank Azaria, John Lithgow, Jon Tenney, Kelly Lynch, Ryan Phillippe
Plot:  Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then ...
Writer:  Jonah Raskin (story), Stephen Gyllenhaal (story), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay), Stephen Gyllenhaal (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pushing Tin | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Pushing Tin  124 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Mike Newell]  [23 Apr 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Angelina Jolie, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, John Cusack
Plot:  A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.
Writer:  Darcy Frey (article), Glen Charles (screenplay), Les Charles (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Faster | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Faster  98 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [George Tillman Jr.]  [24 Nov 2010]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 42%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Dwayne Johnson, Jim Gaines, Maggie Grace, Mauricio Lopez, Tom Berenger
Plot:  An ex-con gets on a series of apparently unrelated killings. He gets tracked by a veteran cop with secrets of his own and an egocentric hit man.
Writer:  Tony Gayton, Joe Gayton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Armageddon | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Armageddon  151 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Michael Bay]  [01 Jul 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 39%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 35 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler
Plot:  After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
Writer:  Jonathan Hensleigh (screenplay), J.J. Abrams (screenplay), Tony Gilroy (adaptation), Shane Salerno (adaptation), Robert Roy Pool (story), Jonathan Hensleigh (story)
Language:  English, Russian, Indonesian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Our Brand Is Crisis | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Our Brand Is Crisis  107 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [David Gordon Green]  [30 Oct 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 34%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Mackie, Billy Bob Thornton, Joaquim de Almeida, Sandra Bullock
Plot:  A battle-hardened American political consultant is sent to help re-elect a controversial president in Bolivia, where she must compete with a long-term rival working for another candidate.
Writer:  Peter Straughan (screenplay), Rachel Boynton (documentary)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
School for Scoundrels | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  School for Scoundrels  100 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Todd Phillips]  [29 Sep 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Jacinda Barrett, Jon Heder, Michael Clarke Duncan
Plot:  A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Writer:  Todd Phillips (screenplay), Scot Armstrong (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Baytown Outlaws | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  The Baytown Outlaws  98 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Barry Battles]  [15 Jun 2013]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, Metacritic 33/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Clayne Crawford, Daniel Cudmore, Eva Longoria, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Travis Fimmel
Plot:  When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.
Writer:  Barry Battles, Griffin Hood
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Bad Santa 2 | Movie Details for Actor Billy Bob Thornton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Bad Santa 2  92 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Mark Waters]  [23 Nov 2016]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Bob Thornton, Christina Hendricks, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox
Plot:  Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.
Writer:  Johnny Rosenthal, Shauna Cross, Glenn Ficarra (based on characters created by), John Requa (based on characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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