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10 Best Matt Dillon Movies You Must See

May 25, 2018
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Mart Dillon is an American actor who was born on 18th February 1964. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film ‘Over the Edge’. Dillon’s performance in the film was well-received, which led to his casting in two films released the following year: the teenage sex comedy Little Darlings, and the more serious teen dramedy My Bodyguard.

Dillon really started getting the limelight after he played Nicole Kidman’s husband in the film To Die For (1995). Since then, he has never looked back starring in Oscar-winning movies like Crash (2004). Here’s the list of top movies of Matt Dillon.

10. Employee of the Month (2004)

‘Employee of the Month’ revolved around a guy going through tough times after being having been fired from his dream job at the bank following which he gets dumped by his fiancée Sara. Mitch Rouse is the director of this film. It also stars Steve Zahn, Christina Applegate, and Andrea Bendewald.

9. The Art of the Steal (2013)

The Art of Steal is about a thief named Crunch Calhoun who decides to get back with his old gang in order to pull off one last robbery. Jonathan Sobol is the director of this film. It also stars Kurt Russell, Jay Baruchel, Katheryn Winnick, Chris Diamantopoulos.

8. In & Out (1997)

In this film, a Midwestern teacher use taken into questioning for his sexuality when a former student of the school makes a comment about it at the Academy Awards. Frank Oz is the director of this film. It also stars Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck.

7. Wild Things (1998)

It is a story where a police detective exposes a conspiracy involving a high-school guidance counselor who is charged with rape by two female students. The director of this film is John McNaughton. Along with Matt Dillon, it also stars Kevin Bacon, Neve Campbell, Denise Richards.

6. To Die For (1995)

‘To Die For’ is a film where a beautiful television personality films a documentary on teenagers with a secret motive. Gus Van Sant is the director of this film. Along with Matt Dillon, it also stars Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck.

5. There’s Something About Mary (1998)

‘There’s Something About Mary’ is a story about a man who gets an opportunity to meet his dream girl from high school following which he dates her and ends their relationship in a complete diasater. Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly are the directors of this film. Along with Matt Dillon, the other stars include Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans.

4. The Outsiders (1983)

The story of ‘The Outsiders’ reveals the enmity between two gangs, the poor Greasers, and the rich Socs. The story follows how each of them heat up when a member of the gang kills a member of the other gang. Francis Ford Coppola is the director of the film.  It also stars C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze along with Matt Dillon.

3. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

The story of ‘Drugstore Cowboy’ shows a pharmacy-robbing incapacitate villains and his crew pop who pills and avoid the law. Gus Van Sant is the director of the film and along with Matt Dillon, some other actors who worked in this film are Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, Heather Graham.

2. Over the Edge (1979)

In the film ‘Over the Edge’, a group of bored teenagers rebels against the authority in the community of New Granada. Jonathan Kaplan is the director of this film and it stars Matt Dillon along with Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig, Vincent Spano

1. Crash (2004)

Crash is a story depicting the lives of Los Angeles citizens which is vastly separate from one another and collides only when race, loss, and renovation are brought into the picture. It is directed by Paul Haggis and along with Mart Dillon, some other stars who worked in this film are Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton.

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