Bill Paxton - Rotten Tomatoes

Bill Paxton

Highest Rated:   100% The Terminator (1984)
Lowest Rated:   0% Term Life (2016)
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Birthplace:   Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Was in the crowd that greeted President Kennedy in Fort Worth, Texas on the morning on his assassination; pictures of Paxton can be seen at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. Caddied for legendary golfer Ben Hogan as a teenager. Worked as a set director for famous indie director/producer Roger Corman when he first arrived in Hollywood. Made and starred in the film short Fish Heads, which reached cult status after it aired on Saturday Night Live. Frequently worked with director James Cameron, including films like The Terminator (1984). Performed in the short-lived New Wave duo Martini Ranch; James Cameron directed the video for their song "Reach."

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Titanic in Dolby Vision
  • Brock Lovett
2017
16% The Circle
  • Actor
$20.5M 2017
81% Mean Dreams
  • Wayne
2017
0% Term Life
  • Detective Keenan
$13.5k 2016
No Score Yet The Gamechangers
  • Jack Thompson
2015
No Score Yet Pixies
  • Eddie
2015
No Score Yet Texas Rising Preview
  • Actor
2015
95% Nightcrawler
  • Joe Loder
2014
91% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow
  • Master Sergeant Farell
$77.2M 2014
64% Million Dollar Arm
  • Tom House
2014
No Score Yet Taking Tiger Mountain
  • Actor
2014
50% Parkland
  • Producer
$0.7M 2013
No Score Yet Red Wing
  • Jim Verret
2013
16% The Colony
  • Mason
2013
64% 2 Guns
  • Earl
$73.5M 2013
53% Shanghai Calling
  • Donald
2013
80% Haywire
  • Mr. Kane
$19M 2012
No Score Yet His Highness Hollywood
  • Actor
2008
20% The Good Life
  • Executive Producer
  • Robbie
2007
13% Haven
  • Carl Ridley
$0.2M 2006
63% The Greatest Game Ever Played
  • Director
$15.3M 2005
88% Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D
  • Ed Mitchell
$32.6M 2005
19% Thunderbirds
  • Jeff Tracy
$6.8M 2004
29% Club Dread
  • Coconut Pete
$4.6M 2004
45% Spy Kids 3-D - Game Over
  • Dinky Winks
2003
No Score Yet Resistance
  • Ted Brice
2003
80% Ghosts of the Abyss
  • Himself
$16.4M 2003
No Score Yet Festival Pass with Chris Gore
  • Actor
2002
74% Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
  • Dinky Winks
2002
73% Frailty
  • Director
  • Dad
$13.1M 2002
48% Vertical Limit
  • Elliot Vaughn
$67.8M 2000
68% U-571
  • Lt. Cdr. Mike Dahlgren
2000
52% Mighty Joe Young
  • Gregg O'Hara
1998
90% A Simple Plan
  • Hank Mitchell
1998
No Score Yet A Bright Shining Lie
  • John Paul Vann
1998
88% Titanic
  • Brock Lovett
1997
79% Traveller
  • Producer
  • Bokky
1997
23% The Evening Star
  • Jerry Bruckner
1996
57% Twister
  • Bill Harding
1996
63% The Last Supper
  • Zack
1996
95% Apollo 13
  • Fred Haise
1995
No Score Yet Frank & Jesse
  • Frank
1995
72% True Lies
  • Simon
1994
73% Tombstone
  • Morgan Earp
1993
19% Boxing Helena
  • Ray
1993
61% Indian Summer
  • Belston
1993
No Score Yet Future Shock
  • Vince
1993
No Score Yet Monolith
  • Tucker
1993
98% One False Move
  • Dale `Hurricane' Dixon
1992
No Score Yet The Vagrant
  • Graham Krakowski
1992
68% Trespass
  • Vince
1992
45% The Dark Backward
  • Gus
1991
28% Predator 2
  • Jerry Lambert
1990
19% Navy Seals
  • Dane
1990
No Score Yet The Last Of The Finest
  • Hojo
1990
50% Next of Kin
  • Gerald Gates
1989
17% Brain Dead
  • Jim Reston
1989
20% Slipstream
  • Matt Owen
1989
No Score Yet Pass The Ammo
  • Jesse Wilkes
1988
88% Near Dark
  • Severen
1987
98% Aliens
  • Pvt. Hudson
1986
No Score Yet Aliens (Special Edition)
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet An Early Frost
  • Bob Maracek
1985
70% Commando
  • Intercept Officer
1985
56% Weird Science
  • Chet
1985
No Score Yet The Atlanta Child Murders
  • Campbell
1985
100% The Terminator
  • Punk Leader
1984
20% Impulse
  • Eddie Russell
1984
65% Streets of Fire
  • Clyde
1984
38% The Lords of Discipline
  • Gilbreath
1983
No Score Yet Night Warning
  • Actor
1983
86% Stripes
  • Soldier
1981
No Score Yet Mortuary
  • Paul Andrews
1981
86% Crazy Mama
  • John
1975
13% The Groove Tube
  • Actor
1974

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2017
22% Training Day
2017
  • Frank Rourke
  • 2017
19% Texas Rising
2015
  • Sam Houston
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are?
2010
  • Appearing
  • 2015
95% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
2013
  • Agent John Garrett Agent Garrett
  • 2014
67% Hatfields & Mccoys
2012
  • Randall McCoy
  • 2012
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
85% Big Love
2006-2011
  • Bill Henrickson
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2007
  • 2006
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2004
  • 2003
No Score Yet Frasier
1993-2004
  • Voice of Ernie
  • 2003
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Voice
  • Narrator
  • 2001
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Host
  • Guest
  • 1999

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