The best movies with Fred Ward

List of the 10 best movies starring Fred Ward, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Uncommon Valor
10

Uncommon Valor

Role in movie: Wilkes
A

group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...

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2 Guns
9

2 Guns

Role in movie: Admiral Tuwey
A

DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.

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Swing Shift
8

Swing Shift

Role in movie: Archibald 'Biscuits' Touie
I

n 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and with the other girls become increasingly expert workers. As the war drags on Kay finally dates her trumpet playing foreman and life gets complicated

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Farewell (L'affaire Farewell)
7

Farewell (L'affaire Farewell)

Role in movie: Ronald Reagan
T

he French intelligence service alerts the U.S. about a Soviet spy operation during the height of the Cold War, which sets off an unfortunate chain of events.

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Tremors
6

Tremors

Role in movie: Earl Bassett
H

ick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

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Short Cuts
5

Short Cuts

Role in movie: Stuart Kane
M

ulti-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary human condition is nevertheless fascinating. Based on nine stories and a prose poem by Raymond Carver.

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Escape from Alcatraz
4

Escape from Alcatraz

Role in movie: John Anglin
A

dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the notorious prison.

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Silkwood
3

Silkwood

Role in movie: Morgan
T

he story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.

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The Player
2

The Player

Role in movie: Walter Stuckel
A

studio executive is being blackmailed by a writer whose script he rejected but which one? Loaded with Hollywood insider jokes.

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The Right Stuff
1

The Right Stuff

Role in movie: Gus Grissom
T

om Wolfe's book on the history of the U.S. Space program reads like a novel, and the film has that same fictional quality. It covers the breaking of the sound barrier by Chuck Yeager to the Mercury 7 astronauts, showing that no one had a clue how to run a space program or how to select people to be in it. Thrilling, funny, charming and electrifying all at once.

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Fred Ward

Freddie Joe "Fred" Ward (born December 30, 1942) is an American actor. He began his career in 1979 alongside Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz. He is best known for his starring roles in the motion pictures Remo Williams, Tremors, Henry & June, Short Cuts, The Right Stuff and Exit Speed. Ward also acted in European movies. Description above from the Wikipedia article Fred Ward, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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