Special Report

These Are Edward Norton's Best and Worst Movies

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12. Red Dragon (2002)
> Fellow leads: Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel
> Director: Brett Ratner
> Domestic box office: $92.96 million

Norton plays Will Graham, the FBI agent responsible for the capture of Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Graham is brought out of retirement to chase another killer, and accepts Lecter’s help in the pursuit.

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11. The Italian Job (2003)
> Fellow leads: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron
> Director: F. Gary Gray
> Domestic box office: $106.13 million

Here Norton works for a group of professional thieves as their man on the inside for a heist in Venice.

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10. Rounders (1998)
> Fellow leads: Matt Damon, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich
> Director: John Dahl
> Domestic box office: $22.92 million

Norton and Matt Damon are a pair of talented card players who end up deeply in debt to the wrong people and have to win big to survive.

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9. The Illusionist (2006)
> Fellow leads: Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell
> Director: Neil Burger
> Domestic box office: $39.87 million

Norton plays a late 19th Century magician who uses his craft to win his beloved’s heart and protect her from the power of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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8. The Painted Veil (2006)
> Fellow leads: Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Catherine An
> Director: John Curran
> Domestic box office: $8.06 million

As a doctor in a loveless marriage, Norton travels with his wife to China, where he has agreed to help treat a cholera outbreak.