The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies Films

The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

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List of the best Ellen Burstyn movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ellen Burstyn's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Ellen Burstyn movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ellen Burstyn movies will be at the top of the list. Ellen Burstyn has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ellen Burstyn movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ellen Burstyn films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Ellen Burstyn role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ellen Burstyn performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items on this list include The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond and Within These Walls.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ellen Burstyn movies?" and "What are the greatest Ellen Burstyn roles of all time?"

Brett Ratner and Joel Schumacher have both worked with Ellen Burstyn over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Ellen Burstyn your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Brian Dennehy and Gena Rowlands films lists too.

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    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymor... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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    Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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    Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth

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    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Si... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith

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    The Last Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

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    Same Time, Next Year is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar

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    The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Harry and Tonto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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    The Spitfire Grill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Patton

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    The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Ann-Margret, Chris Evans

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    The King of Marvin Gardens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Ellen Burstyn, Bruce Dern

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    Silence of the North is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Tom Skerritt, Gordon Pinsent

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    The Stone Angel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Page, Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Zegers

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    Playing by Heart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff, Sean Connery

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    When a Man Loves a Woman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Meg Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy Garcia

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    The Five People You Meet in He... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Jon Voight, Jeff Daniels, Ellen Burstyn

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    The Fountain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn

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    Deceiver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Ellen Burstyn

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    The Ambassador is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Rock Hudson, Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn

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    Lovely, Still is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, Martin Landau

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    The Exorcist series is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Louise Fletcher, Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn

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    How to Make an American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto

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    According to Greta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Hilary Duff, Ellen Burstyn, Melissa Leo

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    The Baby-Sitters Club is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Ellen Burstyn, Marla Sokoloff

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    The Yards is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix

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    Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Samantha Mathis, Michael Imperioli

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    Roommates is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, Ellen Burstyn

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    The Wicker Man is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    W. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Josh Brolin

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    Dying Young is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Julia Roberts, Ellen Burstyn, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    You Can Thank Me Later is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Mary McDonnell, Ted Levine

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    Providence is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde

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    Main Street is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Orlando Bloom, Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn

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    Walking Across Egypt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Mark Hamill, Ellen Burstyn, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

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    The Cemetery Club is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Christina Ricci, Ellen Burstyn, Catherine Keener

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    Dear America: Letters Home fro... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Sean Penn

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    Down in the Valley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Edward Norton

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    For Those Who Think Young is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Tina Louise, Ellen Burstyn, Nancy Sinatra

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    The Mighty Macs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Carla Gugino, David Boreanaz, Ellen Burstyn

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    A Dream of Passion is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ellen Burstyn, Melina Mercouri, Andreas Voutsinas

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    Terror in the Aisles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Brush With Fate is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Brush With Fate Glenn Close, Ellen Burstyn, Kelly Macdonald

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    Into Thin Air is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Into Thin Air Ellen Burstyn, Tate Donovan, Robert Prosky

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    Mrs. Harris is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Chloë Sevigny

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    When You Remember Me is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Kevin Spacey, Fred Savage, Ellen Burstyn

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    Twice in a Lifetime is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Ann-Margret, Gene Hackman, Ellen Burstyn

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    The Patron Saint of Liars is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dana Delany, Ellen Burstyn

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    The Velveteen Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Jane Seymour, Ellen Burstyn, Tom Skerritt

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    Goodbye Charlie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Ellen Burstyn

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    Pack of Lies is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Ellen Burstyn Movies

    Teri Garr, Ellen Burstyn, Alan Bates

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