Best Ellen Burstyn Movies Films
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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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    Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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    Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith

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    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Harvey Keitel

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    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar

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    Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth

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    Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Patton

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    Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Art Carney

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    Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn

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    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Ellen Burstyn

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    Ann-Margret, Chris Evans, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Ellen Burstyn, Tom Skerritt, Gordon Pinsent

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    Louise Fletcher, Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn

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    Ellen Page, Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Zegers

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    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Josh Brolin

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    Hilary Duff, Ellen Burstyn, Melissa Leo

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    Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff, Sean Connery

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    Rachael Leigh Cook, Ellen Burstyn, Marla Sokoloff

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    Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix

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    Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn

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    Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, Ellen Burstyn

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    Elizabeth Banks, Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn

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    Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto

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    Meg Ryan, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andy García

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    Orlando Bloom, Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn

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    Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde

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    Ann-Margret, Gene Hackman, Ellen Burstyn

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    Rock Hudson, Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn

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    Carla Gugino, David Boreanaz, Ellen Burstyn

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    Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Edward Norton

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    Robin Williams, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn

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    Tina Louise, Ellen Burstyn, Nancy Sinatra

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    Brush With Fate Glenn Close, Ellen Burstyn, Kelly Macdonald

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    Ellen Burstyn, Mary McDonnell, Ted Levine

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    Julia Roberts, Ellen Burstyn, Alex Trebek

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    Clint Eastwood, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Fonda

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    Mark Hamill, Ellen Burstyn, Jonathan Taylor Thomas

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    Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Ellen Burstyn

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    Ellen Burstyn, Melina Mercouri, Andreas Voutsinas

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    Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Chloë Sevigny

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    Into Thin Air Ellen Burstyn, Tate Donovan, Robert Prosky

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    Kevin Spacey, Fred Savage, Ellen Burstyn

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    Christina Ricci, Ellen Burstyn, Catherine Keener

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    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dana Delany, Ellen Burstyn

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    Ellen Burstyn, Rebecca De Mornay, Richard Jenkins

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    Teri Garr, Ellen Burstyn, Alan Bates

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    Jane Seymour, Ellen Burstyn, Tom Skerritt

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