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Best Kathy Bates Movies

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List of the best Kathy Bates movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Kathy Bates's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top Kathy Bates movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kathy Bates movies will be at the top of the list. Kathy Bates has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kathy Bates movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kathy Bates films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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  1. 1
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    Mary-Louise Parker, Kathy Bates, Chris O'Donnell

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    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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    Kathy Bates, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kathy Bates

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, James Cameron

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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Tim McGraw

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    Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Bates, Alan Cumming

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    Tyler Perry, Kathy Bates, Taraji P. Henson

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  9. 9
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    Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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    John Travolta, Bill Maher, Emma Thompson

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    Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey

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    Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney

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    Kevin Costner, Kathy Bates, Linda Hunt

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    Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

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    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman

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    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Owen Wilson

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    Julie Andrews, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates

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    Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman

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    Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

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    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Redford

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    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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    Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates, Dudley Moore

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    Rashida Jones, Brittany Murphy, Kathy Bates

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    Kathy Bates, David Warner, Rene Auberjonois

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    Carla Gugino, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen

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    Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Chris O'Donnell

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    Sharon Stone, Kathy Bates, J.J. Abrams

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Vince Vaughn

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  31. 31
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    Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway

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  32. 32
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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  33. 33
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    Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen

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  34. 34
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    Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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    Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Renée Zellweger

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    Colin Farrell, Ali Larter, Kathy Bates

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    Elizabeth Perkins, Kathleen Wilhoite, Lynn Redgrave

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  38. 38
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    Robert De Niro, Kathy Bates, Harvey Keitel

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    Edward Furlong, Kathy Bates, Soon-Tek Oh

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones

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    Charlie Sheen, Eva Mendes, Anna Faris

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  42. 42
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    Jay Leno, Kathy Bates, Ed Asner

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    Kathy Bates, Ed Begley, Jr., Bob Balaban

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    Kathy Bates, George C. Scott, James Van Der Beek

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    Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Gary Busey

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    You May Not Kiss the Bride Katharine McPhee, Tia Carrere, Mena Suvari

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Kathy Bates, Vincent D'Onofrio

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  48. 48
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    Personal Effects Michelle Pfeiffer, Ashton Kutcher, Kathy Bates

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    Kathy Bates, Anthony Edwards, Lori Singer

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    Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates, Shirley MacLaine

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