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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. We all became Katy Bate's "number one fan" after her Oscar-winning performance in Misery. Kathy Bates'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 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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Fried Green Tomatoes and Titanic.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kathy Bates movies?" and "What are the greatest Kathy Bates roles of all time?" If you're a fan of Kathy Bates' bone-chilling performances, you might also enjoy our list of best James Caan movies and best Jessica Lang movies.


Kathy Bates has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Tyler Perry and Robert Altman. Kathy Bates has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Alfre Woodard and Margo Martindale in terms of fame and success.


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    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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

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    Kathy Bates, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, James Cameron

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    Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kathy Bates

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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Tim McGraw

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    Elizabeth Perkins, Kathleen Wilhoite, Lynn Redgrave

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    Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey

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    Tyler Perry, Kathy Bates, Taraji P. Henson

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    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Redford

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    John Travolta, Bill Maher, Emma Thompson

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    Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Bates, Alan Cumming

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    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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    Kevin Costner, Kathy Bates, Linda Hunt

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    Julie Andrews, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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    Edward Furlong, Kathy Bates, Soon-Tek Oh

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    Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermot Mulroney

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    Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates, Dudley Moore

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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    Rashida Jones, Brittany Murphy, Kathy Bates

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    Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Chris O'Donnell

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    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Owen Wilson

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    Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Vince Vaughn

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    Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman

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    Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Renée Zellweger

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

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    Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones

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    Carla Gugino, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen

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    Sharon Stone, Kathy Bates, J.J. Abrams

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    Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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    Colin Farrell, Ali Larter, Kathy Bates

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    Kathy Bates, David Warner, Rene Auberjonois

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    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman

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    Robert De Niro, Kathy Bates, Harvey Keitel

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    Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Stephen Tobolowsky

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

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    Meg Ryan, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates

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    Personal Effects Michelle Pfeiffer, Ashton Kutcher, Kathy Bates

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

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    Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen

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    Charlie Sheen, Eva Mendes, Anna Faris

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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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    Tom Berenger, Tom Waits, Kathy Bates

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    Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Gary Busey

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