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List of the best Adam Arkin movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Adam Arkin'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 Adam Arkin movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Adam Arkin movies will be at the top of the list. Adam Arkin has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Adam Arkin movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Adam Arkin films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

With films ranging from Summer Eleven to Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Paula Patton - Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams - Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more

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Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin - A Serious Man is a 2009 dark comedy written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Michael Stuhlbarg as a Minnesota Jewish man whose life crumbles both ...more

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William Hurt, Elizabeth Perkins, Mandy Patinkin - The Doctor is a 1991 drama film directed by Randa Haines. It is loosely based on Dr. Edward Rosenbaum's 1988 book, A Taste Of My Own Medicine. The film stars William Hurt as Jack MacKee, a ...more

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Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow - Hanging Up is a 2000 American comedy-drama film about a trio of sisters who bond over the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them were particularly close. This film ...more

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Huey Lewis, Aimee Garcia, Adam Arkin - Graduation is a 2007 coming-of-age film starring Chris Lowell, Chris Marquette and Riley Smith released theatrically in May 2008. It was made in collaboration with the producers of The Virgin ...more

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Adam Arkin, Tom Hanks, Robert Wahlberg - The War is a seven-part American documentary television mini-series about World War II from the perspective of the United States. The program was produced by American filmmakers Ken Burns and ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Danny DeVito, John Goodman - Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School is a 2005 musical romance film produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films and directed by Randall Miller. It is based on a 1990 short film of the ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Sam Waterston, Hal Holbrook - Lewis Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery is a 1997 film directed by Ken Burns.

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James Garner, Eric Roberts, Ned Beatty - Roughing It is a 2001 film directed by Charles Martin Smith.

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Alan Arkin, Pat Morita, Ed McMahon - Full Moon High is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by Larry Cohen, centering on a high school werewolf who tries to keep his secret from others. He also ignores his girlfriend's ...more

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James Earl Jones, Charlie Korsmo, David Strathairn - Heat Wave is a film directed by Kevin Hooks released on August 13, 1990.

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Carol Burnett, Danny Glover, Alan Arkin - Chu Chu and the Philly Flash is a 1981 comedy film starring Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Ruth Buzzi, and Danny Aiello. It was released in 1981 by 20th Century Fox. Arkin plays a ...more

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Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood - Starring Academy Award® Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award® Nominee William H. Macy and Academy Award® Winner Helen Hunt, the film is based on the true story of California-based ...more

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Bill Murray, Elle Macpherson, Martin Scorsese - With Friends Like These... is a 1998 film by Philip Frank Messina. It stars Robert Costanzo, Jon Tenney, David Strathairn and Adam Arkin, and features a cameo by Bill Murray.

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Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Alan Arkin - The Fourth Wise Man is a 1985 drama film directed by Michael Ray Rhodes and written by Tom Fontana and Henry van Dyke.

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Summer Eleven Adam Arkin, Valerie Mahaffey, Deborah Theaker - Summer Eleven is a 2010 drama film written by and directed by Joseph Kell.

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William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, James Cromwell - A Slight Case of Murder is a 1999 TV film directed by Steven Schachter.

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Alan Arkin, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Julie Hagerty - Necessary Parties is a 1988 family drama film directed by Gwen Arner.

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It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy Paul Sorvino, Joanna Cameron, Adam Arkin - It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy is a 1974 black comedy starring Paul Sorvino as Harry Walters, a stout, real estate salesman, who is randomly picked up by a beautiful woman and then raped at ...more

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Tell-Tale Carla Gugino, Jesse Spencer, Clifton Collins - Tell-Tale is a 2010 short film written by Sebastian Gutierrez and directed by Greg Williams. "Carla Giugino and Adam Arkin star in this noirish mystery about a young couple who may or may ...more

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Keith David, Charles Durning, Sally Kellerman - Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony is a 1999 documentary by Ken Burns produced for National Public Radio and WETA. The documentary explores the ...more

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Smothered Marcia Gay Harden, Brooke D'Orsay, John C. McGinley - Smothered is a 2011 comedy TV film written by Ted Cohen, Andrew Reich and directed by Andy Ackerman.

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Laura Dern, Regina King, Diane Ladd - Damaged Care is a 2002 drama TV movie written by Ilene Chaiken and directed by Harry Winer.

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Sandrine Holt, Bellamy Young, Adam Arkin - Mission is a 2001 indie film written and directed by Loren Marsh.

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Tom Hanks, John Lithgow, George Takei - The National Parks: America's Best Idea is a 2009 documentary film for television, DVD and companion book by director/producer Ken Burns and producer/writer Dayton Duncan which features the ...more

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Just Peck Marcia Cross, Octavia Spencer, Brie Larson - Just Peck is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Michael A. Nickles and written by Marc Arneson.