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

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

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Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond Legends of the Fall is a 1994 American epic drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, and Henry Thomas. Based on the 1979 novella of ...more

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Practical Magic Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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Blink Madeleine Stowe, Laurie Metcalf, Aidan Quinn Blink is a 1994 neo-noir thriller film starring Madeleine Stowe and Aidan Quinn. Director Michael Apted was nominated for a Crystal Globe award for the film at the Karlovy Vary International ...more

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Avalon Elijah Wood, Elizabeth Perkins, Aidan Quinn Avalon is a 1990 drama film directed by Barry Levinson. It is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical four "Baltimore Films" set in his hometown during the 1940s, '50s, and '60s: ...more

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Benny & Joon Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy Benny & Joon is a 1993 romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two eccentric individuals, Sam and Juniper "Joon", find each other and fall in love. Aidan ...more

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This Is My Father John Cusack, James Caan, Brendan Gleeson This Is My Father is a 1998 Irish-American film directed by Paul Quinn. It tells the story of an Irish couple from the '30s and their son trying to find his roots.

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Michael Collins Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring Liam Neeson as Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War. ...more

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Reckless Daryl Hannah, Jennifer Grey, Aidan Quinn Reckless is a 1984 love story shot in the Appalachian Mountains and Rust Belt of Steubenville, Ohio, Weirton, West Virginia and Mingo Junction, Ohio. Starring Daryl Hannah and Aidan Quinn. ...more

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The Mission Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons The Mission is a 1986 British drama film about the experiences of a Jesuit missionary in 18th century South America. The film was written by Robert Bolt and directed by Roland Joffé. The ...more

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Music of the Heart Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Cloris Leachman Music of the Heart is a 1999 drama film, directed by Wes Craven and written by Pamela Gray. It was produced by Craven-Maddalena Films and Miramax Films, and distributed by Buena Vista ...more

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Haunted Kate Beckinsale, John Gielgud, Aidan Quinn Haunted is a 1995 British film, by veteran director Lewis Gilbert and starring Aidan Quinn, Kate Beckinsale, Anthony Andrews and John Gielgud. It is based on a novel of the same name by James ...more

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The Assignment Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland, Aidan Quinn The Assignment is a 1997 spy thriller film directed by Christian Duguay and starring Aidan Quinn in two roles, Donald Sutherland, and Ben Kingsley. The film, written by Dan Gordon and Sabi H. ...more

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An Early Frost Bill Paxton, Aidan Quinn, Gena Rowlands An Early Frost is a landmark 1985 TV movie, and the first major film, made for television or feature films, to deal with the topic of AIDS. It was first broadcast on the NBC television network ...more

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons, Aidan Quinn Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO ...more

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The Playboys Robin Wright, Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn The Playboys is a 1992 drama film written by Shane Connaughton and Kerry Crabbe, directed by Gillies MacKinnon.

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Stakeout Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss, Forest Whitaker Stakeout is a 1987 crime-comedy film directed by John Badham and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, and Forest Whitaker. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more

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At Play in the Fields of the Lord Kathy Bates, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah At Play in the Fields of the Lord is a 1991 adventure drama film directed by Héctor Babenco, adapted from the 1965 novel of the same name by American author Peter Matthiessen. The ...more

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Desperately Seeking Susan Madonna, Rosanna Arquette, John Turturro Desperately Seeking Susan is a 1985 American comedy-drama film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna.

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Stolen Summer Brian Dennehy, Aidan Quinn, Kevin Pollak Stolen Summer is a 2002 drama film about a Catholic boy who befriends a terminally ill Jewish boy and tries to convert him, believing that it is the only way the Jewish boy will get to Heaven. ...more

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Flipped Stefanie Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Penelope Ann Miller Flipped is a 2010 comedy-drama film written by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner and directed by Rob Reiner.

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A Shine of Rainbows Connie Nielsen, Aidan Quinn, Jack Gleeson A Shine of Rainbows, also known as Tomás and the Rainbows, is a 2009 Irish family drama, directed and co-written by Vic Sarin, and a film adaptation of the novel A Shine of Rainbows by ...more

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Evelyn Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn Evelyn is a 2002 drama film, loosely based on the true story of Desmond Doyle and his fight in the Irish courts to be reunited with his children. The film stars Sophie Vavasseur in the title ...more

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The Handmaid's Tale Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, Natasha Richardson The Handmaid's Tale is a 1990 film adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, directed by Volker Schlöndorff the film stars Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, ...more

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Sarah's Key Kristin Scott Thomas, Aidan Quinn, Niels Arestrup Sarah's Key is a 2010 French drama directed and co-written by Gilles Paquet-Brenner and an adaptation of the novel with the same title by Tatiana de Rosnay. Sarah's Key follows a journalist's ...more

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Songcatcher Emmy Rossum, Aidan Quinn, Janet McTeer Songcatcher is a 2000 drama film directed by Maggie Greenwald. It is about a musicologist researching and collecting Appalachian folk music in the mountains of western North Carolina. Although ...more

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Crusoe Oliver Platt, Timothy Spall, Aidan Quinn Crusoe is a 1989 film directed by Caleb Deschanel. It is a variation on the story told in the novel Robinson Crusoe, written by author Daniel Defoe. The film stars Aidan Quinn as Crusoe.

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Nine Lives Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning, Glenn Close Nine Lives is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Rodrigo García. The screenplay, an example of hyperlink cinema, relates nine short, loosely intertwined tales with nine ...more

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The Stars Fell on Henrietta Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, Brian Dennehy The Stars Fell on Henrietta is a 1995 drama film from Warner Bros., directed by James Keach and produced by Clint Eastwood.

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In Dreams Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Aidan Quinn In Dreams is a 1999 psychological thriller film directed by Neil Jordan. It stars Annette Bening as a New England illustrator who begins experiencing visions of a missing child who turns out to ...more

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The Lemon Sisters Diane Keaton, Nathan Lane, Elliott Gould The Lemon Sisters is a 1990 American film from Miramax Films directed by Joyce Chopra and written by Jeremy Pikser. The film was both a commercial and critical failure after being shelved for ...more

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Unknown Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson, January Jones Unknown is a 2011 thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. "Dr Martin Harris has come to rain-soaked Berlin for a biotechnology conference. But no sooner does he step into a taxi than ...more

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Wild Child Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer, Juno Temple Wild Child is a 2008 British-French-American teen romantic comedy-drama film starring Emma Roberts, Georgia King, Alex Pettyfer and Natasha Richardson. Wild Child is Richardson's last on-screen ...more

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Jonah Hex Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender, John Malkovich Jonah Hex is a 2010 American post-Civil War science fiction Western film loosely based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, the film is directed by ...more

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Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius Jim Caviezel, Claire Forlani, Malcolm McDowell Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius is a 2004 biographical drama film based on the life of Bobby Jones, the only player in the sport to win all four of the men's major golf championships in a single ...more

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The Eclipse CiarĂ¡n Hinds, Aidan Quinn, Casper Christensen The Eclipse is a 2009 film directed by Conor McPherson.

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Perfect Witness Brian Dennehy, Stockard Channing, Aidan Quinn Perfect Witness is a 1989 made-for-TV movie.

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The Big Valley Jessica Lange, Richard Dreyfuss, Sara Paxton The Big Valley is a 2011 Western film written by Daniel Adams, A.I. Bezzerides, and Louis F. Edelman and directed by Daniel Adams.

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Two of Us Aidan Quinn, Jared Harris Two of Us is a 2000 television drama which offers a dramatized account of April 24, 1976, six years after the break-up of The Beatles and the day in which Lorne Michaels made a statement on ...more

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The Exonerated Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover, Brian Dennehy The Exonerated is a made-for-cable television film that dramatizes the true stories of six people who had been wrongfully convicted of murder and other offenses, placed on death row, and later ...more

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The 5th Quarter Andie MacDowell, Aidan Quinn, Ryan Merriman The 5th Quarter is a 2010 American film written, directed and produced by Rick Bieber based on actual events.

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Looking for Richard Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey Looking for Richard is a 1996 documentary, drama film directed by Al Pacino.

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Song for a Raggy Boy Iain Glen, Aidan Quinn, Robert Sheehan Song For a Raggy Boy is a 2003 film directed by Aisling Walsh. It is based on the book of the same name by Patrick Galvin and is based on true events.

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, John Cleese Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro and Branagh. The picture was produced on a budget of $45 million and is ...more

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32A Aidan Quinn, Jared Harris, Orla Brady 32A is a 2008 feature film, directed by Marian Quinn, from her own script. It was shot principally in Dublin, with additional footage in Roscommon and Sligo. The script won the inaugural Tiernan ...more

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The Last Keepers Virginia Madsen, Aidan Quinn, Zosia Mamet The Last Keepers is a 2011 romance film written by Peter Hutchings, Christina Mengert and Claude Dal Farra and directed by Maggie Greenwald.

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Miracle Run Zac Efron, Mary-Louise Parker, Aidan Quinn Miracle Run is a 2004 Lifetime Television film starring Mary-Louise Parker, Zac Efron, Bubba Lewis, Aidan Quinn and Alicia Morton

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Handsome Harry Steve Buscemi, Aidan Quinn, Titus Welliver Handsome Harry is an American film written by Nicholas T. Proferes and directed by Bette Gordon. The first project produced by Worldview Entertainment, it stars Jamey Sheridan, Steve Buscemi and ...more

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A Private Matter Carla Gugino, William H. Macy, Sissy Spacek A Private Matter is a 1992 made-for-television drama based on the true 1962 story of Sherri Finkbine, a resident of Phoenix, Arizona in the first trimester of her fifth pregnancy. She was the ...more

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If I Were You Marcia Gay Harden, Aidan Quinn, Leonor Watling If I Were You is 2011 comedy drama film written and directer by Joan Carr-Wiggin.

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Festival of Lights Aidan Quinn, Jimi Mistry, Melinda Shankar Festival of Lights is a 2010 film directed and written by Shundell Prasad. It stars Melinda Shankar as the rebellious and mouthy Reshma, Jimi Mistry as Reshma's birth father, and Aidan Quinn as ...more