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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.

You can rank all of these films, from Benny & Joon to Cavedweller.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

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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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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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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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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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Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss, Forest Whitaker
Stakeout is a 1987 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 Kouf, ...more

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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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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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Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons, Aidan Quinn
This film 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 Films. The book on ...more

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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