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The Best Alan Cumming Movies

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

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

With films ranging from Romy and Michele's High School Reunion to Get Carter, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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    Dare
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    Dare

    Emmy Rossum, Rooney Mara

    Released2009

    Directed byAdam Salky

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  • 2
    Spice World
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    Spice World

    Elton John, Victoria Beckham

    Released1997

    Directed byBob Spiers

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  • 3
    Titus
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    Titus

    Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange

    Released1999

    Directed byJulie Taymor

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  • 4
    GoldenEye
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    GoldenEye

    Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen

    Released1995

    Directed byMartin Campbell

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  • 5
    The Anniversary Party
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    The Anniversary Party

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Kline

    Released2001

    Directed byJennifer Jason Leigh, Alan Cumming

    The Anniversary Party is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written, directed, produced by, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
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    Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

    Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo

    Released1997

    Directed byDavid Mirkin

    Romy and Michele's High School Reunion is a 1997 comedy film starring Lisa Kudrow, Mira... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Circle of Friends
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    Circle of Friends

    Colin Firth, Minnie Driver

    Released1995

    Directed byPat O'Connor

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  • 8
    Annie
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    Annie

    Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Bates

    Released1999

    Directed byRob Marshall

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  • 9
    Spy Kids
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    Spy Kids

    George Clooney, Teri Hatcher

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Spy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Tempest
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    The Tempest

    Russell Brand, Helen Mirren

    Released2010

    Directed byJulie Taymor

    The Tempest is a 2010 American film based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Josie and the Pussycats
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    Josie and the Pussycats

    Rosario Dawson, Tara Reid

    Released2001

    Directed byDeborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont

    Josie and the Pussycats is a 2001 American musical comedy film released by Universal Pictures... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Any Day Now
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    25

    Any Day Now

    Alan Cumming, Kelli Williams

    Released2012

    Directed byTravis Fine

    Any Day Now is a 2012 American drama film directed by Travis Fine who rewrote the original... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Emma
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    Emma

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor

    Released1996

    Directed byDouglas McGrath

    Emma is a 1996 period film based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen. Directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
    20
    20

    The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

    Kristen Stewart, Rosie O'Donnell

    Released2000

    Directed byBrian Levant

    The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas is a 2000 American family-romantic comedy film and prequel... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    The Smurfs
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    The Smurfs

    Katy Perry, Sofía Vergara

    Released2011

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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  • 16
    Investigating Sex
    14
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    Investigating Sex

    Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell

    Released2002

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Investigating Sex is a 2001 comedy/drama film written and directed by Alan Rudolph and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    X-Men 2
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    X-Men 2

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2003

    Directed byBryan Singer

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  • 18
    Spy Kids
    5
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    Spy Kids

    Carla Gugino, Daryl Sabara

    Released2001

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • 19
    ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
    7
    20

    ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway

    Alan Cumming, Tony Kushner

    Released2007

    Directed byDori Berinstein

    ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway is an American documentary film, the first feature film... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    The Real Cabaret
    7
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    The Real Cabaret

    Alan Cumming

    Released2009

    Directed byRichard Bright

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  • 21
    Burlesque
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    Burlesque

    Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell

    Released2010

    Directed bySteve Antin

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  • 22
    Boogie Woogie
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    Boogie Woogie

    Amanda Seyfried, Heather Graham

    Released2009

    Directed byDuncan Ward

    Boogie Woogie is a 2009 comedy film set in the art world of contemporary London. It is based... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Bernard and the Genie
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    30

    Bernard and the Genie

    Rowan Atkinson, Alan Cumming

    Released1991

    Directed byPaul Weiland

    Bernard and the Genie is a seventy-minute British TV film co-produced by Attaboy and Talkback... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
    14
    36

    Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

    Jessica Alba, Ricky Gervais

    Released2011

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Spy Kids: All the Time in the World is a 2011 Latino-American 4D family-oriented, comedy... more on Wikipedia
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    Gray Matters
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    Gray Matters

    Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan

    Released2007

    Directed bySue Kramer

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