The Best Andrew McCarthy Movies  

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

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

This list features films like New Waterford Girl and Quiet Days in Clichy.

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Joel Schumacher and Paul W. S. Anderson are among those who have directed Andrew McCarthy at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Andrew McCarthy have also been known to enjoy films starring James Spader and Anthony Michael Hall.

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James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald
Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in 1980s American high schools. It is one of John Hughes' films starring Molly Ringwald, and is ...more

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#92 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #65 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #23 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson
St. Elmo's Fire is a 1985 American coming-of-age film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film, starring Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and Mare ...more

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#208 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #190 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #321 of 808 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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Kim Cattrall, James Spader, Andrew McCarthy
Mannequin is a 1987 romantic comedy fantasy film starring Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Meshach Taylor, James Spader, G. W. Bailey, and Estelle Getty. Directed and written by Michael Gottlieb, ...more

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#164 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #162 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #92 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies

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Straight from the Heart Andrew McCarthy, Teri Polo, Greg Evigan
Straight from the Heart is a made-for-TV movie that premiered on Hallmark Channel on February 9, 2003. It is based on the romance novel by Pamela Wallace.
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Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Skeet Ulrich
Weekend at Bernie's is a dark comedy film written by Robert Klane and directed by Ted Kotcheff. The film stars Andrew McCarthy and Jonathan Silverman as young insurance corporation employees who ...more

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#93 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #133 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #779 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland, Mary Stuart Masterson
Heaven Help Us is a 1985 comedy-drama film starring Andrew McCarthy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Donald Sutherland, Wallace Shawn, Stephen Geoffreys, John Heard, and Patrick Dempsey.

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#285 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #433 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Timelisted on Movies Set in Brooklyn

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Rob Lowe, John Cusack, Jacqueline Bissett
Class is a 1983 American romantic comedy-drama film, directed by Lewis John Carlino, starring Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe and Cliff Robertson, and is also the film debut of Andrew McCarthy, John ...more

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#369 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #393 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #651 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader
Less Than Zero is a 1987 American drama film very loosely based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel of the same name. The film stars Andrew McCarthy as Clay, a college freshman returning home for ...more

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#284 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #86 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #361 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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Helen Hunt, Kelly Preston, Andrew McCarthy
Only You is a 1992 film starring Andrew McCarthy, Kelly Preston, and Helen Hunt. The film was directed by Betty Thomas, in her film directing debut.
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Andrew McCarthy, Colin Quinn, Jessica Hecht
The Christmas Tree is a 1996 ABC television film directed by Sally Field.
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Andrew McCarthy, Barry Bostwick, Gary Dourdan
Weekend at Bernie's II is a comedy film released in 1993 by TriStar Pictures and was the sequel to the 1989 comedy Weekend at Bernie's with Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman and Terry Kiser ...more

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#885 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #44 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #21 of 101 The Worst Part II Movie Sequels

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Ming-Na Wen, Andrew McCarthy, Vivian Wu
The Joy Luck Club is a 1993 American film about the relationships between Chinese-American women and their Chinese mothers. Directed by Wayne Wang, the film is based on the eponymous 1989 novel ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich
Mulholland Falls is a 1996 American neo-noir thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and written by Pete Dexter. It stars Nick Nolte, Jennifer Connelly, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Madsen, Chris ...more
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Ben Stiller, Viggo Mortensen, Molly Ringwald
Fresh Horses is a 1988 coming of age drama film directed by David Anspaugh, and starring Andrew McCarthy and Molly Ringwald.
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham, Matthew Broderick
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director Alan Rudolph and former Washington Star reporter Randy Sue Coburn. Directed by Rudolph, it starred ...more
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Sharon Stone, Valeria Golino, Andrew McCarthy
Year of the Gun is a 1991 American thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer and starred Andrew McCarthy, Sharon Stone and Valeria Golino.
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Anything But Love Andrew McCarthy, Cameron Bancroft, Victor Argo
Anything But Love is a 2004 musical film directed by Robert Cary.
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Andrew McCarthy, Will Patton, Danny Pintauro
The Beniker Gang is a 1985 drama film. The story was written by Judie Angell and directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie stars Andrew McCarthy as Arthur Beniker, Jennifer Dundas as Cassie Beniker, ...more
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Matt Dillon, Kyra Sedgwick, Andrew McCarthy
Kansas is a 1988 film starring Matt Dillon and Andrew McCarthy. It tells the story of a young man returning home to attend a wedding who hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent ...more
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Jerry Stiller, Andrew McCarthy, Taylor Dayne
Stag is a 1997 American thriller film, directed by Gavin Wilding, made for HBO and later released theatrically after drawing large ratings. Stag features an ensemble cast including Ben Gazzara, ...more
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Andrew McCarthy, Fiona Fullerton, Sonny Shroyer
Heaven Must Wait is a 2001 drama film directed by Tom Reeve.
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Jason Isaacs, Edie Falco, Honor Blackman
The Sight is a 2000 mystery-thriller TV film written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.
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Orlando Bloom, Colin Firth, Ellen Burstyn
Main Street is a 2010 drama film about several residents of Durham, North Carolina, a city in the Southern U.S., whose lives are changed by the arrival of a stranger with a controversial plan to ...more
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Andrew McCarthy, Cathy Moriarty, Mark McKinney
New Waterford Girl is a Canadian drama-comedy film, released in 1999. The film was directed by Allan Moyle, and written by Tricia Fish. New Waterford Girl stars Liane Balaban as Agnes-Marie ...more
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Andrew McCarthy, Scott Glenn, Wayne Newton
Night of the Running Man is a 1995 American crime thriller directed by Mark L. Lester and written by Lee Wells, who adapted it from his novel of the same name. It stars Andrew McCarthy and Scott ...more