The Best Anthony Edwards Movies  

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

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

This list is made up of films like El Diablo and Northfork.

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Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer
Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more
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John Goodman, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards
Revenge of the Nerds is a 1984 American comedy film about social life on a college campus. The film stars Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards, with Curtis Armstrong, Ted McGinley, Julia ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone ...more
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Mare Winningham, Anthony Edwards, Denise Crosby
Miracle Mile is a 1988 American apocalyptic thriller cult film written and directed by Steve De Jarnatt, and starring Anthony Edwards and Mare Winningham that takes place mostly in real time. It ...more
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Linda Fiorentino, Anthony Edwards, Alex Rocco
Gotcha! is a 1985 comedy-action film, starring Anthony Edwards and Linda Fiorentino and directed by Jeff Kanew, who also directed Anthony Edwards in Revenge of the Nerds in 1984.
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Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture
Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more
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Edward Furlong, Clancy Brown, Anthony Edwards
Pet Sematary Two is a 1992 horror film directed by Mary Lambert. The screenplay was written by Richard Outten. It is the sequel to the 1989 film Pet Sematary. The film stars Edward Furlong, ...more
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El Diablo Louis Gossett, Jr., Joe Pantoliano
El Diablo is a 1990 Comedy/Western film directed by Peter Markle, starring Anthony Edwards and Louis Gossett, Jr. It was co-written by Tommy Lee Wallace and John Carpenter.
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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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Lauren Bacall, Anjelica Huston, Robert Mitchum
Mr. North is a 1988 American comedy-drama film starring Anthony Edwards, based on the 1973 novel Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Danny Huston, the film became a family project; ...more
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James Cromwell, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Anthony Edwards
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise is the 1987 sequel to the 1984 comedy Revenge of the Nerds. Its cast featured most of the main actors from the earlier film, including Robert ...more
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Phil Hartman, Lara Flynn Boyle, Brian Doyle-Murray
How I Got Into College is a 1989 romantic comedy film directed by Savage Steve Holland and starring Anthony Edwards, Corey Parker, and Lara Flynn Boyle. This is the film debut for then-future ...more
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Bad Moon Rising Jared Robinsen, Todd Levi, Anthony Edwards
Bad Moon Rising is a 2009 action-horror film written by Peter Hamilton and Scott Hamilton and directed by Scott Hamilton.
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Vanessa Hudgens, Ben Kingsley, Bill Paxton
Thunderbirds is a 2004 British-American-French science-fiction comedy action-adventure film based on the 1960s television series of the same name, directed by Jonathan Frakes. The film, written ...more
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John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Nicollette Sheridan
The Sure Thing is a 1985 romantic comedy written by Steven L. Bloom and Jonathan Roberts and directed by Rob Reiner. The film stars John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, and Viveca Lindfors; it introduces ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker
The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, based on the novel by John Grisham. A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney ...more
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Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano
Downtown is a 1990 American police action comedy film directed by Richard Benjamin. This would be the second pairing of Anthony Edwards and Forest Whitaker both of whom played roles in Amy ...more
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Tiffany Brissette, Beau Bridges, Bonnie Bedelia
Heart Like a Wheel is a 1983 biographical film directed by Jonathan Kaplan and based on the life of drag racing driver Shirley Muldowney. It stars Bonnie Bedelia as Muldowney, and Beau Bridges ...more
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Michael J. Fox, Crispin Glover, Dawn Wells
High School U.S.A. is a 1983 television movie directed by Rodney Amateau. The film originally aired on NBC on October 16, 1983 and features an ensemble cast including Michael J. Fox, Anthony ...more
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Kate Bosworth, Stana Katic, Radha Mitchell
Big Sur is a 2013 American adventure drama film directed by Michael Polish. It is an adaptation of the 1962 novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The story is based on the time Kerouac spent ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo
Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery-thriller film directed by David Fincher and based on Robert Graysmith's non-fiction book of the same name. Zodiac tells the story of the manhunt for a person ...more
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Amanda Holden, Charles Dance, Jane Leeves
Don't Go Breaking My Heart is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Willi Patterson.
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Cheech Marin, Linda Fiorentino, Anthony Edwards
Charlie's Ghost: The Secret of Coronado is a 1995 Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure film written by Lance W. Dreesen and directed by Anthony Edwards.
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Betsy Russell, Lance Henriksen, Anthony Edwards
Delta Heat is a 1992 film directed by Michael Fischa and written by Sam A. Scribner. The buddy police film was shot in New Orleans, Louisiana. The screenplay was originally written by Bruce ...more
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The Night Before Christmas and More Christmas Stories Anthony Edwards