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The Best Anthony LaPaglia Movies 

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

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List contains films like The Guys, Lantana.

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Joel Schumacher and Woody Allen are among those who have directed Anthony LaPaglia at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire

Released: 1995

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

Released: 2006

Directed by: Judy Morris, George Miller, Warren Coleman

Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Bernadette Peters, Stanley Tucci

Released: 1989

Directed by: James Ivory

Slaves of New York is a 1989 comedy-drama Merchant Ivory Productions film. It was directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant, and starred Bernadette Peters, Adam Coleman Howard, Chris ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker

Released: 1994

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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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Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo

Released: 2002

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

The Salton Sea is a 2002 American neo-noir thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso, and starring Val Kilmer and Vincent D'Onofrio. Filming was done in Mecca, California and the Salton Sea.

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Angela Bassett, Don Rickles, Sam Raimi

Released: 1992

Directed by: John Landis

Innocent Blood is a 1992 American horror film directed by John Landis. The film stars Anne Parillaud as a beautiful French vampire who finds herself pitted against a gang of vicious men led by ...more

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Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart

Released: 1994

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more
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Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Michael Richards

Released: 1993

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

This film is a 1993 American romantic comedy thriller film starring Mike Myers and Nancy Travis. Myers plays Charlie McKenzie, a man afraid of commitment until he meets Harriet, who works at a ...more

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Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Adrien Brody

Released: 1999

Directed by: Spike Lee

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Oscar Isaac, Anthony LaPaglia, Damon Gameau

Released: 2009

Directed by: Robert Connolly

Balibo is a 2009 Australian war film that follows the story of the Balibo Five, a group of journalists who were captured and killed whilst reporting on activities just prior to the Indonesian ...more
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Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Manu Bennett

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ray Lawrence

Lantana is a 2001 drama film written by Andrew Bovell and Ray Lawrence.

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Betsy's Wedding Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci, Molly Ringwald

Released: 1990

Directed by: Alan Alda

Betsy's Wedding is a 1990 American romantic-comedy film written, directed by and starring Alan Alda. It co-stars Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Madeline Kahn, Joey Bishop, Joe Pesci, Anthony ...more
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Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Benjamin Bratt

Released: 1991

Directed by: Heywood Gould

One Good Cop is a 1991 American crime drama film written and directed by Heywood Gould and starring Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Anthony LaPaglia and Benjamin Bratt.

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Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

Released: 2002

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Analyze That is a 2002 mafia comedy film, and a sequel to the 1999 film Analyze This. The film was directed and co-written by Harold Ramis and stars Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal who ...more

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Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, Rachel Nichols

Released: 2000

Directed by: Joan Chen

Autumn in New York is a 2000 American romantic drama film directed by Joan Chen and starring Richard Gere, Winona Ryder, and Anthony LaPaglia. Written by Allison Burnett, the film is about a ...more
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Sharon Stone, Kevin Bacon, Nathan Lane

Released: 1991

Directed by: Marisa Silver, Ken Kwapis

He Said, She Said is a 1991 American romantic comedy directed by Ken Kwapis and Marisa Silver and starring Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins, Nathan Lane, Anthony LaPaglia and Sharon Stone.
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Uma Thurman, Sean Penn, Woody Allen

Released: 1999

Directed by: Woody Allen

Sweet and Lowdown is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film tells the story, set in the 1930s, of a fictional jazz guitarist named Emmet Ray who regards ...more
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Helen Mirren, John Cleese, Hugo Weaving

Released: 2010

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is a 2010 American-Australian computer-animated epic fantasy-adventure film based on the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series by Kathryn Lasky. Zack Snyder ...more

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Brad Pitt, Sofía Vergara, Robin Williams

Released: 2011

Directed by: George Miller

Happy Feet 2 in 3D is a 2011 animated film written and directed by George Miller.
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Brittany Murphy, Anjelica Huston, Ray Liotta

Released: 1998

Directed by: Danny Cannon

Phoenix is a 1998 American crime film directed by British director Danny Cannon and starring Ray Liotta. Liotta plays a cop whose gambling debt leaves him indebted to the underworld and ...more
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Danny Aiello, Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Forster

Released: 1991

Directed by: George Gallo

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Julie Christie, David Boreanaz, Monica Potter

Released: 2002

Directed by: Jon Sherman

I'm With Lucy is a 2002 romantic comedy directed by Jon Sherman starring Monica Potter in the title role, with Henry Thomas, David Boreanaz, Anthony LaPaglia, Gael Garcia Bernal and John
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Richard Dreyfuss, Beverly DAngelo, Eric Roberts

Released: 1999

Directed by: John McNaughton

Lansky is a 1999 American made-for-television crime drama film. Directed by John McNaughton, it stars Richard Dreyfuss as the famous gangster Meyer Lansky, Eric Roberts as Bugsy Siegel, and Ryan ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, Chloë Sevigny

Released: 1996

Directed by: Steve Buscemi

Trees Lounge is a 1996 comedy, drama film written and directed by Steve Buscemi.
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Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Laura Linney

Released: 2000

Directed by: Terence Davies

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