The Best Austin Pendleton Movies

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

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

List features films like Guarding Tess and Manna from Heaven.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Austin Pendleton movies?" and "What are the greatest Austin Pendleton roles of all time?"

Austin Pendleton has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ron Howard and John Fortenberry.

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  • My Cousin Vinny
    1
    Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
  • What's Up, Doc?
    2
    Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
  • A Beautiful Mind
    3
    Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Ron Howard
  • Finding Nemo
    4
    Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Andrew Stanton
  • Catch-22
    5
    Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Mike Nichols
  • Short Circuit
    6
    Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: John Badham
  • Christmas with the Kranks
    7
    Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Joe Roth
  • The Muppet Movie
    8
    Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton, Steve Martin
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: James Frawley
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces
    9
    Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Barbra Streisand
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
    10
    Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Sean Leonard
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: James Ivory
  • My Boyfriend's Back
    11
    Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Bob Balaban
  • 2 Days in the Valley
    12
    Danny Aiello, Glenne Headly, Jeff Daniels
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: John Herzfeld
  • The Associate
    13
    Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Donald Petrie
  • Skidoo
    14
    Jackie Gleason, Groucho Marx, Carol Channing
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Otto Preminger
  • Two Much
    15
    Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Fernando Trueba
  • Starting Over
    16
    Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Candice Bergen
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
  • The Proprietor
    17
    Sean Young, Sam Waterston, Nell Carter
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Ismail Merchant
  • Hello Again
    18
    Shelley Long, Corbin Bernsen, Judith Ivey
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Frank Perry
  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
    19
    Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Oliver Stone
  • A River Made to Drown In
    20
    Richard Chamberlain, Talia Shire, Richard Riehle
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: James Merendino
  • The Thief Who Came to Dinner
    21
    Ryan O'Neal, Jacqueline Bisset, Warren Oates
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Bud Yorkin
  • The 4th Floor
    22
    Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Artie Lange
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Josh Klausner
  • Guarding Tess
    23
    Shirley MacLaine, Nicolas Cage, Austin Pendleton
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Hugh Wilson
  • Mr. Nanny
    24
    Hulk Hogan, Sherman Hemsley, Austin Pendleton
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Michael Gottlieb
  • Diary of the Dead
    25
    Geraldine Fitzgerald, Héctor Elizondo, Austin Pendleton
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Arvin Brown