Entertainment 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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Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana
Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more

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A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Austin Pendleton Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard
A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio
My Cousin Vinny is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer and directed by Jonathan Lynn. The film stars Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Lane Smith, Bruce ...more

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Barbra Streisand, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn
What's Up, Doc? is a 1972 screwball comedy film released by Warner Bros., directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, and Madeline Kahn in her first feature film ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy, Austin Pendleton
Short Circuit is a 1986 American comic science fiction film directed by John Badham, and written by S. S. Wilson and Brent Maddock. The film's plot centers upon an experimental military robot ...more

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Barbra Streisand, Pierce Brosnan, Elle Macpherson
The Mirror Has Two Faces is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film produced and directed by Barbra Streisand, who also stars. The screenplay by Richard LaGravenese is loosely based on the ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen
Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. It was directed by Joe Roth with a screenplay by Chris Columbus, ...more

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Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor
The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series of live-action feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Directed by James Frawley, the film's ...more

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Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight
Catch-22 is a 1970 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller. In creating a black comedy revolving around the "lunatic characters" of Heller's satirical novel set ...more

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Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher, James Spader
2 Days in the Valley is a 1996 film directed by John Herzfeld that revolves around the events over 48 hours in the lives of a group of people who are drawn together.

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Paul Newman, Kyra Sedgwick, Blythe Danner
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge is a 1990 Merchant Ivory film based on the novels by Evan S. Connell of the same name. It is directed by James Ivory, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and produced ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman
My Boyfriend's Back is a 1993 American romantic black comedy film directed by Bob Balaban which tells the story of Johnny Dingle, a teenage boy who returns as a zombie to meet Missy McCloud, the ...more

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Kevin Bacon, Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen
Starting Over is a 1979 American comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen and Jill Clayburgh which tells the story of a recently divorced man who is torn between his new girlfriend and ...more

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Sean Young, Sam Waterston, Nell Carter
The Proprietor is a 1996 film. It is a U.S.-French co-production Merchant Ivory film, directed by Ismail Merchant for Jeanne Moreau's request.

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Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith
Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and Carol Channing, written by Doran William Cannon and released by Paramount Pictures on December 19, 1968.

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Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah
Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same name, and is also a remake of the 1984 French comedy film Le Jumeau, which was also based on ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Griffiths
Guarding Tess is a 1994 film starring Shirley MacLaine and Nicolas Cage, directed by Hugh Wilson. MacLaine plays a fictional former First Lady protected by an entourage of Secret Service agents ...more

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Jacqueline Bissett, Ryan O'Neal, Ned Beatty
The Thief Who Came to Dinner is a 1973 comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and based on the novel by Terrence Lore Smith. The film stars Ryan O'Neal and Jacqueline Bisset, with Charles Cioffi, ...more

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Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Artie Lange
The 4th Floor is a 1999 film, written and directed by Josh Klausner. The film stars Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Shelley Duvall and Austin Pendleton. The film was released in 1999 in Germany, ...more

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Sela Ward, Gabriel Byrne, Shelley Long
Hello Again is a 1987 American romantic fantasy-comedy film, directed and produced by Frank Perry, written by Susan Isaacs and starring Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen, ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Allison Janney, Eli Wallach
The Associate is a 1996 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Timothy Daly, Bebe Neuwirth, Austin Pendleton and Lainie Kazan. The film is a remake of the 1979 French film ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is a 2010 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone, a sequel to Wall Street. The film takes place in New York, 23 years after the original and revolves around ...more

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Carmen Electra, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear
Uptown Girls is a 2003 teen comedy film directed by Boaz Yakin, who was working from a screenplay which Julia Dahl, Mo Ogrodnik and Lisa Davidowitz had adapted from the story by Allison Jacobs. ...more

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Charlize Theron, Jennifer Coolidge, Jeff Daniels
Trial and Error is a 1997 release from New Line Cinema starring Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, and Charlize Theron, about an attorney and the attorney's actor friend, who takes his place in ...more

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Richard Chamberlain, Talia Shire, Richard Riehle
A River Made to Drown In is a 1997 drama film starring Michael Imperioli, Richard Chamberlain, Ute Lemper and James Duval. Directed by James Merendino, Merendino had his name removed and the ...more