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

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

List features films like Albert Schweitzer and The Stunt Man.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Barbara Hershey include names like Joel Schumacher, Martin Scorsese and Garry Marshall.

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Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe The Entity is a horror film based on the novel of the same name by Frank De Felitta. It stars Barbara Hershey as a woman tormented by an invisible assailant. Despite being filmed and planned for ...more

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Tom Berenger, Barbara Hershey, Wilford Brimley Last of the Dogmen is a 1995 American Western adventure film written and directed by Tab Murphy and starring Tom Berenger and Barbara Hershey. Set in the mountains of northwest Montana near the ...more

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Beaches is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey Beaches, is a 1988 American comedy-drama film adapted by Mary Agnes Donoghue from the Iris Rainer Dart novel of the same name. It was directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Bette Midler, Barbara ...more

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Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey Hoosiers is a 1986 sports film written by Angelo Pizzo and directed by David Anspaugh. It tells the story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship. It ...more

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Christian Bale, Viggo Mortensen The Portrait of a Lady is a 1996 film adaptation of Henry James's novel The Portrait of a Lady directed by Jane Campion. The film stars Nicole Kidman, Barbara Hershey, John Malkovich, ...more

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A Killing in a Small Town Brian Dennehy, Barbara Hershey, Hal Holbrook A Killing in a Small Town is a 1990 CBS television movie directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starring Barbara Hershey and Brian Dennehy. Co-star Barbara Hershey won a 1990 Primetime Emmy Award ...more

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Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. The plot revolves around a production ...more

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Barbara Hershey, Bruce Davison, Richard Thomas Last Summer is a 1969 coming-of-age movie about adolescent sexuality based on the novel Last Summer by Evan Hunter. Director Frank Perry filmed at Fire Island locations. The stars of the film ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Manu Bennett Lantana is a 2001 drama film written by Andrew Bovell and Ray Lawrence.

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Winger A Dangerous Woman is a 1993 film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal. The screenplay was written by his then wife Naomi Foner, loosely based on the award winning novel of the same name by Mary ...more

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Tim Roth, Barbara Hershey, David Suchet A World Apart is a 1988 anti-Apartheid drama, written by Shawn Slovo and directed by Chris Menges. It is based on the lives of Slovo's parents, Ruth First and Joe Slovo. The film was a ...more

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Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld Falling Down is a 1993 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Ebbe Roe Smith. The film stars Michael Douglas in the lead role of William Foster, a divorcé and unemployed ...more

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The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in ...more

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Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh Whannell, and starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey. It is the first installment ...more

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Doris Day, George Carlin, Barbara Hershey With Six You Get Eggroll is a romantic comedy film starring Doris Day and Brian Keith. The cast includes Barbara Hershey, George Carlin, and Pat Carroll. This was Day's final acting appearance ...more

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David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel The Last Temptation of Christ is a 1988 American-Canadian epic drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. Written by Paul Schrader with uncredited rewrites from Scorsese and Jay Cocks, the film is ...more

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Danny DeVito, Richard Dreyfuss, Barbara Hershey Tin Men is a 1987 comedy film written and directed by Barry Levinson, produced by Mark Johnson, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, and Barbara Hershey. It is the second of Levinson's ...more

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Barbara Hershey, Martha Plimpton, Jill Clayburgh Shy People is a critically acclaimed 1987 American drama about two branches of a family that reunite with tragic results, starring Barbara Hershey, Jill Clayburgh, and Martha Plimpton. It was ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Patricia Clarkson, Barbara Hershey Tune in Tomorrow is a 1990 film comedy directed by Jon Amiel. It is based on the Mario Vargas Llosa novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, and was released under that name in many countries. ...more

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Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and ...more

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Shelley Winters, Barbara Hershey, Robert Shaw Diamonds is a 1975 Israeli-American heist film. Robert Shaw stars in a dual role as twin brothers. Richard Roundtree, Barbara Hershey and Shelley Winters are co-stars. The film was also released ...more

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Paris Trout Ed Harris, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey Paris Trout is a 1991 drama film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, starring Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey, and Ed Harris. It is based on the National Book Award-winning novel Paris Trout by the ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Barbara Hershey, Alex Rocco The Stunt Man is a 1980 American film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, and Barbara Hershey. The movie was adapted by Lawrence B. Marcus and Rush from the novel ...more

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Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Owen Wilson Breakfast of Champions is a 1999 American comedy film adapted and directed by Alan Rudolph from the novel of the same name by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. It was entered into the 49th Berlin International ...more

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Hilary Swank, Patrick Swayze, Rachael Leigh Cook 11:14 is a 2003 American indie thriller. The film was edited in a way that the various scenes of the movie end exactly at 11:14 PM.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cleese, Rick Moranis Splitting Heirs is a 1993 British film starring Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, Barbara Hershey, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cleese and Sadie Frost. The film was directed by Robert Young, and features ...more

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Kris Kristofferson, Leelee Sobieski, Michelle Fairley A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries is a 1998 drama film directed by James Ivory and written by James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Leelee Sobieski ...more

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David Arquette, Erika Christensen, Barbara Hershey Riding the Bullet is a 2004 horror film, directed by Mick Garris. It is an adaptation of a Stephen King novella of the same name. The movie, which received a limited theatrical release, was not ...more

5 3
Experiments in Terror is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Experiments in Terror Barbara Hershey, Cesar Romero, Ronald Lacey

5 3
Americana is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Americana David Carradine, Barbara Hershey, Michael Greene Americana is a 1983 American drama film starring, produced, edited and directed by David Carradine. The screenplay and story, written by Richard Carr, was based on a portion of the 1947 novel, ...more

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Uncross the Stars Ron Perlman, Barbara Hershey, Daniel Gillies

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Barbara Hershey, Glenn Ford, Carolyn Jones Heaven with a Gun is a 1969 American western film starring Glenn Ford.

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Barbara Hershey Faerie Tale Theatre: The Nightingale is a 1983 children's fantasy TV episode written by Joan Micklin Silver and directed by Ivan Passer.

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Trial by Combat Barbara Hershey, Peter Cushing, John Mills Trial by Combat is a 1976 film directed by Kevin Connor. It stars John Mills and Donald Pleasence.

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Martin Scorsese, David Carradine, Barbara Hershey Boxcar Bertha is a 1972 American film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a loose adaptation of Sister of the Road, an autobiographical account of Bertha Thompson written by Ben L. Reitman. It ...more

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Barbara Hershey, Sam Shepard, J. T. Walsh Defenseless is a 1991 film directed by Martin Campbell.

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Barbara Hershey, Robert Klein, E. G. Marshall The Pursuit of Happiness is a 1971 American drama film about a student who goes on the run to avoid serving his full prison sentence for vehicular manslaughter. The film was directed by Robert ...more

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Barbara Hershey, Carol Lynley, Naveen Andrews Drowning on Dry Land is a 1999 drama film written by Julie Jacobs and Sheila Nayar and directed by Carl Colpaert.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, David Schwimmer, Toni Collette The Pallbearer is a 1996 American romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, Michael Vartan, Michael Rapaport, and ...more

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Barbara Hershey, Art Carney, Eddie Albert Take This Job and Shove It is a 1981 film starring Robert Hays, Barbara Hershey, Art Carney, and David Keith, and directed by Gus Trikonis. The film was named after a popular country song, ...more

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Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning Shirley MacLaine, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Blanchard Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning is the fourth film in the Anne of Green Gables film series. It was released as a television film in 2008 on CTV. Before the broadcast, CTV had recently ...more

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Short: International Release #... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Short: International Release #2 Nicole Kidman, Pierce Brosnan, John Malkovich Short: International Release #2 is a film directed by Jane Campion.

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Paradise is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Paradise Barbara Hershey, David Strathairn, Elaine Stritch

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Barbara Hershey, Scott Glenn, Madge Kennedy The Baby Maker is a film directed and co-written by James Bridges and released by National General Pictures.

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Joe Pesci, Stanley Tucci, Barbara Hershey The Public Eye is a 1992 neo-noir film written and directed by Howard Franklin, produced by Sue Baden-Powell, and starring Joe Pesci and Barbara Hershey. Stanley Tucci and Richard Schiff appear ...more

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Richard Harris, Barbara Hershey, Maximilian Schell Abraham is a 1994 television movie based on the life of the Biblical patriarch Abraham. It was shot in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

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Ann Rule Presents: The Strange... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Barbara Hershey Movies
Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me Barbara Hershey, Billy Campbell, Kevin Dunn Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me is a 2003 crime-drama TV movie directed by Paul Shapiro.

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The Staircase Barbara Hershey, Diane Ladd, William Petersen The Staircase is a 1998 television film.

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Love Comes Quietly Barbara Hershey Love Comes Quietly is a 1973 Belgian-Dutch drama film directed by Nikolai van der Heyde. It was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival. Barbara Hershey won a Gold Medal at the ...more