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The Best Beau Bridges Movies 

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

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

List films include Evel Knievel, Honky Tonk Freeway and many additional films as well.

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

Beau Bridges is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Soderbergh, Simon Wincer and Sidney Lumet.

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Beau Bridges, Dabney Coleman, Griffin Dunne

Released: 1975

Directed by: Larry Peerce

The Other Side of the Mountain is a 1975 American film based on a true story of ski racing champion Jill Kinmont. In early 1955, Kinmont was the national champion in slalom and was a top U.S. ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly

Released: 1989

Directed by: Steve Kloves

The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and directed by Steve Kloves, and starring real life brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges as two brothers ...more

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Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle

Released: 1979

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Norma Rae is a 1979 American drama film about a factory worker from a small town in North Carolina who becomes involved in the labor union activities at the textile factory where she works. The ...more

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Beau Bridges

Released: 1970

Directed by: Hal Ashby

The Landlord is a 1970 film directed by Hal Ashby, based on the novel by Kristin Hunter. The film stars Beau Bridges in the lead role of a well-to-do white man who becomes landlord of an ...more

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George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer

Released: 2011

Directed by: Alexander Payne

The Descendants is a 2011 American drama film directed by Alexander Payne. The screenplay by Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash is based on the novel of the same name by Kaui Hart Hemmings. The film ...more

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Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gary Winick

Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action/computer-animated feature film based on the popular book of the same name by E. B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount ...more

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Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

Released: 1996

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. It was ...more

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Beau Bridges, Shelley Duvall, Harland Williams

Released: 1997

Directed by: Stuart Gillard

RocketMan is a 1997 comic science fiction film directed by Stuart Gillard, and starring Harland Williams, Jessica Lundy, William Sadler and Jeffrey DeMunn. It was produced by Walt Disney ...more
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Chuck Norris, Danica McKellar, Joe Piscopo

Released: 1992

Directed by: Aaron Norris

Sidekicks is a 1992 action film starring Jonathan Brandis and Chuck Norris.

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Tiffany Brissette, Beau Bridges, Bonnie Bedelia

Released: 1983

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

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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Jeff Bridges, Frances McDormand, Jena Malone

Released: 1996

Directed by: Martin Bell

Hidden in America is a 1996 American television film about poverty in the United States. The film is directed by Martin Bell and stars Beau Bridges, Bruce Davison, and Alice Krige. Bridges plays ...more
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Kaley Cuoco, Kim Delaney, Beau Bridges

Released: 2004

Directed by: John Lafia

10.5 is a 2004 disaster film directed by John Lafia which aired as a television miniseries in the United States on May 2, 2004 and May 3, 2004. The plot focuses on a series of catastrophic ...more

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Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe, Seth Green

Released: 1984

Directed by: Tony Richardson

The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Tony Richardson and stars Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, ...more

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Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges, Bonnie Bedelia

Released: 2000

Directed by: Del Shores

Sordid Lives is a 2000 independent film, written and directed by Del Shores. The movie is based on Shores' play of the same name and includes elements of his life, according to the director's ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Christian Slater, Fred Savage

Released: 1989

Directed by: Todd Holland

The Wizard is a 1989 adventure comedy-drama film starring Fred Savage, Christian Slater, Jenny Lewis and Luke Edwards. It was also Tobey Maguire's film debut. The film follows three children as ...more

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George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

The Good German is a 2006 film adaptation of the novel by Joseph Kanon. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh, and stars George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, and Tobey Maguire. Set in Berlin following ...more
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Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Olga Kurylenko

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Moore

Max Payne is a 2008 American neo-noir action film loosely based on the video game series of the same name developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Rockstar Games. It was written by ...more

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Amy Smart, Selma Blair, Giovanni Ribisi

Released: 2010

Directed by: George Gallo

Columbus Circle is an independent thriller film directed by George Gallo and co-written by Gallo and Kevin Pollak. The film stars Selma Blair, Giovanni Ribisi, Beau Bridges, Amy Smart, Jason ...more
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James Earl Jones, Anjelica Huston, Robert Shaw

Released: 1976

Directed by: James Goldstone

Swashbuckler is a romantic adventure film produced in the U.S. by Universal Studios and released in 1976. The film is based on the story “The Scarlet Buccaneer”, written by Paul Wheeler and ...more
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Garcelle Beauvais, Dean Cain, Frank Langella

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Lafia

10.5: Apocalypse is a 2006 television miniseries written and directed by John Lafia. A sequel to 2004's 10.5, the film follows a series of catastrophic seismic disasters including earthquakes, ...more

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Ron Howard, Beau Bridges, Toni Basil

Released: 1965

Directed by: Bert I. Gordon

Village of the Giants is a 1965 science-fiction/comedy movie with many elements of the beach party film genre. It was produced, directed and written by Bert I. Gordon, and based loosely on H.G. ...more
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Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo, Jessica Tandy

Released: 1981

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 comedy film directed by John Schlesinger. The film, conceived and co-produced by Don Boyd, was one of the most expensive box office flops in history, losing its ...more
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Richard Pryor, Pam Grier, Beau Bridges

Released: 1977

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Greased Lightning is a 1977 American biographical film, starring Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges, and Pam Grier, and directed by Michael Schultz. Greased Lightning is a film loosely based on the ...more

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Jane Seymour, Beau Bridges, Harry Andrews

Released: 1977

Directed by: Don Sharp

The Four Feathers is a 1977 British television film adaptation of the classic novel The Four Feathers by novelist A.E.W. Mason. Directed by Don Sharp, this version starred Beau Bridges, Robert ...more
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Ringo Starr, John Stamos, Sammy Davis

Released: 1985

Directed by: Harry Harris

Alice in Wonderland is a two-part film adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice books. An Irwin Allen production, it was a special made for television and used a huge all-star cast of notable actors ...more