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

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

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

David Lynch has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jim Jarmusch and Orson Welles in terms of fame and success.

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best David Lynch Movies
Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George Mulholland Drive is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, and Justin Theroux. It tells the story of an aspiring ...more

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Blue Velvet Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern Blue Velvet is a 1986 American mystery thriller flm, written and directed by David Lynch. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern. The title is taken ...more

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The Elephant Man Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft The Elephant Man is a 1980 American-British biographical film about Joseph Merrick, a severely deformed man in 19th century London. The film was directed by David Lynch and stars John Hurt, ...more

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Eraserhead Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates, Jack Fisk Eraserhead is a 1977 American surrealist body horror film written and directed by filmmaker David Lynch. Shot in black-and-white, Eraserhead is Lynch's first feature-length film, coming after ...more

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Lost Highway Richard Pryor, Gary Busey, Patricia Arquette Lost Highway is a 1997 French-American psychological thriller film written and directed by David Lynch. Blending elements of horror and neo-noir, the plot features Bill Pullman as a man ...more

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Inland Empire Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern Inland Empire is a 2006 mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and was his first feature film since 2001's Mulholland Drive. The feature took two-and-a-half years to complete, and was ...more

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Wild at Heart Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini Wild at Heart is a 1990 American crime thriller film written and directed by David Lynch, and based on Barry Gifford's 1989 novel of the same name. Both the book and the film revolve around ...more

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The Straight Story Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Farnsworth The Straight Story is a 1999 biographical drama film directed by David Lynch. The film was edited and produced by Mary Sweeney, Lynch's longtime partner and co-worker. She co-wrote the script ...more

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Dune Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt Dune is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides and ...more

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Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream David Lynch, George A. Romero, Alejandro Jodorowsky Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream is a 2005 documentary written and directed by Stuart Samuels, based on his book on the subject. The film chronicles the period between 1970 and ...more

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Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch Mel Brooks, Patricia Arquette, David Lynch Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch is a documentary biographical TV movie directed by Toby Keeler.

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Great Directors David Lynch, Richard Linklater, Stephen Frears Great Directors is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by Angela Ismailos. In the film, Ismailos interviews directors of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including Bernardo ...more

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Lynch Weronika Rosati, Krzysztof Majchrzak, Phillip Patela Lynch is a 2007 documentary film directed by blackANDwhite.

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Boat David Lynch, Emily Stofle Boat is a short film directed by David Lynch, released in 2007 on the DVD anthology Dynamic:01.

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2012: Time for Change 2012: Time for Change is a 2010 feature-length documentary film based in part on the books of Daniel Pinchbeck, directed by João G. Amorim, and premiered on April 9, 2010 at the Lumiere ...more

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Rabbits Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Scott Coffey Rabbits is a 2002 series of short avant-garde, horror-comedy video films written and directed by David Lynch, although Lynch himself refers to it as a nine-episode sitcom. It depicts three ...more

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I Don't Know Jack Dennis Hopper, David Lynch