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The Best Jonathan Brandis Movies

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

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

Items on this list include The Year That Trembled and The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter.

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    It

    Tim Curry, Seth Green

    Released1990

    Directed byTommy Lee Wallace

    It (ABC, 1990) is a psychological horror drama miniseries based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. The story revolves around an inter-dimensional predatory life-form, which has the ability to...  more

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    Sidekicks

    Chuck Norris, Danica McKellar

    Released1992

    Directed byAaron Norris

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

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    Ladybugs

    Rodney Dangerfield, Tommy Lasorda

    Released1992

    Directed bySidney J. Furie

    Ladybugs is a sports-comedy family film released in 1992 starring Rodney Dangerfield and directed by Sidney J. Furie. Dangerfield plays a businessman who takes over a girls soccer team which the...  more

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    Fall Into Darkness

    Tatyana Ali, Jonathan Brandis

    Released1996

    Directed byMark Sobel

    Fall Into Darkness is a film directed by Mark Sobel released on Nov 5, 1996....  more
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    Stepfather II

    Jonathan Brandis, Terry O'Quinn

    Released1989

    Directed byJeff Burr

    Stepfather II also known as Stepfather 2: Make Room for Daddy, is a 1989 psychological thriller film directed by Jeff Burr from a screenplay written by John Auerbach. It is the sequel to the first...  more
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    The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter

    Jonathan Brandis, John Wesley Shipp

    Released1990

    Directed byGeorge T. Miller

    The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter is a 1990 German/American fantasy film and sequel to The NeverEnding Story. It was directed by George T. Miller and starred Jonathan Brandis as Bastian Bux,...  more
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    Born Free: A New Adventure

    Jonathan Brandis, Ariana Richards
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    Oliver & Company

    Billy Joel, Bette Midler

    Released1988

    Directed byGeorge Scribner

    Oliver & Company is a 1988 American animated musical buddy comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released on November 18, 1988 by Walt Disney Pictures. The 27th film in the...  more

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    Outside Providence

    Alec Baldwin, Amy Smart

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael Corrente

    Outside Providence is a 1999 American film adaptation of Peter Farrelly's 1988 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Corrente, and it was written by Corrente and the brothers Peter...  more
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    Ride with the Devil

    Mark Ruffalo, Tobey Maguire

    Released1999

    Directed byAng Lee

    Ride with the Devil is a 1999 American film directed by Ang Lee. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by James Schamus, based on a book entitled Woe to Live On, by author Daniel...  more

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    Hart's War

    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell

    Released2002

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    This film is a 2002 American thriller drama film about a WWII POW camp based on the novel by John Katzenbach. It stars Bruce Willis as Col. William McNamara and Colin Farrell. The film co-stars...  more

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    Daggers

    Roy Scheider, Jonathan Brandis

    Released1994

    "Daggers" is the first episode of seaQuest DSV`s second season. It was originally shown on September 18, 1994, and originally aired as a two-hour television movie. The episode is important and...  more
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    Ghost Dad

    Bill Cosby, Christine Ebersole

    Released1990

    Directed bySidney Poitier

    Ghost Dad is a 1990 American fantasy comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Bill Cosby, in which a widower's spirit is able to communicate with his children. It was critically panned,...  more

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    Bad Girls from Valley High

    Julie Benz, Christopher Lloyd

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn T. Kretchmer

    Bad Girls from Valley High is a 2005 direct-to-video comedy film starring Julie Benz, Monica Keena, Nicole Bilderback, Jonathan Brandis, Janet Leigh, Christopher Lloyd, and Aaron Paul....  more
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    Two Came Back

    Melissa Joan Hart, Jonathan Brandis

    Released1997

    Directed byDick Lowry

    Two Came Back is a 1997 American adventure drama film directed by Dick Lowry, and based on the book by Deborah Scaling Kiley. A nomadic young woman and other crew members struggle to survive aboard a...  more
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    Puerto Vallarta Squeeze

    Harvey Keitel, Jonathan Brandis

    Released2004

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

    Puerto Vallarta Squeeze is a 2004 crime drama film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman....
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    111 Gramercy Park

    Erica Durance, Tippi Hedren

    Released2003

    Directed byBill D'Elia

    111 Gramercy Park is a 2003 film directed by Bill D'Elia....
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    Between the Sheets

    Dom DeLuise, Jonathan Brandis

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael DeLuise

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    Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story

    Farrah Fawcett, Fairuza Balk

    Released1987

    Directed byCharles Jarrott

    Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story is a 1987 television biographical drama starring Farrah Fawcett. The film chronicles the life of Barbara Hutton, an extremely wealthy but troubled...  more
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    The Year That Trembled

    Danica McKellar, Jonathan Brandis

    Released2002

    Directed byJay Craven

    The Year That Trembled is a 2002 drama film directed by Jay Craven....