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The Best Neil Diamond Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Neil Diamond: Hot August Night: Live from Madison Square Garden and Neil Diamond: Greatest Hits Live.

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


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    The Jazz Singer

    The Jazz Singer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Neil Diamond Movies
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    The Jazz Singer is a 1980 American drama film and a remake of the 1927 classic The Jazz Singer, released by EMI Films. It starred Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier and Lucie Arnaz and was co-directed by Richard Fleischer and Sidney J. Furie. Although the film was a critical flop, the soundtrack was enormously successful, eventually reaching multi-platinum status and becoming Diamond's most successful album to date. It resulted in three hit songs, "America", "Love on the Rocks" and "Hello Again".... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Ernie Hudson, Paul Nicholas, Lucie Arnaz
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Richard Fleischer, Sidney J. Furie
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    Neil Diamond: The Thank You Australia Concert: Live 1976

    Neil Diamond: The Thank You Australia Concert: Live 1976 is a TV program.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Neil Diamond
    • Released: 2008
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  • Saving Silverman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Neil Diamond Movies
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    Saving Silverman is a 2001 comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black and Amanda Peet. Neil Diamond has a cameo role playing himself. In the film, Darren Silverman's longtime friends try to save him from marrying his controlling new girlfriend, whose behavior threatens the friends, their band, and Darren's chance at happiness with his lifelong true love. Outside North America, the film was titled Evil Woman.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Neil Diamond, Jason Biggs, R. Lee Ermey
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Dennis Dugan
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    Neil Diamond: Greatest Hits Live

    Neil Diamond: Greatest Hits Li is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Neil Diamond Movies
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    • Actors: Neil Diamond
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Peter Israelson
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