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The Best Neil Diamond Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 196 votes 104 voters 9.6k views7 items

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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.

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    The Jazz Singer

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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
    • Actors: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Ernie Hudson, Paul Nicholas, Lucie Arnaz
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Richard Fleischer, Sidney J. Furie
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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
    • Actors: Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Neil Diamond, Jason Biggs, R. Lee Ermey
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Dennis Dugan
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    Timeless: Live in Concert

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    Timeless: Live in Concert is a 2001 music documentary directed by Don Mischer and Barbra Streisand....
    • Actors: Bryan Adams, Neil Diamond, Barry Gibb, Savion Glover, Jason Gould
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Barbra Streisand, Don Mischer
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    Music Scene: The Best of 1969-1970: Vol. 2

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    • Actors: Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, Dusty Springfield, Joe Cocker, Pete Seeger
    • Released: 1969
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