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The Best Blythe Danner Movies

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

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

List features films like The Invisible Circus, Husbands and Wives.

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    Meet the Parents

    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller

    Released2000

    Directed byJay Roach

    Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father (robert De Niro)...  more

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    Futureworld

    Peter Fonda, Yul Brynner

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard T. Heffron

    Futureworld is a 1976 American science fiction thriller film directed by Richard T. Heffron and written by Mayo Simon and George Schenck. It is a sequel to the 1973 Michael Crichton film Westworld....  more
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    The X-Files

    Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny

    Released1998

    Directed byRob Bowman

    The X-Files is a 1998 American science fiction film written by Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz, and directed by Rob Bowman. It is the first feature film based on The X-Files series created by Carter...  more

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    Husbands and Wives

    Liam Neeson, Woody Allen

    Released1992

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film stars Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis, Juliette Lewis, and Liam Neeson. It was...  more

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    Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

    Paul Newman, Kyra Sedgwick

    Released1990

    Directed byJames Ivory

    Mr. & Mrs. Bridge is a 1990 Merchant Ivory film based on the novels by Evan S. Connell of the same name. It is directed by James Ivory, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and produced by...  more

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    #17 of 58 The Best Paul Newman Movies#84 of 100 Movies Turning 30 In 2020

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    The Prince of Tides

    Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte

    Released1991

    Directed byBarbra Streisand

    The Prince of Tides is a 1991 romantic drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name. The film stars Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte. It tells the story of the narrator's struggle to overcome...  more

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    The Love Letter

    Ellen DeGeneres, Jack Black

    Released1999

    Directed byPeter Chan

    The Love Letter is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Chan and starring Kate Capshaw. It is based on the novel by Cathleen Schine. The original music score was composed by Luis...  more

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    #103 of 109 The Best Fantasy Romance Movies#36 of 44 The Best Tom Selleck Movies

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    1776

    Blythe Danner, Ken Howard

    Released1972

    Directed byPeter H. Hunt

    1776 is a 1972 American musical film directed by Peter H. Hunt. The screenplay by Peter Stone was based on the 1969 stage musical 1776. The song score was composed by Sherman Edwards. The cast...  more

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    #244 of 303 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#138 of 362 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

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    Released1995

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is a 1995 American comedy film, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo as three New York drag queens who embark on a road trip....  more

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    The Last Kiss

    Rachel Bilson, Tom Wilkinson

    Released2006

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

    The Last Kiss is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film which is based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino. The plot revolves around a young couple and their...  more
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    Paul

    Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2011

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction fans who...  more

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    Another Woman

    Gene Hackman, Mia Farrow

    Released1988

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Another Woman is a 1988 American film written and directed by Woody Allen. The drama stars Gena Rowlands as a philosophy professor who accidentally overhears the private analysis of a stranger but...  more
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    Released2008

    Directed bySanaa Hamri

    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 is a 2008 sequel to the 2005 film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. The original cast return to star in the movie, which was directed by Sanaa Hamri. The...  more

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    #17 of 26 The Best Movies About Teenage Girl Friendships#44 of 95 The Best Movies About Vacations

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    Howl's Moving Castle

    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka

    Released2004

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The film...  more

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    #802 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#21 of 129 The Best Romance Anime Ever Made

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    Lovin' Molly

    Anthony Perkins, Blythe Danner

    Released1974

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    Lovin' Molly is a 1974 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner in the title role, Ed Binns, and Susan Sarandon. The film is based on one of Larry...  more
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    Alice

    Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson

    Released1990

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Alice is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Mia Farrow, Joe Mantegna and William Hurt. The film is a loose reworking of Federico Fellini's 1965...  more
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    We Were the Mulvaneys

    Blythe Danner, Beau Bridges

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Werner

    We Were the Mulvaneys is a 2002 American TV movie written by Joyce Eliason, starring Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner and Tammy Blanchard, and directed by Peter Werner. It is based on the book of the same...  more
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    Mad City

    John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1997

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

    Mad City is a 1997 hostage thriller film written by Tom Matthews and Eric Williams, directed by Costa-Gavras, and starring Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Blythe Danner, Ted...  more
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    Forces of Nature

    Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck

    Released1999

    Directed byBronwen Hughes

    Forces of Nature is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Bronwen Hughes. A soon-to-be-married man (Ben Affleck) encounters an exciting stranger (Sandra Bullock) after his plane suffers an...  more
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    Brighton Beach Memoirs

    Jason Alexander, Blythe Danner

    Released1986

    Directed byGene Saks

    Brighton Beach Memoirs is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Gene Saks, written by Neil Simon, and starring Jonathan Silverman and Blythe Danner. Simon adapted his semi-autobiographical 1983...  more
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    Sylvia

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig

    Released2003

    Directed byChristine Jeffs

    Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, and Michael Gambon. It tells the true story of the romance...  more
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    The Scarecrow

    Gene Wilder, Blythe Danner

    Released1972

    Directed byBoris Sagal

    The Scarecrow is a 1972 drama tv fim directed by Boris Sagal....
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    Hearts of the West

    Jeff Bridges, Andy Griffith

    Released1975

    Directed byHoward Zieff

    Hearts of the West, released in Europe as Hollywood Cowboy, is a 1975 comedy film directed by Howard Zieff, and starring Jeff Bridges, Andy Griffith, Blythe Danner, and Alan Arkin. The story revolves...  more
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    Guilty Conscience

    Anthony Hopkins, Blythe Danner

    Released1985

    Directed byDavid Greene

    Guilty Conscience is a 1985 American TV movie, produced by CBS Entertainment, directed by David Greene, starring Anthony Hopkins as criminal defense attorney Arthur Jamison. The film is a drama, but...  more
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    Too Far to Go

    Glenn Close, Blythe Danner

    Released1979

    Directed byFielder Cook

    Too Far to Go is a 1979 drama film directed by Fielder Cook....  more