The Best Bruce McGill Movies  

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Matchstick Men and Running Mates.

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

Bruce McGill has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard.

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Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio
My Cousin Vinny is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer and directed by Jonathan Lynn. The film stars Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Lane Smith, Bruce ...more
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Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Keaton, Clark Gregg
Live from Baghdad is a television movie produced in 2002 by HBO. It was directed by Mick Jackson and written by Robert Wiener. The movie was released during the prelude stage of the Iraq War. ...more
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Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland
National Lampoon's Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film directed by John Landis. The film was a direct spinoff from National Lampoon magazine. It is about a misfit group of fraternity ...more
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Linda Hunt, Andrew McCarthy, Bruce McGill
Waiting for the Moon is a 1987 Twentieth Century Fox film about Gertrude Stein and her lover and assistant Alice B. Toklas, played by Linda Bassett and Linda Hunt. Set in the 1930s, it depicts ...more
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Joanna Kerns, Khandi Alexander, Tim Matheson
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Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus
The Last Boy Scout is a 1991 American action film directed by Tony Scott, starring Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham, Taylor Negron and Danielle Harris. The film was ...more
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Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Wilford Brimley
Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Warren Oates and Stan Shaw. This was the final film role for Warren Oates. Filmed in late 1981, it ...more
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Kiefer Sutherland, Margaret Cho, Henry Winkler
Ground Control is a 1998 disaster thriller film directed by Richard Howard and starring Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson, and Robert Sean Leonard. The film features a cameo by ...more
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Stephen Lang, Bruce McGill, Kuno Becker
From Mexico with Love is a 2009 American action-drama film directed by Jimmy Nickerson and stars Kuno Becker, Steven Bauer, Danay Garcia, Bruce McGill, and Stephen Lang.
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Julie Benz, Bruce McGill, Sonja Bennett
Held Hostage is a Lifetime Movie starring Julie Benz that aired on July 19, 2009. It is based on the true story of Michelle Renee Ramskill-Estey who also wrote the novel. Hal Foxton Beckett was ...more
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Kevin Bacon, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen
End of the Line is a 1987 drama film directed by Jay Russell. Leo Pickett and Will Haney, railroad workers in Little Rock, Arkansas, find out the parent company of the Southland railroad is ...more
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bruce McGill Movies
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple Glenn Close, Meat Loaf, Jena Malone
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Kevin Sorbo, Barry Bostwick, Bruce McGill
FDR: American Badass! is a 2012 action comedy film written by Ross Patterson and directed by Garrett Brawith.
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Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole, Andy Garcia
For Greater Glory is a 2012 epic historical war drama film directed by Dean Wright and written by Michael Love, based on the true story of the Cristero War. It stars Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, ...more
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Me Again Ali Landry, Della Reese, Bruce McGill
Me Again is a 2011 comedy film directed by David A.R. White and Jeffrey Peterson for Pure Flix Entertainment starring David A.R. White, Ali Landry and Bruce McGill. Things don't go as expected ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Bill Paxton, Chris Klein
The Good Life is a 2007 film written and directed by Stephen Berra, starring Mark Webber, Zooey Deschanel, Patrick Fugit, Bill Paxton, Drea de Matteo, Harry Dean Stanton, and Chris Klein.
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Jon Voight, Cheryl Ladd, Jack Warden
A Dog of Flanders is a 1999 drama film directed by Kevin Brodie.
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Ed Begley, Jr., Bruce McGill
Handle with Care is a 1977 comedy movie set in a small town in Nebraska and loosely based on the wide popularity of citizens' band radio, usually called "CB" at the time. It was ...more
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Patrick Swayze, Bruce McGill, Gia Carides
Letters from a Killer is a 1998 film about a man who is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his ...more
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Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer
The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The 60 Minutes ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Jennifer Coolidge
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld, and the sequel to the 2001 film. Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) heads to Washington, ...more
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Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti
Cinderella Man is a 2005 American drama film by Ron Howard, titled after the nickname of heavyweight boxing champion James J. Braddock and inspired by his life story. The film was produced by ...more
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Mr. Sophistication Tatum O'Neal, Gina Torres, Robert Patrick
Mr. Sophistication is a 2012 drama film directed by Danny Green.
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Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman
Runaway Jury is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz. It is an adaptation of John Grisham's novel The ...more
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Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith
Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964-74 featuring his capture of the heavyweight ...more