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

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

Full Frontal and Captain Phillips are included in this list.

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

Joel Schumacher and Judd Apatow have both worked with Catherine Keener over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If Catherine Keener movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Patricia Clarkson and Vera Farmiga too.

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Being John Malkovich Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze. It stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich ...more

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally have sex. It was co-written by its ...more

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Capote Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Cooper, Catherine Keener Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote, following the events during the writing of Capote's non-fiction book In Cold Blood. Philip Seymour Hoffman won several awards, including ...more

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians:... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Catherine Keener Movies
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is a 2010 fantasy adventure film directed by Chris Columbus.

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Synecdoche, New York Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman Synecdoche, New York is a 2008 American postmodern drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. It is Kaufman's directorial debut. The plot follows an ...more

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Into the Wild Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on ...more

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Death to Smoochy Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Jon Stewart Death to Smoochy is a 2002 American black comedy film directed by and starring Danny DeVito, and co-starring Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener and Jon Stewart. The film received ...more

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An American Crime James Franco, Ellen Page, Catherine Keener An American Crime is a 2007 American crime-drama film starring Ellen Page and Catherine Keener. The film is based on the true story of the torture and murder of Sylvia Likens by Indianapolis ...more

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About Last Night Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally About Last Night is a 1986 American romantic dramedy film. The film was directed by Edward Zwick, and stars Rob Lowe and Demi Moore as Chicago yuppies who enter a committed relationship for the ...more

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Where the Wild Things Are Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini Where the Wild Things Are is a 2009 fantasy drama film directed by Spike Jonze. Written by Jonze and Dave Eggers, it is adapted from Maurice Sendak's 1963 children's book of the same name. It ...more

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Peace, Love & Misunderstanding Jane Fonda, Katharine McPhee, Elizabeth Olsen Peace, Love & Misunderstanding is a 2011 American independent comedy-drama film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Elizabeth Olsen, ...more

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Out of Sight Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson Out of Sight is a 1998 American crime comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh ...more

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Your Friends & Neighbors Ben Stiller, Amy Brenneman, Nastassja Kinski Your Friends & Neighbors is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Neil LaBute and starring Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Catherine Keener, Nastassja Kinski, Jason Patric, and Ben ...more

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Living in Oblivion Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, Catherine Keener Living in Oblivion is a 1995 low-budget independent comedy-drama film, written and directed by Tom DiCillo and is also Peter Dinklage's debut role.

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What Just Happened Kristen Stewart, Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro What Just Happened is a satirical comedy-drama directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert De Niro. The supporting cast includes Catherine Keener, Robin Wright Penn, Stanley Tucci, and Sean ...more

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Box of Moonlight Sam Rockwell, John Turturro, Catherine Keener Box of Moonlight is a 1996 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tom DiCillo and starring John Turturro, Sam Rockwell, Lisa Blount and Catherine Keener.

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Boys Winona Ryder, John C. Reilly, Chris Cooper Boys is a 1996 American film starring Winona Ryder and Lukas Haas. The film was originally titled The Girl You Want. The film earned $516,350 in the United States box office. It is based on a ...more

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The Interpreter Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener The Interpreter is a 2005 political thriller film starring Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, and Catherine Keener. It was the final film to be directed by Sydney Pollack before his death in 2008.

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A Late Quartet Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Imogen Poots A Late Quartet is a 2012 American drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Yaron Zilberman. The film uses chamber music played by the Brentano String Quartet and especially, Beethoven's ...more

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Full Frontal Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, January Jones Full Frontal is a 2002 film by Steven Soderbergh about a day in the life of a handful of characters in Hollywood. It stars Catherine Keener, Blair Underwood, David Duchovny, Julia Roberts, Mary ...more

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The Croods is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Catherine Keener Movies
The Croods Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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Walking and Talking Liev Schreiber, Anne Heche, Catherine Keener Walking and Talking is a 1996 independent film starring Catherine Keener, Anne Heche, Todd Field, Liev Schreiber and Kevin Corrigan. Walking and Talking is a story about two female best friends ...more

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Captain Phillips is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Catherine Keener Movies
Captain Phillips Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini Captain Phillips is a 2013 American biographical thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. The film is inspired by the true story of the 2009 Maersk ...more

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The Ballad of Jack and Rose Daniel Day-Lewis, Camilla Belle, Jena Malone The Ballad of Jack and Rose is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Rebecca Miller, and starring her husband Daniel Day-Lewis; it also stars Camilla Belle, Catherine Keener, Paul Dano, Ryan ...more

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Hamlet 2 Amy Poehler, Elisabeth Shue, David Arquette Hamlet 2 is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming, written by Fleming and Pam Brady, and starring Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Amy Poehler, and David Arquette. It was ...more

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Simone Al Pacino, Evan Rachel Wood, Winona Ryder Simone is a 2002 American science-fiction romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Al Pacino, Catherine Keener, Evan Rachel Wood, Rachel Roberts, Jay Mohr ...more

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The Soloist Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jena Malone The Soloist is a 2009 American drama film directed by Joe Wright, and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.. It is based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who developed ...more

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The Oranges Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Allison Janney The Oranges is a 2011 romantic comedy film directed by Julian Farino.

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Maladies James Franco, Alan Cumming, Catherine Keener Maladies is a 2012 film starring James Franco and written and directed by Carter. This was the pair's second collaboration, after "Erased James Franco".

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Genova Colin Firth, Willa Holland, Catherine Keener Genova is a film directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Colin Firth, Catherine Keener, and Hope Davis. It was filmed in the titular city of Genoa during the summer of 2007. It was written ...more

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Please Give Amanda Peet, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Keener "Kate (Catherine Keener) and Alex (Oliver Platt), a married couple who run a successful business reselling estate-sale furniture, live in Manhattan with their teenage daughter, Abby. ...more

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8mm Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini 8mm is a 1999 American-German crime mystery thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Andrew Kevin Walker. The film stars Nicolas Cage as a private investigator who delves into ...more

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The Real Blonde Kathleen Turner, Steve Buscemi, Christopher Lloyd The Real Blonde is a 1998 movie directed and written by Tom DiCillo. It stars Matthew Modine, Catherine Keener, and Maxwell Caulfield. The film is a satire on New York's fashion and ...more

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Lovely and Amazing Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer, Catherine Keener Lovely and Amazing is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener.

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Friends with Money Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Jason Isaacs Friends with Money is a 2006 film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. It opened the 2006 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2006 and went into limited release in North America on April ...more

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Johnny Suede Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson, Tina Louise Johnny Suede is the 1991 film directorial debut of writer-director Tom DiCillo and starred Brad Pitt and Catherine Keener with early appearances from Samuel L. Jackson and Nick Cave.

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Accidental Love Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kirstie Alley Accidental Love is a 2015 American comedy film directed by David O. Russell and written by Russell, Kristin Gore, Matthew Silverstein and Dave Jeser, from the novel Sammy's Hill by Gore. The ...more

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Trust Clive Owen, Viola Davis, Catherine Keener Trust is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Schwimmer and based on a screenplay by Andy Bellin and Robert Festinger. It stars Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Jason Clarke, Viola Davis ...more

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Cyrus Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly "The Duplass brothers are back with their singular knack: treating us to a tingling, irresistible experience of utter discomfort—suffused with pathos, romance, irony, and a little dollop of ...more

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Simpatico Sharon Stone, Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges Simpatico is a 1999 film starring Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges, Sharon Stone, Catherine Keener and Albert Finney. It was adapted for the screen from the 1993 play Simpatico by Sam Shepard.

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Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak Meryl Streep, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak is a 2009 television documentary film directed by Lance Bangs and Spike Jonze about children's author Maurice Sendak.

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Wholphin: Issue 9 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Catherine Keener Movies
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Survival Quest Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney, Lance Henriksen Survival Quest is a 1989 film starring Lance Henriksen, Catherine Keener, and Dermot Mulroney. It was written and directed by Don Coscarelli one year after Phantasm II.

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Heroine of Hell Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney, Wendy Phillips Heroine of Hell is a 1996 film by Nietzchka Keene. It has a narrative combining medieval iconography with a present-day storyline and stars Catherine Keener and Dermot Mulroney. It was filmed on ...more