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The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies

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

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

Everything from Dying Young to Termini Station is included on this list.

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    The Cowboys

    John Wayne, Bruce Dern

    Released1972

    Released1972

    Directed byMark Rydell

    Directed byMark Rydell

    The Cowboys is a 1972 Western motion picture starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Slim Pickens, Colleen Dewhurst and Bruce Dern. Robert Carradine made his film debut with fellow child actor...  more

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    #35 of 401 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#291 of 451 The Best Movies For Guys

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    The Nun's Story

    Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch

    Released1959

    Released1959

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    The Nun's Story is a 1959 Warner Bros film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans and Peggy Ashcroft. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same title by Kathryn...  more
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    Annie Hall

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1977

    Released1977

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen. Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer (Allen) falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall (Diane Keaton)....  more

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    Ice Castles

    Robby Benson, Tom Skerritt

    Released1978

    Released1978

    Directed byDonald Wrye

    Directed byDonald Wrye

    Ice Castles is a 1978 American romantic drama film directed by Donald Wrye and starring Lynn-Holly Johnson and Robby Benson. A paperback novelization of the screenplay, by Leonore Fleischer, was...  more

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    The Exorcist III

    George C. Scott Ed Flanders Jason Miller Scott Wilson Nicol Williamson Brad Dourif

    Released1990

    Released1990

    Directed byWilliam Peter Blatty

    Directed byWilliam Peter Blatty

    The Exorcist III is a 1990 American supernatural horror film written and directed by William Peter Blatty. It is the third installment of The Exorcist series and a film adaptation of Blatty's novel,...  more

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    The Dead Zone

    Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

    Released1983

    Released1983

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    This film is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay by Jeffrey Boam was based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Christopher...  more

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    The Boy Who Could Fly

    Fred Savage, Jason Priestley

    Released1986

    Released1986

    Directed byNick Castle

    Directed byNick Castle

    The Boy Who Could Fly is a 1986 American film directed by Nick Castle. A teenager with autism is sent to live with his uncle after his parents die in an airplane crash....  more

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    #11 of 52 The Best Movies About Autism#56 of 139 The Greatest Kids Movies Of The 1980s

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    Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones

    James Earl Jones, Randy Quaid

    Released1980

    Released1980

    Directed byWilliam A. Graham

    Directed byWilliam A. Graham

    Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, also called The Mad Messiah, is a 1980 television miniseries about the Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones, and their 1978 mass suicide at Jonestown. Based on the...  more
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    McQ

    John Wayne, Eddie Albert

    Released1974

    Released1974

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    McQ is a 1974 crime drama film directed by John Sturges, starring John Wayne. The film made extensive use of Seattle locations. The beach scenes were filmed on the Pacific coast at Moclips. Eddie...  more
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    Anne of Green Gables

    Richard Farnsworth, Zack Ward

    Released1985

    Released1985

    Directed byKevin Sullivan

    Directed byKevin Sullivan

    Anne of Green Gables is a 1985 Canadian television drama film based on the novel of the same name by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. An orphan girl (Megan Follows), sent to an elderly brother...  more

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    When a Stranger Calls

    Carol Kane, Charles Durning

    Released1979

    Released1979

    Directed byFred Walton

    Directed byFred Walton

    When a Stranger Calls is a 1979 psychological horror film. It was directed by Fred Walton and stars Carol Kane and Charles Durning. The film derives its story from the classic folk legend of "The...  more

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    Dying Young

    Julia Roberts, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1991

    Released1991

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Dying Young is a 1991 American romance film, directed by Joel Schumacher. It is based on a novel of the same name by Marti Leimbach, and stars Julia Roberts and Campbell Scott with Vincent D'Onofrio,...  more
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    The Last Run

    George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1971

    Released1971

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    The Last Run is a 1971 action film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring George C. Scott, Tony Musante, Trish Van Devere, and Colleen Dewhurst....  more
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    Anne of Avonlea

    Wendy Hiller, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1987

    Released1987

    Directed byKevin Sullivan

    Directed byKevin Sullivan

    Anne of Green Gables (Disney Channel, 1987) is a Canadian drama miniseries directed by Kevin Sullivan, and is sequel to the 1985 miniseries of the same name. Anne Shirley (Megan Follows) accepts a...  more
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    A Fine Madness

    Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward

    Released1966

    Released1966

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    A Fine Madness is a motion picture comedy based on the 1964 novel by Elliott Baker that tells the story of Samson Shillitoe, a frustrated poet unable to finish a grand tome. It stars Sean Connery,...  more
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    Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope

    Jaclyn Smith, Terry O'Quinn

    Released1990

    Released1990

    Directed byJud Taylor

    Directed byJud Taylor

    Kaleidoscope, also known as Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope, is a 1990 made for television romantic drama film directed by Jud Taylor. The film is based upon the 1987 novel of the same name by Danielle...  more
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    Broadway Theatre Archive: Burning Bright

    Colleen Dewhurst, Dana Elcar

    Released1959

    Released1959

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    Termini Station

    Colleen Dewhurst, Megan Follows

    Released1989

    Released1989

    Directed byAllan King

    Directed byAllan King

    Termini Station is a Canadian drama film, released in 1989. It was directed by Allan King, and written by Colleen Murphy. The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline...  more
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    The Good Fight

    John Houseman, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1984

    Released1984

    Directed byNoel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills

    Directed byNoel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills

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    Tribute

    Kim Cattrall, Jack Lemmon

    Released1980

    Released1980

    Directed byBob Clark

    Directed byBob Clark

    Tribute is a 1980 Canadian comedy film directed by Bob Clark and based on the play of the same name by Bernard Slade....  more
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    You Can't Take It with You

    James Coco, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1984

    Released1984

    A second television adaptation was produced in 1984 by Public Broadcasting Service. This version, featuring Jason Robards as Grandpa was based on the Broadway revival and filmed at Royale Theatre,...
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    Story of Jacob and Joseph

    Harry Andrews, Julian Glover

    Released1974

    Released1974

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

    The Story of Jacob and Joseph is a 1974 American historical drama television film directed by Michael Cacoyannis, based on the biblical Book of Genesis with a screenplay written by Ernest Kinoy. It...  more
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    A Moon for the Misbegotten

    Jason Robards Jr., Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1975

    Released1975

    Directed byJosé Quintero, Gordon Rigsby

    Directed byJosé Quintero, Gordon Rigsby

    A Moon for the Misbegotten is a 1975 drama film directed by José Quintero and Gordon Rigsby....
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    As Is

    Robert Carradine, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1986

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg

    Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg

    As Is is a 1986 television film adapted by William M. Hoffman from his play of the same title. The play and the film depict the effect that AIDS, then a fairly new epidemic, has on a group of friends...  more
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    Final Assignment

    Burgess Meredith, Michael York

    Released1980

    Released1980

    Directed byPaul Almond

    Directed byPaul Almond

    Final Assignment is a 1980 Canadian film written by Marc Rosen and directed by Paul Almond....  more