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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.

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

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Notable directors that worked with Colleen Dewhurst include names like Joel Schumacher, David Cronenberg and Woody Allen.

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Richard Farnsworth, Zack Ward, Colleen Dewhurst
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. The film starred Megan Follows and was produced and ...more
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John Wayne, Bruce Dern, Slim Pickens
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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Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Walken
Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. Produced by Allen's manager, Charles H. Joffe, the film stars Allen as ...more
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Robby Benson, Tom Skerritt, Michelle McLean
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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Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dean Jagger
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 ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott, Brad Dourif
The Exorcist III is a 1989 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 ...more
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Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Tom Skerritt
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 ...more
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Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rachel Roberts
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 ...more
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James Earl Jones, Randy Quaid, LeVar Burton
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 ...more
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Fred Savage, Jason Priestley, John Carpenter
The Boy Who Could Fly is a 1986 film written and directed by Nick Castle. It was produced by Lorimar Productions for 20th Century Fox, and released theatrically on August 14, 1986. The film ...more
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John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Clu Gulager
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. ...more
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Julia Roberts, Ellen Burstyn, Vincent D'Onofrio
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 ...more
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Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope Jaclyn Smith, Terry O'Quinn, Perry King
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 ...more
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Wendy Hiller, Colleen Dewhurst, Megan Follows
Anne of Avonlea is a 1987 Canadian television miniseries. It is a sequel to the 1985 Anne of Green Gables miniseries. The miniseries dramatizes material from several books in the eight-novel ...more
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George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst, Tony Musante
The Last Run is a 1971 action film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring George C. Scott, Tony Musante, Trish Van Devere, and Colleen Dewhurst.
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Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg
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 ...more
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Rod Steiger, Michael York, Linda Griffiths
Sword of Gideon is a 1986 television film about Mossad agents hunting down terrorists associated with the 1972 Munich massacre. It was first shown on the CTV network in Canada as a four hour ...more
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Kim Cattrall, Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick
Tribute is a 1980 Canadian comedy film directed by Bob Clark and based on the play of the same name by Bernard Slade.
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John Houseman, Colleen Dewhurst, Studs Terkel
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You Can't Take It with You James Coco, Colleen Dewhurst, George Rose
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 ...more
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Colleen Dewhurst, Megan Follows, Debra McGrath
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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Broadway Theatre Archive: Burn... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
Broadway Theatre Archive: Burning Bright Colleen Dewhurst, Dana Elcar, Myron McCormick
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Harry Andrews, Julian Glover, Colleen Dewhurst
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. ...more
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A Moon for the Misbegotten Jason Robards Jr., Colleen Dewhurst, Ed Flanders
A Moon for the Misbegotten is a 1975 drama film directed by José Quintero and Gordon Rigsby.
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The Music School Colleen Dewhurst, Ron Weyand, Tom Dahlgren