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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.

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

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    Anne of Green Gables is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Anne of Green Gables

    Richard Farnsworth, Zack Ward

    Released1985

    Directed byKevin Sullivan

    Anne of Green Gables is a 1985 Canadian television drama film based on the novel of the same... more on Wikipedia

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    Annie Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Annie Hall

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1977

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen. Neurotic New York... more on Wikipedia

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    Ice Castles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Ice Castles

    Robby Benson, Tom Skerritt

    Released1978

    Directed byDonald Wrye

    Ice Castles is a 1978 American romantic drama film directed by Donald Wrye and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    The Exorcist III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Exorcist III

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

    Released1990

    Directed byWilliam Peter Blatty

    The Exorcist III is a 1990 American supernatural horror film written and directed by William... more on Wikipedia

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    The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Dead Zone

    Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

    Released1983

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    This film is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay... more on Wikipedia
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    The Boy Who Could Fly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Boy Who Could Fly

    Fred Savage, Jason Priestley

    Released1986

    Directed byNick Castle

    The Boy Who Could Fly is a 1986 film written and directed by Nick Castle. It was produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    Guyana Tragedy: The Story of J is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones

    James Earl Jones, Randy Quaid

    Released1980

    Directed byWilliam A. Graham

    Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones, also called The Mad Messiah, is a 1980 television... more on Wikipedia
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    When a Stranger Calls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    When a Stranger Calls

    Carol Kane, Charles Durning

    Released1979

    Directed byFred Walton

    When a Stranger Calls is a 1979 psychological horror film. It was directed by Fred Walton and... more on Wikipedia

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    Dying Young is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Dying Young

    Julia Roberts, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1991

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Dying Young is a 1991 American romance film, directed by Joel Schumacher. It is based on a... more on Wikipedia
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    The Last Run is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Last Run

    George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1971

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    The Last Run is a 1971 action film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring George C. Scott,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Cowboys

    John Wayne, Bruce Dern

    Released1972

    Directed byMark Rydell

    The Cowboys is a 1972 Western motion picture starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Slim... more on Wikipedia

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    A Fine Madness is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    A Fine Madness

    Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward

    Released1966

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    A Fine Madness is a motion picture comedy based on the 1964 novel by Elliott Baker that tells... more on Wikipedia
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    The Nun's Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Nun's Story

    Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch

    Released1959

    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    The Nun's Story is a 1959 Warner Bros film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Audrey... more on Wikipedia
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    Anne of Avonlea is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Anne of Avonlea

    Wendy Hiller, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1987

    Directed byKevin Sullivan

    Anne of Green Gables (Disney Channel, 1987) is a Canadian drama miniseries directed by Kevin... more on Wikipedia
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    McQ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    McQ

    John Wayne, Eddie Albert

    Released1974

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    McQ is a 1974 crime drama film directed by John Sturges, starring John Wayne. The film made... more on Wikipedia

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    Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope

    Jaclyn Smith, Terry O'Quinn

    Released1990

    Directed byJud Taylor

    Kaleidoscope, also known as Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope, is a 1990 made for television... more on Wikipedia
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    Broadway Theatre Archive: Burn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Broadway Theatre Archive: Burning Bright

    Colleen Dewhurst, Dana Elcar

    Released1959

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    Termini Station is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Termini Station

    Colleen Dewhurst, Megan Follows

    Released1989

    Directed byAllan King

    Termini Station is a Canadian drama film, released in 1989. It was directed by Allan King, and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Good Fight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    The Good Fight

    John Houseman, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1984

    Directed byNoel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills

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    Tribute is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Tribute

    Kim Cattrall, Jack Lemmon

    Released1980

    Directed byBob Clark

    Tribute is a 1980 Canadian comedy film directed by Bob Clark and based on the play of the same... more on Wikipedia
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    You Can't Take It with You is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    You Can't Take It with You

    James Coco, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1984

    A second television adaptation was produced in 1984 by Public Broadcasting Service. This...
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    Story of Jacob and Joseph is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Story of Jacob and Joseph

    Harry Andrews, Julian Glover

    Released1974

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

    The Story of Jacob and Joseph is a 1974 American historical drama television film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    A Moon for the Misbegotten is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    A Moon for the Misbegotten

    Jason Robards Jr., Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1975

    Directed byJosé Quintero, Gordon Rigsby

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    As Is is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    As Is

    Robert Carradine, Colleen Dewhurst

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg

    As Is is a 1986 television film adapted by William M. Hoffman from his play of the same title.... more on Wikipedia
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    Final Assignment is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleen Dewhurst Movies
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    Final Assignment

    Burgess Meredith, Michael York

    Released1980

    Directed byPaul Almond

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