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The Best Columbia Pictures Movies

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List of Columbia Pictures movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Columbia Pictures produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous Columbia Pictures films, including movie posters when available. It answers the questions, "What movies did Columbia Pictures produce?" and "What films did Columbia Pictures distribute?" Everything from Rain or Shine to Outside These Walls is included on this list. This best Columbia Pictures movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by Columbia Pictures, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV Columbia Pictures movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company. (386 Movies)
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  • 1
    Misery
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    Misery

    Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates

    Released1990

    Directed byRob Reiner

    Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 2
    The Shawshank Redemption
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    40

    The Shawshank Redemption

    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth

    Released1994

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 3
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 Swedish-American mystery thriller film based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 4
    Ghostbusters
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    Ghostbusters

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1984

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Ghostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 5
    The Pink Panther
    63
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    The Pink Panther

    Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 6
    When Harry Met Sally...
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    When Harry Met Sally...

    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal

    Released1989

    Directed byRob Reiner

    When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 7
    The Karate Kid
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    The Karate Kid

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 8
    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
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    11

    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

    Vanessa L. Williams, Mandy Patinkin

    Released1999

    Directed byGary Halvorson

    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland is a 1999 American musical fantasy-comedy film directed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 9
    Groundhog Day
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    27

    Groundhog Day

    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell

    Released1993

    Directed byHarold Ramis

    Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis. A derisive... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 10
    A Raisin in the Sun
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    15

    A Raisin in the Sun

    Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett

    Released1961

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

    A Raisin in the Sun is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Peter Pan
    38
    11

    Peter Pan

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows

    Released2003

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    Peter Pan is a 2003 Australian-American-British fantasy film released by Universal Pictures,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 12
    City Slickers
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    City Slickers

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Underwood

    City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Stand by Me
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    Stand by Me

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1986

    Directed byRob Reiner

    Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming of age comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Lawrence of Arabia
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    Lawrence of Arabia

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole

    Released1962

    Directed byDavid Lean

    Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    Ghostbusters II
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    26

    Ghostbusters II

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1989

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American science fiction fantasy comedy film produced and directed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Taxi Driver
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    Taxi Driver

    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster

    Released1976

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 17
    Funny Girl
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    Funny Girl

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif

    Released1968

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    Funny Girl, the film, is a 1968 American biographical romantic musical comedy-drama film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 18
    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
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    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier

    Released1967

    Directed byStanley Kramer

    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 19
    Stuart Little
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    Stuart Little

    Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis

    Released1999

    Directed byRob Minkoff

    Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 20
    Surf's Up
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    Surf's Up

    Zooey Deschanel, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Buck, Ash Brannon

    Surf's Up is a 2007 American computer-animated mockumentary family comedy film directed by Ash... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 21
    Zathura
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    Zathura

    Kristen Stewart, Josh Hutchersonm

    Released2005

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

    Zathura: A Space Adventure is a 2005 American science fiction fantasy adventure film directed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 22
    Annie
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    Annie

    Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    His Girl Friday
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    His Girl Friday

    Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

    Released1940

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Charlie's Angels
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    Charlie's Angels

    Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore

    Released2000

    Directed byJoseph McGinty Nichol

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    Boyz n the Hood
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    Boyz n the Hood

    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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