The Best Courtney Love Movies  

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

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These films, like The Party's Over and 200 Cigarettes include images when available.

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Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson
The People vs. Larry Flynt is a 1996 American biographical drama film directed by Miloš Forman and starring Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, and Edward Norton. It chronicles the rise of magazine ...more
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Courtney Love, Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito
Man on the Moon is a 1999 American biographical comedy–drama film about the late American entertainer Andy Kaufman, starring Jim Carrey. The film was directed by Miloš Forman and also features ...more
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Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke
Sid and Nancy is a 1986 British biopic directed by Alex Cox. The film portrays the life of Sid Vicious, and his relationship with girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Despite failing to recoup its ...more
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Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Ben Affleck
200 Cigarettes is a 1999 American ensemble comedy film directed by Risa Bramon Garcia, and written by Shana Larsen. The film is a mosaic following multiple characters in New York City on New ...more
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David Bowie, Courtney Love, Willem Dafoe
Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by Julian Schnabel based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Courtney Love, Keanu Reeves
Feeling Minnesota is a 1996 American romantic comedy film, directed by Steven Baigelman, starring Keanu Reeves, Vincent D'Onofrio, Cameron Diaz, Tuesday Weld and Courtney Love. The title comes ...more
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Courtney Love, Mischa Barton, Lili Taylor
Julie Johnson is a 2001 independent American drama film directed by Bob Gosse, and starring Lili Taylor, Courtney Love, and Mischa Barton. Written by Gosse and Wendy Hammond, the plot focuses on ...more
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The Return of Courtney Love Courtney Love, Carrie Fisher, Billy Corgan
The Return of Courtney Love is a 2006 documentary film by Will Yapp documenting the progression of musician Courtney Love's second studio album, How Dirty Girls Get Clean, as well as her ...more
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Courtney Love, Kiefer Sutherland, Norman Reedus
Beat is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Gary Walkow, concerning the period of writer William S. Burroughs's life that he spent with his wife, the late Joan Vollmer, leading up ...more
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Not Bad for a Girl Courtney Love, Joan Jett, Theo Kogan
Not Bad for a Girl is a rockumentary on women musicians of the 90s from the indie rock music genre grunge and riot grrrl and celebrates madness, creativity, and gender play. Tina Silvey was the ...more
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Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Dakota Fanning
edTrapped is a 2002 American-German crime thriller film starring Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend, Kevin Bacon, Dakota Fanning, and Pruitt Taylor Vince, and is directed by Luis ...more
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Courtney Love, Elvis Costello, Dennis Hopper
Straight to Hell is a 1987 independent action-comedy film directed by Alex Cox, and starring Sy Richardson, Joe Strummer, Dick Rude, and Courtney Love. The film also features cameos by Dennis ...more
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Courtney Love, Elvis Costello, Joe Strummer
Straight to Hell Returns is a 2010 Western film written by Alex Cox and Dick Rude and directed by Alex Cox, and a new version of Cox's 1986 feature "Straight To Hell". Four hapless ...more
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Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope Courtney Love, Steven Rivera, Mike DeMaio
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The Party's Over Bill Maher, Newt Gingrich, Michael Moore
The Party's Over is a 2001 documentary film about American Democracy.
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Courtney Love, Ted Nugent, John Cusack
Tapeheads is a 1988 comedy film directed by Bill Fishman. The film stars John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Sam Moore and Junior Walker. The movie was produced by Michael Nesmith, who is seen briefly in ...more
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Roast of Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson, Courtney Love, Sarah Silverman
Pamela Anderson was roasted by Courtney Love, Adam Carolla, Bea Arthur, Nick DiPaolo, Greg Giraldo, Elon Gold, Eddie Griffin, Lady Bunny, Lisa Lampanelli, Tommy Lee, Jeff Ross, Sarah Silverman, ...more
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Eminem: Behind the Mask
Eminem: Behind the Mask is a 2001 documentary directed by Peter Emina.
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Courtney Love, Nick Broomfield, Eldon Hoke
Beginning as an observation of the music of Kurt Cobain and his Seattle/Portland contemporaries, Kurt and Courtney took a different turn when Courtney Love intervened. What emerges is a powerful ...more