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List of the best Craig T. Nelson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Craig T. Nelson'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 Craig T. Nelson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Craig T. Nelson movies will be at the top of the list. Craig T. Nelson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Craig T. Nelson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Craig T. Nelson films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

A list made up of films like Wag the Dog and Take Me Home Again.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Craig T. Nelson movies?" and "What are the greatest Craig T. Nelson roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Craig T. Nelson include names like Rob Cohen, Rob Reiner and Danny Boyle. If you're a fan of Craig T. Nelson, then check out our lists of the best Jon Voight and Ed O'Neill movies as well.

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Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was the sixth film produced by Pixar ...more

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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke
Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural thriller film, directed by Tobe Hooper and co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is the first and most successful entry in the Poltergeist ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White
The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more

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Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham
Turner & Hooch is a 1989 American comedy-thriller film starring Tom Hanks and Beasley the Dog as the eponymous characters, Turner and Hooch respectively. The film also co-stars Mare ...more

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Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer
Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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Al Pacino, Craig T. Nelson, Jeffrey Tambor
...And Justice for All is a 1979 courtroom drama film, directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, and Lee Strasberg. Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Craig ...more

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Sharon Stone, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson
Action Jackson is a 1988 American action film directed by Craig R. Baxley in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson and Sharon Stone. The film ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods
Ghosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods. The plot is based on the true story of the 1994 trial of ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Albert Brooks, Craig T. Nelson
Private Benjamin is a 1980 American comedy film starring Goldie Hawn. The film was one of the biggest box office hits of 1980, and also spawned a short-lived television series. The film is ...more

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John Malkovich, Craig T. Nelson, Sam Waterston
This film is a 1984 British drama film set in Democratic Kampuchea, which is based on the experiences of two journalists: Cambodian Dith Pran and American Sydney Schanberg. The film, which won ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes
The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha. Produced by Michael London and distributed by 20th Century Fox, it stars an ensemble cast, including ...more

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John Hurt, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster
The Osterman Weekend is a 1983 suspense thriller film directed by Sam Peckinpah, based on the novel of the same name by Robert Ludlum. The film stars Rutger Hauer, John Hurt, Burt Lancaster, ...more

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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson
Stir Crazy is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor as down-on-their-luck friends who are given 125-year prison sentences after being ...more

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Bill Murray, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Boyle
Where the Buffalo Roam is a 1980 American semi-biographical comedy film which loosely depicts author Hunter S. Thompson's rise to fame in the 1970s and his relationship with Chicano attorney and ...more

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Creature Kim Cattrall, Craig T. Nelson, Colm Feore
Creature is a 1998 thriller film directed by Stuart Gillard.

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Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves
The Devil's Advocate is a 1997 American mystery thriller film based on Andrew Neiderman's novel of the same name. It is directed by Taylor Hackford and stars Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, and ...more

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Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson
All the Right Moves is a 1983 drama film directed by Michael Chapman and starring Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, and Gary Graham. It was filmed on location during WPIAL ...more

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Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell
Silkwood is a 1983 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen was inspired by the life of Karen Silkwood. In real life, it was vindicated in a ...more

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Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones
The Company Men is an American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It stars Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones. It premiered at the 26th Sundance Film ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman
Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film produced and directed by Barry Levinson. The screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet was loosely adapted from Larry Beinhart's novel American Hero. ...more

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Kirk Douglas, Jason Hervey, Craig T. Nelson
Take Me Home Again is a film directed by Tom McLoughlin released on Dec 18, 1994.

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Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb
Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film adaptation of the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back ...more

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Red Riding Hood Isabella Rossellini, Craig T. Nelson, Rocco Sisto
Red Riding Hood is a 1989 American/Israeli fantasy film by Golan-Globus based on the fairy tale of the same name and part of the film series Cannon Movie Tales. The taglines were: "CANNON ...more

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Carla Gugino, Tori Spelling, Jenny Lewis
This film is a 1989 adventure comedy film. Produced by Weintraub Entertainment Group and directed by Jeff Kanew, it starred Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Stephanie ...more

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Paul Rudd, Craig T. Nelson, Ashley Jones
The Fire Next Time is a 1993 film written by James S. Henerson and directed by Tom McLoughlin.