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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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The Incredibles 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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Poltergeist 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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Turner & Hooch 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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The Proposal 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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Blades of Glory 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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The Family Stone 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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...And Justice for All 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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Ghosts of Mississippi 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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The Killing Fields John Malkovich, Craig T. Nelson, Sam Waterston The Killing Fields 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, ...more

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Action Jackson 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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The Devil's Advocate 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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All the Right Moves 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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The Osterman Weekend 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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Private Benjamin 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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Where the Buffalo Roam 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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Stir Crazy 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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Wag the Dog 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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Soul Surfer 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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Troop Beverly Hills Carla Gugino, Tori Spelling, Jenny Lewis Troop Beverly Hills 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, ...more

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The Company Men 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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The Fire Next Time 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.

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The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story Craig T. Nelson The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story is a film directed by Delbert Mann released on Nov 24, 1986.

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Ride with the Wind Craig T. Nelson, Max Gail, Helen Shaver Ride with the Wind is a 1994 drama film directed by Bobby Roth.

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To Serve and Protect James Franco, Amy Acker, Craig T. Nelson To Serve and Protect is a 1999 TV film directed by Jean de Segonzac.

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Silkwood 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. Silkwood was a nuclear whistleblower ...more

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The Formula Marlon Brando, John Gielgud, George C. Scott The Formula is a mystery film directed by John G. Avildsen released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1980. It features a preeminent cast including Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, John Gielgud, and ...more

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Dirty Pictures James Woods, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid Dirty Pictures is a 2000 American docudrama directed by Frank Pierson. The teleplay by Ilene Chaiken focuses on the 1990 trial of Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center director Dennis Barrie, who ...more

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The Skulls Malin Ã…kerman, Paul Walker, Joshua Jackson The Skulls is a 2000 American psychological thriller film starring Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker and Leslie Bibb, directed by Rob Cohen. Its plot is based upon some of the conspiracy theories ...more

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Alex: The Life of a Child Craig T. Nelson Alex: The Life of a Child is based on the true story of Sports Illustrated writer Frank Deford and his dying 8-year-old daughter Alex. Craig T. Nelson plays Deford and Gennie James is Alex, both ...more

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Take Me Home Again 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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Scream Blacula Scream Pam Grier, Craig T. Nelson, Michael Conrad Scream Blacula Scream is a 1973 blaxploitation horror film, made under the working titles Blacula Is Beautiful and Blacula Lives Again!. This is the only sequel to the 1972 film Blacula. The ...more

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Extreme Close-Up Craig T. Nelson, Samantha Mathis, Blair Brown Extreme Close-Up is a 1990 drama film directed by Peter Horton.

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The Promise of Love Valerie Bertinelli, Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson The Promise of Love is a 1980 television film directed by Don Taylor. The film was originally titled Personal Effects.

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If These Walls Could Talk Demi Moore, Cher, Jada Pinkett Smith If These Walls Could Talk is a 1996 made-for-cable film, broadcast on HBO. It follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes ...more

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The Josephine Baker Story Louis Gossett, Jr., Craig T. Nelson The Josephine Baker Story is an American television film that first aired on HBO on March 16, 1991. It stars Lynn Whitfield as Josephine Baker, who is regarded for being the first international ...more

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Probable Cause Craig T. Nelson, Michael Ironside, Kate Vernon Probable Cause is a film directed by Paul Ziller released on Nov 20, 1994.

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I'm Not Rappaport Craig T. Nelson, Walter Matthau, Martha Plimpton I'm Not Rappaport is a 1996 film adaptation by Herb Gardner of his play by the same name. Also directed by Gardner, the film starred Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson, ...more

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Murder in Texas Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott, Andy Griffith Murder in Texas is a 1981 television film that starred Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Farrah Fawcett, and Andy Griffith. The film was directed by William Hale, and was based on a true story; that ...more

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Paper Dolls Daryl Hannah, Morgan Fairchild, Craig T. Nelson Paper Dolls is a 1982 film directed by Edward Zwick.

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Rachel River Craig T. Nelson, Pamela Reed Rachel River is a 1987 comedy-drama film about a young journalist who returns to her Minnesota home town to reexamine her life. The film was directed by Sandy Smolan, and stars Pamela Reed, ...more

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Against Time Craig T. Nelson, Robert Loggia, John Amos

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The Switch Craig T. Nelson The Switch is a 1993 TV film directed by Bobby Roth.

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Man, Woman and Child Martin Sheen, Blythe Danner, Craig T. Nelson Man, Woman and Child is a 1983 film directed by Dick Richards.

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The Return of Count Yorga Craig T. Nelson, Mariette Hartley, George Macready The Return of Count Yorga, originally titled Yorga Returns, is a 1971 American vampire horror film directed by Bob Kelljan and starring Robert Quarry. It is the sequel to the 1970 film Count ...more

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Me and Him is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Craig T. Nelson Movies
Me and Him Craig T. Nelson, Carey Lowell, Ellen Greene Me and Him is a 1988 comedy film directed by Doris Dörrie.

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Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story Ben Kingsley, Craig T. Nelson Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story is a 1989 biography drama war TV movie directed by Brian Gibson.