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The Best Crispin Glover Movies 

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

If you think the best Crispin Glover role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Crispin Glover 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 The Wizard of Gore and Drunk History: Tesla & Edison.

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

Tim Burton and Joseph McGinty Nichol are among those who have directed Crispin Glover at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Crispin Glover
River's Edge is a 1986 American drama film directed by Tim Hunter, written by Neal Jimenez, and starring Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck, and Dennis Hopper. The movie was ...more
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Willard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Crispin Glover Movies
Crispin Glover, Laura Harring, R. Lee Ermey
Willard is a 2003 horror film loosely based on the novel Ratman's Notebooks by Stephen Gilbert and a remake of the 1971 film Willard. It was not billed as a remake by the producers, but as a ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini
Wild at Heart is a 1990 American thriller film written and directed by David Lynch, and based on Barry Gifford's 1989 novel of the same name. Both the book and the film revolve around Sailor ...more

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#343 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #19 of 61 The Best Movies That Won the Palme d'Or at Cannes

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Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into ...more

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Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt
This film is a 1995 American Western film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Billy Bob Thornton, Iggy Pop, Crispin Glover, John Hurt, Michael Wincott, Lance ...more

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Crispin Glover, Karen Black, Howard Hesseman
Rubin and Ed is an American independent comedy-buddy film written and directed by Trent Harris and released in 1991. It is about an eccentric, unsociable young man who is forced by his mother to ...more
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Crispin Glover, Fairuza Balk, Adam Parfrey
What Is It? is a 2005 surrealist film written, starring, funded and directed by Crispin Glover. It is described by IMDb as "The adventures of a young man whose principal interests are ...more
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Crispin Glover, Joe Piscopo, David Paymer
Bartleby is a 2001 comedy/drama film adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener". The film was directed by Jonathan Parker, and stars Crispin Glover as ...more
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Crispin Glover, Lauren German, Bruce Glover
It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE. is a 2007 film directed by David Brothers and Crispin Glover. Production is credited to Glover's Volcanic Eruptions company. The film was funded by Crispin ...more
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Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis
What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Darlene Cates, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Peter Hedges wrote the ...more

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#282 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #146 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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Uma Thurman, Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is a 1993 American comedy-drama-romance film based on Tom Robbins' 1976 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Gus Van Sant and starred an ensemble cast led ...more

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#390 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #708 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #54 of 67 The Best Keanu Reeves Movies

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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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#77 of 238 The Best Movies Based on True Stories #28 of 74 The Best Movies Released Christmas Day #58 of 140 The Very Best Biopics About Real People

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Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich
Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same ...more

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#454 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #54 of 72 The Best CGI Animated Films Ever Made

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Tim Robbins, Crispin Glover, William S. Burroughs
Twister is a 1989 comedy film starring Suzy Amis, Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, and Dylan McDermott. It was shot in Wichita, Kansas.
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Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover, Judie Aronson
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter is a 1984 slasher film written and directed by Joseph Zito. It is the fourth film in the Friday the 13th film series. Though it was billed as "The Final ...more

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#14 of 99 The Best Horror Movie Sequels #35 of 137 The Goriest Movies Ever Made

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Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu
Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more

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#1,224 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #106 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #282 of 324 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

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Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Renée Zellweger
Nurse Betty is a 2000 American black comedy film directed by Neil LaBute starring Renée Zellweger as a Kansas waitress who suffers a nervous breakdown and starts obsessively pursuing her ...more

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#675 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #41 of 57 The Best Morgan Freeman Movies

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Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Kiefer Sutherland
At Close Range is a 1986 crime drama film directed by James Foley, based on the real life rural Pennsylvania crime family led by Bruce Johnston, Sr. which operated during the 1960s and 1970s. It ...more
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Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer
9 is a 2009 computer animated post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film, which was directed by Shane Acker and produced by Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov. The film stars the voice talents ...more
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Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Crispin Glover Movies
Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan
Hot Tub Time Machine is a 2010 American science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Steve Pink. It stars John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Crispin Glover, Lizzy Caplan, ...more

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Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter
Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more

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#134 of 348 The Best Movies Based On Books #17 of 78 The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels

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Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu
The Doors is a 1991 American biopic about the 1960-70s rock band of the same name which emphasizes the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison. It was directed by Oliver Stone.

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#305 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #341 of 387 The Best Movies to Watch While Stoned

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The Orkly Kid
Crispin Glover, Kristen Johnston
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Jennifer Tilly, Natasha Lyonne, Crispin Glover
Fast Sofa is a 2001 film directed by Salomé Breziner.
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Tatum O'Neal, Crispin Glover, Rik Mayall
Little Noises is a 1992 dramedy film directed by Jane Spencer. The movie was released on June 1, 1992 in the United States and stars Crispin Glover as an awkward and unsuccessful writer who ...more