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The Best David Hyde Pierce Movies 

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

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

This list features films like Jackie's Back and Bright Lights, Big City.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best David Hyde Pierce movies?" and "What are the greatest David Hyde Pierce roles of all time?"

David Hyde Pierce is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Soderbergh, Terry Gilliam and Guillermo del Toro.

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David Hyde Pierce, Helen Reddy, Nathaniel Parker
The Perfect Host is a 2010 American black comedy/psychological thriller film written and directed by Nick Tomnay, a remake of Tomnay's 2001 short film The Host. The film stars David Hyde Pierce ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey
A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by ...more

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Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell
Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron. Based on a story by Jeff Arch, it stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie

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John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman
Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris
Nixon is a 1995 American biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that tells the story of the political and personal life of United States President Richard Nixon, played ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Bill Murray, Chris Rock
Osmosis Jones is a 2001 live-action/animated buddy cop comedy film directed by Tom Sito and Piet Kroon for the animated segments and the Farrelly brothers for the live-action ones. Unusual in ...more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short
Treasure Planet is a 2002 American animated science fiction adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. After he receives a map from a pirate, a rebellious teen (Joseph ...more

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Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits
The Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges, with Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, ...more

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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, January Jones
Full Frontal is a 2002 film by Steven Soderbergh about a day in the life of a handful of characters in Hollywood. It stars Catherine Keener, Blair Underwood, David Duchovny, Julia Roberts, Mary ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Plummer
Wolf is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick, and an uncredited Elaine May, with music by Ennio Morricone and cinematography ...more
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Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler
Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, Jeri Ryan
Down with Love is a 2003 romantic comedy film. It was directed by Peyton Reed and stars Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Sarah Paulson and David Hyde Pierce. The story follows a woman who ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Beals, David Hyde Pierce
Vampire's Kiss is a 1989 American black comedy horror film, directed by Robert Bierman, written by Joseph Minion, and stars Nicolas Cage, María Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Beals, and ...more

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David Hyde Pierce, Geroge Martin, Amy Irving
Crossing Delancey is a romantic comedy film starring Amy Irving and Peter Riegert that was released in 1988. It is directed by Joan Micklin Silver and was based on a play by Susan Sandler, who ...more

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Laud Weiner
David Hyde Pierce, Marisol Nichols, Jake Muxworthy
Laud Weiner is a short film written and directed by Philip Euling, starring David Hyde Pierce. The cast also includes Marisol Nichols, Jake Muxworthy, and James Oliver.
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Rowan Atkinson, David Hyde Pierce, Laurie Metcalf
The Appointments of Dennis Jennings is a 1988 American short comedy film, starring and co-written by Steven Wright, which won the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film at the 61st Academy ...more
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Lucy Liu, Carmen Electra, David Hyde Pierce
The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human is a 1999 American mockumentary directed and written by Jeff Abugov, and starring David Hyde Pierce, Carmen Electra, Lucy Liu, and Mackenzie Astin.

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Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese
Isn't She Great is a 2000 American film, that presents a fictionalized biography of best-selling author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. The film was directed by Andrew Bergman, with a ...more

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Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates
Bright Lights, Big City is a 1988 American drama film directed by James Bridges and starring Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Dianne Wiest and Jason Robards, based on the novel ...more
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Little Man Tate
Jodie Foster, Harry Connick, Jr.
Little Man Tate is a 1991 drama film directed by and starring Jodie Foster. The film marked her directorial debut. It tells the story of a seven-year-old child prodigy, Fred Tate, who struggles ...more

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Kevin Spacey, Macaulay Culkin, Burt Lancaster
Rocket Gibraltar is an American film released in 1988, directed by Daniel Petrie and starring Burt Lancaster, Patricia Clarkson and Macaulay Culkin in his film debut.
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The Tangerine Bear
Jenna Elfman, Howie Mandel, Marlon Wayans
The Tangerine Bear is a 2000 animation film directed by Bert Ring.
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Paul Giamatti, Molly Shannon, David Hyde Pierce
The Amazing Screw-On Head is a 2006 TV film directed by Chris Prynoski.
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Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton, Tim Curry
Jackie's Back is a 1999 television film directed by Robert Townsend. It premiered on the Lifetime Television Network on June 14, 1999.
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Salma Hayek, Elijah Wood, Jeff Goldblum
Chain of Fools is a 2000 comedy film about a hapless barber named Kresk.