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The Best Dean Stockwell Movies  

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

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

Examples include Banzai Runner and In Pursuit.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Dean Stockwell include names like Robert Altman, David Lynch and Tony Scott. Is Dean Stockwell your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Ray Milland and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. films lists too.

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Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern
Blue Velvet is a 1986 American mystery thriller flm, written and directed by David Lynch. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern. The title is taken ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow
Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew Modine. Michelle Pfeiffer, in something of a departure from her previous ...more

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Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Gavin MacLeod
Compulsion is a 1959 American crime drama film directed by Richard Fleischer. The film is based on the 1956 novel of the same name by Meyer Levin, which in turn was a fictionalized account of ...more
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Dean Stockwell, Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall
The Secret Garden is a 1949 US drama film. It is the second screen adaptation of the classic 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The screenplay by Robert Ardrey was directed by Fred M. ...more

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Dean Stockwell, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale
The Boy with Green Hair is a 1948 American comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Dean Stockwell as Peter, a young war orphan who is subject to ridicule after he awakens one ...more
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Nastassja Kinski, Sam Shepard, Dean Stockwell
Paris, Texas is a 1984 drama film directed by Wim Wenders and starring Harry Dean Stanton, Dean Stockwell, Nastassja Kinski, and Hunter Carson. The screenplay was written by L.M. Kit Carson and ...more

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Gregory Peck, Dean Stockwell, Celeste Holm
Gentleman's Agreement is a 1947 drama film about a journalist who poses as a Jew to research an exposé on antisemitism in New York City and the affluent community of Darien, Connecticut. ...more

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Grace Park, Tricia Helfer, Edward James Olmos
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Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater, Joan Allen
Tucker: The Man and His Dream is a 1988 biographical drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Jeff Bridges. The film recounts the story of Preston Tucker and his attempt to ...more

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Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt
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Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas
Kim is a 1950 adventure film made in Technicolor by MGM. It was directed by Victor Saville and produced by Leon Gordon from a screenplay by Helen Deutsch, Leon Gordon and Richard Schayer, based ...more
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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried
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Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Dean Stockwell
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Katharine Hepburn, Jason Robards Jr., Dean Stockwell
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Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart
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Stephen King
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Donald Pleasence, Dean Stockwell, Trevor Howard
Sons and Lovers is a 1960 CinemaScope British film adaptation of the D. H. Lawrence 1913 novel of the same name. It was adapted by T. E. B. Clarke and Gavin Lambert, directed by Jack Cardiff. ...more
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Christian Slater, Helen Slater, Dean Stockwell
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Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg
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Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Talia Shire
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Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close
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Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves
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Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn
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Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke
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