Entertainment The Best Dennis Farina Movies  

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

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

List films include The Last Rites of Joe May, Code of Silence and more.

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

Notable directors that worked with Dennis Farina include names like Steven Spielberg, Steven Soderbergh and Michael Mann.

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Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel
Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for ...more

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Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano
Midnight Run is a 1988 American action-comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Joe Pantoliano and Philip ...more

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John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito
Get Shorty is a 1995 comedy-thriller film based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito, ...more

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Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld
This film is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James Caan as the titular thief and Tuesday Weld ...more

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Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones
Snatch is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, featuring an ensemble cast. Set in the London underworld, the film contains two intertwined plots: one dealing with the search ...more

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Bette Midler, Gail O'Grady, Paula Marshall
That Old Feeling is a 1997 romantic comedy starring Bette Midler and Dennis Farina. The film was directed by Carl Reiner.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore
Striking Distance is a 1993 action thriller film starring Bruce Willis as a Pittsburgh Police homicide detective Thomas Hardy. The film co-stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, and Tom ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson
Out of Sight is a 1998 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh and ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Sofía Vergara, Martha Stewart
Big Trouble is a 2002 American comedy film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and featured a large cast including Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Dennis ...more

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Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally, Tom Green
This film is a 2002 comedy film directed by Canadian filmmaker Bruce McCulloch, about a man who resorts to crime to pay for his niece's Harvard tuition. The film stars Jason Lee and Tom Green. ...more

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Heather Graham, Rosario Dawson, Brittany Murphy
Sidewalks of New York is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Edward Burns, who also stars in the film. The plot follows eight cycles in the lives of six Manhattan residents ...more

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Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen
Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written and directed by Michael Mann, it stars William Petersen as Will Graham and features Brian Cox as ...more

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Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg
Eddie is a 1996 comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Langella. The film barely broke even at the box office, grossing $31,387,164 in the US. The film was directed by Steve Rash.

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Mel Gibson, Matthew McConaughey, Chris Rock
Paparazzi is a 2004 action film directed by Paul Abascal, produced by actor Mel Gibson, and starring Cole Hauser and Tom Sizemore. The film chronicles the life of a popular Hollywood movie star ...more

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Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson
You Kill Me is 2007 crime comedy film directed by John Dahl, and starring Ben Kingsley, Luke Wilson, Téa Leoni, Philip Baker Hall, Dennis Farina, and Bill Pullman.

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Shannon Elizabeth, Woody Harrelson, Hank Azaria
The Grand is an improv comedy film directed by Zak Penn. The film has an ensemble cast including Ray Romano, Woody Harrelson, Chris Parnell, Werner Herzog, Jason Alexander, Dennis Farina, David ...more

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Rosie O'Donnell, Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss
Another Stakeout is a 1993 action comedy film starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez and Rosie O'Donnell. It is a sequel to the 1987 film, Stakeout. Unlike its predecessor, the film was ...more

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Blind Faith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dennis Farina Movies
Blind Faith Johnny Galecki, Noah Wyle, Joanna Kerns
Blind Faith is a 1990 NBC miniseries based on the 1989 true crime book of the same name by Joe McGinniss. It follows the 1984 case in which American businessman Robert O. Marshall was charged ...more

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Fran Drescher, Dennis Farina, Leo Rossi
We're Talking Serious Money, also known as Serious Money, is an Action/Comedy directed by James Lemmo. He also co-wrote the screenplay with Leo Rossi, who also stars in the movie. Cinematography ...more

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Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Rod Steiger
Men of Respect is a 1990 crime drama film, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Macbeth. It stars John Turturro as Mike Battaglia, a Mafia hitman who climbs his way to the top by killing ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah
What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. The title is based on the Las Vegas marketing catchphrase "What ...more

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Claire Danes, Josh Brolin, Giovanni Ribisi
The Mod Squad is a 1999 film directed by Scott Silver and starring Claire Danes, Omar Epps and Giovanni Ribisi. It is based on the popular television show of the same name.

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Eliza Dushku, Chris Pine, Alan Rickman
Bottle Shock is a 2008 American comedy-drama film based on the 1976 wine competition termed the "Judgment of Paris", when California wine defeated French wine in a blind taste test. It ...more

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Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Ashton Kutcher
Reindeer Games is a 2000 action film film, directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, and Charlize Theron. It was Frankenheimer's final theatrically released film and ...more

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Chuck Norris, John Mahoney, Dennis Farina
Code of Silence is a 1985 American action film directed by Andrew Davis, and starring Chuck Norris and Henry Silva. The film was released in the United States on May 3, 1985. It was typical for ...more