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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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Saving Private Ryan 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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Midnight Run 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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Get Shorty John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito Get Shorty is a 1995 crime-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 ...more

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Thief Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld Thief is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel The Home Invaders: Confessions of a Cat Burglar by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James ...more

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

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That Old Feeling 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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Striking Distance 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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Out of Sight Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson Out of Sight is a 1998 American crime 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 ...more

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Big Trouble 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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Sidewalks of New York 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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Manhunter Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen Manhunter is a 1986 American crime 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 ...more

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Eddie 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.

Dennis Hopper Said Yes to Anything

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Stealing Harvard Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally, Tom Green Stealing Harvard is a 2002 crime 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 ...more

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Paparazzi 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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Another Stakeout 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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The Grand 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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You Kill Me 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.

The Best British Documentaries

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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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What Happens in Vegas 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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The Mod Squad 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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Reindeer Games 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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We're Talking Serious Money 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

The Best Jessica Biel Movies

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Men of Respect 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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Bottle Shock 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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Little Big League Jason Robards Jr., Jeff Garlin, Jonathan Silverman Little Big League is a 1994 family sports film about a 12 year-old who suddenly becomes the owner and then manager of the Minnesota Twins baseball team. It stars Luke Edwards, Timothy Busfield, ...more

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Code of Silence 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

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The Last Rites of Joe May Gary Cole, Dennis Farina, Jamie Anne Allman The Last Rites of Joe May is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Joe Maggio. "Small-time Chicago hustler Joe May (the incomparable Dennis Farina) always felt like a great destiny ...more

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Mac Ellen Barkin, John Turturro, John Amos Mac is a 1993 drama film directed by John Turturro.

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Purple Violets Debra Messing, Selma Blair, Bill Hader Purple Violets is a 2007 relationship comedy written and directed by Edward Burns. It is an independent film, set in lower Manhattan, about four friends from college ready for change. It ...more

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National Lampoon's Bagboy Brooke Shields, Larry Miller, Dennis Farina National Lampoon's Bag Boy is a 2007 comedy film directed by Mort Nathan, starring Dennis Farina, Paul Campbell and Marika Dominczyk. The plot involves a teenager who enters the competitive ...more

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Bonanza: Under Attack Leonard Nimoy, Jack Elam, Ben Johnson Bonanza: Under Attack is a 1995 TV-movie sequel to the 1959-1973 television series Bonanza and television films Bonanza: The Next Generation and Bonanza: The Return. The movie was directed by ...more

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Street Crimes Dennis Farina, Max Gail, Ron Yuan

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Bad Seed Norman Reedus, Luke Wilson, Vincent Kartheiser

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Dream a Little Dream 2 Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Robyn Lively Dream a Little Dream 2 is a 1995 direct-to-video American teen comedy film, starring Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Robyn Lively and Stacie Randall. Directed by James Lemmo, this film is the sequel ...more

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Knucklehead Big Show, Wendie Malick, Melora Hardin Knucklehead is a lowbrow comedy film starring Big Show, Stuart Pointer, Melora Hardin and Dennis Farina. It was released on October 22, 2010 in select theaters. The DVD was released on November ...more

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Bella Mafia Jennifer Tilly, Vanessa Redgrave, James Marsden Bella Mafia is a 1997 American television film starring Vanessa Redgrave and Dennis Farina. Redgrave was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. It ...more

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The Killing Floor Alfre Woodard, Ted Levine, Dennis Farina The Killing Floor is a 1985 drama directed by Bill Duke.

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Six Against the Rock is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dennis Farina Movies
Six Against the Rock David Morse, David Carradine, Jan-Michael Vincent

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The Case Of The Hillside Stranglers Billy Zane, Dennis Farina, Richard Crenna The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killin' cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers. The movie concentrates on the killer's story, ...more

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High Stakes Stephen Collins, Veronica Hamel, Dennis Farina