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

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

The Trigger Effect and Box of Moonlight are only the beginning of the films on this list.

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

Dermot Mulroney has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Robert Altman and Garry Marshall.

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The Wedding Date Amy Adams, Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney The Wedding Date is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by Clare Kilner and starring Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney, and Amy Adams. Based on the novel Asking for Trouble by Elizabeth ...more

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My Best Friend's Wedding Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan, starring Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett, Philip Bosco, M. Emmet Walsh, ...more

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The Family Stone Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha. Produced by Michael London and distributed by 20th Century Fox, it stars an ensemble cast, including ...more

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Must Love Dogs Diane Lane, John Cusack, Christopher Plummer Must Love Dogs is a 2005 romantic comedy film based on Claire Cook's eponymous 2002 novel. Starring Diane Lane and John Cusack, it is the third film directed and written by Gary David Goldberg ...more

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Griffin and Phoenix Amanda Peet, Sarah Paulson, Fred Armisen Griffin & Phoenix is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Ed Stone.

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Georgia Rule Lindsay Lohan, Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Garrett Hedlund, and Cary Elwes. The ...more

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Where the Day Takes You Will Smith, Alyssa Milano, Christian Slater Where the Day Takes You is a 1992 drama film directed by Marc Rocco. The film tells the story of teenage runaways trying to survive on the streets of Los Angeles. The film was nominated for the ...more

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Young Guns Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Emilio Estevez Young Guns is a 1988 Western action film directed by Christopher Cain and written by John Fusco. The film was the first to be produced by Morgan Creek Productions. The film stars Emilio Estevez, ...more

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Point of No Return Anne Bancroft, Bridget Fonda, Harvey Keitel Point of No Return is a 1993 American action film directed by John Badham and starring Bridget Fonda and Gabriel Byrne. It is a remake of Luc Besson's 1990 film Nikita. Maggie Hayward is a ...more

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Longtime Companion Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Shalhoub, Dermot Mulroney Longtime Companion is a 1989 film with Bruce Davison, Campbell Scott, Patrick Cassidy, and Mary-Louise Parker. The first wide-release theatrical film to deal with the subject of AIDS, the film ...more

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The Family Tree Christina Hendricks, Jane Seymour, Selma Blair The Family Tree is a 2011 comedy drama film written by Mark Lisson and directed by Vivi Friedman.

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The Rockford Files Alan Tudyk, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney The Rockford Files is a 2010 drama film written by David Shore and directed by Michael W. Watkins.

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Staying Together Sean Astin, Stockard Channing, Levon Helm Staying Together is a 1989 film directed by Lee Grant.

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The Thing Called Love Sandra Bullock, River Phoenix, Trisha Yearwood The Thing Called Love is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. An aspiring singer (Samantha Mathis) moves to Nashville where she meets other hopeful newcomers.

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Abduction Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins Abduction is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Michael Nyqvist, and Alfred ...more

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Bad Girls Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell, Madeleine Stowe Bad Girls is a 1994 western film starring Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell and Drew Barrymore. It was directed by Jonathan Kaplan from a screenplay by Ken Friedman and ...more

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The Safety of Objects Kristen Stewart, Glenn Close, Joshua Jackson The Safety of Objects is a 2001 independent film based upon a collection of short stories of the same name, written by A. M. Homes and published in 1990. It features four suburban families who ...more

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Copycat Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Harry Connick Copycat is a 1995 American psychological thriller, starring Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter and Dermot Mulroney. The film was directed by Jon Amiel, with a score composed by Christopher Young.

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Survival Quest Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney, Lance Henriksen Survival Quest is a 1989 film starring Lance Henriksen, Catherine Keener, and Dermot Mulroney. It was written and directed by Don Coscarelli one year after Phantasm II.

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Zodiac Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery-thriller film directed by David Fincher and based on Robert Graysmith's non-fiction book of the same name. The Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. joint ...more

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The Memory Keeper's Daughter Gretchen Mol, Emily Watson, Dermot Mulroney The Memory Keeper's Daughter is a 2008 film made for television and directed by Mick Jackson.

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The Last Outlaw Mickey Rourke, Steve Buscemi, Keith David The Last Outlaw was a western released in 1994 starring Mickey Rourke, Dermot Mulroney, Ted Levine, Daniel Quinn, Gavan O'Herlihy, Keith David, John C. McGinley, and Steve Buscemi, along with a ...more

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How to Make an American Quilt Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more

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About Schmidt Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, June Squibb About Schmidt is a 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne, starring Jack Nicholson in the title role. It is very loosely based on the 1996 novel of the same title by Louis ...more

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The Trigger Effect Elisabeth Shue, Kyle MacLachlan, Dermot Mulroney The Trigger Effect is a 1996 thriller film written and directed by David Koepp, and starring Kyle MacLachlan, Elisabeth Shue and Dermot Mulroney. The film follows the downward spiral of society ...more

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Inhale Diane Kruger, Rosanna Arquette, Sam Shepard Inhale is a 2010 drama film written by Walter A. Doty III and John Claflin and directed by Baltasar Kormákur.

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Flash of Genius Lauren Graham, Alan Alda, Tatiana Maslany Flash of Genius is a 2008 American biographical film directed by Marc Abraham. The screenplay by Philip Railsback, based on a 1993 New Yorker article by John Seabrook, focuses on Robert Kearns ...more

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Sunset Bruce Willis, Malcolm McDowell, James Garner Sunset is a 1988 American action comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Bruce Willis as legendary Western actor Tom Mix and James Garner as legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. ...more

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Big Miracle Kristen Bell, Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film, directed by Ken Kwapis, is based on the 1989 book Freeing the Whales by Tom Rose, which covers ...more

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Daddy Patricia Arquette, Danny Aiello, Dermot Mulroney Daddy is a 1987 tv film directed by John Herzfeld.

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Career Opportunities Jennifer Connelly, John Candy, Dermot Mulroney Career Opportunities is a 1991 American romantic comedy film starring Frank Whaley in his first lead role and co-starring Jennifer Connelly. It was written and co-produced by John Hughes and ...more

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Investigating Sex Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell, Terrence Howard Investigating Sex is a 2001 comedy/drama film written and directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Neve Campbell, Til Schweiger, Nick Nolte and Dermot Mulroney and based on the book Recherches sur ...more

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The Grey Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo The Grey is a 2011 American survival thriller co-written, produced and directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo and Dermot Mulroney. It is based on the short story ...more

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Where the Money Is Paul Newman, Linda Fiorentino, Dermot Mulroney Where the Money Is is a 2000 film directed by Marek Kanievska, written by E. Max Frye, and starring Paul Newman, Linda Fiorentino, and Dermot Mulroney.

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There Goes My Baby Mark Ruffalo, Anne Archer, Noah Wyle There Goes My Baby is a 1994 coming-of-age film written and directed by Floyd Mutrux and starring Dermot Mulroney, Rick Schroder, Noah Wyle, Lucy Deakins, and Kelli Williams. Told from the point ...more

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Lovely and Amazing Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer, Catherine Keener Lovely and Amazing is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener.

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Gracie Elisabeth Shue, Dermot Mulroney, Andrew Shue Gracie is a 2007 American historical sports drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim. It stars Carly Schroeder as Gracie Bowen, Dermot Mulroney as Bryan Bowen, Elisabeth Shue as Lindsay Bowen, ...more

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Living in Oblivion Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, Catherine Keener Living in Oblivion is a 1995 low-budget independent comedy-drama film, written and directed by Tom DiCillo and is also Peter Dinklage's debut role.

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Struck by Lightning Christina Hendricks, Sarah Hyland, Rebel Wilson Struck by Lightning is a 2012 comedy directed by Brian Dannelly.

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Jolene Jessica Chastain, Denise Richards, Chazz Palminteri Jolene is a 2008 American drama film directed by Dan Ireland. It stars Jessica Chastain as the titular character and is based on the short story "Jolene: A Life" by E. L. Doctorow, ...more

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J. Edgar Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench J. Edgar is a 2011 American biographical drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood. Written by Dustin Lance Black, the film focuses on the career of FBI director J. Edgar ...more

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Kansas City Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Harry Belafonte Kansas City is a 1996 crime film, directed by Robert Altman, and featuring numerous jazz tracks. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy and Steve Buscemi ...more

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Trade of Innocents Mira Sorvino, Dermot Mulroney, John Billingsley Trade of Innocents is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Christopher Bessette.

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Silent Tongue River Phoenix, Richard Harris, Dermot Mulroney Silent Tongue is a Western written and directed by Sam Shepard. It was filmed in Spring 1992, but not released until 1994. It was filmed near Roswell, New Mexico and features Richard Harris, ...more

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Trixie Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane Trixie is a 2000 American mystery-crime film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Emily Watson, Nick Nolte, Will Patton and Brittany Murphy.

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Long Gone Virginia Madsen, Dermot Mulroney, William Petersen Long Gone is a 1987 baseball film by HBO that is based on Paul Hemphill's 1979 book of the same name. The made-for-television film was directed by Martin Davidson and starred William Petersen, ...more

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Hair High Sarah Silverman, David Carradine, Beverly DAngelo Hair High is a 2004 animated comedy-horror-romance by American filmmaker Bill Plympton.

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Undertow Kristen Stewart, Jamie Bell, Josh Lucas Undertow is a 2004 thriller film directed by David Gordon Green, starring Jamie Bell, Devon Alan, Dermot Mulroney and Josh Lucas. Taking place in Georgia, the film tells the story of two boys ...more

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Family Pictures Anjelica Huston, Kyra Sedgwick, Sam Neill Family Pictures is a 1993 American made-for-television drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sue Miller. It was directed by Philip Saville and stars Anjelica Huston, Sam Neill, Kyra ...more

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Bastard out of Carolina Christina Ricci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Dern Bastard out of Carolina is a 1996 film made by Showtime Networks, directed by Anjelica Huston. It is based on a novel by Dorothy Allison and adapted for the screen by Anne Meredith. Jena Malone ...more