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The Best Dermot Mulroney Movies  

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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.

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Daddy Patricia Arquette, Danny Aiello, Dermot Mulroney
Daddy is a 1987 tv film directed by John Herzfeld.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sgt. Will Gardner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dermot Mulroney Movies
Max Martini, Dermot Mulroney, Gary Sinise
Sgt. Will Gardner is a 2019 American film directed by Max Martini. Disabled Iraq War Veteran, Will Gardner (Max Martini) goes on a cross-country motorcycle journey to reassemble his life and his ...more
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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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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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Christina Hendricks, Sarah Hyland, Rebel Wilson
Struck by Lightning is a 2012 comedy directed by Brian Dannelly.
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Mira Sorvino, Dermot Mulroney, John Billingsley
Trade of Innocents is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Christopher Bessette.
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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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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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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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Sarah Silverman, David Carradine, Beverly DAngelo
Hair High is a 2004 animated comedy-horror-romance by American filmmaker Bill Plympton.
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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