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

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dianne Wiest Movies
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price
Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp. The film shows the story of an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished ...more

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dianne Wiest Movies
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim
The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow
Footloose is a 1984 American musical-drama directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard
Parenthood is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom Hulce, Rick Moranis, Martha Plimpton, Joaquin Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, ...more

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Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria
The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film, directed by Mike Nichols and stars Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, and Dianne Wiest. Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, and ...more

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher
Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more

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Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Amanda Bynes
Robots is a 2005 American computer animated science fiction comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios for Twentieth Century Fox, and was released theatrically on March 11, 2005. The story was ...more

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Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mia Farrow
Radio Days is a 1987 comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film looks back on an American family's life during the Golden Age of Radio using both music and memories to tell the

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Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack
Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz ...more

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Dianne Wiest, Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith
Independence Day is a 1983 film directed by Robert Mandel from a script by the novelist Alice Hoffman. It was designed by Stewart Campbell and shot by Charles Rosher. It stars Kathleen Quinlan, ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood
Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels
The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 American romantic fantasy comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Inspired by Sherlock, Jr., Hellzapoppin', and Pirandello's Six Characters in Search ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning
I Am Sam is a 2001 American drama film written and directed by Jessie Nelson, and starring Sean Penn as a father with a developmental disability, Dakota Fanning as his inquisitive seven-year-old ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bosworth, Robert Redford
The Horse Whisperer is a 1998 American drama film directed by and starring Robert Redford, based on the 1995 novel The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans. Redford plays the title role, a talented ...more

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Jodie Foster, Harry Connick, Jr.
Little Man Tate is a 1991 drama film directed by and starring Jodie Foster. The film marked her directorial debut. It tells the story of a seven-year-old child prodigy, Fred Tate, who struggles ...more

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Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Dane Cook
Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve Carell, Alison Pill, Juliette Binoche, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney and Dane Cook.

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Anne Hathaway, David Morse, Dianne Wiest
Passengers is 2008 American-Canadian thriller film starring Anne Hathaway and Patrick Wilson, and directed by Rodrigo García. It was released in the United States by TriStar Pictures on ...more

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Chevy Chase, Jack Palance, Dianne Wiest
Cops & Robbersons is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie, and starring Chevy Chase, Jack Palance, Dianne Wiest, and Robert Davi.

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Whoopi Goldberg, Allison Janney, Eli Wallach
The Associate is a 1996 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Timothy Daly, Bebe Neuwirth, Austin Pendleton and Lainie Kazan. The film is a remake of the 1979 French film ...more

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Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Synecdoche, New York is a 2008 American postmodern drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. It is Kaufman's directorial debut. The plot follows an ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Sandra Oh, Aaron Eckhart
Rabbit Hole is a 2010 American drama film starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, and Dianne Wiest, and directed by John Cameron Mitchell; the screenplay is an adaptation by David Lindsay-Abaire ...more

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Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates
Bright Lights, Big City is a 1988 American drama film directed by James Bridges and starring Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Dianne Wiest and Jason Robards, based on the novel ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Common, David Morse
The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a 2012 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges. A magical pre-adolescent boy (CJ Adams) uses his personality and naïveté to have ...more

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Mary-Louise Parker, Sidney Poitier, Dianne Wiest
The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn is a 1999 made-for-television film, first broadcast on 9 May 1999 on CBS. This movie stars Sir Sidney Poitier as the title character, a rural Georgia carpenter, ...more

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Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman, Billy Crudup
Dedication is a 2007 American romantic comedy film starring Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore. Written by David Bromberg, this film is actor Justin Theroux's directorial debut. The film premiered at ...more