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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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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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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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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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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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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Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American crime-comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, ...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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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

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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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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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Rashida Jones, Steve Martin, Jack Black The Big Year is an upcoming comedy film directed by David Frankel.

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Robert Downey Jr., Channing Tatum, Shia LaBeouf A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is a 2006 American drama film based on a 2001 memoir of the same name by author, director, and musician Dito Montiel, which describes his youth in Astoria, New ...more

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Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Sam Waterston September is a 1987 film written and directed by Woody Allen. Allen's intention for September was that it be like "a play on film," hence the great number of long takes and few camera ...more

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Jerry Lewis, Joy Behar, Dianne Wiest Cookie is a 1989 comedy film released on August 23, 1989 by Warner Brothers.

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Dianne Wiest, Jerry Hall, Jane Birkin Merci Docteur Rey is a 2002 Merchant Ivory's gay comedy film directed by Andrew Litvack, starring Dianne Wiest and Jane Birkin. Filmed in Paris.

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Joe Pesci, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can is a 1982 American biographical film directed by Jack Hofsiss, starring Jill Clayburgh. The screenplay by David Rabe is based on the memoir of the same title by Emmy ...more

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Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel Falling in Love is a 1984 American romantic-drama film starring Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep and directed by Ulu Grosbard. In the film, two married strangers meet randomly, become friends, ...more

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Ann-Margret, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ed O'Neill The 10th Kingdom is an American fairytale fantasy miniseries written by Simon Moore and produced by Britain's Carnival Films, Germany's Babelsberg Film und Fernsehen, and the USA's Hallmark ...more

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Michael Douglas, Dianne Wiest, Charles Grodin It's My Turn is a 1980 romantic comedy-drama film starring Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, and Charles Grodin. The film was directed by Claudia Weill and written by Eleanor Bergstein. The ...more

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Dianne Wiest, Robert Prosky, Joseph Wiseman Zalmen or the Madness of God is a 1975 drama film written by Elie Wiesel and directed by Peter Levin and Alan Schneider.

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Brendan Fraser, J.K. Simmons, Tony Bennett The Scout is a 1994 comedy film starring Brendan Fraser and Albert Brooks and directed by Michael Ritchie, the director of The Bad News Bears.

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Randy Quaid, Brian Dennehy, Dianne Wiest Category 6: Day of Destruction is a 2004 four-hour miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, with the first part aired on November 14 and the second on November 17. ...more

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Jude Law, Steve Buscemi, Judi Dench Rage is a 2009 film written and directed by Sally Potter, starring Jude Law and Judi Dench. The filmmakers said that the film created a new genre in filmmaking, called “naked cinema”.

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Broadway Theatre Archive: Out of Our Fathers' House Dianne Wiest, Carol Kane, Jackie Burroughs Broadway Theatre Archive: Out of Our Fathers' House is a 1978 drama and musical film written by Eve Merriam, Jack Hofsiss and Paula Wagner and directed by Jack Hofsiss.

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Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Elisabeth Moss Darling Companion is a 2012 drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, written by Kasdan and his wife Meg, and starring Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline. Filming took place in Utah in 2010 and was ...more

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The Blackwater Lightship Angela Lansbury, Dianne Wiest, Brían F. O'Byrne The Blackwater Lightship is a 2004 Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie adaptation of the novel The Blackwater Lightship by Colm Tóibín. It aired on CBS on February 4, 2004. The movie ...more