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

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

List films include 61*, Tales of the City and many more.

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

Robert Altman and Brian De Palma are among those who have directed Donald Moffat at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter - The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter, written by Bill Lancaster, and starring Kurt Russell. The film's title refers to its primary antagonist: a ...more

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The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Donald Moffat Movies
Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid - The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in ...more

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Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones - Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 spy action thriller film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on Tom Clancy's book of the same name. It was preceded by the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October and ...more

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Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, J.J. Abrams - Regarding Henry is a 1991 American film drama starring Harrison Ford and Annette Bening, directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by J. J. Abrams focuses on a New York City lawyer who struggles ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Steve Martin, Dana Delany - Housesitter is a 1992 romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz, written by Mark Stein, and starring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. The premise involves a woman with con-artist tendencies who ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Juliette Lewis - The Evening Star is a 1996 sequel to Academy Award for Best Picture-winning Terms of Endearment, starring Shirley MacLaine, who reprises the role of Aurora Greenway she won an Oscar for playing ...more

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Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz - Popeye is a 1980 American musical comedy film, directed by Robert Altman and is a live-action film adaptation of E. C. Segar's Thimble Theatre aka Popeye comic strip. It stars Robin Williams as ...more

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George Segal, Jill Clayburgh, Donald Moffat - The Terminal Man is a 1974 film directed by Mike Hodges, based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. It stars George Segal. The story centers on the immediate dangers of mind ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis - The Bonfire of the Vanities is a 1990 American comedy-drama film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Tom Wolfe, originally serialized in Rolling Stone. A critical and ...more

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Gene Hackman, Laurence Fishburne, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio - Class Action is a 1991 American drama thriller film directed by Michael Apted. Gene Hackman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio star; Laurence Fishburne, Colin Friels, Fred Dalton Thompson, and ...more

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Anthony Michael Hall, Thomas Jane, Christopher McDonald - 61* is a 2001 American sports drama film written by Hank Steinberg and directed by Billy Crystal. It stars Barry Pepper as Roger Maris and Thomas Jane as Mickey Mantle on their quest to break ...more

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Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Glenn Close - Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 criminal comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble cast, including Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Patricia Neal, Charles S. Dutton and ...more

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Jessica Lange, Michael Rooker, Lukas Haas - Music Box is a 1989 film that tells the story of a Hungarian-American immigrant who is accused of having been a war criminal. The plot revolves around his daughter, an attorney, who defends him, ...more

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Robin Williams, Kurt Russell, Kirk Cameron - The Best of Times is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode and written by Ron Shelton. It stars Robin Williams and Kurt Russell as two friends attempting to relive a high ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz - Trapped in Paradise is a 1994 Christmas-themed crime comedy film written and directed by George Gallo, and starring Nicolas Cage, Jon Lovitz, and Dana Carvey.

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Jaclyn Smith, Richard Chamberlain, Denholm Elliott - The Bourne Identity is a 1988 television movie adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel The Bourne Identity. The film was directed by Roger Young for Warner Bros. Television with Richard Chamberlain ...more

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Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Thomas Gibson - Tales of the City is a 1993 television miniseries based on the first of the Tales of the City series of novels by Armistead Maupin. To date, the first three books have been adapted into ...more

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Joanne Woodward, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Estelle Parsons - Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 American drama Technicolor film produced and directed by Paul Newman. The screenplay by Stewart Stern is based on the 1966 novel A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence.

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Mark Harmon, Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann - Eleanor and Franklin is a television movie released on January 11, 1976, starring Edward Herrmann as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Jane Alexander as Eleanor Roosevelt. It is the first part in a ...more

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Geoffrey Lewis, Dean Jones, Donald Moffat - When Every Day Was the Fourth of July is a 1978 NBC television movie about a Jewish-American family in 1937 Bridgeport, Connecticut. Narrated in first person flashback, the story follows a ...more

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Denzel Washington, Don Murray, Millie Perkins - When a young woman (Kristen Vigard) dies in a drunk-driving accident caused by her inebriated friend, Tom Fiske (Don Murray), her father, John (James Farentino), mourns his loss by devoting his ...more

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Hal Holbrook, Victor Garber, Geraldine Fitzgerald - Tartuffe is a 1978 Comedy film written by Richard Wilbur and directed by Kirk Browning.

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William Shatner, Mel Tormé, Donald Moffat - Land of No Return is a 1978 thriller film written, directed, and produced by Kent Bateman, father of Jason and Justine Bateman. The film stars Mel Torme and William Shatner. The film was shot in ...more

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Shirley MacLaine, Joan Cusack, Lauren Holly - A Smile Like Yours is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Keith Samples and starring Greg Kinnear and Lauren Holly. The film centers on a couple as they try to conceive a child. The film was ...more

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Tim Matheson, Fionnula Flanagan, Donald Moffat - Mary White is a 1977 TV movie written by Caryl Ledner and directed by Jud Taylor based on the writings of William Allen White.

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Reba McEntire, Keith Carradine, Donald Moffat - Is There Life Out There is a 1994 made-for-TV movie starring Reba McEntire, who also sings the title song.

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The Long Days of Summer Dean Jones, Donald Moffat, Joan Hackett - The Long Days of Summer is a 1980 ABC television movie sequel to the 1978 NBC television movie When Every Day Was the Fourth of July. Taking place one year later, the story follows now 13-year ...more

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Sam Elliott, Donald Moffat, Bo Hopkins - Gone to Texas is a 1986 biography drama history war western film written by Frank Q. Dobbs and John Binder and directed by Peter Levin.

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Ned Beatty, Marsha Mason, Donald Moffat - Promises in the Dark is a 1979 drama film written by Loring Mandel and directed by Jerome Hellman.

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Stephen Dorff, Ricky Schroder, Veronica Cartwright -

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Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story Jeff Daniels, Eli Wallach, Brian Dennehy -

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James Woods, Marie Osmond, June Lockhart - The Gift of Love is a 1978 film directed by Don Chaffey.

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Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Donald Moffat Movies
Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope Jaclyn Smith, Terry O'Quinn, Perry King - Kaleidoscope, also known as Danielle Steel's Kaleidoscope, is a 1990 made for television romantic drama film directed by Jud Taylor. The film is based upon the 1987 novel of the same name by ...more

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Love, Cheat & Steal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Donald Moffat Movies
Love, Cheat & Steal John Lithgow, Mädchen Amick, Eric Roberts - Love, Cheat & Steal is a 1993 film directed by William Curran.

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On the Nickel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Donald Moffat Movies
On the Nickel Ralph Waite, Donald Moffat, Hal Williams - On the Nickel is a feature film written, produced by, and starring Ralph Waite. The film tells the story of Sam, a recovering alcoholic who feels dissatisfied with his life of sobriety and goes ...more

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Robert Duvall, Cliff Robertson, Donald Moffat - The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid is a 1972 Technicolor Western film about the James-Younger Gang distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by Philip Kaufman in a cinéma ...more

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Forget-Me-Not-Lane Tom Hulce, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Moffat -