The Best Dylan McDermott Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 327 votes 66 voters 10.2k views 34 items

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

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

Texas Rangers and Twister are included on this list.

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Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine

Released: 1989

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross, based on the 1987 play by Robert Harling. A young beautician (Daryl Hannah), newly arrived in a small Louisiana ...more

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Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson, Dylan McDermott

Released: 1994

Directed by: Les Mayfield

Miracle on 34th Street is a 1994 American Christmas fantasy film written and produced by John Hughes, and directed by Les Mayfield. It stars Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson, Elizabeth Perkins, ...more

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Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Released: 1993

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

In the Line of Fire is a 1993 American action thriller film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, and starring Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich. Written by Jeff Maguire, the film is about a ...more

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Padma Lakshmi, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2005

Directed by: Paul Mayeda Berges

The Mistress of Spices is a 2005 film by Paul Mayeda Berges, with a screenplay by Gurinder Chadha and Berges. It is based upon the novel Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman

Released: 2003

Directed by: Gary Fleder

Runaway Jury is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz. It is an adaptation of John Grisham's novel The ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Released: 1997

Directed by: Scott Winant

'Til There Was You is a 1997 American romantic drama film directed by Scott Winant. The screenplay, written by Winnie Holzman, traces thirty-odd years in the parallel lives of two people whose ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Tatiana Maslany, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2007

Directed by: Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang Phat

The Messengers is a 2007 American supernatural horror film directed by the Pang Brothers, and produced by Sam Raimi. It stars Kristen Stewart, John Corbett, William B. Davis, Dylan McDermott, ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Holly Hunter

Released: 1995

Directed by: Jodie Foster

Home for the Holidays is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and produced by Peggy Rajski and Foster. The screenplay was by W. D. Richter based on the short story by Chris Radant. ...more

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Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green, Chloë Sevigny

Released: 2003

Directed by: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato

Party Monster is a 2003 American factually based drama directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, and starring Macaulay Culkin as the drug-addled "king of the Club Kids". The film ...more

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Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott

Released: 1999

Directed by: Damon Santostefano

Three to Tango is a 1999 romantic comedy film starring Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott and Oliver Platt.

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Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Courtney B. Vance

Released: 1987

Directed by: John Irvin

Hamburger Hill is a 1987 American film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, part of the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified ...more

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Dylan McDermott, Jami Gertz, Regina Taylor

Released: 1992

Directed by: David Burton Morris

Jersey Girl is a 1992 American romantic comedy drama film directed by David Burton Morris.
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Ashton Kutcher, Usher, Alfred Molina

Released: 2001

Directed by: Steve Miner

Texas Rangers is a 2001 United States drama/western film directed by Steve Miner. It is about a group of Texas Rangers.

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Tim Robbins, Crispin Glover, William S. Burroughs

Released: 1989

Directed by: Michael Almereyda

Twister is a 1989 comedy film starring Suzy Amis, Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, and Dylan McDermott. It was shot in Wichita, Kansas.
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Will Ferrell, John Goodman, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jay Roach

The Campaign is a 2012 American political satire comedy film directed by Jay Roach. An incumbent Representative (Will Ferrell) embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge ...more
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Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

Released: 2005

Directed by: David J. Burke

Edison, is a 2005 American thriller film written and directed by David J. Burke, and stars Morgan Freeman, LL Cool J, Justin Timberlake and Kevin Spacey.
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Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer

Released: 2003

Directed by: James Cox

Wonderland is a 2003 American drama film co-written and directed by James Cox. The film stars Val Kilmer, Kate Bosworth, Dylan McDermott, Carrie Fisher, Lisa Kudrow, Josh Lucas, Christina ...more
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Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Shannen Doherty

Released: 2010

Directed by: Christopher B. Landon

Burning Palms is a 2010 satirical thriller film based on Los Angeles stereotypes told through five intertwining storylines. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Christopher B.
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Nobody Walks Jane Levy, John Krasinski, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2012

Directed by: Ry Russo-Young

Nobody Walks is a 2012 American independent drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young. The film premiered in Competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won a special Jury Prize. The film ...more
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The Douché Dylan McDermott, David Hunt, Dana Buning

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lauren Palmigiano

The Douché is a 2010 short comedy film directed by Lauren Palmigiano and written by Dylan McDermott and Alex Fernie.
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A House Divided Jennifer Beals, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Rymer

A House Divided is a 2006 drama film written by Andrew Chapman and directed by Michael Rymer.
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Snoop Dogg, Rose Byrne, Dylan McDermott

Released: 2006

Directed by: Danny Green

The Tenants is a 2005 film drama starring Dylan McDermott and Snoop Dogg, based on the 1971 novel The Tenants by Bernard Malamud.
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Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

Released: 2012

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a 2012 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film, and an adaptation of the 1999 epistolary novel of the same name; it was written and directed by the novel's ...more

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Unbeatable Harold Willam Belli, Henry Winkler, Gladys Knight

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ari Palitz

Unbeatable Harold is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Ari Palitz. Its starring actors include Gordon Michaels, Nicole DeHuff, Henry Winkler, Gladys Knight, Charles Durning, Taryn Manning, ...more
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Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer, Samantha Mathis

Released: 2018

Directed by: Duncan Skiles

The Clovehitch Killer is a 2018 thriller film directed by Duncan Skiles. After Tyler (Charlie Plummer) finds incriminating evidence against his father (Dylan McDermott), their relationship ...more

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