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The Best Dylan McDermott Movies  

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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.

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

If Dylan McDermott movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Craig T. Nelson and Jon Voight too.

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Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine
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
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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Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman
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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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Padma Lakshmi, Dylan McDermott
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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Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
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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Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jeanne Tripplehorn
'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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Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott
Three to Tango is a 1999 romantic comedy film starring Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott and Oliver Platt.
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Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green, Chloƫ Sevigny
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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Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Holly Hunter
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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Kristen Stewart, Tatiana Maslany, Dylan McDermott
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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Ashton Kutcher, Usher, Alfred Molina
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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Dylan McDermott, Jami Gertz, Regina Taylor
Jersey Girl is a 1992 American romantic comedy drama film directed by David Burton Morris.
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Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Courtney B. Vance
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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Tim Robbins, Crispin Glover, William S. Burroughs
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
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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Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer
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
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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Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey
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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Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd
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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Kiefer Sutherland, Woody Harrelson, Marg Helgenberger
The Cowboy Way is a 1994 comedy film directed by Gregg Champion and starring Woody Harrelson and Kiefer Sutherland.

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Mercy James Caan, Dylan McDermott, Erika Christensen
Mercy is a 2010 drama film written by Scott Caan and directed by Patrick Hoelck.
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Heather Graham, Val Kilmer, AnnaSophia Robb
Have Dreams, Will Travel is a 2007 drama film set in the 1960s. It was written and directed by Brad Isaacs and stars AnnaSophia Robb and Cayden Boyd.
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Sharon Stone, Tom Sizemore, Dylan McDermott
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie is a 1991 thriller film directed by Charles Finch and starred Dylan McDermott, Sharon Stone and Tom Sizemore. The primary location for "Sleeping Dogs" was C.E. ...more
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Dylan McDermott, Flea, Dean Stockwell
The Blue Iguana is a 1988 crime film about a bounty hunter who is blackmailed into stopping the transfer of twenty million dollars from a Mexican tax paradise into the United States. The film ...more
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Nobody Walks Jane Levy, John Krasinski, Dylan McDermott
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