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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.

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    Steel Magnolias

    Sally Field, Dolly Parton

    Released1989

    Directed byHerbert Ross

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    Miracle on 34th Street

    Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson

    Released1994

    Directed byLes Mayfield

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    The Mistress of Spices

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Padma Lakshmi

    Released2005

    Directed byPaul 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 film...  more
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    In the Line of Fire

    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich

    Released1993

    Directed byWolfgang 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 disillusioned...  more

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    Runaway Jury

    Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2003

    Directed byGary 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 Runaway...  more
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    'Til There Was You

    Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released1997

    Directed byScott 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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    The Messengers

    Kristen Stewart, Tatiana Maslany

    Released2007

    Directed byOxide 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, and...  more

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    Home for the Holidays

    Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes

    Released1995

    Directed byJodie Foster

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    Party Monster

    Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green

    Released2003

    Directed byFenton 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 tells the story...  more

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    Three to Tango

    Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell

    Released1999

    Directed byDamon Santostefano

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

    Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn 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 position,...  more

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    Texas Rangers

    Ashton Kutcher, Usher

    Released2001

    Directed bySteve Miner

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

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    Jersey Girl

    Dylan McDermott, Jami Gertz

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Burton Morris

    Jersey Girl is a 1992 American romantic comedy drama film directed by David Burton Morris....  more
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    The Campaign

    Will Ferrell, John Goodman

    Released2012

    Directed byJay 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 from a...  more
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    Twister

    Tim Robbins, Crispin Glover

    Released1989

    Directed byMichael Almereyda

    Twister is a 1989 comedy film starring Suzy Amis, Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, and Dylan McDermott. It was shot in Wichita, Kansas....  more
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    Edison

    Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid 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....  more
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    Wonderland

    Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate

    Released2003

    Directed byJames 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 Applegate,...  more

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    Burning Palms

    Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher 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. Landon....  more
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    Nobody Walks

    Jane Levy, John Krasinski

    Released2012

    Directed byRy 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 stars...  more
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    The Douché

    Dylan McDermott, David Hunt

    Released2010

    Directed byLauren 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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    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev

    Released2012

    Directed byStephen 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 author,...  more

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    A House Divided

    Jennifer Beals, Dylan McDermott

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Rymer

    A House Divided is a 2006 drama film written by Andrew Chapman and directed by Michael Rymer....
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    Unbeatable Harold

    Willam Belli, Henry Winkler

    Released2009

    Directed byAri Palitz

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    The Tenants

    Snoop Dogg, Rose Byrne

    Released2006

    Directed byDanny Green

    The Tenants is a 2005 film drama starring Dylan McDermott and Snoop Dogg, based on the 1971 novel The Tenants by Bernard Malamud....  more
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    The Clovehitch Killer

    Dylan McDermott, Charlie Plummer

    Released2018

    Directed byDuncan 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 follows an...  more

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