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The Best Edward Burns Movies

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

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

List films include Wild and Woolly, Sidewalks of New York and more.

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  • Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Surrounded by the brutal realties of war, while searching ...more
  • When you're a good Irish Catholic, you choose one person to be with for the rest of your life. But how can you be sure you've found "the one"? Each of the three brothers McMullen turns up a different ...more
  • The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six ...more
  • In this glossy neo-noir caper, expert grifter Jake Vig (Edward Burns) inadvertently crosses volatile crime boss the King (Dustin Hoffman) and, to make it right, he must agree to con banker Morgan ...more
  • No Looking Back is a 1998 American drama-genre film directed, written, produced by, and starring Edward Burns. The film centers on the relationship of Charlie and Claudia. The film had a limited ...more
  • The lives -- and relationships -- of married brothers Mickey and Francis Fitzpatrick are disrupted by the presence of Heather, Mickey's ex-girlfriend. Heather has just reentered Mickey's life, but at ...more
  • Blue-collar Paulie (Edward Burns) prepares for fatherhood and his forthcoming wedding to Sue (Brittany Murphy) by hanging out with his groomsmen. Brother Jimbo (Donal Logue), cousin Mike (Jay Mohr) ...more
  • Newlyweds is a 2011 comedy/drama film written and directed by Edward Burns.
  • An engaged man (Matt Bush) considers a career change while falling for another woman (Kerry Bishé).
  • When disgraced ex-cop Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) steps onto the ledge of the highest floor of New York's famous Roosevelt Hotel, more than just his life is at risk; he threatens to bring the city ...more
  • Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude ...more
  • World-weary and still grieving over the loss of his wife, detective Jack Stanton (Edward Burns) must accompany a high-school baseball coach (David Krumholtz) from Upstate as he combs New York City ...more
  • After the commercial failure of her critically acclaimed first novel, Patti Petalson (Selma Blair) takes a job in real estate. Married to unfaithful chef Chazz (Donal Logue), Patti is startled by a ...more
  • On Ash Wednesday in 1983, three years after he was supposedly killed by rival mobsters, Sean (Elijah Wood) returns to the Hell's Kitchen section of New York City, much to the dismay of those who ...more
  • At the center of "15 Minutes" is a New York City double murder that must be solved. But the fast-paced story isn't so much about figuring out the truth of the murder, as following who controls that ...more
  • Echelon Conspiracy is a 2009 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Greg Marcks and starring Shane West, Edward Burns, and Ving Rhames.
  • The River King is a 2005 film starring Edward Burns, Rachelle Lefèvre and Jennifer Ehle as a policeman, student and teacher all searching for the truth behind the apparent suicide of a young man at a ...more
  • Perennial bridesmaid Jane (Katherine Heigl) always puts the needs of others before her own, making her the go-to gal whenever someone needs help with wedding plans. So when Jane's younger sister Tess ...more
  • In the year 2055, greedy entrepreneur Charles Hatton (Ben Kingsley) makes a fortune with his company, Time Safari Inc., which allows millionaires to travel back to the prehistoric era to hunt ...more
  • Jim is a chick magnet with a serious problem: Relationship Attention Deficit Disorder. His cure? The 'breakup' as an art form! Jim's hilarious trip down the twisted road of romance to its surprising ...more
  • Lanie Kerrigan (Angelina Jolie), a feature reporter at a Seattle television station, leads the ultimate superficial life, even though she thinks she has it all, like a superstar boyfriend, a gorgeous ...more
  • In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie (Jennifer Westfeldt) and Jason (Adam Scott) decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming ...more
  • On Guard is a 1927 American drama film serial directed by Arch Heath. It is considered to be lost.
  • When Beth Raymond (Shannyn Sossamon) witnesses the deaths of two friends, she knows there is more at work than just a tragic coincidence; days before they die, both victims hear their terrifying ...more
  • Beyond the Rockies is a 1932 Western film written by John P. McCarthy and directed by Fred Allen.