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The Best Edward Herrmann Movies 

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

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

This list is made up of films like Big Business and A Christmas Wish.

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

Edward Herrmann has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Joel Schumacher and Martin Scorsese.

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Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Jim Belushi

Released: 1985

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

The Man With One Red Shoe is a 1985 comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti, and starring Tom Hanks and Dabney Coleman. It is a remake of a 1972 French film Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire ...more

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Viggo Mortensen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels

Released: 1985

Directed by: Woody Allen

The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 American romantic fantasy comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Inspired by Sherlock, Jr., Hellzapoppin', and Pirandello's Six Characters in Search ...more

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#773 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #804 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Roddy McDowall

Released: 1987

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Overboard is a 1987 American romantic comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. It was directed by Garry Marshall, produced by Roddy McDowall, and loosely inspired by the 1974 Italian ...more

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Edward Herrmann Movies
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

Released: 1987

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris

Released: 1995

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Nixon is a 1995 American biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that tells the story of the political and personal life of United States President Richard Nixon, played ...more

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Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

Released: 1982

Directed by: John Huston

Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more

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#33 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #1,083 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #21 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

Released: 2004

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more

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George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton

Released: 2003

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Intolerable Cruelty is a 2003 romantic black comedy film directed by Joel Coen and produced by Ethan Coen and Brian Grazer. The Coen brothers also wrote the last draft of the screenplay about ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman

Released: 1981

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Reds is a 1981 epic film that was co-written, produced, and directed by Warren Beatty. The picture centers on the life and career of John Reed, the journalist and writer who chronicled the ...more

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Kevin Kline, Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Eisenberg

Released: 2002

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

The Emperor's Club is a 2002 American drama film directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Kevin Kline. It tells the story of a prep school teacher and his students at a fictional boys' prep school, ...more
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Richie Rich Macaulay Culkin, Claudia Schiffer, Reggie Jackson

Released: 1994

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Richie Rich is a 1994 American live-action film adaptation of the Harvey Comics comic book character Richie Rich. Directed by Donald Petrie, and starring Macaulay Culkin as the title character. ...more
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Maureen McCormick, Lorenzo Lamas, Edward Herrmann

Released: 1979

Directed by: Kieth Merrill

Take Down is a 1979 sports film released by Buena Vista Distribution Company about an unqualified teacher who finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school ...more
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Woody Allen, Michael J. Fox, Mayim Bialik

Released: 1994

Directed by: Woody Allen

Don't Drink the Water is a 1994 television film comedy written and directed by Woody Allen, based on a play that premiered on Broadway in 1966. This is the second filmed version of the play, ...more
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Vivica A. Fox, Garcelle Beauvais, Eddie Griffin

Released: 2001

Directed by: George Gallo

Double Take is a 2001 action comedy film starring Eddie Griffin and Orlando Jones. Double Take was inspired by the 1957 drama Across the Bridge, which was in turn based on a short story by ...more
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Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

Released: 1974

Directed by: Jack Clayton

The Great Gatsby is a 1974 American romantic drama film distributed by Newdon Productions and Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Jack Clayton and produced by David Merrick, from a screenplay ...more
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Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Released: 1993

Directed by: Bob Balaban

My Boyfriend's Back is a 1993 American romantic black comedy film directed by Bob Balaban which tells the story of Johnny Dingle, a teenage boy who returns as a zombie to meet Missy McCloud, the ...more

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John Goodman, Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Born Yesterday is a 1993 film based on Born Yesterday, a play by Garson Kanin. The film stars Melanie Griffith, John Goodman and Don Johnson. It was adapted by Douglas McGrath and directed by ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Tilly, Eddie Izzard

Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

The Cat's Meow is a 2001 period drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Tilly. The screenplay ...more
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Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Seth Green

Released: 1988

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Big Business is a 1988 American comedy film farce starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. The movie revolves around two sets of identical female twins who were mismatched at birth, with one ...more
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Cloris Leachman, Melora Hardin, Alan Hale

Released: 1979

Directed by: Bruce Bilson

The North Avenue Irregulars is a 1979 film produced by Walt Disney Productions, distributed by Buena Vista Distribution Company, and starring Edward Herrmann, Barbara Harris, Karen Valentine and ...more
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James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Edward Herrmann

Released: 2001

Directed by: Mark Rydell

James Dean is a 2001 biographical television film based on the life of the American actor of the same name. James Franco plays James Dean under the direction of Mark Rydell, who chronicles ...more
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Lindsay Wagner, Edward Herrmann, John Houseman

Released: 1973

Directed by: James Bridges

The Paper Chase is a 1973 film starring Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman, directed by James Bridges. Based on John Jay Osborn, Jr.'s 1970 novel, The Paper Chase, it tells the ...more
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Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann, Tess Harper

Released: 2011

Directed by: Craig Clyde

A Christmas Wish is a 2011 comedy drama family film written and directed by Craig Clyde.
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Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

Released: 1975

Directed by: George Roy Hill

The Great Waldo Pepper is a 1975 drama film directed, produced, and co-written by George Roy Hill. Set during 1926–1931, the film stars Robert Redford as a disaffected World War I veteran pilot ...more
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George C. Scott, Paul Sorvino, Edward Herrmann

Released: 1973

Directed by: Mike Nichols

The Day of the Dolphin is a 1973 American science-fiction thriller film directed by Mike Nichols and starring George C. Scott. Loosely based on the 1967 novel, Un animal doué de raison, ...more