Film The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies  

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

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List ranges from The Marrying Man to Cocktail, plus much more.

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Elisabeth Shue has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Soderbergh and Woody Allen. Is Elisabeth Shue your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Holly Hunter and Scarlett Johansson films lists too.

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Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller Adventures in Babysitting is a 1987 American comedy film written by David Simkins, directed by Chris Columbus, and starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Penelope Ann ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio, who was 22 years old during principal ...more

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Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon Cocktail is a 1988 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Roger Donaldson and written by Heywood Gould, whose screenplay was based on his book of the same name. The film tells the story ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Kyle MacLachlan, Dermot Mulroney The Trigger Effect is a 1996 thriller film written and directed by David Koepp, and starring Kyle MacLachlan, Elisabeth Shue and Dermot Mulroney. The film follows the downward spiral of society ...more

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Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Roger Moore The Saint is a 1997 espionage thriller film, starring Val Kilmer in the title role, with Elisabeth Shue and Rade Šerbedžija, directed by Phillip Noyce and written by Jonathan Hensleigh and ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue Back to the Future Part II is a 1989 American comic science fiction film and the second installment of the Back to the Future trilogy. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, who directed all three ...more

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Lucy Liu, Elisabeth Shue, Elizabeth Mitchell Molly is a 1999 romantic comedy-drama film about a 28-year-old woman with autism who came into the custody of her neurotic executive brother. The film was directed by John Duigan and written by ...more

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Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams Deconstructing Harry is a comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen and released in 1997. This film tells the story of a successful writer named Harry Block, played by Allen, who draws ...more

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Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd Back to the Future Part III is a 1990 American science fiction Western film. It is the third and final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and ...more

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Leo Elisabeth Shue, Dennis Hopper, Mary Stuart Masterson Leo is a 2002 drama film directed by Mehdi Norowzian.

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Elisabeth Shue, Dermot Mulroney, Andrew Shue Gracie is a 2007 American historical sports drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim. It stars Carly Schroeder as Gracie Bowen, Dermot Mulroney as Bryan Bowen, Elisabeth Shue as Lindsay Bowen, ...more

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Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin Hollow Man is a 2000 American-German science fiction-thriller-horror film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, and Josh Brolin. The film is about a scientist who ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Melissa Leo, Keith David Don McKay is a 2009 independent drama thriller film written and directed by Jake Goldberger and starring Thomas Haden Church and Elisabeth Shue. It premiered at the 8th Annual Tribeca Film ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Terence Stamp, Kevin Lloyd Link is a 1986 British horror film starring Elisabeth Shue and Terence Stamp. The title character, "Link", is a super-intelligent yet malicious orangutan who lashes out against his ...more

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Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen Hide and Seek is a 2005 American horror film starring Robert De Niro and Dakota Fanning. It was directed by John Polson. The film opened in the United States on January 28, 2005 and was a ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Viola Davis, Conchata Ferrell Amy & Isabelle is a 2001 film directed by Lloyd Kramer.

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Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular fictional television soap opera. It stars Sally Field as an aging soap star, joined by Kevin Kline, ...more

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Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Elisabeth Shue Twenty Bucks is a 1993 film that follows the travels of a $20 bill from its delivery via armored car in an unnamed American city through various transactions and incidents from person to person. ...more

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Michelle Trachtenberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue Mysterious Skin is a 2004 Dutch-American drama film directed by American filmmaker Gregg Araki, who also wrote the screenplay based on Scott Heim's 1996 novel of the same name. The film is ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick Heart and Souls is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Thomas Riley, a businessman recruited by the souls of four deceased people - ...more

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Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, Elisabeth Shue Dreamer is a 2005 American family drama film starring Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning, inspired by the true story of an injured Thoroughbred racehorse named Mariah's Storm. The film was written ...more

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Woody Harrelson, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon Palmetto is a 1998 neo-noir film directed by Volker Schlöndorff with a screenplay by E. Max Frye. It is based on the novel Just Another Sucker by James Hadley Chase. The film stars Woody ...more

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Amy Poehler, Elisabeth Shue, David Arquette Hamlet 2 is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming, written by Fleming and Pam Brady, and starring Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Amy Poehler, and David Arquette. It was ...more

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Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot House at the End of the Street is a 2012 horror film directed by Mark Tonderai and written by David Loucka and Eduardo Gordon.

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Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall The Underneath is a 1995 American film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Peter Gallagher and Alison Elliott. The film is based on the novel Criss Cross by Don Tracy, and is a remake of the ...more

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Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones Hope Springs is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel, written by Vanessa Taylor, and starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell. The film was ...more

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Kelly Brook, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd Piranha 3D is a 2010 American 3D horror comedy film and a remake of the 1978 film Piranha. It was directed by Alexandre Aja and has an ensemble cast featuring Steven R. McQueen, Jessica Szohr, ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue City of Angels is a 1998 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Brad Silberling. The film stars Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan. Set in Los Angeles, California, the film is a very loose ...more

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Alexis Bledel, Elisabeth Shue, Ben Kingsley Tuck Everlasting is a 2002 fantasy family romantic drama film based on the children's book of the same title by Natalie Babbitt published in 1975. The Walt Disney Pictures release was directed ...more

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Elisabeth Shue, Brittany Snow, Abigail Breslin Janie Jones is a 2010 drama film written and directed by David M. Rosenthal. "Aspiring recording artist Ethan Brand gets a stunning surprise on the opening night of a tour – a strung out ...more

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Hugh Laurie, Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue Cousin Bette is a 1998 British/American comedy-drama that stars Jessica Lange in the title role and is loosely based on the Honoré de Balzac novel of the same name. It received lukewarm ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Elisabeth Shue The Marrying Man is a 1991 romantic comedy film starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The film was directed by Jerry Rees, and written by Neil Simon. The film opened to mixed and poor reviews, ...more

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The Hard Ride Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Ryan Merriman The Hard Ride is a 2011 film directed by Thadd Turner.

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Elisabeth Shue, Khandi Alexander, Blair Brown First Born is a 2006 film directed by Isaac Webb.

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Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer Of Men and Mavericks is a 2012 Sport Drama film written by Brandon Hooper and Kario Salem and directed by Curtis Hanson.

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Elisabeth Shue, Dylan Walsh, William McNamara Radio Inside is a 1994 American drama film, written and directed by Jeffrey Jackson Bell.

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Elisabeth Shue, Imogen Poots, Taryn Manning Waking Madison, is an independent drama/thriller film written and directed by Katherine Brooks and starring Sarah Roemer and Elisabeth Shue. The film was screened for the first time at the ...more

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The First Year Elisabeth Shue, Geneviève DeBose, Joy Kraft-Watts The First Year is a 2001 fascinating documentary film which chronicles the emotional turmoil of five Los Angeles schoolteachers charged with educating inner-city youth, making it clear that the ...more

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Jack Black, Elisabeth Shue, Adam Baldwin Blind Justice is a 1994 American television film on HBO directed by Richard Spence. It features Armand Assante, Robert Davi, Elisabeth Shue, Adam Baldwin, and Jack Black. First Nations actor ...more

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Call To Glory is a 1984 action drama tv film directed by Thomas Carter and written by Ronald M. Cohen.

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Somewhere Tomorrow Sarah Jessica Parker, Elisabeth Shue, Nancy Addison Somewhere Tomorrow is a 1983 film directed by Robert Wiemer.

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Ving Rhames Wins Oscar for Piranha 3D Elisabeth Shue, Ving Rhames Ving Rhames Wins Oscar for Piranha 3D is a 2010 short comedy film directed and written by Justin Michael and Jacob Reed.