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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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Tuck Everlasting is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Mysterious Skin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Piranha 3D is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Dreamer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Cousin Bette is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Janie Jones is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Chasing Mavericks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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First Born is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
Elisabeth Shue, Khandi Alexander, Blair Brown
First Born is a 2006 film directed by Isaac Webb.
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The Marrying Man is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
The Hard Ride Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Ryan Merriman
The Hard Ride is a 2011 film directed by Thadd Turner.
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Radio Inside is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Waking Madison is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
Tom Hanks, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Elisabeth Shue
Greyhound is a 2020 war film directed by Aaron Schneider, based on The Good Shepherd by C. S. Forester. During World War II, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by Commander Ernest ...more
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Call to Glory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
Call To Glory is a 1984 action drama tv film directed by Thomas Carter and written by Ronald M. Cohen.
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Blind Justice is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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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Somewhere Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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 Pir... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Elisabeth Shue Movies
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.