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