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The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like A Shock to the System and A Room with a View.

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    Racing with the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Racing with the Moon

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

    Released1984

    Directed byRichard Benjamin

    Racing with the Moon is a 1984 American drama film starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Once Upon a Time in America is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Once Upon a Time in America

    Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro

    Released1984

    Directed bySergio Leone

    Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic drama film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Favor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The Favor

    Brad Pitt, Bill Pullman

    Released1994

    Directed byDonald Petrie

    The Favor is a 1994 romantic comedy film directed by Donald Petrie and written by Sara... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Kick-Ass

    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2010

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    Kick-Ass is a 2010 British-American superhero action comedy film based on the comic book of... more on Wikipedia

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    Ragtime is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Ragtime

    Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1981

    Directed byMiloš Forman

    Ragtime is a 1981 American drama film, directed by Miloš Forman, based on 1975 historical... more on Wikipedia

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    She's Having a Baby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    She's Having a Baby

    Alec Baldwin, Magic Johnson

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Hughes

    She's Having a Baby is a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Hughes. The film... more on Wikipedia

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    The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The Handmaid's Tale

    Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway

    Released1990

    Directed byVolker Schlöndorff

    The Handmaid's Tale is a 1990 film adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel of the same name,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ordinary People is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Ordinary People

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Redford

    Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor... more on Wikipedia

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    Tune in Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Tune in Tomorrow

    Keanu Reeves, Patricia Clarkson

    Released1990

    Directed byJon Amiel

    Tune in Tomorrow is a 1990 film comedy directed by Jon Amiel. It is based on the Mario Vargas... more on Wikipedia
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    The Wings of the Dove is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The Wings of the Dove

    Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon

    Released1997

    Directed byIain Softley

    The Wings of the Dove is a 1997 U.S.-British drama film directed by Iain Softley and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Buffalo Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Buffalo Soldiers

    Anna Paquin, Idris Elba

    Released2001

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which... more on Wikipedia
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    King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    King of the Hill

    Katherine Heigl, Adrien Brody

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    King of the Hill is Steven Soderbergh's third feature film, released in 1993, and the second... more on Wikipedia
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    Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Clash of the Titans

    Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson

    Released2010

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

    Clash of the Titans is a 2010 British-American fantasy adventure film and remake of the 1981... more on Wikipedia

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    Johnny Handsome is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Johnny Handsome

    Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke

    Released1989

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Johnny Handsome is an 1989 American crime-drama film directed by Walter Hill and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Angels Crest is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Angels Crest

    Kate Walsh, Mira Sorvino

    Released2011

    Directed byGaby Dellal

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    The House of Mirth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The House of Mirth

    Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd

    Released2000

    Directed byTerence Davies

    The House of Mirth is a 2000 film drama version of Edith Wharton's 1905 novel The House of... more on Wikipedia
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    A Shock to the System is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    A Shock to the System

    Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine

    Released1990

    Directed byJan Egleson

    A Shock to the System is a U.S. dark comedy crime thriller film directed by Jan Egleson,... more on Wikipedia
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    Lovesick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Lovesick

    Alec Guinness, Dudley Moore

    Released1983

    Directed byMarshall Brickman

    Lovesick is a 1983 romantic comedy film. It was written and directed by Marshall Brickman. It... more on Wikipedia

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    Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Downton Abbey

    Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Engler

    Downton Abbey is a 2019 British historical period drama film directed by Michael Engler, and a... more on Wikipedia
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    Cheerful Weather for the Weddi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Cheerful Weather for the Wedding

    Felicity Jones, Elizabeth McGovern

    Released2012

    Directed byDonald Rice

    Cheerful Weather for the Wedding is a 2012 British comedy drama film directed by Donald Rice... more on Wikipedia
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    The Summer of Ben Tyler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The Summer of Ben Tyler

    James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern

    Released1996

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

    The Summer of Ben Tyler is a 1996 comedy film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.amazon_watch buy button
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    Women & Men: Stories of Seduct is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    Women & Men: Stories of Seduction

    James Woods, Melanie Griffith

    Released1991

    Directed byKen Russell, Frederic Raphael, Tony Richardson

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    The Misadventures of Margaret is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The Misadventures of Margaret

    Brooke Shields, Parker Posey

    Released1998

    Directed byBrian Skeet

    The Misadventures of Margaret is a 1998 French-British romantic comedy film directed by Brian... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    A Room with a View is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    A Room with a View

    Timothy Spall, Elizabeth McGovern

    Released2007

    Directed byNicholas Renton

    A Room with a View is televised adaptation of E. M. Forster's novel, A Room with a View,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Man with Rain in His Shoes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Elizabeth McGovern Movies
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    The Man with Rain in His Shoes

    Penélope Cruz, Lena Headey

    Released1998

    Directed byMaria Ripoll

    The Man with Rain in His Shoes is a 1998 Spanish-British romantic comedy film, written by... more on Wikipedia
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