Photo: via Wikimedia
Entertainment

The Best Ellen Barkin Movies  

Reference
618 votes 142 voters 20.4k views

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

Examples of films on this list: Before Women Had Wings, Happy Tears and many more.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Ellen Barkin include names like Joel Schumacher, Steven Soderbergh and Tony Scott. Movie fans who love Ellen Barkin have also been known to enjoy films starring Anne Francis and Lee Grant.

list ordered by
back to page 1
26
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ellen Barkin Movies
Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more
27
Ranker Video
Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Jeff Goldblum
Mad Dog Time is a 1996 ensemble cast film written and directed by Larry Bishop, released through United Artists. The film is notable for the various cameo appearances, including the first, and ...more
28
Ranker Video
Bernard Shakey, Tom Petty, Ellen Barkin
Made in Heaven is a 1987 feature film directed by Alan Rudolph, script from Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon, and produced by Lorimar Productions. The film stars Timothy Hutton and Kelly ...more
29
Ranker Video
Oprah Winfrey, Julia Stiles, Ellen Barkin
Before Women Had Wings is a 1997 drama film written by Connie May Fowler and directed by Lloyd Kramer.
30
Ranker Video
Demi Moore, Ellen Barkin, Parker Posey
Happy Tears is 2010 drama film written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein.
31
Ranker Video
Terrible Joe Moran Ellen Barkin, James Cagney, Art Carney
Terrible Joe Moran is a 1984 television film directed by Joseph Sargent. The TV-movie stars James Cagney, in his final film, Art Carney, and Ellen Barkin. The film, about an aging ex-boxer ...more
32
Ranker Video
Ellen Barkin, Ed Asner, Mandy Patinkin
Daniel is a 1983 film which was adapted by E. L. Doctorow from his novel The Book of Daniel. It was directed by Sidney Lumet. The film was based on the life story of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, ...more
33
Ranker Video
Kerry Washington, Rashida Jones, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Strip Search is a drama film made for the HBO network, first aired on April 27, 2004. The film explores the status of individual liberties in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks and ...more
34
Ranker Video
Jack Nicholson, Ellen Barkin, Beverly DAngelo
Man Trouble is a 1992 romantic comedy starring Jack Nicholson and Ellen Barkin. It was directed by Bob Rafelson, and written by Carole Eastman, who together had been responsible for 1970's Five ...more
35
Ranker Video
Shit Year Ellen Barkin, Fairuza Balk, Melora Walters
"Renowned actress Colleen West abandons her successful career for a secluded life in the hills. But the quiet and peace of mind she longed for is disrupted by the noisy construction of ...more
36
Ranker Video
Christina Applegate, Diane Lane, Jeff Bridges
Wild Bill is a 1995 Western film about the last days of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickok. It stars Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, John Hurt and Diane Lane. The film was distributed by United ...more
37
Ranker Video
Maggie Q, Odette Annable, Zach Galifianakis
Operation: Endgame is a 2010 action comedy film directed by Fouad Mikati featuring an ensemble cast. It premiered on November 5, 2009, at the American Film Market and had a limited release in ...more
38
Ranker Video
Keanu Reeves, Ellen Barkin, Charles Bronson
Act of Vengeance is a 1986 television movie starring Charles Bronson, Ellen Burstyn, and Keanu Reeves.
39
Ranker Video
Famke Janssen, Emilie de Ravin, Ellen Barkin
"When teenager Nicholas Barclay (Marc-André Grondin, C.R.A.Z.Y.) mysteriously resurfaces after he went missing three years ago, his sister (Emilie De Ravin, Lost) and mother (Ellen ...more
40
Ranker Video
Terminal Choice Ellen Barkin
41
Ranker Video
We're Fighting Back Ellen Barkin
We're Fighting Back is a 1981 television film directed by Lou Antonio.
42
Ranker Video
Ellen Barkin, John Turturro, John Amos
Mac is a 1993 drama film directed by John Turturro.
43
Ranker Video
Antonio Banderas, Ellen Barkin, Bob Hoskins
The White River Kid is a 1999 film directed by Arne Glimcher.
44
Ranker Video
Mann's World Kelly Hu, Ellen Barkin, Don Johnson
Mann's World is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Michael Patrick King.