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The Best Ethan Embry Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 415 votes 83 voters 5.2k views 29 items

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

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

This list is made up of many different films, including Can't Hardly Wait and Vegas Vacation.

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Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire

Released: 1995

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to ...more

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Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Randy Quaid

Released: 1997

Directed by: Stephen Kessler

Vegas Vacation is a 1997 comedy film directed by Stephen Kessler. It is the fourth installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by Elisa Bell, based on a story by Bell ...more
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart, Jaime Pressly

Released: 1998

Directed by: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont

Can't Hardly Wait is a 1998 American teen comedy film written and directed by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. It stars an ensemble cast including Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie ...more

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Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tom Hanks

That Thing You Do! is a 1996 American musical comedy drama film written, directed by, and co-starring Tom Hanks. Set in the summer of 1964, the movie tells the story of the quick rise and fall ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

Released: 2002

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. A young New York City fashion designer (Reese Witherspoon) finds herself running home to divorce her high ...more

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John Cho, Kal Penn, Fred Willard

Released: 2004

Directed by: Danny Leiner

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a 2004 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. Best friends Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) decide to go to the fast food ...more

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Ed O'Neill, JoBeth Williams, E.G. Daily

Released: 1991

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Dutch is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Faiman and written by John Hughes. The original music score was composed by Alan Silvestri. The film stars Ethan Embry, Ed O'Neill ...more

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Katie Holmes, James Marsden, Nick Stahl

Released: 1998

Directed by: David Nutter

Disturbing Behavior is a 1998 thriller science fiction film starring James Marsden, Katie Holmes, and Nick Stahl. The screenplay, written by Scott Rosenberg, follows a group of high school ...more

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All I Want for Christmas Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ron Lieberman

All I Want for Christmas is a 1991 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman and starring Harley Jane Kozak, Lauren Bacall, Thora Birch, Ethan Randall, and Leslie Nielsen. The ...more

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Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Donner

Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. A team of present-day archaeologists are sent back in time ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Maximilian Schell, Ethan Embry

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mikael Salomon

A Far Off Place is a 1993 adventure drama film based on Laurens van der Post's works, A Far-Off Place and its prequel A Story Like the Wind, and stars Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Randall, Jack ...more

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Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2008

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

Eagle Eye is a 2008 American science fictional technology action thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan and Billy Bob Thornton. LaBeouf and Monaghan ...more

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Peter Facinelli, Ashley Johnson, Breckin Meyer

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tim McCanlies

Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 is a 1998 comedy-drama film starring Breckin Meyer, Peter Facinelli, Eddie Mills, and Ethan Embry.
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Jodelle Ferland, Marc Blucas, Alexander Gould

Released: 2002

Directed by: Robert Harmon

They is a 2002 American supernatural horror thriller film directed by Robert Harmon. The plot centers on a group of four adults named Julia Lund, Sam Burnside, Terry Alba, and Billy Parks and ...more

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Dorothy and the Witches of Oz Christopher Lloyd, Mia Sara, Lance Henriksen

Released: 2012

Directed by: Leigh Scott

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William H. Macy, Barbara Crampton, Cindy Pickett

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mark Rosman

Evolver is a 1995 Mark Rosman horror/science fiction B-movie. It starred Ethan Embry, Cassidy Rae, Chance Quinn, and John de Lancie. It also had William H. Macy as the voice of Evolver. The ...more
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Amy Adams, Mena Suvari, James Van Der Beek

Released: 2005

Directed by: Matthew Cole Weiss

Standing Still is a 2005 romantic comedy film written by Matthew Perniciaro and Timm Sharp, directed by Matthew Cole Weiss.
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John Cena, Amy Smart, Boyd Holbrook

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Pavone

The Reunion is a 2011 action-drama film directed and written by Michael Pavone.
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Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Ethan Embry

Released: 2007

Directed by: Nimród Antal

Vacancy is a 2007 American horror film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson. It was distributed by Screen Gems and was released on April 20, 2007. Early ...more

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Tunney, Kyra Sedgwick

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jennifer Leitzes

Montana is an American crime film released in 1998, directed by Jennifer Leitzes, written by Erich Hoeber and Jon Hoeber, and produced by Sean Cooley, Zane W. Levitt, and Mark Yellen. Claire is ...more
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Holding Out Erin Gray, Bruce Davison, Jeremy Sisto

Released: 2003

Directed by: Tara Judelle

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Bree Turner, Ethan Embry, Angus Scrimm

Released: 2005

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Incident On and Off a Mountain Road is the premiere episode of the first season of Masters of Horror directed by Don Coscarelli. It originally aired in North America on October 28, 2005. The ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, David Strathairn, Ethan Embry

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tanya Wexler

When JJ (Jonathan Tucker) returns home from rehab, he is greeted by a conniving family who are plotting to cash in on a life insurance policy before his 18th birthday. Caught in a web of ...more
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Alexis Dziena, Julie Hagerty, Marylouise Burke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mark Christopher

Pizza is a 2005 coming-of-age independent film written and directed by Mark Christopher, filmed in and around Milford, Pennsylvania in 2003. It was screened at the Seattle International Film ...more
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Player 5150 Kelly Carlson, Kathleen Robertson, Scott Eastwood

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Michael O'Neill

Player 5150 is a 2008 film.