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The Best Ethan Embry Movies

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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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    Released2004

    Directed byDanny 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 chain...  more

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    Vegas Vacation

    Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley

    Released1997

    Directed byStephen 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 and...  more

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    Empire Records

    Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger

    Released1995

    Directed byAllan 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 a...  more

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    'Empire Records' Has The Most '90s Cast Imaginable And They've Gone On To Big (And Small) Things#296 of 924 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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    Can't Hardly Wait

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart

    Released1998

    Directed byDeborah 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 Korsmo,...  more

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    #69 of 82 The Greatest Party Movies Ever Made#13 of 116 The Funniest Movies About High School

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    That Thing You Do!

    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks

    Released1996

    Directed byTom 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 of a...  more

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    #213 of 375 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime#127 of 204 The Best Teen Romance Movies

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    Sweet Home Alabama

    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2002

    Directed byAndy 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 school...  more

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    #18 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time#25 of 91 The Funniest Movies About Family

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    They

    Jodelle Ferland, Marc Blucas

    Released2002

    Directed byRobert 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 their...  more
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    Dorothy and the Witches of Oz

    Christopher Lloyd, Mia Sara

    Released2012

    Directed byLeigh Scott

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    Dutch

    Ed O'Neill, JoBeth Williams

    Released1991

    Directed byPeter 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 and...  more

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    #146 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#696 of 1,141 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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    Vacancy

    Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson

    Released2007

    Directed byNimród 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 in the film's...  more

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    #159 of 728 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#5 of 47 The Best Horror Movies About Travel Gone Wrong

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    Standing Still

    Amy Adams, Mena Suvari

    Released2005

    Directed byMatthew Cole Weiss

    Standing Still is a 2005 romantic comedy film written by Matthew Perniciaro and Timm Sharp, directed by Matthew Cole Weiss....  more
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    Montana

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Tunney

    Released1998

    Directed byJennifer 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 a...  more
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    A Far Off Place

    Reese Witherspoon, Maximilian Schell

    Released1993

    Directed byMikael 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 Thompson...  more
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    Holding Out

    Erin Gray, Bruce Davison

    Released2003

    Directed byTara Judelle

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    Disturbing Behavior

    Katie Holmes, James Marsden

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid 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 outcasts...  more

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    Timeline

    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard 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 to...  more
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    Incident On and Off a Mountain Road

    Bree Turner, Ethan Embry

    Released2005

    Directed byDon 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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    All I Want for Christmas

    Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1991

    Directed byRon 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 score...  more

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    #23 of 56 The Best Christmas Rom-Coms#102 of 199 The Best G-Rated Children's Movies

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    Dancer, Texas Pop. 81

    Peter Facinelli, Ashley Johnson

    Released1998

    Directed byTim McCanlies

    Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 is a 1998 comedy-drama film starring Breckin Meyer, Peter Facinelli, Eddie Mills, and Ethan Embry....  more
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    Eagle Eye

    Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2008

    Directed byD. 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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    #83 of 100 The 95+ Greatest Dystopian Action Movies#5 of 12 12 Underrated Movies Where Machines Become Sentient

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    Relative Evil

    Jennifer Tilly, David Strathairn

    Released2001

    Directed byTanya 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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    Player 5150

    Kelly Carlson, Kathleen Robertson

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Michael O'Neill

    Player 5150 is a 2008 film....  more
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    Evolver

    William H. Macy, Barbara Crampton

    Released1995

    Directed byMark 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 movie was...  more
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    The Reunion

    John Cena, Amy Smart

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Pavone

    The Reunion is a 2011 action-drama film directed and written by Michael Pavone....  more
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    Pizza

    Alexis Dziena, Julie Hagerty

    Released2005

    Directed byMark 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 Festival...  more