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The Best Geena Davis Movies

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

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

This list contains films like Fletch and Hero.

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    The Fly

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    The Fly is a 1986 American science fiction horror film directed and co-written by David Cronenberg. Produced by Brooksfilms and distributed by 20th Century Fox, the film stars Jeff Goldblum, Geena...  more

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    Cutthroat Island

    Geena Davis, Frank Langella

    Released1995

    Directed byRenny Harlin

    Cutthroat Island is a 1995 romantic comedy action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin. The film stars Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, and Frank Langella. The film, having endured a notoriously...  more
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    Tootsie

    Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1982

    Directed bySydney Pollack

    Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy-drama film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a job....  more

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    Stuart Little

    Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis

    Released1999

    Directed byRob Minkoff

    Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by E. B. White. It combines live action and computer animation. The...  more

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    The Long Kiss Goodnight

    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis

    Released1996

    Directed byRenny Harlin

    The Long Kiss Goodnight is a 1996 action film directed and produced by Renny Harlin, written and produced by Shane Black and starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson....  more

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    Earth Girls Are Easy

    Jim Carrey, Geena Davis

    Released1988

    Directed byJulien Temple

    Earth Girls Are Easy is a 1988 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Julien Temple and stars Geena Davis, Julie Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, and Jim Carrey. The plot is based on...  more

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    A League of Their Own

    Madonna, Tom Hanks

    Released1992

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Directed by Penny Marshall, the film...  more

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    Beetlejuice

    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder

    Released1988

    Directed byTim Burton

    Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton. The spirits of a deceased couple (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved...  more

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    Fletch

    Chevy Chase, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Released1985

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

    Fletch is a 1985 comedy film about an investigative newspaper reporter, Irwin M. Fletcher. The film was directed by Michael Ritchie and written by Andrew Bergman, loosely based on the popular Gregory...  more

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    Thelma & Louise

    Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon

    Released1991

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road trip with...  more

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    Hero

    Chevy Chase, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1992

    Directed byStephen Frears

    Hero is a 1992 comedy-drama film directed by English film director Stephen Frears, written by David Webb Peoples and based on a story by Laura Ziskin, Alvin Sargent and David Webb Peoples. The film...  more

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    Speechless

    Geena Davis, Michael Keaton

    Released1994

    Directed byRon Underwood

    Speechless is a 1994 romantic comedy film directed by Ron Underwood. It stars Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Bonnie Bedelia, Ernie Hudson, and Christopher Reeve....  more
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    Quick Change

    Bill Murray, Geena Davis

    Released1990

    Directed byBill Murray, Howard Franklin

    Quick Change is a 1990 comedy film written by Howard Franklin, produced by and starring Bill Murray, and directed by both. Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, and Jason Robards co-star. Other cast members...  more

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    Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild

    Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis

    Released2005

    Directed byAudu Paden

    Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild is a 2005 American direct-to-video film directed by Audu Paden, created by Mainframe Animation and distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It was released...  more
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    The Accidental Tourist

    Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis

    Released1988

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    The Accidental Tourist is a 1988 American drama film starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Geena Davis. It was directed by Lawrence Kasdan and scored by John Williams. The film's screenplay was...  more
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    Transylvania 6-5000

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1985

    Directed byRudy De Luca

    Transylvania 6-5000 is a 1985 American/Yugoslav horror/comedy movie about two tabloid reporters who travel to modern-day Transylvania to uncover the truth behind Frankenstein sightings. Along the...  more
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    Angie

    Geena Davis, James Gandolfini

    Released1994

    Directed byMartha Coolidge

    Angie is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Martha Coolidge, and starring Geena Davis as the titular character. It is based on the 1991 novel Angie, I Says by Avra Wing, which was...  more
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    Stuart Little 2

    Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis

    Released2002

    Directed byRob Minkoff

    Stuart Little 2 is a 2002 American live-action film, directed by Rob Minkoff and starring Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie and Jonathan Lipnicki and the voices of Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, Melanie...  more
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    Accidents Happen

    Geena Davis, Viva Bianca

    Released2010

    Directed byAndrew Lancaster

    Accidents Happen is a 2010 Australian coming of age comedy drama film directed by Andrew Lancaster and starring Geena Davis, Harrison Gilbertson, Sebastian Gregory, Harry Cook, Joel Tobeck and Sarah...  more
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    Secret Weapons

    Geena Davis, Linda Hamilton

    Released2002

    Directed byDon Taylor

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    Sharon Stone, Famke Janssen

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Monger