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

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

Everything from Meeting Venus to Evening is included on this list.

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

Ron Howard and Tim Burton are among those who have directed Glenn Close at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Glenn Close your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Alfre Woodard and Judi Dench films lists too.

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 historical drama film based upon Christopher Hampton's play Les liaisons dangereuses, which in turn was a theatrical adaptation of the 18th-century French novel Les ...more

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Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and ...more

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Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels 101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Stephen Herek. It is the second adaptation of Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One ...more

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Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Lance Henriksen Jagged Edge is a 1985 film starring Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, and Peter Coyote. Robert Loggia received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in this film. It is a ...more

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Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and ...more

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Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Robin Williams in the title role. It is based on the novel of the same title by John ...more

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Glenn Close, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mia Wasikowska Albert Nobbs is a 2011 drama film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Glenn Close. The screenplay is based on a novella by Irish novelist George Moore. The film received mixed ...more

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Christopher Walken, Glenn Close A four-character drama set in 1910 Kansas, which revolves around a withdrawn, widowed father, his children Anna and Caleb, ages 9 and 6, and Sarah Wheaton, a compassionate yet feisty single ...more

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Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman Reversal of Fortune is a 1990 film adapted from the 1985 book Reversal of Fortune: Inside the von Bülow Case, written by law professor Alan Dershowitz. It recounts the true story of the ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Glenn Close, Julianna Margulies Paradise Road is a 1997 war film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned by the Japanese in Sumatra during World War II. It was ...more

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Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close The House of the Spirits is a 1993 German-Danish-Portuguese period drama directed by Bille August and starring Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas and Vanessa ...more

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Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close Air Force One is a 1997 American political action thriller film written by Andrew W. Marlowe and directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is about a group of Russian terrorists that ...more

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Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jonathan Gems. Based on the cult trading card series of the same name, the film features an ...more

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Ryan Reynolds, Glenn Close, Eric Dane Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story is a 1995 American television film that aired on NBC.

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Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close Hamlet is a 1990 drama film based on the Shakespearean tragedy of the same name directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Mel Gibson as the eponymous character. The film also features Glenn ...more

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Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning, Glenn Close Nine Lives is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Rodrigo García. The screenplay, an example of hyperlink cinema, relates nine short, loosely intertwined tales with nine ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Glenn Close, Holly Hunter Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her is a film written and directed by Rodrigo García starring an ensemble cast. The film was shown at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival and won the Un ...more

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Kristen Stewart, Glenn Close, Joshua Jackson The Safety of Objects is a 2001 independent film based upon a collection of short stories of the same name, written by A. M. Homes and published in 1990. It features four suburban families who ...more

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Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Glenn Close Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 criminal comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble cast, including Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Patricia Neal, Charles S. Dutton and ...more

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Glenn Close, Ioan Gruffudd, GĂ©rard Depardieu 102 Dalmatians is a 2000 family comedy film directed by Kevin Lima in his live action directorial debut and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the sequel to the 1996 film 101 Dalmatians and ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, Isabella Rossellini Heights is a 2005 Merchant Ivory Productions film that follows a pivotal twenty-four hours in the interconnected lives of five New Yorkers. It stars Elizabeth Banks as Isabel, a photographer, ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close The Paper is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall. It received an Academy Award ...more

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Patrick Stewart, Glenn Close, Jonathan Rhys Meyers The Lion in Winter is a 2003 made-for-television remake of the 1968 film of the same name. The remake was first shown on December 26, 2003 in the U.K. and premiered on U.S. television on May 26, ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Tom Selleck In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, and Wilford Brimley. It is an original ...more

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Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it ...more

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Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close Mary Reilly is a 1996 American film directed by Stephen Frears and starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovich. The movie was written by Christopher Hampton and adapted from the novel Mary Reilly ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda In the Gloaming is a 1997 HBO film based on a story written by Alice Elliott Dark. Directed by Christopher Reeve, it stars Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg and Robert Sean Leonard.

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Ralph Fiennes, Camilla Belle, Glenn Close The Chumscrubber is a 2005 American-German comedy-drama film, directed by Arie Posin, starring an ensemble cast led by Jamie Bell. The plot, written by Posin and Zac Stanford, focuses on the ...more

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Christopher Walken, Glenn Close Skylark is a sequel to the film Sarah, Plain and Tall. It was followed by another sequel, Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End. It aired in 1993 on CBS as a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, and now ...more

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Glenn Close, Maria de Medeiros, Jay O. Sanders Meeting Venus is a 1991 British–American-Japanese film directed by the Hungarian director István Szabó and starring Glenn Close, Niels Arestrup, Marián Labuda, Victor ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, Andy Dick Hoodwinked! is a 2005 American computer-animated family comedy film. It retells the folktale Little Red Riding Hood as a police investigation, using flashbacks to show multiple characters' ...more

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Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson Immediate Family is a 1989 drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan. It stars Glenn Close and James Woods as a married childless couple who want a baby. They decide to adopt from a pregnant ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum, Amy Poehler Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2010 animated film written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards and Tony Leech and directed by Michael D'Isa-Hogan.

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Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken, Bette Midler The Stepford Wives is a 2004 American sci-fi dramedy film. It was directed by Frank Oz from a screenplay by Paul Rudnick and stars Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher ...more

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Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Tom Waits The Stone Boy is a 1984 film directed by Christopher Cain, and is based on the 1957 short story, "The Stone Boy," by the American author Gina Berriault. The film is about a family ...more

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Glenn Close, Blythe Danner, Michael Moriarty Too Far to Go is a 1979 drama film directed by Fielder Cook.

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Glenn Close, George Carlin, Ron Perlman Tarzan II is a 2005 direct-to-video animated film, a followup to the 1999 Walt Disney Feature Animation film Tarzan. It was released on June 14, 2005. The film tells the story of a young ...more

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Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Jr. Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific is a made-for-television movie, based on the musical South Pacific. This ABC production was directed by Richard Pearce, and starred Glenn Close, Harry ...more

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Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Glenn Close Le Divorce is a 2003 Merchant Ivory Productions film directed by James Ivory from a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Ivory, based on Diane Johnson's best-selling novel.

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Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Glenn Close Evening is a 2007 American drama film directed by Lajos Koltai. The screenplay by Susan Minot and Michael Cunningham is based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Susan Minot.

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Glenn Close, Ted Danson, Melissa Francis Something About Amelia is a 1984 TV movie which explores family trauma caused by incest. The film starred Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Missy Francis and Roxana Zal. Zal became the youngest primetime ...more

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Christopher Walken, Glenn Close, Emily Osment Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End is the third of three television films based on the trilogy of children's books by Patricia MacLachlan. The first was Sarah, Plain and Tall and its sequel was ...more

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Brush With Fate Glenn Close, Ellen Burstyn, Kelly Macdonald Adaptation of the novel ""Girl in Hyacinth Blue"" by Susan Vreeland.

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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

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Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater The Wife is a 2018 drama film directed by Björn Runge, based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer. A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband ...more

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Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh, Joely Richardson Anne Frank Remembered is a 1995 documentary film by Jon Blair about the life of the diarist Anne Frank. The documentary was made in association with Anne Frank House, Walt Disney Pictures and ...more

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Home Salma Hayek, Glenn Close, Isabella Rossellini Home is a 2009 documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth. It shows the diversity of life on Earth and how humanity is ...more