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The Best Helen Hunt Movies

Updated February 21, 2020 2.9k votes 416 voters 37.8k views54 items

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

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

This list features films like Death Scream and Cast Away.

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

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    Pay It Forward is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Pay It Forward

    Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byMimi Leder

    Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine... more on Wikipedia

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    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

    Released1997

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

    As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and... more on Wikipedia

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    Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Cast Away

    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and... more on Wikipedia

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    Twister is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Twister

    Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released1996

    Directed byJan de Bont

    Twister is a 1996 American disaster drama film starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt as storm... more on Wikipedia
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    Sexual Healing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Sexual Healing

    Helen Hunt, Jason Alexander

    Released1993

    Directed byHoward Cushnir

    Sexual Healing is a 1993 drama film directed by Howard Cushnir.amazon_watch buy button
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    Quarterback Princess is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Quarterback Princess

    Helen Hunt, Tim Robbins

    Released1983

    Directed byNoel Black

    Quarterback Princess is a 1983 fact-based drama film by 20th Century Fox that chronicles the... more on Wikipedia
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    What Women Want is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    What Women Want

    Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei

    Released2000

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy... more on Wikipedia

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    Soul Surfer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Soul Surfer

    Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt

    Released2011

    Directed bySean McNamara

    Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film... more on Wikipedia

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    The Sessions is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    The Sessions

    Helen Hunt, William H. Macy

    Released2012

    Directed byBen Lewin

    Starring Academy Award® Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award® Nominee William H. Macy and... more on Wikipedia
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    A Good Woman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    A Good Woman

    Scarlett Johansson, Helen Hunt

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Barker

    A Good Woman is a 2004 drama film directed by Mike Barker. The screenplay by Howard Himelstein... more on Wikipedia
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    Bobby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Bobby

    Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore

    Released2006

    Directed byEmilio Estevez

    Bobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, and starring an... more on Wikipedia
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    Stealing Home is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Stealing Home

    Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt

    Released1988

    Directed bySteven Kampmann, William Porter

    Stealing Home is a 1988 romantic drama film movie, starring Mark Harmon and Jodie Foster with... more on Wikipedia
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    Girls Just Want to Have Fun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt

    Released1985

    Directed byAlan Metter

    Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan... more on Wikipedia

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    Dr. T & the Women is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Dr. T & the Women

    Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Dr. T & the Women is a 2000 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Altman. It stars... more on Wikipedia

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    Peggy Sue Got Married is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Peggy Sue Got Married

    Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey

    Released1986

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Peggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola... more on Wikipedia
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    Rollercoaster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Rollercoaster

    Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda

    Released1977

    Directed byJames Goldstone

    Rollercoaster is a 1977 disaster-suspense film starring George Segal, Richard Widmark, Henry... more on Wikipedia

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    Next of Kin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Next of Kin

    Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller

    Released1989

    Directed byJohn Irvin

    Next of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Pulse Pounders is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Pulse Pounders

    Helen Hunt, David Warner

    Released1988

    Directed byCharles Band

    Pulse Pounders is a 1988 anthology film directed by Charles Band. The film is composed of... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Frog Prince is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    The Frog Prince

    Helen Hunt, Amanda Pays

    Released1986

    Directed byJackson Hunsicker

    The Frog Prince, aka Cannon Movie Tales: The Frog Prince, Der Froschkönig, is a 1986 musical... more on Wikipedia
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    Bob Roberts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Bob Roberts

    Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

    Released1992

    Directed byTim Robbins

    Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Management is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Management

    Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2008

    Directed byStephen Belber

    Management is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama directed by Stephen Belber and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Project X is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Project X

    Helen Hunt, Matthew Broderick

    Released1987

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

    Project X is a 1987 American science fiction-comedy-drama film produced by Walter F. Parkes... more on Wikipedia

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    Relative Insanity is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Relative Insanity

    Helen Hunt, Maggie Grace

    Released2013

    Directed byLarry Moss

    Relative Insanity is a 2013 comedy drama film written by Michael Din, Juri Henley-Cohn and...amazon_watch buy button
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    In the Company of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    In the Company of Darkness

    Helen Hunt

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid Anspaugh

    In the Company of Darkness is a 1993 thriller film directed by David Anspaugh.amazon_watch buy button
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    Every Day is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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    Every Day

    Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber

    Released2011

    Directed byRichard Levine

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