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The Best Helen Hunt Movies

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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

    Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt
    Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine...  more

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    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt
    As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and...  more

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    Cast Away

    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt
    Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and...  more

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    The Sessions

    Helen Hunt, William H. Macy
    Starring Academy Award® Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award® Nominee William H. Macy and...  more
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    The Waterdance

    Helen Hunt, Wesley Snipes
    The Waterdance is a 1992 American drama film written by Neal Jimenez and directed by Jimenez...  more
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    The Miracle of Kathy Miller

    Helen Hunt, Sharon Gless
    The Miracle of Kathy Miller is a 1981 television movie which is based on the real-life story...  more
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    Bobby

    Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore
    Bobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, and starring an...  more
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    The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

    Charlize Theron, Woody Allen
    The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is a 2001 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring...  more

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    Quarterback Princess

    Helen Hunt, Tim Robbins
    Quarterback Princess is a 1983 fact-based drama film by 20th Century Fox that chronicles the...  more
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    Stealing Home

    Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt
    Stealing Home is a 1988 romantic drama film movie, starring Mark Harmon and Jodie Foster with...  more
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    Twister

    Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Twister is a 1996 American disaster drama film starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt as storm...  more

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    Rollercoaster

    Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda
    Rollercoaster is a 1977 disaster-suspense film starring George Segal, Richard Widmark, Henry...  more

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    Only You

    Helen Hunt, Kelly Preston
    Only You is a 1992 film starring Andrew McCarthy, Kelly Preston, and Helen Hunt. The film was...  more
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    Next of Kin

    Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller
    Next of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze...  more
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    Sexual Healing

    Helen Hunt, Jason Alexander
    Sexual Healing is a 1993 drama film directed by Howard Cushnir....
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    Choices of the Heart

    Helen Hunt, Martin Sheen
    Choices of the Heart is an American made-for-television drama film based on the lives of Jean...  more
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    Soul Surfer

    Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt
    Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film...  more

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    Shooter

    Helen Hunt
    Shooter was a 1988 TV pilot that NBC decided not to pick up as a series. Instead NBC aired the...  more
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    Red Riding Hood

    Helen Hunt, Hank Azaria
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    A Good Woman

    Scarlett Johansson, Helen Hunt
    A Good Woman is a 2004 drama film directed by Mike Barker. The screenplay by Howard Himelstein...  more
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    The Frog Prince

    Helen Hunt, Amanda Pays
    The Frog Prince, aka Cannon Movie Tales: The Frog Prince, Der Froschkönig, is a 1986 musical...  more
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    Bob Roberts

    Susan Sarandon, Jack Black
    Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim...  more

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    Management

    Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks
    Management is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama directed by Stephen Belber and starring...  more
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    Relative Insanity

    Helen Hunt, Maggie Grace
    Relative Insanity is a 2013 comedy drama film written by Michael Din, Juri Henley-Cohn and...
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    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt
    Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan...  more

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