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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?"

Robert Altman and Woody Allen have both worked with Helen Hunt over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Helen Hunt has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Andie MacDowell and Bill Paxton in terms of fame and success.

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As Good as It Gets Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, homophobic, racist, ...more

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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in ...more

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Twister Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Paxton Twister is a 1996 American disaster drama film starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt as storm chasers researching tornadoes. It was directed by Jan de Bont from a screenplay by Michael Crichton ...more

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Pay It Forward Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine Ryan Hyde. It was directed by Mimi Leder and written by Leslie Dixon. It stars Haley Joel Osment as ...more

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What Women Want Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei, Helen Hunt What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa and Diane Drake, directed by Nancy Meyers, and starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. The film was a ...more

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The Sessions Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood Starring Academy Award® Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award® Nominee William H. Macy and Academy Award® Winner Helen Hunt, the film is based on the true story of California-based ...more

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Soul Surfer Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film adaptation of the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back ...more

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A Good Woman Scarlett Johansson, Helen Hunt, Tom Wilkinson A Good Woman is a 2004 drama film directed by Mike Barker. The screenplay by Howard Himelstein is based on the 1892 play Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde. It is the fourth screen version of ...more

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Project X Helen Hunt, Matthew Broderick, Jean Smart Project X is a 1987 American science fiction-comedy-drama film produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker, directed by Jonathan Kaplan and starring Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt.

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan Metter and starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt. For many years, Comedy Central, Lifetime, USA ...more

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Peggy Sue Got Married is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
Peggy Sue Got Married Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner Peggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola starring Kathleen Turner as a woman on the verge of a divorce, who finds herself transported back to ...more

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Then She Found Me Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick Then She Found Me is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Helen Hunt. The screenplay by Hunt, Alice Arlen, and Victor Levin is very loosely based on the 1990 novel of the same name by ...more

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Dr. T & the Women Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler, Farrah Fawcett Dr. T & the Women is a 2000 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Altman. It stars Richard Gere as wealthy gynecologist Dr. Sullivan Travis and Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura ...more

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Bobby Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone Bobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, and starring an ensemble cast. The screenplay is a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the June 5, 1968 ...more

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The Miracle of Kathy Miller Helen Hunt, Sharon Gless, Frank Converse The Miracle of Kathy Miller is a 1981 television movie which is based on the real-life story of a Scottsdale, Arizona teenager who was critically injured in a 1977 car accident. Helen Hunt, in ...more

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The Waterdance Helen Hunt, Wesley Snipes, Eric Stoltz The Waterdance is a 1992 American drama film written by Neal Jimenez and directed by Jimenez and Michael Steinberg. It stars Eric Stoltz, Wesley Snipes, William Forsythe and Helen Hunt. The film ...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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Stealing Home Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt, Mark Harmon Stealing Home is a 1988 romantic drama film movie, starring Mark Harmon and Jodie Foster with Jonathan Silverman, Harold Ramis and William McNamara in major roles. The film was directed by ...more

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Quarterback Princess Helen Hunt, Tim Robbins, Don Murray Quarterback Princess is a 1983 fact-based drama film by 20th Century Fox that chronicles the courage and determination of a teenage girl who struggles against sexism and fights to play on her ...more

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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Charlize Theron, Woody Allen, Helen Hunt The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is a 2001 crime comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Woody Allen. The cast also features Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Elizabeth Berkley, John Schuck, ...more

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Rollercoaster Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda, Steve Guttenberg Rollercoaster is a 1977 disaster-suspense film starring George Segal, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda and Timothy Bottoms, and directed by James Goldstone. It was one of the few films to be shown ...more

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Next of Kin Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Helen Hunt Next of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson, with Adam Baldwin and Ben Stiller in one of his earliest roles. The screenplay was ...more

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Only You Helen Hunt, Kelly Preston, Andrew McCarthy Only You is a 1992 film starring Andrew McCarthy, Kelly Preston, and Helen Hunt. The film was directed by Betty Thomas, in her film directing debut.

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Kiss of Death Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt Kiss of Death is a 1995 crime thriller film starring David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt, Ving Rhames, and Stanley Tucci, directed by Barbet Schroeder. The film is a very ...more

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Red Riding Hood Helen Hunt, Hank Azaria

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Relative Insanity Helen Hunt, Maggie Grace, John Slattery Relative Insanity is a 2013 comedy drama film written by Michael Din, Juri Henley-Cohn and directed by Larry Moss.

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In the Company of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
In the Company of Darkness Helen Hunt In the Company of Darkness is a 1993 thriller film directed by David Anspaugh.

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Choices of the Heart Helen Hunt, Martin Sheen, Melissa Gilbert Choices of the Heart is an award-winning television movie based on the lives of Jean Donovan, Archbishop Oscar Romero, and the three other churchwomen who were killed in El Salvador during their ...more

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The Frog Prince Helen Hunt, Amanda Pays, Aileen Quinn The Frog Prince, aka Cannon Movie Tales: The Frog Prince, Der Froschkönig, is a 1986 musical film, based on the Brothers Grimm's classic fairytale. It is rated "G" and was filmed ...more

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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim Robbins. It tells the rise of Bob Roberts, a right-wing politician who is a candidate for an upcoming ...more

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Bill: On His Own Helen Hunt, Mickey Rooney, Gary Busey Bill: On His Own is a 1983 biographical TV movie starring Mickey Rooney as Bill Sackter. It is the sequel to Bill. However, it was far less successful.

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Every Day Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber, Carla Gugino Every Day is a 2010 film directed by Richard Levine and starring Liev Schreiber and Helen Hunt.

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Management Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks, Helen Hunt Management is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama directed by Stephen Belber and starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn. It premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and ...more

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Empire Falls Paul Newman, Helen Hunt, Robin Wright Empire Falls is a two-part mini-series that aired on HBO in 2005. It was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name which was written by Richard Russo. It was nominated for and ...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 pilot as a TV movie of the week.The film is based on the book "Shooter" by and about ...more

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Serpent Girl Kate Bosworth, Malin Ã…kerman, Helen Hunt Serpent Girl is a 2012 drama film directed by Matthew Carnahan.

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Pulse Pounders Helen Hunt, David Warner, Barbara Crampton Pulse Pounders is a 1988 anthology film directed by Charles Band. The film is composed of three 30 minute films, two of which are sequels to The Dungeonmaster and Trancers. The third is an ...more

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Trancers Helen Hunt, Andrew Robinson, Telma Hopkins Trancers is a 1985 science fiction film. It was directed by Charles Band and stars Tim Thomerson and Helen Hunt. It is the first film in a series of six: Trancers, and the direct-to-video ...more

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Trancers II Helen Hunt, Barbara Crampton, Martine Beswick Trancers II is a 1991 American action science fiction film directed by Charles Band. It is the sequel to Trancers starring Tim Thomerson and Helen Hunt. The film has been released on DVD through ...more

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One Night at McCool's Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt, Michael Douglas One Night at McCool's is a 2001 American crime comedy film written by Stan Seidel, directed by Harald Zwart, and starring Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, John Goodman, Michael Douglas, and ...more

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Jock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
Jock Helen Hunt, Michael Richards, Mandy Patinkin Jock is a 2011 animated film directed by Duncan MacNeillie.

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Mr. Saturday Night Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt, Jerry Lewis Mr. Saturday Night is a 1992 film that marks the directorial debut of its star, Billy Crystal. It focuses on the rise and fall of Buddy Young Jr., a stand-up comedian. Crystal produced and ...more

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Decoding Annie Parker Rashida Jones, Helen Hunt, Alice Eve Decoding Annie Parker is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Steven Bernstein. The film stars Samantha Morton, Helen Hunt and Aaron Paul. The film tells the story of Annie Parker and the ...more

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Twelfth Night, or What You Will Helen Hunt, Paul Rudd, Daniel Sunjata Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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Pioneer Woman Helen Hunt, William Shatner, David Janssen Pioneer Woman is a 1973 western film written by Suzanne Clauser and directed by Buzz Kulik.

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Desperate Lives Helen Hunt, Katherine Kelly Lang, Diane Ladd Desperate Lives is a 1982 made-for-TV film about drug use in a high school. The film has a very strong anti-drug message.

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Child Bride of Short Creek Diane Lane, Helen Hunt, Christopher Atkins Child Bride of Short Creek is a 1981 TV movie written by Joyce Eliason and starring Diane Lane, Helen Hunt, Christopher Atkins, and Dee Wallace. The film is a dramatization of the lives of the ...more

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Death Scream Helen Hunt, Cloris Leachman, Ed Asner Death Scream is a made-for-television film first aired in the USA on September 26, 1975. The film is loosely based on an actual event concerning the real-life account of "a young woman ...more

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Aline & Wolfe Helen Hunt, Les Loveday, Francesca Wilson

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Trancers III Helen Hunt, Andrew Robinson, Telma Hopkins Trancers III is the second sequel of the Trancers series and went straight-to-video in 1992.