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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?"

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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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Helen Hunt Movies
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 accident ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Charlize Theron, Woody Allen, Helen Hunt
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is a 2001 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Woody Allen. The cast also features Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Elizabeth Berkley, John Schuck, Wallace ...more
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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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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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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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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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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