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The Best Jennifer Beals Movies

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

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

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    Devil in a Blue Dress

    Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery

    Released1995

    Directed byCarl Franklin

    Devil in a Blue Dress is a 1995 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Carl Franklin and photographed by Tak Fujimoto. The film is based on Walter Mosley's novel of the same name and features...  more

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    The Book of Eli

    Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis

    Released2010

    Directed byAlbert Hughes, Allen Hughes

    The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers. A lone man sets off to fight his way across America in order to protect a sacred book...  more

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    My Name is Sarah

    Jennifer Beals

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul A. Kaufman

    Sarah is depressed and lonely after her best friend dies. She follows a handsome man, Charlie, into a church where he attends AA meetings. Sarah lets him believe she is an alcoholic too, but when she...
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    They Shoot Divas, Don't They?

    Felicia Day, Jennifer Beals

    Released2002

    Directed byJonathan Craven

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    Four Rooms

    Madonna, Salma Hayek

    Released1995

    Directed byAlexandre Rockwell, Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Robert Rodriguez

    Four Rooms is a 1995 anthology comedy film directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino, each directing one segment of the film that in its entirety is...  more

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    The Twilight of the Golds

    Rosie O'Donnell, Brendan Fraser

    Released1997

    Directed byRoss Kagan Marks

    The Twilight of the Golds is a 1997 television film....  more
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    Flashdance

    Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving

    Released1983

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    Flashdance is a 1983 American romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne. It was the first collaboration of producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and the presentation of some sequences in the...  more

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    In the Soup

    Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Beals

    Released1992

    Directed byAlexandre Rockwell

    In the Soup is a 1992 independent film comedy directed by Alexandre Rockwell. It stars Steve Buscemi as a self-conscious screenwriter who has written an unfilmable 500-page screenplay and is looking...  more
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    Night for Dying Tigers

    Jennifer Beals, Kathleen Robertson

    Released2010

    Directed byTerry Miles

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    Troubled Waters

    Laura Vandervoort, Jennifer Beals

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Stead

    Troubled Waters is a 2006 Canadian thriller film. This film was filmed in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada....  more
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    A House Divided

    Jennifer Beals, Dylan McDermott

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Rymer

    A House Divided is a 2006 drama film written by Andrew Chapman and directed by Michael Rymer....
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    Catch That Kid

    Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Beals

    Released2004

    Directed byBart Freundlich

    Catch That Kid is a 2004 American adventure comedy film directed by Bart Freundlich and starring Kristen Stewart, Corbin Bleu, Max Thieriot, Jennifer Beals, and Sam Robards. It is a remake of the...  more

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    The Anniversary Party

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Kline

    Released2001

    Directed byJennifer Jason Leigh, Alan Cumming

    The Anniversary Party is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written, directed, produced by, and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming....  more
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    The Bride

    Sting, Jennifer Beals

    Released1985

    Directed byFranc Roddam

    The Bride is an adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, released in 1985 and directed by Franc Roddam. The film stars Sting as Baron Charles Frankenstein and Jennifer Beals as Eva, a woman he...  more

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    The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

    Jennifer Beals, Jordan Prentice

    Released2010

    Directed byJames Orr

    The Night Before the Night Before Christmas is a Hallmark Channel Original Movie about Angela and Wayne Fox Jennifer Beals and Rick Roberts who are workaholic parents. Santa sets off on his Christmas...  more
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    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham

    Released1994

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director Alan Rudolph and former Washington Star reporter Randy Sue Coburn. Directed by Rudolph, it starred...  more
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    The Prophecy II

    Christopher Walken, Brittany Murphy

    Released1998

    Directed byGreg Spence

    The Prophecy II is a fantasy horror–thriller film and the second motion picture in The Prophecy series. Christopher Walken and Steve Hytner reprise their roles as the Archangel Gabriel and the...  more
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    Out of Line

    Jennifer Beals, Michael Moriarty

    Released2001

    Directed byJohanna Demetrakas

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    Split Decisions

    Gene Hackman, Jennifer Beals

    Released1988

    Directed byDavid Drury

    Split Decisions is a 1988 film directed by David Drury. It stars Craig Sheffer, Jeff Fahey and Gene Hackman....  more
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    Night Owl

    Jennifer Beals, Caroline Munro

    Released1993

    Directed byJeffrey Arsenault

    Night Owl, a 1993 vampire film shot in New York's Alphabet City and directed by Jeffrey Arsenault, starred John Leguizamo and James Raftery as Jake, a brooding vampire/squatter who picks up women in...  more
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    Something More

    Jennifer Beals, Chandra West

    Released1998

    Directed byRob W. King

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    Roger Dodger

    Morena Baccarin, Elizabeth Berkley

    Released2002

    Directed byDylan Kidd

    Roger Dodger is a 2002 American comedy-drama that explores the relationship between men, women, and sex. Directed by Dylan Kidd and starring Campbell Scott and Jesse Eisenberg, the film follows Roger...  more
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    Runaway Jury

    Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2003

    Directed byGary Fleder

    Runaway Jury is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz. It is an adaptation of John Grisham's novel The Runaway...  more

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    Militia

    Jennifer Beals, Dean Cain

    Released2000

    Directed byJim Wynorski

    Militia is a 2000 direct-to-video action film directed by Jim Wynorski. It stars Dean Cain, Jennifer Beals and Frederic Forrest....  more
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    Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying

    Tom Berenger, Jennifer Beals

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid MacKay

    Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying is a 1999 direct-to-video action thriller film. It is a sequel to the 1997 film Turbulence and a prequel to the 2001 film Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal. The film was directed...  more