The Best Jennifer O'Neill Movies

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

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List is made up of films like The Prince and the Surfer and The Ride.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jennifer O'Neill movies?" and "What are the greatest Jennifer O'Neill roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Jennifer O'Neill include names like David Cronenberg, Blake Edwards and Otto Preminger.

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  • Summer of '42
    Gary Grimes, Jennifer O'Neill, Jerry Houser
    27 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Robert Mulligan
    Teenage Herman Raucher (Gary Grimes), summering on Nantucket Island with his sex-obsessed pals Oscy (Jerry Houser) and Benji (Oliver Conant) during World War II, meets Dorothy (Jennifer O'Neill), a newlywed in her 20s whose husband is off at war. As his friends awkwardly attempt to woo girls their own age, Herman slowly befriends the older woman and finds himself becoming increasingly in love with her, until a sudden tragedy changes their lives forever.

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  • The Reincarnation of Peter Proud
    Michael Sarrazin, Jennifer O'Neill, Margot Kidder
    12 votes
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
    Professor Peter Proud (Michael Sarrazin) keeps having a nightmare in which he watches a mysterious woman in a rowboat commit murder. He tries his college's dream lab for help, but the real breakthrough comes when he recognizes locations from his dream in a documentary about Massachusetts. He travels there and meets Marcia (Margot Kidder), the woman from his dream, and her daughter, Ann (Jennifer O'Neill), with whom he falls in love. Could he be the reincarnation of Marcia's dead husband?
  • The Carey Treatment
    James Coburn, Jennifer O'Neill, Pat Hingle
    11 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Blake Edwards
    Dr. Peter Carey (James Coburn) moves to Boston, where he becomes a pathologist at a prominent hospital and gets involved with Georgia Hightower (Jennifer O'Neill). Soon the teenage daughter (Elizabeth Allen) of the chief doctor comes into the hospital with severe injuries from a failed illegal abortion. After she dies, Carey's friend, Dr. David Tao, is arrested for performing the surgery. Carey knows that Tao is innocent, and he uses forceful detective tactics to determine who is guilty.

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  • The Innocent
    Jennifer O'Neill, Laura Antonelli, Giancarlo Giannini
    9 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Luchino Visconti
    The Innocent was the last film made by Italian director Luchino Visconti. Released in 1976, the film is based on the novel of the same name by Gabriele d'Annunzio.
  • Such Good Friends
    Dyan Cannon, James Coco, Jennifer O'Neill
    9 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Otto Preminger
    Busy housewife Julie Messinger's (Dyan Cannon) only gripes about her art-director husband, Richard (Laurence Luckinbill), are that he's a little selfish and too committed to his job. It's not until a routine operation gone awry leaves him in a coma that Julie learns his secrets. Richard had been carrying on numerous affairs, some of them with Julie's close friends. Stunned at how naïve she's been, Julie works through her pain by way of a lot of drinking and a few torrid affairs of her own.

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  • Lady Ice
    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer O'Neill
    10 votes
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Tom Gries
    Lady Ice is a 1973 crime film about an insurance investigator who becomes involved with a wealthy young woman he suspects of fencing stolen jewelry. The film was directed by Tom Gries, and stars Donald Sutherland, Jennifer O'Neill, and Robert Duvall.