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The Best Jessica Lange Movies

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

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

This list contains films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Big Valley.

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    Masked and Anonymous

    Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan
    Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Larry Charles. The film was...  more
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    Don't Come Knocking

    Jessica Lange, Tim Roth
    Don't Come Knocking is a 2005 film, a comedy-drama road movie directed by German director Wim...  more

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    Frances

    Kevin Costner, Jessica Lange
    Frances is a 1982 American biographical film starring Jessica Lange as actress Frances Farmer....  more

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    Blue Sky

    Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones
    Blue Sky is a 1994 drama, and the last film by veteran film maker Tony Richardson. It was...  more

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    Sweet Dreams

    Jessica Lange, John Goodman
    Sweet Dreams is a 1985 biographical film which tells the life story of country music singer...  more

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    Normal

    Hayden Panettiere, Jessica Lange
    Normal is a 2002 drama film produced by HBO Films, which became an official selection at the...  more
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    All That Jazz

    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow
    All That Jazz is a 1979 American musical film directed by Bob Fosse. The screenplay by Robert...  more

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    Crimes of the Heart

    Jessica Lange, Diane Keaton
    Crimes of the Heart is a 1986 American black comedy, southern gothic film directed by Bruce...  more

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    Country

    Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard
    Country is a 1984 American film which follows the trials and tribulations of a rural family as...  more
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    Rob Roy

    Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange
    Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy...  more

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    Grey Gardens

    Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange
    Grey Gardens is an HBO film about the lives of Edith Bouvier Beale/"Little Edie", played by...  more
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    A Streetcar Named Desire

    Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid
    A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 television drama film directed by John Erman. Based on the...  more
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    King Kong

    Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange
    King Kong is a 1976 American monster thriller film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed...  more

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    Titus

    Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange
    Titus is a 1999 Italian-American-British fantasy thriller film adaptation of Shakespeare's...  more

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    Big Fish

    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor
    Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by...  more

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    Bonneville

    Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates
    Bonneville is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Christopher N. Rowley. The...  more
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    Hush

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange
    Hush is a 1998 American thriller starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, and Jessica...  more
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    Music Box

    Jessica Lange, Michael Rooker
    Music Box is a 1989 film that tells the story of a Hungarian-American immigrant who is accused...  more
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    Men Don't Leave

    Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates
    Men Don't Leave is a 1990 comedy-drama film that stars Jessica Lange as a housewife who, after...  more
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    Broken Flowers

    Sharon Stone, Bill Murray
    Broken Flowers is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim...  more

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    Cousin Bette

    Hugh Laurie, Jessica Lange
    Cousin Bette is a 1998 British/American comedy-drama that stars Jessica Lange in the title...  more
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    A Thousand Acres

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Michelle Williams
    A Thousand Acres is an American motion picture drama directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, and...  more

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    Night and the City

    Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange
    Night and the City is a 1992 remake of the 1950 film noir of the same name, itself an...  more
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    O Pioneers!

    Heather Graham, Jessica Lange
    Adaptation of the novel by Willa Cather. Set on the Nebraska prairie from 1880 to 1910, this...  more
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    Far North

    Jessica Lange
    Far North is a 1988 drama film written and directed by Sam Shepard and starring Jessica Lange,...  more