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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.

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

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Kevin Costner, Jessica Lange, Anjelica Huston
Frances is a 1982 American biographical film starring Jessica Lange as actress Frances Farmer. Kim Stanley and Sam Shepard appeared in supporting roles. The film chronicles Farmer's life from ...more
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Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris O'Donnell
Blue Sky is a 1994 drama, and the last film by veteran film maker Tony Richardson. It was adapted by Rama Laurie Stagner, Arlene Sarner and Jerry Leichtling from a story by Rama Laurie Stagner. ...more
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Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis
Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy-drama film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a ...more
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Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Ed Harris
Sweet Dreams is a 1985 biographical film which tells the life story of country music singer Patsy Cline. The film was written by Robert Getchell and directed by Karel Reisz. It stars Jessica ...more
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Jessica Lange, Michael Rooker, Lukas Haas
Music Box is a 1989 film that tells the story of a Hungarian-American immigrant who is accused of having been a war criminal. The plot revolves around his daughter, an attorney, who defends him, ...more
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Jessica Lange, Diane Keaton, Sissy Spacek
Crimes of the Heart is a 1986 American black comedy, southern gothic film directed by Bruce Beresford. The screenplay by Beth Henley is adapted from her Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same
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Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Grey Gardens is an HBO film about the lives of Edith Bouvier Beale/"Little Edie", played by Drew Barrymore, and her mother Edith Ewing Bouvier/"Big Edie", played by Jessica ...more
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Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid, Beverly DAngelo
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 television drama film directed by John Erman. Based on the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams, it stars Ann-Margret and Treat Williams.
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Hayden Panettiere, Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson
Normal is a 2002 drama film produced by HBO Films, which became an official selection at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. Jane Anderson, the film's writer and director, adapted her own play, ...more
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Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider
All That Jazz is a 1979 American musical film directed by Bob Fosse. The screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur and Fosse is a semi-autobiographical fantasy based on aspects of Fosse's life and ...more
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Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley
Country is a 1984 American film which follows the trials and tribulations of a rural family as they struggle to hold on to their farm during the trying economic times experienced by family farms ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Michelle Williams, Jessica Lange
A Thousand Acres is an American motion picture drama directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, and starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jason Robards. It is an adaptation of ...more
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Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Cusack
Men Don't Leave is a 1990 comedy-drama film that stars Jessica Lange as a housewife who, after the death of her husband, moves with her two sons to Baltimore. Chris O'Donnell, Joan Cusack, and ...more
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Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt
Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th-century Scottish clan chief who battles with an unscrupulous nobleman in the ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Titus is a 1999 Italian-American-British fantasy thriller film adaptation of Shakespeare's revenge tragedy Titus Andronicus, about the downfall of a Roman general. Starring Anthony Hopkins and ...more
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Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Joe Piscopo
King Kong is a 1976 American monster thriller film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by John Guillermin. It is a remake of the 1933 classic film of the same name, about a giant ape ...more
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Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange
Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more
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Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Eli Wallach
Night and the City is a 1992 remake of the 1950 film noir of the same name, itself an adaptation of Gerald Kersh's novel of the same name. The film stars Robert De Niro and Jessica Lange and is ...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, Charles Durning, Patricia Arquette, and Ann Wedgeworth.
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Heather Graham, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche
Adaptation of the novel by Willa Cather. Set on the Nebraska prairie from 1880 to 1910, this paean to the settlers of America's heartland chronicles the hardships and joys of European immigrants ...more
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Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Allen
Bonneville is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Christopher N. Rowley. The screenplay by Daniel D. Davis is based on a story by Davis and Rowley.
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Jessica Lange, JoBeth Williams, Tammy Blanchard
Sybil is a 2007 American docudrama directed by Joseph Sargent. The teleplay by John Pielmeier is based on the 1973 book of the same name by Flora Rheta Schreiber, which fictionalized the story ...more
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Jessica Lange, Jane Curtin, Susan Saint James
How to Beat the High Cost of Living is a 1980 comedy film, starring Jane Curtin, Susan Saint James and Jessica Lange. Also in the cast are Dabney Coleman, Fred Willard, Richard Benjamin, Eddie ...more
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Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange
Broken Flowers is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. The film focuses on an aging "Don Juan" who ...more
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Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Rip Torn
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a 1984 film directed by Jack Hofsiss and produced by American Playhouse. The film starred Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Rip Torn, Kim Stanley, David Dukes, and Penny