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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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Frances 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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Normal 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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Sweet Dreams 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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Music Box 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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Tootsie 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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All That Jazz 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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A Streetcar Named Desire 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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Grey Gardens 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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The Big Valley Jessica Lange, Richard Dreyfuss, Sara Paxton The Big Valley is a 2011 Western film written by Daniel Adams, A.I. Bezzerides, and Louis F. Edelman and directed by Daniel Adams.

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Crimes of the Heart 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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Country 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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Blue Sky 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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How to Beat the High Cost of Living 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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Sybil 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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Don't Come Knocking Jessica Lange, Tim Roth, Eva Marie Saint Don't Come Knocking is a 2005 film, a comedy-drama road movie directed by German director Wim Wenders and written by Wenders and actor/playwright Sam Shepard. The two had previously collaborated ...more

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 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

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Bonneville 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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Men Don't Leave 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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A Thousand Acres 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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O Pioneers! 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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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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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a 1958 American drama film directed by Richard Brooks. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams adapted by Richard Brooks ...more

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Cousin Bette Hugh Laurie, Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue Cousin Bette is a 1998 British/American comedy-drama that stars Jessica Lange in the title role and is loosely based on the Honoré de Balzac novel of the same name. It received lukewarm ...more

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Night and the City 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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Cape Fear 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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Rob Roy 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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Titus 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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Prozac Nation Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams, Jessica Lange Prozac Nation is a 2001 American drama film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg, starring Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs and Anne Heche. It is based on an autobiography of the same name by ...more

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Masked and Anonymous Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan, Mickey Rourke Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Larry Charles. The film was written by Larry Charles and Bob Dylan, the latter under the pseudonym "Sergei Petrov". It ...more

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Losing Isaiah Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Lange Losing Isaiah is a 1995 American drama film starring Jessica Lange and Halle Berry, directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal. It is based on the novel of the same name by Seth Margolis. The screenplay is ...more

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King Kong 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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Hush Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Hal Holbrook Hush is a 1998 American thriller starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, and Jessica Lange.

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Everybody's All-American Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Dennis Quaid Everybody's All-American is a 1988 motion picture directed by Taylor Hackford and based on the novel Everybody's All-American by longtime Sports Illustrated contributor Frank Deford. The film ...more

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Broken Flowers 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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Big Fish Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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Neverwas Ian McKellen, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange Neverwas is a 2005 Canadian-American fantasy drama film written and directed by Joshua Michael Stern in his directorial debut. It stars Ian McKellen, Aaron Eckhart, Brittany Murphy and Nick ...more

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The Vow Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange The Vow is a 2012 romantic drama film directed by Michael Sucsy, starring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams. The film is inspired by the true story of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. The Vow was a ...more