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The Best Jessica Tandy Movies

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

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    Fried Green Tomatoes

    Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker
    Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at...  more

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    The Birds

    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren
    The Birds is a 1963 suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the...  more

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    #56 of 318 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time#35 of 720 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

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    Cocoon

    Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard
    Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people...  more

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    #210 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#76 of 186 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made

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    Batteries Not Included

    Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán
    Batteries Not Included is a 1987 family-comic science fiction film directed by Matthew Robbins...  more

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    #233 of 512 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked#131 of 304 The Funniest '80s Movies

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    Cocoon: The Return

    Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg
    Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon....  more
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    Driving Miss Daisy

    Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd

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    #30 of 46 Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes#46 of 93 The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies For Best Picture

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    Nobody's Fool

    Bruce Willis, Paul Newman
    Nobody's Fool is a 1994 American comedy-drama film based on the 1993 novel of the same name by...  more
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    The World According to Garp

    Robin Williams, Glenn Close
    The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and...  more

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    #1191 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#28 of 106 The Best Movies About Writers

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    The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

    Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke
    The Desert Fox is a 1951 biographical film about Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in the later...  more

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    #74 of 376 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#43 of 222 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

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    The Valley of Decision

    Gregory Peck, Greer Garson
    The Valley of Decision is a film set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the late 19th...  more
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    To Dance with the White Dog

    Christine Baranski, Jessica Tandy
    Adaptation of the book by Terry Kay. Robert Samuel (""Mr. Sam"") Peek, a sagacious and...  more
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    Honky Tonk Freeway

    Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo
    Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 comedy film directed by John Schlesinger. The film, conceived and...  more
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    The Green Years

    Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell
    The Green Years is a 1946 American comedy-drama film featuring Charles Coburn, Tom Drake,...  more
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    Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man is a 1962 20th Century Fox film directed by Martin Ritt...  more
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    Still of the Night

    Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider
    Still of the Night is a 1982 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Benton...  more
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    Best Friends

    Goldie Hawn, Burt Reynolds
    Best Friends is a 1982 feature film starring Burt Reynolds and Goldie Hawn. It is loosely...  more
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    The Light in the Forest

    Jessica Tandy, Fess Parker
    The Light in the Forest is a 1958 film based on a novel of the same name first published in...  more
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    The House on Carroll Street

    Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin
    The House on Carroll Street is a 1988 film directed by Peter Yates....  more
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    Used People

    Kathy Bates, Shirley MacLaine
    Used People is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron. The screenplay...  more
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    September Affair

    Joan Fontaine, Jessica Tandy
    September Affair is a 1950 film, directed by William Dieterle, starring Joan Fontaine, Joseph...  more
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    Blonde Fever

    Ava Gardner, Jessica Tandy
    Blonde Fever is a 1944 comedy film directed by Richard Whorf. It is also known as Autumn Fever....  more
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    Forever Amber

    George Sanders, Jessica Tandy
    Forever Amber is a 1947 American romantic drama film starring Linda Darnell and Cornel Wilde....  more
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    The Seventh Cross

    Spencer Tracy, Jessica Tandy
    The Seventh Cross is a 1944 film starring Spencer Tracy, Hume Cronyn, Ray Collins and Jessica...  more
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    Murder in the Family

    Jessica Tandy
    Murder in the Family is a 1938 film directed by Albert Parker....  more
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    Butley

    Jessica Tandy, Alan Bates
    Butley is a 1974 film directed by Harold Pinter, an adaptation from Simon Gray's 1971 play of...  more