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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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Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd, Jessica Tandy
Watch at Amazon Driving Miss Daisy is a 1989 American comedy-drama film adapted from the Alfred Uhry play of the same name. The film was directed by Bruce Beresford, with Morgan Freeman reprising his role as ...more
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Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell
Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Directed by Jon Avnet. It tells the story of a Depression-era friendship ...more
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Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette
The Birds is a 1963 suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story "The Birds" by Daphne du Maurier. It depicts Bodega Bay, California, which is, ...more
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Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard, Brian Dennehy
Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people rejuvenated by aliens. The movie stars Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack ...more
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Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán, Hume Cronyn
Batteries Not Included is a 1987 family-comic science fiction film directed by Matthew Robbins about small extraterrestrial living machines that save an apartment block under threat from ...more
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Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg, Brian Dennehy
Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon. All of the starring actors from the first film reprised their roles in this film, although Brian ...more
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Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith
Nobody's Fool is a 1994 American comedy-drama film based on the 1993 novel of the same name by Richard Russo. It stars Paul Newman, Jessica Tandy, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Dylan Walsh, ...more
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Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow
The World According to Garp is 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Robin Williams in the title role. It is based on the novel of the same title by John ...more
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Gregory Peck, Greer Garson, Jessica Tandy
The Valley of Decision is a film set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the late 19th century. It tells the story of a young Irish house maid who falls in love with the son of her employer, a ...more
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Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G. Carroll
The Desert Fox is a 1951 biographical film about Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in the later stages of World War II. It stars James Mason in the title role, was directed by Henry Hathaway, and was ...more
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Christine Baranski, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn
Adaptation of the book by Terry Kay. Robert Samuel (""Mr. Sam"") Peek, a sagacious and seasoned pecan tree grower from rural Georgia, has been married for the last 57 years ...more
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Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo, Jessica Tandy
Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 comedy film directed by John Schlesinger. The film, conceived and co-produced by Don Boyd, was one of the most expensive box office flops in history, losing its ...more
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Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn
The Green Years is a 1946 American comedy-drama film featuring Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Beverly Tyler and Hume Cronyn, based on A. J. Cronin's novel of the same name. It tells the story of the ...more
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Paul Newman, Sharon Tate, Jessica Tandy
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man is a 1962 20th Century Fox film directed by Martin Ritt based on Ernest Hemingway's semi-autobiographical character Nick Adams, and featuring Richard Beymer ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Linda Hunt
The Bostonians is a 1984 Merchant Ivory film based on Henry James's novel of the same name. The film stars Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Madeleine Potter and Jessica Tandy. The movie ...more
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Spencer Tracy, Jessica Tandy, Agnes Moorehead
The Seventh Cross is a 1944 film starring Spencer Tracy, Hume Cronyn, Ray Collins and Jessica Tandy. Cronyn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. It was the first film ...more
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Bridget Fonda, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn
Camilla is a 1994 film directed by Deepa Mehta and Jessica Tandy's penultimate movie appearance.
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Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider, Jessica Tandy
Still of the Night is a 1982 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Benton and starring Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Joe Grifasi and Jessica Tandy. It was written by Benton and ...more
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Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Jessica Tandy
Dragonwyck is a 1946 American period drama film made by Twentieth Century-Fox. It was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Ernst Lubitsch from a screenplay by ...more
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Kathy Bates, Shirley MacLaine, Marcia Gay Harden
Used People is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron. The screenplay by Todd Graff, adapted from his 1988 off-Broadway play The Grandma Plays, takes a humorous look at a ...more
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Joan Fontaine, Jessica Tandy, Joseph Cotten
September Affair is a 1950 film, directed by William Dieterle, starring Joan Fontaine, Joseph Cotten and Jessica Tandy. It was produced by Hal B. Wallis.
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Jessica Tandy, Fess Parker, Joanne Dru
The Light in the Forest is a 1958 film based on a novel of the same name first published in 1953 by U.S. author Conrad Richter. The film was produced by Walt Disney Productions and starred Fess ...more
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Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Jessica Tandy
The House on Carroll Street is a 1988 film directed by Peter Yates.
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Butley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jessica Tandy Movies
Butley Jessica Tandy, Alan Bates
Butley is a 1974 film directed by Harold Pinter, an adaptation from Simon Gray's 1971 play of same name. The film starred Alan Bates, Jessica Tandy, Richard O'Callaghan, Susan Engel, and Michael ...more
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Murder in the Family Jessica Tandy
Murder in the Family is a 1938 film directed by Albert Parker.