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The Best Jill Clayburgh Movies  

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

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

This list is made up of films like Griffin and Phoenix and Hustling.

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Kevin Bacon, Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen
Starting Over is a 1979 American comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen and Jill Clayburgh which tells the story of a recently divorced man who is torn between his new girlfriend and ...more
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Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, Kelly Bishop
An Unmarried Woman is a 1978 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Mazursky, and starring Jill Clayburgh. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture and ...more
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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Ned Beatty
Silver Streak is a 1976 comedy-thriller film about an event on a Los Angeles-to-Chicago train journey. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and stars Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Richard Pryor, ...more
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Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Brian Dennehy
Semi-Tough is a 1977 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Lotte Lenya, Bert Convy, and Brian Dennehy, set in the world of ...more
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Roberto Benigni, Fred Gwynne, Jill Clayburgh
La Luna, also known as Luna, is a 1979 Italian film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Jill Clayburgh. The film concerns the troubled life of a teenage boy and his relationship with ...more
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Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jill Clayburgh Movies
Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig
Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot ...more
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Barbara Hershey, Martha Plimpton, Jill Clayburgh
Shy People is a critically acclaimed 1987 American drama about two branches of a family that reunite with tragic results, starring Barbara Hershey, Jill Clayburgh, and Martha Plimpton. It was ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Evan Rachel Wood
Running with Scissors is a 2006 American black comedy film based on Augusten Burroughs' 2002 memoir of the same name, written and directed by Ryan Murphy, and starring Joseph Cross, Annette ...more
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Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jaimie Alexander
Love & Other Drugs is a 2010 romantic comedy film written and directed by Edward Zwick and based on the non-fiction book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman by Jamie Reidy. The ...more
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Michael Douglas, Dianne Wiest, Charles Grodin
It's My Turn is a 1980 romantic comedy-drama film starring Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, and Charles Grodin. The film was directed by Claudia Weill and written by Eleanor Bergstein. The ...more
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Walter Matthau, Jill Clayburgh, Jan Sterling
First Monday in October is a 1981 American film based on the play of the same name by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, and directed by Ronald Neame. Walter Matthau and Jill Clayburgh performed ...more
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Salma Hayek, Matthew Perry, Jill Clayburgh
Fools Rush In is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek star.
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Griffin and Phoenix: A Love Story Peter Falk, Jill Clayburgh, Sally Kirkland
Griffin and Phoenix: A Love Story is a 1976 film directed by Daryl Duke.
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Gabriel Byrne, Jill Clayburgh, Ronald Guttman
Hannah K. is a 1983 drama film directed by Costa Gavras, starring Jill Clayburgh and Gabriel Byrne.
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Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Rachel Weisz
Going All the Way is a 1997 film directed by Mark Pellington. The film was written by Dan Wakefield, based on his 1970 novel. It won an award at the Sundance Film Festival.
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The Face on the Milk Carton Jill Clayburgh, Sharon Lawrence, Kellie Martin
The Face on the Milk Carton is a 1995 made for television movie based on the book written by Caroline B. Cooney. The movie stars Kellie Martin as Jennie Sands/Janie Jessmon, a 15 year old girl ...more
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Hustling Lee Remick, Jill Clayburgh, Alex Rocco
Hustling is a 1975 made for TV film directed by Joseph Sargent.
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Jacqueline Bissett, Ryan O'Neal, Ned Beatty
The Thief Who Came to Dinner is a 1973 comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and based on the novel by Terrence Lore Smith. The film stars Ryan O'Neal and Jacqueline Bisset, with Charles Cioffi, ...more
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Robert De Niro, Jill Clayburgh, Jared Martin
The Wedding Party is a 1969 American film farce. Its simple plot focuses on a soon-to-be groom and his interactions with various relatives of his fiancée and members of the wedding party ...more
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Elisabeth Harnois, Jill Clayburgh, Max Gail
Where Are the Children? is a 1986 film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Higgins Clark.
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Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner, Mary-Louise Parker
Naked in New York is a 1993 romantic comedy film starring Eric Stoltz, Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Jill Clayburgh, Tony Curtis, Timothy Dalton, and Kathleen Turner, and featuring multiple ...more
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James Brolin, Red Buttons, Jill Clayburgh
Gable and Lombard is a 1976 American biographical film directed by Sidney J. Furie. The screenplay by Barry Sandler is based on the romance and consequent marriage of screen stars Clark Gable ...more
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Joe Pesci, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can is a 1982 American biographical film directed by Jack Hofsiss, starring Jill Clayburgh. The screenplay by David Rabe is based on the memoir of the same title by Emmy ...more
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Portnoy's Complaint Karen Black, Jill Clayburgh, Lee Grant
Portnoy's Complaint is a 1972 comedy film written and directed by Ernest Lehman. His screenplay is based on the bestselling 1969 novel of the same name by Philip Roth.
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George Segal, Jill Clayburgh, Donald Moffat
The Terminal Man is a 1974 film directed by Mike Hodges, based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. It stars George Segal. The story centers on the immediate dangers of mind ...more