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The Best Joan Allen Movies

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

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

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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles
    The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul...  more

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    The Bourne Supremacy

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles
    The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's...  more

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    The Upside of Anger

    Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Costner
    The Upside of Anger is a 2005 American romantic comedy and drama film written and directed by...  more
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    Pleasantville

    Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker
    Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by...  more

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    The Notebook

    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling
    The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on...  more

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    Manhunter

    Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais
    Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written...  more
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    Off The Map

    Sam Elliott, J.K. Simmons
    Off the Map is a 2003 drama film directed by Campbell Scott. The play and screenplay were...  more
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    Nixon

    Anthony Hopkins, James Woods
    Nixon is a 1995 American biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that...  more

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    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    Richard Gere, Jason Alexander
    Hachi: A Dog's Tale is a 2009 drama film. Based on the true story of a faithful Akita Inu, the...  more

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    Tucker: The Man and His Dream

    Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater
    Tucker: The Man and His Dream is a 1988 biographical drama film directed by Francis Ford...  more
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    The Crucible

    Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis
    The Crucible is a 1996 drama film written by Arthur Miller and based on his play of the same...  more
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    Face/Off

    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage
    Face/Off is a 1997 American science fiction action thriller film directed by John Woo and...  more

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    The Bourne Legacy

    Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton
    The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the...  more

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    The Contender

    Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges
    The Contender is a 2000 political drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. It stars Gary...  more

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    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Ben Kingsley, William H. Macy
    Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in the United Kingdom as Innocent Moves, is a 1993...  more

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    Yes

    Sam Neill, Joan Allen
    Yes is a 2004 film written and directed by Sally Potter. It stars Joan Allen, Simon Abkarian,...  more
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    Death Race

    Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson
    This film is a 2008 American science fiction action thriller film produced, written, and...  more

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    The Mists of Avalon

    Julianna Margulies, Anjelica Huston
    The Mists of Avalon is a 2001 miniseries based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Marion...  more
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    Zeisters

    Joan Allen, Josh Blake
    Zeisters, also known as Fat Guy Goes Nutzoid, is a 1986 comedy film produced by Troma...  more
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    Georgia O'Keeffe

    Jeremy Irons, Joan Allen
    Georgia O'Keeffe is a 2009 American television biographical film, produced by City...  more
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    All My Sons

    Joan Allen
    All My Sons is a 1987 film directed by Jack O'Brien. All My Sons is the 1986 TV adaptation of...
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    Good Sharma

    Billy Connolly, Joan Allen
    Good Sharma is a 2010 drama film written by Joanna Lancaster, Michael Singh and directed by...
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    When the Sky Falls

    Joan Allen, Pete Postlethwaite
    When the Sky Falls is a 2000 film à clef directed by John Mackenzie and filmed in Ireland,...  more
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    In Country

    Bruce Willis, Joan Allen
    In Country is a 1989 American drama film produced and directed by Norman Jewison, starring...  more

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    Bonneville

    Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates
    Bonneville is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Christopher N. Rowley. The...  more