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

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

This list contains films like Ice Princess and In & Out.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joan Cusack movies?" and "What are the greatest Joan Cusack roles of all time?"

Steven Spielberg and Garry Marshall have both worked with Joan Cusack over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If Joan Cusack movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Oliver Platt and Kathy Bates too.

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Joan Cusack Movies
Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling and Anthony Michael Hall. It was written and directed by John Hughes.

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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more

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Addams Family Values Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston Addams Family Values is a 1993 American dark comedy film, which is the sequel to the 1991 American film The Addams Family. It was written by Paul Rudnick and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, and ...more

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Working Girl Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey Working Girl is a 1988 romantic comedy-drama film written by Kevin Wade and directed by Mike Nichols. It tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers ...more

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School of Rock Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey ...more

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In & Out Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Tom Selleck In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, and Wilford Brimley. It is an original ...more

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Say Anything... John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack Say Anything... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. In 2002, Entertainment Weekly ranked Say Anything... as the greatest ...more

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Broadcast News Jack Nicholson, John Cusack, Holly Hunter Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film concerns a virtuoso television news producer, who has daily emotional breakdowns, ...more

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Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Joan Cusack Movies
Grosse Pointe Blank Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Hank Azaria Grosse Pointe Blank is a 1997 American comedy crime film directed by George Armitage, and starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd. The film received positive reviews from ...more

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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more

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Toys Robin Williams, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J Toys is a 1992 fantasy comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, and Jamie Foxx in his feature film debut. The ...more

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Raising Helen Paris Hilton, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Hudson Raising Helen is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler. It stars Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere, ...more

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High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Joan Cusack Movies
High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black High Fidelity is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and starring John Cusack and Iben Hjejle. The film is based on the 1995 British novel of the same name by Nick ...more

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Arlington Road Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack Arlington Road is a 1999 American mystery thriller film, which tells the story of a widowed George Washington University professor who suspects his new neighbors are involved in terrorism and ...more

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Runaway Bride Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni Runaway Bride is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.The screenplay was written by Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott and Audrey ...more

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Corrina, Corrina Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Joan Cusack Corrina, Corrina is a 1994 American feature film set in 1959 about a widower who hires a housekeeper/nanny to care for his daughter. It was written and directed by Jessie Nelson, in her feature ...more

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My Bodyguard Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack My Bodyguard is a 1980 comedy-drama film released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Tony Bill, and written by Alan Ormsby. The film stars Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Martin Mull, ...more

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Cradle Will Rock Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will ...more

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Class Rob Lowe, John Cusack, Jacqueline Bissett Class is a 1983 American romantic comedy-drama film, directed by Lewis John Carlino, starring Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe and Cliff Robertson, and is also the film debut of Andrew McCarthy, John ...more

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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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Chicken Little Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack, Catherine O'Hara Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and loosely based on the fable of the same name. As the 46th animated feature in the ...more

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Ice Princess Hayden Panettiere, Michelle Trachtenberg, Kim Cattrall Ice Princess is a 2005 American figure-skating film directed by Tim Fywell, written by Hadley Davis from a story by Meg Cabot and Davis, and starring Michelle Trachtenberg, Joan Cusack, Kim ...more

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My Sister's Keeper Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Emily Deschanel My Sisters's Keeper is a 2009 American drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassilieva, and Alec Baldwin. Based on Jodi Picoult's novel of the ...more

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Nine Months Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, and Robin Williams. The movie is a US remake ...more

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My Blue Heaven Steve Martin, Joan Cusack, Rick Moranis My Blue Heaven is a 1990 comedy film directed by Herbert Ross, written by Nora Ephron and starring Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, and Joan Cusack. This is the third film Steve Martin and Rick ...more

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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Stanley Tucci, Jane Krakowski, Abigail Breslin Kit Kittredge: An American Girl is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by Patricia Rozema. The screenplay by Ann Peacock focuses on the American Girl character Kit Kittredge, who lives in ...more

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The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez Joan Cusack, Peter Gallagher, Mikhail Baryshnikov The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez is a 1991 musical drama film written by Peter Sellars, Joan Cusack, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Gallagher, Ron Vawter and directed by Peter Sellars.

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Married to the Mob Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew Modine. Michelle Pfeiffer, in something of a departure from her previous ...more

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Looney Tunes: Back in Action Michael Jordan, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film directed by Joe Dante, written by Larry Doyle, and starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Timothy ...more

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Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum, Amy Poehler Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2010 animated film written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards and Tony Leech and directed by Michael D'Isa-Hogan.

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Confessions of a Shopaholic Isla Fisher, John Goodman, John Lithgow Confessions of a Shopaholic is a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on the Shopaholic series of novels by Sophie Kinsella. Directed by P. J. Hogan, the film stars Isla Fisher as the ...more

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War, Inc. Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei, Dan Aykroyd War, Inc. is a 2008 American political action comedy film starring John Cusack and directed by Joshua Seftel. Cusack also co-wrote and produced the film.

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Hero Chevy Chase, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis Hero is a 1992 comedy-drama film directed by English film director Stephen Frears, written by David Webb Peoples and based on a story by Laura Ziskin, Alvin Sargent and David Webb Peoples. The ...more

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Two Much Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Daryl Hannah Two Much is a 1995 romantic screwball comedy film based on Donald Westlake's novel of the same name, and is also a remake of the 1984 French comedy film Le Jumeau, which was also based on ...more

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Where the Heart Is Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film directing debut. The movie stars Natalie Portman, Stockard Channing, Ashley Judd, and Joan Cusack with ...more

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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart, Mel Brooks It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie is a 2002 NBC television film, directed by Kirk Thatcher and written by Tom Martin and Jim Lewis and stars Whoopi Goldberg, David Arquette, Joan Cusack, ...more

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Grandview, U.S.A. Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh Grandview, U.S.A. is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. It stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Carole Cook, Ramon Bieri, ...more

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A Smile Like Yours Shirley MacLaine, Joan Cusack, Lauren Holly A Smile Like Yours is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Keith Samples and starring Greg Kinnear and Lauren Holly. The film centers on a couple as they try to conceive a child. The film was ...more

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Mars Needs Moms Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Elisabeth Harnois Mars Needs Moms is a 2011 American 3D motion capture computer-animated science fiction comedy film co-written and directed by Simon Wells, and based on the Berkeley Breathed book of the same ...more

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The Last Shot Alec Baldwin, Willam Belli, Matthew Broderick The Last Shot is a 2004 comedy film starring Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette, Tim Blake Nelson, Joan Cusack, Tony Shalhoub, Buck Henry, Ray Liotta, Calista Flockhart and Ian ...more

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Peep and the Big Wide World: Peep Finds Joan Cusack, Scott Beaudin, Melanie Tonello

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Friends with Money Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Jason Isaacs Friends with Money is a 2006 film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. It opened the 2006 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2006 and went into limited release in North America on April ...more

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The Last Guy on Earth Elizabeth Hurley, Whoopi Goldberg, Yasmine Bleeth

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Martian Child Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Anjelica Huston Martian Child is a 2007 American comedy-drama film about a writer who adopts a strange young boy who believes himself to be from Mars. Martian Child was released on November 2, 2007. The film ...more

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The Allnighter Pam Grier, Joan Cusack, Susanna Hoffs The Allnighter is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs, released on May 1, 1987 and starring Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack and Pam Grier.

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Hawaiian Vacation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Joan Cusack Movies
Hawaiian Vacation Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton, Tim Allen Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation is a 2011 Pixar computer animated short film directed by Gary Rydstrom. It is the first short in the Toy Story Toons series. The short features characters from ...more

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Small Fry Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton, Jane Lynch Toy Story Toons: Small Fry is a 2011 Pixar computer animated short directed by Angus MacLane. It premiered with the theatrical release of The Muppets on November 23, 2011. Small Fry is the ...more

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Mr. Wrong Ellen DeGeneres, Joan Cusack, Casey Kasem Mr. Wrong is a 1996 American romantic/black comedy film starring Ellen DeGeneres and Bill Pullman. Ellen DeGeneres still mentions this film occasionally in her talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres ...more

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Acceptance Joan Cusack, Mae Whitman, Brigid Brannagh Acceptance is a 2009 drama telefilm starring Mae Whitman and Joan Cusack. The movie was first aired on August 22, 2009 on Lifetime. This film is based on the critically acclaimed book ...more