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The Best Joanna Kerns Movies

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

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

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  • Blind Faith1
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    Blind Faith

    Johnny Galecki, Noah Wyle

    Released1990

    Directed byPaul Wendkos

    Blind Faith is a 1990 NBC miniseries based on the 1989 true crime book of the same name by Joe... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Knocked Up2
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    Knocked Up

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes

    Released2007

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd... more on Wikipedia

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    #397 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#245 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • Deadly Intentions... Again?3
    15
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    Deadly Intentions... Again?

    Fairuza Balk, Eileen Brennan

    Released1991

    Directed byJames Steven Sadwith

    Deadly Intentions... Again? is a 1991 television film, and a sequel to the 1985 film Deadly... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Mortal Fear4
    12
    2

    Mortal Fear

    Robert Englund, Joanna Kerns

    Released1994

    Directed byLarry Shaw

    Mortal Fear is a 1994 thriller TV movie directed by Larry Shaw.Amazon_watch buy button
  • Girl, Interrupted5
    13
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    Girl, Interrupted

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Mangold

    Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 American drama film, and an adaptation of Susanna Kaysen's 1993... more on Wikipedia

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    #348 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#37 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made

  • Going Underground6
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    Going Underground

    Joanna Kerns, Khandi Alexander

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid Carson

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  • The Growing Pains Movie7
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    The Growing Pains Movie

    Kirk Cameron, Jeremy Miller

    Released2000

    Directed byAlan Metter

    The Growing Pains Movie is a made-for-television movie that premiered on ABC November 5, 2000,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • All Over the Guy8
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    All Over the Guy

    Christina Ricci, Lisa Kudrow

    Released2001

    Directed byJulie Davis

    All Over the Guy is a 2001 gay-themed romantic comedy film written by Dan Bucatinsky and... more on Wikipedia

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    #369 of 383 The Greatest Romantic Comedies Of All Time#24 of 33 The Best LGBTQ+ Comedy Movies

  • The Preppie Murder9
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    The Preppie Murder

    Sandra Bullock, Lara Flynn Boyle

    Released1989

    Directed byJohn Herzfeld

    The Preppie Murder is a TV movie directed by John Herzfeld, written by Herzfeld and Irv Roud,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Great Los Angeles Earthquake10

    Released1990

    Directed byLarry Elikann

    The Great Los Angeles Earthquake is a 1990 television film about a massive earthquake that... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    #237 of 317 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time#16 of 37 The Best '90s Disaster Movies

  • Desperate Choices: To Save My Child11
    10
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    Desperate Choices: To Save My Child

    Reese Witherspoon, Joanna Kerns

    Released1992

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    Desperate Choices: To Save My Child is a 1992 television film directed by Andy Tennant. It... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • A Bunny's Tale12
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    A Bunny's Tale

    Kirstie Alley, Delta Burke

    Released1985

    Directed byKaren Arthur

    A Bunny's Tale is a 1985 television film based on American feminist icon and journalist Gloria... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Emma's Wish13
    12
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    Emma's Wish

    Della Reese, Joanna Kerns

    Released1998

    Directed byMike Robe

    Emma's Wish is a 1998 TV movie directed by Mike Robe. It first aired on CBS on October 18,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Rape of Richard Beck14
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    The Rape of Richard Beck

    Meredith Baxter, Joanna Kerns

    Released1985

    Directed byKaren Arthur

    The Rape of Richard Beck is a 1985 American television movie.Amazon_watch buy button
  • Cross My Heart15
    2
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    Cross My Heart

    Martin Short, Annette O'Toole

    Released1987

    Directed byArmyan Bernstein

    Cross My Heart is an American romantic comedy that was released in the United States on... more on Wikipedia
  • Terror in the Family16
    9
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    Terror in the Family

    Hilary Swank, Joanna Kerns

    Released1996

    Directed byGregory Goodell

    Terror in the Family is a 1996 American television film directed by Gregory Goodell and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Million Dollar Rip Off17
    7
    3

    Million Dollar Rip Off

    Freddie Prinze, Joanna Kerns

    Released1976

    Directed byAlexander Singer

    Million Dollar Rip Off is a 1976 crime/drama tv movie directed by Alexander Singer.Amazon_watch buy button
  • Those She Left Behind18
    9
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    Those She Left Behind

    Joanna Kerns, Gary Cole

    Released1989

    Directed byWaris Hussein

    Those She Left Behind is a 1989 made-for-TV movie about a father forced to raise his newborn... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Street Justice19
    10
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    Street Justice

    Catherine Bach, Joanna Kerns

    Released1990

    Directed byRichard C. Sarafian

    Street Justice is a 1990 action-drama film written by James J. Docherty and directed by...Amazon_watch buy button
  • Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers20
    7
    4

    Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers

    Kirk Cameron, Jeremy Miller

    Released2004

    Directed byJoanna Kerns

    Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers is a 2004 American television film that first aired on... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • No Dessert, Dad, till You Mow the Lawn21
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    No Dessert, Dad, till You Mow the Lawn

    James Marsden, Allison Mack

    Released1994

    Directed byHoward McCain

    No Dessert Dad, til You Mow the Lawn is a 1994 American family comedy film. It was directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Ape22
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    Ape

    Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol

    Released1976

    Directed byPaul Leder

    Ape is a 1976 monster movie. It was an American/South Korean co-production produced by Kukje... more on Wikipedia