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The Best JoBeth Williams Movies  

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

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

List is made up of films like The Dogs of War and Chantilly Lace.

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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke
Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural thriller film, directed by Tobe Hooper and co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is the first and most successful entry in the Poltergeist ...more
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JoBeth Williams, Giancarlo Giannini, Tom Conti
American Dreamer is a 1984 American film starring JoBeth Williams and Tom Conti. It was directed by Rick Rosenthal from a script by Ann Biderman, David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf. An American ...more
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Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Téa Leoni
Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American semi-biographical Western film, written by Dan Gordon and Lawrence Kasdan and directed by Kasdan. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as lawman Wyatt Earp, and ...more
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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke
Poltergeist II: The Other Side is a 1986 supernatural thriller film and the second entry in the Poltergeist film series. A sequel to Poltergeist, it features the return of the original family, ...more
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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson
Stir Crazy is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor as down-on-their-luck friends who are given 125-year prison sentences after being ...more
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JoBeth Williams, Dan Hedaya, Peter Coyote
Endangered Species is a 1982 science fiction film directed and co-written by Alan Rudolph.
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Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum
The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and ...more
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Tim Allen, Martin Short, Leelee Sobieski
Jungle 2 Jungle is a 1997 comedy film starring Tim Allen, Martin Short and Sam Huntington. It is an American remake of the 1994 French film Un indien dans la ville. Jungle 2 Jungle '​s plot ...more
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Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams
Kramer vs. Kramer is a 1979 American drama film adapted by Robert Benton from the novel by Avery Corman, and directed by Benton. The film tells the story of a married couple's divorce and its ...more
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George Segal, JoBeth Williams
Me, Myself and I is a 1992 comedy film directed by Pablo Ferro.
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Elijah Wood, JoBeth Williams, Darren McGavin
Child In The Night is a motion picture made for television broadcast during the 1990 May Sweeps. It aired on the CBS Network before a subsequent release to home video and syndication. The ...more
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Téa Leoni, Ellen Barkin, Catherine Keener
Switch is a 1991 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards, based on George Axelrod's play Goodbye Charlie. The movie stars Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams and Lorraine
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James Woods, Gary Sinise, James Garner
My Name Is Bill W. is a 1989 CBS Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie directed by Daniel Petrie, starring James Woods, JoBeth Williams and James Garner. William G. Borchert, who wrote the film ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Nick Nolte, Laura Dern
Teachers is a 1984 satirical dark comedy-drama film starring Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Ralph Macchio, and Judd Hirsch, written by W. R. McKinney and directed by Arthur Hiller. The movie was ...more
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Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, Estelle Getty
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is a 1992 American buddy cop comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty. The film was released in the United ...more
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Jon Voight, Ellen Barkin, JoBeth Williams
Desert Bloom is a 1986 American drama film directed by Eugene Corr and starring an ensemble cast led by Jon Voight and JoBeth Williams. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the ...more
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Rashida Jones, Steve Martin, Jack Black
The Big Year is an upcoming comedy film directed by David Frankel.
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Adam JoBeth Williams, Daniel J. Travanti, Richard Masur
Adam is a 1983 American television film which aired on October 10, 1983 on NBC. On its original air date, it was seen by an audience of 38 million people. It was rebroadcast on April 30, 1984, ...more
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Charles Durning, JoBeth Williams, Dina Merrill
A Chance of Snow is an American TV movie starring JoBeth Williams and Michael Ontkean. It premiered on Lifetime Television on December 7, 1998. As of 2009, it was shown in the 25 Days of ...more
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Jessica Lange, JoBeth Williams, Tammy Blanchard
Sybil is a 2007 American docudrama directed by Joseph Sargent. The teleplay by John Pielmeier is based on the 1973 book of the same name by Flora Rheta Schreiber, which fictionalized the story ...more
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Salma Hayek, Sharon Stone, Meg Ryan
Searching for Debra Winger is a 2002 American documentary film conceived and directed by Rosanna Arquette. It presents a series of interviews with leading actresses who discuss the various ...more
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Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Jim Broadbent
The Dogs of War is a 1980 war film based upon the 1974 novel of the same name by Frederick Forsyth, directed by John Irvin. It stars Christopher Walken and Tom Berenger as part of a small, ...more
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John Lithgow, Steve Guttenberg, JoBeth Williams
The Day After is a 1983 American television film that aired on November 20, 1983, on the ABC television network. It was seen by more than 100 million people during its initial broadcast. It is ...more
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Ed O'Neill, JoBeth Williams, E.G. Daily
Dutch is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Faiman and written by John Hughes. The original music score was composed by Alan Silvestri. The film stars Ethan Embry, Ed O'Neill ...more
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Hayden Christensen, JoBeth Williams, Carly Pope
Trapped in a Purple Haze is a TV movie about drug abuse which originally aired on ABC in 2000; its title is a reference to the Jimi Hendrix song Purple Haze. The film starred Jonathan Jackson, ...more