The Best John Heard Movies

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

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

List contains films like Waterland and Freak Weather.

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

Notable directors that have worked with John Heard include names like Martin Scorsese, Brian De Palma and Garry Marshall.

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  • Cutter's Way
    Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Ivan Passer
  • Home Alone
    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Chris Columbus
  • Big
    Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Penny Marshall
  • Pollock
    Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Amy Madigan
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Ed Harris
  • Awakenings
    Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Penny Marshall
  • The Pelican Brief
    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
  • The Milagro Beanfield War
    Sonia Braga, Chick Vennera, Rubén Blades
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Robert Redford
  • After Hours
    Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Teri Garr
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Martin Scorsese
  • The Trip to Bountiful
    Geraldine Page, John Heard, Rebecca De Mornay
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Peter Masterson
  • My Fellow Americans
    Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Peter Segal
  • Betrayed
    Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Costa-Gavras
  • Chilly Scenes of Winter
    John Heard, Mary Beth Hurt, Peter Riegert
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Chris Columbus
  • Heaven Help Us
    Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland, Mary Stuart Masterson
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Michael Dinner
  • Beaches
    Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Garry Marshall
  • Radio Flyer
    Elijah Wood, Joseph Mazzello, Adam Baldwin
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Richard Donner
  • The Scarlet Letter
    John Heard, Meg Foster, Kevin Conway
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Rick Hauser
  • Deceived
    Goldie Hawn, John Heard, Robin Bartlett
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Damian Harris
  • First Love
    Susan Dey, Beverly DAngelo, Robert Loggia
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Joan Darling
  • Before and After
    Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Barbet Schroeder
  • The Seventh Sign
    Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Carl Schultz
  • The Chumscrubber
    Ralph Fiennes, Jamie Bell, Carrie-Anne Moss
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Arie Posin
  • White Chicks
    Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Jaime King
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Edison
    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: David J. Burke
  • The Great Debaters
    Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Nate Parker
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Denzel Washington