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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different films like The House of Blue Leaves and Love Hurts.

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Roman Polanski and Joe Roth are among those who have directed John Mahoney at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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The American President Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Aaron Sorkin. The film stars Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. ...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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The Iron Giant Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the 1968 ...more

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Moonstruck Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Vincent Gardenia, and Olympia ...more

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In the Line of Fire Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo In the Line of Fire is a 1993 American action thriller film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, and starring Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich. Written by Jeff Maguire, the film is about a ...more

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The Hudsucker Proxy Paul Newman, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi The Hudsucker Proxy is a 1994 screwball comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Sam Raimi co-wrote the script and served as second unit director. The film stars ...more

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. It features the voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, ...more

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Dan in Real Life Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Dane Cook Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve Carell, Alison Pill, Juliette Binoche, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney and Dane Cook.

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Barton Fink John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand Barton Fink is a 1991 American period film written, produced, directed and edited by the Coen brothers. Set in 1941, it stars John Turturro in the title role as a young New York City playwright ...more

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Reality Bites Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane ...more

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The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Nia Long, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Coolidge The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a 2000 American film written and directed by Greg Berlanti. It follows the lives of a group of gay friends in West Hollywood, centered on a ...more

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Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit. The film tells the story of Chicago defense ...more

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Tin Men Danny DeVito, Richard Dreyfuss, Barbara Hershey Tin Men is a 1987 comedy film written and directed by Barry Levinson, produced by Mark Johnson, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, and Barbara Hershey. It is the second of Levinson's ...more

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, James Garner Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a 2001 American traditionally animated action-adventure film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation—the first science fiction film in Disney's animated features ...more

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Frantic Harrison Ford, Emmanuelle Seigner, John Mahoney Frantic is a 1988 American-French mystery thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Harrison Ford and Emmanuelle Seigner. The theme was written, arranged and performed by Simply Red. ...more

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Striking Distance Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore Striking Distance is a 1993 action thriller film starring Bruce Willis as a Pittsburgh Police homicide detective Thomas Hardy. The film co-stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, and Tom ...more

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She's the One Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Amanda Peet She's the One is a 1996 comedy-drama film, and the second feature film to be written and directed by New York actor and director Edward Burns. It stars Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz, and is ...more

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Eight Men Out Charlie Sheen, Christopher Lloyd, John Cusack Eight Men Out is a drama film based on Eliot Asinof's 1963 book 8 Men Out. It was written and directed by John Sayles. The film is a dramatization of Major League Baseball's Black Sox scandal, ...more

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The Image Brad Pitt, Albert Finney, Marsha Mason The Image is a 1990 film drama that originally premiered on HBO. It starred Albert Finney, John Mahoney, Kathy Baker and Marsha Mason. Minor characters were played by Swoosie Kurtz and Wendie Jo ...more

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Atlantis: Milo's Return Frank Welker, Clancy Brown, John Mahoney Atlantis: Milo's Return, released in 2003, is Disney's twentieth animated direct-to-video sequel. It is a sequel to the 2001 animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Originally, Disney was ...more

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Suspect Cher, Liam Neeson, Dennis Quaid Suspect is a 1987 mystery/courtroom film drama starring Cher, Dennis Quaid and Liam Neeson. Other notable cast members include John Mahoney, Joe Mantegna, Fred Melamed, and Philip Bosco. The ...more

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The Manhattan Project John Lithgow, Cynthia Nixon, Richard Jenkins The Manhattan Project is an American film, released in 1986. Named after the World War II-era program that constructed the first atomic bombs, the plot revolves around a gifted high school ...more

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Kronk's New Groove David Spade, Eartha Kitt, Wendie Malick Kronk's New Groove, also known as The Emperor's New Groove 2: Kronk's New Groove, is a 2005 direct-to-video animated musical comedy film released by The Walt Disney Company on December 13, 2005. ...more

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The Russia House Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery, Roy Scheider The Russia House is a 1990 American spy film directed by Fred Schepisi. Tom Stoppard wrote the screenplay based on John le Carré's novel of the same name. The film stars Sean Connery, ...more

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Love Hurts Cloris Leachman, Jeff Daniels, John Mahoney Love Hurts is a comedy-drama film, released in late 1990 in the United Kingdom and 1991 in the United States. Co-produced and directed by Bud Yorkin, it stars Jeff Daniels, Cynthia Sikes, Cloris ...more

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The Secret Passion of Robert Clayton John Mahoney The Secret Passion of Robert Clayton is a 1992 television film directed by E.W. Swackhamer.

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Betrayed Tom Berenger, Debra Winger, Timothy Hutton Betrayed is a 1988 motion picture drama directed by Costa-Gavras, written by Joe Eszterhas and starring Tom Berenger and Debra Winger. The film is roughly based upon the White separatist ...more

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Lady Blue is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best John Mahoney Movies
Lady Blue John Mahoney Lady Blue is a film directed by Gary Nelson released on Apr 15, 1985.

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The Ten Million Dollar Getaway John Mahoney, Tom Noonan, Mike Starr The 10 Million Dollar Getaway is a 1991 thriller film based on the book by Doug Feiden and directed by James A. Contner.

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Tired of Being Funny Lili Taylor, John Mahoney Tired of Being Funny is a 2009 short family film written and directed by Rodrigo García.

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Flipped Stefanie Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Penelope Ann Miller Flipped is a 2010 comedy-drama film written by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner and directed by Rob Reiner.

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The House of Blue Leaves Ben Stiller, Christine Baranski, John Mahoney The House of Blue Leaves is a 1987 teleplay adapted from the John Guare play of the same title.

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Trapped in Silence Kiefer Sutherland, Marsha Mason, Ron Silver Trapped In Silence is a 1986 film starring Kiefer Sutherland and Marsha Mason. The film is about a psychologist works with a traumatized boy with elective mutism - the patient chooses not to ...more

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Streets of Gold Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney, Adrian Pasdar Streets of Gold is a 1986 American dramatic film directed by Joe Roth starring Klaus Maria Brandauer, Wesley Snipes and Adrian Pasdar.

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Will: G. Gordon Liddy John Mahoney, Robert Conrad, Danny Lloyd Will: G. Gordon Liddy is an American television movie which first aired on NBC in January 1982. The film depicts the rise and fall of Watergate co-conspirator G. Gordon Liddy. Liddy was ...more

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Article 99 Kiefer Sutherland, Lea Thompson, Forest Whitaker Article 99 is a 1992 American dramedy film written by Ron Cutler and directed by Howard Deutch. It was produced by Orion Pictures and starred Kiefer Sutherland, Ray Liotta, Forest Whitaker, John ...more

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Code of Silence Chuck Norris, John Mahoney, Dennis Farina Code of Silence is a 1985 American action film directed by Andrew Davis, and starring Chuck Norris and Henry Silva. The film was released in the United States on May 3, 1985. It was typical for ...more

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The Water Engine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best John Mahoney Movies
The Water Engine Martin Sheen, Felicity Huffman, John Mahoney The Water Engine is a film directed by Steven Schachter released on Aug 24, 1992.

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Fathers and Sons Lisa Edelstein, Vinessa Shaw, Samantha Mathis Fathers and Sons is a 2005 drama film directed by Rodrigo Garcia, Jared Rappaport and Rob Spera.