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The Best John Mahoney Movies  

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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.

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney
Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir 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 attorney ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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John Lithgow, Cynthia Nixon, Richard Jenkins
The Manhattan Project is an American film, released in 1986. Named after the WWII-era program that constructed the first atomic weapons, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who ...more
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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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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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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