The Best Judd Hirsch Movies  

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

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Ron Howard and Brett Ratner have both worked with Judd Hirsch over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Judd Hirsch Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard
A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva ...more
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Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy
Serpico is a 1973 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Al Pacino. Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler wrote the screenplay, adapting Peter Maas's biography of NYPD officer Frank ...more
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Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin
Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor Robert Redford. It stars Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch and Timothy Hutton. The story ...more
Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Judd Hirsch Movies
Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox
Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more
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Stockard Channing, Judd Hirsch, Keith McDermott
Without a Trace is a 1983 dramatic film. It is based on the novel Still Missing by Beth Gutcheon. The film stars Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes and Stockard Channing.
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River Phoenix, Martha Plimpton, Judd Hirsch
Running on Empty is a 1988 film featuring River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti, and Martha Plimpton, directed by Sidney Lumet, and was produced by Lorimar. It is the story of a ...more
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Kate Upton, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers
This film is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. The plot follows Josh Kovaks (Ben Stiller), Charlie Gibbs (Casey Affleck) and Enrique Dev'reaux (Michael Peña), ...more
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The Red Robin Jaime Ray Newman, Judd Hirsch, Ryan O'Nan
The Red Robin is a 2013 psychological thriller thriller film directed by Michael Z. Wechsler, starring Judd Hirsch, Ryan O'Nan, C.S. Lee, Caroline Lagerfelt, Jaime Ray Newman, Joseph Lyle ...more
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Mia Kirshner, Brian Dennehy, Judd Hirsch
Out of the Cold is a 1999 drama film directed by Aleksandr Buravsky.
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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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Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon, Shelley Winters
King of the Gypsies is a 1978 Paramount motion picture drama starring Eric Roberts, Sterling Hayden, Shelley Winters, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Annette O'Toole, and Judd Hirsch. Directed ...more
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Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, David Byrne
This Must Be the Place is a 2011 European drama film directed by Paolo Sorrentino, written by Sorrentino and Umberto Contarello and released in the U.S. in late 2012. It stars Sean Penn and ...more
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Brother's Shadow Judd Hirsch, Scott Cohen, Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Brother's Shadow is a 2006 drama film directed by Todd S. Yellin.
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Lynn Redgrave, Barbara Feldon, Judd Hirsch
Sooner or Later is a 1979 romance drama film written by Bruce Hart and Carole Hart and directed by Bruce Hart.
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Gary Busey, Judd Hirsch, Bonnie Franklin
The Law was a TV movie that examined the workings of a big city's legal system as seen through the eyes of people involved in a sensational murder trial.
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Jon Favreau filmography, George C. Scott, Penelope Ann Miller
Rocky Marciano is a 1999 made for TV movie directed by Charles Winkler and presented by MGM. It tells the story of the rise to fame of legendary boxer Rocky Marciano.
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Henry Gibson, Judd Hirsch, John Schuck
The Halloween That Almost Wasn't is a 1979 telefilm which aired regularly on the Disney Channel until the late 1990s. It revolves around Dracula trying to save Halloween from the Witch who ...more
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Danny Aiello, Judd Hirsch, Mercedes Ruehl
Zeyda and the Hitman is a 2004 Canadian television film comedy. The story is about a grandfather who hires a contract killer to assassinate his allergy-prone son-in-law.