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The Best Julianne Moore Movies

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List of the best Julianne Moore movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Julianne Moore has been acting since 1987, but it was her breakout performance in Boogie Nights in 1997 that made her a star and garnered her first Oscar nomination. Julianne Moore'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 Julianne Moore movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Julianne Moore movies will be at the top of the list. Julianne Moore has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Julianne Moore movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Julianne Moore films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List features films like The Hours, The Big Lebowski and more!

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Julianne Moore movies?" and "What are the greatest Julianne Moore roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Moore's work with ensemble casts, you might also enjoy our list of best Philip Seymour Hoffman movies and best Jeff Bridges movies.

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    Children of Men

    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen
    Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso...  more

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    Boogie Nights

    Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg
    Boogie Nights is a 1997 American historical drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas...  more

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    Benny & Joon

    Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore
    Benny & Joon is a 1993 romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two...  more

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    Chloe

    Amanda Seyfried, Nina Dobrev
    Chloe is a 2009 erotic thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan, a remake of the 2003 French film...  more

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    An Ideal Husband

    Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore
    An Ideal Husband is a 1999 film based on the play An Ideal Husband of the same name written by...  more

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    Evolution

    Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman
    Evolution is a 2001 American science fiction comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring...  more

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    Cookie's Fortune

    Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler
    Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble...  more
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    Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

    Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi
    Tales from the Darkside: The Movie is a 1990 American horror anthology film directed by John...  more

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    Being Flynn

    Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore
    Being Flynn is a 2012 American drama film starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul...  more
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    Psycho

    Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen
    Psycho is a 1998 American horror film produced and directed by Gus Van Sant for Universal...  more

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    Don Jon

    Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway
    Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph...  more

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    I'm Not There

    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett
    I'm Not There is a 2007 biographical musical film directed by Todd Haynes, inspired by the...  more
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    The Hours

    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep
    The Hours is a 2002 British-American drama film directed by Stephen Daldry, and starring...  more

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    Trust the Man

    Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore
    Trust the Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film starring David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Julianne...  more
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    Far from Heaven

    Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid
    Far from Heaven is a 2002 American drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes and starring...  more

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    Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Emma Stone, Julianne Moore
    Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra...  more

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    A Single Man

    Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm
    A Single Man is a 2009 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Christopher...  more

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    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

    Blake Lively, Monica Bellucci
    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Rebecca...  more
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    Chicago Cab

    Julianne Moore, Gillian Anderson
    Chicago Cab, also known as Hellcab, is a 1997 American film directed by Mary Cybulski and John...  more

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    Safe

    Julianne Moore, Dean Norris
    Safe is a 1995 British/American drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes, and produced...  more
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    Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage
    Next is a 2007 American science-fiction action thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and...  more
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    Body of Evidence

    Madonna, Julianne Moore
    Body of Evidence is a 1993 American thriller film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and...  more

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    Freedomland

    Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson
    Freedomland is a 2006 American crime drama-mystery film directed by Joe Roth and starring...  more
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    The End of the Affair

    Julianne Moore, Ralph Fiennes
    The End of the Affair is a 1999 drama film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Ralph Fiennes,...  more

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    Marie and Bruce

    Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick
    Marie and Bruce is a 2004 drama film from Holedigger and New Films. It is directed by Tom...  more