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The Best Julianne Moore Movies

Updated September 22, 2020 4.9k votes 686 voters 98.3k views64 items

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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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    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    The Fugitive

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    This film is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hours is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    The Hours

    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep

    Released2002

    Directed byStephen Daldry

    The Hours is a 2002 British-American drama film directed by Stephen Daldry, and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Boogie Nights

    Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg

    Released1997

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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    Far from Heaven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Far from Heaven

    Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid

    Released2002

    Directed byTodd Haynes

    Far from Heaven is a 2002 American drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    The End of the Affair is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    The End of the Affair

    Julianne Moore, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1999

    Directed byNeil Jordan

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

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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and... more on Wikipedia

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    Safe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Safe

    Julianne Moore, Dean Norris

    Released1995

    Directed byTodd Haynes

    Safe is a 1995 British/American drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes, and produced... more on Wikipedia
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    Magnolia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Magnolia

    Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

    Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson... more on Wikipedia

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    Evolution is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Evolution

    Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman

    Released2001

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Evolution is a 2001 American science fiction comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Children of Men

    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen

    Released2006

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso... more on Wikipedia

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    The Kids Are All Right is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    The Kids Are All Right

    Julianne Moore, Annette Bening

    Released2010

    Directed byLisa Cholodenko

    The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and... more on Wikipedia

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    Cookie's Fortune is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Cookie's Fortune

    Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring an ensemble... more on Wikipedia

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    Being Flynn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Being Flynn

    Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore

    Released2012

    Directed byPaul Weitz

    Being Flynn is a 2012 American drama film starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Psycho

    Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1998

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Psycho is a 1998 American horror film produced and directed by Gus Van Sant for Universal... more on Wikipedia

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    Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Hannibal

    Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman

    Released2001

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Hannibal is a 2001 American thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the novel of... more on Wikipedia
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    I'm Not There is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    I'm Not There

    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett

    Released2007

    Directed byTodd Haynes

    I'm Not There is a 2007 biographical musical film directed by Todd Haynes, inspired by the... more on Wikipedia

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    Don Jon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Don Jon

    Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway

    Released2013

    Directed byJoseph Gordon-Levitt

    Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph... more on Wikipedia
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    Trust the Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Trust the Man

    Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore

    Released2005

    Directed byBart Freundlich

    Trust the Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film starring David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Julianne... more on Wikipedia

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    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

    Blake Lively, Monica Bellucci

    Released2009

    Directed byRebecca Miller

    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Rebecca... more on Wikipedia

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    Chloe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Chloe

    Amanda Seyfried, Nina Dobrev

    Released2009

    Directed byAtom Egoyan

    Chloe is a 2009 erotic thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan, a remake of the 2003 French film... more on Wikipedia

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    Next is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Next

    Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage

    Released2007

    Directed byLee Tamahori

    Next is a 2007 American science-fiction action thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and... more on Wikipedia

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    Benny & Joon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Benny & Joon

    Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore

    Released1993

    Directed byJeremiah S. Chechik

    Benny & Joon is a 1993 romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two... more on Wikipedia

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    A Single Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    A Single Man

    Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm

    Released2009

    Directed byTom Ford

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    Freedomland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Freedomland

    Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2006

    Directed byJoe Roth

    Freedomland is a 2006 American crime drama-mystery film directed by Joe Roth and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Body of Evidence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Julianne Moore Movies
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    Body of Evidence

    Madonna, Julianne Moore

    Released1993

    Directed byUli Edel

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