Film The Best Kate Nelligan Movies  

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

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

List films range from U.S. Marshals to The Prince of Tides.

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

Kate Nelligan is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Garry Marshall, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand.

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Donald Sutherland, Bill Nighy, Kate Nelligan Eye of the Needle is a 1981 American spy film directed by Richard Marquand and starring Donald Sutherland and Kate Nelligan. Based on the novel of the same title by Ken Follett, the film is ...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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Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes U.S. Marshals is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Stuart Baird. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Roy Huggins and John Pogue. The film is a sequel to the 1993 ...more

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Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, George Carlin The Prince of Tides is a 1991 romantic drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Pat Conroy; the film stars Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte. It tells the story of the narrator's ...more

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Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Paul Rudd The Cider House Rules is a 1999 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on John Irving's novel of the same name. The film won two Academy Awards, and was nominated for the ...more

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Laurence Olivier, Frank Langella, Donald Pleasence Dracula is a 1979 American/British horror film starring Frank Langella as Count Dracula, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. The film was directed by John Badham and the cinematography ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Nathan Lane Frankie and Johnny is a 1991 American drama film directed by Garry Marshall, and starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer in their first film together since Scarface. Héctor Elizondo, ...more

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Tony Curtis, Richard Chamberlain, Donald Pleasence The Count of Monte-Cristo is a 1975 television film produced by ITC Entertainment and based upon the book The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by David ...more

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John Malkovich, Alfred Molina, Linda Hunt Eleni is the 1985 film adaptation of the memoir Eleni by Greek-American journalist Nicholas Gage. Directed by Peter Yates, the film stars John Malkovich, Kate Nelligan, Linda Hunt and Glenne

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Rosie O'Donnell, Jane Lynch, Sean Young Fatal Instinct is a 1993 erotic thriller comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It parodies the erotic thriller movie genre, which at the time had reached its commercial peak. The film stars ...more

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Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen Shadows and Fog is a black-and-white thriller comedy film directed by Woody Allen and based on his one-act play Death. It stars Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Madonna, and ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Plummer Wolf is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick, and an uncredited Elaine May, with music by Ennio Morricone and cinematography ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Nia Long, Julian McMahon Premonition is a 2007 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mennan Yapo and starring Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, and Amber Valletta. The film's plot depicts a depressed housewife ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert Redford, Stockard Channing Up Close & Personal is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Robert Redford as a news director and Michelle Pfeiffer as his protegée, with Stockard ...more

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Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Cranham Therese Raquin is a 1980 drama film written by Philip Mackie and Émile Zola and directed by Simon Langton.

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Alfre Woodard, Gregory Smith, Chris Potter A Wrinkle in Time is a television film based on the children's fantasy novel of the same name by Madeleine L'Engle. In 2003, a television adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time was produced by multiple ...more

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Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger The Romantic Englishwoman is a 1975 British film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger, and marks the feature-length screen debut for Kate Nelligan. The ...more

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Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more

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Alun Armstrong, Jacqueline Pearce, Tim Pigott-Smith Measure for Measure is a 1979 drama and comedy film written by William Shakespeare and directed by Desmond Davis.

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Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges, Sean McCann Million Dollar Babies is a 1994 television movie based on the fact based novel Time of Their Lives—The Dionne Tragedy by John Nihmey and Stuart Foxman. It was an American/Canadian co-production ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Welsh, Craig Olejnik Margaret's Museum is a critically acclaimed 1995 British-Canadian dark film drama, directed by Mort Ransen and based on Sheldon Currie's novel The Glace Bay Miners' Museum.

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Kate Nelligan, Sheila McCarthy, Maurice Godin White Room is a Canadian drama film, released in 1990, written and directed by Patricia Rozema, starring Maurice Godin, Kate Nelligan and Sheila McCarthy. Ziggy Lorenc and Erika Ritter also have ...more

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Victims Amy Madigan, Ken Howard, Madge Sinclair Victims is an American 1982 TV movie, starring Kate Nelligan.

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Boy Meets Girl Sean Astin, Joe Mantegna, Kevin McDonald Boy Meets Girl is a 1998 romantic comedy fantasy film directed by Jerry Ciccoritti and starring Sean Astin and Emily Hampshire.

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Michael Cera, James Coburn, John Larroquette Walter and Henry is a 2001 drama film written by Geoffrey Sharp and directed by Daniel Petrie.

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Ellen Burstyn, Melissa Gilbert, Kenneth Welsh Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story is a 1993 television film directed by Bill Corcoran. The film, which is based upon the true story of Shari Karney, garnered generally positive reviews. ...more

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Brian Dennehy, Ben Cross, Ron Lea The Diamond Fleece is a 1992 Canadian made-for-television film directed by Al Waxman and starring Ben Cross, Kate Nelligan and Brian Dennehy. The film earned Kate Nelligan the 1993 Gemini Award ...more

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Into the Deep: IMAX Kate Nelligan Into the Deep: IMAX is a documentary short film directed by Howard Hall.