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The Best Kathy Baker Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 302 votes 48 voters 5.3k views 45 items

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

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

Everything from Ratz to Shades of Ray is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kathy Baker movies?" and "What are the greatest Kathy Baker roles of all time?"
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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kathy Baker Movies
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

Released: 1990

Directed by: Tim Burton

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. An artificial man (Johnny Depp), who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a ...more

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The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kathy Baker Movies
Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Released: 1983

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in ...more

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Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

Released: 2003

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole ...more

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Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

All the King's Men is a 2006 film adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren. It was directed by Steven Zaillian, who also produced and ...more

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Tom Selleck, Krista Allen, Mae Whitman

Released: 2010

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Jesse Stone: No Remorse is a 2010 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Written by Tom Selleck and Michael Brandman, ...more
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Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2004

Directed by: Gary Winick

13 Going on 30 is a 2004 American romantic comedy fantasy film written by Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa, and directed by Gary Winick. Starring Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy ...more

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Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Paul Rudd

Released: 1999

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

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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Cameron Diaz, Glenn Close, Holly Hunter

Released: 2000

Directed by: Rodrigo García

Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her is a film written and directed by Rodrigo García starring an ensemble cast. The film was shown at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival and won the Un ...more
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Inventing the Abbotts Jennifer Connelly, Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix

Released: 1997

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Inventing the Abbotts is a 1997 coming-of-age film directed by Patric O'Connor, starring Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, as well as Joanna Going. The screenplay by ...more

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Uma Thurman, John Malkovich, Andy Garcia

Released: 1992

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

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January Jones, Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski

Released: 2001

Directed by: Daniel Sackheim

The Glass House is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Daniel Sackheim and written by Wesley Strick. The film stars Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsgård, ...more

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Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Saul Rubinek

Released: 2011

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost is a 2011 American television mystery film directed by Dick Lowry and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the characters from the Jesse ...more
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Robert De Niro, Ed Harris, Charles S. Dutton

Released: 1989

Directed by: David Hugh Jones

Jacknife is a 1989 American film directed by David Jones and starring Robert De Niro, Ed Harris and Kathy Baker. The film focuses on a small, serious story, with emphasis on characterization and ...more
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Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning, Glenn Close

Released: 2005

Directed by: Rodrigo García

Nine Lives is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Rodrigo García. The screenplay, an example of hyperlink cinema, relates nine short, loosely intertwined tales with nine ...more

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Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, William Sadler

Released: 2009

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Jesse Stone: Thin Ice is a 2009 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the characters from the Jesse Stone ...more
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Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace, Maria Bello

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robin Swicord

The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin Swicord. The screenplay, adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by Karen Joy Fowler, focuses ...more

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Robert Duvall, Kathy Baker, Rubén Blades

Released: 2003

Directed by: Robert Duvall

Assassination Tango is a 2002 crime thriller about an assassin's discovery of Argentine tango, written, produced, directed by, and starring Robert Duvall, a self-confessed tango addict. Other ...more
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Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray

Released: 1993

Directed by: John McNaughton

Mad Dog and Glory is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by John McNaughton and starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Bill Murray.
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Morgan Freeman, Christopher Reeve, Mimi Rogers

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Street Smart is a 1987 American film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Christopher Reeve, Morgan Freeman and Kathy Baker. It was shot in New York City and Montreal, Quebec.
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Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Sean Young

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Jesse Stone: Sea Change is a 2007 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the novel Sea Change by Robert B. ...more
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Jessica Chastain, Michael Shannon, Katy Mixon

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jeff Nichols

Take Shelter is a 2011 American drama-thriller film written and directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain. Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young ...more

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Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Kathy Baker

Released: 2019

Directed by: Simon Curtis

The Art of Racing in the Rain is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Simon Curtis based on the novel by Garth Stein. Enzo, a dog owned by Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) and Eve Swift (Amanda ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Michael Keaton, M. Emmet Walsh

Released: 1988

Directed by: Glenn Gordon Caron

Clean and Sober is a 1988 American drama film directed by Glenn Gordon Caron and starring Michael Keaton as a real estate agent struggling with a substance abuse problem. This film was a ...more
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Peter Weller, Kathy Baker, John Glover

Released: 1977

Directed by: David Saperstein

A Killing Affair, is a 1986 drama film starring Peter Weller, Kathy Baker, John Glover, Bill Smitrovich and Danny Nelson.
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Helen Mirren, William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick

Released: 2002

Directed by: Steven Schachter

Door to Door was a 2002 TV movie about the late Bill Porter, a door-to-door salesman with cerebral palsy. The film was produced for the TNT cable network and was nominated for twelve Emmy ...more