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The Best Katie Holmes Movies

Updated February 21, 2020 965 votes 249 voters 34.4k views

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Go and The Singing Detective.

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


  • 1

    Mad Money

    Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah


    Directed byCallie Khouri

    Mad Money is a 2008 comedy film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, and directed by Callie Khouri. It is loosely based on the 2001 British film Hot Money. ...  more
  • 2

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

    Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce


    Directed byTroy Nixey

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2010 American dark fantasy horror film written by Matthew Robbins and Guillermo del Toro, directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey and filmed at the Drusilla Mansion...  more

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  • 3

    Batman Begins

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine


    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. After training with his mentor (Liam Neeson), Batman (Christian Bale) begins his fight to free ...  more

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  • 4

    The Gift

    Katie Holmes, Cate Blanchett


    Directed bySam Raimi

    The Gift is a 2000 American supernatural thriller film directed by Sam Raimi, written by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson and based on the alleged psychic experiences of Thornton's mother. Other...  more

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  • 5

    First Daughter

    Katie Holmes, Michael Keaton


    Directed byForest Whitaker

    First Daughter is a 2004 American romantic comedy released by 20th Century Fox. It stars Katie Holmes as Samantha MacKenzie, daughter of the President of the United States, who enrolls at a college...  more

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  • 6


    Zooey Deschanel, Katie Holmes


    Directed byStephen Gaghan

    Abandon is a 2002 American thriller film released by Paramount Pictures and Touchstone Pictures. It was written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, starring Katie Holmes as a college student whose...  more

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  • 7

    Jack and Jill

    Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes


    Directed byDennis Dugan

    Jack and Jill is a 2011 comedy film written by Steve Koren, Robert Smigel, Ben Zook and directed by Dennis Dugan....  more

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  • 8

    Disturbing Behavior

    Katie Holmes, James Marsden


    Directed byDavid Nutter

    Disturbing Behavior is a 1998 thriller science fiction film starring James Marsden, Katie Holmes, and Nick Stahl. The screenplay, written by Scott Rosenberg, follows a group of high school outcasts...  more

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  • 9

    Teaching Mrs. Tingle

    Katie Holmes, Helen Mirren


    Directed byKevin Williamson

    Teaching Mrs. Tingle is a 1999 black comedy-drama film and the directing debut of screenwriter Kevin Williamson. The film stars Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes, Marisa Coughlan, Barry Watson, and Jeffrey...  more

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  • 10

    The Kennedys

    Katie Holmes, Greg Kinnear


    Directed byJoel Surnow

    The Kennedys is a Canadian-American television miniseries chronicling the lives of the Kennedy family, including key triumphs and tragedies it has experienced. It stars Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper,...  more

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  • 11


    Katie Holmes, Melissa McCarthy


    Directed byDoug Liman

    Go is a 1999 comedy film written by John August and directed by Doug Liman, with three intertwining plots that happen to involve one deal. The film stars William Fichtner, Katie Holmes, Jay Mohr,...  more

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  • 12

    The Son of No One

    Channing Tatum, Tracy Morgan


    Directed byDito Montiel

    The Son of No One is a 2011 American crime thriller film directed by Dito Montiel, based on his book. A young cop (Channing Tatum) is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he...  more
  • 13

    Wonder Park

    Brianna Denski, Matthew Broderick


    Directed byDavid Feiss

    Wonder Park is a 2019 American-Spanish computer animated adventure comedy film directed by David Feiss. A young creative girl named June (Brianna Denski) finds an incredible amusement park filled...  more
  • 14

    Muppets from Space

    Katie Holmes, Hulk Hogan


    Directed byTim Hill

    Muppets from Space is a 1999 American science fiction comedy film and the sixth feature film to star The Muppets. The film was directed by Tim Hill, produced by Jim Henson Pictures, and released to...  more
  • 15

    The Romantics

    Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin


    Directed byGalt Niederhoffer

    "In The Romantics, seven close friends—all members of a tight, eclectic college clique—reconvene at a deluxe seaside wedding to watch two of their own tie the knot. Lila is the golden girl preparing...  more
  • 16

    Brahms: The Boy II

    Katie Holmes, Ralph Ineson


    Directed byWilliam Brent Bell

    Brahms: The Boy II is a 2020 American horror film directed by William Brent Bell, a sequel to the 2016 film The Boy. A young family moves into the Heelshire Mansion where the youngest son finds a...  more
  • 17

    The Ice Storm

    Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci


    Directed byAng Lee

    The Ice Storm is a 1997 American drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Rick Moody. The film features an ensemble cast of Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Tobey Maguire,...  more
  • 18

    Thank You for Smoking

    Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall


    Directed byJason Reitman

    Thank You for Smoking is a 2006 comedy-drama film written and directed by Jason Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart, based on the 1994 satirical novel of the same name by Christopher Buckley. It...  more

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  • 19

    Phone Booth

    Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell


    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Phone Booth is a 2002 American psychological thriller film about a man who is held hostage in a telephone booth by a sniper. It stars Colin Farrell, Forest Whitaker, Katie Holmes, Radha Mitchell and...  more

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  • 20

    Pieces of April

    Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson


    Directed byPeter Hedges

    Pieces of April is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges. The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. The name is taken from a 1972 hit song by Three Dog Night,...  more


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  • 21

    Wonder Boys

    Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes


    Directed byCurtis Hanson

    Wonder Boys is a 2000 Romantic comedy film directed by Curtis Hanson and written by Steve Kloves. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan, it...  more

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  • 22

    Responsible Adults

    Katie Holmes, Chace Crawford


    Directed byJon Poll

    Responsible Adults is a 2012 romance, comedy film directed by Jon Poll....
  • 23

    The Extra Man

    Katie Holmes, Kevin Kline


    Directed byRobert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

    The Extra Man is a 2010 comedy film based on Jonathan Ames' novel of the same name. Written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, the film stars Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie...  more
  • 24

    The Singing Detective

    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr.


    Directed byKeith Gordon

    The Singing Detective is a 2003 American musical comedy film directed by Keith Gordon and based on the BBC serial of the same name, a work by British writer Dennis Potter. It stars Robert Downey, Jr....  more