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The Best Kelly McGillis Movies 

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

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

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Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

Released: 1986

Directed by: Tony Scott

Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more

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Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Garry Chalk

Released: 1988

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

The Accused is a 1988 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, loosely based on the the real-life event involving Cheryl Araujo in New Bedford, Massachusetts and the resulting trial ...more

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Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

Released: 1985

Directed by: Peter Weir

Witness is a 1985 American thriller film directed by Peter Weir and starring Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis. The screenplay by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, and Earl W. Wallace focuses on a ...more

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John Goodman, James Cromwell, Kelly McGillis

Released: 1992

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

The Babe is a 1992 biographical drama film about the life of famed baseball player Babe Ruth, who is portrayed by John Goodman.
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Bernard Shakey, Tom Petty, Ellen Barkin

Released: 1987

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Made in Heaven is a 1987 feature film directed by Alan Rudolph, script from Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon, and produced by Lorimar Productions. The film stars Timothy Hutton and Kelly ...more

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Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Nathan Lane

Released: 1999

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

At First Sight is a 1999 American romantic drama film starring Val Kilmer and Mira Sorvino, based on the essay "To See and Not See" in neurologist Oliver Sacks' book An Anthropologist ...more
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Kevin Kline, Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jim Mickle

Stake Land is a 2010 horror film written by Nick Damici, Jim Mickle and directed by Jim Mickle. ""Ain't nuthin' out there but sundown and 'them.'" -Mister America is a lost ...more

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Kurt Russell, Gregory Peck, Kelly McGillis

Released: 1989

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Winter People is a 1989 romantic drama film directed by Ted Kotcheff. It stars Kurt Russell and Kelly McGillis. The film is based on the novel by John Ehle. Wayland Jackson, a widower with a ...more
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Abbie Cornish, John Noble, Kelly McGillis

Released: 2000

Directed by: Samantha Lang

The Monkey's Mask is a 2000 thriller film directed by Samantha Lang. It stars Susie Porter and Kelly McGillis. Porter plays a lesbian private detective who falls in love with a suspect in the ...more

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Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Jessica Tandy

Released: 1988

Directed by: Peter Yates

The House on Carroll Street is a 1988 film directed by Peter Yates.
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Grand Isle Ellen Burstyn, Kelly McGillis, Julian Sands

Released: 1991

Directed by: Mary Lambert

Grand Isle is a 1991 film directed by Mary Lambert. It is based on the early feminist novel The Awakening by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. It starred Kelly McGillis as Edna Pontellier, ...more
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Alec Baldwin, Helen Hunt, Alfre Woodard

Released: 1984

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Bianca Lawson, Kelly McGillis, Holly Weber

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brian Clyde

Supergator is a 2007 horror film from Roger Corman starring Brad Johnson and Kelly McGillis. The music was by Damon Ebner.
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Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Released: 1994

Directed by: Rob Reiner

North is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner and starring an ensemble cast including Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates, Faith Ford, ...more
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Kelly McGillis, Stephen McHattie, Michael T. Weiss

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Switzer

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Charles Durning, Peter Weller, Kelly McGillis

Released: 1989

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Cat Chaser is a 1989 film directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Peter Weller and Kelly McGillis, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard. It was adapted from the novel by Leonard ...more
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Kiefer Sutherland, Margaret Cho, Henry Winkler

Released: 1998

Directed by: Richard Howard

Ground Control is a 1998 disaster thriller film directed by Richard Howard and starring Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson, and Robert Sean Leonard. The film features a cameo by ...more
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Lena Dunham, Sara Paxton, Kelly McGillis

Released: 2011

Directed by: Ti West

The Innkeepers is a 2011 horror film written, directed and edited by Ti West, starring Sara Paxton, Pat Healy and Kelly McGillis.

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Kelly McGillis, Tom Conti

Released: 1983

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Reuben, Reuben is a 1983 comedy-drama film starring Tom Conti, Kelly McGillis, Roberts Blossom, Cynthia Harris, and Joel Fabiani. The film was adapted by Julius J. Epstein from the play Spofford ...more
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Released: 2010

Directed by: Namrata Singh Gujral

1 a Minute is a docu-drama film written and directed by Indian American actress Namrata Singh Gujral, and is based on her own life and the lives of other women who suffered from cancer.
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Kelly McGillis, Liz Torres, Wolf Larson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Mark Sobel

Storm Chasers: Revenge of the Twister is a 1998 action television film directed by Mark Sobel.
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The Settlement is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kelly McGillis Movies
The Settlement John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Dan Castellaneta

Released: 1999

Directed by: Mark Steilen

The Settlement is a film directed by Mark Steilen.
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Perry Mason: The Case of... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kelly McGillis Movies
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Released: 1992

Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II

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Morgan's Ferry Henry Rollins, Billy Zane, Johnny Galecki

Released: 2001

Directed by: Sam Pillsbury

Morgan's Ferry is a 2001 American film starring Billy Zane, Henry Rollins, Kelly McGillis, Roscoe Lee Browne, Johnny Galecki, Muse Watson and directed by Sam Pillsbury.
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Robert Vaughn, Kelly McGillis, Tom Bosley

Released: 1985

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Private Sessions is a 1985 television film directed by Michael Pressman. Starring Mike Farrell as a New York therapist, and Kelly McGillis & Tom Bosley as two of his patients with different ...more