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The Best Kelly Preston Movies

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List of the best Kelly Preston movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Kelly Preston'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 Preston movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kelly Preston movies will be at the top of the list. Kelly Preston has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kelly Preston movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kelly Preston films to end the squabble once and for all. Preston died July 12, 2020 after a two year battle with breast cancer.

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

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

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    Sky High

    Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Sky High is a 2005 American superhero family comedy film about an airborne school for teenage superheroes. It was directed by Mike Mitchell and written by Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley, and Mark...  more

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    Mischief

    Kelly Preston, Jami Gertz

    Released1985

    Directed byMel Damski

    Mischief is a 1985 teen comedy film starring Doug McKeon, Chris Nash, Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelly Preston. The film was directed by Mel Damski and written by Noel Black. The original music score...  more

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    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Raimi

    For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title by Michael Shaara. It is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston. The film...  more

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    Twins

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Heather Graham

    Released1988

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Twins is a 1988 comedy film, produced and directed by Ivan Reitman about unlikely twins who were separated at birth. The core of the film is the relationship between DeVito's streetwise character and...  more

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    Secret Admirer

    Kelly Preston, Corey Haim

    Released1985

    Directed byDavid Greenwalt

    Secret Admirer is a 1985 American romantic comedy film directed by David Greenwalt, and starring C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston and Fred Ward. The screenplay was written by Greenwalt...  more

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    Jerry Maguire

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu

    Released1996

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. It was inspired by...  more

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    Jack Frost

    Michael Keaton, Stevie Ray Vaughan

    Released1998

    Directed byTroy Miller

    Jack Frost is a 1998 Christmas comedy fantasy drama film, starring Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston. Keaton stars as the title character who comes back to life as a snowman. Three of Frank Zappa's...  more

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    Eulogy

    Zooey Deschanel, Famke Janssen

    Released2004

    Directed byMichael Clancy

    Eulogy is a 2004 comedy film directed by Michael Clancy....  more
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    What a Girl Wants

    Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston

    Released2003

    Directed byDennie Gordon

    What a Girl Wants is a 2003 American film starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston and Oliver James. Directed by Dennie Gordon, the film is based on the 1955 play The Reluctant Debutante by...  more

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    Christine

    Kelly Preston, Alexandra Paul

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    Christine is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by John Carpenter and starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul and Harry Dean Stanton. It was written by Bill Phillips and...  more

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    Waiting to Exhale

    Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett

    Released1995

    Directed byForest Whitaker

    Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker, based on Terry McMillan's novel of the same name. The film centers around four unique women and how they deal...  more

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    Old Dogs

    John Travolta, Robin Williams

    Released2009

    Directed byWalt Becker

    Old Dogs is a 2009 American ensemble comedy film directed by Wild Hogs '​s Walt Becker and starring John Travolta and Robin Williams with an ensemble supporting cast played by Kelly Preston, Matt...  more
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    Holy Man

    Eddie Murphy, Betty White

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Herek

    Holy Man is a 1998 comedy film directed by Stephen Herek. It starred Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum and Kelly Preston. The film was a box office and critical failure....  more
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    Only You

    Helen Hunt, Kelly Preston

    Released1992

    Directed byBetty Thomas

    Only You is a 1992 film starring Andrew McCarthy, Kelly Preston, and Helen Hunt. The film was directed by Betty Thomas, in her film directing debut....  more
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    The Last Song

    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth

    Released2010

    Directed byJulie Anne Robinson

    The Last Song is a 2010 American coming of age teen romantic drama film developed alongside Nicholas Sparks's novel by the same name. The film was directed by Julie Anne Robinson in her feature film...  more

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    Nothing to Lose

    Kelly Preston, Tim Robbins

    Released1997

    Directed bySteve Oedekerk

    Nothing to Lose is a 1997 comedy film starring Martin Lawrence and Tim Robbins. The film was directed by Steve Oedekerk who also wrote the film and made a cameo appearance as a lip-synching security...  more

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    52 Pick-Up

    Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    52 Pick-Up is a 1986 crime thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer. The film stars Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, and Vanity, and is based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name....  more
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    Addicted to Love

    Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick

    Released1997

    Directed byGriffin Dunne

    Addicted to Love is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Griffin Dunne, starring Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Tchéky Karyo, and Kelly Preston. The movie's title is based on Robert...  more

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    Double Cross

    Jennifer Tilly, Kelly Preston

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Keusch

    Double Cross is a 1994 thriller crime drama film directed by Michael Keusch and written by Henry C. Parke....
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    Amazon Women on the Moon

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Carrie Fisher

    Released1987

    Directed byPeter Horton, Carl Gottlieb, John Landis, Joe Dante, Robert K. Weiss

    Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television. The film, featuring a large ensemble cast, was...  more

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    Struck

    Kelly Preston, Jenna Elfman

    Released2008

    Directed byTaron Lexton

    Struck is a 2007 short romantic film directed by Taron Lexton....
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    10 to Midnight

    Kelly Preston, Charles Bronson

    Released1983

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    10 to Midnight is an action-crime-thriller film directed by J. Lee Thompson from a screenplay originally written by William Roberts. The film stars Charles Bronson in the lead role with a supporting...  more
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    Spellbinder

    Kelly Preston, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

    Released1988

    Directed byJanet Greek

    Spellbinder is a 1988 American thriller film directed by Janet Greek, starring Timothy Daly and Kelly Preston. The screenplay was written by Tracy Tormé. The original music score was written by Basil...  more

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    Gotti

    John Travolta, Kelly Preston

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin Connolly

    Gotti is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by Kevin Connolly. The story of crime boss John Gotti (John Travolta) and his son (Spencer Lofranco)....  more
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    Return to Sender

    Kelly Preston, Connie Nielsen

    Released2004

    Directed byBille August

    While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client....  more