The Best Kim Basinger Movies 

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

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

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L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kim Basinger Movies
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger

Released: 1997

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

L.A. Confidential is a 1997 neo-noir film based on James Ellroy's 1990 novel of the same title, the third book in his L.A. Quartet series. Like the book, the film tells the story of a group of ...more

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Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Elle Fanning

Released: 2004

Directed by: Tod Williams

The Door in the Floor is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Tod Williams. The screenplay is based on the first third of the 1998 novel A Widow for One Year by John Irving.

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Kim Basinger, Richard Gere, Charles S. Dutton

Released: 1986

Directed by: Richard Pearce

No Mercy is a 1986 film starring Richard Gere and Kim Basinger about a cop who accepts an offer to kill a Cajun gangster.
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Alyson Hannigan, Kim Basinger, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 1988

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

My Stepmother is an Alien is a 1988 American comedy science fiction film produced by the Weintraub Entertainment Group for release through Columbia Pictures, directed by Richard Benjamin and ...more

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kim Basinger Movies
Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

Released: 1989

Directed by: Tim Burton

Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character. The Dark Knight of Gotham City (Michael Keaton) begins his war on crime with his first major ...more

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Jessica Biel, Kim Basinger, Chris Evans

Released: 2004

Directed by: David R. Ellis

Cellular is a 2004 American action crime thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, and William H. Macy. The screenplay was written by Chris ...more

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Kim Basinger, Daniel Craig, Eva Marie Saint

Released: 2000

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

I Dreamed of Africa is a 2000 adventure film starring Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Eva Marie Saint, Garrett Strommen, Liam Aiken and Daniel Craig, and directed by Hugh Hudson. It is based on the ...more
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Kim Basinger, Lukas Haas, Craig Sheffer

Released: 2008

Directed by: Susan Montford

While She Was Out is a 2008 American thriller horror film starring Kim Basinger and Lukas Haas. Basinger plays a suburban housewife who is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in ...more
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Uma Thurman, Kim Basinger, Richard Gere

Released: 1992

Directed by: Phil Joanou

Final Analysis is a 1992 American neo-noir drama directed by Phil Joanou and written by Wesley Strick. It stars Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Uma Thurman, Eric Roberts and Keith David. The ...more

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Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger

Released: 2008

Directed by: Guillermo Arriaga

The Burning Plain is a 2008/2009 drama film directed and written by Guillermo Arriaga, the screenwriter of Amores perros, 21 Grams, and Babel. The film stars Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence, ...more
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Blind Date Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, Phil Hartman

Released: 1987

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Blind Date is a 1987 romantic comedy film, directed by Blake Edwards and starring Bruce Willis in his first leading film role and Kim Basinger. The film was originally intended for the recently ...more
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The Getaway Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods

Released: 1994

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

The Getaway is a 1994 thriller directed by Roger Donaldson. It is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name and is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The film stars Alec Baldwin ...more

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Kim Basinger, Daryl Hannah, Jan-Michael Vincent

Released: 1981

Directed by: David Greene

Hard Country is a 1981 American drama film directed by David Greene and starring Jan-Michael Vincent, Kim Basinger, and Michael Parks. Written by Michael Kane and Michael Martin Murphey, the ...more
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Bless the Child Christina Ricci, Kim Basinger, Ian Holm

Released: 2000

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Bless the Child is a 2000 American horror-thriller film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Angela Bettis, Rufus Sewell, Christina Ricci, and Holliston Coleman. It is ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Elisabeth Shue

Released: 1991

Directed by: Jerry Rees

The Marrying Man is a 1991 romantic comedy film starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The film was directed by Jerry Rees, and written by Neil Simon. The film opened to mixed and poor reviews, ...more

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Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Jerry Stiller

Released: 1987

Directed by: Robert Benton

Nadine is a 1987 comedy film directed by Robert Benton that stars Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger.

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Kelsey Grammer, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Even Money is a 2006 American crime film. The story concerns three strangers who are addicted to gambling and how their lives come to be intertwined. They are a novelist who struggles to write ...more
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Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Rowan Atkinson

Released: 1983

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Never Say Never Again is a 1983 spy film based on the James Bond novel Thunderball, which was previously adapted in 1965 under that name. Unlike the majority of Bond films, Never Say Never Again ...more

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Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, Téa Leoni

Released: 2002

Directed by: Daniel Algrant

People I Know is a 2002 crime drama film directed by Daniel Algrant and stars Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, and Téa Leoni.
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Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2002

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

8 Mile is a 2002 American hip-hop biopic film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon and Kim Basinger. The film ...more

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Kim Basinger, Randy Quaid, Sam Shepard

Released: 1985

Directed by: Robert Altman

Fool for Love is a 1985 drama directed by Robert Altman. The film stars Sam Shepard, who also wrote both the original play and the adaptation's screenplay, alongside Kim Basinger, Harry Dean ...more
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Val Kilmer, Kim Basinger, Terence Stamp

Released: 1993

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

The Real McCoy is a 1993 crime film, directed by Russell Mulcahy. It stars Kim Basinger and Val Kilmer.
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Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

Released: 1984

Directed by: Barry Levinson

The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and ...more

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Tom Hanks, Kim Basinger, Denise Richards

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joel Zwick

Elvis Has Left the Building is a 2004 film directed by Joel Zwick and starring Kim Basinger as a cosmetics saleswoman who accidentally kills a series of Elvis impersonators as they travel to a ...more
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Amber Heard, Mickey Rourke, Winona Ryder

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gregor Jordan

The Informers is a 2008 American ensemble hollywood drama film written by Bret Easton Ellis and Nicholas Jarecki and directed by Gregor Jordan. The film is based on Ellis' 1994 collection of ...more