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The Best Kristy Swanson Movies  

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

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

These films, like Living Death and Deadly Friend include images when available.

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

John Hughes and Dennis Dugan have both worked with Kristy Swanson over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kristy Swanson Movies
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones
Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson
The Program is a 1993 film starring James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer, Kristy Swanson, and Joey Lauren Adams. The film was directed by David S. Ward who has directed and written ...more

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Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann, Tess Harper
A Christmas Wish is a 2011 comedy drama family film written and directed by Craig Clyde.
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Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi
Big Daddy is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler. The film was produced by Robert Simonds and released on June 25, 1999, by Columbia Pictures where it ...more

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James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald
Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in 1980s American high schools. It is one of John Hughes' films starring Molly Ringwald, and is ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher, Andy Dick
Dude, Where's My Car? is a 2000 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. The film stars Ashton Kutcher and Seann William Scott as two young men who find themselves unable to ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Anthony Kiedis, Henry Rollins
The Chase is a 1994 action comedy film starring Charlie Sheen and Kristy Swanson. Released a few months before the real-life O. J. Simpson chase that also took place in California, the film ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Tyra Banks
Higher Learning is a 1995 American romantic drama film, directed by John Singleton, and starring an ensemble cast. The film follows the changing lives of three incoming freshmen at the fictional ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino
Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy spoof film starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Kevin Dunn, Jon Cryer and Ryan Stiles. It was directed by Jim Abrahams, and was written ...more

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Debby Ryan, Kristy Swanson, Kevin Sorbo
What If... is a 2010 Christian/drama film directed by Dallas Jenkins. It stars Kevin Sorbo, Kristy Swanson, Debby Ryan and John Ratzenberger. The film was released to theaters on August 20, ...more
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Kristy Swanson, Charles Fleischer, Anne Ramsey
Deadly Friend is a 1986 science fiction horror cult film directed by Wes Craven. It is based on the novel Friend by Diana Henstell, which was adapted for the screen by Bruce Joel Rubin. ...more

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Flowers in the Attic Kristy Swanson, Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant
Flowers in the Attic is a 1987 psychological horror film starring Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, and Jeb Stuart Adams. It is based on the 1979 novel of the same name by V. C. ...more

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Coolio, Kristy Swanson, Lou Diamond Phillips
Red Water is a 2003 made for television horror film starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy Swanson, Gideon Emery and Coolio.
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Joe Pesci, David Spade, Kristy Swanson
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag is a 1997 black comedy film starring Joe Pesci, Kristy Swanson and David Spade. It was the directorial debut of screenwriter Tom Schulman. In 1998 the film won the ...more
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Ben Stiller, Gilbert Gottfried, Kristy Swanson
Highway to Hell is a 1992 American horror comedy film directed by Ate de Jong and starring Chad Lowe, Kristy Swanson, Patrick Bergin, and Jarrett Lennon. It was written by Brian Helgeland and ...more
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Kristy Swanson, Wade Boggs, Robert Davi
Swamp Shark is a 2011 American horror film directed by Griff Furst and starring Kristy Swanson, D. B. Sweeney, Robert Davi, Jason Rogel, Sophia Sinise, Richard Tanne, and Jeff Chase. The film ...more
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Kristy Swanson, John Astin, David Faustino
Amusing tale of a 300 year-old phantom whose evil tricks are not confined to the Davis family's novelty gag business. As an uninvited guest at a local carnival he casts spells on the entire town ...more
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristy Swanson, Billy Zane
The Phantom is a 1996 American superhero film directed by Simon Wincer. Based on Lee Falk's comic strip The Phantom, the film stars Billy Zane as a seemingly immortal crimefighter and his battle ...more

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Six Months Later is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kristy Swanson Movies
Six Months Later Kristy Swanson, Regina Hall, Ian Ziering
Six Months Later is 2005 short comedy film written and directed by David Frigerio.
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Judd Nelson, Kristy Swanson, Christa Campbell
The Black Hole is a television movie produced for the Sci Fi channel, directed by Tibor Takács.
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Kristy Swanson, Meshach Taylor, William Ragsdale
Mannequin Two: On the Move is a 1991 romantic comedy film and a sequel to the 1987 film Mannequin. The film stars Kristy Swanson as a mannequin who was frozen one thousand years ago by an evil ...more

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Celebrating AFI Mel Gibson, James Franco, Martin Sheen
Celebrating AFI is a 1998 short film directed and written by Brian Hecker.
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Kristy Swanson, Skeet Ulrich, Derek de Lint
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Kristy Swanson, Daveigh Chase, Tony Todd