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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.

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  • The Program1
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    The Program

    Halle Berry, James Caan

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid S. Ward

    The Program is a 1993 film starring James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer, Kristy... more on Wikipedia
  • Hot Shots!2
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    7

    Hot Shots!

    Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson

    Released1991

    Directed byJim Abrahams

    Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy spoof film starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Higher Learning3
    36
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    Higher Learning

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Singleton

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  • Highway to Hell4
    25
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    Highway to Hell

    Ben Stiller, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byAte de Jong

    Highway to Hell is a 1992 American horror comedy film directed by Ate de Jong and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • The Phantom5
    27
    8

    The Phantom

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristy Swanson

    Released1996

    Directed bySimon Wincer

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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer6
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank

    Released1992

    Directed byFran Rubel Kuzui

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl... more on Wikipedia
  • Red Water7
    21
    5

    Red Water

    Coolio, Kristy Swanson

    Released2003

    Directed byCharles Robert Carner

    Red Water is a 2003 made for television horror film starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Kristy... more on Wikipedia
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off8
    28
    13

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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  • Mr. Boogedy9
    21
    5

    Mr. Boogedy

    Kristy Swanson, John Astin

    Released1986

    Directed byOz Scott

    Amusing tale of a 300 year-old phantom whose evil tricks are not confined to the Davis... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Mannequin Two: On the Move10
    17
    5

    Mannequin Two: On the Move

    Kristy Swanson, Meshach Taylor

    Released1991

    Directed byStewart Raffill

    Mannequin Two: On the Move is a 1991 romantic comedy film and a sequel to the 1987 film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Swamp Shark11
    15
    3

    Swamp Shark

    Kristy Swanson, Wade Boggs

    Released2011

    Directed byGriff Furst

    Swamp Shark is a 2011 American horror film directed by Griff Furst and starring Kristy... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • A Christmas Wish12
    17
    7

    A Christmas Wish

    Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann

    Released2011

    Directed byCraig Clyde

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  • The Black Hole13
    15
    4

    The Black Hole

    Judd Nelson, Kristy Swanson

    Released2006

    Directed byTibor Takács

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  • What If...14
    16
    7

    What If...

    Debby Ryan, Kristy Swanson

    Released2010

    Directed byDallas Jenkins

    What If... is a 2010 Christian/drama film directed by Dallas Jenkins. It stars Kevin Sorbo,... more on Wikipedia
  • Six Months Later15
    13
    3

    Six Months Later

    Kristy Swanson, Regina Hall

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Frigerio

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  • Big Daddy16
    15
    7

    Big Daddy

    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart

    Released1999

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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  • Pretty in Pink17
    15
    7

    Pretty in Pink

    James Spader, Gina Gershon

    Released1986

    Directed byHoward Deutch

    Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Deadly Friend18
    13
    6

    Deadly Friend

    Kristy Swanson, Charles Fleischer

    Released1986

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • The Chase19
    17
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    The Chase

    Charlie Sheen, Anthony Kiedis

    Released1994

    Directed byAdam Rifkin

    The Chase is a 1994 action comedy film starring Charlie Sheen and Kristy Swanson. Released a... more on Wikipedia
  • Dude, Where's My Car?20
    15
    8

    Dude, Where's My Car?

    Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2000

    Directed byDanny Leiner

    Dude, Where's My Car? is a 2000 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. The film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Soul Assassin21
    11
    4

    Soul Assassin

    Kristy Swanson, Skeet Ulrich

    Released2001

    Directed byLaurence Malkin

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  • Celebrating AFI22
    11
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    Celebrating AFI

    Mel Gibson, James Franco

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Kahn, Brian Hecker

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  • Flowers in the Attic23
    10
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    Flowers in the Attic

    Kristy Swanson, Louise Fletcher

    Released1987

    Directed byJeffrey Bloom

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  • Ground Control24
    10
    6

    Ground Control

    Kiefer Sutherland, Margaret Cho

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Howard

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  • The Only Witness25
    9
    3

    The Only Witness

    Kristy Swanson, Daveigh Chase

    Released2003

    Directed byTom Whitus

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