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

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

Examples include Critters 2: The Main Course and The Temp.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Lin Shaye movies?" and "What are the greatest Lin Shaye roles of all time?"
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Insidious Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson Insidious is a 2011 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan, written by Leigh Whannell, and starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey. It is the first installment ...more

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher horror film written and directed by Wes Craven, and the first film of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. The film stars ...more

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There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby and Peter. It stars Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller, and it is a combination of romantic ...more

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Kingpin Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid Kingpin is a 1996 American sport comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, and Bill Murray. It was filmed in and around Pittsburgh, ...more

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Dead End Amber Smith, Lin Shaye, Alexandra Holden Dead End is a 2003 French horror film directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea and Fabrice Canepa. Although Dead End only had a budget of $900,000 it made a total of $77 million from DVD sales.

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Detroit Rock City Emmanuelle Chriqui, Edward Furlong, Gene Simmons Detroit Rock City is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Adam Rifkin and written by Carl V. Dupré. It tells of four teenage boys in a KISS cover band who try to see their idols in ...more

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Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. It was written by the Farrelly brothers and Bennett Yellin, and is the Farrelly Brothers ...more

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My Sister's Keeper Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Emily Deschanel My Sisters's Keeper is a 2009 American drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassilieva, and Alec Baldwin. Based on Jodi Picoult's novel of the ...more

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2001 Maniacs Eli Roth, Peter Stormare, Robert Englund 2001 Maniacs is a 2005 American comedy horror film directed by Tim Sullivan, starring Robert Englund, Jay Gillespie, Dylan Edrington, and Matthew Carey. It is a remake of the 1964 film Two ...more

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Asylum Sarah Roemer, Lin Shaye, Travis Van Winkle Asylum is a 2008 American horror film that was directed by David R. Ellis. The movie was initially planned for a theatrical release but was instead released straight to DVD on July 15, 2008. ...more

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Critters Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh Critters is a 1986 cult comedy horror science fiction film starring Dee Wallace-Stone, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush and Scott Grimes. It was the directorial debut of Stephen Herek who ...more

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Snakes on a Plane Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch Snakes on a Plane is a 2006 American action thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Samuel L. Jackson. It was released by New Line Cinema on August 18, 2006, in North America. The ...more

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Driftwood Diamond Dallas Page, Lin Shaye, David Eigenberg Driftwood is a 2006 horror film that was shown at the Screamfest LA International Horror Film Festival on October 20, 2006. The film was released on DVD on November 13, 2007. Driftwood was ...more

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Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Shia LaBeouf, Rachel Nichols, Bob Saget Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd is a 2003 American comedy film. It is the second film in the Dumb and Dumber film series and a prequel to the 1994 film Dumb and Dumber. However, after ...more

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Boat Trip Will Ferrell, Roselyn Sánchez, Roger Moore Boat Trip is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Mort Nathan in his directorial debut, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz, Vivica A. Fox, Roselyn Sanchez, and Roger Moore.

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A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Lake Bell, Leslie Bibb, Don Johnson A Good Old Fashioned Orgy is a 2011 ensemble-comedy film written and directed by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck. It stars Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, Michelle Borth, Nick Kroll, Tyler ...more

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Critters 2: The Main Course Lin Shaye, Scott Grimes, Terrence Mann Critters 2: The Main Course is a 1988 science fiction comedy horror film starring Terrence Mann, Don Keith Opper, and Scott Grimes. It was directed by Mick Garris and written by David Twohy and ...more

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The Hidden II Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Lin Shaye The Hidden II is the 1993 direct-to-video sequel to the 1987 film The Hidden.

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Say It Isn't So Heather Graham, Sarah Silverman, Sally Field Say It Isn't So is a 2001 American comedy film starring Chris Klein and Heather Graham as two young lovers who come to believe that they are actually siblings. The film is directed by J.B. ...more

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The Three Stooges Kate Upton, Sofía Vergara, Nicole Polizzi The Three Stooges, also known as The Three Stooges: The Movie, is a 2012 slapstick comedy film based on the classic shorts of the mid-20th century comedy trio of the same name. The movie was ...more

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The Hidden Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Lin Shaye The Hidden is an American science fiction action film produced and released in 1987 by New Line Cinema. The film was written by Bob Hunt and directed by Jack Sholder. The cast featured Kyle ...more

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The Temp Faye Dunaway, Oliver Platt, Maura Tierney The Temp is a 1993 thriller film starring Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle and Faye Dunaway. It was released from Paramount Pictures on February 12, 1993. Parts of the movie were filmed on the ...more

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The Hillside Strangler C. Thomas Howell, Lin Shaye, Nicholas Turturro The Hillside Strangler is a 2004 film, directed by Chuck Parello and written by Stephen Johnston, loosely based on the true story of the Hillside Strangler serial killers. Kenneth Bianchi was ...more

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Living Out Loud Queen Latifah, Danny DeVito, Holly Hunter Living Out Loud is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and set in New York City, starring Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan, and Elias

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Contagion Lin Shaye, Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Boxleitner Contagion is a 2002 drama and sci-fi film written by Russell V. Manzatt and directed by John Murlowski.

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Dead of Nowhere 3D Balthazar Getty, Lin Shaye, Keith Coogan Dead of Nowhere 3D is 2011 short horror thriller film written by Stiles White and directed by Chris Young.

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Next Stop Murder Rosa Blasi, Brigid Brannagh, Lin Shaye Next Stop Murder is a thriller, horror and drama film written by Steven Palmer Peterson and Johnson Chan, and directed by John Murlowski.

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2001 Maniacs: Beverly Hellbillys Lin Shaye, Bill Moseley, Andrea Leon 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams is a 2010 comedy-horror film written and directed by Tim Sullivan and is a sequel to his earlier film 2001 Maniacs. The story and characters are based on Herschell ...more

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Attention Shoppers Casey Affleck, Luke Perry, Kathy Najimy

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Who's Your Daddy? Ali Landry, Christine Lakin, Patsy Kensit Who's Your Daddy? is a 2003 comedy film directed by Andy Fickman.

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Bachelor Party Vegas Kathy Griffin, Jaime Pressly, Diora Baird Bachelor Party Vegas is a comedy film that was released in 2006 starring Kal Penn, Jonathan Bennett, Charlie Spiller, Diora Baird and Donald Faison. In Australia and the UK it was released under ...more

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Corrina, Corrina Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Joan Cusack Corrina, Corrina is a 1994 American feature film set in 1959 about a widower who hires a housekeeper/nanny to care for his daughter. It was written and directed by Jessie Nelson, in her feature ...more

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Hate Crime Giancarlo Esposito, Susan Blakely, Bruce Davison Hate Crime is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Tommy Stovall and starring Seth Peterson, Bruce Davison, Chad Donella, Cindy Pickett, and Brian J. Smith. Making this film was Stovall's ...more

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Cross Bronx Dania Ramirez, Max Greenfield, James Badge Dale

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Brave New World Anna Popplewell, Ed Begley^! Jr., Robby Benson Brave New World is a 2011 comedy film written by Peter Tolan and directed by Michael Patrick Jann.

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Drop Dead Sexy Amber Heard, Crispin Glover, Jason Lee Drop Dead Sexy is a 2005 American comedy film starring Jason Lee.

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Killer Pad Noureen DeWulf, Joey Lawrence, Bobby Lee Killer Pad is a 2008 comedy/horror film directed by Robert Englund and starring Daniel Franzese, Eric Jungmann and Shane McRae.

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Chillerama Ron Jeremy, Sunny Lane, Eric Roberts Chillerama is a 2011 horror comedy anthology film consisting of four stories that take place at a drive-in theater playing monster movies. Each segment is a homage to a different genre and ...more

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Gates of Eden Rachael Harris, Lin Shaye Gates of Eden is a 2011 comedy film written by John Stansifer and directed by Anthony Michael Hall.

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The Penthouse Kaley Cuoco, Ed Begley^! Jr., Mýa The Penthouse is a sex comedy film starring Rider Strong, Corey Large, April Scott, James DeBello, Kaley Cuoco, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Jon Abrahams, and Mýa. The film was written and directed ...more

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Rosewood Lane Rose McGowan, Lesley-Anne Down, Lauren Vélez Rosewood Lane is a 2011 thriller-horror film written and directed by Victor Salva, and stars Rose McGowan. The film's story revolves around a radio talk show psychiatrist who moves back to her ...more

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FDR: American Badass! Kevin Sorbo, Barry Bostwick, Bruce McGill FDR: American Badass! is a 2012 action comedy film written by Ross Patterson and directed by Garrett Brawith.

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Take Me Home Victor Garber, Bree Turner, Lin Shaye Take Me Home is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by and starring Sam Jaeger. The film also stars his wife Amber Jaeger, Lin Shaye, and Victor Garber. It premiered on April 19, 2011 ...more

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Down the P.C.H. Lin Shaye, Guillermo Díaz, Elaine Hendrix

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Small Town Saturday Night Chris Pine, Octavia Spencer, John Hawkes Small Town Saturday Night is a 2010 American ensemble drama film by writer-director Ryan Craig. The film stars Chris Pine, Shawn Christian, John Hawkes and Bre Blair. The film also features ...more

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Holding Out Erin Gray, Bruce Davison, Jeremy Sisto

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Wolf Moon María Conchita Alonso, Lin Shaye, Sid Haig Dark Moon Rising is a horror film made in 2009 directed by Dana Mennie who also co-wrote the movie with Ian Cook. The film is about a small town girl Amy, played by Ginny Weirick who falls for ...more

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Stuntmen Zachary Levi, Brandon Routh, Carly Pope Stuntmen is a 2009 comedy film written and directed by Eric Amadio.

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Hoboken Hollow Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, C. Thomas Howell Hoboken Hollow is a 2006 horror film written by and directed by Glen Stephens.

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Chronic Town Garry Marshall, Christine Lakin, Lin Shaye Chronic Town is a 2008 film directed by Tom Hines. Truman Korovin is a lonely, sharp-witted cab driver in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1980. The usual routine of picking up fares and spending his nights ...more