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The Best Madonna Movies

Updated October 15, 2019 4.6k votes 1.1k voters 130.8k views24 items

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List of the best Madonna movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Though she is best known for her pop hits like "Material Girl" and "Holiday," Madonna also has an impressive filmography. Madonna's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Madonna movies list is decided by how many votes they receive, so only her most highly rated films will be at the top. So if you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Madonna films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List contains films like Desperately Seeking Susan and Evita and answers the questions, "What are the best Madonna movies?" and "What are the greatest Madonna roles of all time?" And if you are a fan of singers who also act, you might enjoy our list the best Jennifer Lopez movies, as well.

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    A League of Their Own

    Madonna, Tom Hanks

    Released1992

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Directed by Penny Marshall, the film...  more

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    Evita

    Madonna, Antonio Banderas

    Released1996

    Directed byAlan Parker

    Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical of the same name about Eva Perón. Directed by Alan Parker and written by Parker and Oliver Stone, the...  more

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    Desperately Seeking Susan

    Madonna, Rosanna Arquette

    Released1985

    Directed bySusan Seidelman

    Desperately Seeking Susan is a 1985 American comedy-drama film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna....  more

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    Dick Tracy

    Madonna, Al Pacino

    Released1990

    Directed byWarren Beatty

    Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould. Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, which features...  more

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    Who's That Girl

    Madonna, Stanley Tucci

    Released1987

    Directed byJames Foley

    Who's That Girl is a 1987 American romantic comedy film written by Andrew Smith and Ken Finkleman, and directed by James Foley. It stars Madonna and Griffin Dunne, and depicts the story of a...  more

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    Dangerous Game

    Madonna, Harvey Keitel

    Released1993

    Directed byAbel Ferrara

    Dangerous Game is a 1993 film directed by Abel Ferrara starring Madonna, Harvey Keitel and James Russo....  more
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    Body of Evidence

    Madonna, Julianne Moore

    Released1993

    Directed byUli Edel

    Body of Evidence is a 1993 American thriller film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and originally had the rare NC-17 rating. It was directed by Uli Edel and...  more

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    Swept Away

    Madonna, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2002

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Swept Away is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Madonna, Adriano Giannini, and Bruce Greenwood. It was released by Screen Gems and produced by Matthew Vaughn. The film...  more

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    BMW films

    Stellan Skarsgård, James Brown

    Released2001

    Directed byWong Kar-wai, Tony Scott, John Woo, Ang Lee, Alejandro González Iñárritu

    The BMW film series The Hire was a series of eight short films produced for the Internet in 2001 and 2002. A form of branded content, the shorts were directed by popular filmmakers from around the...  more
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    Bloodhounds of Broadway

    Madonna, Steve Buscemi

    Released1989

    Directed byHoward Brookner

    Bloodhounds of Broadway is a 1989 film based on four Damon Runyon stories. It was directed by Howard Brookner and starred Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Anita Morris, Julie Hagerty, Rutger Hauer,...  more
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    The Next Best Thing

    Madonna, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    The Next Best Thing is a 2000 American comedy-drama film, the final film directed by John Schlesinger. It stars Madonna, Rupert Everett, and Benjamin Bratt. It was a critical and commercial failure....  more
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    Vision Quest

    Madonna, Forest Whitaker

    Released1985

    Directed byHarold Becker

    Vision Quest is a 1985 coming of age drama film starring Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, and Ronny Cox. It is based on Terry Davis' novel of the same name. Modine plays a Spokane high school...  more

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    Die Another Day

    Madonna, Halle Berry

    Released2002

    Directed byLee Tamahori

    This film is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film follows Bond as he leads a mission to...  more

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    Four Rooms

    Madonna, Salma Hayek

    Released1995

    Directed byAlexandre Rockwell, Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Robert Rodriguez

    Four Rooms is a 1995 anthology comedy film directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino, each directing one segment of the film that in its entirety is...  more

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    Girl 6

    Madonna, Halle Berry

    Released1996

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Girl 6 is a 1996 comedy, drama film written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Spike Lee....  more
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    Shadows and Fog

    Madonna, Jodie Foster

    Released1992

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Shadows and Fog is a black-and-white thriller comedy film directed by Woody Allen. It stars Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Madonna, and Kenneth Mars. It was filmed on a...  more
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    Shanghai Surprise

    Madonna, Sean Penn

    Released1986

    Directed byJim Goddard

    Shanghai Surprise is a 1986 British adventure comedy film starring then-newlyweds Sean Penn and Madonna, produced by George Harrison's HandMade Films and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Harrison...  more

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    Arthur and the Invisibles

    Madonna, David Bowie

    Released2006

    Directed byLuc Besson

    Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden City,...  more
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    Blue in the Face

    Madonna, Michael J. Fox

    Released1995

    Directed byPaul Auster, Harvey Wang, Wayne Wang

    Blue in the Face is a 1995 comedy directed by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster. It stars Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Giancarlo Esposito, Roseanne Barr, Michael J. Fox, Lily Tomlin, Mira Sorvino, Lou Reed,...  more

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    A Certain Sacrifice

    Madonna, Jeremy Pattnosh

    Released1985

    Directed byStephen Jon Lewicki

    A Certain Sacrifice is a 1985 American drama film co-written and directed by Stephen Jon Lewicki and starring Madonna, Jeremy Pattnosh and Charles Kurtz. It was Madonna's first movie, filmed around...  more
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    Madonna: Wild Angel

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    Madonna: Name of the Game

    Willem Dafoe, Marlin Ciccone

    Released1993

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    Torrance Rises

    Madonna, Will Smith

    Released1999

    Directed bySpike Jonze, Lance Bangs

    Torrance Rises is a 1999 mockumentary directed by and starring Spike Jonze. The film is based on a dance group in Torrance, California, and traces their journey to the MTV Video Music Awards...  more