The Best Marcia Gay Harden Movies

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

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List films range from Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy to Sex and Lies in Sin City.

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Marcia Gay Harden has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Clint Eastwood and Paul Weitz. Marcia Gay Harden has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Patricia Heaton and Madeleine Stowe in terms of fame and success.

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  • Mystic River
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    Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon
    14 votes
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
    In Mystic River, childhood friends Jimmy Markum (Sean Penn), Dave Boyle (Tim Robbins), and Sean Devine (Kevin Bacon) are drawn back together after a horrifying incident shakes their Boston neighborhood. Directed by Clint Eastwood, this gripping drama examines the lasting impact of trauma on friendship and family. It's a tale woven with threads of suspicion, grief, and loss - all underpinned by an unyielding quest for justice. The film won two Academy Awards: Best Actor for Penn and Best Supporting Actor for Robbins. A complex narrative unfolds against the gritty backdrop of working-class Boston, where past demons refuse to rest.

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  • The Mist
    2
    Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden
    14 votes
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Frank Darabont
    The Mist, a gripping horror film, presents the tale of David Drayton (Thomas Jane), an everyday man living in Maine. When a violent storm yields an eerie mist enveloping the town, he and his young son, Billy (Nathan Gamble), along with their neighbors, find refuge in a local supermarket. As unseen creatures lurk within the shrouded fog outside, terror rises inside among the trapped townsfolk. Directed by Frank Darabont, this Stephen King adaptation explores societal breakdown under supernatural circumstances, while showcasing Marcia Gay Harden's award-winning performance as Mrs. Carmody, a fervent believer in divine punishment.

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  • The First Wives Club
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    Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton
    8 votes
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Hugh Wilson
    In The First Wives Club, a comedic romp, three middle-aged friends‚ Elise (Goldie Hawn), Brenda (Bette Midler), and Annie (Diane Keaton)‚ reunite after the death of a college classmate. Shockingly, they discover they've all been dumped for younger women by their husbands. This shared misfortune ignites a pact: to exact revenge on their exes. As the trio navigate the complexities of divorce, friendship, and vengeance in New York City's high society, the movie offers a comic yet poignant exploration of love and self-worth. Notable for its star-studded cast and witty dialogue, this film is a testament to female resilience and solidarity.

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  • Space Cowboys
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    Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland
    11 votes
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner star as a group of pilots whose time has come to serve their country and fulfill their dream of going to space. In 1958, the members of Team Daedalus, a group of top Air Force test pilots, were ready to serve their country as the first Americans in space. When NASA replaced the Air Force for outer atmospheric testing, they were pushed aside for a chimpanzee. The team retired, but the dream of going into space never died.

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  • Mona Lisa Smile
    5
    Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles
    12 votes
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
    Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) is a recent UCLA graduate hired to teach art history at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College, in 1953. Determined to confront the outdated mores of society and the institution that embraces them, Katherine inspires her traditional students including Betty (Kirsten Dunst) and Joan (Julia Stiles) to challenge the lives they are expected to lead.

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  • Miller's Crossing
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    Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden
    10 votes
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
    When the Italian Mafia threatens to kill a crooked bookie (John Turturro), Irish mob boss Leo O'Bannon (Albert Finney) refuses to allow it, chiefly because he's dating the bookie's sister, crafty gun moll Verna Bernbaum (Marcia Gay Harden). Leo's right-hand man, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne), is also seeing Verna on the sly, and when he's found out is obliged to switch sides, going to work for the Italian mob amidst a dramatically escalating gang war over liquor distribution.

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