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The Best Maria Bello Movies

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

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

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  • 1

    Coyote Ugly

    Tyra Banks, John Goodman
    Coyote Ugly is a 2000 romantic comedy-drama based on the actual Coyote Ugly Saloon, set in New...  more

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    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu
    Payback is a 1999 American action film directed by Brian Helgeland and starring Mel Gibson,...  more

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    The Cooler

    Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello
    The Cooler is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Wayne Kramer. The original screenplay was...  more

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  • 4

    Assault on Precinct 13

    Maria Bello, Ethan Hawke
    Assault on Precinct 13 is a 2005 action thriller film directed by Jean-François Richet,...  more
  • 5

    The Yellow Handkerchief

    Kristen Stewart, Maria Bello
    The Yellow Handkerchief is a 2008 American independent drama film. The film is a remake of the...  more
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    A History of Violence

    Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello
    This film is a 2005 American thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh...  more

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    World Trade Center

    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal
    World Trade Center is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the...  more

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    Grown Ups

    Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler
    Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam...  more

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    Permanent Midnight

    Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller
    Permanent Midnight is a 1998 independent drama film directed by David Veloz and starring Ben...  more

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    The Jane Austen Book Club

    Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace
    The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin...  more

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  • 11

    Auto Focus

    Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello
    Auto Focus is a 2002 American biographical film directed by Paul Schrader, starring Greg...  more
  • 12

    Thank You for Smoking

    Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall
    Thank You for Smoking is a 2006 comedy-drama film written and directed by Jason Reitman and...  more

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    Maria Bello, Tim McGraw
    Flicka is a 2006 film loosely based on the 1941 children's novel My Friend Flicka by Mary...  more

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  • 14

    The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

    Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello
    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, is a 2008 American dark fantasy adventure film and is...  more

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  • 15

    Sam the Man

    Maria Bello, Annabella Sciorra
    Sam the Man is an American film directed by Gary Winick....  more
  • 16

    Secret Window

    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello
    Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John...  more

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  • 17


    Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner
    This film is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor...  more
  • 18

    Silver City

    Maria Bello, Daryl Hannah
    Silver City is a 2004 political satire and drama film. It was written and directed by John...  more

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  • 19

    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

    Blake Lively, Monica Bellucci
    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Rebecca...  more
  • 20

    China: The Panda Adventure

    Maria Bello, Xander Berkeley
    China: The Panda Adventure: IMAX is a 2001 drama film written by Ruth Harkness, Paul Andersen,...  more
  • 21

    Butterfly on a Wheel

    Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler
    Butterfly on a Wheel is a 2007 British–Canadian thriller film directed by Mike Barker,...  more

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    The Dark

    Maria Bello, Sean Bean
    The Dark is a 2005 horror film, based on the novel Sheep by Simon Maginn....  more
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    Maria Bello, Toni Collette
    Towelhead is a 2007 comedy-drama film written and directed by Alan Ball and based on Alicia...  more

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  • 24

    The Sisters

    Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello
    The Sisters is a 2005 film starring Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Erika Christensen...  more
  • 25

    St. Vincent

    Naomi Watts, Bill Murray
    St. Vincent is a 2014 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Theodore Melfi,...  more

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