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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.

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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris A History of Violence is a 2005 American crime thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh Olson. It is an adaptation of the 1997 graphic novel of the same name by John Wagner ...more

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Coyote Ugly Tyra Banks, John Goodman, Maria Bello Coyote Ugly is a 2000 romantic comedy-drama based on the actual Coyote Ugly Saloon, set in New York City. The film stars Piper Perabo and Adam Garcia. It was directed by David McNally, produced ...more

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The Cooler Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Estella Warren The Cooler is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Wayne Kramer. The original screenplay was written by Kramer and Frank Hannah. In old school gambling parlance, a casino "cooler" is ...more

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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Blake Lively, Monica Bellucci, Julianne Moore The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Rebecca Miller. The screenplay is based on her novel of the same title. The film premiered on February 9, ...more

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Assault on Precinct 13 Maria Bello, Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne Assault on Precinct 13 is a 2005 action thriller film directed by Jean-François Richet, starring Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne. The cast also includes John Leguizamo, Maria Bello, Ja ...more

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The Dark Maria Bello, Sean Bean, Maurice Roeves The Dark is a 2005 horror film, based on the novel Sheep by Simon Maginn.

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The Sisters Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello, Chris O'Donnell The Sisters is a 2005 film starring Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Erika Christensen as the title characters; it also stars Alessandro Nivola, Rip Torn, Eric McCormack, Steven Culp, ...more

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Duets Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti, Maria Bello Duets is a 2000 American road trip film co-produced and directed by Bruce Paltrow and written by John Byrum. The motion picture features an ensemble cast co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul ...more

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Payback Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello Payback is a 1999 American action crime film directed by Brian Helgeland and starring Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello and David Paymer. It was based on the novel The Hunter by Donald E. ...more

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The Yellow Handkerchief Kristen Stewart, Maria Bello, Eddie Redmayne The Yellow Handkerchief is a 2008 American independent drama film. The film is a remake of the 1977 Japanese classic of the same name The Yellow Handkerchief directed by Yoji Yamada. Set in ...more

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Grown Ups Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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Permanent Midnight Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson Permanent Midnight is a 1998 independent drama film directed by David Veloz and starring Ben Stiller. The supporting cast features Maria Bello, Elizabeth Hurley, Owen Wilson, Cheryl Ladd and ...more

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The Jane Austen Book Club Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace, Maria Bello The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin Swicord. The screenplay, adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by Karen Joy Fowler, focuses ...more

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World Trade Center Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello World Trade Center is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center. It stars Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Michael ...more

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Auto Focus Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson Auto Focus is a 2002 American biographical film directed by Paul Schrader, starring Greg Kinnear and Willem Dafoe. The screenplay by Michael Gerbosi is based on Robert Graysmith's book The ...more

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Thank You for Smoking Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello Thank You for Smoking is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Jason Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart, based on the 1994 satirical novel of the same name by Christopher Buckley. It ...more

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Flicka Maria Bello, Tim McGraw, Armie Hammer Flicka is a 2006 film loosely based on the 1941 children's novel My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara. The film is directed by Michael Mayer. The novel has previously been made into a film in 1943, ...more

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St. Vincent Naomi Watts, Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy St. Vincent is a 2014 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Theodore Melfi, making his "theatrical feature film debut". The film stars Bill Murray as the title character ...more

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Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John Turturro. It was written and directed by David Koepp, based on the novella Secret Window, Secret Garden ...more

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Abduction Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins Abduction is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Michael Nyqvist, and Alfred ...more

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The Mummy - Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, is a 2008 American dark fantasy adventure film and is the third and final installment in the Mummy trilogy. The film stars Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria ...more

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Butterfly on a Wheel Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, Maria Bello Butterfly on a Wheel is a 2007 British–Canadian thriller film directed by Mike Barker, co-produced and written by William Morrissey, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, and Maria Bello. ...more

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Beautiful Boy Maria Bello, Meat Loaf, Michael Sheen "Filmmakers have explored the subject of school shootings in the past, but first-time feature director Shawn Ku finds a unique perspective on this delicate issue. Rather than focusing on ...more

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Towelhead Maria Bello, Toni Collette, Aaron Eckhart Towelhead is a 2007 comedy-drama film written and directed by Alan Ball and based on Alicia Erian's novel of the same name. The film made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on ...more

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Carjacked Maria Bello, Stephen Dorff, Joanna Cassidy Carjacked is a 2011 crime thriller film written by Michael Compton and Sherry Compton, and directed by John Bonito.

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Silver City Maria Bello, Daryl Hannah, Tim Roth Silver City is a 2004 political satire and drama film. It was written and directed by John Sayles. Chris Cooper portrays an inept Republican gubernatorial candidate, a character that was noted ...more

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The Company Men Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones The Company Men is an American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It stars Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones. It premiered at the 26th Sundance Film ...more

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Sam the Man Maria Bello, Annabella Sciorra, John Slattery Sam the Man is an American film directed by Gary Winick.

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100 Mile Rule Maria Bello, Michael McKean, Tony Perez 100 Mile Rule is a 2002 comedy film directed by Brent Huff.

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Festival Pass with Chris Gore Maria Bello, Chris Gore, Dustin Hoffman

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China: The Panda Adventure Maria Bello, Xander Berkeley, Bill Hayes China: The Panda Adventure: IMAX is a 2001 drama film written by Ruth Harkness, Paul Andersen, John Wilcox and Jeanne Rosenberg and directed by Robert M. Young.

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Nobody's Perfect Sarah Silverman, Maria Bello, Ellen Pompeo Nobody's Perfect is a 2004 American short film directed, produced, written by and starred Hank Azaria.