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The Best Marisa Tomei Movies 

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

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

This list contains films like Parker Kane and Amsterdam.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Marisa Tomei movies?" and "What are the greatest Marisa Tomei roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Marisa Tomei include names like Ron Howard, Garry Marshall and Peter Segal. If you're a fan of Marisa Tomei, then check out our lists of the best Mary-Louise Parker and Rachel McAdams movies as well.

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Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio

Released: 1992

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

My Cousin Vinny is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer and directed by Jonathan Lynn. The film stars Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield, Lane Smith, Bruce ...more

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Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei

Released: 2008

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

The Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Robert D. Siegel, and starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, and Evan Rachel Wood. Production began in ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Sissy Spacek, Tom Wilkinson

Released: 2001

Directed by: Todd Field

In the Bedroom is a 2001 American drama film directed by Todd Field, and dedicated to Andre Dubus. The film stars Sissy Spacek, Tom Wilkinson, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei, and William Mapother. The ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Billy Zane

Released: 1994

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Only You is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and starring Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr., and Bonnie Hunt. Written by Diane Drake, the film is about a young ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Brad Furman

The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei. ...more
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Marisa Tomei, Christian Slater, Rosie Perez

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tony Bill

Untamed Heart is a 1993 film starring Christian Slater and Marisa Tomei. It mixes drama with romance and comedy and tells the story of a young woman, always unlucky in love, finally finding true ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

This film is a 2007 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film was written by Kelly Masterson, and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei and Albert Finney. The film unfolds ...more
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Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei, Helen Hunt

Released: 2000

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic comedy film, written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa and Diane Drake, directed by Nancy Meyers, and starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. The film was a ...more

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Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jon Watts

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. While on a vacation trip to Europe with his friends, Peter Parker is ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Segal

Anger Management is a 2003 American slapstick comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by David S. Dorfman, and starring Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, and Marisa Tomei . It was produced by ...more

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Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling

Released: 2011

Directed by: John Requa, Glenn Ficarra

Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and written by Dan Fogelman. It stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mira Nair

The Perez Family is a comedy film released in 1995 about a group of Cuban refugees in America who pretend to be a family. It starred Marisa Tomei, Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston, Chazz ...more
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Marisa Tomei, Mena Suvari, Carl Reiner

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tamara Jenkins

Slums of Beverly Hills is a 1998 American comedy film, written and directed by Tamara Jenkins, and starring Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei, David Krumholtz, Kevin Corrigan, Jessica ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass

"The Duplass brothers are back with their singular knack: treating us to a tingling, irresistible experience of utter discomfort—suffused with pathos, romance, irony, and a little dollop of ...more
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Madonna, Salma Hayek, Bruce Willis

Released: 1995

Directed by: Alexandre 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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Marisa Tomei, Anthony Michael Hall, Vincent D'Onofrio

Released: 2000

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Happy Accidents is a 2000 American film starring Marisa Tomei and Vincent D'Onofrio. The movie revolves around Ruby Weaver, a New York woman with a string of failed relationships, and Sam Deed, ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close

Released: 1994

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Paper is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall. It received an Academy Award ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane

Released: 1992

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British comedian Charlie Chaplin. It was produced and directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Robert ...more

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John Travolta, Marisa Tomei, Martin Lawrence

Released: 2007

Directed by: Walt Becker

Wild Hogs is a 2007 biker comedy road film directed by Walt Becker and starring Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy. It was released nationwide in the United States and ...more
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George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood, Ryan Gosling

Released: 2011

Directed by: George Clooney

The Ides of March is a 2011 American political drama film directed by George Clooney from a screenplay written by Clooney, along with Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon. The film is an adaptation of ...more
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Billy Crystal, Marisa Tomei, Bette Midler

Released: 2012

Directed by: Andy Fickman

Parental Guidance is a 2012 American family-comedy film starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott and directed by Andy Fickman. The film was released on December ...more
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Marisa Tomei, GĂ©rard Depardieu, Clint Howard

Released: 1997

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

Unhook the Stars is a 1996 drama film starring Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, and Gérard Depardieu. The movie was directed by Nick Cassavetes, son of Gena Rowlands. Rowlands and Tomei both ...more
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Sienna Miller, Jude Law, Marisa Tomei

Released: 2004

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Alfie is a 2004 British/American comedy film based on the 1966 British film of the same name, starring Jude Law as the title character, originally played by Michael Caine. The film was written, ...more

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After Everything Jeremy Allen White, Maika Monroe, DeRon Horton

Released: 2018

Directed by: Hannah Marks, Joey Power

After Everything is a 2018 American comedy drama film directed by Hannah Marks and Joey Power. A young couple's relationship develops quickly when one of them is diagnosed with a life-changing ...more
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Frankie Isabelle Huppert, Brendan Gleeson, Marisa Tomei

Released: 2019

Directed by: Isa Sachs

Frankie is a 2019 American-French drama film directed by Ira Sachs. Frankie calls together, three generations of her family together in Sintra, Portugal, to give them life-changing news.