The Best Marsha Mason Movies 

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

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Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Powers Boothe

Released: 1977

Directed by: Herbert Ross

The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 American romantic comedy-drama film. Directed by Herbert Ross, the film stars Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, and Paul Benedict. The original ...more

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Kevin Bacon, Kristy McNichol, Marsha Mason

Released: 1981

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

Only When I Laugh is a 1981 film based on Neil Simon's play The Gingerbread Lady. The story is about an alcoholic Broadway actress who tries to stay sober while dealing with the problems of her ...more
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James Caan, Eli Wallach, Dabney Coleman

Released: 1973

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Cinderella Liberty is a 1973 film drama which tells the story of a sailor who falls in love with a prostitute and becomes a surrogate father for her 11-year-old mixed race son. It stars James ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Mario Van Peebles, Marsha Mason

Released: 1986

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Heartbreak Ridge is a 1986 American film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film also co-stars Mario Van Peebles, Marsha Mason, and Everett McGill. The ...more

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Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew Broderick, Donald Sutherland

Released: 1983

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Max Dugan Returns is a 1983 American comedy-drama film starring Jason Robards as the titular Max Dugan, Marsha Mason as his daughter Nora, Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland, and Matthew ...more

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Ned Beatty, Marsha Mason, Donald Moffat

Released: 1979

Directed by: Jerome Hellman

Promises in the Dark is a 1979 drama film written by Loring Mandel and directed by Jerome Hellman.
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Ann-Margret, James Cromwell, Madeline Kahn

Released: 1978

Directed by: Robert Moore

The Cheap Detective is a 1978 American satirical comedy film written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore. It stars Peter Falk as Lou Peckinpaugh, a detective in the Humphrey Bogart mold. ...more

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Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher, James Spader

Released: 1996

Directed by: John Herzfeld

2 Days in the Valley is a 1996 film directed by John Herzfeld that revolves around the events over 48 hours in the lives of a group of people who are drawn together.
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James Caan, Valerie Harper, Marsha Mason

Released: 1979

Directed by: Robert Moore

Chapter Two is a 1979 romantic comedy film written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore.
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Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Hillerman

Released: 1977

Directed by: Robert Wise

Audrey Rose is a 1977 psychological horror and drama film directed by Robert Wise, and starring Marsha Mason, Anthony Hopkins, and Susan Swift. It was based on the novel of the same title by ...more

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Ben Stiller, Bette Midler, John Goodman

Released: 1990

Directed by: John Erman

Stella is a 1990 American drama film produced by The Samuel Goldwyn Company and released by Touchstone Pictures. The screenplay by Robert Getchell is the third feature film adaptation of the ...more

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Trapped in Silence Kiefer Sutherland, Marsha Mason, Ron Silver

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Tuchner

Trapped In Silence is a 1986 film starring Kiefer Sutherland and Marsha Mason. The film is about a psychologist works with a traumatized boy with elective mutism - the patient chooses not to ...more
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Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Badham

Nick of Time, starring Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton and Courtney Chase, is a 1995 political thriller film. It was directed by John Badham. It is noteworthy for taking place ...more
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Kris Kristofferson, Shelley Winters, George Segal

Released: 1973

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Blume in Love is a 1973 film written, produced and directed by Paul Mazursky, who also appears in it. It stars George Segal and Susan Anspach. Others in the cast are Kris Kristofferson, Marsha ...more
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Julia Roberts, Nick Nolte, Eugene Levy

Released: 1994

Directed by: Charles Shyer

I Love Trouble is a 1994 American romantic comedy film starring Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte. It was written and produced by the husband-and-wife team of Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer, and ...more

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alexis Bledel, Ashanti

Released: 2004

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

Bride and Prejudice is a 2004 romantic musical film directed by Gurinder Chadha. The screenplay by Chadha and Paul Mayeda Berges is a Bollywood-style adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by Jane ...more

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Carrie Fisher, Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ate de Jong

This film is a 1991 British-American fantasy comedy film directed by Ate De Jong, produced by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Working Title Films and released and distributed by New Line ...more

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Michael C. Hall, Vinessa Shaw, Marsha Mason

Released: 2004

Directed by: Tim Daly, Clark Mathis

Bereft is a 2004 television film written by Peter Ferland and directed by Tim Daly and J. Clark Mathis. Bereft is the first film Daly directed. It stars Vinessa Shaw, Michael C. Hall, Tim Blake ...more
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Cyrano de Bergerac Marsha Mason, Marc Singer, Charles Hallahan

Released: 1972

Cyrano de Bergerac is a 1972 videotaped television production of Edmond Rostand's famous play about the lovestruck swordsman with the long nose. This production was originally staged by American ...more
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Molly Ringwald, River Phoenix, Ellen Burstyn

Released: 1985

Directed by: Waris Hussein

Surviving: A Family in Crisis is a 1985 ABC television movie. Directed by Warris Hussein and starring Zach Galligan, Molly Ringwald, and River Phoenix, the film is described as a modern-day ...more
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Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jonas Ã…kerlund

Polar is a 2019 action film directed by Jonas Åkerlund, based on the comics by Victor Santos. A master assassin (Mads Mikkelsen) comes out of retirement to contend with a group of young

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Julie Benz, Denis O'Hare, Marsha Mason

Released: 2004

Directed by: Georg Stanford Brown

The Long Shot, sometimes called The Long Shot: Believe in Courage, is a Hallmark Channel original movie that aired April 18, 2004. It stars Julie Benz and Marsha Mason and centers around a ...more
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Ed Asner, Richard Chamberlain, Lee Grant

Released: 1978

Directed by: Jack O'Brien

The Good Doctor is a 1978 music drama film written by Neil Simon and directed by Jack O'Brien.
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The Image Brad Pitt, Albert Finney, Marsha Mason

Released: 1990

Directed by: Peter Werner

The Image is a 1990 film drama that originally premiered on HBO. It starred Albert Finney, John Mahoney, Kathy Baker and Marsha Mason. Minor characters were played by Swoosie Kurtz and Wendie Jo ...more
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Marsha Mason, Leslie Hope, Eugene Lipinski

Released: 1999

Directed by: David Wellington

Restless Spirits is a 1999 adventure film directed by David Wellington and written by Gail Collins and Semi Chellas.