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The Best Mary-Louise Parker Movies  

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

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

Items include everything from Let the Devil Wear Black to Signs of Life.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mary-Louise Parker movies?" and "What are the greatest Mary-Louise Parker roles of all time?"

Brett Ratner and Joel Schumacher are among those who have directed Mary-Louise Parker at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Mary-Louise Parker has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Andie MacDowell and Shelley Duvall in terms of fame and success.

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Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell
Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Directed by Jon Avnet. It tells the story of a Depression-era friendship ...more
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Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren
Red is a 2010 American action comedy film directed by Robert Schwentke, inspired by the comic book series by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk
Angels in America is a 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the play of the same name by Tony Kushner. Kushner adapted his original text for the screen, and Mike Nichols directed. Set in 1985, the ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, Whoopi Goldberg
Boys on the Side is a 1995 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross. It stars Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Barrymore and Mary-Louise Parker as three friends on a cross-country road trip. The ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton
Red Dragon is a 2002 American psychological thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel of the same name. It is a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. The novel was originally ...more
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Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker
The Spiderwick Chronicles is a 2008 American fantasy adventure film. It is the film adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling series of the same name. Set in the Spiderwick ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Shalhoub, Dermot Mulroney
Longtime Companion is a 1989 film with Bruce Davison, Campbell Scott, Patrick Cassidy, and Mary-Louise Parker. The first wide-release theatrical film to deal with the subject of AIDS, the film ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, Molly Parker, Daniel MacIvor
The Five Senses is a 1999 Canadian drama film directed, written and produced by Jeremy Podeswa.
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Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker
The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, based on the novel by John Grisham. A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney ...more
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R.I.P.D. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mary-Louise Parker Movies
Ryan Reynolds, Marisa Miller, Jeff Bridges
R.I.P.D. is a 2013 American science fiction action-comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Robert Schwentke directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the comic book Rest ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack
Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz ...more
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Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Mary-Louise Parker
Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan, and written by Kasdan with his wife Meg. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about random events ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Christian Bale, Viggo Mortensen
The Portrait of a Lady is a 1996 film adaptation of Henry James's novel The Portrait of a Lady directed by Jane Campion. The film stars Nicole Kidman, Barbara Hershey, John Malkovich, ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, Sidney Poitier, Dianne Wiest
The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn is a 1999 made-for-television film, first broadcast on 9 May 1999 on CBS. This movie stars Sir Sidney Poitier as the title character, a rural Georgia carpenter, ...more
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Murder in Mind Mary-Louise Parker, Jimmy Smits, Nigel Hawthorne
Murder In Mind is a 1997 crime film directed by Andrew Morahan.
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Mary-Louise Parker, Matt Dillon, William Hurt
Mr. Wonderful is a 1993 romantic comedy film directed by Academy Award winning director Anthony Minghella. The film stars Matt Dillon, Annabella Sciorra, and features one of the few appearances ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner, Mary-Louise Parker
Naked in New York is a 1993 romantic comedy film starring Eric Stoltz, Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Jill Clayburgh, Tony Curtis, Timothy Dalton, and Kathleen Turner, and featuring multiple ...more
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Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Mary-Louise Parker
Saved! is a 2004 American teen comedy-drama film involving elements of religious satire. It was directed by Brian Dannelly and written by Dannelly and Michael Urban. It stars Jena Malone, Mandy ...more
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Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner
This film is a 2007 American western drama film written and directed by Andrew Dominik. Adaptated from Ron Hansen's 1983 novel of the same name, the film dramatizes the relationship between ...more
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Kate Winslet, Mandy Moore, Susan Sarandon
Romance & Cigarettes is a 2005 American musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John Turturro. The film stars an ensemble cast which includes James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, Mia Farrow, Giancarlo Esposito
Reckless is a 1995 American dark comedy film directed by Norman René. The screenplay by Craig Lucas is based on his 1983 play of the same title.
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Mary-Louise Parker, Rebecca Gayheart, Jill Hennessy
Pipe Dream is a 2002 romantic comedy film, starring Mary-Louise Parker and Martin Donovan. The film was directed by John C. Walsh, who previously wrote and directed the film Ed's Next Move.
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Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Vincent D'Onofrio
Signs of Life, also known as One for Sorrow, Two for Joy, is a 1989 American film by director John David Coles. The film stars Beau Bridges, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Arthur Kennedy. Kathy Bates, ...more
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Mary-Louise Parker, John Turturro, Elias Koteas
SugarTime is a 1995 film directed by John N. Smith.
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Mary-Louise Parker, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Madsen
The Maker is a 1997 American drama film written by Rand Ravich and directed by Tim Hunter. The Maker was released on October 17, 1997 in the United States of America.