The Best Mary McDonnell Movies  

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

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

List is made up of films like Crazy like a Fox and Matewan.

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

Roland Emmerich and Phil Alden Robinson are among those who have directed Mary McDonnell at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Mary McDonnell has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Patricia Heaton and Marcia Gay Harden in terms of fame and success.

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Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket
Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic western film directed, produced by, and starring Kevin Costner. It is a film adaptation of the 1988 book of the same name by Michael Blake and tells ...more
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Angela Bassett, Alfre Woodard, Mary McDonnell
Passion Fish is a 1992 American film written and directed by John Sayles. The film stars Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Vondie Curtis-Hall, David Strathairn, Leo Burmester, and Angela Bassett. ...more
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Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley
Sneakers is a 1992 caper film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, written by Robinson, Walter Parkes, and Lawrence Lasker and starring Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, ...more
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Grace Park, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff
Battlestar Galactica: Razor is a television film of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series. It premiered in the United States on Sci-Fi, in Canada on the Space channel and in the ...more
Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mary McDonnell Movies
Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox
Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal
Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Noah Wyle, Jena ...more
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Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox
10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley and Deputy Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell also returns as Sidney Prescott. A killer is after a new ...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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Mary McDonnell, Gail O'Grady, Fredric Lehne
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Replacing Dad Tippi Hedren, Mary McDonnell, Jack Coleman
Replacing Dad is a 1999 American television film directed by Joyce Chopra. Based on a Shelley Fraser Mickle novel, the film stars Mary McDonnell, William Russ, Jack Coleman and Shailene Woodley ...more
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Evidence of Blood Mary McDonnell, David Strathairn, Marnie McPhail
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James Earl Jones, Chris Cooper, Mary McDonnell
Matewan is a 1987 American drama film written and directed by John Sayles, and starring Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell and Will Oldham, with David Strathairn, Kevin Tighe and ...more
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The Locket Vanessa Redgrave, Mary McDonnell, Terry O'Quinn
The Locket is a 2002 television film directed by Karen Arthur.
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Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Monaco, Martin Short
Mumford is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is set in a small town where a new psychologist gives offbeat advice to the neurotic residents. Both the ...more
Crazy like a Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mary McDonnell Movies
Crazy like a Fox Mary McDonnell, Roger Rees, Robert Wisdom
Crazy like a Fox is a 2004 comedy-drama film about a man who is evicted from his eighth-generation family home and farm in Virginia and fights to win it back. The film stars Roger Rees and Mary ...more
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Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary McDonnell, Roger Cross
A Father's Choice is a 2000 TV film directed by Christopher Cain.
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Donald Sutherland, Matthew Fox, Mary McDonnell
Behind the Mask is a 1999 drama film written by Gregory Goodell and directed by Tom McLoughlin.
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Emmy Rossum, Mary McDonnell, James Badge Dale
An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola (Emmy Rossum), an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she ...more
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Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett
Blue Chips is a 1994 basketball drama film, directed by William Friedkin, written by Ron Shelton and starring Nick Nolte as a college coach and real-life basketball stars Shaquille O'Neal and ...more
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Ellen Burstyn, Mary McDonnell, Ted Levine
You Can Thank Me Later is a 1998 Canadian comedy drama film directed by Shimon Dotan. The film is based on a play titled Hyper-Allergenic written and adapted for the screen by Oren Safdie.
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Demi Moore, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons
Margin Call is a 2011 American independent drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The story takes place over a 36-hour period at a large Wall Street investment bank and highlights the ...more
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Killer Hair Mary McDonnell, Maggie Lawson, Finola Hughes
Killer Hair is a 2009 film written by Elisa Bell and directed by Jerry Ciccoritti.
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Patrick Swayze, Mary McDonnell, Piper Laurie
Tiger Warsaw is a 1987 drama film produced by Continental Film Group starring Patrick Swayze. The movie was written by Roy London and directed by Amin Q. Chaudhri.
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Sophia Loren, Mary McDonnell, Billy Dee Williams
Courage is a 1986 drama film written by Michael Daly and E.Jack Neuman and directed by Jeremy Kagan.