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The Best Matthew Modine Movies

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

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

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    Memphis Belle

    John Lithgow, Sean Astin
    Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick. The...  more

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    Gross Anatomy

    Matthew Modine, Christine Lahti
    Gross Anatomy is a 1989 American drama film directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring Matthew...  more
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    Any Given Sunday

    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino
    Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional...  more

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    Full Metal Jacket

    Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey
    Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by...  more

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    Married to the Mob

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin
    Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring...  more

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    And the Band Played On

    Ian McKellen, Steve Martin
    And the Band Played On is a 1993 American television film docudrama directed by Roger...  more

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    Flowers for Algernon

    Kelli Williams, Matthew Modine
    Flowers for Algernon is a 2000 American-Canadian television film directed by Jeff Bleckner,...  more
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    Transporter 2

    Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord
    Transporter 2 is a 2005 French action film directed by Louis Leterrier and produced by Luc...  more
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    Short Cuts

    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore
    Short Cuts is a 1993 American drama film directed by Robert Altman. Filmed from a screenplay...  more

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    Le Divorce

    Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts
    Le Divorce is a 2003 Merchant Ivory Productions film directed by James Ivory from a screenplay...  more
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    Private School

    Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell
    Private School is a 1983 teen oriented sex comedy film, directed by Noel Black. Starring...  more

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    Bye Bye Love

    Eliza Dushku, Jack Black
    Bye Bye Love is a 1995 American comedy-drama film that deals with the central issue of...  more

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    Mrs. Soffel

    Mel Gibson, Heather Graham
    Mrs. Soffel is a 1984 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong, starring Diane Keaton...  more
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    Vision Quest

    Madonna, Forest Whitaker
    Vision Quest is a 1985 coming of age drama film starring Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, and...  more

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    Cutthroat Island

    Geena Davis, Frank Langella
    Cutthroat Island is a 1995 romantic comedy action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin. The...  more
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    Streamers

    David Alan Grier, Matthew Modine
    Streamers is a 1983 film adapted by David Rabe from his play of the same title. The film was...  more
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    Hitler: The Rise of Evil

    Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies
    Hitler: The Rise of Evil is a Canadian TV miniseries in two parts, directed by Christian...  more
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    Orphans

    Albert Finney, Matthew Modine
    Orphans is a 1987 film directed by Alan J. Pakula. It was written by Lyle Kessler, based on...  more
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    Fluke

    Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman
    Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the...  more

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    Too Big to Fail

    Paul Giamatti, James Woods
    Too Big to Fail is a U.S. television drama film first broadcast on HBO on May 23, 2011 based...  more
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    What the Deaf Man Heard

    Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones
    A boy en route to a quiet Georgia town with his mother is taken in by two employees of the...  more
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    West Texas Lullaby

    Heather Graham, Val Kilmer
    Have Dreams, Will Travel is a 2007 drama film set in the 1960s. It was written and directed by...  more
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    Mary

    Victoria Justice, Heather Graham
    Mary is a 2005 drama thriller film, written and directed by American director Abel Ferrara....  more
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    Hollywood North

    Jennifer Tilly, Matthew Modine
    Hollywood North is a 2003 film starring Matthew Modine and Jennifer Tilly. It is a...  more
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    Jacob

    Sean Bean, Christoph Waltz
    Jacob is a German/Italian/American television movie from 1994, based on the novel Giacobbe by...  more