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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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    Full Metal Jacket
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    Full Metal Jacket

    Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

    Released1987

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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    Memphis Belle
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    Memphis Belle

    John Lithgow, Sean Astin

    Released1990

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

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  • 3
    Any Given Sunday
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    Any Given Sunday

    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino

    Released1999

    Directed byOliver Stone

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    Flowers for Algernon
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    Flowers for Algernon

    Kelli Williams, Matthew Modine

    Released2000

    Directed byJeff Bleckner

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  • 5
    Short Cuts
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    Short Cuts

    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore

    Released1993

    Directed byRobert Altman

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  • 6
    Transporter 2
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    Transporter 2

    Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord

    Released2005

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

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  • 7
    Le Divorce
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    Le Divorce

    Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts

    Released2003

    Directed byJames Ivory

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  • 8
    Bye Bye Love
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    Bye Bye Love

    Eliza Dushku, Jack Black

    Released1995

    Directed bySam Weisman

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  • 9
    Mrs. Soffel
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    Mrs. Soffel

    Mel Gibson, Heather Graham

    Released1984

    Directed byGillian Armstrong

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  • 10
    Orphans
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    Orphans

    Albert Finney, Matthew Modine

    Released1987

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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  • 11
    Private School
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    Private School

    Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell

    Released1983

    Directed byNoel Black

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  • 12
    Hitler: The Rise of Evil
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    Hitler: The Rise of Evil

    Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies

    Released2003

    Directed byChristian Duguay

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  • 13
    Cutthroat Island
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    Cutthroat Island

    Geena Davis, Frank Langella

    Released1995

    Directed byRenny Harlin

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  • 14
    Vision Quest
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    Vision Quest

    Madonna, Forest Whitaker

    Released1985

    Directed byHarold Becker

    Vision Quest is a 1985 coming of age drama film starring Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 15
    Streamers
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    Streamers

    David Alan Grier, Matthew Modine

    Released1983

    Directed byRobert Altman

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  • 16
    Fluke
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    Fluke

    Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman

    Released1995

    Directed byCarlo Carlei

    Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Too Big to Fail
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    Too Big to Fail

    Paul Giamatti, James Woods

    Released2011

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

    Too Big to Fail is a U.S. television drama film first broadcast on HBO on May 23, 2011 based... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    What the Deaf Man Heard
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    What the Deaf Man Heard

    Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn Kent Harrison

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  • 19
    West Texas Lullaby
    18
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    West Texas Lullaby

    Heather Graham, Val Kilmer

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Isaacs

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  • 20
    Mary
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    Mary

    Victoria Justice, Heather Graham

    Released2006

    Directed byAbel Ferrara

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  • 21
    Hollywood North
    12
    4

    Hollywood North

    Jennifer Tilly, Matthew Modine

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter O'Brian

    Hollywood North is a 2003 film starring Matthew Modine and Jennifer Tilly. It is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Jacob
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    Jacob

    Sean Bean, Christoph Waltz

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Hall

    Jacob is a German/Italian/American television movie from 1994, based on the novel Giacobbe by... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    The Neighbor
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    The Neighbor

    Matthew Modine, Yvette Nicole Brown

    Released2008

    Directed byEddie O'Flaherty

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  • 24
    Birdy
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    Birdy

    Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine

    Released1984

    Directed byAlan Parker

    Birdy is a 1984 American drama film directed by Alan Parker and starring Matthew Modine and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hotel New Hampshire
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    The Hotel New Hampshire

    Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe

    Released1984

    Directed byTony Richardson

    The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel of the... more on Wikipedia

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