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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.

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The list you're viewing contains films like Memphis Belle and Any Given Sunday.

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Matthew Modine has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Christopher Nolan and Stanley Kubrick.

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Matthew Modine Movies
Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey
Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford's novel The Short-Timers. The film ...more
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Madonna, Forest Whitaker, Linda Fiorentino
Vision Quest is a 1985 coming of age drama film starring Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, and Ronny Cox. It is based on Terry Davis' novel of the same name. Modine plays a Spokane high school ...more
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John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick
Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick. The film featured an all-star cast with Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and Harry Connick Jr. in leading ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine, Marshall Bell
Birdy is a 1984 American drama film directed by Alan Parker and starring Matthew Modine and Nicolas Cage. It is based on the novel of the same name by William Wharton, although the film is set ...more
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Matthew Modine, Christine Lahti, Daphne Zuniga
Gross Anatomy is a 1989 American drama film directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring Matthew Modine, Daphne Zuniga and Christine Lahti. It was released by Touchstone Pictures.
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Jennifer Grey, Stellan SkarsgÄrd, Matthew Modine
Wind is a film released in 1992. The movie was directed by Carroll Ballard and starred Matthew Modine, Jennifer Grey and Cliff Robertson.
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow
Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew Modine. Michelle Pfeiffer, in something of a departure from her previous ...more
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Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, Richard Gere
And the Band Played On is a 1993 American television film docudrama directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The teleplay by Arnold Schulman is based on the best-selling 1987 non-fiction book And the ...more
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Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith, Tippi Hedren
Pacific Heights is a 1990 psychological thriller film directed by John Schlesinger, written by Daniel Pyne, and starring Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, and Michael Keaton. Griffith's ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx
Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, ...more
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Kelli Williams, Matthew Modine, Bonnie Bedelia
Flowers for Algernon is a 2000 American-Canadian television film directed by Jeff Bleckner, based on the novel by Daniel Keyes.
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Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins
Short Cuts is a 1993 American drama film directed by Robert Altman. Filmed from a screenplay by Altman and Frank Barhydt, it is inspired by nine short stories and a poem by Raymond Carver. ...more
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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Matthew Modine Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman
The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more
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Eliza Dushku, Jack Black, Janeane Garofalo
Bye Bye Love is a 1995 American comedy-drama film that deals with the central issue of divorce. It was directed by Sam Weisman and written by Gary David Goldberg and Brad Hall. It stars Matthew ...more
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David Alan Grier, Matthew Modine, George Dzundza
Streamers is a 1983 film adapted by David Rabe from his play of the same title. The film was directed by Robert Altman and produced by Robert Michael Geisler and John Roberdeau. The cast ...more
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Albert Finney, Matthew Modine, Kevin Anderson
Orphans is a 1987 film directed by Alan J. Pakula. It was written by Lyle Kessler, based on his play.
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Geena Davis, Frank Langella, Matthew Modine
Cutthroat Island is a 1995 romantic comedy action adventure film directed by Renny Harlin. The film stars Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, and Frank Langella. The film, having endured a notoriously ...more
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Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Glenn Close
Le Divorce is a 2003 Merchant Ivory Productions film directed by James Ivory from a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Ivory, based on Diane Johnson's best-selling novel.
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Michael Gambon, Albert Finney, Jim Sturgess
The Browning Version is a 1994 film directed by Mike Figgis and starring Albert Finney. The film is based on the 1948 play by Terence Rattigan, which was previously adapted for film under the ...more
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Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Sylvia Kristel
Private School is a 1983 teen oriented sex comedy film, directed by Noel Black. Starring Phoebe Cates and Matthew Modine, it follows a teenage couple attempting to have sex for the first time.
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Kathleen Turner, Steve Buscemi, Christopher Lloyd
The Real Blonde is a 1998 movie directed and written by Tom DiCillo. It stars Matthew Modine, Catherine Keener, and Maxwell Caulfield. The film is a satire on New York's fashion and ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman, Nancy Travis
Fluke is a 1995 film directed by Carlo Carlei and starring Matthew Modine as the voice of the title character with supporting roles featuring Eric Stoltz, Nancy Travis, Max Pomeranc, Bill Cobbs, ...more
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Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord, Amber Valletta
Transporter 2 is a 2005 French action film directed by Louis Leterrier and produced by Luc Besson. It is the sequel to The Transporter. It is followed by Transporter 3. The film stars Jason ...more
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Paul Giamatti, James Woods, Topher Grace
Too Big to Fail is a U.S. television drama film first broadcast on HBO on May 23, 2011 based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's non-fiction book Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and ...more
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Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones, Frankie Muniz
A boy en route to a quiet Georgia town with his mother is taken in by two employees of the local bus depot after his mother disappears. He grows up in the community pretending to be deaf and ...more