The Best Mia Sara Movies 

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

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

List features The Set-Up, By the Sword and more.

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

Ridley Scott and John Hughes have both worked with Mia Sara over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mia Sara Movies
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones
Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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Tom Cruise, Tim Curry, Mia Sara
Legend is a 1985 British-American fantasy adventure film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert, and ...more

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#235 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #314 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver
Timecop is a 1994 science fiction action film directed by Peter Hyams and co-written by Mike Richardson and Mark Verheiden. Richardson also served as executive producer. The film is based on ...more

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Melanie Griffith, James Gandolfini, Mia Sara
A Stranger Among Us is a 1992 film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Melanie Griffith. It tells the story of an undercover police officer's experiences in a Hasidic community. It was entered ...more
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Mia Sara, Jeff Fahey
Blindsided is a 1993 drama mystery TV movie written and directed by Thomas Michael Donnelly.
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Call of the Wild
Mia Sara
Call of the Wild is a 1993 TV film directed by Michael Toshiyuki Uno.
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Eric Roberts, Mia Sara, Abraham Murphy
By the Sword is a 1991 film starring F. Murray Abraham and Eric Roberts as world-class fencers. Directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan, this is the first feature film about fencing. Although some reviews ...more
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Daryl Hannah, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story is a 2001 American television miniseries. It was directed by Brian Henson and was a co-production of Hallmark Entertainment and Jim Henson Television. It ...more
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Anthony Perkins, Mia Sara, Jack Coleman
Daughter of Darkness is a 1990 film made for television, directed by horror director Stuart Gordon.
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Mia Sara, Michelle Forbes, J. T. Walsh
Black Day Blue Night is an American crime/thriller film. Released in both 1995 and 1996.
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Michael Caine, Patrick Dempsey, Mia Sara
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1997 television film produced by Village Roadshow Pictures, based on the novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
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Mia Sara, Jeff Fahey, Maxwell Caulfield
The Fairy Princess: Secret of the Crystal is a 1999 comedy drama film written by Gus Silber and Stephen Ronald Francis and directed by David Lister.
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Michael Madsen, Mia Sara, Ned Beatty
Shadows in the Storm is a 1988 drama/thriller film by Terrell Tannen.
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Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Mia Sara
Bullet to Beijing is a 1995 made-for-television film that continues the adventures of the fictional spy Harry Palmer, who appeared in the 1960s films The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin, and ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mia Sara
The Pompatus of Love is a 1996 film that tells the story of four guys discussing women and the meaning of the word "pompatus". This made-up word is found in two Steve Miller songs, ...more
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Mia Sara, Charles Durning, Robert Miano
Turn of Faith is a 2001 film directed by Charles Jarrott. It stars Ray Mancini and Mia Sara.
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Ron Perlman, Robert Vaughn, Mia Sara
Hoodlum & Son is a 2003 comedy-crime film.
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Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Mia Sara
The Maddening is a 1995 psychological thriller film directed by Danny Huston. Based on a novel by Andrew Neiderman, published under the title Playmates, this was a direct-to-video creepfest ...more
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The Set-Up
James Coburn, Billy Zane, Mia Sara
The Set-Up is a 1995 crime thriller film. Directed by Strathford Hamilton. It was based on a novel by James Hadley Chase
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Hard Time
Burt Reynolds, Billy Dee Williams, Mia Sara
Hard Time is a 1998 TV film directed by Burt Reynolds.
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The Impossible Elephant
Mia Sara, Nicholas Lea, Mark Rendall
The Impossible Elephant is a 2001 adventure family film written by Robert C. Cooper and directed by Martin Wood .
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Undertow is a 1996 action thriller TV movie written by Eric Red, Kathryn Bigelow and directed by Eric Red.
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Mia Sara, Colin Egglesfield
Lost in Oz is a 2002 television pilot for a planned series, an original sequel to The Wizard of Oz, inspired by the Oz books of L. Frank Baum. The series was planned to start September 1, 2002, ...more
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A Climate for Killing
Mia Sara
A Climate for Killing is a 1991 drama film written and directed by J.S. Cardone.
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Big Time
Mia Sara, Ron Silver, Adrian Pasdar
Big Time is a 1989 film directed by Jan Egleson.