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The Best Michael Moriarty Movies

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Mob Princess and Woman Wanted.

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  • Q1
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    Q

    David Carradine, Michael Moriarty

    Released1982

    Directed byLarry Cohen

    Q is a 1982 fantasy-horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael... more on Wikipedia
  • Courage Under Fire2
    16
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    Courage Under Fire

    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon

    Released1996

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • The Stuff3
    11
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    The Stuff

    Abe Vigoda, Paul Sorvino

    Released1985

    Directed byLarry Cohen

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  • Pale Rider4
    13
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    Pale Rider

    Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn

    Released1985

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    Pale Rider is a 1985 American western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, who also... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Last Detail5
    13
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    The Last Detail

    Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid

    Released1973

    Directed byHal Ashby

    The Last Detail is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jack... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bang the Drum Slowly6
    11
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    Bang the Drum Slowly

    Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello

    Released1973

    Directed byJohn D. Hancock

    Bang the Drum Slowly is a 1973 sports drama. It is film adaptation of the 1956 baseball novel... more on Wikipedia
  • Troll7
    11
    3

    Troll

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sonny Bono

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Carl Buechler

    Troll is a 1986 cult dark fantasy film directed by John Carl Buechler and produced by Charles... more on Wikipedia
  • Along Came a Spider8
    9
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    Along Came a Spider

    Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter

    Released2001

    Directed byLee Tamahori

    Along Came a Spider is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Holocaust9
    Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • A Return to Salem's Lot10
    9
    3

    A Return to Salem's Lot

    Tara Reid, Michael Moriarty

    Released1987

    Directed byLarry Cohen

    A Return to Salem's Lot is a 1987 horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen.
  • Who'll Stop the Rain11
    9
    3

    Who'll Stop the Rain

    Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld

    Released1978

    Directed byKarel Reisz

    Who'll Stop The Rain is a 1978 psychological drama film released by United Artists starring... more on Wikipedia
  • Shiloh12
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    Shiloh

    Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty

    Released1996

    Directed byChip Rosenbloom

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  • James Dean13
    9
    4

    James Dean

    James Franco, Michael Moriarty

    Released2001

    Directed byMark Rydell

    James Dean is a 2001 biographical television film based on the life of the American actor of... more on Wikipedia
  • The Hanoi Hilton14
    8
    3

    The Hanoi Hilton

    Jeffrey Jones, David Soul

    Released1987

    Directed byLionel Chetwynd

    The Hanoi Hilton is a 1987 Vietnam War film which focuses on the experiences of American... more on Wikipedia
  • Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season15
    7
    3

    Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season

    Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty

    Released1999

    Directed bySandy Tung

    Shiloh Season is a 1999 family/drama film about a boy trying to defend his dog from a man who... more on Wikipedia
  • Too Far to Go16
    6
    2

    Too Far to Go

    Glenn Close, Blythe Danner

    Released1979

    Directed byFielder Cook

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  • Neverwas17
    6
    2

    Neverwas

    Ian McKellen, Nick Nolte

    Released2005

    Directed byJoshua Michael Stern

    Neverwas is a 2005 Canadian-American fantasy drama film written and directed by Joshua Michael... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mindstorm18
    5
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    Mindstorm

    Emmanuelle Vaugier, Eric Roberts

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Pepin

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  • Nitti the Enforcer19
    3
    1

    Nitti the Enforcer

    Michael Moriarty, Anthony LaPaglia

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Switzer

    Nitti the Enforcer is a 1988 crime fiction drama film written by Lee David Zlotoff and...Amazon_watch buy button
  • The Glass Menagerie20
    5
    1

    The Glass Menagerie

    Katharine Hepburn, Sam Waterston

    Released1973

    Directed byAnthony Harvey

    The Glass Menagerie is a 1973 drama film directed by Anthony Harvey.
  • Living with the Dead21
    3
    1

    Living with the Dead

    Queen Latifah, Ted Danson

    Released2002

    Directed byStephen Gyllenhaal

    Living with the Dead is a 2002 supernatural crime drama directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Hitler Meets Christ22
    2
    1

    Hitler Meets Christ

    Michael Moriarty, Wyatt Page

    Released2007

    Directed byBrendan Keown

    Hitler Meets Christ is a film that premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival in 2007 and went... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    2
    1

    Swimming Upstream

    Elisabeth Harnois, Michael Moriarty

    Released2002

    Directed byRobert J. Emery

  • Crime of the Century24
    2
    1

    Crime of the Century

    Isabella Rossellini, Michael Moriarty

    Released1996

    Directed byMark Rydell

    Crime of the Century is a 1996 HBO television film directed by Mark Rydell. It presents a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Woman Wanted25
    6
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    Woman Wanted

    Kiefer Sutherland, Holly Hunter

    Released2000

    Directed byKiefer Sutherland

    Woman Wanted is a 1999 film directed by Kiefer Sutherland. It is based on a novel by Joanna... more on Wikipedia