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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.

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

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David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Richard Roundtree
Q is a 1982 fantasy-horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, and Richard Roundtree.
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Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington
Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.
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Abe Vigoda, Paul Sorvino, Danny Aiello
The Stuff is a 1985 American science fiction horror comedy film written, produced, and directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael Moriarty, Garrett Morris, Andrea Marcovicci, and Paul Sorvino. ...more
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Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Michael Moriarty
Bang the Drum Slowly is a 1973 sports drama. It is film adaptation of the 1956 baseball novel of the same name by Mark Harris. It was previously dramatized in 1956 on the U.S. Steel Hour with ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn, Michael Moriarty
Pale Rider is a 1985 American western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, who also stars in the lead role. This movie bears a striking similarity to the classic Western Shane, as well ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Gilda Radner
The Last Detail is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jack Nicholson, with a screenplay adapted by Robert Towne from a 1970 novel of the same name by Darryl ...more
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sonny Bono, Michael Moriarty
Troll is a 1986 cult dark fantasy film directed by John Carl Buechler and produced by Charles Band of Empire Pictures, starring Noah Hathaway, Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack, Jenny Beck, Sonny ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Anton Yelchin
Along Came a Spider is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori. It is a sequel to the 1997 film Kiss the Girls. The screenplay by Marc Moss was adapted from the 1993 ...more
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Rosemary Harris, Tovah Feldshuh, Michael Moriarty
Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family ...more
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Tara Reid, Michael Moriarty, Evelyn Keyes
A Return to Salem's Lot is a 1987 horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen.
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Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty
Who'll Stop The Rain is a 1978 psychological drama film released by United Artists starring Nick Nolte. It was directed by Karel Reisz and produced by Herb Jaffe and Gabriel Katzka with Sheldon ...more
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Jeffrey Jones, David Soul, Michael Moriarty
The Hanoi Hilton is a 1987 Vietnam War film which focuses on the experiences of American prisoners of war who were held in the infamous Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi during the 1960s and 1970s and the ...more
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James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Edward Herrmann
James Dean is a 2001 biographical television film based on the life of the American actor of the same name. James Franco plays James Dean under the direction of Mark Rydell, who chronicles ...more
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Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson
Shiloh is a family drama film produced and directed by Dale Rosenbloom in 1996. It was shown at the Heartland Film Festival in 1996, but its general release came on April 27, 1997. The original ...more
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Emmanuelle Vaugier, Eric Roberts, Michael Ironside
Mindstorm is a 2001 Sci Fi Pictures science fiction television film directed by Richard Pepin.
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Katharine Hepburn, Sam Waterston, Michael Moriarty
The Glass Menagerie is a 1973 drama film directed by Anthony Harvey.
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Ian McKellen, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange
Neverwas is a 2005 Canadian-American fantasy drama film written and directed by Joshua Michael Stern in his directorial debut. It stars Ian McKellen, Aaron Eckhart, Brittany Murphy and Nick ...more
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Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson
Shiloh Season is a 1999 family/drama film about a boy trying to defend his dog from a man who is constantly under the influence. It is a sequel to the 1996 Shiloh.
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Fairuza Balk, Michael Moriarty, Laurene Landon
Pick Me Up is the eleventh episode of the first season of Masters of Horror. It originally aired in North America on January 20, 2006. It was based on the short story by David Schow.
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Glenn Close, Blythe Danner, Michael Moriarty
Too Far to Go is a 1979 drama film directed by Fielder Cook.
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Kiefer Sutherland, Holly Hunter, Christopher Plummer
Woman Wanted is a 1999 film directed by Kiefer Sutherland. It is based on a novel by Joanna McClelland Glass, who also wrote the screenplay. The story is about a woman who works as a housekeeper ...more
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Michael Moriarty, Antonio Sabàto, Jr.
Deadly Skies is a 2006 science-fiction television film starring Antonio Sabato, Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Dominic Zamprogna, Michael Boisvert, Rob LaBelle and Michael Moriarty. The plot concerns the ...more
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Jenny McCarthy, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Kandyse McClure
Santa Baby is an ABC Family Original Movie. It premiered on December 10, 2006 on ABC Family as part of their annual 25 Days of Christmas event. The film stars Jenny McCarthy, Ivan Sergei, and ...more
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Richard Gere, Michael Moriarty
Report to the Commissioner is a 1975 crime drama film based on James Mills' 1972 book and is also Richard Gere's film debut. The story involves a rookie cop in the New York City Police ...more
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Queen Latifah, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen
Living with the Dead is a 2002 supernatural crime drama directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starring Ted Danson, Diane Ladd, Queen Latifah, Mary Steenburgen and Jack Palance. It was inspired by ...more