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The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies

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

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    Batman Returns
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    Batman Returns

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

    Released1992

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • 2
    Scarface
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    Scarface

    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1983

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma, and a remake of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    The Fabulous Baker Boys
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    The Fabulous Baker Boys

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges

    Released1989

    Directed bySteve Kloves

    The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    What Lies Beneath
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    What Lies Beneath

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    The Witches of Eastwick
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    38

    The Witches of Eastwick

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1987

    Directed byGeorge Miller

    The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Frankie and Johnny
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    40

    Frankie and Johnny

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino

    Released1991

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    Frankie and Johnny is a 1991 American drama film directed by Garry Marshall, and starring Al... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Ladyhawke
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    Ladyhawke

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

    Ladyhawke is a 1985 fantasy film directed by Richard Donner, starring Matthew Broderick,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    Dangerous Liaisons
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    31

    Dangerous Liaisons

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman

    Released1988

    Directed byStephen Frears

    Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 historical drama film based upon Christopher Hampton's play Les... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    The Age of Innocence
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    The Age of Innocence

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder

    Released1993

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Age of Innocence is a 1993 American film adaptation of Edith Wharton's 1920 novel of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Married to the Mob
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    28

    Married to the Mob

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin

    Released1988

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Dangerous Minds
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    42

    Dangerous Minds

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn N. Smith

    Dangerous Minds is a 1995 American drama film directed by John N. Smith, and produced by Don... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Tequila Sunrise
    78
    23

    Tequila Sunrise

    Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1988

    Directed byRobert Towne

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  • 13
    One Fine Day
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    One Fine Day

    George Clooney, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1996

    Directed byMichael Hoffman

    One Fine Day is a 1996 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Hoffman, starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 14
    White Oleander
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    White Oleander

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Kosminsky

    White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    I Am Sam
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    I Am Sam

    Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning

    Released2001

    Directed byJessie Nelson

    I Am Sam is a 2001 American drama film directed by Jessie Nelson. A mentally handicapped man... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Wolf
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    Wolf

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1994

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Wolf is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Grease 2
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    Grease 2

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar

    Released1982

    Directed byPatricia Birch

    Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Stardust
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    Stardust

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro

    Released2007

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    The Russia House
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    20

    The Russia House

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery

    Released1990

    Directed byFred Schepisi

    The Russia House is a 1990 American spy film directed by Fred Schepisi. Tom Stoppard wrote the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    The Prince of Egypt
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Love Field
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    Love Field

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert

    Released1992

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

    Love Field is a 1992 American independent drama film written by Don Roos and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    Sweet Liberty
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    Sweet Liberty

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Caine

    Released1986

    Directed byAlan Alda

    Sweet Liberty is an American comedy film written and directed by Alan Alda, and starring Alda... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Up Close & Personal
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    Up Close & Personal

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert Redford

    Released1996

    Directed byJon Avnet

    Up Close & Personal is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Into the Night
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    Into the Night

    David Bowie, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Landis

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    A Thousand Acres
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    A Thousand Acres

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Michelle Williams

    Released1997

    Directed byJocelyn Moorhouse

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