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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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Notable directors that have worked with Michelle Pfeiffer include names like Tim Burton, Brian De Palma and Martin Scorsese. Michelle Pfeiffer has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Sharon Stone and Kim Basinger in terms of fame and success.

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Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito
Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film, directed and produced by Tim Burton, based upon the Batman character appearing in comics published by DC Comics. It is the second installment of ...more

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The Fabulous Baker Boys ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly
The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and directed by Steve Kloves, and starring real life brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges as two brothers ...more
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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, Scarface tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony ...more

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The Witches of Eastwick ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher
The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of the same name. Directed by George Miller, the film stars Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne, ...more

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Married to the Mob is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
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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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta
What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is the first film by ImageMovers. It stars Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer as a well-to-do ...more

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#433 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #24 of 146 The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time

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Ladyhawke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina
Ladyhawke is a 1985 fantasy film directed by Richard Donner, starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Frankie and Johnny is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Nathan Lane
Frankie and Johnny is a 1991 American drama film directed by Garry Marshall, and starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer in their first film together since Scarface. Héctor Elizondo, ...more
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The Age of Innocence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis
The Age of Innocence is a 1993 American film adaptation of Edith Wharton's 1920 novel of the same name. The film was released by Columbia Pictures, directed by Martin Scorsese, and stars Daniel ...more

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Dangerous Liaisons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves
Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 historical drama film based upon Christopher Hampton's play Les liaisons dangereuses, which in turn was a theatrical adaptation of the 18th-century French novel Les ...more

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#54 of 82 Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge #109 of 172 The Greatest Date Movies of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Tequila Sunrise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell
Tequila Sunrise is a 1988 American crime thriller film written and directed by Robert Towne. It stars Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Kurt Russell, with Raúl Juliá, J. T. Walsh, ...more
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White Oleander is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright
White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features Alison Lohman in the central role of Astrid Magnussen, and Michelle Pfeiffer as her temperamental ...more

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Dangerous Minds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia, Paula Garcés
Dangerous Minds is a 1995 American drama film directed by John N. Smith, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. It is based on the autobiography My Posse Don't Do Homework by retired ...more

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Wolf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Plummer
Wolf is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick, and an uncredited Elaine May, with music by Ennio Morricone and cinematography ...more
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Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes
Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in ...more

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#31 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #21 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Timefeaturing Every Song in Hairspray, Ranked by Singability

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I Am Sam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer
I Am Sam is a 2001 American drama film directed by Jessie Nelson. A mentally handicapped man (Sean Penn) fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter (Dakota Fanning) and in the process teaches ...more

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The Russia House is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery, Roy Scheider
The Russia House is a 1990 American spy film directed by Fred Schepisi. Tom Stoppard wrote the screenplay based on John le Carré's novel of the same name. The film stars Sean Connery, ...more
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One Fine Day is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
George Clooney, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Peet
One Fine Day is a 1996 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Hoffman, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and George Clooney as two single working parents, with Alex D. Linz and Mae Whitman ...more

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Stardust is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes
Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn. The film is based on Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust and stars an ensemble cast ...more

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Love Field is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert, Brian Kerwin
Love Field is a 1992 American independent drama film written by Don Roos and directed by Jonathan Kaplan, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Dennis Haysbert. It was released on December 11, 1992 in ...more
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Grease 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar, Connie Stevens
Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Grease 2 was produced by Allan Carr and Robert ...more

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz
Dark Shadows is a 2012 American horror comedy film loosely based on the gothic television soap opera Dark Shadows that was broadcast between 1966 and 1971. The film was directed by Tim Burton ...more

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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer
The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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Into the Night is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
David Bowie, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dan Aykroyd
Into the Night is a 1985 American comedy-thriller film directed by John Landis, starring Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film is notable for a large number of cameo appearances made by ...more

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Up Close & Personal ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Michelle Pfeiffer Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert Redford, Stockard Channing
Up Close & Personal is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Robert Redford as a news director and Michelle Pfeiffer as his protegée, with Stockard ...more