film The Best Movies Directed by Garry Marshall, Ranked  

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List Rules Movies directed by Garry Marshall only.

List of all movies directed by Garry Marshall ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Garry Marshall are listed here and include movie posters and Garry Marshall movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Garry Marshall as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Garry Marshall movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Garry Marshall film is can be factored into this list.

From Garry Marshall's studio films to Garry Marshall's independent films, this Garry Marshall filmography keeps tabs on all Garry Marshall movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This list has a variety of movies, like The Princess Diaries and Pretty Woman, in it.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Garry Marshall direct?” or “who is Garry Marshall?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Garry Marshall?” and “what's a good selection of good Garry Marshall movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Garry Marshall films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Garry Marshall works.

All Garry Marshall director credits are included. This list of every movie that Garry Marshall has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Garry Marshall movie is and which actors starred in the Garry Marshall film.

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Who has Garry Marshall worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Al Pacino, Jessica Alba, and Tom Hanks.

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Pretty Woman Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria Pretty Woman is a 1990 American romantic comedy film set in Los Angeles. Written by J. F. Lawton and directed by Garry Marshall, it stars Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, and features Hector ...more

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Beaches Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey Beaches, is a 1988 American comedy-drama film adapted by Mary Agnes Donoghue from the Iris Rainer Dart novel of the same name. It was directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Bette Midler, Barbara ...more

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The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney Houston and directed by Garry Marshall. It is based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Overboard Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Roddy McDowall Overboard is a 1987 American romantic comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. It was directed by Garry Marshall, produced by Roddy McDowall, and loosely inspired by the 1974 Italian ...more

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Runaway Bride Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni Runaway Bride is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.The screenplay was written by Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott and Audrey ...more

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Frankie and Johnny 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 Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement is a 2004 American comedy film and the sequel to 2001's The Princess Diaries. Unlike the first film, this movie is not based on any of the books. Most of ...more

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Valentine's Day Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway Valentine's Day is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. The screenplay and the story were written by Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. The film ...more

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New Year's Eve Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Sofía Vergara New Year's Eve is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. Like Valentine's Day, it depicts a series of holiday vignettes of the state of several romances and features a ...more

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The Flamingo Kid Marisa Tomei, John Turturro, Janet Jones The Flamingo Kid is a 1984 American comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and written by Marshall, Neal Marshall and Bo Goldman. It stars Matt Dillon, Richard Crenna, Hector Elizondo, Janet ...more

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The Other Sister Diane Keaton, Poppy Montgomery, Juliette Lewis The Other Sister is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and stars Juliette Lewis, Giovanni Ribisi, Diane Keaton, and Tom Skerritt. It was filmed in Long Beach, ...more

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Raising Helen Paris Hilton, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Hudson Raising Helen is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler. It stars Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere, ...more

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Nothing in Common Tom Hanks, Sela Ward, Jackie Gleason Nothing in Common is a 1986 comedy-drama film, directed by Garry Marshall. It stars Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason in what would prove to be Gleason's final film role - he was suffering from colon ...more

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Georgia Rule Lindsay Lohan, Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Garrett Hedlund, and Cary Elwes. The ...more

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Dear God Odette Annable, David Hasselhoff, Coolio Dear God is a 1996 comedy film distributed by Paramount Pictures, directed by Garry Marshall and starring Greg Kinnear and Laurie Metcalf. The song of the same title by Midge Ure was used in the ...more

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Dear Eleanor Abigail Breslin, Spencer Breslin, Taylor Lautner

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The Lottery Bette Midler The Lottery is a 1989 film directed by Garry Marshall shown at the then Disney MGM Studios in line for the first versions of the Studio Backlot Tour. It was a short comedy film, demonstrating ...more

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Exit to Eden Rosie O'Donnell, Dan Aykroyd, Dana Delany Exit to Eden is a 1994 American comedy-thriller film directed by Garry Marshall and adapted to the screen by Deborah Amelon and Bob Brunner from Anne Rampling's novel of the same name. The ...more

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Young Doctors in Love Susan Lucci, Sean Young, Michael Richards Young Doctors in Love is a 1982 comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. Similar in tone to the Airplane! movies, it spoofs a variety of medical shows and has many guest stars from ABC soap ...more