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The Best Movies Directed by Joel Schumacher  

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List of all movies directed by Joel Schumacher ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Joel Schumacher are listed here and include movie posters and Joel Schumacher movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Joel Schumacher as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Joel Schumacher 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 Joel Schumacher film is can be factored into this list.

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

This list below has everything from The Lost Boys to Batman & Robin.

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Joel Schumacher has been fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including George Clooney and Michael Fassbender.

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Joel Schumacher
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim
The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, ...more
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Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld
Falling Down is a 1993 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Ebbe Roe Smith. The film stars Michael Douglas in the lead role of William Foster, a divorcé and unemployed ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey
This film is a 1996 drama film adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel of the same name, directed by Joel Schumacher. Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kevin Spacey ...more
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Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell, Jared Leto
Phone Booth is a 2002 American psychological thriller film about a man who is held hostage in a telephone booth by a sniper. It stars Colin Farrell, Forest Whitaker, Katie Holmes, Radha Mitchell ...more
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Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland
Flatliners is a 1990 American sci-fi horror thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin and Oliver Platt. Five medical ...more
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Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson
St. Elmo's Fire is a 1985 American coming-of-age film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film, starring Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and Mare ...more
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Colin Farrell, Michael Shannon, Cole Hauser
Tigerland is a 2000 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher starring Colin Farrell in the role of Private Roland Bozz, and takes place in a training camp for soldiers to be sent to Vietnam. ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey
Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the third installment of the initial ...more
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Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker
The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, based on the novel by John Grisham. A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini
8mm is a 1999 American-German mystery thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by Andrew Kevin Walker. The film stars Nicolas Cage as a private investigator who delves into the ...more
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Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Bauer
Flawless is a 1999 crime comedy-drama film that stars Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It was directed by Joel Schumacher, who also wrote the screenplay. Other cast members include ...more
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Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman
The Number 23 is a 2007 American psychological thriller film written by Fernley Phillips and directed by Joel Schumacher. Starring Jim Carrey, the film was released in the United States on ...more
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Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Ciarán Hinds
Veronica Guerin is a 2003 Irish biographical film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role. The screenplay by Carol Doyle and Mary Agnes Donoghue focuses on ...more
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Isabella Rossellini, Ted Danson, Sean Young
Cousins is a 1989 American romantic comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen, Keith Coogan, Lloyd Bridges and Norma ...more
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Julia Roberts, Ellen Burstyn, Vincent D'Onofrio
Dying Young is a 1991 American romance film, directed by Joel Schumacher. It is based on a novel of the same name by Marti Leimbach, and stars Julia Roberts and Campbell Scott with Vincent ...more
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Choose or Lose
Choose or Lose is a 2008 news film directed by Joel Schumacher.
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Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, Cam Gigandet
Trespass is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film stars Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman as a married couple taken hostage by extortionists. Shooting on the project ...more
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Man in the Mirror Selenis Leyva, Julito McCullum, E.J. Bonilla
Man in the Mirror is 2011 short film written by Treviny Marie Colon and directed by Joel Schumacher.
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Harvey Keitel, Dyan Cannon, Robby Benson
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Lily Tomlin, Ned Beatty, Charles Grodin
The Incredible Shrinking Woman is a 1981 science fiction/comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher, written by Jane Wagner and starring Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, John Glover and ...more
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Emma Roberts, 50 Cent, Kiefer Sutherland
Twelve is a 2010 American-French crime drama teen film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film was written by Jordan Melamed, adapted from Nick McDonell's novel of the same name. The film, a story ...more
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Dennis Quaid, Don Johnson, Kyle Richards
Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill is a 1979 tv film directed by Joel Schumacher.
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Michael Fassbender, Henry Cavill, Wentworth Miller
Blood Creek, previously known as Creek and Town Creek, is a horror film directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Michael Fassbender as the main antagonist and written by Dave Kajganich. The film ...more
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Batman & Robin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Joel Schumacher
Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Uma Thurman
Batman & Robin is a 1997 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the fourth and final installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series. The film was ...more