The Best Movies Directed by Mark Waters  

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including Freaky Friday and Mr. Popper's Penguins.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Mark Waters direct?” or “who is Mark Waters?” 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 Mark Waters?” and “what's a good selection of good Mark Waters movies?”

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

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

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Mark Waters has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon.

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Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more
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Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon
Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. In the film their souls are ...more
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Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker
The Spiderwick Chronicles is a 2008 American fantasy adventure film. It is the film adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling series of the same name. Set in the Spiderwick ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder
Just Like Heaven is an American romantic comedy fantasy film released on September 16, 2005, in the United States and Canada. Set in San Francisco, it was directed by Mark Waters, starring Reese ...more
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Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury
Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 2011 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters, produced by John Davis, written by Sean Anders, John Morris and Jared Stern and starring Jim Carrey, Carla ...more
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Emma Stone, Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is a 2009 American romantic comedy film whose plot is based loosely on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Mark Waters directed a script by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. ...more
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Tori Spelling, Rachael Leigh Cook, Parker Posey
The House of Yes is a 1997 American film starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Tori Spelling. The movie is based on the play of the same name, ...more
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Eva Adams Will Arnett, James Van Der Beek
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Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Gabriel Byrne
The lives of 17-year-old Rosemarie "Rose" Hathaway, a half-vampire and her vampire best friend Vasilisa "Lissa" Dragomir, at the "St Vladimir's Academy" school
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Jason Priestley, Mariel Hemingway, Dee Snider
Warning: Parental Advisory was a made for TV movie created by VH1 and directed by Mark Waters in 2002. The movie follows the story of Dee Snider and Frank Zappa, testifying before Congress ...more
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Timothy Olyphant, Monica Potter, Freddie Prinze
Head Over Heels is a 2001 American romantic comedy film directed by Mark Waters about a woman, Amanda Pierce living in New York City who works at Metropolitan Museum of Art restoring paintings. ...more