The Best Nancy Allen Movies

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

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List is made up of a variety of films, including Out of Sight and Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return.

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Nancy Allen is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Stephen King, Steven Spielberg and Brian De Palma.

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  • Blow Out
    1
    John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow
    12 votes
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Brian De Palma
    While recording sound effects for a slasher flick, Jack Terri (John Travolta) stumbles upon a real-life horror: a car careening off a bridge and into a river. Jack jumps into the water and fishes out Sally (Nancy Allen) from the car, but the other passenger is already dead -- a governor intending to run for president. As Jack does some investigating of his tapes, and starts a perilous romance with Sally, he enters a tangled web of conspiracy that might leave him dead.

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  • RoboCop
    2
    Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox
    11 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
    In the dystopian future of RoboCop, Detroit Police Officer Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) is brutally murdered. Omni Consumer Products (OCP), a mega-corporation controlling Detroit, seizes this opportunity for their latest project - a crime-fighting cyborg. Resurrected as RoboCop, Murphy patrols the lawless streets, struggling to retain his humanity while enforcing the law with an iron fist. Directed by Paul Verhoeven, this 1987 action-packed sci-fi thriller is noted for its innovative blend of cyberpunk aesthetics and social commentary. It won an Academy Award for Sound Effects Editing, proving its technical prowess alongside its narrative depth.

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  • The Philadelphia Experiment
    3
    Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas
    9 votes
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Stewart Raffill
    In 1943, a top-secret experiment aboard a Navy destroyer backfires and two sailors are propelled to 1984.

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  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand
    4
    Nancy Allen, Bobby Di Cicco, Marc McClure
    8 votes
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
    In 1964, a group of New Jersey teenagers make it their mission to travel to New York City in order to catch the Beatles' very first performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Pam (Nancy Allen) is engaged, and hopes to live it up a bit before marriage. Grace (Theresa Saldana) aspires to be a photographer, and thinks snapping a few pics of the group will accelerate her career. And Janis (Susan Kendall Newman) just wants to complain about how the band brings down serious art.
  • Carrie
    5
    Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, William Katt
    11 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Brian De Palma
    In the chilling horror flick Carrie, a high school girl named Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) grapples with her emerging telekinetic powers, under the oppressive reign of her fanatically religious mother, Margaret (Piper Laurie). A pariah at school, she's tormented by her peers and misunderstood at home. When a cruel prank at the prom triggers her abilities, the night descends into terror. Directed by Brian De Palma, this film is based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. Nominated for two Academy Awards, it remains a classic in the horror genre.

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  • The Last Detail
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    Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid
    9 votes
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Hal Ashby
    When sailor Larry Meadows (Randy Quaid) is sentenced to eight years in a New Hampshire prison, Navy lifers Billy Buddusky (Jack Nicholson) and Mule Mulhall (Otis Young) are assigned to escort him there from Virginia. Along the way, they warm up to their prisoner, indulging him in small ways such as making excursions to a brothel, and to his mother's house. As they get closer to their destination, their fondness for Larry makes it harder for them to execute their orders.

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