The Best Nastassja Kinski Movies

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

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  • Paris, Texas
    1
    Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell
    44 votes
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Wim Wenders
    A disheveled man who wanders out of the desert, Travis Henderson (Harry Dean Stanton) seems to have no idea who he is. When a stranger manages to contact his brother, Walt (Dean Stockwell), Travis is awkwardly reunited with his sibling. Travis has been missing for years, and his presence unsettles Walt and his family, which also includes Travis's own son, Hunter (Hunter Carson). Soon Travis must confront his wife, Jane (Nastassja Kinski), and try to put his life back together.

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  • Tess
    2
    Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson
    36 votes
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Roman Polanski
    In Roman Polanski's take on "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," impressionable young Tess (Nastassja Kinski) is sent by her alcoholic father to visit her rich relatives and apply for a job. She's taken in and immediately seduced by her cousin, Alec (Leigh Lawson), who leaves her pregnant. She keeps it to herself and, after the child dies, begins a relationship with a respectable farmer, Angel (Peter Firth). They marry, but when Angel learns of her speckled past, he's not sure he can live with it.

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  • The Hotel New Hampshire
    3
    Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe
    17 votes
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Tony Richardson
    Based on the novel by John Irving, this unusual comedic drama follows the exploits of the eccentric hotel-operating Berry family. While there are many strange dynamics between the various members of the Berry clan, arguably the most unconventional is the almost incestuous relationship that young, handsome John (Rob Lowe) has with his pretty sister, Franny (Jodie Foster). As the patriarch, Win (Beau Bridges), tries to keep his family together, unexpected events occur, changing them all forever.

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  • Faraway, So Close!
    4
    Willem Dafoe, Lou Reed, Nastassja Kinski
    12 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Wim Wenders
    Faraway, So Close! is a 1993 film by German director Wim Wenders. The screenplay is by Wenders, Richard Reitinger and Ulrich Zieger. The film is a sequel to Wenders' 1987 film Wings of Desire. Actors Otto Sander and Bruno Ganz reprise their roles as angels visiting earth. The film also stars Nastassja Kinski, Willem Dafoe and Heinz Rühmann. It won the Grand Prix du Jury and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
  • The Day the World Ended
    5
    Randy Quaid, Nastassja Kinski, Stephen Tobolowsky
    12 votes
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Terence Gross
    The Day the World Ended is a 2001 American science fiction/horror television film and is the fourth in the Creature Features series broadcast on Cinemax. It stars Nastassja Kinski, Randy Quaid, and Bobby Edner. While not being a direct remake of the 1955 film with a similar title, it utilizes the original film by showing segments on a TV seen within the story and showing that the VHS video box cover as part of the child's interest in aliens. Some scenes were filmed in Wrightwood, California.
  • Exposed
    6
    Nastassja Kinski, Rudolf Nureyev, Harvey Keitel
    5 votes
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: James Toback
    Eager to escape her rural life in Wisconsin, the beautiful young Elizabeth Carlson (Nastassja Kinski) relocates to New York City. While acclimating to her urban surroundings, Elizabeth meets the enigmatic Daniel Jelline (Rudolf Nureyev), a handsome violinist. As she begins a romance with Daniel, Elizabeth finds out that he's much more than just a musician, and she gets involved in international espionage as he tracks Rivas (Harvey Keitel), a dangerous fugitive.