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

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The Birdcage Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Hank Azaria The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film, directed by Mike Nichols and stars Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, and Dianne Wiest. Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, and ...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 Producers Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Matthew Broderick The Producers is a 2005 American musical-comedy film directed by Susan Stroman. The film stars Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Roger Bart and Jon Lovitz. ...more

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Nicholas Nickleby Anne Hathaway, Charlie Hunnam, Christopher Plummer Nicholas Nickleby is a 2002 drama film written and directed by Douglas McGrath. The screenplay is based on The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens, which originally was ...more

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nathan Lane Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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MouseHunt Christopher Walken, Nathan Lane, Lee Evans MouseHunt is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Adam Rifkin and starring Nathan Lane and Lee Evans. It was the first family film to be released by DreamWorks. The ...more

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The Lion King 1½ Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin The Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment on February 10, 2004. ...more

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The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a 1998 American animated direct-to-video sequel to the 1994 animated feature film The Lion King. Produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation ...more

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Stuart Little Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by E. B. White. It combines live action and computer animation. The ...more

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Stuart Little 2 Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox Stuart Little 2 is a 2002 American live-action film, directed by Rob Minkoff and starring Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie and Jonathan Lipnicki and the voices of Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, Melanie ...more

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Astro Boy Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage Astro Boy is a 2009 American-Hong Konger-Chinese computer-animated action film loosely based on the manga and anime series of the same name by the Japanese writer and illustrator Osamu Tezuka. ...more

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Titan A.E. Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Janeane Garofalo Titan A.E. is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. The title refers to the spacecraft central to the plot, with A.E. ...more

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Love's Labour's Lost Alicia Silverstone, Kenneth Branagh, Emily Mortimer Love's Labour's Lost is a 2000 adaptation of the comic play of the same name by William Shakespeare, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh. It was the first feature film to be made of this ...more

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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Paris Hilton, Kate Bosworth, Ginnifer Goodwin Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! is a 2004 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Kate Bosworth, Topher Grace, and Josh Duhamel.

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Swing Vote Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer, Willie Nelson Swing Vote is a 2008 comedy-drama film about an entire U.S. presidential election determined by the vote of one man. It was directed by Joshua Michael Stern and starred Kevin Costner, Paula ...more

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Teacher's Pet Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Paul Reubens Teacher's Pet is a 2004 American animated musical comedy film based on the television series of the same name; the film ends the central storyline of the series. Produced by Disney Television ...more

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Mirror Mirror Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Sean Bean Mirror Mirror is a 2012 American comedy fantasy film based on the fairy tale "Snow White" collected by the Brothers Grimm. It is directed by Tarsem Singh and stars Lily Collins, Julia ...more

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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Uma Thurman, Jane Krakowski, Madison Pettis The Muppets mistakenly intercepting three letters sent by children to Santa Claus and their attempts to fix the problems created by their mishap.

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The Lemon Sisters Diane Keaton, Nathan Lane, Elliott Gould The Lemon Sisters is a 1990 American film from Miramax Films directed by Joyce Chopra and written by Jeremy Pikser. The film was both a commercial and critical failure after being shelved for ...more

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Isn't She Great Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese Isn't She Great is a 2000 American film, that presents a fictionalized biography of best-selling author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. The film was directed by Andrew Bergman, with a ...more

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Life with Mikey Michael J. Fox, Cyndi Lauper, Jerry Lawler Life with Mikey is a 1993 comedy film starring Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper and David Krumholtz. Tagline: He's a talent agent. She's a thief. Looks like they've ...more

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Guys and Dolls: Off the Record Nathan Lane, Peter Gallagher, Faith Prince

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The Nutcracker in 3D Elle Fanning, John Turturro, Nathan Lane Nutcracker: The Untold Story is a 2009 fantasy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and written by Chris Solimine and Andrei Konchalovsky.

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Jeffrey Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Nealon Jeffrey is a 1995 American gay romantic comedy directed by Christopher Ashley. It is based on a play depicting the life and times of Richard Jeffrey by Paul Rudnick, who also wrote the ...more

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Ironweed Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Tom Waits Ironweed is a 1987 American drama film directed by Héctor Babenco. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning homonymous novel by William Kennedy, who also wrote the screenplay. It stars ...more

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The Man Who Came to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nathan Lane Movies
The Man Who Came to Dinner Liam Neeson, Nathan Lane, Natasha Richardson The Man Who Came to Dinner is a 2000 comedy drama film directed by Jay Sandrich.

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He Said, She Said Sharon Stone, Kevin Bacon, Nathan Lane He Said, She Said is a 1991 American romantic comedy directed by Ken Kwapis and Marisa Silver and starring Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins, Nathan Lane, Anthony LaPaglia and Sharon Stone.

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The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True Jewel, Roger Daltrey, Jackson Browne The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True was a 1995 television musical performance based on the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. The book and score of the film were performed on stage at Lincoln ...more

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My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs Robert Goulet, Chita Rivera, Peter Gallagher My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs is a TV episode.

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At First Sight Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Nathan Lane At First Sight is a 1999 American romantic drama film starring Val Kilmer and Mira Sorvino, based on the essay "To See and Not See" in neurologist Oliver Sacks' book An Anthropologist ...more

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Trixie Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane Trixie is a 2000 American mystery-crime film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Emily Watson, Nick Nolte, Will Patton and Brittany Murphy.