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The Best New Line Cinema Movies List 

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List of New Line Cinema movies, ranked from best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. New Line Cinema produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous New Line Cinema films, including movie posters when available. It answers the questions, "What movies did New Line Cinema produce?" and "What films did New Line Cinema distribute?" Movies include everything from Inkdeath to American History X. This best New Line Cinema movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by New Line Cinema, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV New Line Cinema movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company. (263 Movies)
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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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The Lord of the Rings: T... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Line Cinema Movies List
Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Released: 2001

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the first ...more

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#20 of 367 The Best Movies Based On Books #38 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more

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A Nightmare on Elm Stree... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Line Cinema Movies List
Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

Released: 1984

Directed by: Wes Craven

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher horror film written and directed by Wes Craven, and the first film of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. The film stars ...more

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The Hobbit trilogy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Line Cinema Movies List
Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom

Released: 2012

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with large portions of ...more

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Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas

Released: 1990

Directed by: Steve Barron

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 1990 American live-action film, and the first film adaptation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. It was directed by Steve Barron and released on ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein

Released: 1994

Directed by: Chuck Russell

The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics. This film was directed by Chuck Russell, and produced by Dark ...more

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Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tony Kaye

American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, and co-stars Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott ...more

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Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

Released: 1995

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Bernie Mac, Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr, and John ...more

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The Hobbit: The Desolati... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Line Cinema Movies List
Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen

Released: 2013

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Hobbit: There and Back Again retitled to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 fantasy adventure film written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and one more and ...more

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#75 of 367 The Best Movies Based On Books #166 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #84 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Line Cinema Movies List
Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

Released: 1995

Directed by: David Fincher

Seven is a 1995 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher. The film stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, with Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey, John C. McGinley, and Kevin ...more

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#1 of 253 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #80 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #93 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti

Released: 2009

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Friday the 13th is a 2009 American slasher film written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, and directed by Marcus Nispel. The film is a reboot of the Friday the 13th film series, which began in ...more

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Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton

Released: 1999

Directed by: Rand Ravich

The Astronaut's Wife is a 1999 American science fiction/thriller film directed and written by Rand Ravich. It stars Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron.
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Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, ...more

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Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

Released: 1998

Directed by: Stephen Norrington

Blade is a 1998 American vampire superhero action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays Blade, a human-vampire hybrid ...more

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#39 of 187 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #220 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #31 of 186 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

Released: 1939

Directed by: Sam Wood, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. It was produced by David O. Selznick of Selznick International ...more

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David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah

Released: 2001

Directed by: James Isaac

Jason X is a 2001 Canadian-American science fiction slasher film directed by Jim Isaac. It is the tenth installment in the Friday the 13th film series. The film made $16,951,798 worldwide ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Charles S. Dutton

Released: 1993

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Menace II Society is a 1993 drama/hood film and the directorial debut of twin brothers Allen and Albert Hughes. Set in South Central Los Angeles, the film follows the life of a hoodlum named ...more

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Bridgette Wilson, Frank Welker, Talisa Soto

Released: 1995

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

Mortal Kombat is a 1995 American fantasy martial arts film written by Kevin Droney, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, and starring Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Bridgette Wilson, Christopher Lambert, ...more

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Martin Lawrence, George Clinton, Paul O'Grady

Released: 1990

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

House Party is a 1990 American comedy film released by New Line Cinema. It stars Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid 'n Play, and also stars Paul Anthony, Bow-Legged Lou, and B-Fine from ...more

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Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

Released: 2002

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

John Q is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Nick Cassavetes. The film follows John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out ...more

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#72 of 729 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #1,406 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #261 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

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Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

Released: 1992

Directed by: Rob Reiner

A Few Good Men is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner, based on the play by Aaron Sorkin. Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) defends Marines accused of ...more

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Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh

Released: 1986

Critters is a 1986 cult comedy horror science fiction film starring Dee Wallace-Stone, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush and Scott Grimes. It was the directorial debut of Stephen Herek who ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci. It stars Adam Sandler as a wedding singer in the 1980s and Drew Barrymore as a waitress ...more

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