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The Best Oliver Platt Movies  

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

If you think the best Oliver Platt role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Oliver Platt performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples of films on this list include Flatliners and Dr. Dolittle.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Oliver Platt movies?" and "What are the greatest Oliver Platt roles of all time?"

Ron Howard and Joel Schumacher are among those who have directed Oliver Platt at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Oliver Platt your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Peter Boyle and Kevin Pollak films lists too.

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Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey
This film is a 1996 drama film adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel of the same name, directed by Joel Schumacher. Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kevin Spacey ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Tim Curry, Kiefer Sutherland
The Three Musketeers is a 1993 Austrian-American action-adventure film from Walt Disney Pictures and Caravan Pictures, directed by Stephen Herek from a screenplay by David Loughery and starring ...more
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Lake Placid Betty White, Mariska Hargitay, Bridget Fonda
Lake Placid is a 1999 American monster horror comedy film. The film was written by David E. Kelley and directed by Steve Miner, starring Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan ...more
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Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey
Working Girl is a 1988 romantic comedy-drama film written by Kevin Wade and directed by Mike Nichols. It tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers ...more
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Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Michael Sheen
Frost/Nixon is a 2008 British-American historical drama film based on the 2006 play of the same name by Peter Morgan, who also adapted the screenplay. The film tells the story behind the ...more
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Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland
Flatliners is a 1990 American sci-fi horror thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin and Oliver Platt. Five medical ...more
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Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy
Benny & Joon is a 1993 romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two eccentric individuals, Sam and Juniper "Joon", find each other and fall in love. Aidan ...more
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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oliver Platt Movies
Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender
X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to ...more
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Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell
Executive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial debut. The film stars Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt and John Leguizamo. The ...more
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Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton
2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. It stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, ...more
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Rose McGowan, Randy Savage, Bill Goldberg
Ready to Rumble is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and written by Steven Brill, which is based on Turner Broadcasting's now defunct professional wrestling promotion, World ...more
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Heather Graham, James Woods, Jim Caviezel
Diggstown is a 1992 film directed by Michael Ritchie, and starring James Woods, Louis Gossett, Jr. and Bruce Dern. It also features Heather Graham, Oliver Platt and Randall "Tex"
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Jerry Lewis, Oliver Reed, Oliver Platt
Funny Bones is a 1995 British-American comedy-drama film from Disney's Hollywood Pictures. It was written, directed and produced by Peter Chelsom, co-produced by Simon Fields, and co-written by ...more
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Woody Allen, Steve Buscemi, Isabella Rossellini
The Impostors is a 1998 farce motion picture directed, written and produced by Stanley Tucci, starring Oliver Platt, Tucci, Alfred Molina, Tony Shalhoub, Steve Buscemi, and Billy Connolly. The ...more
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Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock
Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more
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Jim Carrey, Ashley Judd, Jan Hooks
Simon Birch is a 1998 American comedy-drama film loosely based on A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving and was directed and written for the screen by Mark Steven Johnson. The film stars Ian ...more
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton
Beethoven is a 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant and starring Charles Grodin as George Newton and Bonnie Hunt as Alice Newton. The film is the first in the Beethoven film series. ...more
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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oliver Platt Movies
Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt
Bicentennial Man is a 1999 American science fiction family comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams. Based on the novel The Positronic Man, co-written by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg, ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow
Married to the Mob is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew Modine. Michelle Pfeiffer, in something of a departure from her previous ...more
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Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty
Bulworth is a 1998 American political comedy film co-written, co-produced, directed by, and starring Warren Beatty. It co-stars Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warden, ...more
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Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow
Kinsey is a 2004 American biographical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon. It describes the life of Alfred Charles Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of sexology. His 1948 publication, ...more
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Sienna Miller, Heath Ledger, Natalie Dormer
Casanova is a 2005 American romantic film directed by Lasse Hallström starring Heath Ledger and loosely based on the life of Giacomo Casanova.
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Sandra Bullock, Liam Neeson, Oliver Platt
Gun Shy is a 2000 film directed by Eric Blakeney. An undercover DEA agent (Liam Neeson) brings down the Mafia.
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Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Platt
Letters to Juliet is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried, Christopher Egan, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael García Bernal, and Franco Nero. This was the final film of ...more
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Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Anjelica Huston
Martian Child is a 2007 American comedy-drama film about a writer who adopts a strange young boy who believes himself to be from Mars. Martian Child was released on November 2, 2007. The film ...more