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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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A Time to Kill Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey A Time to Kill 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 ...more

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The Three Musketeers 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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Flatliners 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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Executive Decision 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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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oliver Platt Movies
X-Men: First Class 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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Working Girl 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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Frost/Nixon 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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Benny & Joon 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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2012 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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Simon Birch 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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Dr. Dolittle 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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Ready to Rumble 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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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oliver Platt Movies
Bicentennial Man 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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Beethoven 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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Diggstown 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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The Impostors 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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Married to the Mob 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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Kinsey 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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Casanova 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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Bulworth 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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Gun Shy 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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The Ice Harvest John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Randy Quaid The Ice Harvest is a 2005 thriller comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Richard Russo and Robert Benton, based on the novel of the same name by Scott Phillips. It stars John ...more

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Love & Other Drugs Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jaimie Alexander Love & Other Drugs is a 2010 romantic comedy film written and directed by Edward Zwick and based on the non-fiction book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman by Jamie Reidy. The ...more

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Funny Bones 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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Martian Child 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

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Letters to Juliet 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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Tall Tale Patrick Swayze, William H. Macy, Burgess Meredith Tall Tale, also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill is a 1995 American western adventure fantasy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It stars Scott Glenn, Oliver ...more

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Dangerous Beauty Naomi Watts, Jacqueline Bissett, Oliver Platt Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz and starring Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, and Oliver Platt. Based on the non-fiction book The ...more

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Three to Tango Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott Three to Tango is a 1999 romantic comedy film starring Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott and Oliver Platt.

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Pieces of April Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Alison Pill Pieces of April is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges. The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. The name is taken from a 1972 hit song by Three Dog ...more

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Don't Say a Word Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy Don't Say a Word is a 2001 psychological thriller film starring Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy and Sean Bean based on the novel of the same title by Andrew Klavan. Don't Say a Word was ...more

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The Ten Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Rashida Jones The Ten is a 2007 American comedy film, directed by David Wain and cowritten by Wain and Ken Marino, released through ThinkFilm. The film was released on August 3, 2007. The DVD was released on ...more

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Loverboy Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Bacon Loverboy is a 2005 dramatic film. It was directed by Kevin Bacon and the cast includes his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, as well as both of their children, Travis and Sosie. Thus far, it is the only film ...more

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Postcards from the Edge Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Carrie Fisher is based on her 1987 semi-autobiographical novel of the same title. The ...more

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Zig Zag Wesley Snipes, Patton Oswalt, Natasha Lyonne Zig Zag is a 2002 film directed by David S. Goyer, based on the 1999 novel by Landon J. Napoleon.

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The Bronx Is Burning The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 10, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's ...more

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The Infiltrator Oliver Platt, Alex Kingston, Alan King The Infiltrator is an American film about an Israeli freelance journalist who travels to Germany circa the early 1990s and uncovers a story about a dangerously pervasive underground Neo-Nazi ...more

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Strip Search Kerry Washington, Rashida Jones, Maggie Gyllenhaal Strip Search is a drama film made for the HBO network, first aired on April 27, 2004. The film explores the status of individual liberties in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks and ...more

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The Oranges Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Allison Janney The Oranges is a 2011 romantic comedy film directed by Julian Farino.

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Please Give Amanda Peet, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Keener "Kate (Catherine Keener) and Alex (Oliver Platt), a married couple who run a successful business reselling estate-sale furniture, live in Manhattan with their teenage daughter, Abby. ...more

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The Temp Faye Dunaway, Oliver Platt, Maura Tierney The Temp is a 1993 thriller film starring Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle and Faye Dunaway. It was released from Paramount Pictures on February 12, 1993. Parts of the movie were filmed on the ...more

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Liberty Stands Still Wesley Snipes, Oliver Platt, Linda Fiorentino Liberty Stands Still is a 2002 crime thriller drama film starring Wesley Snipes and Linda Fiorentino. Directed by Kari Skogland, it is a thriller about a man seeking revenge for his daughter's ...more

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The Thick Of It Oliver Platt, Alex Borstein, John Michael Higgins The Thick Of It is a 2007 film directed by Christopher Guest.

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Year One Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd Year One is a 2009 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, and produced by Judd Apatow. The film stars Jack Black and Michael Cera, and features Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Hank Azaria. The film ...more

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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Lea Michele, Kelsey Grammer, Patrick Stewart Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return is a 2013 American-Indian 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film that is loosely based on Dorothy of Oz by L. Frank Baum's great-grandson Roger Stanton Baum. ...more

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CinderElmo Keri Russell, Oliver Platt, Kathy Najimy CinderElmo is a 65-minute television film that aired on Fox in the United States on December 6, 1999. It was released on VHS in the United States/Canada and the Netherlands. The special was ...more

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Ash Wednesday Rosario Dawson, Elijah Wood, Oliver Platt Ash Wednesday is a 2002 crime drama film starring Edward Burns, Elijah Wood, and Rosario Dawson. The film is set in the Hell's Kitchen of the early 1980s and is about a pair of Irish-American ...more

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Wonder Woman Rosario Dawson, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion Wonder Woman is a 2009 direct-to-DVD animated superhero film focusing on the superheroine of the same name. The plot of the film is loosely based on George Pérez's reboot of the ...more

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Gods Behaving Badly Sharon Stone, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken Gods Behaving Badly is a 2012 drama comedy film directed by Marc Turtletaub.