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The Best Olivia Newton-John Movies

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Olivia Newton-John & the Sydney Symphony: Live at the Sydney Opera House and Funny Things Happen Down Under.

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  • 1

    Grease

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
    127
    17

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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  • 2

    Xanadu

    Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly
    117
    29

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Greenwald

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  • 3

    Sordid Lives

    Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges
    59
    10

    Released2000

    Directed byDel Shores

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  • 4

    Olivia Newton-John: Video Gold 1

    Olivia Newton-John
    59
    12

    Released2005

  • 5

    Two of a Kind

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
    78
    34

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Herzfeld

    Two of a Kind is a 1983 American romantic comedy film directed by John Herzfeld starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. The original musical score was composed by Patrick Williams. Travolta...  more

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  • 6

    It's My Party

    Olivia Newton-John, Margaret Cho
    51
    11

    Released1996

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    It's My Party is a 1996 American drama film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, it was one of the first feature films to address the topic of AIDS patients passing with dignity. The film is based...  more
  • 7

    A Mom for Christmas

    Olivia Newton-John, Doris Roberts
    66
    24

    Released1990

    Directed byGeorge T. Miller

    A Mom for Christmas is a 1990 fantasy/comedy television movie directed by George T. Miller and starring Olivia Newton-John. Based on the book A Mom by Magic by Barbara Dillon, the film originally...  more
  • 8

    Olivia Newton-John: Video Gold 2

    Olivia Newton-John
    49
    12

    Released2005

  • 9

    Olivia Newton-John & the Sydney Symphony: Live at the Sydney Opera House

    Olivia Newton-John
    31
    9

    Released2007

  • 10

    A Few Best Men

    Olivia Newton-John, Rebel Wilson
    41
    22

    Released2011

    Directed byStephan Elliott

    A Few Best Men is a 2011 Australian comedy film written by Dean Craig and directed by Stephan Elliott. The film stars Xavier Samuel as a young groom heading to the Australian Blue Mountains with his...  more
  • 11

    Score: A Hockey Musical

    Olivia Newton-John, Nelly Furtado
    26
    15

    Released2010

    Directed byMichael McGowan

    "A seventeen-year-old hockey player becomes an instant star when he is signed by a junior league team. He soon discovers that stardom comes with a price – including the expectation to fight on the...  more
  • 12

    Funny Things Happen Down Under

    Olivia Newton-John, Ian Turpie
    19
    11

    Released1965

    Directed byJoe McCormick

    Funny Things Happen Down Under is a 1965 Australian musical/family film directed by Joe McCormick. It stars Olivia Newton-John, Ian Turpie and Howard Morrison, and is best remembered today for being...  more
  • 13

    Love Songs 2

    Olivia Newton-John, Donna Summer
    15
    6

    Released2005

  • 14

    The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration

    Olivia Newton-John, Kiefer Sutherland
    18
    14

    Released2003

    Directed byCharles Grosvenor

    The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration is a 2003 direct-to-video animated adventure musical drama film and the tenth film in the Land Before Time series....  more
  • 15
    20
    18

    Released2000

  • 16

    Toomorrow

    Olivia Newton-John, Roy Dotrice
    28
    29

    Released1970

    Directed byVal Guest

    Toomorrow is a 1970 British musical film starring Olivia Newton-John, and directed by Val Guest....  more
  • 17

    Pure '80s DVD: Video Idols

    Tina Turner, Olivia Newton-John
    19
    18

    Released2006

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  • 18

    Around the World

    Mariah Carey, Olivia Newton-John
    14
    12

    Released1999

    Around the World is Mariah Carey's fifth DVD/home video release. The DVD showcases Carey traveling around the world as she explores and performs in various locations such as New York, and on her...  more
  • 19
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