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The Best Olympia Dukakis Movies 

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Steel Magnolias and The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines, in it.

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

Olympia Dukakis has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Brian Dennehy and Andie MacDowell in terms of fame and success.

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Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

Released: 1987

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Vincent Gardenia, and Olympia ...more

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Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine

Released: 1989

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross, based on the 1987 play by Robert Harling. A young beautician (Daryl Hannah), newly arrived in a small Louisiana ...more

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Alicia Witt, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard

Released: 1995

Mr. Holland's Opus is a 1995 American drama film directed by Stephen Herek, produced by Ted Field, Robert W. Cort, and Michael Nolin, and written by Patrick Sheane Duncan. It stars Richard ...more

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John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

Released: 1989

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Look Who's Talking is a 1989 romantic comedy film written and directed by Amy Heckerling and starring John Travolta and Kirstie Alley. Bruce Willis plays the voice of Mollie's son, Mikey. The ...more

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John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Charles Barkley

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tom Ropelewski

Look Who's Talking Now is the third and final installment in the film series that began with Look Who's Talking in 1989. Released in 1993, it finds John Travolta and Kirstie Alley reprising ...more

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Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Thomas Gibson

Released: 1993

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Tales of the City is a 1993 television miniseries based on the first of the Tales of the City series of novels by Armistead Maupin. To date, the first three books have been adapted into ...more
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Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti

Released: 1995

Directed by: Woody Allen

Mighty Aphrodite is a 1995 romantic comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. The screenplay was inspired by the story of Pygmalion. Allen co-stars with Mira Sorvino, who received the ...more

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Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Fricker, Kristin Booth

Released: 2011

Directed by: Thom Fitzgerald

Cloudburst is a 2011 Canadian-American adventure comedy-drama film by American-Canadian writer and director Thom Fitzgerald, starring Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker, which premiered at the ...more
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Neil Patrick Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Peter O'Toole

Released: 1999

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Joan Of Arc is a 1999 adventure biography drama history film written by Michael Alexander Miller, Ronald Parker and directed by Christian Duguay.
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Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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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John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley

Released: 1990

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Look Who's Talking Too is the 1990 sequel to director Amy Heckerling's 1989 comedy Look Who's Talking. The film stars the original cast members John Travolta and Kirstie Alley as James and ...more
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Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

Released: 1974

Directed by: Michael Winner

This film is a 1974 American vigilante action film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. The film was directed by Michael Winner and stars Charles Bronson as a man who ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Kaley Cuoco, Kevin Bacon

Released: 1997

Directed by: Glenn Gordon Caron

Picture Perfect is a 1997 romantic comedy film, starring Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas, Olympia Dukakis, as well as Anne Twomey.
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Parker Posey, Sarah Polley, Jane Leeves

Released: 2003

Directed by: Thom Fitzgerald

The Event is a 2003 drama film directed by Thom Fitzgerald. It tells the story of Matt Shapiro who has died in Manhattan, resulting in an aborted 9-1-1 call. Attorney Nick DeVivo interviews ...more
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Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines is the second in The Librarian franchise of movies starring Noah Wyle as a librarian who protects a secret collection of artifacts. Gabrielle Anwar, ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Meg Ryan, Ginnifer Goodwin

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jon Kasdan

In the Land of Women is a 2007 American drama film directed and written by Jon Kasdan. The film premiered in the United States on April 20, 2007.
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Diane Lane, Christopher Lloyd, Rhea Perlman

Released: 1983

Directed by: Bob Giraldi, Henry Jaglom

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Kelly Hu, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Winther

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear is the first in the Librarian franchise of movies, which was originally released on American cable channel TNT in December 2004, written by David Titcher, ...more
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Christina Applegate, Jay Mohr, Marisol Nichols

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia!, is a 1998 comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and starring Jay Mohr, Lloyd Bridges, Olympia Dukakis, and Christina Applegate. It spoofs Francis Ford ...more
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Margot Kidder, Charles Durning, Olympia Dukakis

Released: 1973

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Sisters is a 1973 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt and Charles Durning. The plot focuses on a French Canadian model whose separated ...more
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Maureen McCormick, Olympia Dukakis, Joe Pantoliano

Released: 1980

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

The Idolmaker is a 1980 American musical drama starring Ray Sharkey, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land, Tovah Feldshuh and Joe Pantoliano. The film is based on the life of rock promoter and manager Bob ...more
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Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Leslie Caron

Released: 2000

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells is a 2000 British-American television film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The script by Alan Plater focuses on the efforts of a recently widowed woman to ...more
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Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon

Released: 1989

Directed by: Gary David Goldberg

Dad is a 1989 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Gary David Goldberg and starring Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke. It is based on William ...more
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Karen Allen, Olympia Dukakis, Ken Wahl

Released: 1979

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

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Christina Ricci, Ellen Burstyn, Catherine Keener

Released: 1993

Directed by: Bill Duke

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