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The Best Olympia Dukakis Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 648 votes 105 voters 9.7k views64 items

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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.

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    Look Who's Talking

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1989

    Directed byAmy 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 film...  more

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    Moonstruck

    Nicolas Cage, Cher

    Released1987

    Directed byNorman 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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    Look Who's Talking Now

    John Travolta, Kirstie Alley

    Released1993

    Directed byTom 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 their...  more
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    Tales of the City

    Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis

    Released1993

    Directed byAlastair 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 television...  more
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    Cloudburst

    Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Fricker

    Released2011

    Directed byThom 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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    Steel Magnolias

    Sally Field, Dolly Parton

    Released1989

    Directed byHerbert 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 town,...  more

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    Mighty Aphrodite

    Woody Allen, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released1995

    Directed byWoody 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 1995...  more

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    Working Girl

    Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford

    Released1988

    Directed byMike 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 and...  more

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    Joan of Arc

    Neil Patrick Harris, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1999

    Directed byChristian Duguay

    Joan Of Arc is a 1999 adventure biography drama history film written by Michael Alexander Miller, Ronald Parker and directed by Christian Duguay....  more
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    Released2006

    Directed byJonathan 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, Bob...  more
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    Mr. Holland's Opus

    Alicia Witt, William H. Macy

    Released1995

    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 Dreyfuss...  more

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    Look Who's Talking Too

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1990

    Directed byAmy 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 Mollie...  more

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    The Event

    Parker Posey, Sarah Polley

    Released2003

    Directed byThom 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 Matt's...  more

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    Picture Perfect

    Jennifer Aniston, Kaley Cuoco

    Released1997

    Directed byGlenn 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....  more
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    Released2004

    Directed byPeter 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, directed...  more
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    Death Wish

    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson

    Released1974

    Directed byMichael 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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    National Lampoon's Movie Madness

    Diane Lane, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1983

    Directed byBob Giraldi, Henry Jaglom

    National Lampoon's Movie Madness is an American comedy film produced by National Lampoon as the second film from the magazine. The film was originally produced under the title National Lampoon Goes...  more
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    In the Land of Women

    Kristen Stewart, Meg Ryan

    Released2007

    Directed byJon 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....  more
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    Mafia!

    Christina Applegate, Jay Mohr

    Released1998

    Directed byJim 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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    Released2000

    Directed byGillies 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 reunite the...  more
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    The Idolmaker

    Maureen McCormick, Olympia Dukakis

    Released1980

    Directed byTaylor 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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    Dad

    Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke

    Released1989

    Directed byGary 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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    The Wanderers

    Karen Allen, Olympia Dukakis

    Released1979

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

    The Wanderers is a 1979 drama film about gangs and the greaser subculture, based on the novel "The Wanderers" by Richard Price. It marks the sixth feature film directed by American Philip Kaufman....  more

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    The Cemetery Club

    Christina Ricci, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1993

    Directed byBill Duke

    The Cemetery Club is a 1993 film directed by Bill Duke....  more
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    Never Too Late

    Corey Haim, Cloris Leachman

    Released1997

    Directed byGiles Walker

    Never Too Late is a 1997 Canadian comedy-drama film, starring Olympia Dukakis, Jean Lapointe and Corey Haim. It was filmed in Montreal, Quebec....  more