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The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List 

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List of Paramount Pictures movies, ranked from best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Paramount Pictures produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous Paramount Pictures films, including movie posters when available. It answers the questions, "What movies did Paramount Pictures produce?" and "What films did Paramount Pictures distribute?" The Long Duel and War and Peace are only the beginning of the movies on this list. This best Paramount Pictures movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by Paramount Pictures, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV Paramount Pictures movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company. (706 Movies)
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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Robin Wright

Released: 1994

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin ...more

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Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

Released: 1998

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for ...more

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#1 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #197 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Released: 1972

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel by Mario Puzo. The aging patriarch (Marlon Brando) of an organized crime dynasty transfers ...more

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20 Fun Facts About the Godfather Trilogy #40 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

Released: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Godfather Part II is a 1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. ...more

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#25 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #963 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

Released: 1960

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Psycho is a 1960 American horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film centers on an encounter between a secretary, Marion Crane, who ends up at a secluded motel after taking money from ...more

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#8 of 250 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #241 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #7 of 847 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First ...more

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#23 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #88 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

Released: 1979

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, and Robert Duvall. ...more

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The Behind The Scenes Madness Of 'Apocalypse Now' Was Even More Hellish Than You Thought #20 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Rankedlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

Released: 1958

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Vertigo is a 1958 American psychological thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock. The story was based on the 1954 novel D'entre les morts by Boileau-Narcejac. The screenplay was ...more

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#35 of 250 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #256 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #548 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

Released: 1986

Directed by: Tony Scott

Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more

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Everything You Don't Know About The Making Of 'Top Gun' #85 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Rankedlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark (Robert ...more

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#73 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #12 of 187 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #7 of 185 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

Released: 1968

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast includes Mia ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

Released: 1982

Directed by: Walter Hill

48 Hrs. is a 1982 American action comedy film directed by Walter Hill, starring Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy as a cop and convict, respectively, who team up to catch a cop-killer. The title ...more

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#74 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #124 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #130 of 1,208 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

Released: 1986

Directed by: John Hughes

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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Behind The Scenes Of The Famous Parade Scene In 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' #11 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #2 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry

Released: 1990

Directed by: John McTiernan

The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John McTiernan, based on the 1984 novel by Tom Clancy. In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine ...more

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#90 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #86 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Madelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

Released: 1988

Directed by: John Landis

Coming to America is a 1988 American comedy film directed by John Landis, and based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the lead role. The film also co-stars ...more

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After A Contentious Six-Month Production, It's A Miracle 'Coming To America' Even Exists #32 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #6 of 726 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

Released: 2009

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced by Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. It is the eleventh film based on the ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

Released: 1974

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Chinatown is a 1974 American neo-noir mystery film, directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. The film was inspired by the ...more

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#92 of 250 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #1,125 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

Released: 1987

Directed by: Brian De Palma

The Untouchables is a 1987 American drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by David Mamet. Based on the book The Untouchables, the film stars Kevin Costner as government agent Eliot ...more

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#105 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #65 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Rankedlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paramount Pictures Movies List
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Robert Hays and ...more

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The Funniest Quotes From 'Airplane!' #85 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #38 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg

Released: 2010

Directed by: David O. Russell

The Fighter is a 2010 American biographical sports drama film directed by David O. Russell. Fledgling boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

Released: 1961

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American romantic comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. The film ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Rene Russo

Released: 1989

Directed by: David S. Ward

Major League is a 1989 American sports comedy film written and directed by David S. Ward, starring Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Dennis Haysbert, Wesley Snipes, James Gammon, Bob Uecker and ...more

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#27 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #149 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #52 of 1,208 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda

Released: 1990

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who tries to ...more

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#154 of 349 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #269 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies #17 of 114 The Best Mafia Films

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Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Stevenson, Mark Osborne

Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more

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