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The Best Patricia Clarkson Movies

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

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

This list includes Miracle, Main Street and more.

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  • The Green Mile1
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    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

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  • Pieces of April2
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    Pieces of April

    Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Hedges

    Pieces of April is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges. The...  more

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  • Far from Heaven3
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    Far from Heaven

    Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid

    Released2002

    Directed byTodd Haynes

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  • Good Night, and Good Luck4
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    Good Night, and Good Luck

    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2005

    Directed byGeorge Clooney

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  • Shutter Island5
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    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • The Safety of Objects6
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    The Safety of Objects

    Kristen Stewart, Glenn Close

    Released2001

    Directed byRose Troche

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  • Lars and the Real Girl7
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    Lars and the Real Girl

    Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer

    Released2007

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

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  • Dogville8
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    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall

    Released2003

    Directed byLars von Trier

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  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona9
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    Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz

    Released2008

    Directed byWoody Allen

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  • The Woods10
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    The Woods

    Rachel Nichols, Bruce Campbell

    Released2006

    Directed byLucky McKee

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  • Jumanji11
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    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams

    Released1995

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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  • Easy A12
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    Easy A

    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes

    Released2010

    Directed byWill Gluck

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  • The Untouchables13
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    The Untouchables

    Robert De Niro, Sean Connery

    Released1987

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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  • Welcome to Collinwood14
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    Welcome to Collinwood

    George Clooney, Gabrielle Union

    Released2002

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • All the King's Men15
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    All the King's Men

    Kate Winslet, Sean Penn

    Released2006

    Directed bySteven Zaillian

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  • The Station Agent16
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    The Station Agent

    Michelle Williams, Peter Dinklage

    Released2003

    Directed byThomas McCarthy

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  • The Dead Pool17
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    The Dead Pool

    Clint Eastwood, Jim Carrey

    Released1988

    Directed byBuddy Van Horn

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  • The Pledge18
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    The Pledge

    Jack Nicholson, Mickey Rourke

    Released2001

    Directed bySean Penn

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  • Playing by Heart19
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    Playing by Heart

    Angelina Jolie, Hilary Duff

    Released1998

    Directed byWillard Carroll

    Playing by Heart is a 1998 American comedy-drama film, which tells the story of several...  more
  • Miracle20
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    Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson

    Released2004

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

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  • Everybody's All-American21
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    Jessica Lange, John Goodman

    Released1988

    Directed byTaylor Hackford

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  • Elegy22
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    Elegy

    Penélope Cruz, Debbie Harry

    Released2008

    Directed byIsabel Coixet

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  • All the Real Girls23
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    All the Real Girls

    Zooey Deschanel, Patricia Clarkson

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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  • Tune in Tomorrow24
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    Tune in Tomorrow

    Keanu Reeves, Patricia Clarkson

    Released1990

    Directed byJon Amiel

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  • Whatever Works25
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    Whatever Works

    Evan Rachel Wood, Henry Cavill

    Released2009

    Directed byWoody Allen

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