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

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

Items include everything from Adam to The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez.

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

Peter Gallagher is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh and John Fortenberry.

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While You Were Sleeping Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman While You Were Sleeping is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Daniel G. Sullivan and Frederic Lebow. It stars Sandra Bullock as Lucy, a Chicago Transit ...more

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The Idolmaker Maureen McCormick, Olympia Dukakis, Joe Pantoliano 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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American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film, directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball. Kevin Spacey stars as Lester Burnham, an office worker who has a midlife crisis when he becomes ...more

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Short Cuts Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins Short Cuts is a 1993 American drama film directed by Robert Altman. Filmed from a screenplay by Altman and Frank Barhydt, it is inspired by nine short stories and a poem by Raymond Carver. ...more

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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim Robbins. It tells the rise of Bob Roberts, a right-wing politician who is a candidate for an upcoming ...more

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Mr Deeds Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Steve Buscemi Mr. Deeds is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler and Winona Ryder. The movie is a remake of the 1936 Frank Capra film Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, and also ...more

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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham, Matthew Broderick Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director Alan Rudolph and former Washington Star reporter Randy Sue Coburn. Directed by Rudolph, it starred ...more

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Malice Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron Sorkin and Scott Frank is based on a story by Jonas McCord. It stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and ...more

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo Sex, Lies, and Videotape is a 1989 American independent drama film that brought director Steven Soderbergh to prominence. It tells the story of a man who films women discussing their sexuality, ...more

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The Player Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio ...more

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The Underneath Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall The Underneath is a 1995 American film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Peter Gallagher and Alison Elliott. The film is based on the novel Criss Cross by Don Tracy, and is a remake of the ...more

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Center Stage Zoe Saldana, Amanda Schull, Donna Murphy Center Stage is a 2000 American teen drama film, directed by Nicholas Hytner, about a group of young dancers from various backgrounds who enroll at the fictitious American Ballet Academy in New ...more

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To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes, Seth Green To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday is a 1996 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Pressman, and starring Peter Gallagher and Claire Danes as a father and daughter struggling to come to ...more

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Summer Lovers Daryl Hannah, Peter Gallagher, Barbara Rush Summer Lovers is a 1982 film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah and Valerie Quennessen, and filmed on location on the island of Santorini, Greece. The ...more

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House on Haunted Hill Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 American horror film, directed by William Malone and starring Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter and Jeffrey Combs. It also includes a cameo ...more

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Titanic Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tim Curry, Marilu Henner Titanic is a made-for-TV dramatization that premiered as a 2-part miniseries on CBS in 1996. Titanic follows several characters on board the RMS Titanic when she sinks on her maiden voyage in ...more

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The Man Who Knew Too Little Bill Murray, Alfred Molina, Joanne Whalley The Man Who Knew Too Little is a 1997 American comedy espionage film starring Bill Murray, directed by Jon Amiel, and written by Robert Farrar and Howard Franklin. The film is based on Farrar's ...more

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High Spirits Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly, Peter O'Toole High Spirits is a 1988 fantasy comedy film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Steve Guttenberg, Daryl Hannah, Beverly D'Angelo, Liam Neeson and Peter O'Toole. Set in a remote Irish castle ...more

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Mother's Boys Jamie Lee Curtis, Vanessa Redgrave, John C. McGinley Mother's Boys is a 1994 thriller film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Last Dance Sharon Stone, Randy Quaid, Charles S. Dutton Last Dance is a 1996 film starring Sharon Stone, Rob Morrow, Randy Quaid and Peter Gallagher.

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Burlesque Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell, Cher Burlesque is a 2010 drama film written Steven Antin, Susannah Grant and Keith Merryman and directed by Steve Antin.

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How to Deal Mandy Moore, Allison Janney, Charlotte Sullivan How to Deal is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Clare Kilner and starring Mandy Moore, Allison Janney and Trent Ford. It is based on two novels by Sarah Dessen which were That Summer and ...more

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Perfume Carmen Electra, Mariska Hargitay, Michelle Williams Perfume is a 2001 film about the fashion industry in New York City.

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Center Stage: Turn It Up Harry Shum, Jr., Crystal Lowe Center Stage 2: Turn it Up or Center Stage 2 is the official sequel to the 2000 dance drama film Center Stage. The film was directed by Steven Jacobson and written by Karen Bloch Morse, based on ...more

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Brotherhood of Murder Kelly Lynch, William Baldwin, Zack Ward Brotherhood of Murder is a 1999 drama TV movie directed by Martin Bell.

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Adam Rose Byrne, Hugh Dancy, Amy Irving Adam is an American romantic drama film written and directed by Max Mayer, starring Hugh Dancy and Rose Byrne. The film follows the relationship between a young man named Adam with Asperger ...more

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My Little Girl Jennifer Lopez, James Earl Jones, Mary Stuart Masterson My Little Girl is a 1986 American drama film the directorial debut of Connie Kaiserman that was released in the U.S. in 1987. It is also Geraldine Page's final role and Jennifer Lopez' film

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Late for Dinner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Peter Gallagher Movies
Late for Dinner Marcia Gay Harden, Peter Berg, Peter Gallagher Late for Dinner is a 1991 American film directed by W. D. Richter and starring Peter Berg, Brian Wimmer and Marcia Gay Harden. The supporting cast features Peter Gallagher and Richard Steinmetz, ...more

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Guys and Dolls: Off the Record Nathan Lane, Peter Gallagher, Faith Prince

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Conviction Hilary Swank, Juliette Lewis, Minnie Driver Conviction is a 2010 legal drama film directed by Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, and starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell. The film premiered on September 11, 2010, at the Toronto ...more

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Protection Stephen Baldwin, Peter Gallagher, Mark Camacho Protection is a 2001 thriller film directed by John Flynn. In this movie, a former mobster, now in the Witness Protection Program, finds himself unable to change his ways. Filming took place in ...more

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My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs Robert Goulet, Chita Rivera, Peter Gallagher My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs is a TV episode.

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Virtual Obsession Bridgette Wilson, Mimi Rogers, Robert Vaughn Virtual Obsession is a 1998 TV film directed by Mick Garris.

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The Last Debate James Garner, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy The Last Debate is a 2000 political television film directed by John Badham, based on the book by journalist and writer Jim Lehrer, with a teleplay by Jon Mass, and starring James Garner and ...more

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Johnny Skidmarks Jack Black, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand Jaded and detached, Johnny Skidmarks (Peter Gallagher) is a crime scene photographer who has no qualms about moonlighting as a blackmailer to earn extra cash. Johnny and his team have a ...more

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White Mile Alan Alda, Robert Loggia, Fionnula Flanagan White Mile is a 1994 American film directed by Robert Butler and starring Alan Alda and Peter Gallagher.

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Step Up Revolution Megan Boone, Ryan Guzman, Kathryn McCormick Step Up Revolution is a 2012 American 3D dance film and the fourth installment in the Step Up film series was released on July 27, 2012. The film was directed by Scott Speer and stars Ryan ...more

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The Murder of Mary Phagan Kevin Spacey, William H. Macy, Jack Lemmon The Murder of Mary Phagan, a 1988 two-part American TV miniseries written by Larry McMurtry, produced by George Stevens, Jr., directed by William "Billy" Hale, starring Jack Lemmon and ...more

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The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jon Stewart, Elijah Wood The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina is a 2002 direct-to-video animated film directed by Glenn Chaika. Produced by Hyperion Animation and Miramax Films, the film was distributed by Buena ...more

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Gashole GasHole is a 2008 documentary film about the history of oil prices and the future of alternative fuels which was released directly to DVD. The film details the dependency of United States on ...more

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Brightest Star Jessica Szohr, Allison Janney, Clark Gregg Brightest Star is a 2013 comedy, drama and romance film written by Maggie Kiley and Matthew Mullen and directed by Maggie Kiley.

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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Lucy Liu, Deborah Ann Woll, Aubrey Plaza Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is comedy-drama film directed by Roberto Faenza based on Peter Cameron's novel of the same name. It is primarily Italian financed, but was shot in ...more

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Roast of Denis Leary: Uncensored Elizabeth Hurley, Michael J. Fox, Conan O'Brien

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Cupid & Cate Mary-Louise Parker, Bebe Neuwirth, Brenda Fricker Adaptation of the novel ""Cupid and Diana"" by Christina Bartolomeo. A conventional dress-shop owner meets unconventional Mr. Right, but she's already engaged to someone

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The War Boys Peter Gallagher, Brian J. Smith, Benjamin Walker The War Boys is a 2009 American independent drama film directed by Ronald Daniels. Its screenplay was written by Naomi Wallace and Bruce McLeod, based on the play of the same name by Naomi ...more

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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing Marcia Gay Harden, Mike O'Malley, Peter Gallagher Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing is a 1997 drama film written by Ned Curren, directed by Leslie Libman and Larry Williams.

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Brave New World Leonard Nimoy, Daniel Dae Kim, Sally Kirkland Brave New World is a 1998 television movie loosely based on Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World. The film stars Peter Gallagher and Leonard Nimoy. It is an abridged version of the original ...more

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Other Voices Stockard Channing, Mary McCormack, Rob Morrow Other Voices is a 2000 drama film written and directed by Dan McCormack.

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Dreamchild Ian Holm, Julie Walters, Jane Asher Dreamchild is a 1985 British drama film written by Dennis Potter, directed by Gavin Millar and produced by Rick McCallum and Kenith Trodd. It stars Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Peter Gallagher, ...more

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The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez Joan Cusack, Peter Gallagher, Mikhail Baryshnikov The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez is a 1991 musical drama film written by Peter Sellars, Joan Cusack, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Gallagher, Ron Vawter and directed by Peter Sellars.