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The Best Peter Gallagher Movies  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo
This film 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 impact on the ...more
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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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House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Peter Gallagher Movies
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Carmen Electra, Mariska Hargitay, Michelle Williams
Perfume is a 2001 film about the fashion industry in New York City.
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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.