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

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

List contains films like Kinsey and Dead Man Walking.

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An Education Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike An Education is a 2009 coming-of-age drama film, based on a memoir of the same name by British journalist Lynn Barber. The film was directed by Lone Scherfig from a screenplay by Nick Hornby, ...more

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Kinsey Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow Kinsey is a 2004 American biographical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon. It describes the life of Alfred Charles Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of sexology. His 1948 publication, ...more

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Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American independent romantic drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Andy Bienen. The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, ...more

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Jarhead Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski Jarhead is a 2005 biographical drama war film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 memoir of the same name, directed by Sam Mendes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Swofford with Jamie Foxx, ...more

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Shattered Glass Rosario Dawson, Hayden Christensen, Hank Azaria Shattered Glass is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Billy Ray. The screenplay is based on a September 1998 Vanity Fair article by H. G. Bissinger. In it he chronicled the rapid ...more

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Flightplan Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean ...more

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Orphan Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Margo Martindale Orphan is a 2009 American psychological thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. It stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard and Isabelle Fuhrman. The film centers on a couple who, after the ...more

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Garden State Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons, Ian Holm Garden State is a 2004 comedy-drama film written and directed by Zach Braff and starring Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm and Braff himself. The film centers on Andrew Largeman, a ...more

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The Skeleton Key Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant The Skeleton Key is a 2005 American supernatural horror film starring Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, John Hurt, Peter Sarsgaard, and Joy Bryant. The film centers on a young hospice nurse who ...more

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The Man in the Iron Mask Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie, John Malkovich The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio in a dual role as the title character and villain, Jeremy ...more

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Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black Dead Man Walking is a 1995 American crime drama film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, and co-produced and directed by Tim Robbins, who adapted the screenplay from the non-fiction book of ...more

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K-19: The Widowmaker Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that befell the Soviet submarine K-19. The film was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and stars Harrison Ford ...more

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Knight and Day Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Maggie Grace Knight and Day, is a 2010 action comedy film starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The film, directed by James Mangold, is Cruise and Diaz's second on-screen collaboration following the 2001 ...more

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett Green Lantern is a 2011 action fantasy film written by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim and directed by Martin Campbell.

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Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Peter Sarsgaard Movies
Lovelace Amanda Seyfried, Sharon Stone, James Franco Lovelace is a 2013 American biographical drama film about porn actress Linda Boreman, better known as Linda Lovelace. It covers the part of her life when she was "20 to 32". Directed ...more

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The Cell Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio The Cell is a 2000 horror film directed by Tarsem Singh, and starring Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn and Vincent D'Onofrio.

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The Salton Sea Val Kilmer, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo The Salton Sea is a 2002 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso, and starring Val Kilmer and Vincent D'Onofrio. Filming was done in Mecca, California and the Salton Sea.

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Elegy Penélope Cruz, Debbie Harry, Ben Kingsley Elegy is a 2008 drama film directed by Spanish director Isabel Coixet and adapted by Nicholas Meyer from the Philip Roth novel, The Dying Animal. The film stars Penélope Cruz, Ben ...more

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Robot and Frank Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden Robot & Frank is a 2012 film written by Christopher D. Ford and directed by Jake Schreier.

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Unconditional Love Julie Andrews, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates Unconditional Love is the title of a comedy film released in 2002. The film follows Grace Beasley who in the face of her failing marriage, and the death of her favorite pop star, learns the ...more

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Another Day in Paradise James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Peter Sarsgaard Another Day in Paradise is a 1998 drama film directed by Larry Clark, and released by Trimark Pictures. It is based on the novel Another Day in Paradise written by Eddie Little. The movie won ...more

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The Dying Gaul Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Kelli O'Hara The Dying Gaul is a 2005 American drama film written and directed by Craig Lucas. The screenplay is based on his 1998 off-Broadway play, the title of which was derived from an ancient Roman ...more

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Rendition Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal Rendition is a 2007 abduction thriller film directed by Gavin Hood and starring Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard, Alan Arkin, Jake Gyllenhaal and Omar Metwally. It centers on the ...more

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Desert Blue Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck Desert Blue is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Morgan J. Freeman and starring Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson. Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck, Sara Gilbert, and John

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Very Good Girls Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook Very Good Girls is a romantic drama film directed by Naomi Foner. School friends Lily (Dakota Fanning) and Gerri (Elizabeth Olsen) fall for the same guy (Boyd Holbrook).

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Empire Denise Richards, Isabella Rossellini, Fat Joe Empire is a 2002 gangster film starring John Leguizamo and Peter Sarsgaard.

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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh Sienna Miller, Nick Nolte, Mena Suvari The Mysteries of Pittsburgh is a 2008 film based on Michael Chabon's The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. The screenplay was written by Rawson Marshall Thurber, who also directed. It was produced by ...more

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Year of the Dog Laura Dern, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon Year of the Dog is a 2007 comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike White, and starring Molly Shannon, Laura Dern, Regina King, Tom McCarthy, Josh Pais, John C. Reilly and Peter Sarsgaard. ...more

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High Falls Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Waris Ahluwalia High Falls is a short film by Andrew Zuckerman starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Saarsgard written by Alex Vlack. It is about a married couple and a mutual best friend that go the Hudson ...more

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Death of a Dynasty Mariah Carey, Rashida Jones, Jamie Lynn Sigler Death of a Dynasty is a comedy film first screened in 2003. It is a satire of the hip hop music industry centered on Roc-A-Fella Records, and stars Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Capone and Damon Dash. It ...more

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In the Electric Mist John Goodman, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary Steenburgen In the Electric Mist is a 2009 Franco-American drama/mystical film based on the novel In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke. It is directed by Bertrand Tavernier, written ...more

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Subway Stories Anne Heche, Sam Rockwell, Denis Leary Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box Office for television. It began as a contest among New Yorkers who submitted stories about their ...more

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Housebound Peter Sarsgaard, Ann Magnuson, Angeline Ball Housebound is a 2000 thriller film written by Mari Kornhauser and directed by Mari Kornhauser.