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The Best Richard Jenkins Movies  

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

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

Items here include everything from Hannah and Her Sisters to Getting Out.

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

Woody Allen and Clint Eastwood have both worked with Richard Jenkins over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Richard Jenkins your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Aaron Eckhart and Tom Wilkinson films lists too.

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Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg
Eddie is a 1996 comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Langella. The film barely broke even at the box office, grossing $31,387,164 in the US. The film was directed by Steve Rash.
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Alec Baldwin, Amy Smart, Richard Jenkins
Outside Providence is a 1999 American film adaptation of Peter Farrelly's 1988 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Corrente, and it was written by Corrente and the brothers ...more
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John Lithgow, Cynthia Nixon, Richard Jenkins
The Manhattan Project is an American film, released in 1986. Named after the WWII-era program that constructed the first atomic weapons, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who ...more
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Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Dave Chappelle
Undercover Blues is a 1993 comedy film about a family of secret agents, starring Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid. The film was written by Ian Abrams and directed by Herbert Ross.
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Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger
Me, Myself & Irene is a 2000 American comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers, and starring Jim Carrey and Renée Zellweger. Chris Cooper, Robert Forster, Richard Jenkins, Daniel ...more
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Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher, Mark Wahlberg
I ♥ Huckabees is a 2004 American philosophical comedy film from Fox Searchlight. It was produced and directed by David O. Russell, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jeff Baena. The film stars an ...more
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Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, James Cromwell
Snow Falling on Cedars is a film directed by Scott Hicks. It is based on David Guterson's award-winning novel of the same title. It was released in 1999 and was nominated for an Academy Award ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman
Rumor Has It is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine and Mark Ruffalo. The screenplay by Ted Griffin derives from a ...more
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Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally, Tom Green
This film is a 2002 comedy film directed by Canadian filmmaker Bruce McCulloch, about a man who resorts to crime to pay for his niece's Harvard tuition. The film stars Jason Lee and Tom Green. ...more
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Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt, Michael Douglas
One Night at McCool's is a 2001 American comedy film written by Stan Seidel, directed by Harald Zwart, and starring Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, John Goodman, Michael Douglas, and Andrew ...more
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Woody Allen, Steve Buscemi, Isabella Rossellini
The Impostors is a 1998 farce motion picture directed, written and produced by Stanley Tucci, starring Oliver Platt, Tucci, Alfred Molina, Tony Shalhoub, Steve Buscemi, and Billy Connolly. The ...more
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Nick Stahl, Richard Jenkins, Hal Holbrook
Eye of God is a 1997 crime film directed by Tim Blake Nelson. It stars Mary Kay Place and Nick Stahl. Nelson won best director in the American Independent Award for the Seattle International ...more
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Diane Lane, George C. Scott, Eric Roberts
Descending Angel is a 1990 television film that aired on HBO starring George C. Scott, Diane Lane and Eric Roberts.
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Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins
Dear John is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum. It was made by Screen Gems, a Sony company. It was released theatrically in North America on ...more
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Claire Danes, Josh Brolin, Giovanni Ribisi
The Mod Squad is a 1999 film directed by Scott Silver and starring Claire Danes, Omar Epps and Giovanni Ribisi. It is based on the popular television show of the same name.
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Sarah Silverman, Annette Bening, John Goodman
What Planet Are You From? is a 2000 science fiction comedy film starring Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Linda Fiorentino and Ben Kingsley. It was directed by Mike ...more
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Heather Graham, Sarah Silverman, Sally Field
Say It Isn't So is a 2001 American comedy film starring Chris Klein and Heather Graham as two young lovers who come to believe that they are actually siblings. The film is directed by J.B. ...more
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Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt, Mark Harmon
Stealing Home is a 1988 romantic drama film movie, starring Mark Harmon and Jodie Foster with Jonathan Silverman, Harold Ramis and William McNamara in major roles. The film was directed by ...more
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Turbo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Richard Jenkins Movies
Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds
Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on an original idea by David Soren, who also ...more
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Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, Richard Gere
And the Band Played On is a 1993 American television film docudrama directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The teleplay by Arnold Schulman is based on the best-selling 1987 non-fiction book And the ...more
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Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Peter Horton
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest is a made-for-TV movie based on the book Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. The film is directed by Robert Markowitz and written by Robert J. Avrech. The film tells ...more
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Lena Headey, Richard Jenkins, Michelle Duncan
The Broken is a French-British horror film written and directed by Sean Ellis and starring Lena Headey.
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Zac Efron, Elizabeth Olsen, Allison Janney
Liberal Arts is an American comedy-drama film. The second film directed by, written by, and starring Josh Radnor, it tells the story of 35-year-old Jesse who has a romantic relationship with ...more
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Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore, Téa Leoni
Flirting with Disaster is a 1996 American comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell about a young father's search for his biological parents. The film stars Ben Stiller, Patricia ...more
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Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart
The Core is a 2003 American science fiction disaster film. It concerns a team that has to drill to the center of the Earth in order to restart the rotation of the Earth's core. The film was ...more