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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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Richard Jenkins, Danai Gurira, Richard Kind
The Visitor is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by Thomas McCarthy and produced by Michael London and Mary Jane Skalski. Executive producers were Jeff Skoll and Omar Amanat. The ...more
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Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Let Me In is a 2010 romantic horror film written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloë Grace Moretz. It is a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One ...more
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Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen
Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller
There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby and Peter. It stars Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller, and it is a combination of romantic ...more
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Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich
Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and ...more
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Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker
The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his directorial debut, produced by Joss Whedon, and written by Whedon and Goddard. The film stars Kristen ...more
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Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Kevin Kline
Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. It features an ensemble cast, including Kevin ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher
The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of the same name. Directed by George Miller, the film stars Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne, ...more
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Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Angie Harmon
Fun with Dick and Jane is a 2005 remake of the 1977 American comedy film of the same name, directed by Dean Parisot and written by Judd Apatow and Nicholas Stoller. The film generated worldwide ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris
Absolute Power is a 1997 American political thriller film produced by, directed by, and starring Clint Eastwood. The screenplay by William Goldman is based on the 1996 novel Absolute Power by ...more
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Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere
Shall We Dance? is a 2004 American film that is a remake of the award-winning 1996 Japanese film of the same name. The film made its US premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher
Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more
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Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx
The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller directed by Peter Berg and starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Ashraf Barhom, with Kyle Chandler, Jeremy Piven, Richard ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh
The Man Who Wasn't There is a 2001 British-American neo-noir film written, produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Billy Bob Thornton stars in the title role. Also featured are Tony ...more
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Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate, Alexandra Daddario
Hall Pass is a 2011 comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written by them along with Pete Jones. It stars Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Stephen Merchant, Jenna Fischer ...more
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Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver
The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy family film directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen and produced by Gary Ross and Allison ...more
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George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton
Intolerable Cruelty is a 2003 romantic black comedy film directed by Joel Coen and produced by Ethan Coen and Brian Grazer. The Coen brothers also wrote the last draft of the screenplay about ...more
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Steve Coogan, Richard Jenkins, Vincent Kartheiser
The Indian in the Cupboard is a 1995 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Frank Oz. It was based on the children's book of the same name by Lynne Reid Banks. The story is about a boy who ...more
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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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Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Sizemore, Richard Jenkins
Blue Steel is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver and Clancy Brown. Blue Steel was originally set to be released by ...more
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Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Woody Harrelson
North Country is a 2005 American drama film directed by Niki Caro, starring Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Michelle Monaghan, Jeremy Renner, Woody Harrelson and ...more
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Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Martin
Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American family comedy film which takes its title from the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, but despite ...more
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Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Amanda Peet
Changing Lanes is a 2002 drama-thriller film directed by Roger Michell and starring Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson. The film was released on April 12, 2002 in North America by Paramount
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Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike
Jack Reacher is a 2012 American thriller film. It is an adaptation of Lee Child's 2005 novel One Shot. Written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the film stars Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher. ...more
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Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Loretta Devine
Little Nikita is a 1988 American cult drama film directed by Richard Benjamin and starring River Phoenix and Sidney Poitier. The film marks the first collaboration between Phoenix and Poitier.