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The Best Rita Wilson Movies  

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

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

List ranges from Raise Your Voice to Runaway Bride and more.

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

Rita Wilson is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Brian De Palma, Garry Marshall and Brian Levant.

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Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni
Runaway Bride is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.The screenplay was written by Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott and Audrey ...more
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman
Jingle All the Way is a 1996 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad, with Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, James ...more
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Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell
Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron. Based on a story by Jeff Arch, it stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie
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Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart
Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more
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Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell
Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, ...more
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Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Cheech Marin
Cheech & Chong's Next Movie is the second feature-length film by Cheech & Chong, released in 1980 by Universal Studios, and directed by Tommy Chong.
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Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin
It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers. It stars Meryl Streep as a successful bakery owner and single mother of three who starts a secret ...more
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Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson
Volunteers is a 1985 American comedy film directed by Nicholas Meyer and starring Tom Hanks and John Candy in their second film together after Splash.
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January Jones, Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski
The Glass House is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Daniel Sackheim and written by Wesley Strick. The film stars Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsgård, ...more
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John Travolta, Robin Williams, Ann-Margret
Old Dogs is a 2009 American ensemble comedy film directed by Wild Hogs '​s Walt Becker and starring John Travolta and Robin Williams with an ensemble supporting cast played by Kelly Preston, ...more
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Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler
That Thing You Do! is a 1996 American musical comedy drama film written, directed by, and co-starring Tom Hanks. Set in the summer of 1964, the movie tells the story of the quick rise and fall ...more
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Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Vince Vaughn
Psycho is a 1998 American horror film produced and directed by Gus Van Sant for Universal Pictures, a remake of the 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Both films are adapted from Robert ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson
Auto Focus is a 2002 American biographical film directed by Paul Schrader, starring Greg Kinnear and Willem Dafoe. The screenplay by Michael Gerbosi is based on Robert Graysmith's book The ...more
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Hilary Duff, Kat Dennings, Rebecca De Mornay
Raise Your Voice is a 2004 American teen musical drama film directed by Sean McNamara. Canadian rock band Three Days Grace appeared in this movie as special guests, performing the songs ...more
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Ralph Fiennes, Camilla Belle, Glenn Close
The Chumscrubber is a 2005 American-German comedy-drama film, directed by Arie Posin, starring an ensemble cast led by Jamie Bell. The plot, written by Posin and Zac Stanford. Some of the themes ...more
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Rita Wilson, Victor Garber, Mae Whitman
Invisible Child is a 1999 American television drama film starring Rita Wilson as a mother who imagines she has three children when she has only two. Fearing his wife may be institutionalized ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White
The Story of Us is a 1999 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer as a couple married for 15 years. The depiction of the ...more
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Richard Dreyfuss, Rita Wilson, Rachel Dratch
My Life in Ruins is a 2009 romantic comedy film set amongst the ruins of ancient Greece, starring Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Alexis Georgoulis, Rachel Dratch, Harland Williams and British ...more
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Rita Wilson, George Gobel, Robert Ginnaven
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The Carrier Anna Paquin, Deborah Ann Woll, Chad Michael Murray
The Carrier is a 2011 short drama film written by Colin Borden and directed by Scott Schaeffer.
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Emma Roberts, Alicia Silverstone, Rita Wilson
The Art of Getting By is a 2011 romantic comedy-drama film starring Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Elizabeth Reaser, Sam Robards, Rita Wilson and Blair Underwood. It is the ...more
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Sisters Rita Wilson
Sisters is a 1990 film directed by Mimi Leder.
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Elvis Presley, Rita Wilson, Shelley Fabares
Spinout is a 1966 American musical film and comedy starring Elvis Presley as the lead singer of a band and part-time race car driver. The film was #57 on the year end list of the top-grossing ...more
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Michelle Trachtenberg, Julianna Margulies, William Hurt
Beautiful Ohio is a 2006 American film, directed by Chad Lowe and starring William Hurt, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Julianna Margulies. The film, based on the short story by Ethan Canin, is a ...more
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John Travolta, Tom Hanks, Morgan Freeman
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D is a 2005 IMAX 3D documentary film about the first humans on the Moon, the twelve astronauts in the Apollo program. It is co-written, produced and ...more