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The Best Sally Field Movies  

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

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

The list you're viewing contains films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Punchline.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Sally Field include names like Steven Spielberg, Joel Schumacher and Chris Columbus. If Sally Field movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Shirley MacLaine and Susan Sarandon too.

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sally Field Movies
Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field
Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin ...more
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Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban
Absence of Malice is a 1981 American drama film starring Paul Newman, Sally Field, and Bob Balaban, directed by Sydney Pollack. The title refers to the legal definition of libel defamation, and ...more
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Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle
Norma Rae is a 1979 American drama film about a factory worker from a small town in North Carolina who becomes involved in the labor union activities at the textile factory where she works. The ...more
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Sally Field, John Malkovich, Ed Harris
Places in the Heart is a 1984 American drama film written and directed by Robert Benton about a U.S. Depression-era Texas widow who tries to save the family farm with the help of a blind white ...more
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Sally Field, Corey Haim, James Garner
Murphy's Romance is a 1985 romantic comedy film adapted by Harriet Frank Jr. and Irving Ravetch from a 1980 novel by Max Schott and directed by Martin Ritt. The film stars Sally Field, James ...more
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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sally Field Movies
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field
Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Chris Columbus, based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. A recently divorced actor (Robin Williams) decides to ...more
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Sally Field, Joanne Woodward, Brad Davis
Sybil is a 1976 American drama film that originally aired as a made-for-television miniseries. It is based on the book of the same name.
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Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine
Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross, based on the 1987 play by Robert Harling. A young beautician (Daryl Hannah), newly arrived in a small Louisiana ...more
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field
Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The ...more
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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason
Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 Technicolor American action comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Patrick McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry. It ...more
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Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Roshan Seth
Not Without My Daughter is a 1991 drama film depicting the escape of American citizen Betty Mahmoody and her daughter from her husband in Iran. The film was shot in the United States, Turkey and ...more
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Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris
Eye for an Eye is a 1996 American crime thriller film directed by John Schlesinger, written by Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. The film stars Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Beverly ...more
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Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd
Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film directing debut. The movie stars Natalie Portman, Stockard Channing, Ashley Judd, and Joan Cusack with ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg
Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular fictional television soap opera. It stars Sally Field as an aging soap star, joined by Kevin Kline, ...more
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Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Walter Brennan
Home for the Holidays is a 1972 American television slasher film from ABC, directed by John Llewellyn Moxey and produced by Aaron Spelling, and starring Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Julie ...more
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Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey is a 1993 American remake of the 1963 film The Incredible Journey, which was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sheila Burnford. Directed ...more
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Smokey and the Bandit II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sally Field Movies
Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds
Smokey and the Bandit II is a 1980 comedy film released on August 15, 1980 in the United States. It is the sequel to the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit. The film stars Burt Reynolds, Sally ...more
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Sally Field, Danny Cooksey, Frank Welker
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning is a 2008 Disney animated fantasy feature film, and the direct-to-video prequel to the 1989 film The Little Mermaid. Directed by Peggy Holmes, the film's ...more
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Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans
The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Marc Webb, based on the Marvel Comics character. After Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is bitten by a genetically altered ...more
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Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Carla Gugino
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco is the 1996 sequel to the 1993 film Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. Directed by David R. Ellis, the film features the three animals from the ...more
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Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, James Caan
Kiss Me Goodbye is a 1982 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Sally Field, James Caan and Jeff Bridges. It is a remake of Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, a ...more
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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner
The End is a 1978 black comedy-buddy film, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds. The cast also features Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Jennifer Coolidge
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld, and the sequel to the 2001 film. Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) heads to Washington, ...more
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Sally Field, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum
The Way West is a 1967 American epic western film based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by A. B. Guthrie, Jr.. The film stars Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, and Richard Widmark, and features ...more
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