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The Best Scott Glenn Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 2.1k votes 231 voters 21.0k views68 items

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Puerto Vallarta Squeeze and Sucker Punch.

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

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    Women & Men 2

    Andie MacDowell, Matt Dillon

    Released1991

    Directed byWalter Bernstein, Kristi Zea, Mike Figgis

    Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules is a 1991 drama film directed by Walter Bernstein, Mike Figgis and Kristi Zea....  more
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    The Shipping News

    Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore

    Released2002

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    The Shipping News is a 2002 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Shipping News by Annie Proulx. It stars Kevin Spacey as the protagonist Quoyle, Judi Dench...  more
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    W.

    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton

    Released2008

    Directed byOliver Stone

    W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh...  more

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    Miss Firecracker

    Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins

    Released1989

    Directed byThomas Schlamme

    Miss Firecracker is a 1989 comedy film directed by Thomas Schlamme. It stars Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard, and Scott Glenn. The film, set in Yazoo City, Mississippi, was...  more
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    As Summers Die

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette Davis

    Released1986

    Directed byJean-Claude Tramont

    As Summers Die is a 1986 drama film directed by Jean-Claude Tramont. It was filmed in Georgia as a made for HBO original movie and later released on VHS. It stars Scott Glenn, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette...  more
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    Absolute Power

    Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman

    Released1997

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    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 David...  more

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    Homeland Security

    Kal Penn, Marisol Nichols

    Released2004

    Directed byDaniel Sackheim

    Homeland Security is a 2004 made-for-TV film, which was intended as a pilot for a series which never materialized....  more
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    Night of the Running Man

    Andrew McCarthy, Scott Glenn

    Released1994

    Directed byMark L. Lester

    Night of the Running Man is a 1995 American crime thriller directed by Mark L. Lester and written by Lee Wells, who adapted it from his novel of the same name. It stars Andrew McCarthy and Scott...  more
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    Firestorm

    Howie Long, Scott Glenn

    Released1998

    Directed byDean Semler

    Firestorm is a 1998 American action thriller film directed by Dean Semler. A firefighter (Howie Long) and his mentor (Scott Glenn) encounter an escaped convict (William Forsythe) and his cohorts in a...  more

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    The Virgin Suicides

    Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner

    Released1999

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    The film is a 1999 American drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola, produced by her father Francis Ford Coppola, starring James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, and A. J....  more

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    Journey to the End of the Night

    Brendan Fraser, Mos Def

    Released2006

    Directed byEric Eason

    Journey to the End of the Night is a 2006 independent film directed by Eric Eason starring Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn, Alice Braga and Catalina Sandino Moreno....  more
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    Off Limits

    Willem Dafoe, Keith David

    Released1988

    Directed byChristopher Crowe

    Off Limits is a 1988 action-thriller film set during the Vietnam War starring Willem Dafoe and Gregory Hines and directed by Christopher Crowe. The term "off limits" referred to the area where the...  more
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    Edie and Pen

    Jennifer Tilly, Stockard Channing

    Released1997

    Directed byMatthew Irmas

    Edie and Pen is a 1996 comedy film directed by Matthew Irmas....  more
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    The Baby Maker

    Barbara Hershey, Scott Glenn

    Released1970

    Directed byJames Bridges

    The Baby Maker is a film directed and co-written by James Bridges and released by National General Pictures....  more
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    Released2005

    Directed byMark Cowen

    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
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    Magic Valley

    Matthew Gray Gubler, Scott Glenn

    Released2011

    Directed byJaffe Zinn

    Magic Valley is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Jaffe Zinn....
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    Cattle Annie and Little Britches

    Diane Lane, Burt Lancaster

    Released1981

    Directed byLamont Johnson

    Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century...  more
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    Faith of My Fathers

    Scott Glenn, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Markle

    Faith of My Fathers is a 2005 American television film, directed by Peter Markle. Based on the 1999 memoir of the same name by United States Senator and former United States Navy aviator John McCain,...  more
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    Nights in Rodanthe

    James Franco, Diane Lane

    Released2008

    Directed byGeorge C. Wolfe

    Nights in Rodanthe is a 2008 American/Australian romantic drama film. It is a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane in their...  more

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    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Brooke Shields, Marilu Henner

    Released2005

    Directed byArmand Mastroianni

    Gone, But Not Forgotten is a 2004 US television mini-series based on the same-titled novel written by Phillip Margolin. The television adaptation starred Brooke Shields as Betsy Tannenbaum and Lou...  more
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony...  more

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    The Last Marshal

    Constance Marie, Scott Glenn

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Kirton

    The Last Marshal is a 1999 action thriller film written and directed by Mike Kirton....
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    Vertical Limit

    Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney

    Released2000

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    Vertical Limit is a 2000 American action thriller film directed by New Zealander Martin Campbell starring, among others, Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney and Scott Glenn. The film was shot...  more

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    Surfer, Dude

    Matthew McConaughey, Willie Nelson

    Released2008

    Directed byS.R. Bindler

    Surfer, Dude is a 2008 American comedy film starring Matthew McConaughey in the title role directed by S.R. Bindler. Woody Harrelson claims the film is the most "non-work" he has ever done....  more
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    The Spy Within

    Joe Pantoliano, Katherine Helmond

    Released1995

    Directed bySteve Railsback