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

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

Items include everything from Sea Lions: A California Adventure to Addicted To Fame.

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

If you're a fan of Sean Astin, then check out our lists of the best Josh Brolin and Jerry O'Connell movies as well.

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Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography Rudy is a 1993 American sports film directed by David Anspaugh. It is an account of the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more

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Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the first ...more

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Sean Astin, Louis Gossett, Jr. Toy Soldiers is a 1991 American action drama film directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr., with a screenplay by Petrie and David Koepp. It stars Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Louis Gossett, Jr., Andrew ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd 50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a lothario veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an ...more

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John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick Memphis Belle is a 1990 film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and written by Monte Merrick. The film featured an all-star cast with Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and Harry Connick Jr. in leading ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rose McGowan, Brendan Fraser Encino Man is a 1992 comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Brendan Fraser, Sean Astin, and Pauly Shore. The plot revolves around two geeky teenagers from Encino, Los Angeles, ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more

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Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas The War of the Roses is a 1989 American black comedy film based upon the 1981 novel The War of the Roses by Warren Adler. The film follows a wealthy couple with a seemingly perfect marriage. ...more

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Sean Astin, Dudley Moore, Kirk Cameron Like Father Like Son is a 1987 comedy film starring Kirk Cameron and Dudley Moore. This film has a similar premise to but is not a direct remake of the 1976 classic Disney film Freaky Friday. ...more

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Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty Bulworth is a 1998 American political comedy film co-written, co-produced, directed by, and starring Warren Beatty. It co-stars Halle Berry, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warden, ...more

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Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.

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Sean Astin, Arielle Kebbel, Penn Dayton Badgley Forever Strong is a sports film directed by Ryan Little and written by David Pliler and released on September 26, 2008. The film stars Sean Faris, Gary Cole, Neal McDonough, Sean Astin, Penn ...more

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Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Charles Siebert White Water Summer is a 1987 American drama film directed by Jeff Bleckner.

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Will Smith, Alyssa Milano, Christian Slater Where the Day Takes You is a 1992 drama film directed by Marc Rocco. The film tells the story of teenage runaways trying to survive on the streets of Los Angeles. The film was nominated for the ...more

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Sean Astin, Carl Weathers, Kathy Najimy Balto III: Wings of Change is a 2004 American straight-to-video sequel to Universal Studios' 2002 animated film Balto II: Wolf Quest, and the 1995 film Balto.

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Tom Hanks, Kim Basinger, Denise Richards Elvis Has Left the Building is a 2004 film directed by Joel Zwick and starring Kim Basinger as a cosmetics saleswoman who accidentally kills a series of Elvis impersonators as they travel to a ...more

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Jane Krakowski, Sean Astin, Jonathan Lipnicki When Zachary Beaver Came to Town is a 2003 comedy-drama film starring Jonathan Lipnicki and Cody Linley. It was adapted from a National Book Award-winning children's novel of the same name by ...more

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Emmanuelle Chriqui, Hayden Christensen, Christopher Plummer Harrison Bergeron is a 1995 cable television movie film loosely adapted from Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 short story of the same name. It was produced for Showtime, and first screened on August 13, ...more

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Boy Meets Girl Sean Astin, Joe Mantegna, Kevin McDonald Boy Meets Girl is a 1998 romantic comedy fantasy film directed by Jerry Ciccoritti and starring Sean Astin and Emily Hampshire.

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Susan Sarandon, Sean Astin, Marcia Gay Harden Safe Passage is a 1994 English language drama film starring Susan Sarandon, and featuring Nick Stahl, Sam Shepard, Sean Astin and Jason London. Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman from a ...more

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Cuba Gooding Jr., Anne Heche, Gina Gershon What Love Is is a 2007 romantic comedy film, written and directed by Mars Callahan, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Matthew Lillard, Sean Astin, Anne Heche, and Gina Gershon.

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Sean Astin, Kevin Pollak, Timothy Hutton Deterrence is a 1999 French/American dramatic film written and directed by Rod Lurie, depicting fictional events about nuclear brinkmanship. It marks the feature directorial debut of Lurie, who ...more

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Sean Astin, Vinnie Jones, Ivana Miličević Slipstream is a 2005 science fiction film, written by Louis Morneau and Phillip Badger and directed by David van Eyssen. The film stars Sean Astin, Vinnie Jones, and Ivana Miličević. It was ...more

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Rachael Leigh Cook, Sean Astin, Tom Arnold The Final Season is a 2007 baseball film starring Sean Astin, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold, Powers Boothe, Brett Claywell, Michael Angarano, and Marshall Bell and directed by David Mickey ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Danny DeVito, John Goodman Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School is a 2005 musical romance film produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films and directed by Randall Miller. It is based on a 1990 short film of the ...more

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Linda Hamilton, Sean Astin, Cheri Oteri Smile is a 2005 film written and directed by Jeffrey Kramer.

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Morgan Freeman, Sean Astin, Ed Asner The Long Way Home is a 1997 documentary film directed by Mark Jonathan Harris. It depicts the plight of Jewish refugees after World War II that contributed to the creation of the State of ...more

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Dorothy and the Witches of Oz Christopher Lloyd, Mia Sara, Lance Henriksen

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And They're Off Sean Astin, Mo Collins, Greg Cipes And They're off is a 2011 comedy film written by Alan Grossbard and directed by Rob Schiller.

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Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Casey Affleck WWII in HD: The Air War is a 2010 documentary history war film directed by Sammy Jackson and written by Bruce Kennedy, Alec Michod and Liz Reph.

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Amy Smart, Sean Astin, Patty Duke Bigger Than the Sky is a 2005 film directed by Al Corley.

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Hilary Duff, Winona Ryder, Chevy Chase Stay Cool is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Ted Smith, and written by Mark Polish. The film stars Winona Ryder, Mark Polish, Hilary Duff, Sean Astin, Josh Holloway, Jon Cryer, and Chevy ...more

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Demoted David Cross, Sean Astin, Sara Foster Demoted is a 2011 American comedy film directed by J. B. Rogers and starring Michael Vartan, Sean Astin, Celia Weston and David Cross.

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Rachael Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Sean Astin Hercules is a 2005 RHI Entertainment television miniseries, chronicling the life of the legendary Greek hero, Heracles, called Hercules in this series. It is most often aired on television as a ...more

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Amazing Love Sean Astin, Patty Duke, Sammi Hanratty Amazing Love is a 2012 film written by Dave Christiano, Rich Christiano and Greg Mitchell and directed by Kevin Downes.

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Addicted To Fame Jesse Eisenberg, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sean Astin Addicted To Fame is a 2012 documentary biographical comedy film written and directed by David Giancola.

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Sean Astin, Rachel Miner, Sendhil Ramamurthy Love & Debate is a drama/romance film released in 2006 based on decisions everyday teenage girls have to make. It is a story of a young girl who has become the star in the debate club in her ...more

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Elisha Cuthbert, Donna Summer, William Michael Albert Broad

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The Last Producer Ann-Margret, Burt Reynolds, Sean Astin The Last Producer is a 2000 drama film directed by Burt Reynolds and written by Clyde Hayes.

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Shannon Elizabeth, Sean Astin, Brian Dennehy Dish Dogs is a direct-to-DVD romantic comedy film released in 2000. It stars Sean Astin and Matthew Lillard and was directed by Robert Kubilos. The film is about the relationship between two ...more

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Sean Astin, Mircea Monroe, Martha Higareda Borderland is a 2007 horror film written and directed by Zev Berman. It is very loosely based on the true story of Adolfo de Jesús Constanzo, the leader of a religious cult that practiced ...more

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Sean Astin, Stockard Channing, Levon Helm Staying Together is a 1989 film directed by Lee Grant.

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Sean Astin, Bruce Campbell, Stacy Keach Icebreaker is a 2000 action film starring Sean Astin, Stacy Keach and Bruce Campbell and written and directed by David Giancola.

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Sean Astin, Kirk Cameron, James Karen The Willies is an American 1990 comedy/horror film anthology written and directed by Brian Peck.

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Molly Ringwald, Sean Astin, Gabrielle Anwar Daddy Who? is a 1999 romantic comedy film written by Frederic Golchan, Guy de Maupassant and directed by Frederic Golchan.

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The Low Life Renée Zellweger, Kyra Sedgwick, Sean Astin The Low Life is a 1995 American film starring Rory Cochrane and directed and co-written by George Hickenlooper.

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Betty White, Sean Astin, Åsa Wallander Part Two: The Warm Mission is a 2009 action comedy short film directed by Tim Pyle.