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The Best Sean Astin Movies  

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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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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sean Astin Movies
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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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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The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sean Astin Movies
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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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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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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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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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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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
This film is a 1989 American black comedy film based upon the 1981 novel of the same name by Warren Adler. The film follows a wealthy couple with a seemingly perfect marriage. When their ...more
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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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Gloria Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sean Astin Movies
Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera
Gloria Bell is a 2019 Chilean-American film directed by Sebastián Lelio, and a reimagining of the 2013 film Gloria. A free-spirited woman in her 50s (Julianne Moore) seeks out love at ...more
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Like Father Like Son 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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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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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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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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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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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.