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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.

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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 Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 1 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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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Charles Siebert
White Water Summer is a 1987 American drama film directed by Jeff Bleckner.
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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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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.