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The Best Stockard Channing Movies 

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

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

This list contains films like Hitler: The Rise of Evil and Six Degrees of Separation.

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

Movie fans who love Stockard Channing have also been known to enjoy films starring Lillian Gish and Brenda Blethyn.

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John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Released: 1978

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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Ed Asner, Stockard Channing, Annette O'Toole

Released: 1973

Directed by: Lee Philips

The Girl Most Likely to... is a black comedy with slight psychological thriller elements written by Joan Rivers and Agnes Gallin and starring Stockard Channing and Edward Asner. The film was ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood

Released: 1998

Directed by: Griffin Dunne

Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Goldie Hawn, Heather Locklear

Released: 1996

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

The First Wives Club is a 1996 comedy film, based on the best-selling 1992 novel of the same name by Olivia Goldsmith. Narrated by Diane Keaton, it stars Keaton, Goldie Hawn, and Bette Midler as ...more

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Will Smith, Heather Graham, Ian McKellen

Released: 1993

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Six Degrees of Separation is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Fred Schepisi. It serves as a film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated John Guare play of the same title, which ...more

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Natalie Portman, Sally Field, Ashley Judd

Released: 2000

Directed by: Matt Williams

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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Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze

Released: 1995

Directed by: Beeban Kidron

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is a 1995 American comedy film, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo as three New York drag queens who embark on a road ...more

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Julia Stiles, Stockard Channing, Anita Mui

Released: 2001

Directed by: Patrick Stettner

The Business of Strangers is a 2001 film that tells the story of an eventful night shared between a middle-aged businesswoman and her young assistant. The independent film was directed by ...more
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Christina Ricci, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito

Released: 2003

Directed by: Woody Allen

Anything Else is a 2003 romantic comedy film. The film was written and directed by Woody Allen, produced by his sister Letty Aronson, and stars Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Woody Allen, ...more

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Diane Lane, John Cusack, Christopher Plummer

Released: 2005

Directed by: Gary David Goldberg

Must Love Dogs is a 2005 romantic comedy film based on Claire Cook's eponymous 2002 novel. Starring Diane Lane and John Cusack, it is the third film directed and written by Gary David Goldberg ...more

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Ashley Judd, Forest Whitaker, William Hurt

Released: 1995

Directed by: Paul Auster, Wayne Wang

Smoke is a 1995 American independent film. It was produced by Hisami Kuroiwa, Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein and directed by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster. Among others, it features Harvey ...more
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Ann-Margret, James Cromwell, Madeline Kahn

Released: 1978

Directed by: Robert Moore

The Cheap Detective is a 1978 American satirical comedy film written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore. It stars Peter Falk as Lou Peckinpaugh, a detective in the Humphrey Bogart mold. ...more

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Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2008

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. ...more

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RuPaul, Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth

Released: 2000

Directed by: Lee Rose

The Truth About Jane is a Lifetime Original Movie, directed by Lee Rose, that first aired on TV on August 7, 2000 and stars Stockard Channing, Ellen Muth, Kelly Rowan Jenny O Hara and RuPaul. ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, Stockard Channing, Beverly DAngelo

Released: 1997

Directed by: Matthew Irmas

Edie and Pen is a 1996 comedy film directed by Matthew Irmas.
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Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese

Released: 2000

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Isn't She Great is a 2000 American film, that presents a fictionalized biography of best-selling author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. The film was directed by Andrew Bergman, with a ...more

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Stockard Channing, Ed Begley, Jr.

Released: 1990

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Meet the Applegates is a 1989 American black comedy film directed by Michael Lehmann. It was filmed in 1989, but not released until 1991. It takes a dark, satirical look at the end of the world, ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1986

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Heartburn is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Stockard Channing, Jeff Daniels and Miloš Forman. The screenplay by Nora Ephron ...more
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Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Glenn Close

Released: 2003

Directed by: James Ivory

Le Divorce is a 2003 Merchant Ivory Productions film directed by James Ivory from a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Ivory, based on Diane Johnson's best-selling novel.
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Stockard Channing, José Ferrer, Larry Hagman

Released: 1976

Directed by: James Frawley

The Big Bus is a 1976 American comedy film starring Stockard Channing and Joseph Bologna, and directed by James Frawley. A spoof of the disaster movie genre, it follows the maiden cross-country ...more

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Stockard Channing

Released: 1979

Directed by: Lou Antonio

Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story is a 1979 drama biography TV movie directed by Lou Antonio.
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Stockard Channing, Sam Waterston, Franklyn Ajaye

Released: 1976

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Sweet Revenge is a 1976 American comedy film directed by Jerry Schatzberg. It was entered into the 1976 Cannes Film Festival. This was the second leading role for actress Stockard Channing in a ...more
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Sparkle Bob Hoskins, Stockard Channing, Anthony Head

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tom Hunsinger, Neil Hunter

Sparkle is a 2007 British comedy film written and directed by Tom Hunsinger and Neil Hunter and was shot on location in London, Liverpool and the Isle of Man.
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Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Stockard Channing

Released: 1975

Directed by: Mike Nichols

The Fortune is a 1975 American comedy film starring Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty, and directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Adrien Joyce focuses on two bumbling con men who plot to ...more
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An Unexpected Family Stockard Channing

Released: 1996

Directed by: Larry Elikann

An Unexpected Family is a 1996 television film directed by Larry Elikann.