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List of the best Susan Sarandon movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Susan Sarandon was a cult-film icon before she became an Oscar-winning actress, as one of her first roles was in the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Susan Sarandon'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 Susan Sarandon movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Susan Sarandon movies will be at the top of the list. Susan Sarandon has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Susan Sarandon movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Susan Sarandon films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

These films, like Dead Man Walking and Stepmom, include images when available.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Susan Sarandon movies?" and "What are the greatest Susan Sarandon roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Sarandon's strong characters, you might also enjoy our list of best Geena Davis movies and best Sean Penn movies.

Susan Sarandon is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Joel Schumacher, Ridley Scott and Peter Jackson. Susan Sarandon has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Sally Field and Anne Bancroft in terms of fame and success.

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Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 British-American musical comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The screenplay was written by Sharman and Richard O'Brien based on the 1973 musical ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, and starring Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones and Brad Renfro in his film debut. It is based on the novel of the ...more

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Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black This film is a 1995 American drama film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, and co-produced and directed by Tim Robbins, who adapted the screenplay from the non-fiction book of the same name. ...more

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Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins Bull Durham is a 1988 American romantic comedy sports film. It is partly based upon the minor league experiences of writer/director Ron Shelton and depicts the players and fans of the Durham ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of the same name. Directed by George Miller, the film stars Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne, ...more

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Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris Stepmom is a 1998 comedy-drama directed by Chris Columbus and starring Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, and Ed Harris. Sarandon won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress and ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney Lorenzo's Oil is a 1992 American drama film directed by George Miller. It is based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone, two parents in a relentless search for a cure for their son ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Burt Lancaster, Wallace Shawn Atlantic City is a 1980 French-Canadian romantic crime film directed by Louis Malle. Filmed in late 1979, it was released in France and Germany in 1980 and in the United States in 1981. The ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes Little Women is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong. The screenplay by Robin Swicord is based on the Louisa May Alcott novel of the same name. It is the fifth feature film ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon The Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, and Saoirse Ronan. A film ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri The Banger Sisters is a 2002 American comedy film produced by Fox Searchlight Pictures about the reunion of two middle-aged women who used to be friends and groupies when they were young. The ...more

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Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more

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Natalie Portman, Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri Anywhere but Here is a 1999 American dramatic film, based on the novel of the same name by Mona Simpson. The screenplay was written by Alvin Sargent, and the film was directed by Wayne Wang. It ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere Shall We Dance? is a 2004 American film that is a remake of the award-winning 1996 Japanese film of the same name. The film made its US premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, James Rebhorn Bernard and Doris is a 2006 film directed by Bob Balaban. The teleplay by Hugh Costello is a semi-fictionalized account of the relationship that developed between socialite heiress and ...more

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Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon, Keith Carradine Pretty Baby is a 1978 American historical fiction and drama film directed by Louis Malle, and starring Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, and Susan Sarandon. The screenplay was written by Polly ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere, Laetitia Casta Arbitrage is a 2012 American thriller drama film directed by Nicholas Jarecki and starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, and Brit Marling. Filming began in April 2011 in New York City. ...more

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Amanda Seyfried, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams The Big Wedding is a 2013 American comedy film written and directed by Justin Zackham. It is an American remake of the original 2006 Swiss/French film Mon frère se marie, written by ...more

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Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon, Amanda Peet Igby Goes Down is a 2002 comedy-drama film that follows the life of Igby Slocumb, a rebellious and sardonic New York City teenager who attempts to break free of his familial ties and wealthy, ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Joan Allen, Joe Mantegna Compromising Positions is a 1985 American film released by Paramount and directed by Frank Perry. The screenplay, by Susan Isaacs, was adapted from her 1978 novel. The plot concerns a Long ...more

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Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick Joe is a 1970 drama film distributed by Cannon Films and starring Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick and Susan Sarandon in her film debut. The film was directed by John G. Avildsen.

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Emily Blunt, Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill Irresistible is a 2006 drama thriller film written and directed by Ann Turner.

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Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder The Great Waldo Pepper is a 1975 drama film directed, produced, and co-written by George Roy Hill. Set during 1926–1931, the film stars Robert Redford as a disaffected World War I veteran pilot ...more

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Kate Winslet, Mandy Moore, Susan Sarandon Romance & Cigarettes is a 2005 American musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John Turturro. The film stars an ensemble cast which includes James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, ...more

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Ice Bound Susan Sarandon, Kenneth Welsh, Aidan Devine Ice Bound is a 2003 television film directed by Roger Spottiswoode.

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Susan Sarandon, Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy Peacock is a 2010 American psychological thriller directed by Michael Lander, written by Lander and Ryan Roy, and starring Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page and Susan Sarandon. It was editor Sally ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline, Alan Rickman The January Man is a 1989 comedy/thriller film, directed by Pat O'Connor from a screenplay by John Patrick Shanley. The film stars Kevin Kline as Nick Starkey, a smart ex-New York City police ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was produced by Tim Burton and ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan The Greatest is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Shana Feste in her directorial debut, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan, and Michael Shannon.

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Susan Sarandon, Michael Lerner, John Beck The Other Side of Midnight is a 1977 American drama film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Marie-France Pisier, John Beck and Susan Sarandon. Herman Raucher wrote the screenplay based on ...more

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Dragonfly Susan Sarandon, Beau Bridges Dragonfly is a 1976 drama film directed by Gilbert Cates.

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Susan Sarandon, Willa Holland, Eva Amurri Middle of Nowhere is a comedy-drama film directed by John Stockwell and written by Michelle Morgan.

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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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Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon The Front Page is a 1974 American comedy-drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on Ben Hecht and ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Goldblum Cats & Dogs is a 2001 American-Australian action-comedy film, directed by Lawrence Guterman. The screenplay by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra centers on the relationships between cats and ...more

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Charlize Theron, James Franco, Susan Sarandon In the Valley of Elah is a 2007 film written and directed by Paul Haggis, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, and Susan Sarandon. The film’s title refers to the Biblical valley where the ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim Robbins. It tells the rise of Bob Roberts, a right-wing politician who is a candidate for an upcoming ...more

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Sienna Miller, Jude Law, Marisa Tomei Alfie is a 2004 British/American comedy film based on the 1966 British film of the same name, starring Jude Law as the title character, originally played by Michael Caine. The film was written, ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Susan Sarandon, Paul Newman Twilight is a 1998 thriller/Neo-noir film directed by Robert Benton. It stars Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, Reese Witherspoon, Stockard Channing, and James Garner. The screenplay ...more

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Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Baldwin Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. Alec Baldwin has a small role as a CEO of an ...more

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Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden Robot & Frank is a 2012 film written by Christopher D. Ford and directed by Jake Schreier.

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Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow Rugrats in Paris: The Movie is a 2000 American animated comedy-drama film and the sequel to The Rugrats Movie that follows the continuing adventures of the Rugrats. In the film, Chuckie Finster ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Jason Segel, Judy Greer Jeff, Who Lives at Home is an American comedy-drama film starring Jason Segel and Ed Helms, written and directed by Jay and Mark Duplass and co-starring Judy Greer and Susan Sarandon. The film ...more

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Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman Speed Racer is a 2008 American sports action film based on the Japanese anime and manga series of the same name by Tatsunoko Productions. The film was written and directed by The Wachowskis, and ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is a 2010 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone, a sequel to Wall Street. It stars Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Carey Mulligan, Frank ...more

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Marlon Brando, Susan Sarandon, Donald Sutherland A Dry White Season is a film released in 1989 by Davros Films and Sundance Productions and distributed by MGM. It was directed by Euzhan Palcy and produced by Paula Weinstein, Mary Selway and ...more

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Penélope Cruz, Robin Williams, Susan Sarandon Noel is a 2004 Christmas-themed drama film written by David Hubbard and directed by Chazz Palminteri. It stars Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin, Daniel Sunjata and ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas Solitary Man is a 2009 drama film written by Brian Koppelman, directed by David Levien and Brian Koppelman.