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The Best Tatum O'Neal Movies

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

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List ranges from Paper Moon to Little Noises and more.

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  • Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal
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    Released1973

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Real-life father and daughter Ryan and Tatum O'Neal team up as slick con-artists Moses Pray and Addie Loggins in 1930s Kansas. When "Moze" is unexpectedly saddled with getting the 9-year-old Addie to  ...more

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  • Matt Dillon, Tatum O'Neal
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    2

    Released1980

    Directed byRonald F. Maxwell

    Little Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol and featuring Armand Assante and Matt Dillon. It was directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. The screenplay was written by Kimi  ...more

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  • Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal
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    6

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

    Hard-drinking, ex-minor-league hopeful Morris Buttermaker (Walter Matthau) grumpily agrees to coach a Little League team at the behest of lawyer-councilman Bob Whitewood (Ben Piazza), who has a  ...more

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    Sweet Lorraine

    Tatum O'Neal
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    1

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher C. Frieri

    Sweet Lorraine is a 2010 film directed by Christopher C. Frieri.
  • Tatum O'Neal, Peter Fonda
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    2

    Released1985

    Directed byStephen Gyllenhaal

    Certain Fury is a 1985 American action/drama film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starring Tatum O'Neal and Irene Cara.  ...more
  • 6

    Last Will

    Tom Berenger, Tatum O'Neal
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    2

    Released2010

    Directed byBrent Huff

    Last Will is a 2011 mystery drama film starring Tatum O'Neal and Tom Berenger. It was shot in Kansas City, Missouri on a modest budget.  ...more
  • Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning
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    3

    Released2010

    Directed byFloria Sigismondi

    Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning), two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way  ...more

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  • Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer
    5
    3

    Released1978

    Directed byBryan Forbes

    This sequel to "National Velvet" follows Sarah Brown (Tatum O'Neal), a young girl who is sent to England after her parents die in a car crash. There, she lives with her aunt Velvet (Nanette Newman)  ...more
  • Tatum O'Neal, Penelope Ann Miller
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    1

    Released2009

    Directed byConnie Stevens

    Saving Grace B. Jones is an independent feature written, produced, and directed by Connie Stevens. The film made its world premiere in the Philadelphia Film Festival/Cinefest on March 28, 2009 and  ...more
  • 10

    Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story

    Tatum O'Neal, Peggy McCay
    2
    1
    Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story is a 1993 biography/drama TV movie written and directed by Sandor Stern .
  • Burt Reynolds, Tatum O'Neal
    5
    4

    Released1976

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Nickelodeon is a 1976 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and stars Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds and Tatum O'Neal. According to Bogdanovich, the film was based on true stories told to him by  ...more
  • Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott
    5
    4

    Released1996

    Directed byJulian Schnabel

    Despite living a life of extreme poverty in Brooklyn, graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) strives to rise up through the heady New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s. He becomes  ...more
  • 13

    The Technical Writer

    Tatum O'Neal, William Forsythe
    3
    3

    Released2003

    Directed byScott Saunders

    The Technical Writer is a 2003 drama film written by Michael Harris and Scott Saunders and directed by Scott Saunders.
  • Ashley Benson, Tatum O'Neal
    2
    2

    Released2008

    Directed byTom McLoughlin

    Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal is a film directed by Tom McLoughlin released on Aug 2, 2008.  ...more
  • Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert
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    5

    Released2002

    Directed byGlen Pitre

    The Scoundrel's Wife is a 2002 romantic drama film directed by Glen Pitre, who co-wrote screenplay with Michelle Benoit, and starring by Tatum O'Neal.  ...more
  • Tatum O'Neal, Crispin Glover
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    4

    Directed byJane Spencer

    Little Noises is a 1992 dramedy film directed by Jane Spencer. The movie was released on June 1, 1992 in the United States and stars Crispin Glover as an awkward and unsuccessful writer who achieves  ...more
  • Vanessa Williams, Nashawn Kearse
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    3

    Released2006

    Directed byAnthony Lover

    In New York City, impoverished brothers Isaiah and James share a strong bond of love, which their mother forged in their youth. It is unwavering despite one's developmental disability and in the face  ...more
  • Richard Burton, Tatum O'Neal
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    5

    Released1980

    Directed byJules Dassin

    Circle of Two is a 1980 Canadian film. It starred Richard Burton as a 60-year old artist who falls in love with a sixteen-year-old played by Tatum O'Neal. It was the last film directed by acclaimed  ...more
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    Mr. Sophistication

    Tatum O'Neal, Gina Torres
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    2

    Released2012

    Directed byDanny Green

    Mr. Sophistication is a 2012 drama film directed by Danny Green.
  • Released1983

    Directed byGilbert Cates

    It's probably the most famous story of trespassing in fiction. In this version, its unquestionably the most entertaining. Tatum O'Neal stars as the mischievous but lovable heroine in this story of a  ...more
  • Tatum O'Neal, Shirley Knight
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    4

    Released1981

    Directed byPeter Werner

    Prisoners is a 1981 American-New Zealand drama film directed by Peter Werner and starring Tatum O'Neal, Colin Friels and David Hemmings. Although its budget was roughly $4.2 million it was never  ...more