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The Best Theresa Russell Movies 

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

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

Cold Heaven and Dark World are included in this list.

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

Robert Altman and Steven Soderbergh are among those who have directed Theresa Russell at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Dennis Hopper, Debra Winger, Diane Ladd

Released: 1987

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Black Widow is a 1987 thriller film starring Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey and Nicol Williamson. Dennis Hopper has a short role at the beginning of the film. It is a crime drama about ...more

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Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott

Released: 1984

Directed by: John Byrum

The Razor's Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel, following the 1946 film version with Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney. This version stars Bill Murray, Theresa ...more

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Jeremy Irons, Alec Guinness, Ian Holm

Released: 1991

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Kafka is a 1991 mystery thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Ostensibly a biopic, based on the life of Franz Kafka, the film blurs the lines between fact and Kafka's fiction, creating a ...more
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Theresa Russell

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ken Russell

Whore is a 1991 British-American drama film directed by Ken Russell and starring Theresa Russell. The screenplay by Russell is based on David Hines's prize-winning monologue, Bondage. While not ...more
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Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell

Released: 1985

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Insignificance is a 1985 British comedy-drama film directed by Nicolas Roeg, produced by Jeremy Thomas and Alexander Stuart, and adapted by Terry Johnson from his play of the same name. The film ...more
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Sting, Lena Headey, Alan Bates

Released: 1995

Directed by: John-Paul Davidson

The Grotesque is a 1995 British film by John-Paul Davidson, adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath. It stars Alan Bates, Lena Headey, Theresa Russell and Sting. Academy ...more
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Theresa Russell, Jeff Fahey, George Dzundza

Released: 1990

Directed by: Sondra Locke

Impulse is a 1990 thriller film about a female police officer who works undercover as a prostitute on the streets of Los Angeles. The film was directed by Sondra Locke, and stars Theresa ...more
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Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Gary Busey

Released: 1978

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard, Dustin Hoffman

Straight Time is a 1978 film directed by Ulu Grosbard, starring Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, M. Emmet Walsh, and Kathy Bates.
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Mickey Rourke, Gene Hackman, Joe Pesci

Released: 1983

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Eureka is a 1983 film, directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is the story of a Klondike prospector, Jack McCann who strikes it rich, yet ends up fearing that his daughter Tracy and his son-in-law are ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1976

Directed by: Elia Kazan

The Last Tycoon is a 1976 American dramatic film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Sam Spiegel, based upon Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon, ...more
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Elizabeth Hurley, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

Released: 1987

Directed by: Ken Russell, Julien Temple, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, + more

Aria is a 1987 British anthology film produced by Don Boyd from Virgin Group's visual section consisting of ten short films by a variety of directors. It was entered into the 1987 Cannes Film ...more
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Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd, Sandra Bernhard

Released: 1988

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Track 29 is a 1988 film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It was produced by George Harrison's HandMade Films with Rick McCallum. The film was nominated for and won a few awards at regional film ...more
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Mark Harmon, Talia Shire, Theresa Russell

Released: 1991

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Cold Heaven is a film, released in 1991, which was directed by Nicolas Roeg. The film score was by Stanley Myers. The screenplay, by Allan Scott, is based on a novel of the same name by Northern ...more
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John Saxon, Eva Robin's, Giuliano Gemma

Released: 1982

Directed by: Dario Argento

Tenebrae is a 1982 Italian horror thriller film written and directed by Dario Argento. The film stars Anthony Franciosa, John Saxon and Daria Nicolodi. After having experimented with two ...more

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The Proposition Theresa Russell, Patrick Bergin, Richard Lynch

Released: 1997

Directed by: Strathford Hamilton

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Ryan Gosling, Billy Zane, Natasha Leggero

Released: 2001

Directed by: Henry Bean

The Believer is a 2001 American drama film co-written and directed by Henry Bean. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Daniel Balint, a Jew who becomes a Neo-Nazi. It won the Grand Jury Prize at the ...more
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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and ...more

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Salma Hayek, Sharon Stone, Meg Ryan

Released: 2002

Directed by: Rosanna Arquette

Searching for Debra Winger is a 2002 American documentary film conceived and directed by Rosanna Arquette. It presents a series of interviews with leading actresses who discuss the various ...more
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Alyssa Milano, James Marsden, Eric Roberts

Released: 1996

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Public Enemies is a 1996 film directed by Mark L. Lester. The movie centers on the 1930s figure Ma Barker and her criminal sons. The movie was filmed in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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Theresa Russell, Michael Paré, James Russo

Released: 2008

Directed by: Zia Mojabi

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Theresa Russell, John Beck, Curtis Armstrong

Released: 2002

Directed by: Jim Wynorski

Project Viper is a 2002 science-fiction thriller starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong and Tamara Davies that debuted as a Sci Fi Pictures TV-movie on the Sci Fi Channel. ...more
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Katherine Heigl, Theresa Russell, Corbin Bernsen

Released: 2003

Directed by: Michael Landon, Jr.

Love Comes Softly is a 2003 Christian drama television movie set in the 19th century, based on a series of books by Janette Oke. It originally aired on Hallmark Channel in 2003. It was directed ...more
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Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Theresa Russell

Released: 1989

Directed by: Michael Crichton

Physical Evidence is a 1989 crime thriller film directed by Michael Crichton. It stars Burt Reynolds alongside Theresa Russell and Ned Beatty. Reynolds plays Joe Paris, a beleaguered ex-police ...more
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16 to Life Mandy Musgrave, Theresa Russell, Shiloh Fernandez

Released: 2009

Directed by: Becky Smith

16 to Life is a comedy film directed by Becky Smith and stars Hallee Hirsh as Kate, a bookish teen about to turn 16 who plays match-maker for her friends. Co-stars include: Shiloh Fernandez, ...more
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Emmy Rossum, Jason Isaacs, Sofia Milos

Released: 2002

Directed by: Dan Ireland

Passionada is a 2002 romantic comedy film. It is directed by Dan Ireland and stars Jason Isaacs, Sofia Milos and Emmy Rossum, co-starring Seymour Cassel and Theresa Russell. The story is by ...more