The Best Virginia Madsen Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 809 votes 177 voters 15.6k views

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

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

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Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

Released: 2004

Directed by: Alexander Payne

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Tom Selleck, Mark Harmon, Christian Kane

Released: 2001

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Crossfire Trail is a 2001 Western film directed by Simon Wincer and starring Tom Selleck, Virginia Madsen, and Wilford Brimley. Based on the 1954 Louis L'Amour Western novel of the same name, ...more
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Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

Released: 1992

Directed by: Bernard Rose

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Jennifer Connelly, Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen

Released: 1990

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

The Hot Spot is a 1990 American film noir directed by Dennis Hopper and based on the 1952 book Hell Hath No Fury by Charles Williams. It stars Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, and Jennifer ...more
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Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt

Released: 1984

Directed by: David Lynch

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Electric Dreams Virginia Madsen, Bud Cort, Maxwell Caulfield

Released: 1984

Directed by: Steve Barron

Electric Dreams is a 1984 British-American science fiction romantic comedy-drama film set in San Francisco, California, that depicts a love triangle between a man, a woman and a personal ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Kenan Thompson

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The Magic of Belle Isle is a 2012 drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Guy Thomas. The film's cast includes Morgan Freeman and Virginia Madsen.

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Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Peter Cornwell

The Haunting in Connecticut is a 2009 American psychological horror film produced by Gold Circle Films and directed by Peter Cornwell. The film is alleged to be about Carmen Snedeker and her ...more

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Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen

Released: 1995

Directed by: Gregory Widen

The Prophecy is a 1995 American fantasy horror-thriller film starring Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz, and Viggo Mortensen. It was written and directed by Gregory ...more

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Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, J.K. Simmons

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Polish, Polish brothers

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Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 2006

Directed by: Robert Altman

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Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Julie Christie

Released: 2011

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

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Virginia Madsen, Dermot Mulroney, William Petersen

Released: 1987

Directed by: Martin Davidson

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Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Released: 2006

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Firewall is a 2006 British-American thriller film directed by Richard Loncraine and written by Joe Forte. The film stars Harrison Ford as a banker who is forced by criminals, led by Paul ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Virginia Madsen, Penelope Ann Miller

Released: 2001

Directed by: John Bradshaw

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Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

Released: 1996

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Ghosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods. The plot is based on the true story of the 1994 trial of ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Virginia Madsen, Mariel Hemingway

Released: 1985

Directed by: Ivan Passer

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Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside

Released: 1991

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

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Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke

Released: 1997

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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John Candy, Gilbert Gottfried, Burgess Meredith

Released: 1988

Directed by: Michael Dinner

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Virginia Madsen, Cynthia Gibb, Daphne Zuniga

Released: 1986

Directed by: Jerry Kramer

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Virginia Madsen, Jean Smart, Jon Polito

Released: 1986

Directed by: Duncan Gibbins

Fire with Fire is a 1986 American romantic drama film about a young woman from a Catholic boarding school who runs away with an escapee from a nearby prison camp. The film stars Virginia Madsen, ...more

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Rob Lowe, John Cusack, Jacqueline Bissett

Released: 1983

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

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A Murderous Affair William H. Macy, Virginia Madsen, Robert Picardo

Released: 1992

Directed by: Martin Davidson