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The Best Wallace Shawn Movies  

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

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

List features films like Critical Care, Saigon—Year of the Cat, and many more

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

Brett Ratner and Woody Allen have both worked with Wallace Shawn over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more
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Hawaiian Vacation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wallace Shawn Movies
Hawaiian Vacation Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton, Tim Allen
Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation is a 2011 Pixar computer animated short film directed by Gary Rydstrom. It is the first short in the Toy Story Toons series. The short features characters from ...more
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Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen
Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more
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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more
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Mark Hamill, Wallace Shawn, Kathy Najimy
Hijinks ho! It's a swashbuckling pirate adventure when Tom sets sail as a lowly cabin cat for the biggest, baddest pirate on the high seas: the infamous Captain Red and his bossy talking parrot. ...more
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Alan Arkin, Madeline Kahn, Wallace Shawn
Simon is a 1980 American comedy film. It was directed by Marshall Brickman and stars Alan Arkin.
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Bill Murray, Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver
Company Man is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Peter Askin and Douglas McGrath. The film stars McGrath, Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro, Ryan Phillippe, Alan Cumming, Anthony ...more
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Hayden Panettiere, Tim Curry, Jay Leno
Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King is the twelfth in the series of Scooby-Doo direct-to-video films produced by Warner Bros. Animation. This movie, along with the next film Samurai Sword were both ...more
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Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton
Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into ...more
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Wallace Shawn, Barbara Harris, Michelle Meyrink
Nice Girls Don't Explode is a 1987 independently made American comedy film produced by Douglas Curtis, directed by Chuck Martinez, and starring Barbara Harris, Michelle Meyrink, William O'Leary, ...more
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Alec Guinness, Dudley Moore, John Huston
Lovesick is a 1983 romantic comedy film. It was written and directed by Marshall Brickman. It stars Dudley Moore and Elizabeth McGovern and features Alec Guinness as the ghost of Sigmund Freud.
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Alicia Silverstone, Sigourney Weaver, Krysten Ritter
Vamps is a 2012 American comedy horror film that reunites Clueless director Amy Heckerling with actors Alicia Silverstone and Wallace Shawn and was released on November 2, 2012.
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Helen Mirren, James Spader, Anne Bancroft
Critical Care is a 1997 film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film is a satire about American medicine. The screenplay by Steven Schwartz is based on the novel by Richard Dooling and stars James ...more
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Wallace Shawn, Julie Hagerty, Tom Noonan
The Wife is a 1995 film written and directed by Tom Noonan, based on his play Wifey. The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival, after Noonan had won the ...more
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Taryn Manning, Wallace Shawn, Nick Stahl
The Speed of Thought is a 2011 thriller film written and directed by Evan Oppenheimer. The film stars Nick Stahl, Taryn Manning, and Mía Maestro.
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Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Wallace Shawn
Deal of the Century is a 1983 American comedy film directed by William Friedkin and starring Chevy Chase, Gregory Hines, and Sigourney Weaver. The film follows the adventures of several arms ...more
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Wendie Malick, Wallace Shawn, Kate Capshaw
A Little Sex is a 1982 comedy film by MTM Enterprises and distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by Bruce Paltrow and written by Robert De Laurentiis. A young married man, formerly a ...more
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Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd
Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more
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Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Nolte
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore is a 2010 family action comedy film, directed by Brad Peyton. The film stars Chris O'Donnell and Jack McBrayer. The film also stars the voices of ...more
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Chloë Grace Moretz, Chevy Chase, Christopher Lloyd
Jack and the Beanstalk is a 2009 low-budget live-action adaptation of the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk directed by Gary J. Tunnicliffe.
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Tony Danza, Wallace Shawn, Jane Sibbett
Disney's Noah is a 1998 made-for-television film that was directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie premiered on October 11, 1998 and stars Tony Danza as a modern day carpenter tasked with building an
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Small Fry Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton, Jane Lynch
Toy Story Toons: Small Fry is a 2011 Pixar computer animated short directed by Angus MacLane. It premiered with the theatrical release of The Muppets on November 23, 2011. Small Fry is the ...more
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Love Thy Neighbor Roy Scheider, Charlie Day, Wallace Shawn
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Tilly
House Arrest is a 1996 comedy film. The film was directed by Harry Winer who has directed other films but is more prolific as a television series director. The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and ...more