Entertainment 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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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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Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was the sixth film produced by Pixar ...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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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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Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Jean Lenauer
My Dinner with Andre is a 1981 film starring Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn, written by Gregory and Shawn, and directed by Louis Malle. The film depicts a conversation between Gregory and Shawn ...more
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Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack, Catherine O'Hara
Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and loosely based on the fable of the same name. As the 46th animated feature in the ...more
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Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence, Wallace Shawn
A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film directed by Kevin Lima The film's plot revolves around the father-son relationship between Goofy and Max as Goofy believes that he's ...more
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Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen
Shadows and Fog is a black-and-white thriller comedy film directed by Woody Allen. It stars Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Madonna, and Kenneth Mars. It was filmed on a ...more
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Charlize Theron, Woody Allen, Helen Hunt
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is a 2001 comedy film written by, directed by, and starring Woody Allen. The cast also features Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Elizabeth Berkley, John Schuck, Wallace ...more
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Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton
Manhattan is a 1979 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen and produced by Charles H. Joffe. The screenplay was written by Allen and Marshall Brickman. Allen co-stars as a ...more
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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson
Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and directed by Richard Kelly. The title refers to the Southland, a name used by locals to refer to Southern ...more
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Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Michael Moore
Canadian Bacon is a 1995 comedy film which satirizes Canada–United States relations along the Canada–United States border written, directed, and produced by Michael Moore. It was screened in the ...more
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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Dick
Happily N'Ever After is a 2007 film.
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham, Matthew Broderick
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director Alan Rudolph and former Washington Star reporter Randy Sue Coburn. Directed by Rudolph, it starred ...more
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Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland, Mary Stuart Masterson
Heaven Help Us is a 1985 comedy-drama film starring Andrew McCarthy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Donald Sutherland, Wallace Shawn, Stephen Geoffreys, John Heard, and Patrick Dempsey.
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Kathy Ireland, Jeffrey Jones, Teri Garr
Mom and Dad Save the World is a 1992 sci-fi adventure, family, romantic comedy film. Jon Lovitz plays Emperor Tod Spengo who is the cruel, silly and over-dramatic emperor of the planet named ...more
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Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe, Seth Green
The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Tony Richardson and stars Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, ...more
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Julianne Moore, Wallace Shawn, Brooke Smith
Vanya on 42nd Street is a 1994 film by Louis Malle and Andre Gregory. The film is an intimate, interpretive performance of the play Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov as adapted by David Mamet. The ...more
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Wallace Shawn, Louise Fletcher, Nancy Allen
Strange Invaders is a 1983 science-fiction film directed by Michael Laughlin. It was made as a tribute to the sci-fi films of the 1950s, notably The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. It stars Paul ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller, Danny DeVito
Duplex is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore. The film was called Our House for its release in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Amanda Peet
Melinda and Melinda is a 2004 comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It was premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. The film is set in Manhattan and stars ...more
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Matthew Perry, Tony Danza, Wallace Shawn
She's Out of Control is an independent American 1989 coming of age comedy film starring Tony Danza, Ami Dolenz and Catherine Hicks. The original music score was composed by Alan Silvestri. The ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Ernest Borgnine, Sheena Easton
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 is a 1996 animated musical adventure film, and a sequel to Goldcrest Films' 1989 animated film All Dogs Go to Heaven. Produced by MGM Animation It is directed by Larry ...more