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

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This list is made up of many different films, including Fargo and Boogie Nights.

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Notable directors that have worked with William H. Macy include names like Joel Schumacher, Woody Allen and Paul Thomas Anderson. If you're a fan of William H. Macy, then check out our lists of the best Craig T. Nelson and Timothy Olyphant movies as well.

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Fargo Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand Fargo is a 1996 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant Minnesota police chief who ...more

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Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham Boogie Nights is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It is set in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley and focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher, Eddie Adams, ...more

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Pleasantville Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and ...more

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The Cooler Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Estella Warren The Cooler is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Wayne Kramer. The original screenplay was written by Kramer and Frank Hannah. In old school gambling parlance, a casino "cooler" is ...more

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Mystery Men Ben Stiller, Tom Waits, Hank Azaria Mystery Men is a 1999 American superhero comedy film directed by Kinka Usher and written by Neil Cuthbert and Bob Burden, loosely based on Burden's Flaming Carrot Comics, and starring Hank ...more

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Air Force One Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close Air Force One is a 1997 American political action thriller film written by Andrew W. Marlowe and directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is about a group of Russian terrorists that ...more

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Wild Hogs John Travolta, Marisa Tomei, Martin Lawrence Wild Hogs is a 2007 biker comedy road film directed by Walt Becker and starring Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy. It was released nationwide in the United States and ...more

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Magnolia Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, ...more

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Jurassic Park III Téa Leoni, William H. Macy, Laura Dern Jurassic Park III is a 2001 American science fiction adventure monster film. It is the third installment in the Jurassic Park franchise and a sequel to the 1997 film The Lost World: Jurassic ...more

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Mr. Holland's Opus Alicia Witt, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard Mr. Holland's Opus is a 1995 American drama film directed by Stephen Herek, produced by Ted Field, Robert W. Cort, and Michael Nolin, and written by Patrick Sheane Duncan. It stars Richard ...more

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Sahara Penélope Cruz, Matthew McConaughey, William H. Macy Sahara, an American/Spanish 2005 action–comedy adventure film directed by Breck Eisner, is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Clive Cussler. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Steve ...more

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Down Periscope Kelsey Grammer, Rob Schneider, William H. Macy Down Periscope is a 1996 20th Century Fox comedy film produced by Robert Lawrence and directed by David S. Ward, starring Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly and Rob Schneider and co-starring Bruce ...more

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Seabiscuit Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire Seabiscuit is a 2003 American biographical sports psychological-drama thriller film based on the best-selling non-fiction book Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand. The film is ...more

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Thank You for Smoking Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello Thank You for Smoking is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Jason Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart, based on the 1994 satirical novel of the same name by Christopher Buckley. It ...more

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Wag the Dog Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film produced and directed by Barry Levinson. The screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet was loosely adapted from Larry Beinhart's novel American Hero. ...more

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A Civil Action John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates A Civil Action is a 1998 American drama film that was directed by Steven Zaillian, that stars John Travolta and Robert Duvall, and that is based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Harr. ...more

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Door to Door Helen Mirren, William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick Door to Door was a 2002 TV movie about the late Bill Porter, a door-to-door salesman with cerebral palsy. The film was produced for the TNT cable network and was nominated for twelve Emmy ...more

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The Lincoln Lawyer Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei. ...more

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Searching for Bobby Fischer Ben Kingsley, William H. Macy, Laurence Fishburne Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in the United Kingdom as Innocent Moves, is a 1993 American drama film written and directed by Steven Zaillian. The film was his directorial debut, and ...more

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Murder in the First Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, William H. Macy Murder in the First is a largely fictitious 1995 film, directed by Marc Rocco, about a petty criminal named Henri Young who is put on trial for murder in the first degree. The film also stars ...more

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State and Main Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin, Julia Stiles State and Main is a 2000 comedy film, written and directed by David Mamet and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rebecca Pidgeon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Stiles, William H. Macy and Alec ...more

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Benny & Joon Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy Benny & Joon is a 1993 romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about how two eccentric individuals, Sam and Juniper "Joon", find each other and fall in love. Aidan ...more

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Psycho Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Vince Vaughn Psycho is a 1998 American horror film produced and directed by Gus Van Sant for Universal Pictures, a remake of the 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Both films are adapted from Robert ...more

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The Client Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker The Client is a 1994 American legal thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher, and starring Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones and Brad Renfro in his film debut. It is based on the novel of the ...more

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Happy, Texas William H. Macy, Ron Perlman, Ally Walker Happy, Texas is a comedy film released in 1999 directed by Mark Illsley, and starring Steve Zahn, Jeremy Northam and William H. Macy.

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Ghosts of Mississippi Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods 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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Cellular Jessica Biel, Kim Basinger, Chris Evans Cellular is a 2004 American action crime thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, and William H. Macy. The screenplay was written by Chris ...more

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Somewhere in Time Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film adaptation of the 1975 novel Bid Time Return by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The ...more

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Bobby Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone Bobby is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, and starring an ensemble cast. The screenplay is a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the June 5, 1968 ...more

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Homicide William H. Macy, Ving Rhames, Joe Mantegna Homicide is a crime-drama film written and directed by David Mamet, and released in 1991. The film's cast includes Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy, and Ving Rhames. It was entered in the 1991 ...more

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Spartan Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer, William H. Macy Spartan is a 2004 American political thriller film written and directed by David Mamet. It features Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, Tia Texada, Ed O'Neill, William H. Macy, and Kristen Bell. It was ...more

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Edmond Denise Richards, Mena Suvari, Julia Stiles Edmond is a 2005 American drama-thriller film directed by Stuart Gordon and starring William H. Macy, based on the 1982 play Edmond by David Mamet. Mamet also wrote the screenplay for the film. ...more

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Welcome to Collinwood George Clooney, Gabrielle Union, William H. Macy Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 American caper comedy film written and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo about a group of small-time thieves and misfits from the Collinwood neighborhood of ...more

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The Sessions Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood Starring Academy Award® Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award® Nominee William H. Macy and Academy Award® Winner Helen Hunt, the film is based on the true story of California-based ...more

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House of Games William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna, J. T. Walsh House of Games is David Mamet's 1987 directorial debut. He also wrote the screenplay, based on a story he wrote with Jonathan Katz. The film's cast includes Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Ricky ...more

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The Maiden Heist Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, William H. Macy The Maiden Heist is a 2009 comedy film directed by Peter Hewitt and starring Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, William H. Macy and Marcia Gay Harden. The film was released as The Heist in the

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Shadows and Fog Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen Shadows and Fog is a black-and-white thriller comedy film directed by Woody Allen and based on his one-act play Death. It stars Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Madonna, and ...more

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Oleanna William H. Macy, Debra Eisenstadt Oleanna is a 1994 drama film written and directed by David Mamet based on his play Oleanna and starring William H. Macy and Debra Eisenstadt. The film was nominated for the Independent Spirit ...more

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Salesmen Ben Kingsley, Jeff Goldblum, William H. Macy Salesmen is a 2011 drama film directed and written by Raul Inglis.

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Panic Neve Campbell, Donald Sutherland, William H. Macy Panic is a 2000 American movie, starring William H. Macy, Neve Campbell, Donald Sutherland and John Ritter.

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The Tale of Despereaux Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy family film directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen and produced by Gary Ross and Allison ...more

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Room Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen Room is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson, based on the novel by Emma Donoghue. After being held captive for seven years, a woman (Brie Larson) and her son (Jacob ...more

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Being Human Robin Williams, Ewan McGregor, William H. Macy Being Human is a 1994 British-Japanese comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill Forsyth and starring Robin Williams, John Turturro, Bill Nighy, Vincent D'Onofrio, Robert Carlyle and ...more

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Cake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best William H. Macy Movies
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He Was a Quiet Man Elisha Cuthbert, William H. Macy, Christian Slater He Was a Quiet Man is a 2007 drama film, written and directed by Frank Cappello. Produced by Jason Hallock and Mike Leahy. The film stars Christian Slater, Elisha Cuthbert, Jamison Jones and ...more

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Dirty Girl Milla Jovovich, Tim McGraw, William H. Macy Dirty Girl is a 2010 coming of age comedy-drama film written and directed by Abe Sylvia. It stars Juno Temple, Milla Jovovich and William H. Macy. It premiered at the 2010 Toronto International ...more

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Twenty Bucks Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Elisabeth Shue Twenty Bucks is a 1993 film that follows the travels of a $20 bill from its delivery via armored car in an unnamed American city through various transactions and incidents from person to person. ...more

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The Last Dragon William H. Macy, Vanity, Keshia Knight Pulliam The Last Dragon is a 1985 martial arts musical film produced by Rupert Hitzig for Berry Gordy and directed by Michael Schultz. The film was a critical disappointment but a financial success, and ...more

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Focus Meat Loaf, William H. Macy, Laura Dern Focus is a 2001 film, starring William H. Macy, Laura Dern, David Paymer, and Meat Loaf based on a 1945 novel by playwright Arthur Miller.