Best Alan Alda movies

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Best Alan Alda movies
We present our ranking of the best Alan Alda movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Alan Alda.

TOP 23:
Wanderlust
Wanderlust
Alan Alda as: Carvin
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2012
Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jordan Peele movies?

TOP 22:
Canadian Bacon
Canadian Bacon
Alan Alda as: U.S. President
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.


TOP 21:
The Object of My Affection
The Object of My Affection
Alan Alda as: Sidney Miller
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tim Daly movies?

TOP 20:
Murder at 1600
Murder at 1600
Alan Alda as: Jordan
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1997
A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political tensions rise, they learn that the crime could be part of an elaborate cover-up. Framed as traitors, the pair, plus Regis' partner, break into the White House in order to expose the true culprit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dennis Miller movies?

TOP 19:
Tower Heist
Tower Heist
Alan Alda as: Arthur Shaw
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2011
A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to steal the $20 million they鈥檙e sure is hidden in the penthouse.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthew Broderick movies?


TOP 18:
Mad City
Mad City
Alan Alda as: Kevin Hollander
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Atherton movies?

TOP 17:
California Suite
California Suite
Alan Alda as: Bill Warren
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1978
Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

TOP 16:
Flirting with Disaster
Flirting with Disaster
Alan Alda as: Richard Schlichting
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy, and an inept yet gorgeous adoption agent, Tina, he departs on an epic road trip that quickly devolves into a farce of mistaken identities, wrong turns, and overzealous and love-struck ATF agents.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patricia Arquette movies?


TOP 15:

Resurrecting the Champ

Resurrecting the Champ
Alan Alda as: Ralph Metz
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Coyote movies?

TOP 14:

What Women Want

What Women Want
Alan Alda as: Dan Wanamaker
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2000
Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his newfound talent to work against Darcy, his new boss, who seems to be infatuated with him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bette Midler movies?

TOP 13:

Flash of Genius

Flash of Genius
Alan Alda as: Gregory Lawson
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly pursues recognition for his invention, as well as the much-deserved financial rewards for the sake of his wife and six kids.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Greg Kinnear movies?


TOP 12:

Everyone Says I Love You

Everyone Says I Love You
Alan Alda as: Bob Danridge
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1996
A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Crudup movies?

TOP 11:

The Mephisto Waltz

The Mephisto Waltz
Alan Alda as: Myles Clarkson
Genre: Horror
Release: 1971
A frustrated pianist himself, music journalist Myles Clarkson is thrilled to interview virtuoso Duncan Ely. Duncan, however, is terminally ill and not much interested in Myles until noticing that Myles' hands are ideally suited for piano. Suddenly, he can't get enough of his new friend, and Myles' wife, Paula, becomes suspicious of Duncan's intentions. Her suspicions grow when Duncan dies and Myles mysteriously becomes a virtuoso overnight.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bradford Dillman movies?

TOP 10:

The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons
Alan Alda as: Jack Burroughs
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1981
Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.

TOP 9:

And the Band Played On

And the Band Played On
Alan Alda as: Dr. Robert Gallo
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 1993
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best BD Wong movies?


TOP 8:

Same Time, Next Year

Same Time, Next Year
Alan Alda as: George Peters
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1978
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. Originally a stage play, the two are seen changing, years apart, always in the same room in different scenes. Each of them always appears on schedule, but as time goes on each has some personal crisis that the other helps them through, often without both of them understanding what is going on.

TOP 7:

Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth
Alan Alda as: Alan Burnside
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2008
When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert Burnside argues her case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

TOP 6:

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies
Alan Alda as: Thomas Watters Jr.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2015
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

TOP 5:

The Aviator

The Aviator
Alan Alda as: Senator Ralph Owen Brewster
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

TOP 4:

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Manhattan Murder Mystery
Alan Alda as: Ted
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Release: 1993
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.


TOP 3:

The Longest Ride

The Longest Ride
Alan Alda as: Ira Levinson
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2015
The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.

TOP 2:

Crimes and Misdemeanors

Crimes and Misdemeanors
Alan Alda as: Lester
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1989
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

TOP 1:

Marriage Story

Marriage Story
Alan Alda as: Bert Spitz
Genre: Drama
Release: 2019
A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.


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