Best Melinda Dillon movies

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Best Melinda Dillon movies
We present our ranking of the best Melinda Dillon 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 Melinda Dillon.

TOP 16:
Captain America
Captain America
Melinda Dillon as: Mrs. Rogers
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, War
Release: 1990
During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America". Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ronny Cox movies?

TOP 15:

Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion
Melinda Dillon as: Nina
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1990
A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.


TOP 14:

Adam & Steve

Adam & Steve
Melinda Dillon as: Dottie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2005
Adam and Steve are two gay youths who have a one-night stand that ends embarrassingly. Nearly two decades later, Adam, now a Manhattan tour guide, and Steve, a psychiatrist, meet again -- but neither remembers the other from years before. The two begin dating, even playing matchmaker for their friends Michael and Rhonda, but their promising relationship hits a major snag when Adam and Steve finally recall their past connection.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Hagerty movies?

TOP 13:

Harry and the Hendersons

Harry and the Hendersons
Melinda Dillon as: Nancy Henderson
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Release: 1987
Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be some money in this). As you guessed, it isn't dead. Far from being the ferocious monster they fear "Harry" to be, he's a friendly giant.

TOP 12:

How to Make an American Quilt

How to Make an American Quilt
Melinda Dillon as: Mrs. Darling
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fianc茅 is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jean Simmons movies?


TOP 11:

The Prince of Tides

The Prince of Tides
Melinda Dillon as: Savannah Wingo
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1991
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Blythe Danner movies?

TOP 10:

Absence of Malice

Absence of Malice
Melinda Dillon as: Teresa Perrone
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Release: 1981
Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his crime was allegedly committed鈥攂ut it involves an innocent party. When he tells Carter the truth and the newspaper runs it, tragedy follows, forcing Carter to face up to the responsibilities of her job when she is confronted by Gallagher.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Wilford Brimley movies?

TOP 9:

F.I.S.T.

F.I.S.T.
Melinda Dillon as: Anna Zarinkas
Genre: Drama, Action
Release: 1978
Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged connections with the Mob.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brian Dennehy movies?


TOP 8:

Slap Shot

Slap Shot
Melinda Dillon as: Suzanne Hanrahan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1977
To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best M. Emmet Walsh movies?

TOP 7:

The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie
Melinda Dillon as: Woman with Balloon
Genre: Music, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release: 1979
A Hollywood agent persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charles Durning movies?

TOP 6:

Bound for Glory

Bound for Glory
Melinda Dillon as: Mary / Memphis Sue
Genre: Music, Drama
Release: 1976
A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.


TOP 5:

Reign Over Me

Reign Over Me
Melinda Dillon as: Ginger Timpleman
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

TOP 4:

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story
Melinda Dillon as: Mrs. Parker
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1983
The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.

TOP 3:

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Melinda Dillon as: Merna
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.

TOP 2:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Melinda Dillon as: Jillian Guiler
Genre: Science Fiction, Drama
Release: 1977
After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.


TOP 1:

Magnolia

Magnolia
Melinda Dillon as: Rose Gator
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.


If you like the best Melinda Dillon movies, then you will also like the best Paul Newman movies, where many of their films coincide.