Best Wallace Shawn movies

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Best Wallace Shawn movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Wallace Shawn movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Wallace Shawn.

TOP 25:
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
Character: Horatio Byrd
Genre: Drama
Release: 1994
Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Gallagher movies?

TOP 24:
Shadows and Fog
Shadows and Fog
Character: Simon Carr
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1991
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lily Tomlin movies?


TOP 23:
Toy Story That Time Forgot
Toy Story That Time Forgot
Character: Rex (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family, TV Movie, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2014
During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie's room in this Toy Story That Time Forgot.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristen Schaal movies?

TOP 22:
A Late Quartet
A Late Quartet
Character: Gideon Rosen
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 2012
When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years of friendship and collaboration. As they are about to play their 25th anniversary concert — quite possibly their last — only their intimate bond and the power of music can preserve their legacy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Catherine Keener movies?

TOP 21:
Vanya on 42nd Street
Vanya on 42nd Street
Character: Vanya
Genre: Drama
Release: 1994
An uninterrupted rehersal of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" played out by a company of actors. The setting is their run down theater with an unusable stage and crumbling ceiling. The play is shown act by act with the briefest of breaks to move props or for refreshments. The lack of costumes, real props and scenery is soon forgotten.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julianne Moore movies?


TOP 20:
Hawaiian Vacation
Hawaiian Vacation
Character: Rex (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, TV Movie
Release: 2011
The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Don Rickles movies?

TOP 19:
A Goofy Movie
A Goofy Movie
Character: Principal Arthur Mazur (voice)
Genre: Romance, Animation, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Release: 1995
Though Goofy always means well, his amiable cluelessness and klutzy pratfalls regularly embarrass his awkward adolescent son, Max. When Max's lighthearted prank on his high-school principal finally gets his longtime crush, Roxanne, to notice him, he asks her on a date. Max's trouble at school convinces Goofy that he and the boy need to bond over a cross-country fishing trip like the one he took with his dad when he was Max's age, which throws a kink in his son's plans to impress Roxanne.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Cummings movies?

TOP 18:
Atlantic City
Atlantic City
Character: Waiter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1980
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elias Koteas movies?


TOP 17:
Prick Up Your Ears
Prick Up Your Ears
Character: John Lahr
Genre: Drama
Release: 1987
Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, to study at RADA, and enjoys an openly gay relationship with Halliwell in their famous Islington flat in the 1960s. However, when Orton achieves spectacular success with such plays as 'What the Butler Saw' and 'Loot', Halliwell begins to feel alienated and the pair's future looks increasingly uncertain.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vanessa Redgrave movies?

TOP 16:
Partysaurus Rex
Partysaurus Rex
Character: Rex
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2012
When Rex finds himself left behind in the bathroom, he puts his limbs to use by getting a bath going for a bunch of new toy friends.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carlos Alazraqui movies?

TOP 15:

Toy Story of Terror!

Toy Story of Terror!
Character: Rex (Voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, TV Movie
Release: 2013
What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be solved before they all suffer the same fate in this Toy Story of Terror.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tim Allen movies?


TOP 14:

Clueless

Clueless
Character: Mr. Wendell Hall
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1995
Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother was right about how misguided she was -- and falls for him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Breckin Meyer movies?

TOP 13:

Radio Days

Radio Days
Character: Masked Avenger
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1987
The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Diane Keaton movies?

TOP 12:

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2009
Michael Moore comes home to the issue he's been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Unitedstatians (and by default, the rest of the world).

TOP 11:

All That Jazz

All That Jazz
Character: Assistant Insurance Man
Genre: Drama
Release: 1979
Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his bottles of pills keep him going.


TOP 10:

Toy Story 2

Toy Story 2
Character: Rex (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 1999
Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz Lightyear meets his match and Woody has to decide where he and his heart truly belong.

TOP 9:

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4
Character: Rex (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.

TOP 8:

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride
Character: Vizzini
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 1987
In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

TOP 7:

The Incredibles

The Incredibles
Character: Gilbert Huph (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2004
Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.

TOP 6:

My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre
Character: Wally Shawn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1981
Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.


TOP 5:

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3
Character: Rex (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2010
Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home to Andy.

TOP 4:

Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc.
Character: Rex (outtakes) (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2001
James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

TOP 3:

Toy Story

Toy Story
Character: Rex (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 1995
Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from their owner, the duo eventually learns to put aside their differences.

TOP 2:

Manhattan

Manhattan
Character: Jeremiah
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1979
Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

TOP 1:

Marriage Story

Marriage Story
Character: Frank
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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