Best Movies of Dennis Quaid

Breaking Away (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 91 | Earnings: null

A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.

Far from Heaven (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $15.85M

In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $186.74M

Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City, to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.

Frequency (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 149 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $44.98M

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.

The Big Easy (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $17.69M

Set in New Orleans. Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne, a beautiful attorney from the D.A.'s police ...

The Rookie (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $75.60M

A Texas baseball coach makes the major league after agreeing to try out if his high school team made the playoffs.

Innerspace (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $25.89M

A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him.

Postcards from the Edge (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $37.96M

A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.

The Parent Trap (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $66.30M

Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.

In Good Company (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $45.49M

A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age... and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter.

The Long Riders (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: null

The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.

Truth (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $2.54M

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

The Express (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 132 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $9.59M

A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

Soul Surfer (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $43.85M

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $75.53M

A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.

Footloose (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $51.78M

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

A Dog's Purpose (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $64.30M

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

Smart People (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $9.50M

Into the life of a widowed professor comes a new love and an unexpected visit from his adopted brother.

A Dog's Journey (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $22.55M

A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.

At Any Price (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $0.38M

A farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father and his rebellious son.