What are the best Brian De Palma movies?

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    #1Scarface

    Scarface

    Scarface is a 1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma starring Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer. This is the remake of the 1932 film about the Cuban drug traffickers in Miami. 

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    Sean Schultz
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "Tony Montana is my favorite character that Brian De Palma created. This is where his directing skills got better. "
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    #2Carrie

    Carrie

    Carrie is the story of a girl brought up, almost in isolation, by her psychotically religious mother Margaret. Based on a Stephen King novel, directed by Brian De Palma and starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and John Travolta. 

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    Susan Murphy
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "The director did a great job in this film to the extent that I feel terrified of proms. Too bad, it didn't get the Academy Award that it really deserves. "
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    #3Mission To Mars

    Mission To Mars

    Mission To Mars is a science-fiction and adventure movie directed by Brian De Palma starring Gary Sinise, Don Cheadle, and Connie Nielsen in 2000. This film was about a rescue mission for a colleague in the year 2020. 

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    Jeremy Gomez
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "Not a big fan of sci-fis but it made me watch this film. A little bit of Armageddon plot but it ends well, at least, for me. "
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    #4Mission: Impossible

    Mission: Impossible

    Mission: Impossible is an action spy film directed by Brian De Palma starring Tom Cruise. It follows the story of a secret agent named Ethan Hunt, who was framed for the deaths of his espionage team.

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    Catherine Henderson
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "De Palma's action movies always make me gush for the main character. Like Tony Montana in Scarface, I really like Ethan Hunt's character here. Got inspired to be a secret agent since James Bond. "
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    #5Casualties of War

    Casualties of War

    Casualties of War is a military movie directed by Brian De Palma starring Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn in 1989. It was nominated at the Golden Globe for Best Original Score and Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing.

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    Chao Hu
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "Brian De Palma took me in the times of Vietnam War and how the people inside of that situation wants to escape. Must watch for those who want military movies."
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    #6Snake Eyes

    Snake Eyes

    Snake Eyes is an American conspiracy thriller movie directed by Brian De Palma starring Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, and Carla Gugino in 1998. It won the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards under Favorite Actor in Suspense for Nicolas Cage.

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    Ryan Roberts
    Written on June 4, 2018
    "There are so many good De Palma movies, I can't put this one in the top 3 or 5 choices. But it's still well worth seeing, with a memorable performance by the one and only Nicolas Cage. "
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    #7The Bonfire of the Vanities

    The Bonfire of the Vanities

    The Bonfire of the Vanities is a dark comedy movie directed by Brian De Palma starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, and Melanie Griffith in 1990. It was based on the novel of the same title by Tom Wolfe. 

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    Amanda Davis
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "A movie adaptation of a novel. Brian De Palma tried to make some barriers in making this film different from the book. In my opinion, that was a big mistake. "
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    #8The Black Dahlia

    The Black Dahlia

    The Black Dahlia is a neo-noir crime thriller movie directed by Brian De Palma starring Josh Harnett, Scarlet Johansson and Aaron Eckhart in 2006. It was nominated at the 79th Academy Awards for Best Cinematography. 

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    Dennis Kelly
    Written on June 13, 2018
    "Despite the negative reviews, I think this movie has a good movie adaptation. "

Summary

Best What are the best Brian De Palma movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ScarfaceMovies 15 Paid
2Carrie Movies 11 Paid
3Mission To MarsMovies 10 Paid
4Mission: ImpossibleMovies 7 Paid
5Casualties of WarMovies 6 Paid
6Snake EyesMovies 4 Paid
7The Bonfire of the VanitiesMovies 3 Paid
8The Black DahliaMovies 1 Paid
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