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Best John Candy Movies

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List of the best John Candy movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Candy honed his comedy skills at Second City before starring in such films as The Great Outdoors and Uncle Buck. John Candy's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top John Candy movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Candy movies will be at the top of the list. John Candy has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Candy movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Candy films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best John Candy role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Candy performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing contains films like Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Stripes.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Candy movies?" and "What are the greatest John Candy roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Candy's hilarious humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Steve Martin movies and best Dan Aykroyd movies.

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    Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Patricia Arquette

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    Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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    Dan Aykroyd, Annette Bening, John Candy

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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Joan Rivers, Mel Brooks, John Candy

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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    John Candy, Rip Torn, Joey Lawrence

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    Jeffrey Jones, John Candy, Shawnee Smith

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    Richard Pryor, John Candy, Rick Moranis

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    Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy

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    Meg Ryan, John Candy, Eugene Levy

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    Macaulay Culkin, Maureen O'Hara, John Candy

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    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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  17. 17
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    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    John Candy, Margot Kidder, Robert Wagner

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    Dan Aykroyd, Michael Moore, John Candy

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    Demi Moore, Chevy Chase, Tupac Shakur

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    Gary Busey, John Candy, Dan Hedaya

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    Mickey Rourke, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Lee

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    John Candy, Bob Newhart, George C. Scott

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    Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson

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    Magic Johnson, Kirstie Alley, Alec Baldwin

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    John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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    Jennifer Connelly, John Candy, Dermot Mulroney

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    Chevy Chase, George Lucas, John Candy

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    Cybill Shepherd, John Candy, Jim Belushi

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    John Travolta, John Candy, Jim Cummings

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    Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Catherine Bach

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    Chevy Chase, John Candy, Al Franken

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    Hostage for a Day John Candy

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    John Candy, Eugene Levy, Rosalind Chao

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    John Candy, Martin Short, George Segal

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    Alyssa Milano, Brooke Shields, John Candy

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    Gilbert Gottfried, John Candy, Virginia Madsen

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    John Candy, Richard Lewis, John C. McGinley

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    John Candy, Sam Bottoms, Jerry Houser

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    Christopher Plummer, John Candy, Elliott Gould

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    The Canadian Conspiracy William Shatner, John Candy, Martin Short

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    John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

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    Mickey Rooney, John Candy, Peter Cook

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    John Candy, Isaac Hayes, Stefanie Powers

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    The Courage of Kavik the Wolf Dog John Candy, John Ireland, Ronny Cox

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    John Candy, Al Waxman, Cec Linder

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    John Candy, Anthony Perkins, Catherine O'Hara

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