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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's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. 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.

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  1. 1
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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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    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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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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    John Candy, Rip Torn, Joey Lawrence

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    Richard Pryor, John Candy, Rick Moranis

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    Jeffrey Jones, John Candy, Shawnee Smith

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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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    Mickey Rourke, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Lee

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    John Candy, Margot Kidder, Robert Wagner

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    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    Demi Moore, Chevy Chase, Tupac Shakur

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    Gary Busey, John Candy, Dan Hedaya

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    Dan Aykroyd, Michael Moore, John Candy

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    Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson

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    John Candy, Bob Newhart, George C. Scott

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    Magic Johnson, Kirstie Alley, Alec Baldwin

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    Chevy Chase, George Lucas, John Candy

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    John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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    Jennifer Connelly, John Candy, Dermot Mulroney

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    John Candy, Eugene Levy, Rosalind Chao

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    Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Catherine Bach

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    Gilbert Gottfried, John Candy, Virginia Madsen

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    Alyssa Milano, Brooke Shields, John Candy

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    John Candy, Martin Short, George Segal

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    Hostage for a Day John Candy

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    Chevy Chase, John Candy, Al Franken

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    Cybill Shepherd, John Candy, Jim Belushi

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    John Candy, Richard Lewis, John C. McGinley

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    John Travolta, John Candy, Jim Cummings

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    John Candy, Sam Bottoms, Jerry Houser

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    Christopher Plummer, John Candy, Elliott Gould

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    John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

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    The Canadian Conspiracy William Shatner, John Candy, Martin Short

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    Mickey Rooney, John Candy, Peter Cook

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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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    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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