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List Of All Buddy Movies

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Updated March 23, 2020 42.1k views 265 items
A list of all buddy movies sortable by director, year and actor. Buddies films, buddy cop movies, and bromance movies are included in this full list of every single kind of buddy movie ever made. Some of the best buddy films don't even appear to be about a couple of guys at first, but if there's any hint of buddy film in a movie, it is on this list of buddy films. Feel free to sort the list via any column & use this list to start your own buddy movie list.
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Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

Released: 1982

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Stan Laurel, Peter Cushing, Oliver Hardy

Released: 1940

Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

A Chump at Oxford, directed in 1939 by Alfred J. Goulding and released in 1940 by United Artists, was the penultimate Laurel and Hardy film made at the Hal Roach studios. Originally released as ...more
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Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence, Wallace Shawn

Released: 1995

Directed by: Kevin Lima

A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film directed by Kevin Lima The film's plot revolves around the father-son relationship between Goofy and Max as Goofy believes that he's ...more

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Eva Mendes, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Coolidge

Released: 1998

Directed by: Amy Heckerling, John Fortenberry

A Night at the Roxbury is a 1998 American comedy film based on a recurring skit on television's long-running Saturday Night Live called "The Roxbury Guys". Saturday Night Live regulars ...more

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Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier

Released: 1977

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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James Caan, Terence Stamp, Mandy Patinkin

Released: 1988

Directed by: Graham Baker

Alien Nation is a 1988 American science fiction action film directed by Graham Baker. The ensemble cast features James Caan, Mandy Patinkin and Terence Stamp. The film depicts the assimilation ...more

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Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback

Released: 1989

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster

All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 American–Irish animated musical adventure comedy film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists and Goldcrest Films. The film tells the ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Ernest Borgnine, Sheena Easton

Released: 1996

Directed by: Larry Leker, Paul Sabella

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Eva Mendes, Ice Cube, Anthony Michael Hall

Released: 2002

Directed by: Kevin Bray

All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps as a bounty hunter and repeat offender who join forces to find a group ...more

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Michael Biehn, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Roger Cross

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ralph Hemecker

American Dragons is a 1998 action adventure film starring Michael Biehn, Park Joong-hoon, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Don Stark and Byron Mann. It was directed by Ralph Hemecker, written by Erik ...more

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Ashley Tisdale, Ernest Borgnine, Sheena Easton

Released: 1998

Directed by: Paul Sabella

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Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

Released: 1990

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Rosie O'Donnell, Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Badham

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Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Vanessa L. Williams

Released: 1991

Directed by: Maurice Phillips

Another You is a 1991 American comedy film. It was the final film pairing of Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, neither of whom appeared again in a leading role in another film, together or apart. ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Glen Campbell, Ruth Gordon

Released: 1980

Directed by: Buddy Van Horn

Any Which Way You Can is a 1980 American action comedy film, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, and Ruth Gordon. It is directed by Buddy Van Horn. The film is ...more

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Magic Johnson, Ice Cube, Nia Long

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steve Carr

Are We Done Yet? is a follow-up to Revolution Studios’ hilarious 2005 family comedy Are We There Yet? and picks up where the last story left off. Now married to Suzanne (Nia Long), Nick Persons ...more

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Meg Ryan, John Candy, Eugene Levy

Released: 1986

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Armed and Dangerous is a 1986 American action-crime comedy film starring John Candy, Eugene Levy, Robert Loggia and Meg Ryan. It was directed by Mark L. Lester and filmed on location in and ...more

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David Boreanaz, Teri Polo, Peter Berg

Released: 1993

Directed by: Patrick Hasburgh

Aspen Extreme is a 1993 film about two ski buddies, TJ Burke and Dexter Rutecki, who move from Brighton, Michigan to Aspen to seek a better life. The two friends quickly become Aspen ski ...more

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Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Bay

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Megan Fox, Will Smith, Dan Marino

Released: 2003

Directed by: Michael Bay

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Kerry Washington, Chris Rock, Anthony Hopkins

Released: 2002

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell, Madeleine Stowe

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

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Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

Released: 2001

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

Released: 1984

Directed by: Martin Brest

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Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried

Released: 1987

Directed by: Tony Scott

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