Film The Best Ben Stein Movies  

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List of the best Ben Stein movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ben Stein'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 Ben Stein movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ben Stein movies will be at the top of the list. Ben Stein has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ben Stein movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ben Stein films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films include Richie Rich, The Day My Parents Ran Away and many additional films as well.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ben Stein movies?" and "What are the greatest Ben Stein roles of all time?"

Ben Stein has worked with many famous directors, including big names like John Hughes and Rob Reiner.

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Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein - The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics. This film was directed by Chuck Russell, and produced by Dark ...more

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ben Stein Movies
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones - Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ben Stein Movies
Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy - Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a 1987 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film stars Steve Martin as Neal Page, a high-strung marketing executive, who ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ben Stein Movies
Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci - Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more

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Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd - Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American science fiction fantasy comedy film produced and directed by Ivan Reitman. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Ghostbusters and follows the further adventures of ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Bill Murray, Chris Rock - Osmosis Jones is a 2001 live-action/animated buddy cop comedy film directed by Tom Sito and Piet Kroon for the animated segments and the Farrelly brothers for the live-action ones. Unusual in ...more

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Hilary Duff, Pauly Shore, Teri Garr - Casper Meets Wendy is a direct-to-video film released on September 22, 1998. The film is a sequel to Casper: A Spirited Beginning; both films are prequel/spin-offs to the 1995 film Casper and ...more

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Alan Cumming, Bob Hoskins, Ben Stein - Son of the Mask is a 2005 American fantasy family-comedy film directed by Lawrence Guterman and starring Jamie Kennedy as Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist from Fringe City who has just had his ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Anna Chlumsky - My Girl 2 is a 1994 comedy-drama film starring Anna Chlumsky, Dan Aykroyd, Christine Ebersole, Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Masur, Austin O'Brien, and Roland Thomson. It's a sequel to 1991's My ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Campbell, Carla Gugino - Miami Rhapsody is a 1995 American romantic comedy film starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Gil Bellows, Antonio Banderas, Mia Farrow, Paul Mazursky, Kevin Pollak, Barbara Garrick, and Carla Gugino. ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg - Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular fictional television soap opera. It stars Sally Field as an aging soap star, joined by Kevin Kline, ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus - North is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner and starring an ensemble cast including Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates, Faith Ford, ...more

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Macaulay Culkin, Claudia Schiffer, Reggie Jackson - Richie Rich is a 1994 American live-action film adaptation of the Harvey Comics comic book character Richie Rich. Directed by Donald Petrie, and starring Macaulay Culkin as the title character. ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars - Honeymoon in Vegas is a 1992 comedy film directed by Andrew Bergman and starring Nicolas Cage, James Caan and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Bernadette Peters, Ben Stein, Frank Welker - Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish, usually referred to as Wakko's Wish, is a 1999 animated musical comedy-drama film created exclusively on video. The film is based on the ...more

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Easy Wheels Ben Stein, Eileen Davidson, Barry Livingston - Easy Wheels was written by Ivan Raimi and his brother Sam Raimi, and directed by David O'Malley. It was produced between Evil Dead II and Darkman, and released in 1989. It is an intentional ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Natasha Lyonne - Dennis the Menace is a 1993 live-action American family film based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. This, however, is not the first live-action Dennis the Menace film: The first ...more

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Lili Asvar, Antonio Christina, Adam Behr - Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed is a 2008 documentary film directed by Nathan Frankowski and starring Ben Stein. The film contends that the mainstream science establishment suppresses ...more

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Ben Stein, Mark Blankfield -

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Ben Stein, Jonathan Winters, Victoria Jackson - Santa vs. the Snowman 3D is a half-hour computer-animated short, created by Steve Oedekerk and produced by O Entertainment. Originally made as a television special, the film was later presented ...more

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Men in White Jennifer Coolidge, Ben Stein, Donna D'Errico - National Lampoon's Men in White is a straight-to-television satirical parody of contemporary science fiction movies, mainly spoofing Men in Black and Independence Day. It debuted in 1998 on the ...more

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Ben Stein, Abe Vigoda, Danny Aiello - Me and the Kid is a 1993 comedy film directed by Dan Curtis. It stars Danny Aiello and Alex Zuckerman.

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James Earl Jones, Pauly Shore, Rodney Dangerfield - Casper: A Spirited Beginning is a direct-to-video and first prequel/spin-off to the 1995 film Casper, produced by Harvey Comics and Saban Entertainment and released by 20th Century Fox Home ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Tilly - House Arrest is a 1996 comedy film. The film was directed by Harry Winer who has directed other films but is more prolific as a television series director. The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and ...more

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Shirley MacLaine, Joan Cusack, Lauren Holly - A Smile Like Yours is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by Keith Samples and starring Greg Kinnear and Lauren Holly. The film centers on a couple as they try to conceive a child. The film was ...more

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Seth Green, Ben Stein, Brigid Brannagh - The Day My Parents Ran Away is a 1993 comedy film written by Handel Glassberg and directed by Martin Nicholson.

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Ben Stein, Tara Strong, Grey DeLisle - Norm the Genie is back with a devious plot to get revenge on Timmy and become a fairy. When his antics cause Cosmo and Wanda to quit, thousands of magical beings from all over Fairy World come ...more

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Mr. Write Ben Stein, Jane Leeves - Mr. Write is a 1994 comedy film directed by Charlie Loventhal.