Comedians The Best Dan Aykroyd Movies of All Time, Ranked  

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If you're in need of a few laughs, then you need to check out a few of the films on this best Dan Aykroyd movies list. He is one of the funniest actors of the past few decades, with great roles in the 80s, 90s, and 00s. The best Dan Aykroyd movies below have been ranked by fans and include movie trailers when available. Be sure to vote up your personal favorite Dan Aykroyd movies and add any you feel are missing.

Dan Aykroyd's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions of fans around the world. The order of these top Dan Aykroyd movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Dan Aykroyd movies will be at the top of the list. And while Aykroyd has been in many TV roles, only TV movies are allowed--so no TV guest star appearances.

Dan Aykroyd has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Dan Aykroyd movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Dan Aykroyd films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Dan Aykroyd role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Dan Aykroyd performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Examples of films on this list: Canadian Bacon, Evidence: The Case for NASA UFOs and more.

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

Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay are among those who have directed Dan Aykroyd at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Dan Aykroyd your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best John Belushi and Leonard Nimoy films lists too.

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Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd Ghostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as ...more

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Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. It tells the story of an upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street ...more

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Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bob Hope Spies Like Us is a 1985 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, and Donna Dixon. The film presents the comic adventures of two novice ...more

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Annette Bening, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy The Great Outdoors is a 1988 American comedy film starring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy. Annette Bening and Stephanie Faracy co-star. Robert Prosky, Lucy Deakins and Lewis Arquette have supporting ...more

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Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Plummer Dragnet is a 1987 American buddy cop comedy film written and directed by Tom Mankiewicz in his directorial debut, and starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks. The film is based on the television ...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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Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice Elehwany. The film, starring Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky in her feature film debut, depicts the ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd, Jessica Tandy Driving Miss Daisy is a 1989 American comedy-drama film adapted from the Alfred Uhry play of the same name. The film was directed by Bruce Beresford, with Morgan Freeman reprising his role as ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and Terry Turner, produced by Lorne Michaels, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close ...more

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Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, William Shatner Coneheads is a 1993 American science fiction comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketches about the Coneheads. The film was directed by Steve Barron and produced by Lorne Michaels. It ...more

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Indiana Jones and the Temple o... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dan Aykroyd Movies of All Time, Ranked
Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Dan Aykroyd Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the second installment in the Indiana Jones franchise and a prequel to the 1981 film ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Hank Azaria Grosse Pointe Blank is a 1997 American comedy film directed by George Armitage, and starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd. The film received positive reviews from ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. It was directed by Joe Roth with a screenplay by Chris Columbus, ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith Twilight Zone: The Movie is a 1983 American anthology science-fiction fantasy horror film produced by Steven Spielberg and John Landis as a theatrical version of the 1959–64 TV series The ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd 50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a lothario veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an ...more

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Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Dan Aykroyd 1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, and featuring an ensemble cast including Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, John ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Fran Drescher Doctor Detroit is a 1983 comedy film, written by Bruce Jay Friedman, Robert Boris and Carl Gottlieb. The film stars Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Lynn Whitfield, Fran Drescher, and Donna Dixon, ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British comedian Charlie Chaplin. It was produced and directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Robert ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Cathy Moriarty Neighbors is a 1981 film based on the novel by Thomas Berger. It was released through Columbia Pictures, was directed by John G. Avildsen, and starred John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cathy Moriarty, ...more

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Chris Rock, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd Sgt. Bilko is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn and written by Andy Breckman. It is an adaptation of the iconic 1950s television series The Phil Silvers Show, often ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dan Aykroyd Movies of All Time, Ranked
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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Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon My Fellow Americans is a 1996 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and James Garner as feuding ex-presidents. Dan Aykroyd, Lauren Bacall, Esther Rolle, John Heard, Wilford Brimley, Bradley ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Michael Moore Canadian Bacon is a 1995 comedy film which satirizes Canada–United States relations along the Canada–United States border written, directed, and produced by Michael Moore. It was screened in the ...more

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The Best of the Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dan Aykroyd Movies of All Time, Ranked
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