The 25+ Best Gene Wilder Movies of All Time, Ranked

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The best Gene Wilder movies, regardless of box office or how big his role.

If you want to view paradise, simply turn on a good Gene Wilder movie. As one of the best comedic actors of his generation, Wilder's movies spanned genres, brought millions of laughs, and even tackled hard to talk about social issues. He’s probably best known by younger audiences for his portrayal as the titular candy inventor in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, but his film credits include so much more. So what are the best Gene Wilder movies of all time? 

Though out his career, Gene Wilder worked with some of the most influential voices in comedy including Richard Pryor, Gilda Radnor (his wife), and Dom DeLouise. His collaboration with Mel Brooks brought us such classics as Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, and The Producers. 

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

 

 

Gene Wilder has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like John Candy and Christopher Lloyd in terms of fame and success.

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