Comedies The Best Steve Martin Movies of All Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Steve Martin movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

Known for his humor, the best Steve Martin movies will often make you roar in laughter. But that isn't to say he doesn't also nail dramatic roles, such as in It's Complicated. In the 1980s, he was often paired with John Candy and the duo made some of the high grossing movies at that time. And unlike Martin Lawrence, this Martin will actually entertain you. But what are the best Steve Martin movies? See what fans have to say about it in the ranked list of his movies below.

Steve Martin's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning him millions of fans around the world. Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a classic that will never go away. The order of these top Steve Martin movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Steve Martin movies will be at the top of the list. Steve Martin has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Steve Martin movie of all time is. If you quickly need a crowdsourced ranking to settling a bar debat, then this list has you covered.

If you think the best Steve Martin role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Steve Martin performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, *cough* Pennies from Heaven and Joe Gould's Secret *cough*.

But if you've ever wondered what are the best Steve Martin movies or what are the greatest Steve Martin roles of all time, fellow Martin (Not Lawrence) fans have you covered.
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Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias. This was Martin's first starring role in a feature film. The film ...more

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steve Martin Movies of All Time, Ranked
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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Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Frances Conroy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Steve Martin, Michael Caine and Glenne Headly. The screenplay was written by Dale Launer, Stanley ...more

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Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Damon Wayans Roxanne is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Fred Schepisi. It is a modern retelling of Edmond Rostand's 1897 verse play Cyrano de Bergerac, adapted by Steve Martin and starring ...more

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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Phil Hartman ¡Three Amigos! is a 1986 American comedy film directed by John Landis and written by Lorne Michaels, Steve Martin, and Randy Newman. The plot is loosely based on Akira Kurosawa's 1954 film ...more

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Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short Father of the Bride is a 1991 American comedy film starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams, George Newbern, Martin Short, B.D. Wong and Kieran Culkin. It is a remake of the 1950 ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard Parenthood is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom Hulce, Rick Moranis, Martha Plimpton, Joaquin Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, ...more

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Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, Sissy Spacek The Man with Two Brains is a 1983 American science fiction comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and starring Steve Martin and Kathleen Turner. Written by Martin, Reiner and George Gipe, the film ...more

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Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Madolyn Smith All of Me is a 1984 fantasy comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and starring Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin. This film is based on the novel Me Two by Edwin Davis.

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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and Rachel Ward, the film is both a parody of, and an homage to, film noir and the pulp ...more

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Little Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Steve Martin Movies of All Time, Ranked
Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It is a film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical comedy of the same name by composer Alan ...more

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Steve Martin, Joan Cusack, Rick Moranis My Blue Heaven is a 1990 comedy film directed by Herbert Ross, written by Nora Ephron and starring Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, and Joan Cusack. This is the third film Steve Martin and Rick ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Steve Martin, Patrick Stewart L.A. Story is a 1991 American romantic comedy fantasy satire film, written by and starring Steve Martin, and directed by Mick Jackson. Set in Los Angeles, California, it relates a series of ...more

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Liam Neeson, Steve Martin, Philip Seymour Hoffman Leap of Faith is a 1992 American dramedy film, directed by Richard Pearce and starring Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich, Liam Neeson and Lukas Haas. The film is about Jonas ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham Bowfinger is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It depicts a down-and-out filmmaker in Hollywood attempting to make a film on a small budget with a star who does not know that he ...more

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Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short Father of the Bride Part II is a 1995 comedy film starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short. The film is a sequel to Father of the Bride and a loose remake of the 1951 film Father's ...more

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Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Martin Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American family comedy film which takes its title from the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, but despite ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Steve Martin, Dana Delany Housesitter is a 1992 romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz, written by Mark Stein, and starring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. The premise involves a woman with con-artist tendencies who ...more

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Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series of live-action feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Directed by James Frawley, the film's ...more

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Steve Martin, Felicity Huffman, Ed O'Neill The Spanish Prisoner is a 1997 American suspense film, written and directed by David Mamet and starring Campbell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ben Gazzara, Felicity Huffman and Ricky ...more

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Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers. It stars Meryl Streep as a successful bakery owner and single mother of three who starts a secret ...more

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Steve Martin, Andy Garcia, Loni Anderson The Lonely Guy is a 1984 romantic comedy film, directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Steve Martin. The screenplay is credited to Ed. Weinberger and Stan Daniels as well as Neil Simon, and is ...more

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Rashida Jones, Steve Martin, Jack Black The Big Year is an upcoming comedy film directed by David Frankel.

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Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther franchise, marking the tenth installment in the series. In this film, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is ...more

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Steve Martin, Christopher Walken, Bernadette Peters Pennies from Heaven is a 1981 musical film adapted from a 1978 BBC television drama. Dennis Potter adapted his own screenplay from the BBC series for American audiences, changing its setting ...more

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Betty White, Queen Latifah, Steve Martin Bringing Down the House is a 2003 American comedy film written by Jason Filardi and directed by Adam Shankman. The film stars Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.

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Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Mary-Louise Parker Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan, and written by Kasdan with his wife Meg. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about random events ...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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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Steve Martin, Jeremy Irons The Pink Panther 2 is a 2009 American detective comedy film directed by Harald Zwart. It is the eleventh installment in the The Pink Panther film series and the sequel to the 2006 film The Pink ...more

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Michael Jordan, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film directed by Joe Dante, written by Larry Doyle, and starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Timothy ...more

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Hilary Duff, Carmen Electra, Steve Martin Cheaper by the Dozen 2 is a 2005 comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox. It is the sequel to the family comedy film Cheaper by the Dozen. Shawn Levy, the director of the first film, did not ...more

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Steve Martin, Anne Heche, Laura Linney A Simple Twist of Fate is a 1994 American drama film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The screenplay by Steve Martin is loosely based on the 1861 novel Silas Marner by George Eliot. Martin stars, ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Steve Martin, John Cleese The Out-of-Towners is a 1999 comedy film starring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. The movie is a remake of a 1970 film by the same name; the original version, written by Neil Simon, starred Jack ...more

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Claire Danes, Steve Martin, Rachel Nichols Shopgirl is a 2005 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Anand Tucker and starring Steve Martin, Claire Danes, and Jason Schwartzman. The screenplay by Steve Martin is based on his ...more

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Steve Martin, Mike Myers, Paul Simon This volume features Tom Hanks' work on Saturday Night Live, from his first appearance on the ill-fated '85-'86 season through the late nineties, but the majority of the material deals with the ...more

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Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more

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Steve Martin, Teri Garr, Buck Henry The Absent-Minded Waiter is a 1977 short film starring Steve Martin, Teri Garr, and Buck Henry. It was written by Martin and directed by Carl Gottlieb. The film was produced by William E. ...more

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael McCullers and starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, Dax Shepard ...more

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Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, Richard Gere And the Band Played On is a 1993 American television film docudrama directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The teleplay by Arnold Schulman is based on the best-selling 1987 non-fiction book And the ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon Novocaine is a 2001 black comedy thriller film written and directed by David Atkins and starring Steve Martin, Helena Bonham Carter, Laura Dern, Lynne Thigpen and Elias Koteas. It was shot in ...more

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Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, Mr. T Twilight Theater was a short lived 1982 American comedy show created by Steve Martin.

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Steve Martin, Gilda Radner, Penny Marshall Movers & Shakers is a 1985 comedy movie distributed by MGM. It stars Walter Matthau and was directed by William Asher. The story follows the head of production at a Hollywood studio who ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Steve Martin, Sarah Hyland Joe Gould's Secret is a 2000 American drama film directed by Stanley Tucci. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman is based on the magazine article Professor Sea Gull and the book Joe Gould's Secret ...more

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Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Steven Tyler Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is a 1978 American jukebox musical film. Its soundtrack, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, features new versions of songs originally written and ...more