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The Best Charles Grodin Movies 

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

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

List ranges from You Can't Hurry Love to The Heartbreak Kid, plus much more.

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

Joel Schumacher and Roman Polanski are among those who have directed Charles Grodin at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

Released: 1988

Directed by: Martin Brest

Midnight Run is a 1988 American action-comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Joe Pantoliano and Philip ...more

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Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

Released: 1978

Directed by: Buck Henry, Warren Beatty

Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes ...more

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Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Dave is a 1993 American political comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a deep sleep, an affable temp agency owner ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Charles Grodin

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jay Sandrich

Seems Like Old Times is a 1980 comedy film starring Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, and Charles Grodin, directed by Jay Sandrich, with Neil Simon as screenwriter. It is the only film directed by ...more

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Cybill Shepherd, Doris Roberts, Charles Grodin

Released: 1972

Directed by: Elaine May

The Heartbreak Kid is a 1972 dark romantic comedy film directed by Elaine May, written by Neil Simon, and starring Charles Grodin, Jeannie Berlin, Eddie Albert, Audra Lindley, Doris Roberts and ...more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton

Released: 1992

Directed by: Brian Levant

Beethoven is a 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant and starring Charles Grodin as George Newton and Bonnie Hunt as Alice Newton. The film is the first in the Beethoven film series. ...more

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Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Charles Grodin Movies
Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

Released: 1968

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast includes Mia ...more

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Martin Short, Mary Steenburgen, Charles Grodin

Released: 1994

Directed by: Paul Flaherty

Clifford is a 1994 comedy film starring Martin Short, Charles Grodin, Mary Steenburgen, and Dabney Coleman. The film was shot in 1990 and originally planned for release in the summer of 1991, ...more
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Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight

Released: 1970

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Catch-22 is a 1970 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller. In creating a black comedy revolving around the "lunatic characters" of Heller's satirical novel set ...more

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John Cleese, Diana Rigg, Jim Henson

Released: 1981

Directed by: Jim Henson

The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson. It is the second of a series of live-action musical feature films, starring Jim Henson's Muppets. This film ...more

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Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Joe Piscopo

Released: 1976

Directed by: John Guillermin

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Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Michael Richards

Released: 1993

Directed by: Thomas Schlamme

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Kelly LeBrock, Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner

Released: 1984

Directed by: Gene Wilder

The Woman in Red is a 1984 romantic comedy film starring and directed by Gene Wilder, who wrote the script, adapting it from the Yves Robert film Pardon Mon Affaire. It co-stars Charles Grodin, ...more

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Bonnie Hunt, Charles Grodin, Chris Penn

Released: 1993

Directed by: Rod Daniel

Beethoven's 2nd is a 1993 family film directed by Rod Daniel, and the first sequel to the 1992 film, Beethoven. It starred Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, and Debi Mazar. It is the second of eight ...more

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Candice Bergen, John Gielgud, Charles Grodin

Released: 1974

Directed by: Aram Avakian

11 Harrowhouse is a 1974 British film directed by Aram Avakian. It was adapted by Charles Grodin based upon the novel by Gerald A. Browne with the screenplay by Jeffrey Bloom. It stars Charles ...more
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Albert Brooks, Harry Shearer, Charles Grodin

Released: 1979

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Real Life is an American comedy film released in 1979. The first feature directed by Albert Brooks, who also co-authored the screenplay, it is a spoof of the 1973 reality television program An ...more
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Steve Martin, Andy Garcia, Loni Anderson

Released: 1984

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

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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Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty, Isabelle Adjani

Released: 1987

Directed by: Elaine May

Ishtar is a 1987 American action comedy film written and directed by Elaine May and produced by Warren Beatty, who co-starred with Dustin Hoffman. The story revolves around a duo of incredibly ...more

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Jim Belushi, Charles Grodin, Gates McFadden

Released: 1990

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Taking Care of Business is a 1990 comedy film starring James Belushi and Charles Grodin. It was directed by Arthur Hiller. The film was released in the UK under the title Filofax.
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman Lily Tomlin, Ned Beatty, Charles Grodin

Released: 1981

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

The Incredible Shrinking Woman is a 1981 science fiction/comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher, written by Jane Wagner and starring Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, John Glover and ...more

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Mary Steenburgen, Charles Grodin, Glenn Shadix

Released: 1994

Directed by: Bob Clark

My Summer Story, originally released in theaters as It Runs in the Family, is a 1994 film that follows the further adventures of Ralphie Parker and his family from the holiday hit A Christmas ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Heart and Souls is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Thomas Riley, a businessman recruited by the souls of four deceased people - ...more
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Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Amanda Peet

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jesse Peretz

The Ex is a 2006 comedy film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Zach Braff, Amanda Peet and Jason Bateman. The film had a wide release planned for January 19, 2007, and then March 9, 2007. It ...more
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Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Victoria Jackson

Released: 1988

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

The Couch Trip is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. It stars Dan Aykroyd, Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin and Donna Dixon.
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Michael Douglas, Dianne Wiest, Charles Grodin

Released: 1980

Directed by: Claudia Weill

It's My Turn is a 1980 romantic comedy-drama film starring Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, and Charles Grodin. The film was directed by Claudia Weill and written by Eleanor Bergstein. The ...more