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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Sound of Mind and Kickin' It Old Skool, in it.

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

Ridley Scott and Dennis Dugan have both worked with Christopher McDonald over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Christopher McDonald Movies
Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen - Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman - The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the 1968 ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn - Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans. The film is based on ...more

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Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen - The Faculty is a 1998 science fiction horror film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film stars Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar, Connie Stevens - Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Grease 2 was produced by Allan Carr and Robert ...more

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Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis - Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road ...more

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George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane - The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more

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Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon - Grumpy Old Men is a 1993 American romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret, with Burgess Meredith, Daryl Hannah, Kevin Pollak, Ossie Davis and Buck Henry. ...more

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Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton - Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les Mayfield. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and stars Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, ...more

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Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke - Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford, and written by Paul Attanasio, based on Richard N. Goodwin's memoir Remembering America: A Voice From ...more

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Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, Anna Faris - The House Bunny is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Fred Wolf, written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah Lutz, and starring Anna Faris as a former Playboy bunny who signs up to be the ...more

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Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino - Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams is a 2002 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the second installment in the Spy Kids film ...more

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George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet - Syriana is a 2005 geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and executive produced by George Clooney, who also stars in the film with an ensemble cast. Gaghan's ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd, Mary Stuart Masterson - Chances Are is a 1989 romantic comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey, Jr., Ryan O'Neal, and Mary Stuart Masterson. The original music score was ...more

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Pamela Anderson, Lil' Kim, Kevin Hart - Superhero Movie is a 2008 American comedy spoof film written and directed by Craig Mazin, produced by David Zucker and Robert K. Weiss, and starring Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher ...more

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Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange - Broken Flowers is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. The film focuses on an aging "Don Juan" who ...more

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Harvey Keitel, Thora Birch, Mimi Rogers - Monkey Trouble is a 1994 comedy film directed by Franco Amurri and starring Thora Birch.

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman - Rumor Has It is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine and Mark Ruffalo. The screenplay by Ted Griffin derives from a ...more

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John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne - The Tuskegee Airmen is a 1995 HBO television movie based on the exploits of an actual groundbreaking unit, the first African American combat pilots in the United States Army Air Corps, that ...more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin, David Arquette - Roadflower, also known as Road Flower or The Road Killers, is a 1994 American suspense thriller starring Christopher Lambert, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Arquette, Josh Brolin, Christopher ...more

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Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah, Diane Keaton - Mad Money is a 2008 comedy-crime film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, and directed by Callie Khouri. It is loosely based on the 2001 British film Hot Money.

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Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen - Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed by Kyle Newman and starring Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel and Kristen Bell. It was released in the United States on February 6, ...more

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Jennifer Morrison, Randy Quaid, Mike Vogel - Grind is a 2003 American adventure, comedy film about four young aspiring amateur skaters Eric Rivers, Matt Jensen, Dustin Knight, and Sweet Lou Singer who are trying to make it in the world of ...more

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Larry Bird, Deion Sanders, Dan Aykroyd - Celtic Pride is a 1996 American comedy written by Judd Apatow and Colin Quinn, and directed by Tom DeCerchio. It stars Daniel Stern and Dan Aykroyd as Mike O'Hara and Jimmy Flaherty, two ...more

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Jason Segel, Matthew Lillard, Devon Sawa - SLC Punk! is a 1998 American comedy-drama film written and directed by James Merendino. The film is about the young punk rock fan Steven "Stevo" Levy, a college graduate living in Salt ...more

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Malin Ã…kerman, Paul Walker, Joshua Jackson - The Skulls is a 2000 American psychological thriller film starring Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker and Leslie Bibb, directed by Rob Cohen. Its plot is based upon some of the conspiracy theories ...more

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Maria Menounos, Vivica A. Fox, Emmanuel Lewis - Kickin' It Old Skool is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Harvey Glazer and written by Trace Slobotkin. The film's cast includes Jamie Kennedy, Bobby Lee, Maria Menounos, Michael ...more

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Adam Sandler, Chevy Chase, Rebecca Romijn - Dirty Work is a comedy buddy film starring Norm Macdonald, Artie Lange, Jack Warden, and Traylor Howard and directed by Bob Saget. In the film, long-time friends Mitch and Sam start a ...more

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Anthony Michael Hall, Thomas Jane, Christopher McDonald - 61* is a 2001 American sports drama film written by Hank Steinberg and directed by Billy Crystal. It stars Barry Pepper as Roger Maris and Thomas Jane as Mickey Mantle on their quest to break ...more

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Amanda Peet, Tom Berenger, Master P - Track Down, is a 2000 film about computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, based on the book Takedown by John Markoff and Tsutomu Shimomura. The film was directed by Joe Chappelle and stars Skeet Ulrich ...more

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Lisa Hartman Black, Christopher McDonald, Alana Stewart - Where the Boys Are '84 is a 1984 remake of the 1960 teen sex comedy film Where the Boys Are, starring Lisa Hartman, Russell Todd, Lorna Luft, Wendy Schaal and Lynn-Holly Johnson. Directed by Hy ...more

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Charlie Sheen, James Gandolfini, Nastassja Kinski - Terminal Velocity is a 1994 action film starring Charlie Sheen as a daredevil skydiver and Nastassja Kinski as a tough KGB spy who team up to stop renegade spys who are trying to steal gold. It ...more

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Halle Berry, Clive Owen, Christopher McDonald - The Rich Man's Wife is a 1996 American thriller film written and directed by Amy Holden Jones, and starring Halle Berry. The title character becomes a suspect when her husband is murdered and ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, Moon Zappa - The Boys Next Door is a 1985 independent adventure-crime drama film about two boys who leave their small town home on the day of their high school graduation and embark on a crime and murder

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Brenda Song, Erika Christensen, Janine Turner - Leave It to Beaver is a 1997 film that is a remake of the TV situation comedy series of the same name. There are many in-jokes related to the original series within the movie.

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Joe Namath, Barbara Eden, George Kennedy - Chattanooga Choo Choo is a 1984 film released as a light summer comedy featuring the eponymous train, starring Barbara Eden and George Kennedy. The film follows the story of football team owner ...more

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Chevy Chase, Penelope Ann Miller, Alex Meneses - Funny Money is a 2006 comedy film directed by Leslie Greif.

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Bridgit Mendler, Christopher McDonald, Tisha Campbell-Martin - Lemonade Mouth is a 2011 musical drama film based on the book of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes. The film was directed by Patricia Riggen and written by April Blair, and stars Bridgit ...more

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Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Peter Horton - Into Thin Air: Death on Everest is a made-for-TV movie based on the book Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. The film is directed by Robert Markowitz and written by Robert J. Avrech. The film tells ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Tia Carrere, Christopher McDonald - Five Aces is a 1999 black comedy/drama film written, produced and directed by David Michael O'Neill. It stars Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, Aimée Leigh, Jeff Cesario, Michael ...more

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Sound of Mind Jim Caviezel, Jeremy Piven, Thora Birch - Sound of Mind is a 2012 thriller film written by Jim Waltzer and Alexander Emmert and directed by Tommy Bull.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ice-T, Christopher McDonald - Breakin', released as Breakdance: The Movie or Break Street '84 in some countries, is a 1984 breakdancing-themed film directed by Joel Silberg. The film setting was inspired by a 1983 German ...more

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Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese - Isn't She Great is a 2000 American film, that presents a fictionalized biography of best-selling author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. The film was directed by Andrew Bergman, with a ...more

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Eugene Levy, Jessy Schram, Christopher McDonald - American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile is a 2006 American teen comedy film released by Universal Pictures. It is the second installment in the American Pie Presents series and fifth installment ...more

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Tom Arnold, Tania Raymonde, Christopher McDonald - Children on Their Birthdays is a 2002 American independent film directed by Mark Medoff. The screenplay written by Douglas Sloan is based on "Children on Their Birthdays", the short ...more

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Jessica Alba, Hayden Christensen, Terrence Howard - Awake is a 2007 American conspiracy thriller film written and directed by Joby Harold. It stars Hayden Christensen, Jessica Alba, Terrence Howard and Lena Olin. The film was released in the ...more

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The Eighteenth Angel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Christopher McDonald Movies
Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci, Christopher McDonald - The Eighteenth Angel is a 1998 horror film directed by William Bindley.

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Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, Hank Azaria - Cool Blue is a 1990 English language romantic comedy starring Woody Harrelson, Ely Pouget, and Hank Azaria and directed by Mark Mullin and Richard Shepard. The film received an R rating by the

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Soul Ties Rocsi Diaz, Katy Mixon, Christopher McDonald - Soul Ties is a 2012 drama film written by Tee Ashira and directed by Victor Hobson and Tee Ashira.

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Paramedics Christopher McDonald, James Noble, George Newbern - Paramedics is a 1988 comedy film starring George Newbern and Christopher McDonald.