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The Best Christopher Reeve Movies

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

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

Speechless and Mortal Sins are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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    Deathtrap

    Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve
    Deathtrap is a 1982 thriller based on Ira Levin's play of the same name, directed by Sidney...  more

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    Morning Glory

    Christopher Reeve, J. T. Walsh
    Actress Deborah Raffin had a hand in the screenplay of this Southern melodrama, set in the...
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    Somewhere in Time

    Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer
    Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film...  more

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    Superman

    Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman
    Superman is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner. It is based on the DC Comics...  more

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    Superman II

    Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve
    Superman II is a 1980 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is a...  more

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    Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

    Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman
    Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut is an unfinished superhero film directed by Richard...  more

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    Village of the Damned

    Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill
    John Carpenter's Village of the Damned is a 1995 science fiction-horror film directed by John...  more

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    The Bostonians

    Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve
    The Bostonians is a 1984 Merchant Ivory film based on Henry James's novel of the same name....  more
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    Street Smart

    Morgan Freeman, Christopher Reeve
    Street Smart is a 1987 American film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Christopher...  more
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    Above Suspicion

    Kim Cattrall, William H. Macy
    Above Suspicion is a 1995 suspense thriller written by William H. Macy, who also has a small...  more
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    Gray Lady Down

    Charlton Heston, Christopher Reeve
    Gray Lady Down is a 1978 disaster film by Universal Studios starring Charlton Heston, David...  more

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    Noises Off

    Michael Caine, Carol Burnett
    Noises Off is a 1992 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The screenplay by Marty Kaplan...  more

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    The Aviator

    Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette
    The Aviator is an American adventure film directed by George T. Miller. The story of the film...  more
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    The Remains of the Day

    Lena Headey, Anthony Hopkins
    The Remains of the Day is a 1993 Merchant Ivory film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the...  more

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    Death Dreams

    Christopher Reeve, Marg Helgenberger
    Death Dreams is a film directed by Martin Donovan released on June 25, 1991....  more
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    Speechless

    Geena Davis, Michael Keaton
    Speechless is a 1994 romantic comedy film directed by Ron Underwood. It stars Michael Keaton,...  more
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    Switching Channels

    Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds
    Switching Channels is a 1988 American comedy film remake of The Front Page and His Girl...  more
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    Black Fox III: Good Men and Bad

    Christopher Reeve, Tony Todd
    Black Fox III: Good Men and Bad is a 1995 TV film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern....  more
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    Superman III

    Richard Pryor, Christopher Reeve
    Superman III is a 1983 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is the...  more

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    Black Fox

    Christopher Reeve, Tony Todd
    Black Fox is a 1995 TV film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern....  more
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    The Sea Wolf

    Christopher Reeve
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    Rear Window

    Daryl Hannah, Christopher Reeve
    Rear Window is an American television movie directed by Jeff Bleckner. The teleplay by Larry...  more
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    Anna Karenina

    Jacqueline Bissett, Christopher Reeve
    Anna Karenina is a 1985 American television film version of the famous Leo Tolstoy novel, Anna...  more
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    Mortal Sins

    Christopher Reeve
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    Monsignor

    Christopher Reeve, Joe Pantoliano
    Monsignor is a 1982 drama film directed by Frank Perry about a Roman Catholic priest's rise...  more