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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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Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film adaptation of the 1975 novel Bid Time Return by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The ...more

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Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1978

Directed by: Richard Donner

Superman is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner. It is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and stars Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, ...more

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Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

Released: 1980

Directed by: Richard Lester, Richard Donner

Superman II is a 1980 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is a sequel to the 1978 film Superman and stars Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp, Ned Beatty, ...more

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Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

Released: 2006

Directed by: Richard Lester, Richard Donner

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut is an unfinished superhero film directed by Richard Donner. It is a re-edited director's cut of the 1980 film Superman II by restoring a significant amount of ...more

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Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon

Released: 1982

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Deathtrap is a 1982 thriller based on Ira Levin's play of the same name, directed by Sidney Lumet from a screenplay by Levin and Jay Presson Allen, starring Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve.

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Morning Glory Christopher Reeve, J. T. Walsh, Deborah Raffin

Released: 1993

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

Actress Deborah Raffin had a hand in the screenplay of this Southern melodrama, set in the Depression. Christopher Reeve plays ex-con Will Parker, who is looking for work in a small Georgia ...more
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Kim Cattrall, William H. Macy, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1995

Directed by: Steven Schachter

Above Suspicion is a 1995 suspense thriller written by William H. Macy, who also has a small role in the film. The film stars Christopher Reeve as a paralyzed police officer who plots to murder ...more
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Richard Pryor, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder

Released: 1983

Directed by: Richard Lester

Superman III is a 1983 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is the third film in the Superman film series based upon the long-running DC Comics superhero. The film is ...more

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Lena Headey, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson

Released: 1993

Directed by: James Ivory

The Remains of the Day is a 1993 Merchant Ivory film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. It was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant, Mike ...more

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Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Jim Broadbent

Released: 1987

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace is a 1987 American superhero film directed by Sidney J. Furie. It is the fourth and final film in the original Superman film series. This is the first film in ...more

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Daryl Hannah, Christopher Reeve, Robert Forster

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jeff Bleckner

Rear Window is an American television movie directed by Jeff Bleckner. The teleplay by Larry Gross and Eric Overmyer is an updated adaptation of the classic 1954 feature film directed by Alfred ...more
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Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Carpenter

John Carpenter's Village of the Damned is a 1995 science fiction-horror film directed by John Carpenter. It is a remake of the 1960 film of the same name which is based on the novel The Midwich ...more

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Christopher Reeve, Joe Pantoliano, Geneviève Bujold

Released: 1982

Directed by: Frank Perry

Monsignor is a 1982 drama film directed by Frank Perry about a Roman Catholic priest's rise through the ranks of the Vatican, during and after World War II. Along the way, he involves the ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Linda Hunt

Released: 1984

Directed by: James Ivory

The Bostonians is a 1984 Merchant Ivory film based on Henry James's novel of the same name. The film stars Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Madeleine Potter and Jessica Tandy. The movie ...more
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Charlton Heston, Christopher Reeve, David Carradine

Released: 1978

Directed by: David Greene

Gray Lady Down is a 1978 disaster film by Universal Studios starring Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, and is the feature film debut of Christopher Reeve. It ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Christopher Reeve, Mimi Rogers

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Street Smart is a 1987 American film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Christopher Reeve, Morgan Freeman and Kathy Baker. It was shot in New York City and Montreal, Quebec.
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Noises Off Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1992

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Noises Off is a 1992 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The screenplay by Marty Kaplan is based on the 1982 play of the same name by Michael Frayn. An ensemble cast includes Michael ...more

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Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1994

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Speechless is a 1994 romantic comedy film directed by Ron Underwood. It stars Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Bonnie Bedelia, Ernie Hudson, and Christopher Reeve.
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Christopher Reeve, Marg Helgenberger

Released: 1991

Directed by: Martin Donovan

Death Dreams is a film directed by Martin Donovan released on June 25, 1991.
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Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Tyne Daly

Released: 1985

Directed by: George T. Miller

The Aviator is an American adventure film directed by George T. Miller. The story of the film was adapted by Marc Norman from the book The Aviator written by Ernest K. Gann. The film stars ...more
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Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1988

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Switching Channels is a 1988 American comedy film remake of The Front Page and His Girl Friday. It stars Kathleen Turner as Christy Colleran, Burt Reynolds as John L. Sullivan IV, Christopher ...more
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Helen's War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Christopher Reeve Movies
Helen's War

Released: 2003

Directed by: Anna Broinowski

Helen's War is a tv movie.
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Christopher Reeve, Tony Todd, Kim Coates

Released: 1995

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

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

Released: 1995

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

Black Fox is a 1995 TV film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern.
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Christopher Reeve, Tony Todd, Don S. Davis

Released: 1995

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

Black Fox II: Price of Peace is a 1995 TV film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern.