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The Best Clint Howard Movies

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

If you think the best Clint Howard role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Clint Howard 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 Senior Skip Day and Cut Off, in it.

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


  • 1
    Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Apollo 13

    Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard


    Directed byRon Howard

    Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    The Waterboy

    Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates


    Directed byFrank Coraci

    The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Frost/Nixon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell


    Directed byRon Howard

    Frost/Nixon is a 2008 British-American historical drama film based on the 2006 play of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Far and Away is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Far and Away

    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman


    Directed byRon Howard

    Far and Away is a 1992 romance film directed by Ron Howard from a script by Howard and Bob... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    EDtv is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Hurley


    Directed byRon Howard

    EDtv is a 1999 American satirical comedy film directed by Ron Howard. An adaptation of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Rocketeer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    The Rocketeer

    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton


    Directed byJoe Johnston

    The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    That Thing You Do! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    That Thing You Do!

    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks


    Directed byTom Hanks

    That Thing You Do! is a 1996 American musical comedy drama film written, directed by, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    The Jungle Book

    Clint Howard, George Sanders


    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

    The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Directed byRon Howard

    This film is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Wraith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    The Wraith

    Charlie Sheen, Brooke Burke-Charvet


    Directed byMike Marvin

    The Wraith is a 1986 independently made action/supernatural film produced by John Kemeny,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Little Nicky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Little Nicky

    Reese Witherspoon, Ozzy Osbourne


    Directed bySteven Brill

    Little Nicky is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill. It stars Adam Sandler as... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Grand Theft Auto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Grand Theft Auto

    Ron Howard, Clint Howard


    Directed byRon Howard

    Grand Theft Auto is a 1977 American comedy road movie directed by Ron Howard. It was Howard's... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Evilspeak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Clint Howard, R. G. Armstrong


    Directed byEric Weston

    Evilspeak is a 1981 American horror film written by Eric Weston and Joseph Garofalo and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    The Many Adventures of Winnie  is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris


    Directed byJohn Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a 1977 American animated musical film produced by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Winnie the Pooh and the Bluste is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris


    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

    Winnie the Pooh and his friends make their way through an especially windy day.
  • 16
    Cocoon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard


    Directed byRon Howard

    Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Halloween is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo


    Directed byRob Zombie

    Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Night Shift is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Night Shift

    Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty


    Directed byRon Howard

    Night Shift is a 1982 American comedy film, one of former actor Ron Howard's earliest... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    My Dog Skip is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    My Dog Skip

    Diane Lane, Kevin Bacon


    Directed byJay Russell

    My Dog Skip is a 2000 film, directed by Jay Russell. It is based on the autobiographical book... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Tango & Cash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Tango & Cash

    Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher


    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky, Albert Magnoli

    Tango & Cash is a 1989 American buddy cop action comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    An Eye for an Eye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    An Eye for an Eye

    Clint Howard, Slim Pickens


    Directed byMickey Moore

    An Eye for an Eye is a 1966 Western film directed by Michael D. Moore. Robert Lansing plays... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    The Dilemma is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    The Dilemma

    Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder


    Directed byRon Howard

    The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies


    Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin


    Directed byRon Howard

    Parenthood is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    House of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    House of the Dead

    Erica Durance, Clint Howard


    Directed byUwe Boll

    This film is a 2003 film adaptation of the successful 1996 light gun arcade game of the same... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Gung Ho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Clint Howard Movies

    Gung Ho

    Michael Keaton, John Turturro


    Directed byRon Howard

    Gung Ho is a 1986 Ron Howard comedy film, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Michael... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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