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

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

Examples include 5 Card Stud and Kiss Me, Stupid.

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

If you're a fan of Dean Martin, then check out our lists of the best Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin movies as well.

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Rio Bravo John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson Rio Bravo is a 1959 American Western film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, and Ward Bond. Written by ...more

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The Sons of Katie Elder John Wayne, Dean Martin, Dennis Hopper The Sons of Katie Elder is a 1965 Technicolor Western film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring John Wayne and Dean Martin. The movie was filmed principally in Mexico. The film Four Brothers ...more

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Bandolero! Raquel Welch, James Stewart, Dean Martin Bandolero! is a 1968 western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen starring James Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch and George Kennedy. The story centers on two brothers on a run from the posse, led ...more

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Ocean's 11 Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring five Rat Packers: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Joey Bishop. Centered on a series of ...more

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The Young Lions Marlon Brando, Dean Martin, Montgomery Clift The Young Lions is a 1958 CinemaScope war drama film directed by Edward Dmytryk, based upon the 1948 novel of the same name by Irwin Shaw, and starring Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, and Dean ...more

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Airport Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster Airport is a 1970 American drama film starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin, directed and written by George Seaton, and based on Arthur Hailey's 1968 novel of the same name. It originated the ...more

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Some Came Running Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin Some Came Running is a 1958 film directed by Vincente Minnelli.

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Robin and the Seven Hoods Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby Robin and the 7 Hoods is a 1964 American musical film directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Bing Crosby. The picture features Peter Falk, ...more

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5 Card Stud Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Roddy McDowall 5 Card Stud is a 1968 Western directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Dean Martin and Robert Mitchum, The script, based on a novel by Ray Gaulden, was written by Marguerite Roberts, who also ...more

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Bells Are Ringing Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Jean Stapleton Bells Are Ringing is a 1960 romantic comedy-musical film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Judy Holliday and Dean Martin.

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How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Eli Wallach How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life is a 1968 film directed by Fielder Cook. It stars Dean Martin and Stella Stevens.

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4 for Texas Frank Sinatra, Ursula Andress, Dean Martin 4 for Texas is a 1963 American western comedy starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, and featuring screen thugs Charles Bronson and Mike Mazurki, with a cameo ...more

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Murderers' Row Ann-Margret, Dean Martin, Karl Malden Murderers' Row is a 1966 American comedy-spy-fi film starring Dean Martin and very loosely based upon the Matt Helm spy novel Murderers' Row by Donald Hamilton, which was published in 1962. ...more

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Texas Across the River Dean Martin, Alain Delon, Peter Graves Texas Across The River is a 1966 western film comedy/satire with Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. The film was directed by Michael Gordon.

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Toys in the Attic Dean Martin, Gene Tierney, Wendy Hiller Toys in the Attic is a 1963 American drama film starring Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux, Gene Tierney and Wendy Hiller. The film was directed by George Roy Hill and is based on a ...more

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All in a Night's Work Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Cliff Robertson All in a Night's Work is a 1961 romantic screwball comedy starring Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine, and directed by Joseph Anthony.

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Who Was That Lady? Dean Martin, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis Who Was That Lady? is a 1960 comedy film starring Tony Curtis, Dean Martin, and Janet Leigh. The movie was made by Ansark-Sidney, distributed by Columbia Pictures, directed by George Sidney, and ...more

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Ada Dean Martin, Susan Hayward, Martin Balsam Ada is a 1961 American political drama film made by Avon Productions and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Daniel Mann and produced by Lawrence Weingarten, with a screenplay ...more

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What a Way to Go! Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke What a Way to Go! is a 1964 American black comedy directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin, Gene Kelly, Bob Cummings and Dick Van

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The Silencers Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Cyd Charisse The Silencers is an American spy film spoof motion picture released in 1966 and starring Dean Martin as agent Matt Helm. It is loosely based upon the novel The Silencers by Donald Hamilton, as ...more

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Mr. Ricco Dean Martin Mr. Ricco is a 1975 crime drama film directed by Paul Bogart and starring Dean Martin in his last leading film role, along with Eugene Roche, Denise Nicholas and Cindy Williams.

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Career Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Donna Douglas Career is a 1959 blacklist film drama co-written by Dalton Trumbo and starring Dean Martin, Tony Franciosa, and Shirley MacLaine. The movie involves actor Sam Lawson, bent on breaking into the ...more

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The Wrecking Crew Chuck Norris, Dean Martin, Sharon Tate The Wrecking Crew, released in December, 1968 and starring Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Nancy Kwan, Tina Louise and Sharon Tate, is the fourth and final film in a series of American comedy-spy-fi ...more

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Something Big Dean Martin, Honor Blackman, Brian Keith Something Big is a 1971 American motion picture produced by Andrew V. McLaglen and James Lee Barrett. A Western comedy, the film stars Dean Martin, Honor Blackman and Brian Keith.

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Marriage on the Rocks Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Deborah Kerr Marriage on the Rocks is a 1965 film comedy with Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr, and Dean Martin about a businessman's wife who ends up divorced by mistake and then married to his best friend by an ...more

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At War with the Army Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen At War with the Army is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and introducing Polly Bergen. It was filmed from July through August ...more

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Scared Stiff Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Carmen Miranda Scared Stiff is a 1953 American musical comedy film directed by George Marshall and starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. One of the 17 movies made by the Martin and Lewis team, it was released ...more

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Kiss Me, Stupid Kim Novak, Dean Martin, Henry Gibson Kiss Me, Stupid is a 1964 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Dean Martin, Kim Novak, and Ray Walston. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the play ...more

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Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? Carol Burnett, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is a 1963 movie comedy starring Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Carol Burnett, and directed by Daniel Mann.

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The Ambushers Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Roy Jenson The Ambushers is a 1967 spy comedy film filmed in Acapulco starring Dean Martin, Senta Berger and Janice Rule. It is loosely based upon the novel of the same name by Donald Hamilton as well as ...more

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Rough Night in Jericho Dean Martin, Jean Simmons, George Peppard Rough Night in Jericho is a 1967 western film starring Dean Martin, George Peppard and Jean Simmons, directed by Arnold Laven. It was based on the novel The Man in Black, written by Marvin H. ...more

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Hollywood or Bust Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg Hollywood or Bust is a 1956 film comedy starring the team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The picture was filmed from April 16 to June 19, 1956 and released on December 6, 1956 by Paramount ...more

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Something's Got to Give Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse Something's Got to Give is an unfinished 1962 American feature film, directed by George Cukor for 20th Century Fox and starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. A remake of My ...more

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Sergeants 3 Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Sergeants 3 is a 1962 remake of Gunga Din set in the American West, directed by John Sturges and featuring Rat Pack icons Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, and Joey ...more

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The Caddy Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Donna Reed The Caddy is a 1953 American film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. It was filmed from November 24, 1952 through February 23, 1953 and was released by Paramount Pictures on August ...more

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Artists and Models Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin Artists and Models is a 1955 Paramount musical comedy in VistaVision and marked Martin and Lewis's fourteenth feature together as a team. The film co-stars Shirley MacLaine and Dorothy Malone, ...more

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That's My Boy Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen That's My Boy is a 1951 film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and marked the first time that Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis actually had "roles" as opposed to previous efforts ...more

Family Events That Fill You with Dread

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My Friend Irma Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Don DeFore My Friend Irma is a 1949 American comedy film directed by George Marshall and is most notable as the film debut of comedy team Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The film was released on August 16, ...more

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Sailor Beware James Dean, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin Sailor Beware is a 1952 comedy film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and is an adaption of a 1933 Kenyon Nicholson play of the same name. It was released on February 9, 1952 by ...more

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Pardners Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Lee Van Cleef Pardners is a movie starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and was released on July 25, 1956 by Paramount Pictures.

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The Cannonball Run Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds The Cannonball Run is a 1981 comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett, and an all-star supporting cast. It was directed by Hal Needham, produced by Hong ...more

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The Stooge Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen The Stooge is a 1952 American comedy film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The film was released on December 31, 1952 by Paramount.

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Cannonball Run II Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan Cannonball Run II is a 1984 American comedy film featuring Burt Reynolds and an all-star cast, released by Warner Bros. and Golden Harvest. Like the original Cannonball Run, it is a set around ...more

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You're Never Too Young Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Raymond Burr You're Never Too Young is a comedy film starring the team of Martin and Lewis, released on August 25, 1955 by Paramount Pictures, and co-starring Diana Lynn, Nina Foch, and Raymond Burr.

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Who's Got the Action? Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Walter Matthau Who's Got the Action? is a comedy film about a man suffering from an addiction to gambling starring Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Eddie Albert, and Walter Matthau. The film was written by Alexander ...more

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Ten Thousand Bedrooms Dean Martin, Eva Bartok, Anna Maria Alberghetti Ten Thousand Bedrooms was Dean Martin's first movie in the wake of the dissolution of his partnership with Jerry Lewis in the team of Martin and Lewis.

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Money from Home Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Sheldon Leonard Money From Home is a 1953 film starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The comedy was the first for the Martin and Lewis team to be shot in color and was their only film in 3-D. The picture was ...more

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Jumping Jacks Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Don DeFore Jumping Jacks is a 1952 film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The film was released by Paramount Pictures.

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Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis^! Jr.

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My Friend Irma Goes West Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Diana Lynn My Friend Irma Goes West is a 1950 film based on the radio show My Friend Irma and featuring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. This sequel to My Friend Irma was released May 31, 1950 by ...more