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The Best Dick Van Dyke Movies

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

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

List below includes Murder 101: New Age, Diagnosis Murder:Without Warning and more films.

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    Mary Poppins

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill Walsh...  more

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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1968

    Directed byKen Hughes

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British musical film loosely based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. The film's script is by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes and its songs...  more

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    The Art of Love

    Dick Van Dyke, James Garner

    Released1965

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    The Art of Love is a 1965 comedy film starring James Garner, Dick Van Dyke, Elke Sommer, and Angie Dickinson. The film involves an American artist in Paris who fakes his own death in order to...  more
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    Bye Bye Birdie

    Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1963

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation of the stage production of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Stewart and Irving...  more
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    Cold Turkey

    Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart

    Released1971

    Directed byNorman Lear

    Cold Turkey is a 1971 satirical comedy film. It stars Dick Van Dyke plus a long list of comedic actors, several of whom are well known to North American television audiences. The film was directed,...  more
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    What a Way to Go!

    Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1964

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    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 Dyke....  more

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    Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.

    Dick Van Dyke, Nancy Kwan

    Released1966

    Directed byByron Paul

    Lt. Robin Crusoe USN is a 1966 comedy film released and scripted by Walt Disney. It stars Dick Van Dyke as a U.S. Navy pilot who becomes a castaway on a tropical island. Some filming took place in...  more
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    Divorce American Style

    Debbie Reynolds, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1967

    Directed byBud Yorkin

    Divorce American Style is a 1967 American satirical comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and starring Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Simmons, Jason Robards and Van Johnson. Norman Lear produced...  more
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    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Milan Trenc. It follows a divorced father trying to settle down, impress his...  more

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    Diagnosis Murder:Without Warning

    Dick Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell

    Released2002

    Directed byChristian I. Nyby II

    Without Warning is a 2002 film directed by Christian I. Nyby II....
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    Some Kind of a Nut

    Dick Van Dyke, Angie Dickinson

    Released1969

    Directed byGarson Kanin

    Some Kind of a Nut is a 1969 comedy film starring Dick Van Dyke, Angie Dickinson and Rosemary Forsyth. It was written and directed by Garson Kanin....  more
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    The House on Sycamore Street

    Dick Van Dyke

    Released1992

    Directed byChristian I. Nyby II

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    The Comic

    Mickey Rooney, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1969

    Directed byCarl Reiner

    The Comic is a 1969 comedy film co-written, co-produced and directed by Carl Reiner. It stars Dick Van Dyke as Billy Bright – the original title of the film – and Michele Lee as Bright's love...  more
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    The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke
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    Batman: New Times

    Mark Hamill, Dick Van Dyke

    Released2005

    Directed byJeffery Scheetz

    Batman: New Times is an animated CGI film. The CGI models used for the film are based on Art Asylum's Minimates toyline....  more
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    The Runner Stumbles

    Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan

    Released1979

    Directed byStanley Kramer

    The Runner Stumbles is a 1979 film directed and produced by Stanley Kramer, based on the Broadway play by Milan Stitt. The film was the last of Kramer's long and distinguished career. It stars Dick...  more
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    The Town Santa Forgot

    Dick Van Dyke, Ashley Johnson
    The Town Santa Forgot is an animated television special produced by Hanna-Barbera in 1993, narrated by Dick Van Dyke and originally broadcast on NBC. It is an adaptation of the poem Jeremy Creek,...  more
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    A Twist of the Knife

    Dick Van Dyke, Suzanne Pleshette

    Released1993

    Directed byJerry London

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    Diagnosis of Murder

    Dick Van Dyke, Cynthia Gibb

    Released1992

    Directed byChristopher Hibler

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    Murder 101: New Age

    Dick Van Dyke, Charles Shaughnessy
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    18
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    The Fabulous Fifties

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1960

    Directed byCharles Eames, Norman Jewison, Ray Eames

    The Fabulous Fifties is a 1960 documentary film written by Charles Eames, Ray Eames, A.J. Russell and Max Wilk and directed by Charles Eames, Ray Eames and Norman Jewison....  more
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    Never a Dull Moment

    Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1968

    Directed byJerry Paris

    Never a Dull Moment is a 1968 film from Walt Disney Productions. It stars Dick Van Dyke and Edward G. Robinson and was directed by Jerry Paris. The script by AJ Carothers was based on a novel by John...  more
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    Dick Tracy

    Madonna, Al Pacino

    Released1990

    Directed byWarren Beatty

    Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould. Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, which features...  more

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    Curious George

    Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell

    Released2006

    Directed byMatthew O'Callaghan

    Curious George is a 2006 American animated adventure family film based on the book series by H.A. and Margret Rey. It stars Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, Dick Van Dyke, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Joan...  more

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    The Gin Game

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke

    Released2003

    Directed byArvin Brown

    The Gin Game is a 2003 film directed by Arvin Brown....