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The Best Dom DeLuise Movies 

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List of the best Dom DeLuise movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Appearing in such films as Blazing Saddles and The Muppet Movie, Dom DeLuise developed a reputation for being a hilarious addition to any movie. Dom DeLuise'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 Dom DeLuise movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Dom DeLuise movies will be at the top of the list. Dom DeLuise has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Dom DeLuise movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Dom DeLuise films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films include Spaceballs, An American Tail and many more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Dom DeLuise movies?" and "What are the greatest Dom DeLuise roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Dom DeLuise's big comedy style, you might also enjoy our list of best Gene Wilder movies and best John Candy movies.
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Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

Released: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

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Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

Released: 1987

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring Brooks, Bill Pullman, John Candy and Rick Moranis. It also features Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, ...more

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Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds

Released: 1981

Directed by: Hal Needham

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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Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback

Released: 1989

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster

All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 American–Irish animated musical adventure comedy film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists and Goldcrest Films. The film tells the ...more

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Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 French-American musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story. Produced and directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Cary Elwes, Richard ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise

Released: 1986

Directed by: Don Bluth

An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin

Released: 1988

Directed by: George Scribner

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Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

Released: 1979

Directed by: James Frawley

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Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner

Released: 1981

Directed by: Mel Brooks

History of the World, Part I is a 1981 comedy film written, produced, and directed by Mel Brooks. Brooks also stars in the film, playing five roles: Moses, Comicus the stand-up philosopher, ...more

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Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton, Derek Jacobi

Released: 1982

Directed by: Don Bluth

The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 American animated fantasy adventure drama film directed by Don Bluth in his directorial debut. It is an adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's 1971 children's novel Mrs. ...more

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Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise

Released: 1986

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Haunted Honeymoon is a 1986 comedy movie starring Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise, and Jonathan Pryce. Wilder also served as the film's writer and director. The film also marked Radner's ...more

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Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan

Released: 1984

Directed by: Hal Needham

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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner

Released: 1978

Directed by: Burt Reynolds

The End is a 1978 black comedy-buddy film, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds. The cast also features Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman ...more
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Suzanne Pleshette, Dom DeLuise, Jerry Reed

Released: 1979

Directed by: Dom DeLuise

Hot Stuff is a 1979 comedy film that starred Dom DeLuise, Suzanne Pleshette, Jerry Reed and Ossie Davis. DeLuise also directed the movie, and the song "Hot Stuff" was written and ...more

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Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

Released: 1980

Directed by: Hal Needham

Smokey and the Bandit II is a 1980 comedy film released on August 15, 1980 in the United States. It is the sequel to the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit. The film stars Burt Reynolds, Sally ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Mel Brooks

Released: 1976

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Silent Movie is a 1976 satirical comedy film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks, and released by 20th Century Fox on June 17, 1976. The ensemble cast includes Dom DeLuise, Marty ...more

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Mel Brooks, Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise

Released: 1970

Directed by: Mel Brooks

The Twelve Chairs is a 1970 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks, starring Frank Langella, Ron Moody and Dom DeLuise. The screenplay was written by Brooks. The film was one of at least 18 ...more
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Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors

Released: 1982

Directed by: Colin Higgins

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Danny DeVito, Dick Butkus, Michael Keaton

Released: 1984

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

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Doris Day, Dom DeLuise, Paul Lynde

Released: 1966

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

The Glass Bottom Boat is an 1966 American romantic comedy movie directed by Frank Tashlin, starring Doris Day and Rod Taylor, with Arthur Godfrey, Dick Martin, Dom DeLuise and Paul Lynde. It is ...more
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Anne Bancroft, Dom DeLuise, Robert Costanzo

Released: 1980

Directed by: Anne Bancroft

Fatso is a 1980 American comedy film written and directed by Anne Bancroft and starring Dom DeLuise, Ron Carey and Candice Azzara.
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John Goodman, Jay Leno, Martin Short

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ralph Zondag, Don Bluth, Simon Wells, Phil Nibbelink, Dick Zondag

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James Stewart, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz

Released: 1991

Directed by: Simon Wells, Phil Nibbelink

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Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Albert Finney

Released: 1975

Directed by: Gene Wilder

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother is a 1975 American musical comedy film with Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Roy Kinnear and Leo McKern. The film was ...more
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Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman

Released: 1964

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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