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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
Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman ...more

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#34 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #98 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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Joan Rivers, John Hurt, 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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#55 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #20 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Filmsfeaturing Feel The Schwartz With The Funniest 'Spaceballs' Quotes

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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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#226 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #181 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback
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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#115 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #70 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #192 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise
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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#107 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #137 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle
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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#229 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #119 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Moviesfeaturing Here's What The Cast Of Robin Hood: Men In Tights Looks Like Now

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Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin
Oliver & Company is a 1988 American animated musical buddy comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released on November 18, 1988 by Walt Disney Pictures. The 27th ...more

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#86 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #90 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #207 of 348 The Best Movies Based On Books

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Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor
The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series of live-action feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Directed by James Frawley, the film's ...more

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#81 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #448 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton, Derek Jacobi
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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#95 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #316 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

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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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#143 of 179 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #222 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movies

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Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner
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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#76 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #139 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner
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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Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds
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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#911 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #95 of 101 The Worst Part II Movie Sequels

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Suzanne Pleshette, Dom DeLuise, Jerry Reed
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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Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise
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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#15 of 43 The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts #72 of 161 The Best Horror Movies Rated PG #90 of 181 The Best Comedy Horror Movies, Ranked

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Danny DeVito, Dick Butkus, Michael Keaton
Johnny Dangerously is a 1984 American parody of 1930s' movies. It was directed by Amy Heckerling; its four screenwriters included Bernie Kukoff and Jeff Harris. The film stars Michael Keaton as ...more
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Mel Brooks, Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise
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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Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, 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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Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors
This film is a 1982 American musical comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Colin Higgins. It is an adaptation of the 1978 Broadway musical of the same name and stars Dolly Parton and ...more

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#172 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #134 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #270 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Doris Day, Dom DeLuise, Paul Lynde
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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Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Albert Finney
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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Anne Bancroft, Dom DeLuise, Robert Costanzo
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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#306 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #163 of 202 The Best Romantic Comedies Rated PG

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Malcolm McDowell, Carol Channing, Ed Asner
Happily Ever After is a 1990 American animated film written by Robby London and Martha Moran and directed by John Howley. The film stars Irene Cara, Malcolm McDowell, Edward Asner, Carol ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Milton Berle, Penny Marshall
Evil Roy Slade is a 1972 made-for-television spoof-Western comedy film about the "meanest villain in the West". It was directed by Jerry Paris and co-produced and co-written by Garry
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John Goodman, Jay Leno, Martin Short
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story is a 1993 American animated science fiction adventure film, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and ...more