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The Best Fran Drescher Movies 

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Updated September 21, 2019 183 votes 46 voters 10.8k views 22 items

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

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

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Fran Drescher, Timothy Dalton, Lisa Jakub

Released: 1997

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

The Beautician and the Beast is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Ken Kwapis and starring Fran Drescher and Timothy Dalton as the title characters. The story follows the misadventures of a ...more
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Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1984

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

Released: 1977

Directed by: John Badham

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Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Fran Drescher

Released: 1990

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

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"Weird Al" Yankovic, David Bowe, Fran Drescher

Released: 1989

Directed by: Jay Levey

UHF is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Jay Levey. An employed visionary ("Weird Al" Yankovic) becomes manager of a successful local public station due to all sorts of hilarious ...more

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Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, Fran Drescher

Released: 1983

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Doctor Detroit is a 1983 comedy film, written by Bruce Jay Friedman, Robert Boris and Carl Gottlieb. The film stars Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Lynn Whitfield, Fran Drescher, and Donna Dixon, ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Robin Williams, Diane Lane

Released: 1996

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Jack is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Jennifer Lopez, Fran Drescher, Bill Cosby, and Brian Kerwin. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Williams ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson, Fran Drescher

Released: 1981

Directed by: Miloš Forman

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James Caan, Fran Drescher, Bill Goldberg

Released: 2005

Directed by: David Steiman

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Fran Drescher, Linda Blair, Carol Lawrence

Released: 1978

Directed by: Wes Craven

Stranger in Our House is a 1978 American horror television film directed by Wes Craven and starring Linda Blair. It tells the story of a teenage girl who begins to suspect that her cousin may be ...more
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Rosie O'Donnell, Fran Drescher, Jeremy Piven

Released: 1994

Directed by: Bill Fishman

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Fran Drescher, Tony Danza

Released: 1980

Directed by: Floyd Mutrux

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Sharon Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Woody Allen

Released: 2000

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

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Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg

Released: 2012

Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky

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Mindwash. The Jake Sessions Fran Drescher, Margaret Cho, Kathleen Wilhoite

Released: 2011

Directed by: Sundae Sundae

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Chuck Berry, Jay Leno, Fran Drescher

Released: 1978

Directed by: Floyd Mutrux

American Hot Wax is a 1978 biopic film directed by Floyd Mutrux and written by John Kaye telling the story of Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who was instrumental in introducing and ...more
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Beautiful Girl Fran Drescher, Brooke D'Orsay, Marissa Jaret Winokur

Released: 2003

Directed by: Douglas Barr

Beautiful Girl is a 2003 television movie starring Marissa Jaret Winokur. The film was directed by Douglas Barr for the ABC Family network.
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Fran Drescher, Dennis Quaid, Rosanna Arquette

Released: 1980

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Gorp is a 1980 American comedy film starring Michael Lembeck and Dennis Quaid, and featuring early acting work of Rosanna Arquette and Fran Drescher in supporting roles. Directed by Joseph ...more

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Evan Rachel Wood, Andy Dick, Rob Schneider

Released: 2006

Directed by: Howard E. Baker, John Fox

Shark Bait is a 2006 South Korean-American computer animated film. The plot revolves around Pi and his attempt to win the heart of Cordelia while dealing with a tiger shark who is terrorizing ...more
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Fran Drescher, Dennis Farina, Leo Rossi

Released: 1992

Directed by: James Lemmo

We're Talking Serious Money, also known as Serious Money, is an Action/Comedy directed by James Lemmo. He also co-wrote the screenplay with Leo Rossi, who also stars in the movie. Cinematography ...more
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Teri Hatcher, Kevin Bacon, John Cleese

Released: 1989

Directed by: Christopher Guest

The Big Picture is a 1989 American comedy film starring Kevin Bacon and directed by Christopher Guest.
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Christopher Lee, Fran Drescher, Colleen Camp

Released: 1984

Directed by: Harry Hurwitz

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