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The Best Gene Simmons Movies 

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

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

This list includes Extract, Fuse Fest: Voodoo 2009 and more films.

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

Gene Simmons has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Meat Loaf and Joan Jett in terms of fame and success.

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Kirstie Alley, Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons

Released: 2000

Directed by: Michael Crichton, Arthur Allan Seidelman

Runaway is a 1984 science fiction action film starring Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons, Cynthia Rhodes and features Kirstie Alley in one of her early roles.

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Gene Simmons, Rutger Hauer, Robert Guillaume

Released: 1987

Directed by: Gary Sherman

Wanted: Dead or Alive is a 1987 film directed by Gary Sherman and starring Rutger Hauer as Nick Randall, the descendant of the character Josh Randall, played by Steve McQueen in the 1958 ...more
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Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, Doug Savant

Released: 1986

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Trick or Treat is a 1986 horror film by De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, starring Marc Price, Tony Fields, and Lisa Orgolini, with special appearances by Gene Simmons and Ozzy Osbourne.

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Emmanuelle Chriqui, Edward Furlong, Gene Simmons

Released: 1999

Directed by: Adam Rifkin

Detroit Rock City is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Adam Rifkin and written by Carl V. Dupré. It tells of four teenage boys in a KISS cover band who try to see their idols in ...more

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Gene Simmons, Anthony Zerbe, Carmine Caridi

Released: 1978

Directed by: Gordon Hessler

Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park is a 1978 television film, starring American hard rock band Kiss. The film's plot revolves around Kiss, who use their superpowers to battle an evil inventor ...more
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Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, Bret Michaels

Released: 1988

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years is a documentary film directed by Penelope Spheeris about the Los Angeles heavy metal scene from 1986 to 1988. It is the second film ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Eliza Dushku, David Hasselhoff

Released: 2002

Directed by: Ed Decter

The New Guy is a 2002 American teen comedy film directed by Ed Decter. The film tells the story of high school loser Dizzy Gillespie Harrison. Dizzy is an unpopular, high school band geek going ...more

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Kiss: Exposed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gene Simmons Movies
Kiss: Exposed Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Bruce Kulick

Released: 2002

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Kiss: Konfidential & X-Treme Close Up Gene Simmons

Released: 1975

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Never Too Young to Die ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gene Simmons Movies
Gene Simmons, John Stamos, Vanity

Released: 1986

Directed by: Gil Bettman

Never Too Young To Die is a 1986 B movie, starring John Stamos as Lance Stargrove, a young man who, with the help of secret-agent Danja Deering must avenge the death of his secret-agent father ...more
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Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2009

Directed by: Mike Judge

Extract is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film stars Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Dustin Milligan, J. K. Simmons, and Ben Affleck. This was said ...more
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Gene Simmons

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jim Heneghan

Ten years in the making, KISS Loves You is a film that began back in 1994 when the band KISS was at a career low and KISS fans around the world were starting tribute bands, uniting at unofficial ...more
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Kiss: MTV Unplugged is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gene Simmons Movies
Kiss: MTV Unplugged Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley

Released: 1995

Directed by: Joe Perota

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Kiss: The Second Coming Gene Simmons, Dimebag Darrell, Paul Stanley

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tommy Thayer

The Second Coming is a documentary video collection released by the band Kiss in 1998. The video is focused around the reunion of the original Kiss line-up and subsequent Alive/Worldwide Tour ...more
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Kiss: You Wanted the Best, You Got the Best! Unauthorized Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

Released: 2003

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Christopher Lloyd, Gene Simmons, Billy Ray Cyrus

Released: 2002

Directed by: Valerie McCaffrey

Wish You Were Dead is a crime comedy about two femme fatales fighting over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
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Kiss: Resurrection Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley

Released: 2008

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John Goodman, Pauley Perrette, Gene Simmons

Released: 2001

Directed by: Christine Lahti

My First Mister is a 2001 film written by Jill Franklyn and directed by Christine Lahti. The film is the story of an alienated teen who forms an unlikely friendship with a lonely clothing store ...more
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At Any Cost James Franco, Gene Simmons, Glenn Quinn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Charles Winkler

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KISS: Rock and Roll Legends Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

Released: 2001

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Gene Simmons, Masami Nagasawa, Rosa Kato

Released: 2008

Directed by: Toshio Lee

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Expecting Mary Gene Simmons, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

Released: 2012

Directed by: Dan Gordon

Expecting Mary is a 2010 comedy-drama film starring Elliott Gould, Linda Gray, Lainie Kazan, Cloris Leachman, Della Reese, Olesya Rulin, Cybill Shepherd, Gene Simmons, and Fred Willard. It was ...more
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Rockin' the Corps Ted Nugent, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

Released: 2005

Directed by: Daniel Catullo, Lawrence Jordan

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KISS: Live in Las Vegas Gene Simmons

Released: 2002

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Red Surf George Clooney, Gene Simmons, Dedee Pfeiffer

Released: 1990

Directed by: H. Gordon Boos