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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?"

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    Kiss: Konfidential & X-Treme Close Up

    Gene Simmons

    Released1975

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    Kiss: Exposed

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released2002

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    The Runaway

    Kirstie Alley, Tom Selleck

    Released2000

    Directed byMichael 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....  more

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    Never Too Young to Die

    Gene Simmons, John Stamos

    Released1986

    Directed byGil 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 at the...  more
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    Extract

    Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck

    Released2009

    Directed byMike 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 to be...  more
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    Kiss Loves You

    Gene Simmons, Sebastian Bach

    Released2007

    Directed byJim 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 KISS...  more
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    Detroit Rock City

    Emmanuelle Chriqui, Edward Furlong

    Released1999

    Directed byAdam 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 concert in...  more

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    Kiss: The Second Coming

    Gene Simmons, Dimebag Darrell

    Released1998

    Directed byTommy 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 tour,...  more
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    At Any Cost

    James Franco, Gene Simmons

    Released2000

    Directed byCharles Winkler

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    Wanted: Dead or Alive

    Gene Simmons, Rutger Hauer

    Released1987

    Directed byGary 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 television...  more
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    Kiss: You Wanted the Best, You Got the Best! Unauthorized

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released2003

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    Kiss: Resurrection

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released2008

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    Trick or Treat

    Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons

    Released1986

    Directed byCharles 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....  more
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    24
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    Detroit Metal City

    Gene Simmons, Masami Nagasawa

    Released2008

    Directed byToshio Lee

    Detroit Metal City is a vulgar comedy manga series by Kiminori Wakasugi, serialized in Young Animal from 2005 to 2010. An anime OVA series, twelve episodes of approximately 13 minutes each, was...  more

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    Wish You Were Dead

    Christopher Lloyd, Gene Simmons

    Released2002

    Directed byValerie 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....  more
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    Released1988

    Directed byPenelope 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 of a...  more
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    My First Mister

    John Goodman, Pauley Perrette

    Released2001

    Directed byChristine 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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    KISS: Rock and Roll Legends

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released2001

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    Rockin' the Corps

    Ted Nugent, Gene Simmons

    Released2005

    Directed byDaniel Catullo, Lawrence Jordan

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    21
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    KISS: Live in Las Vegas

    Gene Simmons

    Released2002

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    21
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    The New Guy

    Zooey Deschanel, Eliza Dushku

    Released2002

    Directed byEd 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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    Expecting Mary

    Gene Simmons, Cybill Shepherd

    Released2012

    Directed byDan 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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    KISS: Live at the Sydney Showgrounds

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released1980

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    KISS: Immortals

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released1992

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    Kiss: Krazy Killer

    Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

    Released1994