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The Best Henry Winkler Movies

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

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

List includes The Waterboy, P.U.N.K.S., more.

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    Night Shift

    Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty

    Released1982

    Directed byRon Howard

    Night Shift is a 1982 American comedy film, one of former actor Ron Howard's earliest directorial efforts. It stars Howard's Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler along with Michael Keaton, in his first...  more

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    The Waterboy

    Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates

    Released1998

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter Dante...  more

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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, and David Arquette. Released on December...  more

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    Click

    Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

    Released2006

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The film...  more

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    Holes

    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Holes is a 2003 American comedy-drama adventure film based on the 1998 novel of the same title by Louis Sachar, with Shia LaBeouf as the lead role of Stanley Yelnats IV and also starring Khleo...  more

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    An American Christmas Carol

    Henry Winkler, Dorian Harewood

    Released1979

    Directed byEric Till

    A U.S. made-for-TV movie based upon Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol set in Concord, New Hampshire during the Great Depression of the 1930's ....  more
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    The Lords of Flatbush

    Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler

    Released1974

    Directed byMartin Davidson, Stephen F. Verona

    The Lords of Flatbush is a 1974 American drama film about street teenagers in leather jackets from the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The...  more
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    Here Comes the Boom

    Salma Hayek, Arianny Celeste

    Released2012

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    Here Comes the Boom is a 2012 Action Comedy film written by Kevin James, Allan Loeb, Rock Reuben and directed by Frank Coraci....  more

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    The One and Only

    Henry Winkler, William Daniels

    Released1978

    Directed byCarl Reiner

    The One and Only is a 1978 comedy film starring Henry Winkler, directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Gordon....  more

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    You Don't Mess with the Zohan

    Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler

    Released2008

    Directed byDennis Dugan

    You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 American slapstick comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. You Don't Mess with the Zohan has marked...  more
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    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

    Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns

    Released2008

    Directed byMichael Scott

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is a 2008 Christmas television film directed by Michael Scott....  more
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    Heroes

    Harrison Ford, Sally Field

    Released1977

    Directed byJeremy Kagan

    Heroes is a 1977 film drama directed by Jeremy Kagan and starring Henry Winkler, Sally Field and Harrison Ford. Winkler plays a Vietnam War veteran with PTSD who sets about finding the men from his...  more

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    Little Nicky

    Reese Witherspoon, Ozzy Osbourne

    Released2000

    Directed bySteven Brill

    Little Nicky is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill. It stars Adam Sandler as Nicky, a son of Satan....  more

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    Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh

    Miranda Cosgrove, Henry Winkler

    Released2008

    Directed byMichael Grossman

    Drake and Josh get jobs at the mall, one as Santa Claus and the other as his assistant. While working, they meet a less-fortunate girl and makes her a promise that this will be the best christmas...  more
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    Management

    Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2008

    Directed byStephen Belber

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    The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2001

    The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special is a Special Tribute TV Movie about "I Love Lucy"....
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    The Only Way Out

    Henry Winkler
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    One Christmas

    Katharine Hepburn, Henry Winkler

    Released1994

    Directed byTony Bill

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    The Kid & I

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2005

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

    The Kid & I is a 2005 American comedy film starring Tom Arnold and Eric Gores....  more
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    Unbeatable Harold

    Willam Belli, Henry Winkler

    Released2009

    Directed byAri Palitz

    Unbeatable Harold is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Ari Palitz. Its starring actors include Gordon Michaels, Nicole DeHuff, Henry Winkler, Gladys Knight, Charles Durning, Taryn Manning,...  more
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    Crazy Joe

    Eli Wallach, Henry Winkler

    Released1974

    Directed byCarlo Lizzani

    Crazy Joe is a 1974 crime film directed by Carlo Lizzani....  more
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    Absolute Strangers

    Henry Winkler, Patty Duke

    Released1991

    Directed byGilbert Cates

    Absolute Strangers is a 1991 made-for-television CBS docudrama featuring Happy Days star Henry Winkler returning to his first major TV role in eight years. The screenplay, written by Robert Woodruff...  more
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    Down to You

    Ashton Kutcher, Rosario Dawson

    Released2000

    Directed byKris Isacsson

    Down to You is a 2000 romantic comedy film about losing a first love. It was directed by Kris Isacsson. The main characters are Alfred 'Al' Connelly, Imogen, and Cyrus. The cast also includes Ashton...  more

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    Henry Winkler, Jean Smart

    Released2012

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    Katherine

    Sissy Spacek, Henry Winkler

    Released1975

    Directed byJeremy Kagan

    Katherine is a 1975 television film written and directed by Jeremy Kagan, and starring Sissy Spacek, Art Carney and Henry Winkler. Intended to portray the time period of the Vietnam War, the title...  more