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The Best Jerry Stiller Movies  

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

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

This list contains films like Hairspray and The Ritz.

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

Adam Shankman and Steven Brill are among those who have directed Jerry Stiller at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Jerry Stiller has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jason Alexander and Joe Pesci in terms of fame and success.

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Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum
Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and Owen Wilson. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and ...more
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Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin
The Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment on February 10, 2004. ...more
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Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three is a 1974 American thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent, produced by Edgar J. Scherick, and starring Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam and ...more
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Eva Longoria, Ben Stiller, Malin Åkerman
The Heartbreak Kid is a 2007 romantic comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers. Starring Ben Stiller, The Heartbreak Kid is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The film was ...more
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Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair
Airport 1975 is a 1974 disaster film and the first sequel to the successful 1970 film Airport. It stars Charlton Heston and Karen Black and is directed by Jack Smight.
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John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes
Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in ...more
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Ben Stiller, Jerry Stiller, Judd Apatow
Heavyweights is a 1995 comedy film directed by Steven Brill and co-written by Brill with Judd Apatow. Heavyweights is about a fat camp for kids that is taken over by a fitness guru named Tony
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Debbie Harry, Jerry Stiller, John Waters
Hairspray is a 1988 American romantic musical comedy film written and directed by John Waters, and starring Ricki Lake, Divine, Debbie Harry, Sonny Bono, Jerry Stiller, Leslie Ann Powers, ...more
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Justin Timberlake, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Al Green
On the Line is a 2001 American romantic comedy film starring Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Emmanuelle Chriqui. The film was directed by Eric Bross and was written by Eric Aronson and Paul Stanton, ...more
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Amy Adams, Elizabeth Hurley, Matthew Perry
Serving Sara is a 2002 romantic comedy film which stars Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, and Bruce Campbell. Joe Tyler is a process server who is given the assignment to serve Sara Moore with ...more
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Anne Heche, Sam Rockwell, Denis Leary
Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box Office for television. It began as a contest among New Yorkers who submitted stories about their ...more
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Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Paul Reubens
Teacher's Pet is a 2004 American animated musical comedy film based on the television series of the same name; the film ends the central storyline of the series. Produced by Disney Television ...more
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Andie MacDowell, Matt Dillon, Juliette Binoche
Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules is a 1991 drama film directed by Walter Bernstein, Mike Figgis and Kristi Zea.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller
The Suburbans is a 1999 comedy-drama that satirizes the 1980s revival hype around the turn of the 21st century. It stars Jennifer Love Hewitt and Donal Lardner Ward, who also co-wrote and ...more
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Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Jerry Stiller
Nadine is a 1987 comedy film directed by Robert Benton that stars Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger.
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Jason Biggs, Jerry Stiller, Elliott Gould
Camp Stories is an independent comedy film, written and directed by Herbert Beigel that takes a comic look at a Jewish summer camp in the 1950s. The film was released on April 18, 1997 in the ...more
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Ben Stiller, John Cusack, Jerry Stiller
Hot Pursuit is a 1987 adventure/action-comedy film starring John Cusack, Robert Loggia, Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Wendy Gazelle and Keith David.
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Ben Stiller, Gilbert Gottfried, Kristy Swanson
Highway to Hell is a 1992 American horror comedy film directed by Ate de Jong and starring Chad Lowe, Kristy Swanson, Patrick Bergin, and Jarrett Lennon. It was written by Brian Helgeland and ...more
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Jerry Stiller, Andrew McCarthy, Taylor Dayne
Stag is a 1997 American thriller film, directed by Gavin Wilding, made for HBO and later released theatrically after drawing large ratings. Stag features an ensemble cast including Ben Gazzara, ...more
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Sylvester Stallone, Diane Keaton, Cloris Leachman
Lovers and Other Strangers is a 1970 comedy film based on the play by Renée Taylor and Joseph Bologna. The cast includes Richard Castellano, Gig Young, Cloris Leachman, Anne Jackson, ...more
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Britney Spears, Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant
Robbie, son of the legendary Rudolph, tries to prove that the apple didn't fall far from the tree by competing for a spot pulling Santa's sleigh. Only problem is that fellow reindeer Blitzen and ...more
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Jerry Stiller, Rita Moreno, Abraham Murphy
The Ritz is a 1976 American film directed by Richard Lester based on the play of the same name by Terrence McNally. Actress Rita Moreno, who had won a Tony Award for her performance as Googie ...more
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Excuse Me for Living Christopher Lloyd, Jerry Stiller, Robert Vaughn
Excuse Me for Living is a 2011 romance and comedy film written and directed by Ric Klass.
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Traci Lords, Jerry Stiller, Abe Vigoda
Chump Change is a 2000 comedy film, written and directed by and starring Stephen Burrows. The film is based on Burrows' experiences as a screen writer.