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The Best Judge Reinhold Movies

Updated January 9, 2020 1.3k votes 124 voters 15.6k views51 items

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Betaville and National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion, in it.

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    Beverly Hills Cop

    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans

    Released1984

    Released1984

    Directed byMartin Brest

    Directed byMartin Brest

    Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who heads to Beverly Hills, California to solve...  more

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

    Released1982

    Released1982

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone magazine,...  more

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    Beverly Hills Cop II

    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

    Released1987

    Released1987

    Directed byTony Scott

    Directed byTony Scott

    Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 action comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony Scott. It is the first sequel in the Beverly Hills Cop series. Murphy returns as Detroit police detective...  more

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    Ruthless People

    Danny DeVito, Bette Midler

    Released1986

    Released1986

    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Ruthless People is a 1986 black comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, and starring Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Anita Morris,...  more

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    #185 of 1,141 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#215 of 456 The Most Quotable Movies Of All Time

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    Stripes

    Bill Murray, John Candy

    Released1981

    Released1981

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, and John Candy. It also featured several actors in their first...  more

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    Beverly Hills Cop III

    Eddie Murphy, George Lucas

    Released1994

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Landis

    Directed byJohn Landis

    Beverly Hills Cop III is a 1994 action-comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by John Landis, who had previously worked with Murphy on Trading Places and Coming to America. It is the third...  more
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    Vice Versa

    Jane Lynch, Fred Savage

    Released1988

    Released1988

    Directed byBrian Gilbert

    Directed byBrian Gilbert

    Vice Versa is a 1988 comedy film starring Judge Reinhold and Fred Savage. It is the fourth screen adaptation of the 1882 novel of the same name by F. Anstey. Three previous adaptations were released...  more

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    The Santa Clause

    Tim Allen, Frank Welker

    Released1994

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Pasquin

    Directed byJohn Pasquin

    The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ordinary...  more

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    Gremlins

    Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman

    Released1984

    Released1984

    Directed byJoe Dante

    Directed byJoe Dante

    Gremlins is a 1984 American horror comedy film directed by Joe Dante, released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then...  more

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    The Santa Clause 2

    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

    Released2002

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 American romantic comedy-holiday film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the second installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa Clause. It was filmed in...  more

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    Running Scared

    Judge Reinhold, John Saxon

    Released1980

    Released1980

    Directed byPaul Glickler

    Directed byPaul Glickler

    Running Scared is a 1980 action film directed by Paul Glickler and starring Ken Wahl, Judge Reinhold and introducing Annie McEnroe....  more
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    Head Office

    Jane Seymour, Danny DeVito

    Released1985

    Released1985

    Directed byKen Finkleman

    Directed byKen Finkleman

    Head Office is a 1986 American comedy film, produced by HBO Pictures in association with Silver Screen Partners. It stars Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler, Jane Seymour, Richard Masur,...  more
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    Puss in Boots

    Michael York, Judge Reinhold

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byPhil Nibbelink

    Directed byPhil Nibbelink

    Puss in Boots is an animated direct-to-video movie, created in 1999 by Phil Nibbelink. It is based on the story Puss in Boots. It featured the voices of Judge Reinhold, Dan Haggerty, Michael York,...  more
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    The Lords of Discipline

    Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

    Released1983

    Released1983

    Directed byFranc Roddam

    Directed byFranc Roddam

    The Lords of Discipline is a 1983 American film based on the novel by Pat Conroy and directed by Franc Roddam. The film stars David Keith, Robert Prosky, Judge Reinhold, Bill Paxton, William Hope,...  more
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    Checking Out

    George Harrison, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Released1989

    Released1989

    Directed byDavid Leland, Jeff Hare

    Directed byDavid Leland, Jeff Hare

    Checking Out is a 2005 feature film directed by Jeff Hare and written by Richard Marcus and Allen Swift....  more
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    Swing Vote

    Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer

    Released2008

    Released2008

    Directed byJoshua Michael Stern

    Directed byJoshua Michael Stern

    Swing Vote is a 2008 comedy-drama film about an entire U.S. presidential election determined by the vote of one man. It was directed by Joshua Michael Stern and starred Kevin Costner, Paula Patton,...  more
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    Homegrown

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released1998

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Gyllenhaal

    Directed byStephen Gyllenhaal

    When a Pot Baron (Lithgown) is killed in a remote field in Northern California and his three farm hands (Phillippe, Thornton and Azaria) are the only witnesses, an odd comedy ensues as they try to...  more

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    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

    Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell

    Released2006

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the third and final installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa Clause...  more
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    My Brother the Pig

    Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byErik R. Fleming, Erik Fleming

    Directed byErik R. Fleming, Erik Fleming

    Cathy (Scarlett Johansson) knew her brother George was a pest, but some ancient hocus-pocus has made him a real pig! Now, they're off on a madcap Mexican adventure, chased by a bacon-loving bad guy...  more
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    Clifford's Really Big Movie

    John Goodman, Jenna Elfman

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byRobert C. Ramirez

    Directed byRobert C. Ramirez

    Clifford's Really Big Movie is a 2004 American animated film loosely based on the book series, Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell and more based on the classic PBS Kids TV series adapted...  more
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    NetForce

    Kris Kristofferson, Alexa Vega

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byRon Lieberman

    Directed byRon Lieberman

    NetForce is a 1999 American television movie directed by Robert Lieberman, written by Lionel Chetwynd, and starring Scott Bakula. Based on the Tom Clancy's Net Force series of novels created by Tom...  more
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    Off Beat

    Harvey Keitel, John Turturro

    Released1986

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Dinner

    Directed byMichael Dinner

    Off Beat is a 1986 comedy film about a young librarian who impersonates a police officer. The film was directed by Michael Dinner, and stars Judge Reinhold, Meg Tilly, and Cleavant Derricks....  more
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    The Hollow

    Kaley Cuoco, Nick Carter

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byKyle Newman

    Directed byKyle Newman

    The Hollow is a 2004 teen horror film, starring Kevin Zegers, Kaley Cuoco, Nick Carter and Stacy Keach. The film premiered on the ABC Family Channel, on October 24, 2004....  more
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    Mindstorm

    Judge Reinhold, William Zabka

    Released2001

    Released2001

    Directed byMitchell Cox

    Directed byMitchell Cox

    Mindstorm is a 2001 action and science fiction film written by Terri Neish, Patrick Phillips and Phillip J. Roth, and directed by Mitchell Cox....
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    Beethoven's 4th

    Julia Sweeney, Judge Reinhold

    Released2001

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

    Beethoven's 4th is the third sequel to the 1992 film, Beethoven and is the fourth installment in the Beethoven film series. It was released on December 4, 2001. It is the last film to feature Judge...  more