Watchworthy
723 voters

The Best Kevin Kline Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 2.7k votes 723 voters 55.7k views47 items

List RulesVote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

This list contains films like Merlin and the Dragons and The Big Chill.

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

list.itemsDescription

...more
  • The Emperor's Club1
    197
    22

    The Emperor's Club

    Kevin Kline, Patrick Dempsey

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Hoffman

    The Emperor's Club is a 2002 American drama film directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Kevin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Dave2
    152
    27

    Dave

    Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1993

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Dave is a 1993 American political comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. To avoid a potentially... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More Dave 

    #194 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#3 of 62 The Funniest Movies About Politics

  • A Fish Called Wanda3
    139
    23

    A Fish Called Wanda

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Cleese, Charles Crichton

    A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More A Fish Called Wanda 

    #530 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#416 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies

  • French Kiss4
    126
    28

    French Kiss

    Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline

    Released1995

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    French Kiss is a 1995 American romantic comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

    More French Kiss 

    #189 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#419 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • The Big Chill5
    114
    25

    The Big Chill

    Glenn Close, Kevin Kline

    Released1983

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More The Big Chill 

    #190 of 314 The Funniest '80s Movies#277 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

  • The January Man6
    86
    12

    The January Man

    Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline

    Released1989

    Directed byPat O'Connor

    The January Man is a 1989 comedy/thriller film, directed by Pat O'Connor from a screenplay by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Silverado7
    85
    20

    Silverado

    Kevin Costner, John Cleese

    Released1985

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More Silverado 

    #326 of 480 The Greatest Movies For Guys#272 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

  • In & Out8
    89
    24

    In & Out

    Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close

    Released1997

    Directed byFrank Oz

    In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Tale of Despereaux9
    58
    10

    The Tale of Despereaux

    Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2008

    Directed bySam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen

    The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More The Tale of Despereaux 

    #148 of 306 The Best Movies For Kids#31 of 32 The Best Fantasy Movie Posters

  • Life as a House10
    70
    21

    Life as a House

    Ian Somerhalder, Hayden Christensen

    Released2001

    Directed byIrwin Winkler

    Life as a House is a 2001 American drama film produced and directed by Irwin Winkler. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More Life as a House 

    #420 of 458 The Best Feel-Good Movies#22 of 104 The Best Movies About Summer

  • Queen to Play11
    47
    7

    Queen to Play

    Kevin Kline, Jennifer Beals

    Released2009

    Directed byCaroline Bottaro

    Queen to Play is a 2009 film directed by Caroline Bottaro.Amazon buy button
  • Sophie's Choice12
    76
    34

    Sophie's Choice

    Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline

    Released1982

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    Sophie's Choice is a 1982 American drama film directed by Alan J. Pakula, who adapted William... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More Sophie's Choice 

    #52 of 63 Movies Set in Brooklyn#9 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made

  • The Pirates of Penzance13
    43
    9

    The Pirates of Penzance

    Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury

    Released1983

    Directed byWilford Leach

    The Pirates of Penzance is a 1983 musical film based on Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Soapdish14
    45
    13

    Soapdish

    Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher

    Released1991

    Directed byMichael Hoffman

    Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame II15
    30
    6

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

    Demi Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt

    Released2002

    Directed byBradley Raymond

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II is a 2001/2002 American animated romantic musical comedy-drama... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More The Hunchback of Notre Dame II 

    #534 of 575 The Best Animated Films Ever#347 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

  • The Conspirator16
    27
    5

    The Conspirator

    Evan Rachel Wood, Alexis Bledel

    Released2010

    Directed byRobert Redford

    The Conspirator is a 2010 historical drama film directed by Robert Redford based on an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More The Conspirator 

    #224 of 275 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#27 of 72 The Best US Civil War Movies Ever Made

  • I Love You to Death17
    34
    12

    I Love You to Death

    Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves

    Released1990

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    This film is a 1990 American dark comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is based in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Chaplin18
    31
    11

    Chaplin

    Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich

    Released1992

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Grand Canyon19
    37
    21

    Grand Canyon

    Steve Martin, Kevin Kline

    Released1991

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More Grand Canyon 

    #89 of 261 The Best Ensemble Movies#37 of 59 The Best Serious Movies Starring Comedians

  • The Pink Panther20
    31
    14

    The Pink Panther

    Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

    More The Pink Panther 

    #67 of 117 The Best Movies Based on TV Shows#96 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies

  • The Nutcracker21
    24
    12

    The Nutcracker

    Macaulay Culkin, Kevin Kline

    Released1993

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

    George Balanchine's The Nutcracker is a 1993 film directed by Emile Ardolino.Amazon buy button
  • De-Lovely22
    42
    34

    De-Lovely

    Sheryl Crow, Ashley Judd

    Released2004

    Directed byIrwin Winkler

    De-Lovely is a 2004 musical biopic directed by Irwin Winkler. The screenplay by Jay Cocks is... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Ice Storm23
    28
    18

    The Ice Storm

    Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci

    Released1997

    Directed byAng Lee

    The Ice Storm is a 1997 American drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Trade24
    20
    8

    Trade

    Kevin Kline, Kate del Castillo

    Released2007

    Directed byMarco Kreuzpaintner

    Trade is a 2007 American film directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner and starring Kevin Kline. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Extra Man25
    20
    8

    The Extra Man

    Katie Holmes, Kevin Kline

    Released2010

    Directed byRobert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

    The Extra Man is a 2010 comedy film based on Jonathan Ames' novel of the same name. Written... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button