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The Best Kevin Kline Movies  

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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.

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

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Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella
Dave is a 1993 American political comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a deep sleep, an affable temp agency owner ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry
A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was directed by Crichton and stars Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. Kline won the ...more
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Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno
French Kiss is a 1995 American romantic comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan and starring Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline. Written by Adam Brooks, the film is about a woman who flies to France to ...more
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Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum
The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and ...more
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Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Kevin Kline
Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. It features an ensemble cast, including Kevin ...more
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Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol
Sophie's Choice is a 1982 American drama film directed by Alan J. Pakula, who adapted William Styron's novel of the same name. Meryl Streep stars as Sophie, a Polish immigrant who shares a ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Tom Selleck
In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, and Wilford Brimley. It is an original ...more
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Ian Somerhalder, Hayden Christensen, Kevin Kline
Life as a House is a 2001 American drama film produced and directed by Irwin Winkler. The screenplay by Mark Andrus focuses on a man who is anxious to repair his relationship with his ex-wife ...more
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Kevin Kline, Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Eisenberg
The Emperor's Club is a 2002 American drama film directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Kevin Kline. It tells the story of a prep school teacher and his students at a fictional boys' prep school, ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg
Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular fictional television soap opera. It stars Sally Field as an aging soap star, joined by Kevin Kline, ...more
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Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt
The Pirates of Penzance is a 1983 musical film based on Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera of the same name. It stars Kevin Kline, Rex Smith, Angela Lansbury, George Rose, Linda Ronstadt, and ...more
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Sheryl Crow, Ashley Judd, Alanis Morissette
De-Lovely is a 2004 musical biopic directed by Irwin Winkler. The screenplay by Jay Cocks is based on the life and career of Cole Porter, from his first meeting with Linda Lee Thomas until his ...more
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Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves, Kevin Kline
This film is a 1990 American dark comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is based in 1984, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where Frances Toto repeatedly tried to end her husband, Anthony
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Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Mary-Louise Parker
Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan, and written by Kasdan with his wife Meg. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about random events ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane
Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British comedian Charlie Chaplin. It was produced and directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Robert ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline, Alan Rickman
The January Man is a 1989 comedy/thriller film, directed by Pat O'Connor from a screenplay by John Patrick Shanley. The film stars Kevin Kline as Nick Starkey, a smart ex-New York City police ...more
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Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci, Sigourney Weaver
The Ice Storm is a 1997 American drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Rick Moody. The film features an ensemble cast of Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Tobey ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Christian Bale, Sophie Marceau
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1999 romantic comedy fantasy film based on the play A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. It was directed by Michael Hoffman. The ensemble cast ...more
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Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover
Cry Freedom is a 1987 British drama film directed by Richard Attenborough, set in the late 1970s, during the apartheid era of South Africa. The screenplay was written by John Briley based on a ...more
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Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham
The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther franchise, marking the tenth installment in the series. In this film, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is ...more
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Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver
The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy family film directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen and produced by Gary Ross and Allison ...more
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Demi Moore, Kevin Kline, Jason Alexander
Madacy Kids brings to life Victor Hugo's classic novel for this entry in their animated Children's Film Favorites series. Centering on the deformed Quasimodo, Children's Film Favorites: The ...more
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Bryce Dallas Howard, Kevin Kline, Alfred Molina
As You Like It is a 2006 film adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare. It stars Bryce Dallas Howard as Rosalind, David ...more
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Kevin Kline, Jennifer Beals, Sandrine Bonnaire
Queen to Play is a 2009 film directed by Caroline Bottaro.
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Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline
Fierce Creatures is a 1997 farcical comedy film. While not literally a sequel, Fierce Creatures is a spiritual successor to the 1988 film A Fish Called Wanda. Both films star John Cleese, Jamie ...more