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

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

List films include Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story, Ace High and many more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kevin McCarthy movies?" and "What are the greatest Kevin McCarthy roles of all time?"
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers Dana Wynter, Sam Peckinpah, Carolyn Jones Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1956 American black-and-white science fiction film produced by Walter Wanger, directed by Don Siegel, and starring Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. The film ...more

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The Misfits Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Eli Wallach The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film with a screenplay by Arthur Miller which was directed by John Huston. It stars Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach ...more

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The Ghastly Love of Johnny X Paul Williams, Kevin McCarthy, Creed Bratton The Ghastly Love of Johnny X is a 2011 sci fi fantasy musical comedy film written by Steve Bingen, Paul Bunnell, Mark D. Murphy, and George Wagner and directed by Paul Bunnell.

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Addams Family Reunion Tim Curry, Daryl Hannah, Haylie Duff Addams Family Reunion is a 1998 film based on The Addams Family television series. While created mainly for the direct-to-video market, it did premiere first on television on Fox Family. It is ...more

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Innerspace Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, Martin Short Innerspace is a 1987 science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Michael Finnell. Steven Spielberg served as executive producer. The film was inspired by the 1966 science ...more

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The Howling Dee Wallace, John Sayles, Slim Pickens The Howling is a 1981 werewolf-themed horror film directed by Joe Dante. Based on the novel of the same name by Gary Brandner, the screenplay is written by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless. ...more

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Piranha Keenan Wynn, John Sayles, Barbara Steele Piranha is a 1978 American B movie about a swarm of killer piranhas. It was directed and co-edited by Joe Dante and starred Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn, ...more

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Twilight Zone: The Movie Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith Twilight Zone: The Movie is a 1983 American anthology science-fiction fantasy horror film produced by Steven Spielberg and John Landis as a theatrical version of the 1959–64 TV series The ...more

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Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris Just Cause is a 1995 suspense crime thriller film directed by Arne Glimcher and starring Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne. It is based on John Katzenbach's novel of the same name.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1978 science fiction thriller directed by Philip Kaufman, and starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard Nimoy. ...more

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Looney Tunes: Back in Action Michael Jordan, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film directed by Joe Dante, written by Larry Doyle, and starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Timothy ...more

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Death of a Salesman Fredric March, Kevin McCarthy, Cameron Mitchell First film adaptation of the classic play of the same name.

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Buffalo Bill and the Indians Paul Newman, Burt Lancaster, Harvey Keitel Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson is a 1976 revisionist Western directed by Robert Altman and based on the play Indians by Arthur Kopit. It stars Paul Newman as ...more

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Greedy Kirsten Dunst, Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas Greedy is a 1994 comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn and written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel. The film starred Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas, and Nancy Travis, with Phil Hartman, Ed ...more

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UHF Fran Drescher, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Michael Richards UHF is a 1989 American comedy film starring "Weird Al" Yankovic, David Bowe, Fran Drescher, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards, Gedde Watanabe, Billy Barty, Anthony ...more

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Roadracers Salma Hayek, David Arquette, John Hawkes Roadracers is a 1994 made-for-television film directed by Robert Rodriguez, his second feature film following the success of his 1992 debut, El Mariachi. The film originally aired on Showtime ...more

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The Best Man Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Shelley Berman The Best Man is a 1964 political drama film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner with a screenplay by Gore Vidal based on his play of the same title. Starring Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, and Lee ...more

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Invitation to Hell Susan Lucci, Soleil Moon Frye, Joanna Cassidy Invitation to Hell is a 1984 horror, sci-fi and thriller film written by Richard Rothstein and directed by Wes Craven.

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Slipstream Anthony Hopkins, Christian Slater, Michael Clarke Duncan Slipstream is a 2007 American film starring, written, scored, and directed by Anthony Hopkins, which explores the premise of a screenwriter who is caught in a slipstream of time, memories, ...more

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The Distinguished Gentleman Eddie Murphy, James Garner, Charles S. Dutton The Distinguished Gentleman is a comedy starring Eddie Murphy. The film was directed by Jonathan Lynn. In addition to Murphy, the film stars Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Joe Don Baker, James ...more

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The Light at the Edge of the World Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar The Light at the Edge of the World is a 1971 adventure film, adapted from Jules Verne's classic 1905 adventure novel Le Phare du bout du monde. The plot involves piracy in the South Atlantic ...more

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The Midnight Hour Macaulay Culkin, LeVar Burton, Dick Van Patten The Midnight Hour is a 1985 American comedy-horror television film that aired on ABC on Friday, November 1, 1985, at 9:00-11:00 PM EST. It stars Shari Belafonte-Harper, LeVar Burton, Peter ...more

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The Ratings Game Jerry Seinfeld, Danny DeVito, Michael Richards The Ratings Game, is a 1984 cable television film directed by Danny DeVito and produced by David Jablin.

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The Second Civil War James Earl Jones, Phil Hartman, Ron Perlman The Second Civil War is a satirical/comedy film made for the HBO cable television network and first shown on March 15, 1997. Directed by Joe Dante, the film is a satire about anti-immigrant ...more

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Mirage Gregory Peck, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau Mirage is a 1965 thriller directed by Edward Dmytryk from a screenplay by Peter Stone, based on the novel "Fallen Angel" written by Howard Fast under the pseudonym Walter Ericson; the ...more

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Drawback Heather Kafka, Kevin McCarthy, Adam Beckley "Berg, a recovering addict, is hit with regret, rejection, and the news of the frailty of life. His emotions over the woman who once loved him float bitterly like smoke from last night's ...more

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Once Upon a Texas Train Willie Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Richard Widmark Once Upon a Texas Train is 1988 made-for-TV movie directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Willie Nelson as John Henry Lee and Richard Widmark as Captain Oren Hayes. The movie opens with a train ...more

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Steal Big Steal Little Andy Garcia, Alan Arkin, Ally Walker Steal Big Steal Little is a 1995 film directed by Andrew Davis. It stars Andy García in dual roles, plus Alan Arkin and Joe Pantoliano.

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Ace High Eli Wallach, Bud Spencer, Terence Hill Ace High is an Italian spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi from 1968. The film is the second in a trilogy started with God Forgives... I Don't! and ended with Boot Hill.

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Alien Thunder Donald Sutherland, Kevin McCarthy, Chief Dan George Alien Thunder is a 1974 Canadian western film directed by Claude Fournier and starring Donald Sutherland.

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A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith, Joanne Woodward A Big Hand for the Little Lady is a 1966 Technicolor western film, made by Eden Productions Inc. and released by Warner Bros. The movie was produced and directed by Fielder Cook from a ...more

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Fast Food Traci Lords, Jim Varney, Kevin McCarthy Fast Food is a 1989 American comedy film starring Jim Varney, Traci Lords, Michael J. Pollard, Blake Clark and Pamela Springsteen.

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His Majesty O'Keefe Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner His Majesty O'Keefe is a 1954 adventure film starring Burt Lancaster. The film was directed by Byron Haskin and Otto Heller and included choreography by Daniel Nagrin. The cast also included ...more

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Hotel Karl Malden, Merle Oberon, Rod Taylor Hotel is a 1967 Technicolor film adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Arthur Hailey. The film stars Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Rennie, and ...more

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Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story Sherilyn Fenn, Katherine Helmond, Kevin McCarthy Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story is a 1995 biographical TV film directed by Kevin Connor. The film stars Sherilyn Fenn, Katherine Helmond, Nigel Havers, Angus Macfadyen, William McNamara and Ray

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The Prize Paul Newman, Britt Ekland, Elke Sommer The Prize is a 1963 spy film starring Paul Newman, Elke Sommer and Edward G. Robinson. It was directed by Mark Robson, produced by Pandro S. Berman and adapted for the screen by Ernest Lehman ...more

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My Tutor Crispin Glover, Kevin McCarthy, Caren Kaye My Tutor is a 1983 sex comedy film directed by George Bowers. The film focuses on high school graduates as they attempt to lose their virginity during the summer vacation before college, and ...more

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Nightmare Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Rhys Williams Nightmare is a 1956 psychological thriller film noir starring Edward G. Robinson The story is based on a novel by William Irish. The book also became a 1947 film, Fear in the Night.

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Her Morbid Desires Tippi Hedren, Robert Loggia, William Smith Her Morbid Desires is a 2008 comedy thriller film written by Edward L. Plumb, Brad Linaweaverand directed by Edward L. Plumb.

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Wesley Kevin McCarthy, June Lockhart, Burgess Jenkins Wesley is a 2009 biopic about John Wesley and Charles Wesley, the founders of the Methodist movement. The movie is based largely on the Wesley brothers' own journals, including John's private ...more

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Fallen Angels Adrianne Curry, Ruth Buzzi, Christopher Knight Fallen Angels is a 2006 thriller film written and directed by Jeff Thomas.

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Stranger on Horseback John Carradine, Joel McCrea, Kevin McCarthy Stranger on Horseback is a 1955 film directed by Jacques Tourneur.

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Terror in the Aisles Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda, Jamie Lee Curtis Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday the 13th I and/or II, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Halloween I and II, Jaws 1 and 2, Alien, John ...more

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Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story Katherine Helmond, Sondra Locke, Kevin McCarthy Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story is a 1982 TV movie directed by Jackie Cooper.

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Richard Mickey Rooney, John Carradine, Kevin McCarthy Richard is a 1972 film directed by Harry Hurwitz. The film was notable as it was a lampoon of President Richard Nixon before the Watergate scandal.

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The Sleeping Car Jeff Conaway, Kevin McCarthy, David Naughton Jason moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks ...more

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Love or Money Shelley Fabares, Tim Daly, Kevin McCarthy Two young owners of a firm are about to make an important contract with a big company which will help them save their firm from the ruin. But they get scrupels when they have to deceide between ...more

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Dark Tower Jenny Agutter, Carol Lynley, Michael Moriarty Dark Tower is a 1987 film directed by Freddie Francis and Ken Wiederhorn and starring Michael Moriarty, Jenny Agutter, Theodore Bikel, Carol Lynley, Kevin McCarthy and Anne Lockhart. It was ...more

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LBJ: The Early Years Randy Quaid, Tamara Taylor, Patti LuPone LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the pre-presidential life of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ...more

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Hero at Large Kevin Bacon, John Ritter, Anne Archer Hero at Large is a 1980 comedy film starring John Ritter and Anne Archer. The film was written by former Disney screenwriter, AJ Carothers and directed by Martin Davidson. The original music ...more