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

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

List below includes High Anxiety, Clue and more films.

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Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The supporting ...more

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Barbra Streisand, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn What's Up, Doc? is a 1972 screwball comedy film released by Warner Bros., directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, and Madeline Kahn in her first feature film ...more

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Tatum O'Neal, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn Paper Moon is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and released by Paramount Pictures. Screenwriter Alvin Sargent adapted the script from the novel Addie Pray by Joe ...more

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Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft Blazing Saddles is a 1974 satirical Western comedy film directed by Mel Brooks. Starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, the film was written by Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman ...more

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Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn Clue is a 1985 American mystery comedy film based on the board game of the same name. The film is a murder mystery set in a Gothic Revival mansion, and is styled after Murder by Death and other ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by ...more

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Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner History of the World, Part I is a 1981 comedy film written, produced, and directed by Mel Brooks. Brooks also stars in the film, playing five roles: Moses, Comicus the stand-up philosopher, ...more

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Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Dick Van Patten High Anxiety is a 1977 comedy film produced and directed by Mel Brooks, who also plays the lead. This is Brooks' first film as a producer and first speaking lead role. Veteran Brooks ensemble ...more

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Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more

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Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series of live-action feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Directed by James Frawley, the film's ...more

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Ann-Margret, James Cromwell, Madeline Kahn The Cheap Detective is a 1978 American satirical comedy film written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore as a follow-up to their successful Murder by Death. It stars Peter Falk as Lou ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris Nixon is a 1995 American biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that tells the story of the political and personal life of United States President Richard Nixon, played ...more

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Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Albert Finney The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother is a 1975 American musical comedy film with Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Roy Kinnear and Leo McKern. The film was ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn City Heat is a 1984 American crime film starring Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds, and directed by Richard Benjamin. The film was released in North America on December 1984. The pairing of ...more

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David Bowie, John Cleese, Madeline Kahn Yellowbeard is a 1983 comedy film by Graham Chapman, along with Peter Cook, Bernard McKenna and David Sherlock. It was directed by Mel Damski, and was Marty Feldman's last film appearance.

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Danny DeVito, Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn My Little Pony: The Movie is a 1986 American animated musical fantasy film based on the Hasbro toy line, My Little Pony. It was released on June 20, 1986 by De Laurentiis Entertainment Group. ...more

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Happy Birthday, Gemini Madeline Kahn, Rita Moreno, Alan Rosenberg

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Jerry Lewis, Madeline Kahn, Pat Morita Slapstick of Another Kind is an American comic science fiction film. It was filmed in 1982, and released in March 1984 by both The S. Paul Company/Serendipity Entertainment Releasing Company and ...more

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Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, Madeline Kahn First Family is an American comedy film released in 1980 starring Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Rip Torn, Austin Pendleton, Fred Willard, and Richard Benjamin. It was ...more

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Judy Berlin Edie Falco, Madeline Kahn, Anne Meara Judy Berlin is a 1999 film directed by Eric Mendelsohn.

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Betsy's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Madeline Kahn Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci, Molly Ringwald Betsy's Wedding is a 1990 American romantic-comedy film written, directed by and starring Alan Alda. It co-stars Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Madeline Kahn, Joey Bishop, Joe Pesci, Anthony ...more

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Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn At Long Last Love is a 1975 American musical romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and stars Burt Reynolds and Cybill Shepherd. The film pays homage to the ...more

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Richard Pryor, Dudley Moore, John Ritter Wholly Moses! is a 1980 Biblical spoof similar to that of Monty Python's Life of Brian. Dudley Moore, between performances in 10 and Arthur, plays Old Testament-era idol maker Herschel, whose ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Madeline Kahn, Richard Mulligan From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is a 1973 American children's film based on E. L. Konigsburg's novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. It tells the story ...more

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For Richer, for Poorer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Madeline Kahn Movies
Jack Lemmon, Madeline Kahn, Talia Shire For Richer, for Poorer is a 1992 comedy tv film directed by Jay Sandrich.

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Madeline Kahn, Stephen Collins, Trevor Eve Ivana Trump's For Love Alone is a 1996 film directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

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Alan Arkin, Madeline Kahn, Wallace Shawn Simon is a 1980 American comedy film. It was directed by Marshall Brickman and stars Alan Arkin.

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Madeline Kahn, George Coe, Sid Davis The Dove is a 1968 American short film that humorously parodies the films of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. The film borrows heavily from the plot lines of some of Bergman's most famous films ...more

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Teri Garr, Madeline Kahn, Ruth Buzzi Once Upon a Brothers Grimm is a musical children's fantasy film directed by Norman Campbell. It follows the Brothers Grimm as they make their way to a king's palace with their fairy tales. It ...more

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Richards On one day at an English Hotel, four different stories are shown. Diana is in London to promote her Television Series and her ex-husband Sidney shows up to ask her for money for his gay lover. ...more

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Teri Garr, Bruce Dern, Zsa Zsa Gábor Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner and starring Madeline Kahn, Bruce Dern, Teri Garr, and Art Carney. Spoofing the craze surrounding Rin Tin Tin, ...more