The Best Movies Directed by Carl Reiner  

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List of all movies directed by Carl Reiner ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Carl Reiner are listed here and include movie posters and Carl Reiner movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Carl Reiner as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Carl Reiner movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Carl Reiner film is can be factored into this list.

From Carl Reiner's studio films to Carl Reiner's independent films, this Carl Reiner filmography keeps tabs on all Carl Reiner movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Examples of movies on this list include The Jerk and Summer School.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Carl Reiner direct?” or “who is Carl Reiner?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Carl Reiner?” and “what's a good selection of good Carl Reiner movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Carl Reiner films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Carl Reiner works.

All Carl Reiner director credits are included. This list of every movie that Carl Reiner has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Carl Reiner movie is and which actors starred in the Carl Reiner film.

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Brad Pitt and Al Pacino are among the many great actors who have worked on a Carl Reiner movie.

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John Denver, Teri Garr, Carl Reiner
Oh, God! is a 1977 comedy film starring George Burns and John Denver. Based on a novel by Avery Corman, the film was directed by Carl Reiner from a screenplay written by Larry Gelbart. The story ...more
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Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner
The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias. This was Martin's first starring role in a feature film. The film ...more
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Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Madolyn Smith
All of Me is a 1984 fantasy comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and starring Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin. This film is based on the novel Me Two by Edwin Davis.
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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant
This film is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and Rachel Ward, the film is both a parody of, and an homage to, film noir and the pulp detective movies of ...more
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Kirstie Alley, Mark Harmon, Shawnee Smith
Summer School is a 1987 comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It stars Mark Harmon as a high school gym teacher who is forced to teach a remedial English class during the summer. It co-stars ...more
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John Candy, Joey Lawrence, Rip Torn
Summer Rental is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner and starring John Candy. The film's screenplay was written by Mark Reisman and Jeremy Stevens. An original music score was composed ...more
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Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, Sissy Spacek
The Man with Two Brains is a 1983 American science fiction comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and starring Steve Martin and Kathleen Turner. Written by Martin, Reiner and George Gipe, the film ...more
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Rob Reiner, Don Rickles, Shelley Winters
Enter Laughing is a 1967 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner, based on his autobiographical novel and the stage play of the same name. It was Reiner's directorial debut. The film stars Jose ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Dick Van Dyke, Michele Lee
The Comic is a 1969 comedy film co-written, co-produced and directed by Carl Reiner. It stars Dick Van Dyke as Billy Bright – the original title of the film – and Michele Lee as Bright's love ...more
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Bette Midler, Gail O'Grady, Paula Marshall
That Old Feeling is a 1997 romantic comedy starring Bette Midler and Dennis Farina. The film was directed by Carl Reiner.
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Rosie O'Donnell, Jane Lynch, Sean Young
This film is a 1993 thriller comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It parodies the erotic thriller movie genre, which at the time had reached its commercial peak. The film stars Armand Assante as ...more
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George Segal, Ruth Gordon, Barnard Hughes
Where's Poppa? is a 1970 black comedy film; it is based on the novel by Robert Klane and stars George Segal, Ron Leibman and Ruth Gordon. The plot revolves around the troubled relationship ...more
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Anne Bancroft, Robbie Coltrane, Corbin Bernsen
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool is a 1989 American musical film directed by Carl Reiner, and starring Robert Lindsay in the title role.
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Kirstie Alley, Carrie Fisher, Sam Elliott
Sibling Rivalry is a 1990 comedy film starring Kirstie Alley, Sam Elliott, Jami Gertz, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, and Scott Bakula, directed by Carl Reiner.
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Henry Winkler, William Daniels, Harold Gould
The One and Only is a 1978 comedy film starring Henry Winkler, directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Gordon.