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The Best Movies Directed by Rob Reiner 

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Updated September 21, 2019 1.9k votes 463 voters 25.9k views 19 items

List of all movies directed by Rob Reiner ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Rob Reiner are listed here and include movie posters and Rob Reiner movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Rob Reiner as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Rob 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 Rob Reiner film is can be factored into this list.

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

List movies include When Harry Met Sally..., This Is Spinal Tap and many more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Rob Reiner direct?” or “who is Rob 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 Rob Reiner?” and “what's a good selection of good Rob Reiner movies?”

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

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

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Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

Released: 1987

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

Released: 1986

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming of age comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell. Based on the novella ...more

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When Harry Met Sally... ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Rob Reiner
Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1989

Directed by: Rob Reiner

When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The story follows the ...more

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Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

Released: 1992

Directed by: Rob Reiner

A Few Good Men is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner, based on the play by Aaron Sorkin. Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) defends Marines accused of ...more

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Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

Released: 1990

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name and starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, and Frances ...more

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Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston

Released: 1984

Directed by: Rob Reiner

This Is Spinal Tap is an American 1984 rock music mockumentary written, scored by, and starring Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. The film portrays the fictional ...more

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Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas

Released: 1995

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Aaron Sorkin. The film stars Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes

Released: 2007

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The Bucket List is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner, produced by Reiner, Alan Greisman, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, written by Justin Zackham, and starring Jack Nicholson ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods

Released: 1996

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Ghosts of Mississippi is a 1996 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods. The plot is based on the true story of the 1994 trial of ...more

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Stefanie Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Penelope Ann Miller

Released: 2010

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Flipped is a 2010 comedy-drama film written by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner and directed by Rob Reiner.

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John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Nicollette Sheridan

Released: 1985

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The Sure Thing is a 1985 romantic comedy written by Steven L. Bloom and Jonathan Roberts and directed by Rob Reiner. The film stars John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, and Viveca Lindfors; it introduces ...more

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The Story of Us Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White

Released: 1999

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The Story of Us is a 1999 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer as a couple married for 15 years. The depiction of the ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Kenan Thompson

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rob Reiner

The Magic of Belle Isle is a 2012 drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Guy Thomas. The film's cast includes Morgan Freeman and Virginia Madsen.

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8 Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Jamie Lee Curtis

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rob Reiner

8 is a 2012 drama film written by Dustin Lance Black and directed by Rob Reiner.
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Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, James Marsden

Released: 2018

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Shock and Awe is a 2017 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner. Journalists investigate the assertions by the Bush Administration concerning Saddam Hussein’s alleged possession of weapons of ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2005

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Rumor Has It is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine and Mark Ruffalo. The screenplay by Ted Griffin derives from a ...more

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Kate Hudson, Sophie Marceau, Cloris Leachman

Released: 2003

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Alex & Emma is a 2003 American romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and starring Kate Hudson and Luke Wilson. Written by Jeremy Leven, the film is about a writer who must turn out a novel ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Released: 1994

Directed by: Rob Reiner

North is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner and starring an ensemble cast including Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates, Faith Ford, ...more

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Rob Reiner

Released: 2004

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Everyday Life is a 2004 comedy film directed by Rob Reiner.