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The Best Movies Directed by Rob Reiner  

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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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Scarlett Johansson and Brad Pitt have both worked on a Rob Reiner directed movie, as have many other great actors. Are you a fan of Rob Reiner's filmography? Vote on our lists of the best movies directed by Ron Howard and George Lucas too.

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Rob Reiner
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack
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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#35 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #21 of 304 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Timefeaturing Behind-The-Scenes Stories From 'Stand By Me' That Prove The Film Shaped The Child Actors

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Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
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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#34 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #16 of 440 The Funniest '80s Moviesfeaturing Inconceivable Yet Believable 'Princess Bride' Fan Theories

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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
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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#122 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #61 of 440 The Funniest '80s Moviesfeaturing When Harry Met Sally is All About Mansplaining, And It's Really Obvious

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Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson
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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#86 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimefeaturing The Real Story That 'A Few Good Men' Is Based On Is More Shocking And Violent Than The Actual Movielisted on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan
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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#11 of 257 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Timefeaturing Behind The Scenes Of Annie Wilkes Hobbling Paul Sheldon In 'Misery'listed on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston
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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#27 of 304 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #55 of 440 The Funniest '80s Moviesfeaturing The Best Quotes From 'This Is Spinal Tap' Go Up To Eleven

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Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas
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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#137 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #205 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #1,552 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes
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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#178 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies #66 of 291 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #288 of 547 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods
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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#202 of 719 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #23 of 39 Great Historical Black Movies Based On True Stories #127 of 211 The Best Historical Drama Movies of All Time, Ranked

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John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Nicollette Sheridan
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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#200 of 440 The Funniest '80s Movies #339 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #161 of 250 The Best Teen Romance Movies

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Stefanie Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Penelope Ann Miller
Flipped is a 2010 comedy-drama film written by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner and directed by Rob Reiner.

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#630 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #339 of 347 The Best Movies Based On Books #41 of 250 The Best Teen Romance Movies

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The Story of Us Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White
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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#610 of 808 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #10 of 31 31 Movie Trailers That Made You Weep #53 of 99 The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Kenan Thompson
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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Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, James Marsden
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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8 Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Jamie Lee Curtis
8 is a 2012 drama film written by Dustin Lance Black and directed by Rob Reiner.
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Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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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#66 of 99 The Best Bruce Willis Movies #58 of 76 The Best Kathy Bates Movies #28 of 29 The Best '90s Family Movies

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman
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
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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Everyday Life is a 2004 comedy film directed by Rob Reiner.