Entertainment The Best Randy Quaid Movies  

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

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

Heartbeeps and Fool for Love are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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Randy Quaid has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ron Howard and Robert Altman.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a 1989 Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It is the third installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by ...more
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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Randy Quaid Movies
Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy
National Lampoon's Vacation, sometimes referred to as Vacation, is a 1983 Technicolor comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Dana Barron, ...more
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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Randy Quaid Movies
Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox
Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more
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Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid
Kingpin is a 1996 American sport comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, and Bill Murray. It was filmed in and around Pittsburgh, ...more
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Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Randy Quaid
Vegas Vacation is a 1997 comedy film directed by Stephen Kessler. It is the fourth installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by Elisa Bell, based on a story by Bell ...more
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Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall
Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole ...more
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Randy Quaid, Ed Asner, Eric Idle
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure is an American made-for-TV comedy film. It premiered December 20, 2003 on NBC and stars Randy Quaid and Miriam Flynn, ...more
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Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Randy Quaid
Caddyshack II is a 1988 golf comedy film and sequel to Caddyshack. The film stars Jackie Mason, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase, Jonathan Silverman, and Jessica ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Jay Leno, Tom Berenger
Major League II is a 1994 sequel to the 1989 film Major League. Major League II stars most of the same cast from the original, including Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Corbin Bernsen. Absent ...more
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Of Mice and Men Randy Quaid
Of Mice and Men is a 1981 drama TV movie written by Eugene Solow and E. Nick Alexander and directed by Reza Badiyi.
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John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis
Midnight Express is a 1978 American-British prison drama film directed by Alan Parker, produced by David Puttnam and starring Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Paul L. ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Betty White, Minnie Driver
Hard Rain is a 1998 American/British action thriller film, produced by Mark Gordon, written by Graham Yost and directed by former cinematographer turned director Mikael Salomon. It stars ...more
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Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman
The Last Picture Show is a 1971 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a semi-autobiographical 1966 novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry. Set in a small town in ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Gilda Radner
The Last Detail is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jack Nicholson, with a screenplay adapted by Robert Towne from a 1970 novel of the same name by Darryl ...more
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Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen, Randy Quaid
No Man's Land is a 1987 crime film written by Dick Wolf and directed by Peter Werner, starring D. B. Sweeney, Charlie Sheen and Randy Quaid. Brad Pitt made his acting debut in this film as an ...more
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Steve Buscemi, Roseanne Barr, Judi Dench
Home on the Range is a 2004 American animated musical western comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on April 2, 2004, and was named after the ...more
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Chris Evans, Lacey Chabert, Melissa Joan Hart
Not Another Teen Movie is a 2001 American teen comedy film directed by Joel Gallen, released on December 14, 2001 by Columbia Pictures. It is a parody of teen movies which had accumulated in ...more
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Keanu Reeves, Brooke Shields, Morgan Fairchild
Freaked is a 1993 American comedy film, directed by Tom Stern and Alex Winter, and written by Stern, Winter and Tim Burns. All three were involved in the short-lived MTV sketch comedy show ...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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Randy Quaid, Sandy Dennis, Mary Beth Hurt
Parents is a 1989 comedy, drama, horror film written by Christopher Hawthorne and directed by Bob Balaban.
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Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal
The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is a 2000 American live-action/animated adventure comedy film produced by Universal Pictures, based on the television cartoon The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show ...more
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Richard Pryor, Stacey Dash, Rodney Dangerfield
Moving is a 1988 American comedy film starring Richard Pryor as Arlo Pear, a father moving his family cross-country. Other notable appearances in the film include Randy Quaid as an annoying ...more
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Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid, Beverly DAngelo
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 television drama film directed by John Erman. Based on the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams, it stars Ann-Margret and Treat Williams.
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Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara
Brokeback Mountain is a 2005 American epic romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee. It is a film adaptation of the 1997 short story of the same name by Annie Proulx; the screenplay was written ...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