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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

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Randy Quaid movies?" and "What are the greatest Randy Quaid roles of all time?"

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

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 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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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Randy Quaid Movies
Independence Day 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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Vacation 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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Kingpin 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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Vegas Vacation 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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Days of Thunder 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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Caddyshack II 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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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 2 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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Major League II 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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Midnight Express 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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Hard Rain 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

Weird Randy Quaid Stories You Won't Believe Are Real

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The Last Picture Show 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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The Last Detail 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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Home on the Range 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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No Man's Land 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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Freaked 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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Not Another Teen Movie 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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The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle 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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Parents 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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Moving 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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A Streetcar Named Desire 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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Paper Moon 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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What's Up, Doc? 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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Purgatory Randy Quaid, Eric Roberts, Donnie Wahlberg Purgatory is a 1999 western fantasy film directed by Uli Edel.

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The Long Riders Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest The Long Riders is a 1980 western film directed by Walter Hill. It was produced by James Keach, Stacy Keach and Tim Zinnemann and featured an original soundtrack by Ry Cooder. Cooder won the ...more

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Brokeback Mountain 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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The Slugger's Wife Randy Quaid, Rebecca De Mornay, Lynn Whitfield The Slugger's Wife is a 1985 romantic comedy film about a baseball star who falls for a singer. Written by Neil Simon, directed by Hal Ashby and produced by Ray Stark, the film stars Michael ...more

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Inside The Third Reich Randy Quaid, Ian Holm, John Gielgud Inside The Third Reich is a 1982 film directed by Marvin J. Chomsky.

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Dead Solid Perfect Randy Quaid, Jack Warden, Brett Cullen Dead Solid Perfect is a 1988 American film following the life of a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. It was produced by HBO films and based on the novel of the same name by Dan Jenkins. ...more

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The Siege at Ruby Ridge Kirsten Dunst, Laura Dern, Randy Quaid The Siege at Ruby Ridge is a 1996 television film directed by Roger Young.

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LBJ: The Early Years Randy Quaid, Tamara Taylor, Patti LuPone LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the pre-presidential life of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson ...more

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The Missouri Breaks Jack Nicholson, Marlon Brando, Randy Quaid The Missouri Breaks is a 1976 American western film starring Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson. The film was directed by Arthur Penn, with supporting performances by Randy Quaid, Harry Dean ...more

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Foxes Jodie Foster, Laura Dern, Randy Quaid Foxes is a 1980 American teen drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and written by Gerald Ayres. The film stars Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Sally Kellerman, Randy Quaid and Cherie Currie. The ...more

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The Paper Marisa Tomei, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close The Paper is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall. It received an Academy Award ...more

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Carolina Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Barbara Eden Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has ...more

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Bound for Glory Randy Quaid, David Carradine, Melinda Dillon Bound for Glory is a 1976 American film directed by Hal Ashby and loosely adapted by Robert Getchell from Woody Guthrie's 1943 autobiography Bound for Glory. The film stars David Carradine as ...more

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Quick Change Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Phil Hartman Quick Change is a 1990 comedy film written by Howard Franklin, produced by and starring Bill Murray, and directed by both. Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, and Jason Robards co-star. Other cast members ...more

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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Whoopi Goldberg, Randy Quaid, Roger Daltrey The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns is a 1999 Hallmark Entertainment made-for-TV fantasy movie. It stars Randy Quaid, Colm Meaney, Kieran Culkin, Roger Daltrey, Caroline Carver and Whoopi ...more

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Breakout Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Charles Bronson Breakout is a 1975 action film starring Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Robert Duvall, John Huston, Sheree North and Randy Quaid.

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The Wraith Charlie Sheen, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Randy Quaid The Wraith is a 1986 independently made action/supernatural film produced by John Kemeny, written and directed by Mike Marvin, and starring Charles "Charlie" Sheen, Sherilyn Fenn, Nick ...more

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The Adventures of Pluto Nash Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a 2002 Australian-American science fiction comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Eddie Murphy.

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The Ice Harvest John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Randy Quaid The Ice Harvest is a 2005 thriller comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Richard Russo and Robert Benton, based on the novel of the same name by Scott Phillips. It stars John ...more

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Bye Bye Love Eliza Dushku, Jack Black, Janeane Garofalo Bye Bye Love is a 1995 American comedy-drama film that deals with the central issue of divorce. It was directed by Sam Weisman and written by Gary David Goldberg and Brad Hall. It stars Matthew ...more

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Grind Jennifer Morrison, Randy Quaid, Mike Vogel Grind is a 2003 American adventure, comedy film about four young aspiring amateur skaters Eric Rivers, Matt Jensen, Dustin Knight, and Sweet Lou Singer who are trying to make it in the world of ...more

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Murder in the Heartland Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Randy Quaid 17 robberies... 11 murders... 6 states... 2 lovers... 1 camera... A film crew sets out to find answers to the worst crime spree in years, and uncovers a secret they never dreamed - the ...more

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Texasville Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman Texasville is a 1990 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. It is a sequel to The Last Picture Show, and based on the novel Texasville by Larry McMurtry. Jeff Bridges, Cybill ...more

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Kart Racer Randy Quaid, Harland Williams, David Gallagher Kart Racer is a 2003 Canadian feature film starring Will Rothhaar, David Gallagher and Randy Quaid. In the United States, it premiered on television on ABC Family in 2005. The film centers on a ...more

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Out Cold John Lithgow, Randy Quaid, Teri Garr Out Cold is a film directed by Malcolm Mowbray released on Mar 3, 1989.

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Treasure Island Kids: The Pira... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Randy Quaid Movies
Treasure Island Kids: The Pirates of Treasure Island Randy Quaid, Beth Allen, John Callen Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island is a 2006 Family Adventure film written and directed by Gavin Scott.