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The Best Richard Crenna Movies

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

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

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    It Grows on Trees

    Irene Dunne, Dean Jagger

    Released1952

    Directed byArthur Lubin

    It Grows on Trees is a 1952 fantasy comedy film starring Irene Dunne in her final screen role....  more
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    Hot Shots! Part Deux

    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen

    Released1993

    Directed byJim Abrahams

    Hot Shots! Part Deux is a 1993 comedy/parody film, and a sequel to the 1991 comedy Hot Shots!. The sequel primarily spoofs the 1988 action film Rambo III. Directed again by Jim Abrahams, the film...  more

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    Double Solitaire

    Richard Crenna, Harold Gould

    Released1974

    Directed byPaul Bogart

    Double Solitaire is a 1974 film directed by Paul Bogart....
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    Jonathan Stone: Threat of Innocence

    Beverly DAngelo, Jennifer O'Neill

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Switzer

    Jonathan Stone: Threat of Innocence is a 1994 drama film directed by Michael Switzer....  more
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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Patrick Dempsey, Richard Crenna

    Released1997

    Directed byMichael Anderson

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1997 television movie produced by Hallmark Entertainment, based on the novel of the same name by Jules Verne and starring Ben Cross as Captain Nemo. It premiered on...  more
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    A Place to Be Loved

    Rhea Perlman, Richard Crenna

    Released1993

    Directed bySandy Smolan

    A Place to Be Loved is a 1993 American television movie with Richard Crenna and Rhea Perlman. It was released in the United Kingdom under the title Shattered Family....  more
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    The Man Called Noon

    Stephen Boyd, Richard Crenna

    Released1973

    Directed byPeter Collinson

    The Man Called Noon is a 1973 film directed by Peter Collinson. It stars Richard Crenna and Stephen Boyd. It is based on a 1970 Louis L'Amour novel of the same name....  more
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    Over-Exposed

    Richard Crenna, Cleo Moore

    Released1956

    Directed byLewis Seiler

    Over-Exposed was a 1956 film directed by Lewis Seiler. It starred Cleo Moore and Richard Crenna and featured Jack Albertson, Isobel Elsom, and Jeanne Cooper in supporting roles. This film was...  more
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    The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2001

    The I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special is a Special Tribute TV Movie about "I Love Lucy"....
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    Jonathan Livingston Seagull

    Hal Holbrook, Richard Crenna

    Released1973

    Directed byHall Bartlett

    Jonathan Livingston Seagull is 1973 film directed by Hall Bartlett....  more

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    To Serve and Protect

    James Franco, Amy Acker

    Released1999

    Directed byJean de Segonzac

    To Serve and Protect is a 1999 TV film directed by Jean de Segonzac....
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    Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure

    Anthony Hopkins, Jenny Agutter

    Released1979

    Directed byGeorge Schaefer

    Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure is a 1979 American TV film dramatizing the Pilgrims' voyage from Plymouth, England to Cape Cod in New England aboard the Mayflower in 1620. The film was directed by...  more
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    The Deserter

    John Huston, Ricardo Montalbán

    Released1971

    Directed byBurt Kennedy, Niksa Fulgosi

    The Deserter is a 1971 Italian-American Western film by Dino De Laurentiis. It was directed by Burt Kennedy, known for his penchant in directing westerns, including The War Wagon, Support Your Local...  more
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    Death Ship

    George Kennedy, Richard Crenna

    Released1980

    Directed byAlvin Rakoff

    Death Ship is a 1980 British-Canadian horror film directed by Alvin Rakoff. The cast includes Academy Award winner George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Sally Ann Howes, and Black Christmas actor Nick...  more
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    Doctors' Wives

    Gene Hackman, Dyan Cannon

    Released1971

    Directed byGeorge Schaefer

    Doctors' Wives is a 1971 American drama film directed by George Schaefer and starring Dyan Cannon, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor, Richard Crenna, Janice Rule, John Colicos, and Rachel Roberts. It...  more
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    Made in Paris

    Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan

    Released1966

    Directed byBoris Sagal

    Made in Paris is a 1966 American romantic comedy film starring Louis Jourdan, Ann-Margret, Richard Crenna, Edie Adams, and Chad Everett. The film was written by Stanley Roberts and directed by Boris...  more
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    Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah

    Patty Duke, Richard Crenna

    Released1996

    Directed byFred Gerber

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    In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy

    Laura Leighton, Richard Crenna

    Released1995

    Directed byBill D'Elia

    In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy is a 1995 American film loosely based on the tragic story of Mississippi's "Delta Prince," Ralph Hand III, and his ex-wife Olivia Browning....  more
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    Star!

    Julie Andrews, Bruce Forsyth

    Released1968

    Directed byRobert Wise

    Star! is a 1968 American musical film directed by Robert Wise. The screenplay by William Fairchild is based upon the life and career of British performer Gertrude Lawrence....  more
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    The Day Reagan Was Shot

    Richard Dreyfuss, Holland Taylor

    Released2001

    Directed byCyrus Nowrasteh

    The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-produced by Oliver Stone. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald...  more
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    Terror in the Aisles

    Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda

    Released1984

    Directed byAndrew J. Kuehn

    Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday the 13th I and/or II, Halloween I and II, Jaws 1 and 2, Alien, John Carpenter's The Thing, The Shining...  more
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    Midas Run

    Fred Astaire, Richard Crenna

    Released1969

    Directed byAlf Kjellin

    Midas Run is a 1969 American comedy film directed by Alf Kjellin and starring Richard Crenna, Anne Heywood and, in one of his final big-screen roles, Fred Astaire....  more
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    Daniel Boone

    Richard Crenna

    Released2005

    In 1775, Daniel Boone settles Kentucky, despite menacing Indians and renegade whites....