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The Best Richard Crenna Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 481 votes 110 voters 11.6k views 48 items

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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.

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Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough

Released: 1966

Directed by: Robert Wise

The Sand Pebbles is a 1966 American period film directed by Robert Wise. It tells the story of an independent, rebellious U.S. Navy Machinist's Mate, First Class aboard the fictional gunboat USS ...more
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Stella Stevens, David Carradine, Richard Crenna

Released: 2000

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

By Dawn's Early Light is a 2000 drama film written by Jacqueline Feather and David Seidler and directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.
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Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

Released: 1982

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

First Blood is a 1982 American psychological thriller and action film directed by Ted Kotcheff, co-written by and starring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo, a troubled and misunderstood veteran. ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Robby Benson

Released: 1967

Directed by: Terence Young

Wait Until Dark is a suspense-thriller film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer. It stars Audrey Hepburn as a young blind woman, Alan Arkin as a violent criminal searching for ...more

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#129 of 239 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #606 of 784 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #17 of 84 The Best Movies Based on Plays

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Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

Released: 1985

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Rambo: First Blood Part II is a 1985 American action film directed by George P. Cosmatos and starring Sylvester Stallone. Picking up where the first film left, the sequel is set in the context ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

Released: 1988

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

Rambo III is a 1988 American action film. It is the third film in the Rambo series following First Blood and Rambo: First Blood Part II. Sixty-five seconds of the film were cut in the UK version ...more

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#245 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #116 of 226 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #840 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Gene Hackman, Gregory Peck, Lee Grant

Released: 1969

Directed by: John Sturges

Marooned is a 1969 Eastmancolor American film directed by John Sturges and starring Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna, David Janssen, James Franciscus, and Gene Hackman. It was based on the 1964 ...more
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Harrison Ford, Paul Giamatti, Julia Ormond

Released: 1995

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Sabrina is a 1995 romantic comedy-drama film adapted by Barbara Benedek and David Rayfiel. It is a remake of the Sabrina co-written and directed by Billy Wilder that starred Humphrey Bogart, ...more

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Marisa Tomei, John Turturro, Janet Jones

Released: 1984

Directed by: Garry Marshall

The Flamingo Kid is a 1984 American comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and written by Marshall, Neal Marshall and Bo Goldman. It stars Matt Dillon, Richard Crenna, Hector Elizondo, Janet ...more

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Meredith Baxter, Joanna Kerns, Richard Crenna

Released: 1985

Directed by: Karen Arthur

The Rape of Richard Beck is a 1985 American television movie.
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John Candy, Joey Lawrence, Rip Torn

Released: 1985

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Summer Rental is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner and starring John Candy. The film's screenplay was written by Mark Reisman and Jeremy Stevens. An original music score was composed ...more

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Charles Bronson, Doug Atkins, Archie Moore

Released: 1975

Directed by: Tom Gries

Breakheart Pass is an American 1975 western adventure film that stars Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, and Jill Ireland. The movie was based on the novel by Alistair MacLean of the ...more

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Peter Weller, Ernie Hudson, Daniel Stern

Released: 1989

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Leviathan is a 1989 science fiction horror film about a hideous creature and a group of people in a sealed environment, in a similar vein to such films as Alien and The Thing. It is one of many ...more

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Charles Bronson, Richard Widmark, Richard Crenna

Released: 1952

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Red Skies of Montana is a 1952 adventure drama in which Richard Widmark stars as a smokejumper who attempts to save his crew while being overrun by a forest fire, not only to preserve their ...more
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Leonard Nimoy, Yul Brynner, Daliah Lavi

Released: 1971

Directed by: Sam Wanamaker

Catlow is a 1971 western film based on a 1963 novel by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a renegade outlaw determined to pull off a Confederate gold heist. It co-stars Richard Crenna and ...more
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Kelly LeBrock, Leslie Nielsen, Sandra Bernhard

Released: 1998

Directed by: Pat Proft

Wrongfully Accused is a 1998 comedy film starring Leslie Nielsen as a man who has been framed and desperately attempts to expose the true culprits.

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Richard Crenna, Joanne Dru, Dan Dailey

Released: 1952

Directed by: Harmon Jones

The Pride of St. Louis is a 1952 biographical film of the life of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Dizzy Dean. It starred Dan Dailey as Dean, Joanne Dru as his wife, and Richard Crenna ...more
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The Case Of The Hillside Stranglers Billy Zane, Dennis Farina, Richard Crenna

Released: 1989

Directed by: Steve Gethers

The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killin' cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers. The movie concentrates on the killer's story, ...more
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Beau Bridges, Zoie Palmer, Christine Lahti

Released: 2003

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Out of the Ashes is a made-for-television movie that was released by Showtime. It is a dramatization of the life of Holocaust concentration camp survivor Gisella Perl and is based on her book I ...more
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Mare Winningham, Richard Crenna, Ben Vereen

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Intruders is a four hour CBS miniseries dealing with the subject of alien abduction that was first broadcast in 1992. The miniseries starred Richard Crenna, Daphne Ashbrook and Mare Winningham. ...more
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Jon Voight, Richard Crenna, Millie Perkins

Released: 1983

Directed by: Ron Lieberman

Table for Five is a 1983 American theatrical dramatic film, starring Jon Voight and Richard Crenna.
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Kim Richards, Yvette Mimieux, Richard Crenna

Released: 1978

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell is a 1978 television movie directed by Curtis Harrington. The story centers on a suburban family and the harrowing experiences they endure from a possessed dog they ...more
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Julie Andrews, Bruce Forsyth, Robert Reed

Released: 1968

Directed by: Robert 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.
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Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon, Richard Crenna

Released: 1972

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Un flic is a 1972 French film, the last directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. It stars Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, and Richard Crenna. Delon had previously worked with Melville on 'Le Samourai' ...more
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Irene Dunne, Dean Jagger, Richard Crenna

Released: 1952

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

It Grows on Trees is a 1952 fantasy comedy film starring Irene Dunne in her final screen role.