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The Best Richard Kiel Movies

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

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

A factual list, featuring films like Roustabout and Hysterical.

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    Happy Gilmore

    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller

    Released1996

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    Moonraker

    Roger Moore, Lois Chiles

    Released1979

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Moonraker is the eleventh spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The third and final film in the series to be directed by Lewis...  more

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    The Longest Yard

    Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters

    Released1974

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

    The Longest Yard is a 1974 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Aldrich. Written by Tracy Keenan Wynn based on a story by producer Albert S. Ruddy, the film follows inmates at a prison who...  more

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    Pale Rider

    Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn

    Released1985

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    Pale Rider is a 1985 American western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, who also stars in the lead role. This movie bears a striking similarity to the classic Western Shane, as well as...  more

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    The Spy Who Loved Me

    Roger Moore, Barbara Bach

    Released1977

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    The Spy Who Loved Me is the tenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and the screenplay...  more

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    Cannonball Run II

    Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds

    Released1984

    Directed byHal Needham

    Cannonball Run II is a 1984 American comedy film featuring Burt Reynolds and an all-star cast, released by Warner Bros. and Golden Harvest. Like the original Cannonball Run, it is a set around an...  more
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    Inspector Gadget

    Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Broderick

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Kellogg

    Inspector Gadget is a 1999 live-action action-comedy film loosely based on the 1983 animated cartoon series of the same name. It starred Matthew Broderick as the title character, along with Rupert...  more

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    Tangled

    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman

    Released2010

    Directed byNathan Greno, Byron Howard

    Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale...  more

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    Roustabout

    Elvis Presley, Raquel Welch

    Released1964

    Directed byJohn Rich, Mickey Moore

    Roustabout is a 1964 American musical feature film starring Elvis Presley as a singer who takes a job working with a struggling carnival. The film was produced by Hal Wallis and directed by John Rich...  more

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    Force 10 from Navarone

    Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach

    Released1978

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Force 10 from Navarone is a 1978 British produced film loosely based on Alistair MacLean's 1968 novel of the same name. It is a sequel to the 1961 film, The Guns of Navarone. The parts of Mallory and...  more

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    So Fine

    Ryan O'Neal, Fred Gwynne

    Released1981

    Directed byAndrew Bergman

    So Fine is a 1981 comedy film written and directed by Andrew Bergman. The original music score was composed by Ennio Morricone. O'Neal was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award as Worst Actor of the...  more
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    The Phantom Planet

    Richard Kiel, Dolores Faith

    Released1961

    Directed byWilliam Marshall, William Marshall

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    Skidoo

    Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing

    Released1968

    Directed byOtto Preminger

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    Eegah

    Richard Kiel, Arch Hall

    Released1962

    Directed byArch Hall, Sr.

    Eegah is a 1962 film starring Arch Hall, Jr., Arch Hall, Sr., Marilyn Manning and Richard Kiel in the titular role. The film's notoriety was enhanced as a result of being featured on an episode of...  more
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    House of the Damned

    Richard Kiel, Dallas McKennon

    Released1963

    Directed byMaury Dexter

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    They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way

    Tim Conway, Richard Kiel

    Released1978

    Directed byEdward Montagne, Stuart E. McGowan

    They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way is a 1978 slapstick comedy film written by and starring Tim Conway. The movie was directed by Stuart E. McGowan and Edward Montagne....  more
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    The Las Vegas Hillbillys

    Jayne Mansfield, Mamie Van Doren

    Released1966

    Directed byArthur C. Pierce

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    My Invisible Friend

    Richard Kiel, Jordi Romanós Julió

    Released2010

    Directed byPablo Larcuen

    "With the arrival of Andy—his invisible friend—an extremely shy Tomas starts to realize how much better his life would be if he were able to communicate with the people around him." Quoting the...
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    Hysterical

    Julie Newmar, John Larroquette

    Released1983

    Directed byChris Bearde

    Hysterical is a 1982 film from Embassy Pictures that was intended to spoof the horror movies that were abundant at the time. Not to be confused with the 2006 film of the same name. The Hudson...  more
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    Deadhead Miles

    Alan Arkin, Charles Durning

    Released1973

    Directed byVernon Zimmerman

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    Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah!

    Richard Kiel, Kevin Murphy

    Released1993

    Directed byJim Mallon

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    Lady in a Cage

    James Caan, Olivia de Havilland

    Released1964

    Directed byWalter Grauman

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    Aces Go Places 3

    Peter Graves, Richard Kiel

    Released1984

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Aces Go Places 3 is 1984 Hong Kong action and comedy film directed by Tsui Hark. The film starts in Paris, where King Kong is kidnapped by a British secret agent whose mission is to retrieve one of...  more
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    The Human Duplicators

    Richard Kiel, George Nader

    Released1965

    Directed byHugo Grimaldi

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