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.

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Clint Eastwood and Dennis Dugan are among those who have directed Richard Kiel at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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  • Happy Gilmore
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    Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen
    12 votes
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Dennis Dugan
    In Happy Gilmore, the title character, played by Adam Sandler, is a failed hockey player with an uncanny talent for golf. His powerful swing, honed from years of hockey playing, propels him into the professional golfing scene. As he battles to win the championship against his arrogant rival Shooter McGavin (Christopher McDonald), Happy also fights to save his grandmother's house from foreclosure. This sports-comedy flick, directed by Dennis Dugan, presents an unconventional approach to golf and life, showcasing Sandler's knack for physical comedy amid heartfelt moments.

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  • Pale Rider
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    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress
    11 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
    When property owner Coy LaHood (Richard Dysart) starts using a band of hooligans to terrorize a group of small-town gold miners into giving up their territory, an enigmatic man named "Preacher" (Clint Eastwood) arrives in town. Preacher fends off the attacks, and then goes directly to LaHood to negotiate. When the miners, led by Hull Barret (Michael Moriarty), refuse the terms, LaHood sends in Marshall Stockburn (John Russell) to take down Preacher and the others.

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  • Moonraker
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    Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michaël Lonsdale
    10 votes
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
    In the 1979 film, Moonraker, James Bond (Roger Moore) is on a thrilling mission to investigate the theft of a space shuttle. The assignment spirals into an exciting journey that takes him from Venice to Rio de Janeiro, and finally into outer space. Alongside him is the enigmatic Dr. Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles), a NASA scientist with secrets of her own. The duo battles against the villainous Hugo Drax (Michael Lonsdale), who plans to decimate Earth's population and create his own master race in space. This action-packed spy adventure, part of the iconic Bond series, won an Academy Award for its impressive visual effects.
  • The Longest Yard
    4
    Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter
    10 votes
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Robert Aldrich
    An ex-football star doing time is forced by the warden to organize a team of inmates to play against his own line-up of guards. The warden tries to blackmail him into throwing the game, but the convicts have their own ideas and see the game as an opportunity to repay some of the brutality they have endured.

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  • The Spy Who Loved Me
    5
    Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens
    9 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
    In the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me, Roger Moore (James Bond) teams up with Barbara Bach (Agent Anya Amasova), a beautiful and resourceful Russian spy. They join forces to stop Curt Jurgens (Karl Stromberg), a megalomaniac shipping tycoon, from instigating World War III. The film's high-stakes plot is set amidst exotic locales and features imaginative gadgets. It was nominated for three Academy Awards, reflecting its quality and audience appeal. The narrative twists and turns, keeping viewers on their toes while staying true to the iconic Bond style of action-packed espionage.

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  • Tangled
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    Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy
    6 votes
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
    In the animated adventure Tangled, Rapunzel (voiced by Mandy Moore) is a spirited and determined young woman. Throughout her young life, she's dreamed of escaping her tower to experience the outside world. A thief named Flynn Rider (Zachary Levi) climbs into Rapunzel's tower one day, she sees her chance to explore the kingdom. Together, they embark on a wild, hair-raising escapade. With the secret of her royal lineage hanging in the balance and her captor in pursuit, Rapunzel and her cohort find adventure with each turn. The film won several awards for its animation and musical score.

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