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

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

List films range from This Is Spinal Tap to The First Wives Club.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Rob Reiner include names like Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and Garry Marshall. Is Rob Reiner your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Ron Howard and George Lucas films lists too.

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Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan Misery is a 1990 American psychological thriller film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name and starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, and Frances ...more

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Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner The Jerk is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias. This was Martin's first starring role in a feature film. The film ...more

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Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito, Rob Reiner Throw Momma from the Train is a 1987 American black comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring DeVito and Billy Crystal, with Rob Reiner, Anne Ramsey, Branford Marsalis, Kim Greist, and ...more

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Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron. Based on a story by Jeff Arch, it stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie

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Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston This Is Spinal Tap is an American 1984 rock music mockumentary written, scored by, and starring Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. The film portrays the fictional ...more

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John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Bill Maher Primary Colors is a 1998 drama film based on the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, a roman à clef about Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992, which originally had ...more

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Jennifer Tilly, Mary-Louise Parker, John Cusack Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 American comedy film written by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath and directed by Woody Allen. It stars an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Goldie Hawn, Heather Locklear The First Wives Club is a 1996 comedy film, based on the best-selling 1992 novel of the same name by Olivia Goldsmith. Narrated by Diane Keaton, it stars Keaton, Goldie Hawn, and Bette Midler as ...more

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Kate Hudson, Sophie Marceau, Cloris Leachman Alex & Emma is a 2003 American romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and starring Kate Hudson and Luke Wilson. Written by Jeremy Leven, the film is about a writer who must turn out a novel ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Hurley, Ellen DeGeneres EDtv is a 1999 American satirical comedy film directed by Ron Howard. An adaptation of the Quebec film Louis 19, le roi des ondes, it stars Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, ...more

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Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Jeff Goldblum Mad Dog Time is a 1996 ensemble cast film written and directed by Larry Bishop, released through United Artists. The film is notable for the various cameo appearances, including the first, and ...more

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Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, Rob Reiner The Majestic is a 2001 American drama film directed and produced by Frank Darabont, written by Michael Sloane, and starring Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Jeffrey DeMunn, David Ogden Stiers, James ...more

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Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné Everyone's Hero is a 2006 Canadian-American computer animated sports comedy family film, directed by Colin Brady, Christopher Reeve, and Daniel St. Pierre, with music by John Debney. The ...more

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Jerry Lewis, Rob Reiner, Charlie Callas The Big Mouth is a 1967 comedy film produced, directed, co-written, and starring Jerry Lewis released on July 12, 1967 by Columbia Pictures. It was filmed in San Diego and features Frank De Vol ...more

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Alyssa Milano, Dustin Diamond, Brendan Fraser Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Sam Weisman and starring David Spade and Mary McCormack. Spade portrays a child actor who fell into obscurity as an ...more

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Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Carrie Fisher is based on her 1987 semi-autobiographical novel of the same title. The ...more

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Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman, Rob Reiner Thursday's Game is a television movie comedy written by James L. Brooks and directed by Robert Moore. Though filmed in 1971, it first aired April 14, 1974 on ABC. The film stars Gene Wilder and ...more

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When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren Mike Tyson, Helen Mirren, Billy Crystal When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren is a 2011 short comedy film directed by Lindsay Crystal.

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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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For Better or Worse James Woods, Jason Alexander, Rob Reiner For Better or Worse is a 1995 American feature film. Written by Jeff Nathanson, it starred Jason Alexander, Lolita Davidovich, and James Woods. Alexander also directed the film, which saw a ...more

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Rob Reiner, Alan Arkin, Sid Caesar Fire Sale is a 1977 comedy film starring Alan Arkin as Ezra Fikus; Rob Reiner as his brother Russel; Vincent Gardenia as their father Benny; Sid Caesar as Benny's brother Sherman; Anjanette ...more

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Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White The Story of Us is a 1999 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer as a couple married for 15 years. The depiction of the ...more

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Rob Reiner, Carl Reiner, Tommy Chong The Spirit of '76 is a 1990 comedy film that spoofs American culture of the mid-1970s. It stars David Cassidy, Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner, Olivia d'Abo, and the rock groups Redd Kross and Devo. The ...more

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Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner The T.V. Show is a 1979 TV film directed by Tom Trbovich.

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Rob Reiner, Don Rickles, Shelley Winters Enter Laughing is a 1967 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner, based on his autobiographical novel and the stage play of the same name. It was Reiner's directorial debut. The film stars Jose ...more

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Summertree Michael Douglas, Teri Garr, Rob Reiner Summertree is a 1971 film directed by Anthony Newley. The screenplay was written by Edward Hume and Stephen Yafa, based on the 1967 play of the same name by Ron Cowen.

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Rob Reiner Everyday Life is a 2004 comedy film directed by Rob Reiner.

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Certifiably Jonathan Robin Williams, Sarah Silverman, Patricia Arquette

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Jeff Bridges, Rob Reiner, Calvin Lockhart Halls of Anger is a 1970 drama film directed by Paul Bogart.

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More Than Friends is a film directed by James Burrows released on October 20, 1978.