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The Best Rodney Dangerfield Movies

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

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

List features films like The 4th Tenor, Ladybugs and more!

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    Caddyshack

    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase
    Caddyshack is a 1980 American sports comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian...  more

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    Back to School

    Robert Downey Jr., Rodney Dangerfield
    Back to School is a 1986 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally...  more

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    Easy Money

    Joe Pesci, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Easy Money is a 1983 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald,...  more
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    Rover Dangerfield

    Rodney Dangerfield, Mel Blanc
    Rover Dangerfield is a 1991 American animated musical comedy film produced by Hyperion...  more
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    Casper: A Spirited Beginning

    James Earl Jones, Pauly Shore
    Casper: A Spirited Beginning is a direct-to-video and first prequel/spin-off to the 1995 film...  more
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    Angels with Angles

    Rodney Dangerfield, Adam West
    Angels with Angles is a 2005 comedy film written by Edmund Lane and Mark Pietri and directed...  more
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    Ladybugs

    Rodney Dangerfield, Tommy Lasorda
    Ladybugs is a sports-comedy family film released in 1992 starring Rodney Dangerfield and...  more

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    The 4th Tenor

    Rodney Dangerfield, Robert Davi
    The 4th Tenor is a 2002 comedy, music and romance film written by Harry Basil, and Rodney...  more
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    Rusty: A Dog's Tale

    Suzanne Somers, Rodney Dangerfield
    Rusty: A Dog's Tale is a 1998 family film directed by Shuki Levy, starring Hal Holbrook and...  more
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    The Godson

    Rodney Dangerfield, Dom DeLuise
    The Godson is a 1998 comedy directed by Bob Hoge, starring Rodney Dangerfield, Kevin McDonald...  more
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    Meet Wally Sparks

    Burt Reynolds, Jay Leno
    Meet Wally Sparks is a comedy film released in 1997 by Trimark Pictures. It stars Rodney...  more
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    The Projectionist

    Rodney Dangerfield, Chuck McCann
    The Projectionist is a 1971 film written and directed by Harry Hurwitz. It featured the film...  more
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    Natural Born Killers

    Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd
    Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American film directed by Oliver Stone starring Woody...  more

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    Back by Midnight

    Kirstie Alley, Gilbert Gottfried
    Back By Midnight is a 2005 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Phil LaMarr, Harland...  more
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    My 5 Wives

    Rodney Dangerfield, Emmanuelle Vaugier
    My 5 Wives is a 2000 film starring Rodney Dangerfield, directed by Sidney J. Furie....  more
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    Little Nicky

    Reese Witherspoon, Ozzy Osbourne
    Little Nicky is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill. It stars Adam Sandler as...  more

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    Casper

    Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman
    Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman,...  more

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