List of the best Ron Howard movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ron Howard'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 Ron Howard movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ron Howard movies will be at the top of the list. Ron Howard has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ron Howard movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ron Howard films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best Ron Howard role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ron Howard performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
List features films like Act of Love and The Journey."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ron Howard movies?" and "What are the greatest Ron Howard roles of all time?"
Directed by: Don SiegelThe Shootist is a 1976 Western film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne in his final film role, about a gunfighter who spends his last days looking for a way to stop with the least pain... more
Directed by: Robert TottenHuckleberry Finn is a 1975 American television film adaptation of Mark Twain's famous boyhood novel, Huckleberry Finn. The film stars Ron Howard as the eponymous lead.... more
Directed by: Morton DaCostaThe Music Man is a 1962 musical film starring Robert Preston as Harold Hill and Shirley Jones as Marian Paroo. The film is based on the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name by Meredith Willson. The... more
Directed by: Ron HowardA Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva... more
Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby FarrellyOsmosis Jones is a 2001 live-action/animated buddy cop comedy film directed by Tom Sito and Piet Kroon for the animated segments and the Farrelly brothers for the live-action ones. Unusual in this... more
Directed by: George LucasAmerican Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin Smith,... more
Directed by: Ron HowardGrand Theft Auto is a 1977 American comedy road movie directed by Ron Howard. It was Howard's feature film directorial debut and features himself as Sam Freeman and Nancy Morgan as Paula Powers in... more
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Directed by: Ron HowardRush is a 2013 biographical sports film directed by Ron Howard. The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl).... more
Directed by: Bert I. GordonVillage of the Giants is a 1965 science-fiction/comedy movie with many elements of the beach party film genre. It was produced, directed and written by Bert I. Gordon, and based loosely on H.G.... more
Directed by: Robert TottenThe Wild Country is a film directed by Robert Totten released on December 15, 1970.... more
Directed by: Bill L. NortonMore American Graffiti is a 1979 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill L. Norton. It is a sequel to George Lucas's 1973 film American Graffiti. Whereas the first film followed a... more
Directed by: Donald WryeFire on the Mountain is a 1981 made-for-television movie adaptation of the Edward Abbey novel, Fire on the Mountain, directed by Donald Wrye and starring Buddy Ebsen as John Vogelin, Ron Howard as... more
Directed by: Ron HowardThis film is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by Dr. Seuss. It was the first Dr. Seuss... more
Directed by: Roger YoungBitter Harvest is a 1981 TV movie.... more
Directed by: Jud TaylorAct of Love is a 1980 made-for-TV film adaptation of the book Act of Love: The Killing of George Zygmanik by Judith Paige Mitchell. It was directed by Jud Taylor and written for screen by Michael De... more
Directed by: Jeff BlecknerWhen Your Lover Leaves is a film directed by Jeff Bleckner released on October 31, 1983....
Directed by: Ron HowardNight Shift is a 1982 American comedy film, one of former actor Ron Howard's earliest directorial efforts. It stars Howard's Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler along with Michael Keaton, in his first... more
Directed by: Guy HainesThe First Nudie Musical is a 1976 American motion picture directed by Mark Haggard and Bruce Kimmel.... more
Directed by: Charles B. GriffithEat My Dust! is a 1976 action film from New World Pictures starring Ron Howard.... more
Directed by: Richard FleischerThe Spikes Gang is a 1974 Mirisch Company motion picture adaptation of the Giles Tippette novel The Bank Robber. It was directed by Richard Fleischer and starred Lee Marvin, Gary Grimes, Charles... more
Directed by: Richard Schickel
Directed by: Bob SweeneyReturn to Mayberry is an American television reunion movie for the 1960s American sitcoms The Andy Griffith Show and, to an extent, Mayberry R.F.D. as well. The movie premiered on April 13, 1986, on... more
Directed by: Vincente MinnelliThe Courtship of Eddie's Father is a 1963 romantic comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Glenn Ford as a widowed father, with a young son to care for, played by Ronny Howard. It... more
Directed by: Noel BlackRon Howard and Amy Irving star in this romantic comedy about a young horse trainer who woos a woman with his lies of importance and wealth. Based on Sherwood Anderson’s classic short story. ...
Directed by: Stephen Kessler