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The Best Steve Guttenberg Movies 

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

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

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Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

Released: 1984

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Police Academy is a 1984 comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson, and starring Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, and G.W. Bailey. It grossed approximately $146 million worldwide and spawned six more ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy, Austin Pendleton

Released: 1986

Directed by: John Badham

Short Circuit is a 1986 American comic science fiction film directed by John Badham, and written by S. S. Wilson and Brent Maddock. The film's plot centers upon an experimental military robot ...more

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Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg

Released: 1987

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Three Men and a Baby is a 1987 comedy film directed by Leonard Nimoy, and starring Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson and Nancy Travis. It follows the mishaps and adventures of three ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard, Brian Dennehy

Released: 1985

Directed by: Ron Howard

Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people rejuvenated by aliens. The movie stars Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Shelley Long, Jami Gertz

Released: 1990

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Don't Tell Her It's Me is a 1990 comedy film starring Shelley Long, Steve Guttenberg, and Jami Gertz. The film was directed by Malcolm Mowbray and written by Sarah Bird.
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Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Bobcat Goldthwait

Released: 1986

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Police Academy 3: Back in Training is a 1986 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris. It is the third film and the second of the six sequels of the Police Academy film series. Despite receiving ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Jason Hervey, Bubba Smith

Released: 1985

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment is a 1985 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris. It is the first of six sequels in the Police Academy series. Many actors return from the first film to ...more

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Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg

Released: 1990

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Three Men and a Little Lady is a 1990 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 1987 film Three Men and a Baby. Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson reprise the leading roles.

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Sharon Stone, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jim Drake

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol is the fourth comedy film in the Police Academy series. It was released in 1987. A group of Police Academy graduates are sent to train a group of newly ...more

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It Takes Two Kirstie Alley, Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen

Released: 1995

Directed by: Andy Tennant

It Takes Two is a 1995 film starring Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The movie title was taken from the song, "It Takes Two", by Marvin Gaye and Kim ...more
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Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin

Released: 1982

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Diner is a 1982 American comedy-drama written and directed by Barry Levinson. The film is Levinson's screen directing debut, and the first of Levinson's four "Baltimore Films" set in ...more

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Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg, Brian Dennehy

Released: 1988

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon. All of the starring actors from the first film reprised their roles in this film, although Brian ...more

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High Spirits Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly, Peter O'Toole

Released: 1988

Directed by: Neil Jordan

High Spirits is a 1988 fantasy comedy film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Steve Guttenberg, Daryl Hannah, Beverly D'Angelo, Liam Neeson and Peter O'Toole. Set in a remote Irish castle ...more

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Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg

Released: 1978

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

The Boys from Brazil is a 1978 British-American thriller film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. It stars Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier and features James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen and ...more

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John Lithgow, Steve Guttenberg, JoBeth Williams

Released: 1983

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

The Day After is a 1983 American television film that aired on November 20, 1983, on the ABC television network. It was seen by more than 100 million people during its initial broadcast. It is ...more

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James Earl Jones, Pauly Shore, Rodney Dangerfield

Released: 1997

Directed by: Sean McNamara

Casper: A Spirited Beginning is a direct-to-video and first prequel/spin-off to the 1995 film Casper, produced by Harvey Comics and Saban Entertainment and released by 20th Century Fox Home ...more
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Steve Guttenberg, Olivia d'Abo, Jay O. Sanders

Released: 1995

Directed by: Holly Goldberg Sloan

The Big Green is a 1995 Walt Disney Pictures film starring Steve Guttenberg and Olivia d'Abo, written and directed by Holly Goldberg Sloan. It also stars Bug Hall, Chauncey Leopardi, and Patrick ...more
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Steve Guttenberg, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell

Released: 2005

Directed by: John Putch

The Poseidon Adventure is a 2005 action and adventure made-for-TV film based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name. It is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name.

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Kirsten Dunst, Steve Guttenberg, Melora Hardin

Released: 1997

Directed by: D. J. MacHale

Tower of Terror is a 1997 made-for-TV supernatural thriller directed by D. J. MacHale. It is based on the theme park attraction, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, at Disney's Hollywood Studios ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Claire Danes, Holly Hunter

Released: 1995

Directed by: Jodie Foster

Home for the Holidays is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and produced by Peggy Rajski and Foster. The screenplay was by W. D. Richter based on the short story by Chris Radant. ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Missi Pyle, Annabeth Gish

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Putch

Mojave Phone Booth is an independently produced 2006 film directed by John Putch. The movie is based on a real phone booth in the Mojave Desert that once accepted incoming calls, but has since ...more
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Steve Guttenberg, Arnold Vosloo, Kathleen Quinlan

Released: 1997

Directed by: George T. Miller

Zeus and Roxanne is a 1997 family comedy/adventure film directed by George T. Miller. The film revolves around the friendship between the title characters, a dog and a dolphin, respectively. The ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Carrie Fisher, Bryan Cranston

Released: 1987

Directed by: Peter Horton, Carl Gottlieb, John Landis, Joe Dante, Robert K. Weiss

Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television. The film, featuring a large ensemble cast, ...more

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Gilbert Gottfried, Steve Guttenberg, Alan Arkin

Released: 1985

Directed by: Harvey Miller

Bad Medicine is a 1985 comedy film starring Steve Guttenberg, Alan Arkin, and Julie Hagerty. The film was written and directed by Harvey Miller, and was based on the novel Calling Dr. Horowitz, ...more
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Rollercoaster Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda, Steve Guttenberg

Released: 1977

Directed by: James Goldstone

Rollercoaster is a 1977 disaster-suspense film starring George Segal, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda and Timothy Bottoms, and directed by James Goldstone. It was one of the few films to be shown ...more

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