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The Best Tony Danza Movies

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from I'm from Hollywood to Noah.

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    Angels in the Outfield

    Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released1994

    Directed byWilliam Dear

    Angels in the Outfield is a 1994 remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The film stars Danny Glover, Tony Danza and Christopher Lloyd, and features several future stars, including Joseph...  more

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    #146 of 375 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime#458 of 1,141 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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    She's Out of Control

    Matthew Perry, Tony Danza

    Released1989

    Directed byStan Dragoti

    She's Out of Control is an independent American 1989 coming of age comedy film starring Tony Danza, Ami Dolenz and Catherine Hicks. The original music score was composed by Alan Silvestri. The film...  more
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    Crash

    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Haggis

    This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described "passion piece"...  more

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    #172 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#1202 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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    Deadly Whispers

    Tony Danza, Ving Rhames

    Released1995

    Directed byBill L. Norton

    Deadly Whispers is a crime thriller film written by Ted Schwarz and Dennis Turner, and directed by Bill L. Norton....  more
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    The Hollywood Knights

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Fran Drescher

    Released1980

    Directed byFloyd Mutrux

    The Hollywood Knights is an American motion picture comedy written and directed by Floyd Mutrux depicting the crass and mischievous antics and practical jokes of the remaining members of a 1950s-era...  more

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    #506 of 924 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#251 of 305 The Funniest '80s Movies

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    12 Angry Men

    Jack Lemmon, James Gandolfini

    Released1997

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    12 Angry Men is a 1997 television film directed by William Friedkin, adapted from the Reginald Rose teleplay of the same title. It is a remake of the film of 1957....  more
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    Don Jon

    Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway

    Released2013

    Directed byJoseph Gordon-Levitt

    Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Produced by Ram Bergman and Nicolas Chartier, the film stars Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, and...  more

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    #111 of 126 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time#29 of 131 The Most Awkward Movies to Watch with Your Parents

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    Cannonball Run II

    Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds

    Released1984

    Directed byHal Needham

    Cannonball Run II is a 1984 American comedy film featuring Burt Reynolds and an all-star cast, released by Warner Bros. and Golden Harvest. Like the original Cannonball Run, it is a set around an...  more
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    Going Ape!

    Danny DeVito, Tony Danza

    Released1981

    Directed byJeremy Joe Kronsberg

    Going Ape! is a 1981 comedy film directed by Jeremy Joe Kronsberg and produced by Paramount Pictures. The original music score was composed by Elmer Bernstein. This film starred Tony Danza as Foster,...  more
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    The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone

    Tony Danza, William Forsythe

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Quattrochi

    The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone is a 2009 drama film. The film was directed by James Quattrochi and stars Tony Luke, Jr., Tony Danza, and William Forsythe....  more
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    Stealing Christmas

    Betty White, Lea Thompson

    Released2003

    Directed byGregg Champion

    Stealing Christmas is an American television film starring Tony Danza and Lea Thompson. It premiered on USA Network in 2003. As of 2009, it was shown in the 25 Days of Christmas programming block on...  more
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    The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon

    Tony Danza, Jessica Tuck

    Released1998

    Directed byTim Kelleher

    The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon is a 1998 television movie starring Tony Danza from Walt Disney Pictures....  more
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    Noah

    Tony Danza, Wallace Shawn

    Released1998

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    Disney's Noah is a 1998 made-for-television film that was directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie premiered on October 11, 1998 and stars Tony Danza as a modern day carpenter tasked with building an ark....  more
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    Love to Kill

    Emily Procter, Tony Danza

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Bruce

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    Meet Wally Sparks

    Burt Reynolds, Jay Leno

    Released1997

    Directed byPeter Baldwin

    Meet Wally Sparks is a comedy film released in 1997 by Trimark Pictures. It stars Rodney Dangerfield, who cowrote the script, and was directed by Peter Baldwin....  more
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    Housecoat 3

    Alyssa Milano, Steve Guttenberg

    Released1987

    Directed byEd Williams

    Housecoat 3 is a 1987 American romantic comedy directed by Ed Williams starring Laney Reese, Christopher Hewett, and Charlotte Rae. It also features notable appearances by Tony Danza and Alyssa...  more
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    A Brooklyn State of Mind

    Jennifer Esposito, Maria Grazia Cucinotta

    Released1997

    Directed byFrank Rainone

    A Brooklyn State of Mind is a 1997 film directed by Frank Rainone....  more
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    Released1991

    Directed byPeter Markle

    Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace is a 1991 mystery and action TV movie written by Eric Pooleyand Dick Beebe and directed by Peter Markle....  more
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    Aftermath

    Anthony Michael Hall, Tony Danza

    Released2013

    Directed byThomas Farone

    Aftermath is a 2013 crime thriller film written and directed by Thomas Farone....  more
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    I'm from Hollywood

    Jerry Lawler, Tony Danza

    Released1989

    I'm from Hollywood is a 1989 comedy documentary film about the adventures of late performance artist Andy Kaufman in the world of professional wrestling. The film includes interviews with Taxi...  more
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    Glam

    Tony Danza, Jon Cryer

    Released1997

    Directed byJosh Evans

    Glam is a 1997 Drama film directed by Josh Evans....