Best Movies of Dan Aykroyd

Ghostbusters (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 194 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $229.24M

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.


Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $106.59M

An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.


Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $28.01M

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.


Trading Places (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $90.40M

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.


The Blues Brothers (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $54.20M

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.


The House of Mirth (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $3.04M

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.


Ghostbusters II (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $112.49M

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.


Get on Up (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $30.51M

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.


My Girl (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $59.85M

A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.


Bright Young Things (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $0.93M

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.


I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 116 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $119.68M

Two straight, single Brooklyn firefighters pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits.


Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 113 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: $29.50M

Lead Role: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath, | Director:

Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series.


1941 (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 97 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: null

Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.


Spies Like Us (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 91 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 22 | Earnings: $60.10M

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.


Diamonds (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 87 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 33 | Earnings: $0.08M

Mystery about an ex-prizefighter who embarks on a journey to find 13 missing diamonds.


Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 82 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 25 | Earnings: $8.46M

Shortly after a tornado rips through her Kansas home, Dorothy returns to Oz to save her friends from a villainous jester.


Yogi Bear (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 82 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $100.17M

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.


Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 22 | Earnings: $73.70M

With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.


Sneakers (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $51.43M

A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.


The Great Outdoors (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $41.46M

A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in.



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