Best Darren McGavin movies

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Best Darren McGavin movies
Today we present the best Darren McGavin movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Darren McGavin:

TOP 15:

Captain America

Captain America
Darren McGavin as: General Fleming
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, War
Release: 1990
During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen until the 1990s. He reawakens to find that the Red Skull has changed identities and is now planning to kidnap the President of the United States.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ronny Cox movies?

TOP 14:

Hangar 18

Hangar 18
Darren McGavin as: Harry Forbes
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1980
During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. The UFO is brought to the secret hangar 18 and the accident is claimed to incompetence of the astronauts Bancroff and Price. But the two fight against this and try to hunt down the UFO.


TOP 13:

Airport '77

Airport '77
Darren McGavin as: Stan Buchek
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1977
Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a small hole at the front is flooding the plane and 2 daring rescues must be put into action because everyone is trapped 200 feet underwater.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kathleen Quinlan movies?

TOP 12:

Raw Deal

Raw Deal
Darren McGavin as: Chief Harry Shannon
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1986
Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovina is taken down. To accomplish this, he must go undercover and join Patrovina's gang.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joe Regalbuto movies?

TOP 11:

Billy Madison

Billy Madison
Darren McGavin as: Brian Madison
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it takes to run the family business.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Norm Macdonald movies?


TOP 10:

Dead Heat

Dead Heat
Darren McGavin as: Dr. Ernest McNab
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1988
LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Keye Luke movies?

TOP 9:

Turk 182!

Turk 182!
Darren McGavin as: Det. Kowalski
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1985
After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the corrupt politician instead denounces Terry as a drunk. Determined to get justice, Terry begins a graffiti campaign of embarrassing slogans mocking the mayor, which soon captivates the city.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kim Cattrall movies?

TOP 8:

From the Hip

From the Hip
Darren McGavin as: Craig Duncan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1987
Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is appearantly guilty of murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth Perkins movies?


TOP 7:

The Six Million Dollar Man

The Six Million Dollar Man
Darren McGavin as: Oliver Spencer
Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, TV Movie
Release: 1973
Colonel Steve Austin, astronaut and test pilot, is badly injured when he crashes while testing an experimental aircraft. A covert government agency (OSI) is willing to pay for special prosthetics to replace the eye, arm and both legs he lost in the crash. Highly advanced technology (Bionics) built into them will make him faster, stronger and better than normal. In return they want him to become a covert agent for the OSI. It will cost $6,000,000 to rebuild Steve Austin.

TOP 6:

The Night Strangler

The Night Strangler
Darren McGavin as: Carl Kolchak
Genre: TV Movie, Horror, Mystery, Crime
Release: 1973
After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a killer kills a certain number of people, drains them of their blood and then disappears into the night. Kolchak is on his trail, but can he stop him?

TOP 5:

The Natural

The Natural
Darren McGavin as: Gus Sands (uncredited)
Genre: Drama
Release: 1984
An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Madsen movies?


TOP 4:

Summertime

Summertime
Darren McGavin as: Eddie Yaeger
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1955
Middle-aged Ohio secretary Jane Hudson has never found love and has nearly resigned herself to spending the rest of her life alone. But before she does, she uses her savings to finance a summer in romantic Venice, where she finally meets the man of her dreams, the elegant Renato Di Rossi. But when she learns that her new paramour is leading a double life, she must decide whether her happiness can come at the expense of others.

TOP 3:

The Man with the Golden Arm

The Man with the Golden Arm
Darren McGavin as: Louie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1955
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.

TOP 2:

The Night Stalker

The Night Stalker
Darren McGavin as: Carl Kolchak
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Thriller, TV Movie
Release: 1972
Wisecracking reporter Carl Kolchak investigates a string of gruesome murders in Las Vegas. It seems that each victim has been bitten in the neck and drained of all their blood. Kolchak is sure that it is a vampire. He's hot on the trail, but nobody believes him. His editor thinks he's nuts and the police think he's a hindrance in the investigation, so Kolchak takes matters into his own hand.

TOP 1:

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story
Darren McGavin as: The Old Man (Mr. Parker)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1983
The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.



If you like the best Darren McGavin movies, then you will also like the best Ronny Cox movies, where many of their films coincide.