Best David Paymer movies

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Best David Paymer movies
Today we present the best David Paymer 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 David Paymer:

TOP 25:
Airplane II: The Sequel
Airplane II: The Sequel
David Paymer as: Court Photographer
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1982
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Hagerty movies?

TOP 24:
The Sixth Man
The Sixth Man
Original Title: The 6th Man
David Paymer as: Coach Pederson
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1997
Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. Some time later, Antoine returns as a ghost and helps Kenny in game and in life, but Kenny changes in the process and doesn't quite like it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kadeem Hardison movies?


TOP 23:
Spartan
Spartan
David Paymer as: TV News Anchor (uncredited)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 2004
U.S. government agent Scott is assigned to rescue the daughter of a high-ranking government official. As willing as he is to bend the rules to get things done, though, Scott is shocked to find that others are willing to go even further to protect a political career.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Derek Luke movies?

TOP 22:
Mighty Joe Young
Mighty Joe Young
David Paymer as: Harry Ruben
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release: 1998
As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marguerite Moreau movies?

TOP 21:
Resurrecting the Champ
Resurrecting the Champ
David Paymer as: Whitley
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Josh Hartnett movies?


TOP 20:
Redbelt
Redbelt
David Paymer as: Richard
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes Mike's car and then, after an odd sequence of events, shoots out the studio's window. Later that evening, Mike rescues an action movie star in a fistfight at a bar. In return, the actor befriends Mike, gives him a gift, offers him work on his newest film, and introduces Mike's wife to his own - the women initiate business dealings. Then, things go sour all at once, Mike's debts mount, and going into the ring may be his only option.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Max Martini movies?

TOP 19:
Drag Me to Hell
Drag Me to Hell
David Paymer as: Mr. Jacks
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 2009
After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. Her only hope seems to lie in a psychic who claims he can help her lift the curse and keep her soul from being dragged straight to hell.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bonnie Aarons movies?

TOP 18:
State and Main
State and Main
David Paymer as: Marty Rossen
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2000
A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charles Durning movies?


TOP 17:
City Slickers
City Slickers
David Paymer as: Ira Shalowitz
Genre: Comedy, Western
Release: 1991
Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Crystal movies?

TOP 16:
School of Life
School of Life
David Paymer as: Matt Warner
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 2005
At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of carrying the legacy falls into the hands of Matt Warner, the son of the late Norman Warner who has always lived in the shadow of his father.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Harmon movies?

TOP 15:

Get Shorty

Get Shorty
David Paymer as: Leo Devoe
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1995
Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny DeVito movies?


TOP 14:

The American President

The American President
David Paymer as: Leon Kodak
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael J. Fox movies?

TOP 13:

Mumford

Mumford
David Paymer as: Dr. Ernest Delbanco
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Holt McCallany movies?

TOP 12:

Night of the Creeps

Night of the Creeps
David Paymer as: Young Scientist
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1986
In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

TOP 11:

Ocean's Thirteen

Ocean's Thirteen
David Paymer as: V.U.P.
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2007
Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring down Willy Bank along with everything he's got. Even if it means asking for help from an enemy.


TOP 10:

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Where'd You Go, Bernadette
David Paymer as: Jay Ross
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Mystery
Release: 2019
When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.

TOP 9:

The In-Laws

The In-Laws
David Paymer as: Cabbie
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Release: 1979
In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures from New York to Central America.

TOP 8:

Payback

Payback
David Paymer as: Arthur Stegman
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Release: 1999
With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

TOP 7:

Nixon

Nixon
David Paymer as: Ron Ziegler
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 1995
A look at President Richard M. Nixon—a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands from within—spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking Watergate scandal that would end his Presidency.

TOP 6:

Heart and Souls

Heart and Souls
David Paymer as: Hal the Bus Driver
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1993
A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.


TOP 5:

Amistad

Amistad
David Paymer as: Secretary John Forsyth
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Release: 1997
In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

TOP 4:

No Way Out

No Way Out
David Paymer as: Computer Technician
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1987
Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, Farrell is put in charge of the murder investigation. He begins to uncover shocking clues about the case, but when details of his encounter with Susan surface, he becomes a suspect as well.

TOP 3:

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Searching for Bobby Fischer
David Paymer as: Kalev
Genre: Drama
Release: 1993
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

TOP 2:

Quiz Show

Quiz Show
David Paymer as: Dan Enright
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 1994
Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that 'Twenty-One', a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

TOP 1:

The Hurricane

The Hurricane
David Paymer as: Myron Bedlock
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.



If you like the best David Paymer movies, then you will also like the best Dan Hedaya movies, where many of their films coincide.