Best Leslie Nielsen movies

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Best Leslie Nielsen movies
We present our ranking of the best Leslie Nielsen movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Leslie Nielsen.

TOP 25:
Surf Ninjas
Surf Ninjas
Leslie Nielsen as: Colonel Chi
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release: 1993
Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance are magically-induced martial arts prowess. Using their new powers they act to overthrow the island's current dictator, a despotic madman.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kelly Hu movies?

TOP 24:
Repossessed
Repossessed
Leslie Nielsen as: Father Jebedaiah Mayii
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Release: 1990
It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess her! With Father Mayii unwilling to help, Father Luke Brophy tries his best to help Nancy, even when TV's Ernest Weller plans to air the exorcism live on TV.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Strain movies?


TOP 23:
Superhero Movie
Superhero Movie
Leslie Nielsen as: Uncle Albert Adams
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2008
The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sara Paxton movies?

TOP 22:
Spy Hard
Spy Hard
Leslie Nielsen as: Dick Steele
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1996
The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with Veronique Ukrinsky, a KGB agent whose father designed the chip. Together they try to locate the evil mastermind's headquarters, where Veronique's father and several other hostages are being held.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pat Morita movies?

TOP 21:
Day of the Animals
Day of the Animals
Leslie Nielsen as: Paul Jenson
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1977
The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.


TOP 20:
Soul Man
Soul Man
Leslie Nielsen as: Mr. Dunbar
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1986
A caucasian prospective grad student's affluent family won't pay his way through law school, so he takes tanning pills to darken his skin in order to qualify for an African-American scholarship at Harvard. He soon gets more than he bargained for, as he begins to learn what life is really like for blacks in America.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best C. Thomas Howell movies?

TOP 19:
Scary Movie 4
Scary Movie 4
Leslie Nielsen as: Präs. Baxter Harris
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2006
Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carmen Electra movies?

TOP 18:
Santa Who?
Santa Who?
Leslie Nielsen as: Santa Claus
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2000
Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.


TOP 17:
Prom Night
Prom Night
Leslie Nielsen as: Mr. Hammond
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1980
This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, but when they start being murdered, one by one, it's clear that someone knows the truth. Also coping with the past are members of the dead girl's family, most notably her prom-queen sister, Kim Hammond (Jamie Lee Curtis).
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cynthia Preston movies?

TOP 16:
Rent-a-Kid
Rent-a-Kid
Leslie Nielsen as: Harry Haber
Genre: Comedy, Family, TV Movie
Release: 1995
Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Amanda Tapping movies?

TOP 15:

All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas
Original Title: All I Want For Christmas
Leslie Nielsen as: Santa
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1991
Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thora Birch movies?


TOP 14:

Wrongfully Accused

Wrongfully Accused
Leslie Nielsen as: Ryan Harrison
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1998
Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he manages to flee while being transferred to his execution site. Now, all the world is after him as he stumbles from one unfortunate incident to the next in order to prove himself innocent - by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man...

TOP 13:

Scary Movie 3

Scary Movie 3
Leslie Nielsen as: President Baxter Harris
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2003
In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Doron Bell movies?

TOP 12:

Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Leslie Nielsen as: Count Dracula
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Release: 1995
When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Professor Van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the Count.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maud Winchester movies?

TOP 11:

Airplane II: The Sequel

Airplane II: The Sequel
Leslie Nielsen as: Dr. Rumack (archive footage)
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 David Paymer movies?


TOP 10:

The Reluctant Astronaut

The Reluctant Astronaut
Leslie Nielsen as: Major Fred Gifford
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Release: 1967
Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is a janitor, not an astronaut. Anxious to live up to the expectations of his domineering father, Roy manages to keep up a facade of being an astronaut to his family and friends. When NASA decides to launch a lay person into space to prove the worthiness of a new automated spacecraft, Roy gets the chance to confront his fears.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeanette Nolan movies?

TOP 9:

Music Within

Music Within
Leslie Nielsen as: Bill Austin
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2007
After a confrontation with one of his idols dashes his dreams of studying public speaking in college, Richard Pimentel joins the Army and ships off to Vietnam. During his service, Richard loses nearly all of his hearing. Joining a new circle of friends, including a man with cerebral palsy and an alcoholic war veteran, Richard discovers his gift for motivational speaking and becomes an advocate for people with disabilities.

TOP 8:

Nuts

Nuts
Leslie Nielsen as: Allen Green
Genre: Drama
Release: 1987
A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is very disruptive during her court hearings.

TOP 7:

Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult

Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult
Leslie Nielsen as: Lt. Frank Drebin
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1994
Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's problems. A host of celebrities at the Academy awards ceremony are humiliated by Frank as he blunders his way trying to foil Rocco.

TOP 6:

Creepshow

Creepshow
Leslie Nielsen as: Richard Vickers (segment "Something To Tide You Over")
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Release: 1982
Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.


TOP 5:

The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
Leslie Nielsen as: Frank Drebin
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1991
Bumbling cop Frank Drebin is out to foil the big boys in the energy industry, who intend to suppress technology that will put them out of business.

TOP 4:

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Leslie Nielsen as: Lt. Frank Drebin
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1988
When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.

TOP 3:

Airplane!

Airplane!
Leslie Nielsen as: Dr. Rumack
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1980
Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

TOP 2:

The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure
Leslie Nielsen as: Captain Harrison
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 1972
The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.

TOP 1:

Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet
Leslie Nielsen as: Commander John J. Adams
Genre: Science Fiction
Release: 1956
Captain Adams and the crew of the Starship C57D travel to planet Altair 4 in search of the spaceship "Bellerophon" that has been missing for 20 years. To their surprise, they are expected.



If you like the best Leslie Nielsen movies, then you will also like the best Pamela Anderson movies, where many of their films coincide.