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Ranking All Of Director Ivan Reitman’s Movies

“What are Ivan Reitman’s Best Movies?” We looked at all of Reitman’s directed filmography and ranked them against one another to answer that very question!

We took all of the movies directed by Ivan Reitman and looked at their Rotten Tomato Critic, Rotten Tomato User, IMDB, and Letterboxd scores, ranking them against one another to see which movies came out on top. The movies are ranked in our list below based on which movies have the highest overall score between all 6 review sites in comparison with all of the other movies by the same director. The process is all very scientific with no flaws at all.

The full ranking chart is also included below the countdown on the bottom of the page.

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The Top Film’s Of Ivan Reitman

16 ) Junior

Junior Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 13
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 16
  • IMDB User Review Score: 15
  • Letterboxd User Score: 15

As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

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15 ) Cannibal Girls

Cannibal Girls Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 16
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 15
  • IMDB User Review Score: 16
  • Letterboxd User Score: 10

A young couple spend the night in a restaurant, only to find out that it is haunted by three dead women who hunger for human flesh.

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14 ) Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 15
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 14
  • IMDB User Review Score: 13
  • Letterboxd User Score: 14

After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he’s her son’s real father. Jack initially refuses. So she goes to another boyfriend, Dale, who goes off looking for Scott. Eventually the two men meet and realize that they are looking for the same boy and that Collette told them they are the boy’s father. What follows is a mad chase, cause the boy doesn’t want to go back.

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13 ) My Super Ex-Girlfriend

My Super Ex-Girlfriend Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 11
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 13
  • IMDB User Review Score: 13
  • Letterboxd User Score: 16

When New York architect Matt Saunders dumps his new girlfriend Jenny Johnson – a smart, sexy and reluctant superhero known as G-Girl – she uses her powers to make his life a living hell!

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12 ) Six Days Seven Nights

Six Days Seven Nights Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 13
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 11
  • IMDB User Review Score: 12
  • Letterboxd User Score: 13

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they’re forced to team up to escape from the island — and some pirates who want their heads.

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10 ) Twins

Twins Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 12
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 10
  • IMDB User Review Score: 10
  • Letterboxd User Score: 8

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage while Julius is taken to a south seas island and raised by philosophers. Vincent becomes the ultimate low life and is about to be killed by loan sharks.

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10 ) Legal Eagles

Legal Eagles Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 9
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 12
  • IMDB User Review Score: 11
  • Letterboxd User Score: 8

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea’s crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge.

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9 ) Evolution

Evolution Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 9
  • IMDB User Review Score: 8
  • Letterboxd User Score: 10

A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term “survival of the fittest.” David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the only people standing between the aliens and world domination… which could be bad news for the Earth.

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8 ) No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 12

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?

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7 ) Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • IMDB User Review Score: 8
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man’s young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous moppets whose antics try his patience and test his mettle, Kimble may have met his match … in more ways than one.

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6 ) Meatballs

Meatballs Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 6
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 5

Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he’s young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy, a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As Tripper inspires his young charges to defeat rival Camp Mohawk in the annual Olympiad competition, Rudy plays matchmaker between Tripper and Roxanne, a female counselor at Northstar.

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5 ) Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 6
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 5
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.

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4 ) Draft Day

Draft Day Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 4
  • IMDB User Review Score: 3
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

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3 ) Dave

Dave Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 2
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 3
  • IMDB User Review Score: 3
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an official luncheon, the Secret Service hires Dave to stand in for him. Unfortunately, Mitchell suffers a severe stroke whilst having sex with one of his aides, and Dave finds himself stuck in the role indefinitely. The corrupt and manipulative Chief of Staff, Bob Alexander, plans to use Dave to elevate himself to the White House – but unfortunately, he doesn’t count on Dave enjoying himself in office, using his luck to make the country a better place, and falling in love with the beautiful First Lady…

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2 ) Stripes

Stripes Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 3
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 2

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

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1 ) Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 1
  • IMDB User Review Score: 1
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting “ghostbusters” who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

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Ivan Reitman’s Best Movies

Ivan Reitman Review Website Filmography Rankings

Film RT Critic RT User IMDB Letterboxd Overal Rank
Ghostbusters 1 1 1 1 1
Stripes 3 2 2 2 2
Dave 2 3 3 3 3
Draft Day 5 4 3 6 4
Ghostbusters II 6 5 5 4 5
Meatballs 4 6 6 5 6
Kindergarten Cop 7 7 8 6 7
No Strings Attached 8 7 6 12 8
Evolution 10 9 8 10 9
Twins 12 10 10 8 10
Legal Eagles 9 12 11 8 10
Six Days Seven Nights 13 11 12 13 12
My Super Ex-Girlfriend 11 13 13 16 13
Fathers’ Day 15 14 13 14 14
Cannibal Girls 16 15 16 10 15
Junior 13 16 15 15 16