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This list of the best Jack Black movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. The role of Barry in High Fidelity, which is considered one of Jack Black's breakout roles, was written specifically for the Tenacious D musician as John Cusack and his fellow screenwriters were a fan of Black's music and humor. Jack Black's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jack Black movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jack Black movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jack Black movies?" and "What are the greatest Jack Black roles of all time?" The greatest Jack Black performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like School of Rock and Tropic Thunder appear on this Jack Black filmography, as well as Black's old, new and forgotten movies (he even appeared in Waterworld!) If you think the best Jack Black role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become first in the rankings.

If you are a fan of actors who rock, you might also enjoy our list of best Michael Cera movies and best Ben Stiller movies.

Tim Burton and Peter Jackson have both worked with Jack Black over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Jack Black have also been known to enjoy films starring Seth Rogen and Ben Stiller.

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School of Rock Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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Nacho Libre Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare

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Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.

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Shallow Hal Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, Dolph Ziggler

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Kung Fu Panda 2 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Ice Age Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski

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King Kong Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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Goosebumps R.L Stine, Jack Black, Odeya Rush

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Bernie Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jack Black Movies
High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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The Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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Gulliver's Travels Emily Blunt, Jack Black, Amanda Peet

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Year One Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd

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Be Kind Rewind Sigourney Weaver, Jack Black, Mos Def

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Shark Tale Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith

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Saving Silverman Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Neil Diamond

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Orange County Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

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Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black

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The Cable Guy Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

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The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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Enemy of the State Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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The Big Year Rashida Jones, Steve Martin, Jack Black

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Mars Attacks! Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Kristen Wiig, Jack Black, Odette Annable

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Envy Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller

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Bio-Dome Rose McGowan, Kylie Minogue, Jack Black

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Demolition Man Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black

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Cradle Will Rock Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jack Black Movies
Waterworld Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper

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The NeverEnding Story III Jack Black, Tony Robinson, Freddie Jones

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Secrets of the Furious Five Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black, David Cross

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D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary Jack Black, Kyle Gass

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Dead Man Walking Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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The Love Letter Ellen DeGeneres, Jack Black, Tom Selleck

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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood

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The Jackal Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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Yo Gabba Gabba: Circus Jack Black, Lance Robertson

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The Fan Robert De Niro, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin

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Airborne Jack Black, Seth Green, Alanna Ubach

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Bailout Jack Black

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Bongwater Jack Black, Brittany Murphy, Andy Dick

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Run Ronnie Run Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller, Rebecca Romijn

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Jesus' Son Jack Black, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper

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Margot at the Wedding Nicole Kidman, Jack Black, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt

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Prop 8: The Musical Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Black, Lake Bell