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Best James Earl Jones Movies

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List of the best James Earl Jones movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Earl Jones'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 James Earl Jones movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Earl Jones movies will be at the top of the list. James Earl Jones has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Earl Jones movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Earl Jones films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best James Earl Jones role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Earl Jones performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This is a list that includes films like Best of the Best and Convicts.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Earl Jones movies?" and "What are the greatest James Earl Jones roles of all time?"


Notable directors that have worked with James Earl Jones include names like George Lucas, Stanley Kubrick and Dennis Dugan. Is James Earl Jones your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Matthew Broderick and Laurence Fishburne films lists too.


Best James Earl Jones Movies Films
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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow

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    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry

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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

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    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    James Earl Jones, Eric Roberts, Louise Fletcher

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    Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Paula Marshall

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    John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Pleasence Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider

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    Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones

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    James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Landau

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    Louis C.K., James Earl Jones, Martin Lawrence

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    James Earl Jones, Randy Quaid, LeVar Burton

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    Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley

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    Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

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    James Earl Jones, Hal Holbrook, Jane Alexander

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    Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Amanda Bynes

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    James Earl Jones, Jessica Szohr, Joanna Cassidy

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    Steve Martin, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones

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    Charlie Sheen, Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Don Cheadle

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    Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones, Peter Ustinov

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Hamill, William Shatner

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    James Earl Jones, Chris Cooper, Mary McDonnell

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones

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    Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, James Earl Jones

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    Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

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    Jack and the Beanstalk Chloë Grace Moretz, Chevy Chase, Christopher Lloyd

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    James Earl Jones, Kevin McKidd, Jason Connery

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    Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, James Earl Jones

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    Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Richard Chamberlain

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    James Earl Jones, James Caan, Laurence Fishburne

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Earl Jones, Leslie Nielsen

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    James Earl Jones, Phil Hartman, Ron Perlman

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    The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story James Earl Jones, Cissy Houston, Mary Alice

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    Convicts Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Lukas Haas

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    Paul Robeson: James Earl Jones One-Man Show James Earl Jones

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    James Earl Jones, John Ritter, Harry Morgan

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    Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones, Martin Short

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    James Earl Jones, Richard Harris, Charles S. Dutton

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    James Earl Jones, Burgess Meredith, Jack Benny

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    James Earl Jones, Anjelica Huston, Robert Shaw

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