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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.

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best James Earl Jones Movies
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons Matthew Broderick

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Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best James Earl Jones Movies
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Kevin Costner

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Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson James Earl Jones

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The Hunt for Red October Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery Tim Curry

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Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones Max von Sydow

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Clear and Present Danger Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe James Earl Jones

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Patriot Games Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson James Earl Jones

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The Sandlot James Earl Jones, Denis Leary Karen Allen

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best James Earl Jones Movies
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers George C. Scott

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The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick James Earl Jones

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Jesus of Nazareth John Duttine, Claudia Cardinale Donald Pleasence

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Best of the Best James Earl Jones, Eric Roberts Louise Fletcher

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A Family Thing Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones Paula Marshall

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The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade Rob Schneider

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Fantasia 2000 Steve Martin, Bette Midler James Earl Jones

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Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins Louis C.K., James Earl Jones Martin Lawrence

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By Dawn's Early Light James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay Martin Landau

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The Great White Hope James Earl Jones, Hal Holbrook Jane Alexander

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Sneakers Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd Ben Kingsley

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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones James Earl Jones, Randy Quaid LeVar Burton

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Robots Halle Berry, Robin Williams Amanda Bynes

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Click Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken David Hasselhoff

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The Reading Room James Earl Jones, Jessica Szohr Joanna Cassidy

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Soul Man Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Earl Jones Leslie Nielsen

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Merlin Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter James Earl Jones

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Exorcist II: The Heretic James Earl Jones, Richard Burton Max von Sydow

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The Second Civil War James Earl Jones, Phil Hartman Ron Perlman

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

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Highlander James Earl Jones, Kevin McKidd Jason Connery

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Convicts Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones Lukas Haas

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

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Scary Movie 4 Charlie Sheen, Shaquille O'Neal Carmen Electra

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Judge Dredd Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane James Earl Jones

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Star Wars Holiday Special Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Hamill William Shatner

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The Last Remake of Beau Geste Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones Peter Ustinov

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Gardens of Stone James Earl Jones, James Caan Laurence Fishburne

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Matewan James Earl Jones, Chris Cooper Mary McDonnell

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Jefferson in Paris Gwyneth Paltrow, Nick Nolte James Earl Jones

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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones Richard Chamberlain

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Cry, the Beloved Country James Earl Jones, Richard Harris Charles S. Dutton

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The Sandlot 2 James Earl Jones, Karen Allen Steve Garvey

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Sommersby Jodie Foster, Richard Gere James Earl Jones

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The Flight of Dragons James Earl Jones, John Ritter Harry Morgan

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Three Fugitives Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones Martin Short