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List of the best James Spader movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. In recent years, James Spader has found success on TV series like Boston Legal, The Office and The Blacklist, but his filmography is also full of interesting work. James Spader'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 Spader movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Spader movies will be at the top of the list. James Spader has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Spader movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Spader films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list below has a variety of films, like Sex, Lies, and Videotape and Pretty in Pink, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Spader movies?" and "What are the greatest James Spader roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Spader's early work, you might also enjoy our list of best Andrew McCarthy movies and best Robert Downey, Jr. movies.

James Spader is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, David Cronenberg and Steven Soderbergh. Is James Spader your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Mandy Patinkin and Timothy Olyphant films lists too.

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape Andie MacDowell, James Spader Laura San Giacomo

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Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon Molly Ringwald

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Stargate Kurt Russell, James Spader Djimon Hounsou

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Less Than Zero Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr. James Spader

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Wall Street Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas Martin Sheen

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Mannequin Kim Cattrall, James Spader Andrew McCarthy

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Tuff Turf Robert Downey Jr., James Spader Kim Richards

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Dream Lover James Spader, M├Ądchen Amick Larry Miller

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True Colors John Cusack, James Spader Mandy Patinkin

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Lincoln Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis Sally Field

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2 Days in the Valley Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher James Spader

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Wolf Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer Christopher Plummer

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The Watcher Keanu Reeves, Marisa Tomei James Spader

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Jack's Back James Spader, Cynthia Gibb Robert Picardo

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Baby Boom Diane Keaton, James Spader Harold Ramis

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The Stickup James Spader, Robert Miano David Keith

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Supernova Angela Bassett, James Spader Robin Tunney

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I Witness Portia de Rossi, James Spader Jeff Daniels

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Driftwood James Spader, Anna Massey Anne Brochet

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The Pentagon Papers Paul Giamatti, James Spader Claire Forlani

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Storyville James Spader, Piper Laurie Jason Robards Jr.

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Endless Love Tom Cruise, Brooke Shields James Spader

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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black Helen Hunt

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Speaking of Sex Bill Murray, James Spader Megan Mullally

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Curtain Call Michael Caine, Maggie Smith James Spader

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The New Kids James Spader, Lori Loughlin Eric Stoltz

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Alien Hunter James Spader, Carl Lewis Joel Polis

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Critical Care Helen Mirren, James Spader Anne Bancroft

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Curtain Call Alan Mowbray, Donald MacBride John Archer

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Family Secrets James Spader, Melissa Gilbert Stefanie Powers

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Shadow of Fear Lacey Chabert, James Spader Robin Tunney

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Starcrossed James Spader, Clark Johnson Jacqueline Brookes

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The Music of Chance James Spader, Mandy Patinkin Charles Durning

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Cocaine: One Man's Seduction James Spader, Jeffrey Tambor Dennis Weaver

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The Rachel Papers James Spader, Michael Gambon Jared Harris

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Slow Burn Josh Brolin, James Spader Minnie Driver

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Keys to Tulsa Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore James Spader

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By Virtue Fall Carla Gugino, Eric Bana Connie Britton

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Shorts Kat Dennings, James Spader William H. Macy

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Team Mates James Spader, Estelle Getty