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Although the name J.J. Abrams is practically synonymous with Star Wars nowadays, he's actually responsible for directing, writing, and producing some of the best movies of the last two decades. His career began with a bang in the '90s, and he's been bringing amazing ideas to life on the silver screen ever since. Take a look at this list of J.J. Abrams movies and you may even discover some films that you never knew he worked on. 

What are the best J.J. Abrams movies? Mission: Impossible III might top your list. Abrams tackled the third Mission Impossible movie as his first directorial debut. David Fincher was originally supposed to direct this film, but had to drop out due to another project. Tom Cruise actually called up J.J. Abrams because he had just finished binge-watching the first two seasons of Alias and wanted to work with him. Abrams accepted the job, and went on to direct this, and many other incredible films.  

You might also love Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. These thrilling intergalactic adventure movies were a huge contributing factor in selecting Abrams to direct and co-write Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He won a Saturn award for Best Director, and it's gross earnings of $467 million worldwide made it the highest-grossing entry in the Star Trek franchise.  

Other films that Abrams has worked on include Super 8, Cloverfield, Morning Glory, and Armageddon. Vote up the best J.J. Abrams films below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.
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Star Wars: Episode VII - The F... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill - Director, producer, and writer 

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder - Director and producer

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Star Trek Into Darkness is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Star Trek Into Darkness Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve - Director and producer 

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Super 8 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Super 8 Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler - Director, producer, and writer 

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner - Producer

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Cloverfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Cloverfield Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas - Producer

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Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Mission: Impossible III Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan - Director and writer. This was Abrams's directorial debut. 

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Mission: Impossible 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Mission: Impossible 5 Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Ferguson - Producer

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!0 Cloverfield Lane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
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Forever Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Forever Young Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood - Writer and executive producer. 

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Regarding Henry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Regarding Henry Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, J.J. Abrams - Writer, co-producer, and actor. Abrams played a delivery boy. 

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Joy Ride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Joy Ride Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins - Producer and writer 

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Gone Fishin' is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Movies
Gone Fishin' Willie Nelson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover - Writer