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All the 'Men in Black' Movies, Ranked Best to Worst  

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These are the best Men in Black movies the franchise has to offer. Agents of the MIB have been thrilling audiences for over two decades now. All the Men in Black movies are considered to be classics or memorable at the very least. That being said, one of them has to be the best of the Men in Black franchise. Will it be the original Men in Black movie that first came out in 1997 or maybe one of the follow-ups such as Men in Black: International that will make it to the top of the list? You can help decide with your votes.

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Men in Black movies are there? Look below to see all the films featuring your favorite MIB agents listed in order of popularity so new fans will know what to watch first. They are also listed with the years they were released so you can choose to watch them in chronological order as well.

Your votes will help determine the best movies in the Men in Black franchise. Vote up the movies you loved and vote down the ones you didn't like to ensure the right film makes it to the top of the list.

Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All the 'Men in Black' Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Sony Pictures Releasing

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Worldwide Gross: $589.4 million

Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film was based on Lowell Cunningham's The Men in Black comic book series, originally published by Marvel and Malibu Comics, with a plot following two agents of a secret organization called Men in Black who supervise extraterrestrial lifeforms who live on Earth and hide their existence from ordinary humans. The film featured the creature effects and makeup of Rick Baker and visual effects by Industrial Light & Magic. The film was released on July 2, 1997, by Columbia Pictures and grossed $589,390,539 ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg, Danny DeVito, Tommy Lee Jones, + more

Released: 1997

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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Men in Black 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All the 'Men in Black' Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Sony Pictures Releasing

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 68%

Worldwide Gross: $624 million

Men in Black 3 is a 2012 American 3D comic science fiction-action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin. It is the third installment in the Men in Black film series based on Lowell Cunningham's The Men in Black comic book series published by Marvel and Malibu Comics. It was released fifteen years after the original Men in Black and ten years after the first sequel Men in Black II. Sonnenfeld and Steven Spielberg returned as director and executive producer, respectively. Men in Black 3 received generally positive reviews from critics and became a box-office success with a worldwide gross of over $624 million. Before adjusting for ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith, Nicole Scherzinger, Emma Thompson, + more

Released: 2012

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All the 'Men in Black' Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Sony Pictures Releasing

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 39%

Worldwide Gross: $441.8 million

Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, Tony Shalhoub and Rip Torn. The film is a sequel to the 1997 film Men in Black and was followed by Men in Black 3, released in 2012. This series of films is based on the Malibu / Marvel comic book series The Men in Black by Lowell Cunningham. A video game partly based on the film was released in 2002 titled Men in Black II: Alien Escape. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Tommy Lee Jones, Martha Stewart, + more

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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Men in Black International is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All the 'Men in Black' Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Sony Pictures Releasing

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 22%

Worldwide Gross: $220.1 million

Men in Black International is a 2019 American science fiction action comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray, and a spin-off film in the Men in Black film series, based on the Malibu Marvel Comics series by Lowell Cunningham. Rookie MIB agent, Agent M (Tessa Thompson), is partnered with veteran Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) as they protect the world from aliens, while trying to figure the mole within their organization. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall, + more

Released: 2019

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

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