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The Best Spike Jonze Movies

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

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

Examples include Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life and To Die by Your Side.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Spike Jonze movies?" and "What are the greatest Spike Jonze roles of all time?"


  • The Game
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    The Game is a 1997 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn, and produced by Propaganda Films and PolyGram Filmed Entertainment. It tells the story of a wealthy investment banker who is given a mysterious gift: participation in a game that integrates in strange ways with his everyday life. As the lines between the banker's real life and the game become more uncertain, hints of a large conspiracy become apparent. The Game was well received by critics like Roger Ebert and major periodicals like The New York Times, but had middling box-office returns compared to the success of Fincher's previous film, Se7en. The scene in which protagonist... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze, Carroll Baker, James Rebhorn
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: David Fincher, Pedro Coutinho
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  • Three Kings
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    Three Kings is a 1999 satirical comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a men taking gold that takes place during the 1991 Iraqi uprising against Saddam Hussein. The film stars George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, and Spike Jonze.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Judy Greer, Spike Jonze
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: David O. Russell
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  • Jackass Number Two
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    Jackass Number Two is a 2006 American reality comedy film. It is the sequel to Jackass: The Movie, both based upon the MTV series Jackass. Like its predecessor and the original TV show, the film is a compilation of stunts, pranks and skits. The film stars the regular Jackass cast of Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O, Ryan Dunn, Dave England, Jason "Wee Man" Acuña, Preston Lacy and Ehren McGhehey. Everyone depicted in the film plays as themselves. All nine main cast members from the first film returned for the sequel. The film was directed by Jeff Tremaine, who also directed Jackass: The Movie and produced Jackass. The film was produced by Dickhouse Productions and MTV... more on Wikipedia
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Jeff Tremaine
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  • Torrance Rises
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    Torrance Rises is a 1999 mockumentary directed by and starring Spike Jonze. The film is based on a dance group in Torrance, California, and traces their journey to the MTV Video Music Awards presentation. The music video for Fatboy Slim's 1999 song "Praise You", also directed by Jonze, features a street performance by this group. Torrance Rises also appears in the compilation The Work Of Director Spike Jonze.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Madonna, Will Smith, Chris Rock, Janeane Garofalo, Fatboy Slim
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Spike Jonze, Lance Bangs
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