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The Best Brendan Fraser Movies 

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

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

This list has a variety of films, like Still Breathing and The Scout, in it.

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

Steven Spielberg and Stephen Sommers are among those who have directed Brendan Fraser at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez

Released: 1999

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

The Mummy is a 1999 American fantasy adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, and Kevin J. O'Connor, with Arnold Vosloo in ...more

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Dwayne Johnson, Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser

Released: 2001

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

The Mummy Returns, is a 2001 American fantasy adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Oded Fehr, Patricia ...more

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Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

Released: 1999

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Blast from the Past is a 1999 American romantic comedy film based on a story and directed by Hugh Wilson, and starring Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek and ...more

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Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann

Released: 1997

Directed by: Sam Weisman

George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures with Mandeville Films and originally released ...more

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Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutchersonm, Seth Meyers

Released: 2008

Directed by: Eric Brevig

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 2008 American 3-D science fantasy adventure film starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Anita Briem. It is not considered a sequel or a remake of ...more

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Elizabeth Hurley, Brendan Fraser, Frances O'Connor

Released: 2000

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Bedazzled is a 2000 fantasy-comedy film remake of the 1967 film of the same name, originally written by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, which was itself a comic retelling of the Faust legend. The ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rose McGowan, Brendan Fraser

Released: 1992

Directed by: Les Mayfield

Encino Man is a 1992 comedy film directed by Les Mayfield and starring Brendan Fraser, Sean Astin, and Pauly Shore. The plot revolves around two geeky teenagers from Encino, Los Angeles, ...more

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser

Released: 1992

Directed by: Robert Mandel

School Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris O'Donnell, Cole Hauser, Randall Batinkoff, Andrew Lowery and Anthony Rapp. ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser

Released: 2008

Directed by: Iain Softley

Inkheart is a 2008 adventure fantasy film directed by Iain Softley and starring Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, and Sienna Guillory. It is ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris

Released: 2004

Directed by: Paul Haggis

This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described ...more

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Michael Jordan, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear

Released: 2003

Directed by: Joe Dante

Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film directed by Joe Dante, written by Larry Doyle, and starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Timothy ...more

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With Honors Brendan Fraser, Joe Pesci, Patrick Dempsey

Released: 1994

Directed by: Alek Keshishian

With Honors is a 1994 comedy-drama film starring Joe Pesci and Brendan Fraser. The film was directed by Alek Keshishian, who has more famously directed music videos for Madonna and Bobby Brown.
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Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, is a 2008 American dark fantasy adventure film and is the third and final installment in the Mummy trilogy. The film stars Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria ...more

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Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi

Released: 1994

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Airheads is a 1994 American comedy film written by Rich Wilkes and directed by Michael Lehmann. It stars Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi and Adam Sandler as a band of loser musicians who stage a ...more

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Brendan Fraser, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Krakowski

Released: 1996

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Mrs. Winterbourne is a 1996 American romantic comedy/drama starring Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, and Brendan Fraser. It is loosely based on Cornell Woolrich's novel I Married a Dead Man, which ...more

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Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Released: 2009

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 American military science fiction action film based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise, with particular inspiration from the comic book and cartoon series G.I. ...more

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Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

Released: 1998

Directed by: Bill Condon

Gods and Monsters is a 1998 British-American drama film that recounts the last days of the life of troubled film director James Whale, whose experience of WWI is a central theme. It stars Ian ...more

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Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

Extraordinary Measures is a 2010 medical drama film starring Brendan Fraser, Harrison Ford, and Keri Russell. It is distributed by CBS Films and was released on January 22, 2010. It is about ...more
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Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

Released: 2002

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

The Quiet American is a 2002 film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel of the same name. It was directed by Phillip Noyce and starred Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, and Do Thi Hai ...more

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Rose McGowan, Whoopi Goldberg, Brendan Fraser

Released: 2001

Directed by: Henry Selick

Monkeybone is a 2001 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Henry Selick that combines live-action with stop-motion animation. Based on Kaja Blackley's graphic novel Dark Town, the film stars ...more
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Brendan Fraser, Lou Rawls, Joanna Going

Released: 1998

Directed by: James F. Robinson

Still Breathing is a 1998 drama feature film starring Brendan Fraser and Joanna Going. Con artist Rosalyn Willoughby in Hollywood and puppeteer Fletcher McBracken in San Antonio have the same ...more
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Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell

Released: 1995

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Brendan Fraser, Alfred Molina

Released: 1999

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Dudley Do-Right is a 1999 romantic comedy film, based on Jay Ward's Dudley Do-Right, produced by Davis Entertainment for Universal Studios. The film stars Brendan Fraser as the cartoon's title ...more
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Jessica Alba, Sofía Vergara, Sarah Jessica Parker

Released: 2013

Directed by: Callan Brunker

Escape from Planet Earth is a 2012 animated adventure comedy film written by Cory Edwards and Tony Leech and directed by Callan Brunker.
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Tiffani Thiessen, Brendan Fraser, Carla Gugino

Released: 1993

Directed by: Steve Rash

Son in Law is a 1993 American comedy film starring Pauly Shore, Carla Gugino, Lane Smith, Cindy Pickett, Tiffani Thiessen, Patrick Renna, Dan Gauthier and Dennis Burkley.

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