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The Best Bruce Campbell Movies

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

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

Items here include everything from Bruce Campbell's filmography from Army of Darkness to Spider-Man.

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

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    Army of Darkness

    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell

    Released1992

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Army of Darkness is a 1992 American dark fantasy action comedy film directed by Sam Raimi. It is the third installment of The Evil Dead franchise. The film was written by Sam Raimi and his brother...  more

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    Evil Dead II

    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva

    Released1987

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Evil Dead II is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Sam Raimi, a parody sequel to the 1981 film The Evil Dead. After Ash (Bruce Campbell) discovers an audiotape left by a college...  more

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    The Evil Dead

    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

    Released1981

    Directed bySam Raimi

    This film is a 1981 American horror film written and directed by Sam Raimi and executive produced by Raimi and Bruce Campbell, who also stars alongside Ellen Sandweiss and Betsy Baker. This film...  more

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    My Name Is Bruce

    Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi

    Released2007

    Directed byBruce Campbell

    My Name Is Bruce is a 2007 American comedy horror film, directed, co-produced by and starring B movie cult actor Bruce Campbell. The film was written by Mark Verheiden. It had a theatrical release in...  more
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    Bubba Ho-Tep

    Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell

    Released2002

    Directed byDon Coscarelli

    Bubba Ho-Tep is a 2002 American comedy horror film starring Bruce Campbell as Elvis Presley — now a resident in a nursing home. The film also stars Ossie Davis as Jack, a black man who claims to be...  more
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    Escape from L.A.

    Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter, co-written and produced by Debra Hill and Kurt Russell, with Russell also...  more

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    Maniac Cop

    Bruce Campbell, Richard Roundtree

    Released1988

    Directed byWilliam Lustig

    Maniac Cop is a 1988 action/slasher film directed by William Lustig, and written by Larry Cohen....  more

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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. When bitten by a genetically modified spider, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire), a nerdy, shy, and...  more

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    The Hudsucker Proxy

    Paul Newman, John Goodman

    Released1994

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Hudsucker Proxy is a 1994 screwball comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Sam Raimi co-wrote the script and served as second unit director. The film stars Tim...  more

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    Alien Apocalypse

    Bruce Campbell, Renee O'Connor

    Released2005

    Directed byJosh Becker

    Alien Apocalypse is a 2005 Sci Fi channel original movie, directed and written by Josh Becker, and starring Bruce Campbell, Renee O'Connor, Remington Franklin, Michael Cory Davis and Peter Jason. It...  more
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    Sky High

    Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Sky High is a 2005 American superhero family comedy film about an airborne school for teenage superheroes. It was directed by Mike Mitchell and written by Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley, and Mark...  more

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    The Man With the Screaming Brain

    Bruce Campbell, Stacy Keach

    Released2005

    Directed byBruce Campbell

    Man with the Screaming Brain is a 2005 science fiction/slapstick film co-written, produced, directed by and starring Bruce Campbell. It is Campbell's feature film directorial debut. The film was...  more
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    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. While struggling to manage both his personal life and his duties as Spider-Man, Peter...  more

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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2009

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a 2009 American computer-animated science fiction comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation, distributed by Columbia Pictures, and released on September 18,...  more

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    Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat

    Bruce Campbell, David Carradine

    Released1989

    Directed byAnthony Hickox

    Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat is a 1989 American Western horror/comedy directed by Anthony Hickox and starring David Carradine, Bruce Campbell and Morgan Brittany. It was written by Hickox and John...  more
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    Crimewave

    Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell

    Released1985

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Crimewave is a 1985 American comedy film directed by Sam Raimi written by him and the Coen brothers, and starring Reed Birney, Paul L. Smith, Louise Lasser, Brion James, and Bruce Campbell, the...  more
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    Running Time

    Bruce Campbell, Anita Barone

    Released1997

    Directed byJosh Becker

    Running Time is a 1997 independent film written, produced & directed by Josh Becker. Principal cast members are Bruce Campbell, Jeremy Roberts and Anita Barone. The movie is of particular interest...  more
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    The Love Bug

    Bruce Campbell, Micky Dolenz

    Released1997

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    The Love Bug is made-for-television film starring Bruce Campbell and a sequel to the original The Love Bug film. The sequel included a Dean Jones cameo, tying it to the previous films; and introduced...  more
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    Terminal Invasion

    Bruce Campbell, Jason Jones

    Released2002

    Directed bySean S. Cunningham

    Terminal invasion is a 2002 action, science fiction and thriller film written by Lewis Abernathy, John Jarrell and Robinson Young and directed by Sean S. Cunningham....
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    Serving Sara

    Amy Adams, Elizabeth Hurley

    Released2002

    Directed byReginald Hudlin

    Serving Sara is a 2002 romantic comedy film which stars Matthew Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, and Bruce Campbell. Joe Tyler is a process server who is given the assignment to serve Sara Moore with divorce...  more
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    The Gatekeeper

    John Goodman, Lea Thompson

    Released2012

    The Gatekeeper is a 2011 comedy horror thriller film written and directed by Isaac Meisenheimer....  more
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    Chiller Theatre

    Bruce Campbell, Debbie Rochon

    Released1992

    Directed byMichael L. Raso

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    Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters

    Tina Fey, Bruce Campbell

    Released2007

    Directed byDave Willis, Matt Maiellaro

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters is an American flash adult animated semi-canonical comedy film based on the Adult Swim animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The film was...  more

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    The Ant Bully

    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn A. Davis

    The Ant Bully is a 2006 American computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy film written and directed by John A. Davis based on the 1999 children's book of the same name by John Nickle. The film,...  more

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    Touch the Top of the World

    Bruce Campbell, Peter Facinelli

    Released2006

    Directed byPeter Winther