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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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Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

Released: 1992

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

Released: 1987

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Evil Dead II is a 1987 American horror comedy film directed by Sam Raimi and a parody sequel to the 1981 film The Evil Dead. The film was written by Raimi and Scott Spiegel, produced by Robert ...more

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Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

Released: 1981

Directed by: Sam 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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Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

Released: 2002

Directed by: Don 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 ...more

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Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Ellen Sandweiss

Released: 2007

Directed by: Bruce 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 ...more
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Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Pam Grier

Released: 1996

Directed by: John 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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Bruce Campbell, Richard Roundtree, William Smith

Released: 1988

Directed by: William Lustig

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Bruce Campbell, Stacy Keach, Ted Raimi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Bruce 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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Bruce Campbell, Renee O'Connor, Peter Jason

Released: 2005

Directed by: Josh 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 ...more
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Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Paul Newman, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

Released: 1994

Directed by: Ethan 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 ...more

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Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham

Released: 2009

Directed by: Phil 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 ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

Released: 2004

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

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Bruce Campbell, David Carradine, Morgan Brittany

Released: 1989

Directed by: Anthony 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 ...more
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Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell, Sheree J. Wilson

Released: 1985

Directed by: Sam 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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Bruce Campbell, Angus Scrimm, Sean McKeever

Released: 1992

Directed by: Steve Barnett

Mindwarp is a 1992 post-apocalyptic science fiction film, starring Bruce Campbell, Angus Scrimm, Marta Martin, Elizabeth Kent, and Wendy Sandow. The film is notable as one of three produced by ...more
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Terminal Invasion Bruce Campbell, Jason Jones, Sarah Lafleur

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

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Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

Released: 1989

Directed by: Scott Spiegel

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Bruce Campbell, Anita Barone

Released: 1997

Directed by: Josh 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 ...more
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Tim Curry, Laura Linney, Jimmy Buffett

Released: 1995

Directed by: Frank Marshall

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Bruce Campbell, Robert Davi, Charles Napier

Released: 1990

Directed by: William Lustig

Maniac Cop 2 is a 1990 American action horror film directed by William Lustig and written by Larry Cohen. It is the sequel to Maniac Cop and stars Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner ...more
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Bruce Campbell, Walter Koenig

Released: 1989

Directed by: Robert Dyke

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Tim Curry, Debra Messing, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1997

Directed by: Bryan Spicer

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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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