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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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Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted 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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Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam 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 ...more

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Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted 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
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
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
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
Maniac Cop is a 1988 action/slasher film directed by William Lustig, and written by Larry Cohen.

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Bruce Campbell, Stacy Keach, Ted Raimi
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
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
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, ...more

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Paul Newman, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
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
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
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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Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter
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 ...more

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Bruce Campbell, David Carradine, Morgan Brittany
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
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
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
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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Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi
Intruder is a 1989 horror film written and directed by Scott Spiegel, and co-written by Lawrence Bender.

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Bruce Campbell, Anita Barone
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
Congo is a 1995 action adventure film loosely based on Michael Crichton's novel of the same name. It was directed by Frank Marshall and stars Laura Linney, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson, Tim Curry, ...more

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Bruce Campbell, Robert Davi, Charles Napier
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
Moontrap is a 1989 science fiction film from Magic Films. Written by Tex Ragsdale and directed by Robert Dyke, it was released on April 28 at WorldFest Houston. A comic book adaptation, ...more

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Tim Curry, Debra Messing, Ernest Borgnine
McHale's Navy is a 1997 military comedy film starring Tom Arnold. The movie is based on the 1962-1966 television series of the same name. Ernest Borgnine was the only member of the original ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
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