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The Best David Arquette Movies

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

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

List ranges from It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie to Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation and more.

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  • Scream1
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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

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    Scream 4

    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • Scream 23
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    Scream 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox

    Released1997

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

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  • Ravenous5
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    Ravenous

    Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce

    Released1999

    Directed byAntonia Bird

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  • Ready to Rumble6
    14
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    Ready to Rumble

    Rose McGowan, Randy Savage

    Released2000

    Directed byBrian Robbins

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  • Never Been Kissed7
    13
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    Never Been Kissed

    Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore

    Released1999

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

    Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew... more on Wikipedia

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  • See Spot Run8
    13
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    See Spot Run

    Leslie Bibb, David Arquette

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn Whitesell

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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer9
    14
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank

    Released1992

    Directed byFran Rubel Kuzui

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl... more on Wikipedia
  • Airheads10
    10
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    Airheads

    Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

    Airheads is a 1994 American comedy film written by Rich Wilkes and directed by Michael... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eight Legged Freaks11
    9
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    Eight Legged Freaks

    Scarlett Johansson, David Arquette

    Released2002

    Directed byEllory Elkayem

    Eight Legged Freaks is a 2002 American horror-comedy film directed by Ellory Elkayem and stars... more on Wikipedia
  • Roadracers12
    7
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    Roadracers

    Salma Hayek, David Arquette

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Roadracers is a 1994 made-for-television film directed by Robert Rodriguez, his second feature... more on Wikipedia
  • The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl13
    13
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    The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl

    Taylor Lautner, Kristin Davis

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D is a 2005 American adventure fantasy comedy... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Runner14
    8
    3

    The Runner

    Courteney Cox, John Goodman

    Released1999

    Directed byRon Moler

    The Runner is a 1999 crime thriller film starring Ron Eldard and Courteney Cox. It was... more on Wikipedia
  • Wild Bill15
    7
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    Wild Bill

    Christina Applegate, Diane Lane

    Released1995

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Wild Bill is a 1995 Western film about the last days of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickok. It... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Grey Zone16
    9
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    The Grey Zone

    Steve Buscemi, Mira Sorvino

    Released2001

    Directed byTim Blake Nelson

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  • Riding the Bullet17
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    Riding the Bullet

    David Arquette, Erika Christensen

    Released2004

    Directed byMick Garris

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  • Beautiful Girls18
    7
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    Beautiful Girls

    Natalie Portman, Uma Thurman

    Released1996

    Directed byTed Demme

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  • Muppets from Space19
    8
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    Muppets from Space

    Katie Holmes, Hulk Hogan

    Released1999

    Directed byTim Hill

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  • It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie20
    5
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    It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Stewart

    Released2002

    Directed byKirk R. Thatcher

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  • 3000 Miles to Graceland21
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    3000 Miles to Graceland

    Courteney Cox, Kevin Costner

    Released2001

    Directed byDemian Lichtenstein

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  • Johns22
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    Terrence Howard, David Arquette

    Released1996

    Directed byScott Silver

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  • The Darwin Awards23
    6
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    The Darwin Awards

    Winona Ryder, Julianna Margulies

    Released2006

    Directed byFinn Taylor

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  • Happy Here and Now24
    2
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    Happy Here and Now

    David Arquette, Ally Sheedy

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Almereyda

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    Hamlet 2

    Amy Poehler, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Fleming

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