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The Best Denis Leary Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.2k votes 169 voters 20.1k views49 items

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including Wag the Dog and Ice Age.

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

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    The Ref is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    The Ref

    Kevin Spacey, J.K. Simmons

    Released1994

    Directed byTed Demme

    The Ref is a 1994 American black comedy film directed by Ted Demme, produced by Don Simpson... more on Wikipedia

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    Monument Ave. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Monument Ave.

    Famke Janssen, Martin Sheen

    Released1998

    Directed byTed Demme

    Monument Ave., originally titled Snitch in the USA and titled Noose in Australia, is a 1998... more on Wikipedia
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    Judgment Night is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Judgment Night

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Jeremy Piven

    Released1993

    Directed byStephen Hopkins

    Judgment Night is a 1993 action thriller film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Emilio... more on Wikipedia
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    True Crime is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    True Crime

    Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu

    Released1999

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    True Crime is a 1999 American mystery drama film directed by Clint Eastwood, and based on... more on Wikipedia

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    The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    The Sandlot

    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

    The Sandlot, also known as The Sandlot Kids, is a 1993 American coming-of-age film Comedy... more on Wikipedia
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    Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

    Queen Latifah, Ray Romano

    Released2011

    Directed byKaren Disher

    TV appearance Thursday in “A Mammoth Christmas” (Fox, 8 p.m.), a holiday special that doubles... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Double Whammy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Double Whammy

    Elizabeth Hurley, Steve Buscemi

    Released2001

    Directed byTom DiCillo

    Double Whammy is a 2001 comedy/drama film. Although intended to be released in theaters, it... more on Wikipedia
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    Wide Awake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Wide Awake

    Rosie O'Donnell, Julia Stiles

    Released1998

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Wide Awake is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and produced... more on Wikipedia

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    Wag the Dog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Wag the Dog

    Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro

    Released1997

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film produced and directed by Barry Levinson. The... more on Wikipedia

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    Subway Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Subway Stories

    Anne Heche, Sam Rockwell

    Released1997

    Directed byJulie Dash, Jonathan Demme, Bob Balaban, Abel Ferrara, Ted Demme

    Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Company Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Company Man

    Bill Murray, Woody Allen

    Released2000

    Directed byDouglas McGrath, Peter Askin

    Company Man is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by Peter Askin and Douglas McGrath. The... more on Wikipedia
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    Ice Age is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Ice Age

    Jack Black, Ray Romano

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

    Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha... more on Wikipedia

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    Do Not Disturb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Do Not Disturb

    Jared Padalecki, Jennifer Tilly

    Released1999

    Directed byDick Maas

    Do Not Disturb is Dutch / German thriller comedy film directed, written, produced and composed... more on Wikipedia
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    Gunmen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Gunmen

    Patrick Stewart, Denis Leary

    Released1994

    Directed byDeran Sarafian

    Gunmen is a 1994 action-comedy film directed by Deran Sarafian. It stars Mario Van Peebles,... more on Wikipedia
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    Love Walked In is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Love Walked In

    J.K. Simmons, Denis Leary

    Released1997

    Directed byJuan José Campanella

    Love Walked In is a 1997 Argentine-American film noir drama/thriller film co-written and... more on Wikipedia
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    A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    A Bug's Life

    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Andrew Stanton

    A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipedia

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    Denis Leary: The Complete Deni is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Denis Leary: The Complete Denis Leary

    Denis Leary

    Released2004

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    Two If by Sea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Two If by Sea

    Sandra Bullock, Denis Leary

    Released1996

    Directed byBill Bennett

    Two If by Sea is a 1996 romantic comedy film directed by Bill Bennett, and starring Sandra... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Suicide Kings is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Suicide Kings

    Christopher Walken, Denis Leary

    Released1997

    Directed byPeter O'Fallon

    This film is a 1997 American action comedy film, starring Christopher Walken as a boss, Denis... more on Wikipedia
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    Roast of Denis Leary: Uncensor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Roast of Denis Leary: Uncensored

    Elizabeth Hurley, Michael J. Fox

    Released2003

    Directed byJohn Fortenberry

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    Demolition Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Demolition Man

    Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone

    Released1993

    Directed byMarco Brambilla

    Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction action film directed by Marco Brambilla in... more on Wikipedia

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    Lakeboat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Lakeboat

    Andy Garcia, Denis Leary

    Released2001

    Directed byJoe Mantegna

    Lakeboat is a 2000 American drama film written by David Mamet and directed by Joe Mantegna and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Amazing Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone

    Released2012

    Directed byMarc Webb

    The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Marc Webb, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    Small Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    Small Soldiers

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst

    Released1998

    Directed byJoe Dante

    Small Soldiers is a 1998 American science fiction action film directed by Joe Dante. The film... more on Wikipedia

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    The Thomas Crown Affair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Denis Leary Movies
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    The Thomas Crown Affair

    Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

    The Thomas Crown Affair is a 1999 American film directed by John McTiernan. The film, starring... more on Wikipedia

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