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The Best George Carlin Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 958 votes 116 voters 13.4k views27 items

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

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

Items on this list include Jersey Girl and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.

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

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    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released2001

    Directed byKevin Smith

    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of...  more

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    #57 of 172 The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies#159 of 456 The Most Quotable Movies Of All Time

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    Released1996

    Directed byRocco Urbisci

    George Carlin: George's Best Stuff is a 1996 comedy film written by George Carlin and directed by Rocco Urbisci....  more
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    Cars

    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Joe Ranft

    Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is...  more

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    #112 of 527 The Best Animated Films Ever#1043 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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    George Carlin: Doin' It Again

    George Carlin, Rocco Urbisci

    Released1990

    Directed byRocco Urbisci

    George Carlin: Doin' It Again is a 1990 comedy film written by George Carlin and directed by Rocco Urbisci....
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    George Carlin: Personal Favorites

    George Carlin: Personal Favorites is a 1996 comedy film written by George Carlin and directed by Rocco Urbisci....
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    It's Bad for Ya

    George Carlin

    Released2008

    Directed byRocco Urbisci

    It's Bad for Ya is the 19th and final album, and 14th and final HBO stand-up comedy special by stand-up comedian George Carlin. It was televised live on March 1, 2008 on HBO, less than four months...  more
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    Released1986

    Directed byRocco Urbisci

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    George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing

    Life Is Worth Losing is the 18th album and thirteenth HBO special by American comedian George Carlin. It was recorded simultaneously with the live broadcast of the HBO special of the same title, his...  more
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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin

    Released1989

    Directed byStephen Herek

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy buddy film and the first film in the Bill & Ted franchise in which two slackers travel through time to assemble a menagerie...  more

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    Dogma

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Smith

    Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. The existence of humanity lies in the hands of an abortion clinic worker (Ben Affleck) whose special heritage sets him on a...  more

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    Released1984

    Directed bySteven J. Santos

    Carlin on Campus is the 10th album and fourth HBO special by American comedian George Carlin recorded April 18–19, 1984. The show features mostly new material. The opening features Carlin in Catholic...  more
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    With Six You Get Eggroll

    Doris Day, George Carlin

    Released1968

    Directed byHoward Morris

    With Six You Get Eggroll is a romantic comedy film starring Doris Day and Brian Keith. The cast includes Barbara Hershey, George Carlin, and Pat Carroll. This was Day's final acting appearance in a...  more
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    Jersey Girl

    Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith

    Released2004

    Directed byKevin Smith

    Jersey Girl is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written, co-edited, and directed by Kevin Smith. It stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, Jennifer Lopez and Will...  more
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    Released2004

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    The Prince of Tides

    Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte

    Released1991

    Directed byBarbra Streisand

    The Prince of Tides is a 1991 romantic drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name. The film stars Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte. It tells the story of the narrator's struggle to overcome...  more

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    #233 of 378 The Best Movies Based On Books#218 of 781 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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    Tarzan II

    Glenn Close, George Carlin

    Released2005

    Directed byBrian Smith

    Tarzan II is a 2005 direct-to-video animated film, a followup to the 1999 Walt Disney Feature Animation film Tarzan. It was released on June 14, 2005. The film tells the story of a young Tarzan's...  more
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    Released1961

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    Happily N'Ever After

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul J. Bolger, Yvette Kaplan

    Happily N'Ever After is a 2007 American-German computer-animated fantasy family film directed by Paul J. Bolger and based on the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen....  more

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    Car Wash

    Danny DeVito, Richard Pryor

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael Schultz

    Car Wash is a 1976 American comedy film released by Universal Pictures. The Art Linson Production was directed by Michael Schultz from a screenplay by Joel Schumacher. Starring Franklyn Ajaye, Bill...  more

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    Americathon

    Jay Leno, George Carlin

    Released1979

    Directed byNeal Israel

    Americathon is a 1979 American comedy film starring John Ritter, Fred Willard, Peter Riegert, Harvey Korman, and Nancy Morgan, with narration by George Carlin, based on a play by Firesign Theatre...  more
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    Outrageous Fortune

    Bette Midler, George Carlin

    Released1987

    Directed byArthur Hiller

    Outrageous Fortune is a 1987 American film written by Leslie Dixon, directed by Arthur Hiller, and stars Shelley Long and Bette Midler. The title is taken from Shakespeare's Hamlet. The film was...  more
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    Mud Glorious Mud

    Isabella the Sentinel Lorry is one very vain Sentinel Lorry indeed, who is most proud of her looks and takes it in her stride to do everything she can to keep her looks as they are! “Mind my paint!”...
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    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin

    Released1991

    Directed byPeter Hewitt

    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is a 1991 American science fiction and fantasy comedy film, and the directing debut of Peter Hewitt. It is the second film in the Bill & Ted franchise, and a sequel to Bill...  more

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    #90 of 182 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made#3 of 20 Grim Reaper Depictions, Ranked By How Willingly We'd Flirt With Death

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    Justin Case

    George Carlin

    Released1988

    Directed byBlake Edwards

    Justin Case is a 1988 television film by Blake Edwards. George Carlin stars as a private investigator named Justin Case. Justin is found dead in his office by Jennifer Spalding who is an out of work...  more
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    Working Tra$h

    Ben Stiller, George Carlin

    Released1990

    Directed byAlan Metter

    Working Tra$h is a 1990 television film and one of the first TV movies made for the then-burgeoning Fox Network. The film stars George Carlin and also features a young Ben Stiller in his first...  more