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The Best Ja Rule Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 258 votes 71 voters 10.6k views 33 items

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

If you think the best Ja Rule role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ja Rule 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 Scary Movie 3 and Kurupt: G-TV.

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Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. The film is the first ...more

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Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen, Jenny McCarthy

Released: 2003

Directed by: David Zucker

Scary Movie 3 is a 2003 American horror comedy film, which parodies the horror, sci-fi, and mystery genres. It is the third film in the Scary Movie franchise, and the first to be directed by ...more

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Steven Seagal, Ja Rule, Nia Peeples

Released: 2002

Directed by: Don Michael Paul

Half Past Dead is a 2002 American action film written and directed by Don Michael Paul in his directorial debut, and produced by Steven Seagal, who also starred in the lead role. The film ...more
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Tia Carrere, Pam Grier, Tatyana Ali

Released: 2004

Directed by: James Hunter

Back in the Day is a 2005 Crime drama starring Ja Rule and Ving Rhames and directed by James Hunter. The film was introduced on May 15, 2004 at the Cannes Film Festival and was released a year ...more

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Ja Rule, Big Daddy Kane, Trick Daddy

Released: 2010

Directed by: Peter Spirer

Just Another Day is a 2010 drama film directed by Peter Spirer.
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Maria Bello, Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jean-François Richet

Assault on Precinct 13 is a 2005 action thriller film directed by Jean-François Richet, starring Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne. The cast also includes John Leguizamo, Maria Bello, Ja ...more
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Jason Statham, Ja Rule, Patricia Velásquez

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Adetuyi

Turn It Up is a 2000 action hood film. It was directed by Robert Adetuyi and stars Ja Rule, Pras, Faith Evans and Jason Statham. The film grossed $1,247,949 during its brief theatrical run.
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DMX, Method Man, Ja Rule

Released: 2000

Directed by: Chris Fiore

Backstage is a 2000 documentary film directed by Chris Fiore, chronicling the 1999 Hard Knock Life tour that featured several of hip hops top acts including Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man and Redman. ...more
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Farrah Fawcett, Queen Latifah, Meagan Good

Released: 2004

Directed by: Lance Rivera

The Cookout is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Lance Rivera. It is co-written by and features Queen Latifah, and is also the feature film debut for her mother Rita Owens. This was the last film ...more
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Crime Partners Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, Ja Rule

Released: 2001

Directed by: J. Jesses Smith

Crime Partners is a 2003 crime fiction film written by Kenneth McGriff and directed by J. Jesses Smith.
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Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Ice Cube

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Spirer

Beef is a 2003 film that documents the history of hip-hop feuds. The film's producers were Peter Spirer, Casey Suchan and Denis Henry Hennelly and the executive producer was Quincy Jones III. It ...more
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Mischa Barton, Ryan Kwanten, Ja Rule

Released: 2009

Directed by: Luke Kasdan

Don't Fade Away is a 2011 coming-of-age drama film starring Mischa Barton and Ryan Kwanten. The film has been produced by Origin Entertainment Group and was shot in Los Angeles and North ...more
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Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jump-Off Akon, Ja Rule, Big Boi

Released: 2009

Directed by: Thomas Gibson

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Nuthin' to Lose 50 Cent, KRS-One, Ja Rule

Released: 2003

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Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo, Ja Rule

Released: 2006

Directed by: William Butler

Furnace is a 2007 horror film written and directed by William Butler. It stars Danny Trejo, Michael Paré, Tom Sizemore, Ja Rule, and Paul Wall.
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Eminem, Vanilla Ice, Ja Rule

Released: 2004

Directed by: Dale Resteghini

Da Hip Hop Witch is a 2000 American horror/comedy film directed, produced and written by Dale Resteghini. The film is a parody of The Blair Witch Project, and features appearances by Eminem, Ja ...more
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Smack: Vol. 1 Sean Combs, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes

Released: 2003

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Fat Joe: Follow the Don Sean Combs, Allen Iverson, Ashanti

Released: 2003

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South Beach Raw Lil' Kim, Slick Rick, Ja Rule

Released: 2005

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Mike Tyson, Ja Rule, Jalen Rose

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lance Rivera

Co2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Lance Rivera.
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Rob Van Dam, Dave Bautista, Stormy Daniels

Released: 2010

Directed by: David DeFalco

Wrong Side of Town is a 2010 American action film written, produced and directed by David DeFalco, and scored by Jim Kaufman, and starring Rob Van Dam and David Bautista. The film was released ...more
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Death Before Dishonor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ja Rule Movies
Death Before Dishonor Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Suge Knight, Ja Rule

Released: 2006

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Step Your Game Up: Part 5: The Journal Story 50 Cent, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Ja Rule

Released: 2008

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Island Def Jam Recording Presents: #1 Spot LL Cool J, Ludacris, Ashanti

Released: 2005

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Kurupt: G-TV Ja Rule, Xzibit, Kurupt

Released: 2002