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The Best Ja Rule Movies

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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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    Scary Movie 3

    Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid 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 David...  more

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    Half Past Dead

    Steven Seagal, Ja Rule

    Released2002

    Directed byDon 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 co-stars...  more
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    Back in the Day

    Tia Carrere, Pam Grier

    Released2004

    Directed byJames 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 later...  more

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    Assault on Precinct 13

    Maria Bello, Ethan Hawke

    Released2005

    Directed byJean-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 Rule and...  more
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    Just Another Day

    Ja Rule, Big Daddy Kane

    Released2010

    Directed byPeter Spirer

    Just Another Day is a 2010 drama film directed by Peter Spirer....  more
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    The Cookout

    Farrah Fawcett, Queen Latifah

    Released2004

    Directed byLance 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 for...  more
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    Turn It Up

    Jason Statham, Ja Rule

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert 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....  more
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    The Fast and the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2001

    Directed byRob 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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    Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jump-Off

    Akon, Ja Rule

    Released2009

    Directed byThomas Gibson

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    12
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    Don't Fade Away

    Mischa Barton, Ryan Kwanten

    Released2009

    Directed byLuke 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 Carolina.It...  more
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    Furnace

    Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo

    Released2006

    Directed byWilliam 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....  more
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    Da Hip Hop Witch

    Eminem, Vanilla Ice

    Released2004

    Directed byDale 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 Rule,...  more
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    Fat Joe: Follow the Don

    Sean Combs, Allen Iverson

    Released2003

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    Slip N Slide: All Star Weekend

    Busta Rhymes, R. Kelly

    Released2002

    Directed byGil Green

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    Ja Rule: 2005

    Ashanti, Ja Rule

    Released2005

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    Smack: Vol. 1

    Sean Combs, 50 Cent

    Released2003

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    Backstage

    DMX, Method Man

    Released2000

    Directed byChris 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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    South Beach Raw

    Lil' Kim, Slick Rick

    Released2005

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    The Cookout 2

    Mike Tyson, Ja Rule

    Released2011

    Directed byLance Rivera

    Co2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Lance Rivera....  more
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    Death Before Dishonor

    Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Suge Knight

    Released2006

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    50 Cent, Jayceon Terrell Taylor

    Released2008

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    Wrong Side of Town

    Rob Van Dam, Dave Bautista

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid 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 on...  more
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    Crime Partners

    Snoop Dogg, Ice-T

    Released2001

    Directed byJ. Jesses Smith

    Crime Partners is a 2003 crime fiction film written by Kenneth McGriff and directed by J. Jesses Smith....
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    Nuthin' to Lose

    50 Cent, KRS-One

    Released2003

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    LL Cool J, Ludacris

    Released2005