Entertainment The Best Jake Busey Movies  

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

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The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including The Devil's Dozen and The Frighteners.

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Jake Busey has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Peter Jackson and Tony Scott.

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Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman
Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more
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Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey
The Frighteners is a 1996 New Zealand-American horror comedy film directed by Peter Jackson and co-written with his wife, Fran Walsh. The film stars Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, ...more
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Dakota Fanning, Shannon Elizabeth, Bill Maher
Tomcats is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Gregory Poirier.
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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jake Busey Movies
Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart
Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, Natasha Lyonne, Crispin Glover
Fast Sofa is a 2001 film directed by Salomé Breziner.
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Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno
Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the ...more
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Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Gary Busey
Straight Time is a 1978 film directed by Ulu Grosbard, starring Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, M. Emmet Walsh, and Kathy Bates.
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Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett
Wristcutters: A Love Story is a 2006 American black comedy romance road movie written and directed by Goran Dukić, starring Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, and Shannyn Sossamon. Its premise is set ...more
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C. Thomas Howell, Peter Greene, Jake Busey
H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds is a science fiction horror mockbuster by The Asylum. It is one of three 2005 film adaptations of H. G. Wells' 1898 science fiction novel The War of the Worlds. ...more
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Danny Trejo, Michael Madsen, Amber Benson
The Killing Jar is a 2010 Drama film written and directed by Mark Young.
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Drew Barrymore, Catherine O'Hara, Luke Wilson
Home Fries is a 1998 film directed by Dean Parisot, starring Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson and Jake Busey. The script was originally penned by writer Vince Gilligan for a film class at New York ...more
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Kari Wührer, C. Thomas Howell, Jake Busey
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting is the 2003 horror sequel to The Hitcher, which stars C. Thomas Howell, returning as Jim Halsey, Kari Wührer as his girlfriend Maggie, and Jake Busey as ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen
Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. It was directed by Joe Roth with a screenplay by Chris Columbus, ...more
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Denise Richards, Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Mewes
Tail Lights Fade is a 1999 movie directed by Malcolm Ingram and starring Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Breckin Meyer, Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Mewes, and Lisa Marie. The film follows two couples ...more
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Jamie Foxx, Roselyn Sánchez, Nia Long
Held Up is a 1999 American comedy film starring Jamie Foxx and Nia Long.
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Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina
Identity is a 2003 American psychological thriller film directed by James Mangold from a screenplay written by Michael Cooney. The film stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina, ...more
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Death Row Danny Trejo, Claire Coffee, Stacy Keach
Death Row is a 2006 comedy, crime fiction, horror, mystery and thriller film written by Rick Glassman and Kevin VanHook and directed by Kevin VanHook.
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Tsianina Joelson, Jake Busey, Ray Wise
The Rain Makers is a 2005 action drama film written and directed by Ray Ellingsen. It's 1973 and Johnny Wingfoot wants nothing more than to forget the Vietnam War and live the quiet life in the ...more
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Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Jake Busey
The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest is a 2002 film based on a novel by technology-culture writer Po Bronson. The film stars Adam Garcia.
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Reese Witherspoon, Tobey Maguire, Joey Lauren Adams
S.F.W. is a 1994 film directed by Jefery Levy. It is based on a novel by Andrew Wellman, and stars Stephen Dorff, Jake Busey and Reese Witherspoon, in one of her first lead roles.
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Will Patton, Jake Busey, Johnathon Schaech
Road House 2: Last Call is a 2006 action adventure film. It is the sequel to Road House, and was released direct to DVD.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Rapaport, Jake Busey
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Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo, Michael Clarke Duncan
Cross is a 2011 American action fantasy film written by Patrick Durham, John Sachar, and Tanner Wiley. It was released direct-to-video. Cross was the 41st most popular film on the Internet Movie ...more
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Dominique Swain, Jake Busey
Nazis at the Center of the Earth is a direct-to-video sci-fi film produced by The Asylum that stars Dominique Swain and Jake Busey. It was released on 24 April 2012 on Blu-ray Disc and DVD. The ...more
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Neve Campbell, Billy Burke, Jake Busey
Lost Junction is a 2003 thriller film directed by Peter Masterson and written by Jeff Cole.