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List of the best Jim Belushi movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jim Belushi followed in his brother John's footsteps and trained at Second City in Chicago before becoming a famous actor. James Belushi'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 James Belushi movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Belushi movies will be at the top of the list.

James Belushi has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Belushi movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jim Belushi films to end the squabble once and for all.If you think the best James Belushi role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Belushi performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films range from About Last Night... to The Principal.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Belushi movies?" and "What are the greatest James Belushi roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Belushi's improv-based comedy, you might also enjoy our list of best John Belushi movies and best Dan Aykroyd movies.
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K-9 Jim Belushi, Ed O'Neill, William Sadler K-9 is a 1989 American action-comedy film starring James Belushi and Mel Harris. It was directed by Rod Daniel, written by Steven Siegel and Scott Myers, produced by Lawrence Gordon and Charles ...more

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Mr. Destiny Courteney Cox, Michael Caine, Kathy Ireland Mr. Destiny is a 1990 fantasy comedy film starring James Belushi. Other actors in this film included Linda Hamilton, Michael Caine, Jon Lovitz, Courteney Cox, and Rene Russo.

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The Principal Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett, Jr. The Principal is a 1987 crime thriller action film starring James Belushi and Louis Gossett, Jr. It was written by Frank Deese and directed by Christopher Cain. It was filmed in Oakland, ...more

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Curly Sue Steve Carell, Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch Curly Sue is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film and starred Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch and Alisan Porter as the titular character. It was the final film directed by John Hughes and the ...more

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Taking Care of Business Jim Belushi, Charles Grodin, Gates McFadden Taking Care of Business is a 1990 comedy film starring James Belushi and Charles Grodin. It was directed by Arthur Hiller. The film was released in the UK under the title Filofax.

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Red Heat Arnold Schwarzenegger, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Gershon Red Heat is a 1988 American buddy cop action film directed by Walter Hill. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, as Moscow narc Ivan Danko, and James Belushi, as Chicago detective Art Ridzik. ...more

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K-911 Jim Belushi, Wade Williams, James Handy K-911 is a motion picture comedy which was released direct-to-video in 1999. It was directed by Charles T. Kanganis and stars James Belushi as Detective Michael Dooley. The film serves as the ...more

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K-9: P.I. Jim Belushi, Kevin Durand, Blu Mankuma K-9: P.I. is a motion picture comedy which was released direct-to-video in 2002. It was directed by Richard J. Lewis and stars James Belushi as Detective Thomas Dooley. The film serves as the ...more

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Jingle All the Way Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman Jingle All the Way is a 1996 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad, with Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, James ...more

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The Man with One Red Shoe Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Jim Belushi The Man With One Red Shoe is a 1985 comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti, and starring Tom Hanks and Dabney Coleman. It is a remake of a 1972 French film Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire ...more

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About Last Night Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally About Last Night is a 1986 American romantic dramedy film. The film was directed by Edward Zwick, and stars Rob Lowe and Demi Moore as Chicago yuppies who enter a committed relationship for the ...more

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Diary of a Hitman Sharon Stone, Forest Whitaker, Jim Belushi Diary of a Hitman is a 1991 drama/thriller directed by Roy London and written by Kenneth Pressman, based on his play Insider's Price. The film stars Forest Whitaker, Sherilyn Fenn, James ...more

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Joe Somebody Hayden Panettiere, Julie Bowen, Tim Allen Joe Somebody is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written by John Scott Shepherd and directed by John Pasquin. The film stars Tim Allen as a man stirred into action by a workplace bully. The ...more

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Gang Related Tupac Shakur, James Earl Jones, Dennis Quaid Gang Related is a 1997 American crime thriller film written and directed by Jim Kouf starring James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Dennis Quaid, Lela Rochon, David Paymer and James Earl Jones. The film ...more

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Thief Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld Thief is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel The Home Invaders: Confessions of a Cat Burglar by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James ...more

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Retroactive Jim Belushi, M. Emmet Walsh, Shannon Whirry Retroactive is a 1997 adventure science fiction action film directed by Louis Morneau.

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Made Men Timothy Dalton, Jim Belushi, Vanessa Angel Made Men is a 1999 movie produced by HBO starring James Belushi, Michael Beach and Timothy Dalton. It combines elements of comedy with action and adventure.

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Real Men John Ritter, Jim Belushi, Barbara Barrie Real Men is a 1987 comedy/science fiction film starring James Belushi and John Ritter as the heroes: suave, womanizing CIA agent Nick Pirandello and weak and ineffectual insurance agent Bob

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Little Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jim Belushi Movies
Little Shop of Horrors Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It is a film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical comedy of the same name by composer Alan ...more

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One Way Out Jason Bateman, Jim Belushi, Angela Featherstone Allan A. Goldstein directs James Belushi in the action thriller One Way Out. Belushi plays Harry Woltz, a cop with a dark secret: he has a severe gambling problem which has put him in debt to ...more

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Angel's Dance Jim Belushi, Kyle Chandler, Jon Polito Angel's Dance is a 1999 film written and directed by David L. Corley and produced by David Bixler. The film stars James Belushi, Sheryl Lee and Kyle Chandler.

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Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off Tim Curry, Jim Belushi, Brad Garrett

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Underdog Amy Adams, Taylor Momsen, Jay Leno Underdog is a 2007 American live-action comedy superhero film based on the 1960s cartoon series of the same name. The film was directed by Frederik Du Chau and stars Peter Dinklage as Dr. Simon ...more

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Casper's Scare School Jim Belushi, Bob Saget, Phyllis Diller Casper's Scare School is a computer animated TV film starring Casper the Friendly Ghost. It was produced by The Harvey Entertainment Company and released by Classic Media and premiered on ...more

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Return to Me David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Jim Belushi Return to Me is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Bonnie Hunt and starring David Duchovny and Minnie Driver. It was filmed in Chicago in 1999, and released in April 2000. ...more

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Salvador James Woods, Jim Belushi, Cynthia Gibb Salvador is a 1986 war drama film written by Oliver Stone and Richard Boyle, and directed by Stone. It stars James Woods, James Belushi, Michael Murphy, and Elpidia Carrillo, with John Savage, ...more

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Once Upon a Crime... John Candy, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young Once Upon a Crime is a 1992 ensemble comedy film starring Richard Lewis, John Candy, James Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young and Ornella Muti. The film was directed by Eugene Levy. It is the ...more

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Who Killed Atlanta's Children? Jim Belushi, Gregory Hines, Bill Duke Who Killed Atlanta's Children? is a TV movie about the Atlanta child murders starring James Belushi and Gregory Hines. It was directed by Charles Robert Carner and first aired on Showtime on ...more

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Traces of Red Jim Belushi, Tony Goldwyn, Lorraine Bracco Traces of Red is a 1992 crime drama film that stars James Belushi, Lorraine Bracco and Tony Goldwyn. The film was released by The Samuel Goldwyn Company on November 11, 1992 and directed by Andy ...more

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Hoodwinked! Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, Andy Dick Hoodwinked! is a 2005 American computer-animated family comedy film. It retells the folktale Little Red Riding Hood as a police investigation, using flashbacks to show multiple characters' ...more

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Race the Sun Halle Berry, Eliza Dushku, Casey Affleck Race the Sun is a 1996 comedy-drama movie starring Halle Berry and James Belushi. The plot is loosely based on the true story of the Konawaena High School Solar Car Team, which finished 18th in ...more

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Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe Jesse Ventura, Jim Belushi, Sven-Ole Thorsen Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe is a 1990 science-fiction/action film written and directed by Damian Lee and starring Jesse "The Body" Ventura and Sven-Ole Thorsen, with a cameo by

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The Nuttiest Nutcracker Jim Belushi, Cheech Marin, Phyllis Diller The Nuttiest Nutcracker is a 1999 direct-to-video Christmas film loosely based on the classic tale The Nutcracker, directed by Harold Harris, starring the voices of James Belushi, Cheech Marin, ...more

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The Florentine Tom Sizemore, Jim Belushi, Mary Stuart Masterson The Florentine is a 1999 film directed Nick Stagliano and produced by Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. It stars Jeremy Davies, Virginia Madsen, Luke Perry, Mary Stuart Masterson, ...more

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LoveRomanticComedy added Only the Lonely Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Maureen O'Hara Only the Lonely is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Chris Columbus and starring John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy and Anthony Quinn. The plot is similar ...more

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The Wild William Shatner, Kiefer Sutherland, Miss Coco Peru The Wild is a 2006 Canadian-American computer animated adventure comedy film directed by animator Steve "Spaz" Williams, written by Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Mark Gibson and Philip ...more

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Farce of the Penguins Christina Applegate, Whoopi Goldberg, Alyson Hannigan Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 American direct-to-video parody of the 2005 French documentary film March of the Penguins. The film features Samuel L. Jackson as narrator, with the two main ...more

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