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The Best Jim Belushi Movies  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld
This film is a 1981 neo-noir film written and directed by Michael Mann and based on the 1975 novel by "Frank Hohimer". The film stars James Caan as the titular thief and Tuesday Weld ...more
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Jim Belushi, M. Emmet Walsh, Shannon Whirry
Retroactive is a 1997 adventure science fiction action film directed by Louis Morneau.
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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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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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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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Tim Curry, Jim Belushi, Brad Garrett
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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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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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Little Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jim Belushi Movies
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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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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LoveRomanticComedy added 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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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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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