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The Best James Duval Movies

Updated September 24, 2019 893 votes 60 voters 3.5k views40 items

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

If you think the best James Duval role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Duval performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of a variety of films, including The Art of Travel and The Weekend.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Duval movies?" and "What are the greatest James Duval roles of all time?"

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    Donnie Darko

    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Kelly

    Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Noah Wyle, Jena Malone,...  more

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    #302 of 451 The Best Movies For Guys#190 of 557 The Best Film Scores Of All Time

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    SLC Punk!

    Jason Segel, Matthew Lillard

    Released1998

    Directed byJames Merendino

    SLC Punk! is a 1998 American comedy-drama film written and directed by James Merendino. The film is about the young punk rock fan Steven "Stevo" Levy, a college graduate living in Salt Lake City. The...  more

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    The Doom Generation

    Rose McGowan, Margaret Cho

    Released1995

    Directed byGregg Araki

    The Doom Generation is a 1995 comedy thriller film written and directed by Gregg Araki. The film stars Rose McGowan, James Duval, and Johnathon Schaech as two teenagers and a 21-year-old punk drifter...  more

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    May

    Anna Faris, Nora Zehetner

    Released2002

    Directed byLucky McKee

    May is a 2002 American horror film written and directed by Lucky McKee in his directorial debut. Starring Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, and James Duval, the film follows a lonely young...  more

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    #586 of 743 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#511 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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    Independence Day

    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1996

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch,...  more

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    Kaboom

    Juno Temple, Kelly Lynch

    Released2010

    Directed byGregg Araki

    Kaboom is a 2010 American sci-fi romance film directed by Gregg Araki. A sexually "undeclared" college freshman's clairvoyant/prophetic dreams are the first sign that something very strange is going...  more
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    Gone in 60 Seconds

    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage

    Released2000

    Directed byDominic Sena

    Gone in 60 Seconds is a 2000 American action film, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, Vinnie Jones, and Will Patton. The film was directed...  more

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    A River Made to Drown In

    Richard Chamberlain, Talia Shire

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Merendino

    A River Made to Drown In is a 1997 drama film starring Michael Imperioli, Richard Chamberlain, Ute Lemper and James Duval. Directed by James Merendino, Merendino had his name removed and the film is...  more
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    The Weekend

    Brooke Shields, Gena Rowlands

    Released1999

    Directed byBrian Skeet

    The Weekend is a 1999 drama film written and directed by Brian Skeet....  more
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    Nowhere

    Rose McGowan, Christina Applegate

    Released1997

    Directed byGregg Araki

    Nowhere is a 1997 American black comedy drama film written and directed by Gregg Araki. It stars James Duval and Rachel True as Dark and Mel, a bisexual teen couple who are both sexually promiscuous....  more

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    Toxic

    Bai Ling, Tom Sizemore

    Released2007

    Directed byAlan Pao

    Toxic is a 2010 thriller film. It was released direct-to-video on July 8, 2010. The movie is told with past and present cut up and mixed together, rather than chronologically. The story focuses on a...  more
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    Not Another Not Another Movie

    Chevy Chase, Burt Reynolds

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Murphy

    Not Another Not Another Movie is a 2011 direct-to-video comedy film directed by David Murphy. Follows a struggling movie studio that's willing to do anything to make a mint - even if it means ruining...  more
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    Scumrock: It's Scumrock, Not Punk Rock!

    James Duval, Amy Davis

    Released2002

    Directed byJon Moritsugu

    Scumrock is a 2002 American indie film featuring the collaboration of Jon Moritsugu and Amy Davis. It focuses on the mundane existence of Bay Area musicians and the counter culture scene that...  more
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    The Black Waters of Echo's Pond

    Danielle Harris, Mircea Monroe

    Released2010

    Directed byGabriel Bologna

    The Black Waters of Echo's Pond is a 2009 fantasy film written by Michael Berenson and Gabriel Bologna and directed by Gabriel Bologna....  more
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    Open House

    Sally Kellerman, Kellie Martin

    Released2004

    Directed byDan Mirvish

    Open House is a 2004 real estate musical film starring Hedy Burress, Ann Magnuson, Anthony Rapp, Sally Kellerman, Jenna Leigh Green and Kellie Martin, and directed by Dan Mirvish, a co-founder of the...  more
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    Amerikana

    James Duval, Michael A. Goorjian

    Released2001

    Directed byJames Merendino

    Amerikana is a 2001 Dogme 95 movie. When philosophy student Peter is abandoned by his Danish girlfriend in Los Angeles, his friend Chris invites him to South Dakota to claim a Harley Davidson he has...  more
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    Totally Fucked Up

    James Duval, Roko Belic

    Released1994

    Directed byGregg Araki

    Totally Fucked Up is a 1993 American drama film written and directed by Gregg Araki. The first installment of Araki's Teenage Apocalypse Trilogy, it is considered a seminal entry in the New Queer...  more
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    The Art of Travel

    Danny Trejo, Brooke Burns

    Released2008

    Directed byThomas Whelan

    High school grad. Conner Layne is about to marry his first love, but when wedding plans fail, he goes solo on his honeymoon to Central America, finding adventure with a ragtag group of foreigners who...  more
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    Frog-g-g!

    Mary Woronov, James Duval

    Released2004

    Directed byCody Jarrett

    Frog-g-g! is a 2004 science fiction horror comedy film directed by Cody Jarrett. It is about a mutated frog. Meanwhile a United States Environmental Protection Agency agent must track the monster...  more
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    The Obsession

    Kayden Kross, Brooke Haven

    Released2012

    Directed byGregory Hatanaka

    The Obsession is a 2012 drama film written by Gregory Hatanaka and Tony T.L. Young, and directed by Gregory Hatanaka....
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    The Pacific and Eddy

    Dominique Swain, James Duval

    Released2007

    Directed byMatthew Nourse

    The Pacific and Eddy is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Matthew Nourse....
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    The Clown at Midnight

    Christopher Plummer, Tatyana Ali

    Released1999

    Directed byJean Pellerin

    The Clown at Midnight is a 1998 horror film directed by Jean Pellerin and starring Sarah Lassez, James Duvall, Tatyana Ali, Christopher Plummer and Margot Kidder....  more
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    Chasing Ghosts

    Gary Busey, Meat Loaf

    Released2005

    Directed byKyle Dean Jackson

    In the eighties, video games were synonymous with arcades, and games were bringing in enough quarters to fill the Rose Bowl. This endless possibility led Iowa entrepreneur Walter Day to declare...  more
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    Cornered!

    Steve Guttenberg, Ellia English

    Released2010

    Directed byDaniel Maze

    Cornered! is a 2008 horror film directed by Daniel Maze....  more
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    Kush

    Nicole Marie Lenz, William Atherton

    Released2007

    Directed byYork Shackleton

    Kush is a 2007 independent action-thriller film directed by York Shackleton, starring Nick Annunziata, William Atherton, Michael Bellisario, Matthew Carey, James DeBello, Lin Shaye, and James Duval....  more