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The Best James Duval Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 470 votes 58 voters 3.5k views 40 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?"

James Duval has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Roland Emmerich and Richard Kelly.

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Dir. by Richard Kelly (2001), starring Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale & Jake Gyllenhaal
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 ...more

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Dir. by Gregg Araki (1997), starring Rose McGowan, Christina Applegate & Heather Graham
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 ...more

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Dir. by Gregg Araki (1995), starring Rose McGowan, Margaret Cho & Parker Posey
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 ...more

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Dir. by Roland Emmerich (1996), starring Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum & Vivica A. Fox
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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Dir. by James Merendino (1998), starring Jason Segel, Matthew Lillard & Devon Sawa
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 ...more

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Dir. by Lucky McKee (2002), starring Anna Faris, Nora Zehetner & Jeremy Sisto
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 ...more

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Dir. by Gregg Araki (1994), starring James Duval, Roko Belic & Johanna Went
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 ...more
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Dir. by Dominic Sena (2000), starring Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage & Robert Duvall
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 ...more

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Dir. by Gregg Araki (2010), starring Juno Temple, Kelly Lynch & Haley Bennett
Kaboom is a 2010 youth culture alternative film written and directed by Gregg Araki. The film stars Thomas Dekker, Juno Temple, Haley Bennett and James Duval. It premiered at the 2010 Cannes ...more

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Dir. by James Merendino (1997), starring Richard Chamberlain, Talia Shire & Richard Riehle
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 ...more
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Dir. by Jean Pellerin (1999), starring Christopher Plummer, Tatyana Ali & Margot Kidder
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.
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Dir. by Brian Skeet (1999), starring Brooke Shields, Gena Rowlands & Jared Harris
The Weekend is a 1999 drama film written and directed by Brian Skeet.
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Dir. by Randy Redroad (2001), starring James Duval, Gordon Tootoosis & Jim Metzler
The Doe Boy is a 2001 independent drama film written and directed by Randy Redroad. It was selected as the United States winner of the Sundance Film Festival/NHK International Filmmakers Award ...more

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Dir. by Alan Pao (2007), starring Bai Ling, Tom Sizemore & Danny Trejo
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 ...more
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Dir. by Gregory Hatanaka (2006), starring Walter Koenig, Jaason Simmons & James Duval
Mad Cowgirl is an underground cult film by Gregory Hatanaka. Hatanaka dedicated the movie to Doris Wishman, who directed 1960s sexploitation films such as Diary of a Nudist, Behind the Nudist ...more
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Dir. by David Murphy (2011), starring Chevy Chase, Burt Reynolds & Vinnie Jones
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 ...more
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Scumrock: It's Scumrock, Not Punk Rock! Dir. by Jon Moritsugu (2002), starring James Duval, Amy Davis & Craig Baldwin
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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Dir. by Gabriel Bologna (2010), starring Danielle Harris, Mircea Monroe & Robert Patrick
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Dir. by Dan Mirvish (2004), starring Sally Kellerman, Kellie Martin & Anthony Rapp
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 ...more
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Dir. by Thomas Whelan (2008), starring Danny Trejo, Brooke Burns & Alexandra Breckenridge
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 ...more
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Amerikana Dir. by James Merendino (2001), starring James Duval, Michael A. Goorjian & Morgan Walsh
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 ...more
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Frog-g-g! Dir. by Cody Jarrett (2004), starring Mary Woronov, James Duval & Michael McConnohie
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 ...more
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The Obsession Dir. by Gregory Hatanaka (2012), starring Kayden Kross, Brooke Haven & Paula LaBaredas
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 Dir. by Matthew Nourse (2007), starring Dominique Swain, James Duval & Nikki Sudden
The Pacific and Eddy is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Matthew Nourse.
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Chasing Ghosts Dir. by Kyle Dean Jackson (2005), starring Gary Busey, Meat Loaf & Shannyn Sossamon
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