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

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

This is a list that features films like Bella Mafia and Zoolander.

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

Notable directors that have worked with James Marsden include names like Brett Ratner, Bryan Singer and Adam Shankman. Movie fans who love James Marsden have also been known to enjoy films starring Shawn Ashmore and Halle Berry.

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Katherine Heigl, Malin Åkerman, Krysten Ritter 27 Dresses is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Aline Brosh McKenna. The film stars Katherine Heigl and James Marsden. The film was released January 10, 2008 ...more

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Kate Bosworth, James Woods, Alexander Skarsgård Straw Dogs is an upcoming 2011 thriller film directed, produced, and written by Rod Lurie. It is a remake of Sam Peckinpah's 1971 film of the same name, in turn based on the Gordon Williams ...more

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Sofía Vergara, James Marsden, Scott Speedman The 24th Day is a 2004 film starring Scott Speedman and James Marsden. The film is based on a play of the same name, written by Tony Piccirillo, who also directed the film.

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Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more

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John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Gillian Jacobs, James Marsden The Box is a 2009 American psychological thriller film based on the 1970 short story "Button, Button" by Richard Matheson, which was previously adapted into an episode of the 1980s ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a ...more

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Rhona Mitra, Rachael Taylor, Wentworth Miller Five friends who share a loft for their extramarital affairs begin to question one another after the body of an unknown woman is found in the property.

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Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, Isabella Rossellini Heights is a 2005 Merchant Ivory Productions film that follows a pivotal twenty-four hours in the interconnected lives of five New Yorkers. It stars Elizabeth Banks as Isabel, a photographer, ...more

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Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the first installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more

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Kaley Cuoco, Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie I Hop is a 2011 comedy film directed by Tim Hill and written by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul.

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Val Kilmer, Piper Perabo, Tommy Lee 10th & Wolf is a 2006 film about the Mafia directed by Robert Moresco. It is based on a true story of a mob war in South Philadelphia. The film stars James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi and Brad ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage Death at a Funeral is a 2010 comedy film written by Aeysha Carr and Chris Rock and directed by Neil LaBute.

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Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin X2 is a 2003 American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the second installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more

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Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth Superman Returns is a 2006 American superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman and serves as an homage sequel to the motion pictures ...more

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Katrina Bowden, Seth Green, James Marsden Sex Drive is a 2008 sex comedy film about a high school graduate who goes on a cross-country road trip to hook up with a girl he met online. It is based on the novel All the Way, by Andy ...more

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Katie Holmes, James Marsden, Nick Stahl Disturbing Behavior is a 1998 thriller science fiction film starring James Marsden, Katie Holmes, and Nick Stahl. The screenplay, written by Scott Rosenberg, follows a group of high school ...more

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Kate Hudson, Lena Headey, Joshua Jackson Gossip is a 2000 American teen drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim and featuring an ensemble cast including James Marsden, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus, and Kate Hudson.

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Jennifer Tilly, Vanessa Redgrave, James Marsden Bella Mafia is a 1997 American television film starring Vanessa Redgrave and Dennis Farina. Redgrave was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. It ...more

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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best James Marsden Movies
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the third installment in the X-Men ...more

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Gary Oldman, Kurt Russell, Ann-Margret Interstate 60: Episodes of The Road is a 2002 metaphysical comedy/drama road film starring James Marsden, Gary Oldman, Amy Smart, Christopher Lloyd, Chris Cooper and Kurt Russell, with a cameo ...more

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Mena Suvari, Melissa George, Sean Young Sugar & Spice is a 2001 American teen crime comedy film directed by Francine McDougall, and starring Marley Shelton, Marla Sokoloff, Mena Suvari, James Marsden, and Melissa George. The plot ...more

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Claire Danes, Alanis Morissette, James Marsden As Cool As I Am is an American comedy-drama film based on the novel of the same name by Pete Fromm. Claire Danes, Sarah Bolger and James Marsden star as the Diamond family. The film is directed ...more

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Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and Owen Wilson. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and ...more

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Joshua Jackson, James Marsden, Clea DuVall On the Edge of Innocence is a 1997 television drama film directed by Peter Werner. It stars Kellie Martin as a manic-depressive teenager.

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Rebecca Romijn, Jaime King, Sam Elliott The Alibi is a 2006 American film written by Noah Hawley and directed by Matt Checkowski and Kurt Mattila. The film was released to DVD on December 5, 2006 under the title Lies and Alibis.

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Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden Robot & Frank is a 2012 film written by Christopher D. Ford and directed by Jake Schreier.

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Amy Smart, Christine Taylor, James Marsden

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Alyssa Milano, James Marsden, Eric Roberts Public Enemies is a 1996 film directed by Mark L. Lester. The movie centers on the 1930s figure Ma Barker and her criminal sons. The movie was filmed in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film written and directed by Leslye Headland, adapted from her play of the same name. It stars Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher as three ...more

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Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Nolte Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore is a 2010 family action comedy film, directed by Brad Peyton. The film stars Chris O'Donnell and Jack McBrayer. The film also stars the voices of ...more

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Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Cumming Gray Matters is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Sue Kramer, starring Heather Graham, Tom Cavanagh and Bridget Moynahan. It premiered on October 21, 2006 at the Hamptons International ...more

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No Dessert, Dad, till You Mow the Lawn James Marsden, Allison Mack, Joanna Kerns No Dessert Dad, til You Mow the Lawn is a 1994 American family comedy film. It was directed by Howard McCain and stars Joanne Kerns and Robert Hays.

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Ambush in Waco: In the Line of Duty James Marsden Ambush in Waco: In the Line of Duty is a 1993 film directed by Dick Lowry.

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Billy Crystal, James Caan, Rebel Wilson Small Apartments is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Jonas Åkerlund. It tells the story of Franklin Franklin, played by Matt Lucas, who by mistake kills his landlord, Mr. Olivetti, ...more

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Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kirstie Alley Accidental Love is a 2015 American comedy film directed by David O. Russell and written by Russell, Kristin Gore, Matthew Silverstein and Dave Jeser, from the novel Sammy's Hill by Gore. The ...more

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Mark Hamill, James Marsden, Cree Summer