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The Best Jamie Lee Curtis Movies

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

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

List below includes Halloween, Trading Places, True Lies, and more films from Jamie Lee Curtis' filmography. 

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jamie Lee Curtis movies?" and "What are the greatest Jamie Lee Curtis roles of all time?"



  • 1

    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku
    True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and...  more

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  • 2


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards
    Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher horror film directed and scored by John...  more

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  • 3

    A Fish Called Wanda

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline
    A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was...  more

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  • 4

    Trading Places

    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis
    Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd...  more

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  • 5

    Drowning Mona

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Will Ferrell
    This film is a 2000 comedy-mystery film starring Danny DeVito as Wyatt Rash, a local police...  more

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  • 6

    Halloween II

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Dana Carvey
    Halloween II is a 1981 slasher horror film directed by Rick Rosenthal, and written and...  more

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  • 7

    Christmas with the Kranks

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd
    Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel...  more
  • 8


    John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis
    Perfect is a 1985 American film drama, directed by James Bridges and starring John Travolta...  more
  • 9

    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis
    Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It...  more

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  • 10

    My Girl

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin
    My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice...  more

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  • 11

    Mother's Boys

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Vanessa Redgrave
    Mother's Boys is a 1994 thriller film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter Gallagher, Joanne...  more
  • 12
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys is a 2001 computer-animated...  more
  • 13

    Grandview, U.S.A.

    Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cusack
    Grandview, U.S.A. is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. It stars...  more

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  • 14

    Molly & Roni's Dance Party

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Baldwin
    Molly and Roni's Dance Party is a 2005 family film....  more
  • 15

    Amazing Grace and Chuck

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Gregory Peck
    Amazing Grace and Chuck is a 1987 film starring Gregory Peck, Jamie Lee Curtis and William...  more
  • 16

    Blue Steel

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Sizemore
    Blue Steel is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starring...  more

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  • 17


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Stacy Keach
    Road Games is a 1981 Australian thriller film directed by Richard Franklin. The film stars...  more
  • 18

    Terror in the Aisles

    Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda
    Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday...  more
  • 19

    Queens Logic

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Bacon
    Queens Logic is a 1991 comedy from Seven Arts Pictures starring Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino,...  more
  • 20

    The Kid & I

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis
    The Kid & I is a 2005 American comedy film starring Tom Arnold and Eric Gores....  more
  • 21

    Daddy and Them

    Ben Affleck, Jamie Lee Curtis
    Daddy and Them is a 2001 American film written and directed by, as well as starring Billy Bob...  more
  • 22

    The Tailor of Panama

    Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis
    The Tailor of Panama is a 2001 Irish-American spy thriller film directed by John Boorman and...  more
  • 23
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  • 24

    My Girl 2

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd
    My Girl 2 is a 1994 comedy-drama film starring Anna Chlumsky, Dan Aykroyd, Christine Ebersole,...  more

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  • 25

    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment...  more

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