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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?"

James Cameron and Joe Roth are among those who have directed Jamie Lee Curtis at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Jamie Lee Curtis have also been known to enjoy films starring Andie MacDowell and Tobey Maguire.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was directed by Crichton and stars Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. Kline won the ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy. It tells the story of an upper-class commodities broker and a homeless street ...more

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Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. In the film their souls are ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice Elehwany. The film, starring Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky in her feature film debut, depicts the ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak Halloween is a 2018 horror film directed by David Gordon Green, and the 11th film in the Halloween franchise. Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dana Carvey, Kyle Richards Halloween II is a 1981 slasher horror film directed by Rick Rosenthal, and written and produced by John Carpenter and Debra Hill. It is the second installment in the Halloween series and is a ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Tom Welling The Fog is a 1980 American horror film directed by John Carpenter, who also co-wrote the screenplay and composed the music for the film. It stars Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Brittany Snow, Leslie Nielsen Prom Night is a 1980 Canadian slasher film directed by Paul Lynch, based on a story by Robert Guza, Jr., and starring Leslie Nielsen and Jamie Lee Curtis. The story concerns a group of high ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Sizemore, Richard Jenkins Blue Steel is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver and Clancy Brown. Blue Steel was originally set to be released by ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Vanity, David Copperfield Terror Train is a 1980 slasher film, directed by Roger Spottiswoode and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Johnson and David Copperfield. It follows the members of a college fraternity who played a ...more

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John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carly Simon Perfect is a 1985 American film drama, directed by James Bridges and starring John Travolta and Jamie Lee Curtis. The film was based on a series of articles that appeared in Rolling Stone ...more

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Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood Forever Young is a 1992 film with elements of romance, drama and science fiction, directed by Steve Miner, starring Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood and Jamie Lee Curtis. The screenplay was written by J. ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. It was directed by Joe Roth with a screenplay by Chris Columbus, ...more

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Kristen Bell, Dwayne Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis You Again is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and written by Moe Jelline. The film stars Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver, Odette Yustman and Betty White. The ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Anna Chlumsky My Girl 2 is a 1994 comedy-drama film starring Anna Chlumsky, Dan Aykroyd, Christine Ebersole, Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Masur, Austin O'Brien, and Roland Thomson. It's a sequel to 1991's My ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Will Ferrell, Danny DeVito This film is a 2000 comedy-mystery film starring Danny DeVito as Wyatt Rash, a local police chief from Verplanck, New York, who investigates Mona Dearly, a spiteful, loud-mouthed, cruel and ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline Fierce Creatures is a 1997 farcical comedy film. While not literally a sequel, Fierce Creatures is a spiritual successor to the 1988 film A Fish Called Wanda. Both films star John Cleese, Jamie ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Tilly House Arrest is a 1996 comedy film. The film was directed by Harry Winer who has directed other films but is more prolific as a television series director. The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Vanessa Redgrave, John C. McGinley Mother's Boys is a 1994 thriller film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin Virus is a 1999 science fiction action thriller film directed by visual effects artist John Bruno. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, William Baldwin and Donald Sutherland, the film is based on a Dark ...more

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Sally Kirkland, Amy Madigan Love Letters is a 1984 film from director Amy Holden Jones which Roger Corman agreed to finance following her success with Slumber Party Massacre. It is a romantic drama that stars Jamie Lee

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Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh Grandview, U.S.A. is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. It stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Carole Cook, Ramon Bieri, ...more