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The Best Jared Leto Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 4.6k votes 1.2k voters 62.5k views

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

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

Items here include everything from Highway to Switchback.

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  • Requiem for a Dream1
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    Requiem for a Dream

    Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto

    Released2000

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky... more on Wikipedia
  • Suicide Squad2
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    Suicide Squad

    Will Smith, Jared Leto

    Released2016

    Directed byDavid Ayer

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  • American Psycho3
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    American Psycho

    Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

    Released2000

    Directed byMary Harron

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  • Mr. Nobody4
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    Mr. Nobody

    Diane Kruger, Jared Leto

    Released2009

    Directed byJaco Van Dormael

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  • Dallas Buyers Club5
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    Dallas Buyers Club

    Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2013

    Directed byJean-Marc Vallée

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  • Panic Room6
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    Panic Room

    Kristen Stewart, Nicole Kidman

    Released2002

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • Lord of War7
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    Lord of War

    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

    This film is a 2005 film written, produced and directed by Andrew Niccol and co-produced by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Fight Club8
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    Fight Club

    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • Alexander9
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    Alexander

    Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer

    Released2004

    Directed byOliver Stone, Wilhelm Sasnal, Anka Sasnal

    Alexander is a 2004 action adventure biography film written by Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle... more on Wikipedia

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  • Urban Legend10
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    Urban Legend

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid

    Released1998

    Directed byJamie Blanks

    Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on... more on Wikipedia

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  • Chapter 2711
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    Chapter 27

    Lindsay Lohan, Jared Leto

    Released2007

    Directed byJarrett Schaefer

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  • Girl, Interrupted12
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    Girl, Interrupted

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Mangold

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  • Basil13
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    Basil

    Jared Leto, Claire Forlani

    Released1998

    Directed byRadha Bharadwaj

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  • Sunset Strip14
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    Sunset Strip

    Jared Leto, Krista Allen

    Released2000

    Directed byAdam Collis

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  • Sol Goode15
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    Sol Goode

    Carmen Electra, Jared Leto

    Released2001

    Directed byDanny Comden

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  • Prefontaine16
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    Prefontaine

    Jared Leto, Ed O'Neill

    Released1997

    Directed bySteve James

    Prefontaine is a 1997 American biographical film chronicling the life of the American... more on Wikipedia
  • Highway17
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    Highway

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jared Leto

    Released2002

    Directed byJames Cox

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  • Switchback18
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    Switchback

    Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid

    Released1997

    Directed byJeb Stuart

    Switchback is a 1997 western thriller starring Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, Ted... more on Wikipedia
  • Lonely Hearts19
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    Lonely Hearts

    Salma Hayek, John Travolta

    Released2007

    Directed byTodd Robinson

    Lonely Hearts is a 2006 American film directed and written by Todd Robinson. It is based on... more on Wikipedia
  • How to Make an American Quilt20
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    How to Make an American Quilt

    Claire Danes, Winona Ryder

    Released1995

    Directed byJocelyn Moorhouse

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  • The Thin Red Line21
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    The Thin Red Line

    George Clooney, John Travolta

    Released1998

    Directed byTerrence Malick

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  • The Last of the High Kings22
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    The Last of the High Kings

    Christina Ricci, Jared Leto

    Released1996

    Directed byDavid Keating

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  • Black and White23
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    Black and White

    Robert Downey Jr., Mike Tyson

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Toback

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