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The Best Jason Lee Movies 

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

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

List contains films like Clerks II and American Cuisine.

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

Released: 1995

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Mallrats is a 1995 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It is the second film in the View Askewniverse series and prequel to 1994's Clerks. As in the other View ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

Released: 2000

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Almost Famous is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit. It tells the fictional story of a teenage journalist ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Released: 2004

Directed by: Brad Bird

The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into ...more

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku

Released: 2001

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

Released: 1997

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Chasing Amy is a 1997 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. The central tension revolves around sexuality, sexual history, and evolving friendships. It is the third ...more

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Ben Affleck, Rosario Dawson, Wanda Sykes

Released: 2006

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Clerks II is a 2006 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, sequel to his 1994 film Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. The film stars Brian ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

Released: 2003

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Dreamcatcher is a 2003 science fiction horror film adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. It was directed by Lawrence Kasdan, and co-written by Kasdan and screenwriter William ...more

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Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tim Hill

Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American live-action comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, ...more

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Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally, Tom Green

Released: 2002

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

This film is a 2002 comedy film directed by Canadian filmmaker Bruce McCulloch, about a man who resorts to crime to pay for his niece's Harvard tuition. The film stars Jason Lee and Tom Green. ...more
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Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Monster House is a 2006 computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Gil Kenan, produced by ImageMovers and Amblin Entertainment, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film stars ...more

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Amy Adams, Taylor Momsen, Jay Leno

Released: 2007

Directed by: Frederik Du Chau

Underdog is a 2007 American live-action comedy superhero film based on the 1960s cartoon series of the same name. The film was directed by Frederik Du Chau and stars Peter Dinklage as Dr. Simon ...more

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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

Released: 2009

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by Betty Thomas. The film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz

Released: 2001

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Vanilla Sky is a 2001 American science fiction thriller film directed, written, and co-produced by Cameron Crowe. It is an English-language remake of Alejandro Amenábar's 1997 Spanish ...more

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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

Released: 2011

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American live-action adventure comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. The film stars Jason Lee, David Cross and Jenny Slate with the voices of ...more

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Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tony Scott

Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more

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Julia Stiles, Selma Blair, James Brolin

Released: 2003

Directed by: Chris Koch

A Guy Thing is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Chris Koch and starring Jason Lee, Julia Stiles and Selma Blair.
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Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Monaco, Martin Short

Released: 1999

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Mumford is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is set in a small town where a new psychologist gives offbeat advice to the neurotic residents. Both the ...more
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Bruce Willis, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rashida Jones

Released: 2010

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Cop Out is a 2010 American buddy cop comedy film directed and edited by Kevin Smith, and also written by Cullen brothers Mark and Robb Cullen, and starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Kevin ...more

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Jason Lee, Bud Luckey, Bret Parker

Released: 2005

Directed by: Brad Bird

Jack-Jack Attack is a 2005 computer animated short film produced by Pixar based on their film The Incredibles, and directed by Brad Bird. Unlike many of their previous shorts, it was not given a ...more
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Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Wentworth Miller

Released: 2005

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Stealth is a 2005 American science fiction action film starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton and Richard Roxburgh. The film was directed by Rob Cohen, director ...more
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2001

Directed by: David Mirkin

Heartbreakers is a 2001 caper-romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, and Gene Hackman. Weaver was nominated for a ...more

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David Schwimmer, Judy Greer, Kari Wührer

Released: 1998

Directed by: Doug Ellin

Kissing A Fool is a 1998 American romantic comedy film directed by Doug Ellin. It primarily stars David Schwimmer, Jason Lee, Mili Avital, Kari Wührer and Vanessa Angel. Its plot is ...more
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Video Days Jason Lee, Mark Gonzales, Guy Mariano

Released: 1991

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Video Days is a skateboarding video by Blind Skateboards released in 1991. It is considered one of the most influential skate videos, as director Spike Jonze's format has continued to be ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Sofía Vergara, Martha Stewart

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Big Trouble is a 2002 American comedy film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and featured a large cast including Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Dennis ...more