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The Best Jay Hernandez Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 456 votes 47 voters 6.6k views24 items

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

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

List films range from American Son to Ladder 49.

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    The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    The Rookie

    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Rookie is a 2002 sports drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Walt... more on Wikipedia

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    Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Friday Night Lights

    Amber Heard, Connie Britton

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Berg

    Friday Night Lights is a 2004 sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg, which documents the... more on Wikipedia

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    Quarantine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Quarantine

    Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Erick Dowdle

    Quarantine is a 2008 American science fiction horror film directed by John Erick Dowdle and... more on Wikipedia

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    World Trade Center is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    World Trade Center

    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2006

    Directed byOliver Stone

    World Trade Center is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Grindhouse

    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie

    Grindhouse is a 2007 American horror film double feature co-written, produced, and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Nothing like the Holidays is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Nothing like the Holidays

    Debra Messing, Alfred Molina

    Released2008

    Directed byAlfredo De Villa

    Nothing Like the Holidays is a 2008 film about a Puerto Rican family living in the area of... more on Wikipedia
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    Nomad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Nomad

    Bai Ling, Jay Hernandez

    Released2005

    Directed bySergei Bodrov, Ivan Passer

    Nomad: The Warrior is a 2005 Kazakh historical epic film written and co-produced by Rustam... more on Wikipedia
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    Carlito's Way: Rise to Power is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Carlito's Way: Rise to Power

    Sean Combs, Giancarlo Esposito

    Released2005

    Directed byMichael Scott Bregman

    Carlito's Way: Rise to Power is a 2005 prequel to Brian De Palma's 1993 film Carlito's Way,... more on Wikipedia
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    Crazy/Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Crazy/Beautiful

    Kirsten Dunst, Taryn Manning

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn Stockwell

    Crazy/Beautiful is a 2001 romantic drama film starring Kirsten Dunst and Jay Hernandez. It is... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Hostel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Hostel

    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins

    Released2005

    Directed byEli Roth

    Hostel is a 2005 American horror film written, produced, and directed by Eli Roth and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Torque is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Torque

    Ice Cube, Christina Milian

    Released2004

    Directed byJoseph Kahn

    Torque is a 2004 American action film about underground motorcycle gangs and racers. The film... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Live! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Live!

    Eva Mendes, Katie Cassidy

    Released2007

    Directed byBill Guttentag

    Live! is a 2007 film directed and written by Bill Guttentag and starring Eva Mendes, David... more on Wikipedia
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    LOL is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    LOL

    Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore

    Released2012

    Directed byLisa Azuelos

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    Body Politic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Body Politic

    Minka Kelly, Brian Austin Green

    Released2009

    Directed byScott Winant

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    Karas: The Prophecy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Karas: The Prophecy

    Keiji Fujiwara, Kiyoyuki Yanada

    Released2005

    Directed byKeiichi Sato, Koji Yamazaki, Akira Takada

    Karas: The Prophecy is a 2005 animated action-adventure film written by Shin Yoshida, Masaya...
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    American Son is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    American Son

    Nick Cannon, Tom Sizemore

    Released2008

    Directed byNeil Abramson

    American Son is a drama film directed by Neil Abramson and starring Nick Cannon, Melonie Diaz... more on Wikipedia
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    Karas: The Revelation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Karas: The Revelation

    Matthew Lillard, Jay Hernandez

    Released2007

    Directed byKeiichi Sato

    Karas: The Revelation is a 2007 animated action-fantasy film written by Shin Yoshida and...amazon_watch buy button
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    Ladder 49 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Ladder 49

    John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2004

    Directed byJay Russell

    Ladder 49 is a 2004 American drama film, directed by Jay Russell, about the heroics of... more on Wikipedia

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    Gimme Shelter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Gimme Shelter

    Janeane Garofalo, Sissy Spacek

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Chulack

    Gimme Shelter is a 2010 drama TV movie written by Hannah Shakespeare and directed by...
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    Living the Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Living the Life

    Jay Hernandez, J.D. Evermore

    Released2000

    Directed byAlex Munoz

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    Hostel: Part II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Hostel: Part II

    Bijou Phillips, Lauren German

    Released2007

    Directed byEli Roth

    Hostel: Part II is a 2007 American horror film written and directed by Eli Roth, and the... more on Wikipedia

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    Takers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Takers

    Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown

    Released2010

    Directed byJohn Luessenhop

    Takers is a 2010 American crime action thriller film directed by John Luessenhop from a story... more on Wikipedia
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    Lakeview Terrace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Lakeview Terrace

    Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2008

    Directed byNeil LaBute

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    Joy Ride is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jay Hernandez Movies
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    Joy Ride

    Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn Dahl

    Joy Ride, also known as Roadkill, is a 2001 American thriller road film. The film was written... more on Wikipedia

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