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The Best Jay Leno Movies  

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

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

This list has everything from Silver Bears to EDtv.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jay Leno movies?" and "What are the greatest Jay Leno roles of all time?"

Ron Howard and Clint Eastwood are among those who have directed Jay Leno at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow
Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more
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Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Amanda Bynes
Robots is a 2005 American computer animated science fiction comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios for Twentieth Century Fox, and was released theatrically on March 11, 2005. The story was ...more
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John Goodman, Jay Leno, Martin Short
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story is a 1993 American animated science fiction adventure film, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and ...more
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Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor, Rosie O'Donnell
The Flintstones is a 1994 American buddy comedy film directed by Brian Levant and written by Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein and Steven E. de Souza. A live-action adaptation of the 1960s animated ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Tom Selleck
In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, and Wilford Brimley. It is an original ...more
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Jay Leno, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese
Igor is a 2008 American computer animated fantasy comedy film about the stock character Igor who dreams of winning first place at the Evil Science Fair. Produced by Exodus Film Group and ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Jon Hamm, Jay Leno
Space Cowboys is a 2000 American space adventure film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. It stars Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner as four older "ex-test ...more
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Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter
Ice Age: The Meltdown is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2002 computer-animated film Ice Age. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century ...more
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Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Hurley, Ellen DeGeneres
EDtv is a 1999 American satirical comedy film directed by Ron Howard. An adaptation of the Quebec film Louis 19, le roi des ondes, it stars Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, ...more
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Tom Brady, Eva Mendes, Cher
Stuck on You is a 2003 comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as conjoined twins, whose conflicting aspirations provide both conflict and humorous ...more
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Jay Leno, Pat Morita, Ernie Hudson
Collision Course is a 1989 action-comedy film starring Jay Leno as a Detroit police officer and Pat Morita as a Japanese officer forced to work together to recover a Japanese turbocharger stolen ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Jay Leno, Tom Berenger
Major League II is a 1994 sequel to the 1989 film Major League. Major League II stars most of the same cast from the original, including Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Corbin Bernsen. Absent ...more
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Jay Leno, George Carlin, Elvis Costello
Americathon is a 1979 American comedy film starring John Ritter, Fred Willard, Peter Riegert, Harvey Korman, and Nancy Morgan, with narration by George Carlin, based on a play by Firesign ...more
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John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Jay Leno
Mad City is a 1997 hostage thriller film written by Tom Matthews and Eric Williams, directed by Costa-Gavras, and starring Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Blythe Danner, ...more
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Jay Leno, Divine, Tab Hunter
Polyester is a 1981 American black comedy film directed, produced, and written by John Waters. It was filmed in Waters' native Baltimore, Maryland, and features a gimmick called ...more
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Chuck Berry, Jay Leno, Fran Drescher
American Hot Wax is a 1978 biopic film directed by Floyd Mutrux and written by John Kaye telling the story of Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed, who was instrumental in introducing and ...more
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"In the late 1990s, a hybrid form of graffiti began appearing in cities around the world. Enlisting stickers, stencils, posters, and sculpture and spread by the burgeoning Internet, it ...more
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Jay Leno, Jeremy Piven, Sherilyn Fenn
Just Write is a 1997 romantic comedy directed by Andrew Gallerani starring Jeremy Piven, Sherilyn Fenn, JoBeth Williams and Wallace Shawn.
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Alec Baldwin, Adam West, Tara Strong
Timmy wishes for a magic remote control that will allow him to travel inside television. But the magic remote winds up in Vicky's hands! It's going to take Timmy, Cosmo and Wanda to race through ...more
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The World's Greatest Stand-Up Comedy Collection Jay Leno
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Jay Leno, Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd
Silver Bears is a 1978 joint British- and American-produced comedy thriller film directed by Ivan Passer and starring Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan and Joss Ackland. Caine ...more
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Jay Leno, Kathy Bates, Ed Asner
Christmas Is Here Again is a 2007 animated Christmas film released on DVD by Screen Media Films. The first feature production from the Renegade Animation studio, it was co-written, co-produced ...more
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Bill Cosby, David Letterman, Jay Leno
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Tales of the Rat Fink Ann-Margret, John Goodman, Jay Leno
From the award-winning director of Comic Book Confidential and Grass comes TALES OF THE RAT FINK, Ron Mann's wildly inventive bio about Renaissance man Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, who ...more
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The 1984 Los Angeles Comedy Competition with Host Jay Leno Jay Leno, Fred Willard, Ray Combs