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

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

List is made up of many different films, including The Bellboy and Rock-A-Bye Baby.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jerry Lewis movies?" and "What are the greatest Jerry Lewis roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Lewis' slapstick comedy, you might also enjoy our list of best Don Rickles movies and best Dean Martin movies.

If Jerry Lewis movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Vincent Price and Andy Griffith too.

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The Nutty Professor Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson The Nutty Professor is a 1963 American comic science fiction feature film produced, directed, co-written and starring Jerry Lewis. The score was composed by Walter Scharf. The film is a parody ...more

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The Bellboy Jerry Lewis, Milton Berle, Maxie Rosenbloom The Bellboy is a 1960 comedy film written, produced, directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. It was released on July 20, 1960 by Paramount Pictures and marked Lewis's directorial debut.

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The Errand Boy Jerry Lewis, Michael Landon, Jim Backus The Errand Boy is a 1961 American comedy film directed, co-written and starring Jerry Lewis.

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The Disorderly Orderly Jerry Lewis, Kathleen Freeman, Everett Sloane The Disorderly Orderly is a 1964 American comedy film released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Jerry Lewis. The film was produced by Paul Jones with a screenplay by director Frank Tashlin, ...more

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Rock-A-Bye Baby Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens, Gary Lewis Rock-A-Bye Baby is a 1958 comedy film with songs, starring Jerry Lewis. A loose remake of Preston Sturges' 1944 film The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, the film was directed and written by Frank ...more

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Who's Minding the Store? Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead Who's Minding the Store? is a comedy film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Jerry Lewis. It was released on November 28, 1963, by Paramount Pictures.

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The Geisha Boy Jerry Lewis, Alec Guinness, Suzanne Pleshette The Geisha Boy is a 1958 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis. Filmed from June 16 to August 7, 1958, it was released on December 23, 1958 by Paramount Pictures. This film marked the film ...more

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Cinderfella Jerry Lewis, Count Basie, Judith Anderson Cinderfella is a comedy film adaptation of the classic Cinderella story, with most characters changed in gender from female to male and starring Jerry Lewis as Fella. It was released December ...more

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The Caddy Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Donna Reed The Caddy is a 1953 American film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. It was filmed from November 24, 1952 through February 23, 1953 and was released by Paramount Pictures on August ...more

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The Family Jewels Jerry Lewis, Anne Baxter, Scatman Crothers The Family Jewels is a 1965 American comedy film. It was filmed from January 18-April 2, 1965 and was released by Paramount Pictures on July 1, 1965. The film was co-written, directed, and ...more

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Scared Stiff Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Carmen Miranda Scared Stiff is a 1953 American musical comedy film directed by George Marshall and starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. One of the 17 movies made by the Martin and Lewis team, it was released ...more

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The Ladies Man Jerry Lewis, Milton Berle, George Raft The Ladies Man is a 1961 American comedy film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. It was released on June 28, 1961 by Paramount.

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The Patsy Jerry Lewis, Peter Lorre, Keenan Wynn The Patsy is a 1964 American film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. It was released on August 12, 1964 by Paramount Pictures.

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The King of Comedy Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese The King of Comedy is an American black comedy film starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis. Directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul D. Zimmerman, the film focuses on themes including ...more

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Artists and Models Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin Artists and Models is a 1955 Paramount musical comedy in VistaVision and marked Martin and Lewis's fourteenth feature together as a team. The film co-stars Shirley MacLaine and Dorothy Malone, ...more

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The Big Mouth Jerry Lewis, Rob Reiner, Charlie Callas The Big Mouth is a 1967 comedy film produced, directed, co-written, and starring Jerry Lewis released on July 12, 1967 by Columbia Pictures. It was filmed in San Diego and features Frank De Vol ...more

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The Delicate Delinquent Jerry Lewis, Rocky Marciano, Darren McGavin The Delicate Delinquent is a 1957 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis. Shot in black-and-white and VistaVision in 1956 and released on June 6, 1957 by Paramount Pictures, it is notable as ...more

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At War with the Army Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen At War with the Army is a 1950 musical comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and introducing Polly Bergen. It was filmed from July through August ...more

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The Stooge Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen The Stooge is a 1952 American comedy film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The film was released on December 31, 1952 by Paramount.

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Hollywood or Bust Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg Hollywood or Bust is a 1956 film comedy starring the team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The picture was filmed from April 16 to June 19, 1956 and released on December 6, 1956 by Paramount ...more

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The Nutty Professor Jerry Lewis, Drake Bell, Andrew Francis The Nutty Professor is a 2008 American-Canadian computer-animated comedy sequel to the 1963 Jerry Lewis comedy of the same name, produced by Rainmaker Entertainment and The Weinstein Company and ...more

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Sailor Beware James Dean, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin Sailor Beware is a 1952 comedy film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and is an adaption of a 1933 Kenyon Nicholson play of the same name. It was released on February 9, 1952 by ...more

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Living It Up Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Janet Leigh Living It Up is a 1954 film comedy starring the team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by Norman Taurog and produced by Paul Jones. The ...more

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That's My Boy Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen That's My Boy is a 1951 film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and marked the first time that Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis actually had "roles" as opposed to previous efforts ...more

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It's Only Money Jerry Lewis, Gary Lewis, Mae Questel It's Only Money is a comedy film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Jerry Lewis. It was filmed from October 9 to December 17, 1961 and was released on November 21, 1962 by Paramount ...more

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My Friend Irma Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Don DeFore My Friend Irma is a 1949 American comedy film directed by George Marshall and is most notable as the film debut of comedy team Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The film was released on August 16, ...more

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You're Never Too Young Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Raymond Burr You're Never Too Young is a comedy film starring the team of Martin and Lewis, released on August 25, 1955 by Paramount Pictures, and co-starring Diana Lynn, Nina Foch, and Raymond Burr.

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Jumping Jacks Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Don DeFore Jumping Jacks is a 1952 film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The film was released by Paramount Pictures.

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Pardners Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Lee Van Cleef Pardners is a movie starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and was released on July 25, 1956 by Paramount Pictures.

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Visit to a Small Planet Jerry Lewis, Ellen Corby, Earl Holliman Visit to a Small Planet is a 1960 Paramount Pictures film starring Jerry Lewis and based on a play by Gore Vidal. The picture was released on February 4, 1960. Visit to a Small Planet debuted as ...more

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Money from Home Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Sheldon Leonard Money From Home is a 1953 film starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The comedy was the first for the Martin and Lewis team to be shot in color and was their only film in 3-D. The picture was ...more

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Hook, Line & Sinker Jerry Lewis, Anne Francis, Peter Lawford Hook, Line & Sinker is a 1969 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis. It was shot from April 1-June 20, 1968 and released on June 6, 1969 by Columbia Pictures. This was the final film for ...more

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Cracking Up Dick Butkus, Jerry Lewis, Sammy Davis^! Jr. Cracking Up is a comedy film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. Originally titled Smorgasbord, it was filmed in 1981-82 and only received limited distribution in the United States. It is the ...more

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Don't Give Up the Ship Jerry Lewis, Dina Merrill, Claude Akins Don't Give Up the Ship is a comedy directed by Norman Taurog and starring Jerry Lewis. It was filmed from October 21, 1958 to January 30, 1959, and released on July 3, 1959 by Paramount

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Hardly Working Jerry Lewis, Billy Barty, Deanna Lund Hardly Working is a comedy film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. It was filmed in 1979, and was released in Europe in 1980 and in the United States on April 3, 1981 through 20th Century

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Which Way to the Front? Jerry Lewis, Willie Davis, Dack Rambo Which Way to the Front? is a 1970 film starring Jerry Lewis. It would be Lewis' last released film for eleven years, until 1981's Hardly Working. The unreleased The Day the Clown Cried was ...more

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Way...Way Out Jerry Lewis, James Brolin, Anita Ekberg Way...Way Out is a 1966 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis and released by 20th Century Fox on October 21, 1966. The film was both a critical and commercial flop.

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Three on a Couch Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Gila Golan Three on a Couch is a comedy film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. Filmed from September 13-December 1, 1965, it was released on July 7, 1966 by Columbia Pictures. Co-starring are Janet ...more

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The Sad Sack Jerry Lewis, Peter Lorre, Yvette Vickers The Sad Sack is a 1957 Paramount Pictures comedy film starring Jerry Lewis and Peter Lorre.

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Boeing Boeing Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis, Thelma Ritter Boeing Boeing is a 1965 American bedroom farce comedy film, based on the 1960 French play Boeing-Boeing, and starring Jerry Lewis and Tony Curtis. It was released on December 22, 1965, and was ...more

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Funny Bones Jerry Lewis, Oliver Reed, Oliver Platt Funny Bones is a 1995 British-American comedy-drama film from Disney's Hollywood Pictures. It was written, directed and produced by Peter Chelsom, co-produced by Simon Fields, and co-written by ...more

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My Friend Irma Goes West Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Diana Lynn My Friend Irma Goes West is a 1950 film based on the radio show My Friend Irma and featuring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. This sequel to My Friend Irma was released May 31, 1950 by ...more

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Arizona Dream Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Jerry Lewis Arizona Dream is a surrealist comedy-drama 1993 film directed by Emir Kusturica and starring Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis and Faye Dunaway.

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3 Ring Circus Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Zsa Zsa Gábor 3 Ring Circus is a 1954 film comedy starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The picture was shot from February 17 to March 31, 1954 and released on December 25 by Paramount Pictures. The ...more

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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River Jerry Lewis, Patricia Routledge, Bernard Cribbins Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River is a British-made comedy film produced by Walter Shenson starring Jerry Lewis and was released on 12 July 1968 by Columbia Pictures. It was based on Max ...more

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Cookie Jerry Lewis, Joy Behar, Dianne Wiest Cookie is a 1989 comedy film released on August 23, 1989 by Warner Brothers.

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The Day the Clown Cried Jerry Lewis, Harriet Andersson The Day the Clown Cried is an unreleased 1972 film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. It is based on a script of the same name by Joan O'Brien, who had co-written the original script with ...more

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Mr. Saturday Night Billy Crystal, Helen Hunt, Jerry Lewis Mr. Saturday Night is a 1992 film that marks the directorial debut of its star, Billy Crystal. It focuses on the rise and fall of Buddy Young Jr., a stand-up comedian. Crystal produced and ...more

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Max Rose Jerry Lewis, Kevin Pollak, Dean Stockwell Max Rose is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Daniel Noah.

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100 Years of Comedy Eddie Murphy, Bill Murray, Bob Hope Journey through 100 years of comedy with this survey of the funniest moments in entertainment history, from the slapstick of the silents to the screwball comedies of the 1930s and '40s to the ...more