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The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies 

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

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

List features films like Joe's Apartment, Blue River, and many more

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jerry O'Connell movies?" and "What are the greatest Jerry O'Connell roles of all time?"

Jerry O'Connell is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Brian De Palma, John Whitesell and Bryan Singer. If you're a fan of Jerry O'Connell, then check out our lists of the best Anthony Michael Hall and Jason Priestley movies as well.

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

Released: 1986

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming of age comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell. Based on the novella ...more

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Scream 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie ...more

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Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

Released: 1996

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. It was ...more

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Tomcats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Dakota Fanning, Shannon Elizabeth, Bill Maher

Released: 2001

Directed by: Gregory Poirier

Tomcats is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Gregory Poirier.
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Can't Hardly Wait is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart, Jaime Pressly

Released: 1998

Directed by: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont

Can't Hardly Wait is a 1998 American teen comedy film written and directed by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. It stars an ensemble cast including Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie ...more

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Kangaroo Jack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Christopher Walken, Estella Warren, Michael Shannon

Released: 2003

Directed by: David McNally

Kangaroo Jack is a 2003 American buddy-action movie from Warner Bros. Pictures, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, starring Jerry O'Connell, Anthony Anderson, Christopher Walken, Estella Warren and ...more

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Mission to Mars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle, Gary Sinise

Released: 2000

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Mission to Mars is a 2000 science fiction film directed by Brian De Palma from an original screenplay written by Jim Thomas, John Thomas, and Graham Yost. In 2020, a manned Mars exploration ...more

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The New Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Zooey Deschanel, Eliza Dushku, David Hasselhoff

Released: 2002

Directed by: Ed Decter

The New Guy is a 2002 American teen comedy film directed by Ed Decter. The film tells the story of high school loser Dizzy Gillespie Harrison. Dizzy is an unpopular, high school band geek going ...more

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Police Academy 5: Assign... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Jerry O'Connell, Bubba Smith, Janet Jones

Released: 1988

Directed by: Alan Myerson

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach is the 1988 installment in the Police Academy series, launched in 1984. The film was given a PG rating for language and ribald humor. Steve Guttenberg ...more
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Piranha 3D is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Kelly Brook, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

Released: 2010

Directed by: Alexandre Aja

Piranha 3D is a 2010 American 3D horror comedy film and a remake of the 1978 film Piranha. It was directed by Alexandre Aja and has an ensemble cast featuring Steven R. McQueen, Jessica Szohr, ...more

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Yours, Mine and Ours is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo

Released: 2005

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Yours, Mine & Ours is a 2005 American family comedy film about a family with eighteen children, ranging from 4 year old Ethan, to 18 year old William. Directed by Raja Gosnell, it stars ...more

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Joe's Apartment is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Moby, Dave Chappelle, Bam Bam Bigelow

Released: 1996

Directed by: John Payson

Joe's Apartment is a 1996 musical-comedy film starring Jerry O'Connell and Megan Ward and the first film produced by MTV Films. It was based on a 1992 short film first made for MTV. The film was ...more
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The Alibi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Rebecca Romijn, Jaime King, Sam Elliott

Released: 2006

Directed by: Matt Checkowski, Kurt Mattila

The Alibi is a 2006 American film written by Noah Hawley and directed by Matt Checkowski and Kurt Mattila. The film was released to DVD on December 5, 2006 under the title Lies and Alibis.
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Man About Town is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, John Cleese

Released: 2006

Directed by: Mike Binder

Man About Town is a 2006 comedy-drama film produced by Sunlight Productions and independently presented by Media 8 Entertainment. It was written and directed by Mike Binder and stars Ben ...more
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Blue River is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Sam Elliott, Susan Dey, Jerry O'Connell

Released: 1995

Directed by: Larry Elikann

Blue River is a 1995 drama film written by Maria Nation and directed by Larry Elikann.
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Buying the Cow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Alyssa Milano, Ryan Reynolds, Bridgette Wilson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Walt Becker

Buying the Cow is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Walt Becker and starring Jerry O'Connell, Ryan Reynolds, Alyssa Milano and Bridgette L. Wilson.

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Midnight Bayou is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Faye Dunaway, Jerry O'Connell, Alan Ritchson

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ralph Hemecker

Midnight Bayou, also known as Nora Roberts' Midnight Bayou, is a 2009 made-for-TV movie directed by Ralph Hemecker, which stars Jerry O'Connell, Lauren Stamile, and Faye Dunaway. The film is ...more
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Jerry O'Connell Audition... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Jerry O'Connell Auditions for Two and a Half Men Jerry O'Connell, Jerry Minor, Allison Hord

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell Auditions for Two and a Half Men is a 2011 short comedy film directed by Jerry O'Connell.
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The Ranger, the Cook, an... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
The Ranger, the Cook, and a Hole in the Sky Sam Elliott, Jerry O'Connell, Callum Keith Rennie

Directed by: John Kent Harrison

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The '60s is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Jordana Brewster, Julia Stiles, Jerry O'Connell

Released: 1999

Directed by: Mark Piznarski

The '60s is a 1999 TV mini-series directed by Mark Piznarski.
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Reign of the Supermen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romjin, Rainn Wilson

Released: 2019

Directed by: Sam Liu

Reign of the Supermen is a 2019 American animated superhero film directed by Sam Liu and is a direct sequel to the 2018 animated film The Death of Superman, based on the DC comic book of the ...more
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Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Jason O'Mara, Jennifer Morrison, Maury Sterling

Released: 2019

Directed by: Justin Copeland

Batman: Hush is a 2019 animated superhero film directed by Justin Copeland, based on the comic book story arc of the same name. A mysterious criminal known as Hush (Maury Sterling) is determined ...more
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Satanic Panic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Rebecca Romijn, Hayley Griffith, Jerry O'Connell

Released: 2019

Directed by: Chelsea Stardust

Satanic Panic is a 2019 comedy horror film directed by Chelsea Stardust. A pizza delivery girl discovers that she has delivered food to a group of high society Satanists, intent on turning her ...more
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Body Shots is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Tara Reid, Amanda Peet, Emily Procter

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Cristofer

Body Shots is an American film written by David McKenna and directed by Michael Cristofer. Released in October 1999, Body Shots tells the story of eight singles whose night of drunken debauchery ...more
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What the Deaf Man Heard ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jerry O'Connell Movies
Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones, Frankie Muniz

Released: 1997

Directed by: John Kent Harrison

A boy en route to a quiet Georgia town with his mother is taken in by two employees of the local bus depot after his mother disappears. He grows up in the community pretending to be deaf and ...more