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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

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    Stand by Me

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1986

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Scream 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox

    Released1997

    Directed byWes 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

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu

    Released1996

    Directed byCameron 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 inspired by...  more

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    Can't Hardly Wait

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Melissa Joan Hart

    Released1998

    Directed byDeborah 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 Korsmo,...  more

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    Tomcats

    Dakota Fanning, Shannon Elizabeth

    Released2001

    Directed byGregory Poirier

    Tomcats is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Gregory Poirier....  more
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    Kangaroo Jack

    Christopher Walken, Estella Warren

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid 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 Adam...  more

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    The New Guy

    Zooey Deschanel, Eliza Dushku

    Released2002

    Directed byEd 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: Assignment Miami Beach

    Jerry O'Connell, Bubba Smith

    Released1988

    Directed byAlan 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 was...  more
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    Mission to Mars

    Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle

    Released2000

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Mission to Mars is a 2000 science fiction film directed by Brian De Palma. In 2020, a manned Mars exploration mission goes awry leading astronaut Jim McConnell to coordinate a rescue mission for his...  more

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    Joe's Apartment

    Moby, Dave Chappelle

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn 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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    Piranha 3D

    Kelly Brook, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2010

    Directed byAlexandre 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, Jerry...  more

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    Yours, Mine and Ours

    Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid

    Released2005

    Directed byRaja 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 Dennis Quaid...  more

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    The Alibi

    Rebecca Romijn, Jaime King

    Released2006

    Directed byMatt 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....  more
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    Room 6

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Christine Taylor

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Hurst

    Room 6 is a 2006 horror film starring Christine Taylor, Shane Brolly, Jerry O'Connell, and Ellie Cornell. The film was directed and co-written by Michael Hurst. Mark A. Altman also helped pen the...  more
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    Blue River

    Sam Elliott, Susan Dey

    Released1995

    Directed byLarry Elikann

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    The '60s

    Jordana Brewster, Julia Stiles

    Released1999

    Directed byMark Piznarski

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    Man About Town

    Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn

    Released2006

    Directed byMike 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 Affleck,...  more
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    Batman: Hush

    Jason O'Mara, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2019

    Directed byJustin 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 to...  more
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    Satanic Panic

    Rebecca Romijn, Hayley Griffith

    Released2019

    Directed byChelsea 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 into a...  more
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    Midnight Bayou

    Faye Dunaway, Jerry O'Connell

    Released2009

    Directed byRalph 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 based on...  more
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    Reign of the Supermen

    Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romjin

    Released2019

    Directed bySam 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 same...  more
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    What the Deaf Man Heard

    Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn 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 mute,...  more
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    Body Shots

    Tara Reid, Amanda Peet

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael 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 goes...  more
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    Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam

    Danica McKellar, James Garner

    Released2010

    Directed byJoaquim Dos Santos

    Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Michael Jelenic, featuring George Newbern and Jerry O'Connell reprising their...  more
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    Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss

    Jerry O'Connell, Peter Gerety

    Released1988

    Directed byDick Bartlett

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