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List of the best Jim Carrey movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jim Carrey's movies have received praise and, well... not praise over the years, even as they've earned millions and millions around the world. The order of these top Jim Carrey movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jim Carrey movies will be at the top of the list. Take a look at this list of Jim Carrey movies!

If you think the best Jim Carrey role from the celebrated and diverse Jim Carrey filmography isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jim Carrey performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, he's been in some bad ones, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List ranges from Liar Liar to Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, plus much more.

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

Jim Carrey is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Ron Howard, Joel Schumacher and Francis Ford Coppola. Movie fans who love Jim Carrey have also been known to enjoy films starring Chris Tucker and Russell Brand.

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The Truman Show Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical social science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir and written by Andrew Niccol. The cast includes Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, Laura ...more

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Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. It was written by the Farrelly brothers and Bennett Yellin, and is the Farrelly Brothers ...more

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac, and co-written by and starring Jim Carrey. It was developed by the film's original writer, Jack ...more

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The Mask Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics. This film was directed by Chuck Russell, and produced by Dark ...more

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Liar Liar Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen Liar Liar is a 1997 American comedy film written by Paul Guay and Stephen Mazur, directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Jim Carrey who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance ...more

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Bruce Almighty Jennifer Aniston, Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman Bruce Almighty is a 2003 American religious comedy-drama film directed by Tom Shadyac, written by Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe and Steve Oedekerk and stars Jim Carrey as Bruce Nolan, a ...more

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie ...more

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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is a 1995 American film and the sequel to the 1994 American film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey reprises his role as the title character Ace Ventura, a ...more

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Me, Myself & Irene Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger Me, Myself & Irene is a 2000 American comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers, and starring Jim Carrey and Renée Zellweger. Chris Cooper, Robert Forster, Richard Jenkins, Daniel ...more

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Yes Man Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Bradley Cooper Yes Man is a 2008 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul, and Andrew Mogel and starring Jim Carrey. The film is based loosely on ...more

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The Cable Guy Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller, Jack Black The Cable Guy is a 1996 American thriller dark comedy film directed by Ben Stiller, who also co-stars in the film, and starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. The film was released in the ...more

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Man on the Moon Courtney Love, Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito Man on the Moon is a 1999 American biographical comedy–drama film about the late American entertainer Andy Kaufman, starring Jim Carrey. The film was directed by Miloš Forman and also features ...more

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by ...more

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the third installment of the initial ...more

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The Majestic Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, Rob Reiner The Majestic is a 2001 American drama film directed and produced by Frank Darabont, written by Michael Sloane, and starring Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Jeffrey DeMunn, David Ogden Stiers, James ...more

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Fun with Dick and Jane Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Angie Harmon Fun with Dick and Jane is a 2005 remake of the 1977 American comedy film of the same name, directed by Dean Parisot and written by Judd Apatow and Nicholas Stoller. It stars Jim Carrey and ...more

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A Christmas Carol Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright Disney's A Christmas Carol is a 2009 American 3D computer animated motion-capture holiday fantasy drama film written and directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens ...more

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The Number 23 Jim Carrey, Rhona Mitra, Logan Lerman The Number 23 is a 2007 American psychological thriller film written by Fernley Phillips and directed by Joel Schumacher. Starring Jim Carrey, the film was released in the United States on ...more

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Horton Hears a Who! Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, ...more

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Mr. Popper's Penguins Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 2011 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters, produced by John Davis, written by Sean Anders, John Morris and Jared Stern and starring Jim Carrey, Carla ...more

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Dumb and Dumber To Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner, Jeff Daniels Dumb and Dumber To is a 2014 American road buddy comedy film co-written and directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly. It is the third film in the Dumb and Dumber film series and a direct ...more

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I Love You Phillip Morris Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann I Love You Phillip Morris is a 2009 comedy film based on the 1980s and '90s real-life story of con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapee Steven Jay Russell, as played by Jim Carrey. ...more

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Once Bitten Jim Carrey, Megan Mullally, Lauren Hutton Once Bitten is a 1985 American horror comedy film starring Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey and Karen Kopins. Carrey stars as Mark Kendall, an innocent and naive high school student who is seduced in a ...more

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Earth Girls Are Easy Jim Carrey, Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum Earth Girls Are Easy is a 1988 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Julien Temple and stars Geena Davis, Julie Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, and Jim Carrey. The plot is based ...more

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Kick-Ass 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
Kick-Ass 2 Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca Kick-Ass 2 is a 2013 action comedy film written and directed by Jeff Wadlow.

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. As with the original film, it is directed by Adam McKay, ...more

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Peggy Sue Got Married is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
Peggy Sue Got Married Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner Peggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola starring Kathleen Turner as a woman on the verge of a divorce, who finds herself transported back to ...more

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Simon Birch Jim Carrey, Ashley Judd, Jan Hooks Simon Birch is a 1998 American comedy-drama film loosely based on A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving and was directed and written for the screen by Mark Steven Johnson. The film stars Ian ...more

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, Steve Carell The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Don Scardino and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Chad Kultgen & Tyler ...more

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Under the Sea 3D Jim Carrey Under the Sea 3D a new IMAX 3D adventure, transports moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the ...more

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Pink Cadillac Clint Eastwood, Jim Carrey, Bernadette Peters Pink Cadillac is a 1989 American action-comedy film about a bounty hunter and a group of white supremacists chasing after an innocent woman who tries to outrun everyone in her husband's prized ...more

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Presidential Reunion Jim Carrey, Will Ferrell, Chevy Chase Presidential Reunion is an American comedy Web short directed by Ron Howard and stars Saturday Night Live cast members who parodied Presidents Ford to Obama. The skit was released onto the Funny ...more

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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

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Captain Phasma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
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Finders Keepers Jim Carrey, Louis Gossett, Jr. Finders Keepers is a 1984 comedy film directed by Richard Lester and starring Michael O'Keefe, Beverly D'Angelo and features an early performance by Jim Carrey. It was shot entirely in Alberta, ...more

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High Strung Jim Carrey, Fred Willard, Jani Lane High Strung is a 1991 American independent comedy film directed by Roger Nygard, created by Film Brigade International and produced by Vladimir Horunzhy and Sergei Zholobetsky. It stars Steve ...more

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Captain Phasma is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
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Used Guys Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller

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Copper Mountain Jim Carrey, Alan Thicke, Jean-Claude Killy Copper Mountain is a 1983 comedy film about two friends who travel to a Colorado ski resort. One of them, played by Alan Thicke, looks to hit the slopes and the other, played by Jim Carrey, ...more

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Itsy Bitsy Spider Jim Carrey, Thora Birch, Frank Welker Itsy Bitsy Spider is a 1992 American animated science fantasy-comedy short film directed by Matthew O'Callaghan and written by Michael O'Donoghue, loosely based on the homonymous rhyme and ...more

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All in Good Taste Jim Carrey, Harvey Atkin, Jonathan Welsh All in Good Taste is a Canadian comedy film and is also one of Jim Carrey's first roles. It was filmed in 1981 but not shown in theaters until 1983.

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Pecan Pie Jim Carrey Pecan Pie is a short film by Michel Gondry, starring Jim Carrey, in which the main character drives around the streets in a bed while singing a song in the style of Elvis Presley. It also ...more

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Doing Time on Maple Drive Jim Carrey, Lori Loughlin, William McNamara Doing Time on Maple Drive is a 1992 drama television film. Written by James Duff and directed by Ken Olin, the film stars James Sikking, Bibi Besch, William McNamara, Jayne Brook, David Byron, ...more