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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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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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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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#149 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #59 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Timelisted on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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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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#805 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #346 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #173 of 198 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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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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#43 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #63 of 304 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Timefeaturing 'Dumb And Dumber' Is Far Darker And Creepier Than You Remember

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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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#46 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #62 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Madefeaturing 'The Mask' May Be A Little Messed Up, But It's Not Nearly As Twisted As The Comic It's Based On

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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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#111 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #78 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #101 of 164 Live Action Films with the Best CGI Effects

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Eternal Sunshine of the ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
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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#56 of 258 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #98 of 291 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Crylisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#337 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #161 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #206 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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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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#158 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #29 of 30 Great Movies Set Along the Coast #17 of 49 The Best Movies About Split Personalities

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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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#154 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #80 of 241 Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck #7 of 59 The Best Serious Movies Starring Comedians

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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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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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#228 of 304 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #285 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #56 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard
This film 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 Dr. Seuss. It was the first Dr. ...more

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#130 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #129 of 347 The Best Movies Based On Bookslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#175 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Moviesfeaturing Tommy Lee Jones Hated Jim Carrey, And Other Stories From The Making Of 'Batman Forever'listed on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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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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#24 of 59 The Best Serious Movies Starring Comedians #5 of 15 Oscar Bait Movies That Utterly Failed To Bait Any Oscars #44 of 56 The Best Small Town Movies, Ranked

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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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#25 of 78 The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels #1,324 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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. The film generated worldwide ...more

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#318 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #640 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #19 of 32 Blockbusters With No Cultural Impact Whatsoever, Ranked

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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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#122 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #182 of 347 The Best Movies Based On Books #42 of 72 The Best CGI Animated Films Ever Made

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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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#54 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #11 of 13 The Most Delightful Bill Murray Cameos #3 of 13 These Movie Sequels Came Out So Long After The Original That No One Cared Anymore

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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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#193 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #479 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Starslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#70 of 78 The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels #1,034 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #250 of 462 The Best Feel-Good Movies

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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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#38 of 156 The Most Confusing Movies Ever Made #25 of 59 The Best Serious Movies Starring Comedians #24 of 43 The Best Memory Loss Movies

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Anchorman 2: The Legend ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. With the 1970s behind them, San ...more

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#469 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #616 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #217 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movies

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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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#835 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #11 of 28 The Best Comedies With Zombies And Vampireslisted on All Vampire Movies: List of Vampire Movies and Vampire Films

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Kick-Ass 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jim Carrey Movies
Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca
This film is a 2013 action comedy film written and directed by Jeff Wadlow.

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