The Best Jimmy Smits Movies

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

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

Items on this list include Murder in Mind and Vital Signs.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jimmy Smits movies?" and "What are the greatest Jimmy Smits roles of all time?"
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  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
    1
    Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: George Lucas
  • My Family
    2
    Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Eduardo López Rojas
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Gregory Nava
  • Switch
    3
    Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Blake Edwards
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
    4
    Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: George Lucas
  • Running Scared
    5
    Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Peter Hyams
  • Price of Glory
    6
    Jimmy Smits, Jon Seda, Clifton Collins
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Carlos Avila
  • Old Gringo
    7
    Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Luis Puenzo
  • Bless the Child
    8
    Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Holliston Coleman
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Chuck Russell
  • The Believers
    9
    Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: John Schlesinger
  • The Jane Austen Book Club
    10
    Maria Bello, Amy Brenneman, Emily Blunt
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Robin Swicord
  • The Million Dollar Hotel
    11
    Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Mel Gibson
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Wim Wenders
  • Mother and Child
    12
    Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Rodrigo Garcia
  • The Tommyknockers
    13
    Marg Helgenberger, Traci Lords, Jimmy Smits
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: John Power
  • Backyard
    14
    Ana de la Reguera, Marco Pérez, Ivan Cortes
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Carlos Carrera
  • Vital Signs
    15
    Adrian Pasdar, Diane Lane, Jimmy Smits
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Marisa Silver
  • Lackawanna Blues
    16
    S. Epatha Merkerson, Marcus Carl Franklin, Yasiin Bey
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: George C. Wolfe
  • The Cisco Kid
    17
    Ron Perlman, Cheech Marin, Jimmy Smits
    • Directed by: Luis Valdez
  • Fires Within
    18
    Jimmy Smits, Greta Scacchi, Vincent D'Onofrio
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Gillian Armstrong
  • Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
    19
    Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes, Heavy D
    • Released: 2004
  • Gross Misconduct
    20
    Jimmy Smits, Naomi Watts, Sarah Chadwick
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: George Miller
  • Rockabye
    21
    Valerie Bertinelli, Jason Alexander, Jimmy Smits
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Richard Michaels
  • Murder in Mind
    22
    Mary-Louise Parker, Jimmy Smits, Nigel Hawthorne
    • Released: 1997
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Greg MacGillivray
  • Hispanic Hollywood
    24
    Rita Moreno, Jimmy Smits, Ricardo Montalbán
    • Released: 2000