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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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Switch Téa Leoni, Ellen Barkin, Catherine Keener Switch is a 1991 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards, based on George Axelrod's play Goodbye Charlie. The movie stars Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams and Lorraine

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson (19 Years before Episode IV) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When ...more

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson (22 Years Before Episode IV) Ten years after the events of the Battle of Naboo, not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padmé Amidala, and Anakin ...more

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My Family Jennifer Lopez, Mary Steenburgen, Constance Marie My Family is a 1995 independent American drama film directed by Gregory Nava, written by Nava and Anna Thomas, and starring Jimmy Smits, Edward James Olmos, and Esai Morales. The film depicts ...more

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Price of Glory Ron Perlman, Jimmy Smits, Clifton Collins Price of Glory is a 2000 American sports drama film written by Phil Berger, directed by Carlos Avila and starring Jimmy Smits. The movie was nominated for several ALMA Awards in 2001. The film ...more

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Running Scared Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits, Gregory Hines Running Scared is a 1986 action/comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Peter Hyams, written by Gary Devore and Jimmy Huston, and starring Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, and ...more

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Old Gringo Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits Old Gringo is a 1989 film directed by Luis Puenzo and co-written with Aída Bortnik, based on the novel Gringo Viejo by Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes. The film stars Jane Fonda, Gregory ...more

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The Believers Martin Sheen, Jimmy Smits, Robert Loggia The Believers is a horror/neo-noir film directed by John Schlesinger, released in 1987 and starring Martin Sheen, Robert Loggia and Helen Shaver. It is based on the 1982 novel The Religion by ...more

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Bless the Child Christina Ricci, Kim Basinger, Ian Holm Bless the Child is a 2000 American horror-thriller film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Angela Bettis, Rufus Sewell, Christina Ricci, and Holliston Coleman. It is ...more

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The Jane Austen Book Club Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace, Maria Bello The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin Swicord. The screenplay, adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by Karen Joy Fowler, focuses ...more

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The Million Dollar Hotel Mel Gibson, Milla Jovovich, Bono The Million Dollar Hotel is a 2000 American drama film based on a concept story by Bono and Nicholas Klein; directed by Wim Wenders; and starring Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, and Mel Gibson. ...more

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Mother and Child Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson Mother and Child is an American drama film directed and written by Rodrigo García. It premiered on September 14, 2009, at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival and at the Sundance ...more

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Vital Signs Diane Lane, Jimmy Smits, Laura San Giacomo Vital Signs is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Marisa Silver. A group of college students studying medicine has to come with terms with the tension that goes inside a surgery

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The Tommyknockers Marg Helgenberger, Traci Lords, Jimmy Smits The Tommyknockers is a 1993 television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It was directed by John Power, and starred Marg Helgenberger and Jimmy Smits in the two ...more

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Backyard Ana de la Reguera, Jimmy Smits, Joaquín Cosío "Sometime in 1996, a terrifying phenomenon surfaced in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. In this now-infamous city, young women are regularly murdered. Most often, no arrests are made or ...more

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Lackawanna Blues Liev Schreiber, Julie Benz, Mos Def Lackawanna Blues is a 2005 TV movie directed by George C. Wolfe.

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The Cisco Kid Ron Perlman, Cheech Marin, Jimmy Smits The Cisco Kid is an American 1994 TV movie which updated the successful 1950s comedy western television series and 1940s movie serial. The film was written by Michael Kane and directed by Luis ...more

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Fires Within Vincent D'Onofrio, Jimmy Smits, Greta Scacchi Fires Within is a 1991 film directed by Gillian Armstrong. It stars Jimmy Smits and Greta Scacchi.

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Happily Ever After: Fairy Tale... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jimmy Smits Movies
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Gross Misconduct Naomi Watts, Jimmy Smits, Shawn Ashmore Gross Misconduct is a 1993 thriller film directed by George T. Miller. It stars Jimmy Smits and Naomi Watts. It was nominated for an award by the Australian Film Institute in 1993. The film has ...more

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Murder in Mind Mary-Louise Parker, Jimmy Smits, Nigel Hawthorne Murder In Mind is a 1997 crime film directed by Andrew Morahan.

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Rockabye Valerie Bertinelli, Jason Alexander, Jimmy Smits Rockabye is a 1986 made-for-TV crime drama film, starring Valerie Bertinelli, Rachel Ticotin, Jason Alexander, and Jimmy Smits.

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Hispanic Hollywood Rita Moreno, Jimmy Smits, Ricardo Montalbán This is a special that celebrates the legacy on the silver screen of Hispanic entertainers, from the early "Latin Lover" exemplified by Valentino to modern celebrities such as Antonio ...more

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Adventures in Wild California Jimmy Smits, Roy E. Disney, Bryan Iguchi Adventures in Wild California is a 70mm American documentary film showcasing the scenery and extreme sports found in California. It is narrated by Golden Globe-winning actor Jimmy Smits and was ...more