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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Liev Schreiber, Julie Benz, Mos Def
Lackawanna Blues is a 2005 TV movie directed by George C. Wolfe.
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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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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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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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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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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
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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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Valerie Bertinelli, Jason Alexander, Jimmy Smits
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Rita Moreno, Jimmy Smits, Ricardo Montalbán
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