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The Best Jimmy Smits Movies

Updated August 30, 2020 448 votes 79 voters 9.9k views24 items

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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.

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    My Family

    Jennifer Lopez, Mary Steenburgen
    My Family is a 1995 independent American drama film directed by Gregory Nava, written by Nava...  more

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    Switch

    Téa Leoni, Ellen Barkin
    Switch is a 1991 comedy film written and directed by Blake Edwards, based on George Axelrod's...  more

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    #638 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#340 of 375 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

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    Price of Glory

    Ron Perlman, Jimmy Smits
    Price of Glory is a 2000 American sports drama film written by Phil Berger, directed by Carlos...  more
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    Running Scared

    Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits
    Running Scared is a 1986 action/comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Peter...  more

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    Old Gringo

    Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck
    Old Gringo is a 1989 film directed by Luis Puenzo and co-written with Aída Bortnik, based on...  more

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    The Jane Austen Book Club

    Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace
    The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin...  more

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    Bless the Child

    Christina Ricci, Kim Basinger
    Bless the Child is a 2000 American horror-thriller film directed by Chuck Russell, starring...  more

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    The Believers

    Martin Sheen, Jimmy Smits
    The Believers is a horror/neo-noir film directed by John Schlesinger, released in 1987 and...  more
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    The Million Dollar Hotel

    Mel Gibson, Milla Jovovich
    The Million Dollar Hotel is a 2000 American drama film based on a concept story by Bono and...  more
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    Mother and Child

    Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington
    Mother and Child is an American drama film directed and written by Rodrigo García. It...  more
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    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor
    (19 Years before Episode IV) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi...  more

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    Fires Within

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

    Diane Lane, Jimmy Smits
    Vital Signs is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Marisa Silver. A group of college...  more
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    The Cisco Kid

    Ron Perlman, Cheech Marin
    The Cisco Kid is an American 1994 TV movie which updated the successful 1950s comedy western...  more
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    Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child

    Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes
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    Gross Misconduct

    Naomi Watts, Jimmy Smits
    Gross Misconduct is a 1993 thriller film directed by George T. Miller. It stars Jimmy Smits...  more
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    Adventures in Wild California

    Jimmy Smits, Roy E. Disney
    Adventures in Wild California is a 70mm American documentary film showcasing the scenery and...  more
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    Murder in Mind

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

    Valerie Bertinelli, Jason Alexander
    Rockabye is a 1986 made-for-TV crime drama film, starring Valerie Bertinelli, Rachel Ticotin,...  more
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    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor
    (22 Years Before Episode IV) Ten years after the events of the Battle of Naboo, not only has...  more

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    Hispanic Hollywood

    Rita Moreno, Jimmy Smits
    This is a special that celebrates the legacy on the silver screen of Hispanic entertainers,...
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    The Tommyknockers

    Marg Helgenberger, Traci Lords
    The Tommyknockers is a 1993 television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by...  more
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    Lackawanna Blues

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

    Ana de la Reguera, Jimmy Smits
    "Sometime in 1996, a terrifying phenomenon surfaced in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. In this...  more