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The Best John Leguizamo Movies

Updated February 21, 2020 2.5k votes 327 voters 34.6k views65 items

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

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

Examples include The Honeymooners and Waco.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Leguizamo movies?" and "What are the greatest John Leguizamo roles of all time?"

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    The Pest
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    The Pest

    Jeffrey Jones, John Leguizamo

    Released1997

    Directed byPaul Miller

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    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
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    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

    Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig

    Released2009

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

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    Romeo + Juliet
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    Romeo + Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd

    Released1996

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

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    The Happening
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    The Happening

    Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2008

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    Moulin Rouge!
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    Moulin Rouge!

    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne

    Released2001

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

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    Summer of Sam
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    Summer of Sam

    Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

    Released1999

    Directed bySpike Lee

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  • 7
    Ice Age: Continental Drift
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    Ice Age: Continental Drift

    Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj

    Released2012

    Directed bySteve Martino, Mike Thurmeier

    Ice Age: Continental Drift is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Land of the Dead
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    Land of the Dead

    Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg

    Released2005

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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  • 9
    Casualties of War
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    Casualties of War

    Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox

    Released1989

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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  • 10
    The Lincoln Lawyer
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    The Lincoln Lawyer

    Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei

    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Furman

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    Carlito's Way
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    Carlito's Way

    Al Pacino, Sean Penn

    Released1993

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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    The Honeymooners
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    The Honeymooners

    Gabrielle Union, John Leguizamo

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Schultz

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    Nothing like the Holidays
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    Nothing like the Holidays

    Debra Messing, Alfred Molina

    Released2008

    Directed byAlfredo De Villa

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  • 14
    Spun
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    Spun

    Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry

    Released2003

    Directed byJonas Åkerlund

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  • 15
    Ice Age
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    Ice Age

    Jack Black, Ray Romano

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

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    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
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    Released1995

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

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  • 17
    Super Mario Bros.
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    Super Mario Bros.

    Dennis Hopper, Bob Hoskins

    Released1993

    Directed byRocky Morton, Annabel Jankel

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  • 18
    Righteous Kill
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    Righteous Kill

    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Avnet

    This film is a 2008 American thriller film with elements of a buddy cop film directed by Jon... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Love in the Time of Cholera
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    Love in the Time of Cholera

    Liev Schreiber, Javier Bardem

    Released2007

    Directed byMike Newell

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  • 20
    Regarding Henry
    21
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    Regarding Henry

    Harrison Ford, Annette Bening

    Released1991

    Directed byMike Nichols

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  • 21
    Empire
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    Empire

    Denise Richards, Isabella Rossellini

    Released2002

    Directed byFranc. Reyes

    Empire is a 2002 gangster film starring John Leguizamo and Peter Sarsgaard.

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  • 22
    The Fan
    26
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    The Fan

    Robert De Niro, Jack Black

    Released1996

    Directed byTony Scott

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    What's the Worst That Could Happen?
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    What's the Worst That Could Happen?

    Danny DeVito, Martin Lawrence

    Released2001

    Directed bySam Weisman

    What's the Worst That Could Happen? is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Sam Weisman and... more on Wikipedia

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    Miracle at St. Anna
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    Miracle at St. Anna

    Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2008

    Directed bySpike Lee

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    Titan A.E.
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    Titan A.E.

    Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon

    Released2000

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman, Art Vitello

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