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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    The Pest

    Jeffrey Jones, John Leguizamo

    Released1997

    Directed byPaul Miller

    The Pest is a 1997 American comedy film inspired by the classic short story "The Most... more on Wikipedia
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    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

    Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig

    Released2009

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film,... more on Wikipedia
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    Romeo + Juliet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Romeo + Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd

    Released1996

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    Romeo + Juliet is a 1996 American romantic drama film adaptation of William Shakespeare's... more on Wikipedia

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    The Happening is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    The Happening

    Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2008

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    The Happening is a 2008 American supernatural thriller film written, co-produced, and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    Moulin Rouge! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Moulin Rouge!

    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne

    Released2001

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    Moulin Rouge! is a 2001 Australian–American pastiche-jukebox musical film directed, produced,... more on Wikipedia

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    Summer of Sam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Summer of Sam

    Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

    Released1999

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Summer of Sam is a 1999 American thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam. It was directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Ice Age: Continental Drift is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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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

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    Land of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Land of the Dead

    Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg

    Released2005

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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    Casualties of War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Casualties of War

    Sean Penn, Michael J. Fox

    Released1989

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    This film is a 1989 drama film directed by Brian De Palma, with a screenplay by David Rabe,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Lincoln Lawyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    The Lincoln Lawyer

    Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei

    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Furman

    The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
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    Carlito's Way is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Carlito's Way

    Al Pacino, Sean Penn

    Released1993

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Carlito's Way is a 1993 American drama film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the novels... more on Wikipedia

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    The Honeymooners is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    The Honeymooners

    Gabrielle Union, John Leguizamo

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Schultz

    The Honeymooners is a 2005 family comedy film directed by John Schultz. Unlike the original... more on Wikipedia

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    Nothing like the Holidays is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Nothing like the Holidays

    Debra Messing, Alfred Molina

    Released2008

    Directed byAlfredo De Villa

    Nothing Like the Holidays is a 2008 film about a Puerto Rican family living in the area of... more on Wikipedia
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    Spun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Spun

    Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry

    Released2003

    Directed byJonas Åkerlund

    Spun is a 2002 American dark comedy-drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund from an original... more on Wikipedia

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    Ice Age is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Ice Age

    Jack Black, Ray Romano

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

    Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha... more on Wikipedia

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    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everyt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Released1995

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is a 1995 American comedy film, starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Super Mario Bros.

    Dennis Hopper, Bob Hoskins

    Released1993

    Directed byRocky Morton, Annabel Jankel

    Super Mario Bros. is a 1993 American science fiction fantasy adventure comedy film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Righteous Kill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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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
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    Love in the Time of Cholera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Love in the Time of Cholera

    Liev Schreiber, Javier Bardem

    Released2007

    Directed byMike Newell

    Love in the Time of Cholera is a 2007 film directed by Mike Newell. Based on the novel of the... more on Wikipedia

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    Regarding Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Regarding Henry

    Harrison Ford, Annette Bening

    Released1991

    Directed byMike Nichols

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    Empire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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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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    The Fan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    The Fan

    Robert De Niro, Jack Black

    Released1996

    Directed byTony Scott

    The Fan is a 1996 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Robert De Niro... more on Wikipedia
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    What's the Worst That Could Ha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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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 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Miracle at St. Anna

    Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2008

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Miracle at St. Anna is a 2008 American–Italian epic film set primarily in Italy during... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Titan A.E. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Leguizamo Movies
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    Titan A.E.

    Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon

    Released2000

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman, Art Vitello

    Titan A.E. is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both... more on Wikipedia

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