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The Best Movies Directed by Jon Favreau 

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List of all movies directed by Jon Favreau ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Jon Favreau are listed here and include movie posters and Jon Favreau movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Jon Favreau as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Jon Favreau movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Jon Favreau film is can be factored into this list.

From Jon Favreau's studio films to Jon Favreau's independent films, this Jon Favreau filmography keeps tabs on all Jon Favreau movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This list features movies like Iron Man and Elf.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Jon Favreau direct?” or “who is Jon Favreau?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Jon Favreau?” and “what's a good selection of good Jon Favreau movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Jon Favreau films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Jon Favreau works.

All Jon Favreau director credits are included. This list of every movie that Jon Favreau has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Jon Favreau movie is and which actors starred in the Jon Favreau film.

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Scarlett Johansson and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the many great actors who have worked on a Jon Favreau movie.

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Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark (Robert ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more

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Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo

Released: 2014

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Chef is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Jon Favreau. After a public altercation with a food critic, a professional chef (Jon Favreau) quits his job at a popular Los Angeles ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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ShawnReynolds added The Jungle Book Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

Released: 2016

Directed by: Jon Favreau

The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau. Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film ...more

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Kristen Stewart, Josh Hutchersonm, Tim Robbins

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Zathura: A Space Adventure is a 2005 American science fiction fantasy adventure film directed by Jon Favreau, and is loosely based on the illustrated book Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg, author ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Cowboys & Aliens is a 2011 American science fiction Western film directed by Jon Favreau and starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde. The film is based on the 2006 graphic ...more

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Sean Combs, Famke Janssen, Dustin Diamond

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Made is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Jon Favreau. It stars Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Peter Falk, and Sean Combs. It was Favreau's directorial debut.
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Smog Sarah Silverman

Released: 1999

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Smog is a 1999 comedy tv film directed by Jon Favreau.
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Secret Cabinet

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography