Entertainment The Best Judd Nelson Movies  

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

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

Examples of films on this list include The Day the Earth Stopped and Lost Voyage.

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Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall
The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes and starring Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John ...more
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Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson
St. Elmo's Fire is a 1985 American coming-of-age film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film, starring Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and Mare ...more
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Judd Nelson, Andrew Dice Clay, Gordon Jump
Making the Grade is an American film which was released in 1984. It was directed by Dorian Walker and written by Charles Gale and Gene Quintano. It was filmed at Rhodes College in Memphis,
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John Hurt, Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins
From the Hip, is a 1987 courtroom dramedy film directed by Bob Clark from a screenplay by Bob Clark and David E. Kelley. The film stars Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins, John Hurt and Beatrice
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Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson
New Jack City is a 1991 American thriller action film film directed by Mario Van Peebles in his directorial debut, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen ...more
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Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, E.G. Daily
Fandango is a 1985 American film directed by Kevin Reynolds. It was originally a student film titled Proof made by Reynolds while he was attending USC film school. It was a parody of Greek life ...more
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Judd Nelson, Hedy Burress
Cabin by the Lake is a horror TV movie released in 2000. It tells the story of Stanley, played by Judd Nelson, a script writer who begins killing girls for research for a movie he is writing, ...more
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Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi
Airheads is a 1994 American comedy film written by Rich Wilkes and directed by Michael Lehmann. It stars Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi and Adam Sandler as a band of loser musicians who stage a ...more
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more
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Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso
Blue City is a 1986 drama film based on the 1947 Ross Macdonald novel of the same name about a young man who returns to a corrupt small town in Florida to avenge the death of his father. The ...more
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Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Meg Foster
Relentless is a 1989 American crime film directed by William Lustig and starring Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia and Leo Rossi. The film follows two LAPD officers on a hunt for an ex-cop turned ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Julie Benz, Judd Nelson
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day is a 2009 American vigilante film written and directed by Troy Duffy. The film serves as a sequel to the 1999 film The Boondock Saints. The film stars Sean ...more
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Orson Welles, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy
The Transformers: The Movie is a 1986 animated feature film based on the animated TV series by the same name. It was released in North America on August 8, 1986 and in the UK on December 5, ...more
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Rosario Dawson, Usher, Judd Nelson
Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams. The ...more
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Rob Lowe, James Caan, Judd Nelson
The Dark Backward is a 1991 satirical comedy film directed and written by Adam Rifkin.
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Alyssa Milano, Judd Nelson, Christopher McDonald
Conflict of Interest is a 1993 independent action film directed by Gary Davis.
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Mr. Rock 'n Roll: The Alan Freed Story Paula Abdul, Judd Nelson, M├Ądchen Amick
Mr. Rock 'n Roll: The Alan Freed Story is a 1999 biographical film directed by Andy Wolk.
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Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Judd Nelson
Hail Caesar is a 1994 American heavy metal comedy film directed by Anthony Michael Hall and starring Hall, Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Judd Nelson, and Bobbie Phillips.
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Judd Nelson, Mark Sheppard, Lance Henriksen
Lost Voyage is a 2001 horror mystery film directed by Christian McIntire.
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Judd Nelson, Lea Thompson, Zoey Deutch
Mayor Cupcake is a 2011 comedy drama family film written by Art D'Alessandro and Alex Pires and directed by Alex Pires.
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Judd Nelson, Stacey Dash, Jennifer Carpenter
Lethal Eviction is a 2005 film directed by Michael Feifer.
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Judd Nelson, Roddy Piper, Katey Sagal
Three Wise Guys is a 2005 American TV movie directed by Robert Iscove and starring Eddie McClintock, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Judd Nelson, Nicholas Turturro, Roddy Piper, Tom Arnold and Katey Sagal.
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Judd Nelson, Robert Wagner, Darrell Hammond
Netherbeast Incorporated is a 2007 independent film directed by Dean Ronalds and written by Bruce Dellis. It is an undead office comedy concerning a telephone company in Arizona staffed entirely ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Nicolas Cage, Judd Nelson
Never on Tuesday is a comedy film written and directed by Adam Rifkin. The film was released on VHS Video rental by Paramount Home Entertainment in 1988 and was originally slated to be ...more
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Infected Isabella Rossellini, Judd Nelson, Joey Fatone
Infected is a Canadian television Adventure Science-Fiction thriller film, which was directed by Adam Weissman.