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The Best Kevin James Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 2.2k votes 425 voters 31.7k views 17 items

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Little Boy and Hotel Transylvania.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kevin James movies?" and "What are the greatest Kevin James roles of all time?"
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Salma Hayek, Arianny Celeste, Kevin James

Released: 2012

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Here Comes the Boom is a 2012 Action Comedy film written by Kevin James, Allan Loeb, Rock Reuben and directed by Frank Coraci.

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Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Bobby Cannavale

Released: 2009

Directed by: Steve Carr

Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and co-written by Kevin James, who stars as the title character, Paul Blart. Filming began in February ...more

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Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

Released: 2010

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Paula Patton

Released: 2005

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler

Released: 2011

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. ...more

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Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg

Released: 2012

Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky

Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 American 3D computer animated fantasy comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. It was directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of Samurai Jack, Dexter's ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Segal

50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal. Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) has a history of commitment issues until he meets Lucy (Drew Barrymore) who suffers from ...more

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Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler, John Goodman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, written by Barry Fanaro, and starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James as the title characters Chuck ...more

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Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steve Oedekerk

Barnyard is a 2006 American computer-animated family comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, directed by Steve Oedekerk, and produced by Steve Oedekerk and Paul ...more

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Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Monster House is a 2006 computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Gil Kenan, produced by ImageMovers and Amblin Entertainment, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film stars ...more

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Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

Released: 2008

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 American slapstick comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. You Don't Mess with the Zohan has ...more

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Sofía Vergara, Burt Reynolds, Juliette Lewis

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jason Ensler

Grilled is a 2006 comedy film starring Ray Romano and Kevin James. It was released direct-to-video in the United States on July 11, 2006.
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Ali Landry, Kevin James, Sean Astin

Released: 2015

Directed by: Alejandro Gómez Monteverde

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Roberto Benigni, Kim Rossi Stuart, Nicoletta Braschi

Released: 2002

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Pinocchio is a 2002 Italian live-action family film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. The film is based on The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi with Benigni portraying Pinocchio. ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum

Released: 2011

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The film is directed by Ron Howard. Savvy businessman Ronny and genius engineer Nick are best friends and ...more

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Elmo's Christmas Countdown Ben Stiller, Kevin James, Kevin Clash

Released: 2007

Directed by: Gary Halvorson

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Control Alt Delete is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kevin James Movies
Control Alt Delete Sonja Bennett, Tyler Labine, Laura Bertram

Released: 2008

Directed by: Cameron Labine