The Best Tom Arnold Movies  

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

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

List features films like Coneheads and Romantic Comedy 101.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis
True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead roles with Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, ...more
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SofĂ­a Vergara, Snoop Dogg, Karl Malone
Soul Plane is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jessy Terrero, written by Bo Zenga, and starring Kevin Hart, Method Man, Tom Arnold, D. L. Hughley, Mo'Nique, Loni Love, K.D. Aubert, ...more
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Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Lee, Tom Arnold
The Stupids is a 1996 adventure comedy film directed by John Landis. The film is based on The Stupids, characters from a series of books written by Harry Allard and illustrated by James ...more
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Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr
This film is a 1991 American comedy-horror slasher film and the sixth film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. As the title suggests, it was intended to be the last film in the series and it ...more
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Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, ...more
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Tim Curry, Debra Messing, Ernest Borgnine
McHale's Navy is a 1997 military comedy film starring Tom Arnold. The movie is based on the 1962-1966 television series of the same name. Ernest Borgnine was the only member of the original ...more
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Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Hugh Grant
Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, and Robin Williams. The movie is a US remake ...more
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Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal, DMX
Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes ...more
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Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu, DMX
Cradle 2 the Grave is a 2003 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Jet Li and DMX. The film was released in the United States on February 28, 2003.
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Rachael Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold, Jewel Staite
Carpool is a 1996 comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring David Paymer and Tom Arnold.
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Michelle Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Gillian Jacobs
"Gardens of the Night" is a harrowing story of survival on the mean streets of San Diego, starring Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich and Tom Arnold. Abducted by two men and forced into ...more
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Tom Arnold, Rick Moranis, Don Knotts
Big Bully is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Rick Moranis and Tom Arnold. The film was directed by Steve Miner and featured guest stars such as Don Knotts.
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Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards, Tyler Perry
Madea's Witness Protection is a 2012 comedy film directed, written, and produced by Tyler Perry. This was the fourteenth film in the Tyler Perry film franchise and the fourth in the Madea ...more
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Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Dave Chappelle
Undercover Blues is a 1993 comedy film about a family of secret agents, starring Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid. The film was written by Ian Abrams and directed by Herbert Ross.
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Endure Judd Nelson, Tom Arnold, Joey Lauren Adams
Endure is a 2010 crime thriller film directed and written by Joe O'Brien. It stars Judd Nelson, Devon Sawa, Tom Arnold and Joey Lauren Adams. The story revolves around a police detective ...more
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Other People's Kids Tom Arnold, Judith Light, Bonnie Somerville
Other People's Kids is a 2011 comedy film written by Hunter Covington and directed by Michael Fresco.
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Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, William Shatner
Coneheads is a 1993 American science fiction comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketches about the Coneheads. The film was directed by Steve Barron and produced by Lorne Michaels. It ...more
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Restitution Mena Suvari, Tom Arnold, C. Thomas Howell
Restitution is a 2011 crime and thriller film written by Mark Bierlein and directed by Lance Kawas.
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Last Call Tara Reid, Christopher Lloyd, Diora Baird
Last Call is a 2011 comedy film written by Erik Lindsay and Scott Donnelly, and directed by Greg Garthe.
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Mark Hamill, Debbie Harry, Tom Arnold
Body Bags is a 1993 American horror sci-fi anthology film, originally made for television, featuring three unconnected stories, with bookend segments featuring John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper as ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton, Tim Curry
Jackie's Back is a 1999 television film directed by Robert Townsend. It premiered on the Lifetime Television Network on June 14, 1999.
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George Takei, Rachelle Lefevre, Tom Arnold
The Pool Boys is a 2010 comedy film directed by J.B. Rogers.
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This Is Not a Test Tom Arnold, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill
This Is Not a Test is a 2008 comedy-drama written and directed by Chris Angel and filmed in Los Angeles, California. The film was released on DVD in the United States on January 20, 2009.
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Tia Carrere, Sophie Monk, Tom Arnold
Hard Breakers is a 2010 comedy film written by Elaine Fogg and Leah Sturgis and directed by Leah Sturgis.
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Lisa Kudrow, Laura Dern, Tom Arnold
Happy Endings is a 2005 American film written and directed by Don Roos and starring Tom Arnold, Jesse Bradford, Bobby Cannavale, Steve Coogan, Laura Dern, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lisa Kudrow and ...more