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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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  • 1
    True Lies
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Exit Wounds
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    Exit Wounds

    Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
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    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

    Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper

    Released1991

    Directed byRachel Talalay

    This film is a 1991 American comedy-horror slasher film and the sixth film in the Nightmare on... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Carpool
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    Carpool

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold

    Released1996

    Directed byArthur Hiller

    Carpool is a 1996 comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring David Paymer and Tom... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Soul Plane
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    8

    Soul Plane

    Sofía Vergara, Snoop Dogg

    Released2004

    Directed byJessy Terrero

    Soul Plane is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jessy Terrero, written by Bo Zenga, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Madea's Witness Protection
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    Madea's Witness Protection

    Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards

    Released2012

    Directed byTyler Perry

    Madea's Witness Protection is a 2012 comedy film directed, written, and produced by Tyler... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Hit and Run
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    Hit and Run

    Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper

    Released2012

    Directed byDax Shepard, David Palmer

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  • 8
    The Stupids
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    5

    The Stupids

    Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Lee

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Landis

    The Stupids is a 1996 adventure comedy film directed by John Landis. The film is based on The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Restitution
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    4

    Restitution

    Mena Suvari, Tom Arnold

    Released2011

    Directed byLance Kawas

    Restitution is a 2011 crime and thriller film written by Mark Bierlein and directed by Lance...
  • 10
    Big Bully
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    4

    Big Bully

    Tom Arnold, Rick Moranis

    Released1996

    Directed bySteve Miner

    Big Bully is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Rick Moranis and Tom Arnold. The film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Endure
    11
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    Endure

    Judd Nelson, Tom Arnold

    Released2010

    Directed byJoe O'Brien

    Endure is a 2010 crime thriller film directed and written by Joe O'Brien. It stars Judd... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    McHale's Navy
    14
    8

    McHale's Navy

    Tim Curry, Debra Messing

    Released1997

    Directed byBryan Spicer

    McHale's Navy is a 1997 military comedy film starring Tom Arnold. The movie is based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Other People's Kids
    11
    4

    Other People's Kids

    Tom Arnold, Judith Light

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Fresco

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  • 14
    Last Call
    8
    4

    Last Call

    Tara Reid, Christopher Lloyd

    Released2012

    Directed byGreg Garthe

    Last Call is a 2011 comedy film written by Erik Lindsay and Scott Donnelly, and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    This Is Not a Test
    6
    3

    This Is Not a Test

    Tom Arnold, Hill Harper

    Released2008

    Directed byChris Angel

    This Is Not a Test is a 2008 comedy-drama written and directed by Chris Angel and filmed in... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Jackie's Back
    6
    3

    Jackie's Back

    Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Townsend

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  • 17
    Happy Endings
    6
    3

    Happy Endings

    Lisa Kudrow, Laura Dern

    Released2005

    Directed byDon Roos

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  • 18
    The Pool Boys
    6
    3

    The Pool Boys

    George Takei, Rachelle Lefevre

    Released2008

    Directed byJames B. Rogers

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  • 19
    Hard Breakers
    6
    3

    Hard Breakers

    Tia Carrere, Sophie Monk

    Released2011

    Directed byLeah Sturgis

    Hard Breakers is a 2010 comedy film written by Elaine Fogg and Leah Sturgis and directed by...
  • 20
    Nine Months
    13
    13

    Nine Months

    Robin Williams, Julianne Moore

    Released1995

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant,... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Coneheads
    13
    13

    Coneheads

    Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres

    Released1993

    Directed bySteve Barron

    Coneheads is a 1993 American science fiction comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    The Skeptic
    6
    4

    The Skeptic

    Zoe Saldana, Tom Arnold

    Released2009

    Directed byTennyson Bardwell

    The Skeptic is a 2009 American suspense thriller film written and directed by Tennyson... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Kill Speed
    6
    4

    Kill Speed

    Tom Arnold, Nick Carter

    Released2010

    Directed byKim Bass

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  • 24
    April Showers
    6
    4

    April Showers

    Tom Arnold, Janel Parrish

    Released2009

    Directed byAndrew Robinson

    April Showers is a 2009 American independent drama film written and directed by Andrew... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Walk a Mile in My Pradas
    6
    4

    Walk a Mile in My Pradas

    Tom Arnold, Dee Wallace

    Released2010

    Directed byJoey Sylvester

    Walk a Mile in My Pradas is a 2010 comedy film written by Rick Karatas, Tom Archdeacon and...Amazon_watch buy button