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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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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

Released: 1994

Directed by: James Cameron

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SofĂ­a Vergara, Snoop Dogg, Karl Malone

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jessy Terrero

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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Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

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Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Lee, Tom Arnold

Released: 1996

Directed by: John Landis

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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Tim Curry, Debra Messing, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1997

Directed by: Bryan Spicer

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

Released: 1995

Directed by: Chris Columbus

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

Released: 2001

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

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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Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

Released: 1991

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

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Michelle Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2008

Directed by: Damian Harris

"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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Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, William Shatner

Released: 1993

Directed by: Steve Barron

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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Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu, DMX

Released: 2003

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

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

Released: 1996

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Carpool is a 1996 comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring David Paymer and Tom Arnold.
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Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Dave Chappelle

Released: 1993

Directed by: Herbert Ross

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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Madea's Witness Protection Charlie Sheen, Denise Richards, Tyler Perry

Released: 2012

Directed by: 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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Tom Arnold, Rick Moranis, Don Knotts

Released: 1996

Directed by: Steve Miner

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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Endure Judd Nelson, Tom Arnold, Joey Lauren Adams

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joe O'Brien

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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Restitution Mena Suvari, Tom Arnold, C. Thomas Howell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lance Kawas

Restitution is a 2011 crime and thriller film written by Mark Bierlein and directed by Lance Kawas.
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Other People's Kids Tom Arnold, Judith Light, Bonnie Somerville

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Fresco

Other People's Kids is a 2011 comedy film written by Hunter Covington and directed by Michael Fresco.
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Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth

Released: 2012

Directed by: Dax Shepard, David Palmer

Outrun is a 2012 action romantic comedy film written by Sam Shepard and directed by David Palmer and Dax Shepard.
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Mark Hamill, Debbie Harry, Tom Arnold

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Larry Sulkis

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Autumn Reeser, Tom Arnold, Ben Savage

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brad Leong

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Moonlight and Mistletoe Candace Cameron-Bure, Tom Arnold, Kevin Chapman

Released: 2008

Directed by: Karen Arthur

Moonlight and Mistletoe is a 2008 Christmas television film directed by Karen Arthur. Holly Crosby (Candace Cameron Bure) is the daughter of Nick Crosby (Tom Arnold), the owner of Santaville, an ...more
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Last Call Tara Reid, Christopher Lloyd, Diora Baird

Released: 2012

Directed by: Greg Garthe

Last Call is a 2011 comedy film written by Erik Lindsay and Scott Donnelly, and directed by Greg Garthe.
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Whoopi Goldberg, Dolly Parton, Tim Curry

Released: 1999

Directed by: Robert Townsend

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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Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steve Buscemi

Animal Factory is a 2000 drama film about life in prison, set in San Quentin. The film was directed by Steve Buscemi, and stars Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, John Heard, Mickey ...more

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