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The Best Universal Studios Movies List

Updated July 27, 2020 13.1k votes 1.1k voters 125.3k views214 items
List of Universal Studios movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Universal Studios produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous Universal Studios films, including movie posters when available. It answers the questions, "What movies did Universal Studios produce?" and "What films did Universal Studios distribute?" Movies include everything from The Watcher to One Hundred Men and a Girl. This best Universal Studios movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by Universal Studios, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV Universal Studios movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company. (639 Movies)
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  • Jurassic Park1
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    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg....  more

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    Jaws is an American media franchise that started with a 1974 novel that expanded into four...  more
  • Scent of a Woman3
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    Scent of a Woman

    Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released1992

    Directed byMartin Brest

    Scent of a Woman is a 1992 American drama directed and produced by Martin Brest that tells the...  more

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    #29 of 50 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the '90s#41 of 105 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

  • The Mummy4
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    The Mummy

    Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser

    Released1999

    Directed byStephen Sommers

    The Mummy is a 1999 American fantasy adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers...  more

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    23 Memes From 'The Mummy' That Had Us Screaming 'Imhotep!'#5 of 206 The Best Adventure Movies

  • Psycho5
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    Psycho

    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh

    Released1960

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Psycho is a 1960 American horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film centers on an...  more

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    #7 of 230 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#8 of 24 The Best Movies with Twist Endings

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    Jaws 2

    Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton

    Released1978

    Directed byJeannot Szwarc

    Jaws 2 is a 1978 American horror thriller film and the first sequel to Steven Spielberg's...  more

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    #64 of 105 The Best Horror Movie Sequels#114 of 154 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

  • Frankenstein7
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    Frankenstein

    Boris Karloff, John Boles

    Released1931

    Directed byJames Whale

    Frankenstein is a 1931 horror monster film from Universal Pictures directed by James Whale and...  more

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    #6 of 51 The Greatest Classic Sci-Fi Movies#15 of 25 All The Brilliant Horror And Suspense Movie Homages In 'American Horror Story'

  • The Land Before Time8
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    The Land Before Time

    Diana Ross, Frank Welker

    Released1988

    Directed byDon Bluth

    The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and...  more

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    #22 of 575 The Best Animated Films Ever#35 of 277 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

  • Happy Gilmore9
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    Happy Gilmore

    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller

    Released1996

    Directed byDennis Dugan

    Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert...  more

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    'Happy Gilmore' Is Secretly A Drama About Dealing With Loss And Grief#12 of 204 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

  • The Phantom of the Opera10
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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler

    Released2004

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986...  more

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    #462 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#438 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • Apollo 1311
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    Apollo 13

    Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Released1995

    Directed byRon Howard

    Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars...  more

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  • The Fast and the Furious12
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    The Fast and the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2001

    Directed byRob Cohen

    The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen...  more

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  • The Blues Brothers13
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    The Blues Brothers

    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Landis

    The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis and starring...  more

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    #53 of 297 The Best Duos of All Time#25 of 305 The Funniest '80s Movies

  • The Wolf Man14
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    The Wolf Man

    Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains

    Released1941

    Directed byGeorge Waggner

    The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and...  more

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    #140 of 722 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#3 of 20 What Are The Best Universal Monster Films?

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas15
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz

    Released1998

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by...  more

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  • Knocked Up16
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    Knocked Up

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes

    Released2007

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd...  more

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    #66 of 151 The Most Rewatchable Comedy Movies#387 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

  • To Kill a Mockingbird17
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    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck

    Released1962

    Directed byRobert Mulligan

    To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan. The...  more

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    'To Kill a Mockingbird' Quotes That'll Change How You Think#97 of 661 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked

  • The Birds18
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    The Birds

    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren

    Released1963

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    The Birds is a 1963 suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the...  more

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    #52 of 84 Great Movies That Take Place in Autumn#5 of 136 The Scariest Animal Horror Movies Ever Made

  • Transformers19
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    Transformers

    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Transformers is a 2007 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on...  more

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  • True Lies20
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

    True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and...  more

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    #53 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#32 of 112 Movies That Need Sequels

  • Dracula21
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    Dracula

    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning

    Released1931

    Directed byTod Browning, Karl Freund

    Dracula is a 1931 vampire-horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi as...  more

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    #47 of 105 The Best Halloween Movies for Kids#41 of 224 The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

  • The Phantom of the Opera22
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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry

    Released1925

    Directed byLon Chaney, Edward Sedgwick, Rupert Julian, Ernst Laemmle

    The Phantom of the Opera is a 1925 American silent horror film adaptation of Gaston Leroux's...  more

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    Every Song in The Phantom of the Opera, Ranked by Singability#55 of 120 The Best Silent Movies of All Time

  • The Bourne Ultimatum23
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul...  more

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    The Best Characters in the Whole Jason Bourne Franchise, Ranked#3 of 89 The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operatives

  • On Golden Pond24
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    On Golden Pond

    Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn

    Released1981

    Directed byMark Rydell

    On Golden Pond is a 1981 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell. The screenplay by Ernest...  more

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    #143 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#222 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

  • The Thing25
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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter, written...  more

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    #23 of 167 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies#82 of 178 The Best Dystopian And Near Future Movies