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The Best Universal Studios Movies List

Updated July 27, 2020 13.1k votes 1.1k voters 124.4k 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 Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Jaws is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Jaws is an American media franchise that started with a 1974 novel that expanded into four... more on Wikipedia
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    The Mummy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia
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    Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia
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    The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia
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    Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    The Fast and the Furious is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    To Kill a Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    The Blues Brothers

    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Landis

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    The Birds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia
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    Transformers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Transformers

    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    True Lies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia
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    Dracula is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    The Phantom of the Opera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Meet the Parents

    Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller

    Released2000

    Directed byJay Roach

    Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker... more on Wikipedia

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    The Thing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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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 on Wikipedia
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    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

    American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

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    The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    The Flintstones

    Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor

    Released1994

    Directed byBrian Levant

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    Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Peter Pan

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows

    Released2003

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    Peter Pan is a 2003 Australian-American-British fantasy film released by Universal Pictures,... more on Wikipedia

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    8 Mile is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    8 Mile

    Eminem, Kim Basinger

    Released2002

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    Alec Baldwin, Fergie

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath

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    Accepted is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Universal Studios Movies List
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    Accepted

    Blake Lively, Jonah Hill

    Released2006

    Directed bySteve Pink

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