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List of Jamie Lee Curtis Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Halloween (1978)
43
3
Halloween
R
43
3

A six year old boy, Michael Myers, mercilessly kills his teenage sister, Judith on the Halloween night in 1963. He is imprisoned for fifteen years. Now 21, Michael escapes and returns to his hometown to figure out his next unaware victims – a female babysitter and her friends. The only person who understands his intentions is his psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis.

As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Donald Pleasence, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers, Nancy Kyes
2. Trading Places (1983)
41
3
Trading Places
R
41
3

Louis Winthorpe is a well-to-do broker working for Mortimer and Randolph Duke, who decide to switch Winthorpe’s lifestyle with that of street hustler Billy Ray Valentine’s, for a bet to test whether heredity or upbringing decides the character. So Valentine gets Winthorpe’s job while Winthorpe is falsely framed for a crime. As the two realize the situation, they design their own plan. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
3. True Lies (1994)
45
2
True Lies
R
45
2

An action comedy film based on the 1991 French comedy film La Totale!, True Lies follows U.S. government agent Harry Tasker, who struggles to balance his life as a spy with his familial duties. Directed by James Cameron, the movie grossed $378 million worldwide at the box office. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Tasker
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Action
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
4. Knives Out (2019)
16
1
Knives Out
PG-13
16
1

Harlan Thrombey, renowned crime novelist, who is also the patriarch of an eccentric family, passes away. The circumstances surrounding his death are mysterious, and everyone in the house becomes a suspect in the eyes of Detective Benoit Blanc, who is investigating his death. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Drysdale
Director:
Rian Johnson
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
5. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
24
3
A Fish Called Wanda
R
24
3

Gangsters George Thomason and his aide Ken Pile plan a diamond heist and draft in Americans, con-artist Wanda Gershwitz and weapons expert Otto West. After a successful heist, George is arrested but has hidden the diamonds. Comedic incidents follow as Wanda seduces George’s lawyer, Archie Leach, to get the location of the diamonds. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Wanda Gershwitz
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
6. Halloween (2018)
20
0
Halloween
R
20
0

Although Larrie had managed to escape narrowly from the serial killer Michael Myers four decades ago, she faces him again after he escapes from captivity. She tries to confront her worst fears, as well as to put a stop to the killings.

As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode
Director:
David Gordon Green
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Judy Greer, Nick Castle, Virginia Gardner, Miles Robbins
7. Escape from New York (1981)
15
2
Escape from New York
R
15
2

In an alternate reality, Manhattan Island in New York City has been converted into a maximum security prison following a 400% increase in crime in the United States. When Air Force One is hijacked and the President is crash-landed into the island, former Special Forces soldier and convicted robber, Snake Plissken, is coerced into launching a rescue initiative.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action
8. Halloween II (1981)
23
0
Halloween II
R
23
0

The second installment in the Halloween film series, the story centers on Michael Myers and his traumatized victim Laurie Strode, whom he has earlier failed to kill. It describes how he chases Laurie into the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, on the way killing nurses and doctors, until he is engulfed in flame, yet continuing with his chase.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Dana Carvey, Donald Pleasence, Lance Guest, Jeffrey Kramer
9. The Fog (1980)
18
4
The Fog
R
18
4

Exactly a hundred years after the mysterious sinking of a ship, an unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town, which brings with it the vengeful ghosts who were killed during the shipwreck.

As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Solley
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
10. My Girl (1991)
26
5
My Girl
PG-13
26
5

11 years old hypochondriac Vada Sultenfuss is trying to figure out life. She lost her mother early and her father runs a funeral home from their house creating a morbid obsession with death in her. Her best friend is Thomas J. Sennett who suffers from various allergies and she has a crush on her school teacher Mr. Bixler. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Shelly DeVoto
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
11. Roadgames (1981)
13
3
Roadgames
PG
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Hitch
Director:
Richard Franklin
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Stacy Keach, Marion Edward, Grant Page, Thaddeus Smith
12. Spare Parts (2015)
7
2
Spare Parts
PG-13
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Karen Lowry
Director:
Sean McNamara
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Lopez, Marisa Tomei, Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega
13. Veronica Mars (2014)
10
1
Veronica Mars
PG-13
10
1

Veronica Mars is a mystery crime film, which revolves around a former private investigator Veronica, who is now aspiring to be a lawyer in New York.  However, she has to return to her hometown again to solve a murder mystery, to help her old flame. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Thomas
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
14. Dominick and Eugene (1988)
4
2
Dominick and Eugene
PG-13
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennifer Reston
Director:
Robert M. Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Robert Levine, Todd Graff, Tom Hulce
15. Freaky Friday (2003)
26
5
Freaky Friday
PG
26
5

Widowed therapist, Tess Coleman, and her teenage daughter, aspiring musician Anna, constantly clash about their disparate tastes. Following a heated argument at a Chinese restaurant, they read out loud cryptic fortune cookies and wake up next morning with their bodies swapped. As they struggle to fit into their new personalities, they also begin to appreciate each other's plights.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tess Coleman
Director:
Mark Waters
Genres:
Music, Fantasy, Family, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
16. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
8
4
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
PG
8
4

The film which revolves around Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team who attempt to stop a few evil alien invaders attempting to conquer Earth.

As:
Cast
Director:
W.D. Richter
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
17. Forever Young (1992)
18
2
Forever Young
PG
18
2

In November 1939, after his girlfriend falls in a coma, a test pilot persuades his scientist friend to put him in suspended animation for one year so that he will be spared the agony of her death. But something goes horribly wrong and he lies forgotten in a military warehouse for 53 years until two kids accidentally wake him up. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Cooper
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser, George Wendt
18. Fierce Creatures (1997)
13
1
Fierce Creatures
PG-13
13
1

Rod McCain is a multimillionaire who purchases a zoo in London. Soon the staff is pressurized to make higher profits or face closure. Meanwhile, the staff faces a lot of struggle dealing with the new policies.

As:
Cast
Role:
Willa Weston
Director:
Robert Young, Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Comedy
19. Love Letters (1983)
12
5
Love Letters
R
12
5

Anna, a disc jockey, who has to care for her alcoholic father, discovers that her mother had an affair with a married man for 15 years. Therefore, she starts her own affair with a married man as well. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Winter
Director:
Amy Holden Jones
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bartlett, Amy Madigan, James Keach, Matt Clark
20. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
20
0
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
R
20
0

Laurie Strode escaped brother Michael Myer’s 1978 Halloween massacre. Later, feigning her death, she assumes new identity as Keri Tate, head-mistress of a North California school. Twenty years later in 1998, a vengeful Michael tracks her down to her new address. But now with her teenage son John’s life also at stake, she has to confront the evil once and for all. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode / Keri Tate
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Josh Hartnett, LL Cool J, Janet Leigh, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adam Arkin, Michelle Williams
21. Terror Train (1980)
9
3
Terror Train
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Alana
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Hart Bochner, Ben Johnson, David Copperfield, Derek McKinnon
23. Prom Night (1980)
13
1
Prom Night
R
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kim
Director:
Paul Lynch
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Anne-Marie Martin, Casey Stevens, Antoinette Bower
24. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
23
0
Christmas with the Kranks
PG
23
0

Since their daughter is away, Luther and Nora Krank decids to skip Christmas celebrations, and instead take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. Their neighbours don’t like this at all, and the Kranks soon become social outcasts, due to their lack of Christmas spirit. However, when their daughter comes home at the last minute, they decide to have a celebration eventually. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Nora Krank
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Allen, Erik Per Sullivan, Dan Aykroyd, Elizabeth Franz, M. Emmet Walsh
25. The Tailor of Panama (2001)
7
2
The Tailor of Panama
R
7
2

The Tailor of Panama is a comedy drama thriller film which tells the story of a tailor living in Panama, who is hired by the British intelligence for espionage activities.

As:
Cast
Role:
Louisa
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
26. Blue Steel (1989)
14
0
Blue Steel
R
14
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Megan Turner
Director:
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Louise Fletcher, Clancy Brown, Philip Bosco, Ron Silver
30. My Girl 2 (1994)
16
0
My Girl 2
PG
16
0

My Girl 2 is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Vada Sultenfuss, who decides to go to Los Angeles, to do a little research on the life of her biological mother. Although her father initially opposes the idea, he eventually allows her. When she arrives in Los Angeles, she is greeted by a guy Nick, who has been asked by her uncle to help her in her investigation.

As:
Cast
Role:
Shelly Sultenfuss
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Anna Chlumsky, Dan Aykroyd, Austin O'Brien, Richard Masur
32. Drowning Mona (2000)
9
2
Drowning Mona
PG-13
9
2

Mona Dearly dies in a car accident, but nobody, including her husband and son, seems to grieve her death. Meanwhile, Wyatt, the local police chief holds the entire town as suspects to her murder.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rona
Director:
Nick Gomez
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
33. Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)
3
2
Amazing Grace and Chuck
PG
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lynn Taylor
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Alan Autry, Gregory Peck, William Petersen, Dean Alexander, Jim Allen
35. Mother's Boys (1993)
11
2
Mother's Boys
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judith 'Jude' Madigan
Director:
Yves Simoneau
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Vanessa Redgrave, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley, Luke Edwards
36. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
9
4
Halloween III: Season of the Witch
R
9
4

Dr Daniel and Ellie Grimbridge uncover the terrible plot of an insane man who is planning a mass murder on the upcoming Halloween. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Tommy Lee Wallace
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Dan O'Herlihy, Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Michael Currie
37. Virus (1999)
10
1
Virus
R
10
1

After their boat gets destroyed, an American crew comes across a Russian communications vessel inhibited by destructive aliens. They are left with no other choice but to fight them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kit Foster
Director:
John Bruno
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Horror
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin, Marshall Bell, Joanna Pacula
38. Perfect (1985)
19
1
Perfect
R
19
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lauren Hutton, John Travolta, Ramey Ellis, Alma Beltran, Perla Walter
39. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
14
3
Halloween: Resurrection
R
14
3

Michael Myers returns to terrorize his sister before proceeding to his hometown Haddonfield. A reality show by Freddie and Nora is being broadcast live from the serial-killer’s abandoned childhood home. Six thrill-seeking teenagers are to spend the night there with cameras trained on them 24/7, and no one can leave the house. As the Halloween night deepens, Myers arrives to enliven the party!

As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Comedy
40. Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
9
4
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
PG
9
4

Chloe is a Chihuahua from Beverley Hills, who gets lost in Mexico, during a vacation with her owner. However, she is able to make few new friends including a lonesome German shepherd who try to assist her in getting home safe.

As:
Cast
Role:
Aunt Viv
Director:
Raja Gosnell
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama, Adventure, Romance
41. Welcome Home (1986)
5
1
Welcome Home
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Arlene Sanford
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Richard Masur, Bonnie Bartlett, William Windom
42. Un homme amoureux (1987)
3
3
Un homme amoureux
R
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Elliott
Director:
Diane Kurys
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Claudia Cardinale, Greta Scacchi, Peter Coyote, Peter Riegert

TV Movie(s)

1. Money on the Side (1982)
6
0
Money on the Side
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Michelle Jamison
Director:
Robert L. Collins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Richard Masur, Linda Purl, Karen Valentine
2. Callahan (1982)
4
1
Callahan
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Bartlett
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Hart Bochner, John Harkins, Peter Maloney
3. Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981)
7
0
Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dorothy Stratten
Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Reed, Tracy Reed, Mitchell Ryan, Bruce Weitz
4. She's in the Army Now (1981)
7
0
She's in the Army Now
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Pvt. Rita Jennings
Director:
Hy Averback
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Melanie Griffith, Julie Carmen, Kathleen Quinlan, Susan Blanchard
5. As Summers Die (1986)
6
2
As Summers Die
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Whitsey Loftin
Director:
Jean-Claude Tramont
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Scott Glenn, John Randolph, Ron O'Neal
6. Nicholas' Gift (1998)
5
0
Nicholas' Gift
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Green
Director:
Robert Markowitz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Bates, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Isabella Ferrari, Gene Wexler
7. Only Human (2014)
6
0
Only Human
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyn Lang
Director:
Gavin O'Connor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ashton Holmes, Max Lloyd-Jones, Manny Jacinto, Parisa Fitz-Henley
8. The Heidi Chronicles (1995)
5
1
The Heidi Chronicles
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Heidi Holland
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Eve Gordon, Peter Friedman, Tom Hulce

Animation(s)

Kokuriko-zaka kara (2011)
Kokuriko-zaka kara
PG
Plot:

This Japanese animated film tells the story of two high school friends who fight to save an old wartime era clubhouse from being destroyed, as Japan prepares for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gorô Miyazaki
Genres:
Family, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
Ron Howard, Bruce Dern, Emily Osment, Isabelle Fuhrman, Yuriko Ishida, Rumi Hiiragi, Masami Nagasawa
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys
As:
Cast
Role:
Queen Camilla
Director:
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Musical, Animation, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Rick Moranis, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil

TV Shows and Videos

Molly & Roni's Dance Party (2005)
Molly & Roni's Dance Party
As:
Cast
Role:
Disc jockey
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Adam Baldwin, Roni Blak, Molly Lorenz
Operation Petticoat (1977)
Operation Petticoat
As:
Cast
Director:
Hollingsworth Morse, Alan Bergmann, Norman Abbott, William Asher, John Astin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Sorrell Booke, Jim Varney, Jackie Cooper, Melinda Naud, Richard Brestoff, John Astin
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Daniel Haller, Philip Leacock, Jack Arnold
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Peter Graves, Gary Coleman, Mel Blanc, Ray Walston, William Conrad, Tim O'Connor
Ellen's Energy Adventure (1996)
Ellen's Energy Adventure
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Nye, Corey Burton, Chris Berman
Anything But Love (1989)
Anything But Love
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Hannah Miller
Director:
Michael Lessac, James Widdoes, Robert Berlinger, David Trainer, Jamie Lee Curtis
Genres:
Comedy
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical

Jamie Lee Curtis Awards

Golden Globe Awards
True Lies Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1995
Anything But Love Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1990
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series 1990
BAFTA Awards
Trading Places Best Supporting Actress 1984