Jim Carrey Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Truman Show
PG

The Truman Show

(1998)
38
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Truman Burbank
Director:
Peter Weir
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone, Holland Taylor
38
6
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
R

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

(2004)
23
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Joel Barish
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
David Cross, Kate Winslet, Gerry Robert Byrne, Elijah Wood
23
6
Dumb and Dumber
PG-13

Dumb and Dumber

(1994)
29
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd Christmas
Director:
Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Mike Starr
29
8
The Mask
PG-13

The Mask

(1994)
32
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley Ipkiss / The Mask
Director:
Chuck Russell
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Peter Riegert, Peter Greene, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni
32
7
Bruce Almighty
PG-13

Bruce Almighty

(2003)
33
5
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Bruce Nolan
Director:
Tom Shadyac
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston, Philip Baker Hall
33
5
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
PG-13

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

(1994)
31
7
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Ace Ventura
Director:
Tom Shadyac
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Young, Courteney Cox, Tone Loc, Dan Marino
31
7
Liar Liar
TV-14

Liar Liar

(1997)
26
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Fletcher Reede
Director:
Tom Shadyac
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes, Anne Haney
26
5
A Series of Unfortunate Events
PG

A Series of Unfortunate Events

(2004)
27
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Count Olaf
Director:
Brad Silberling
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Craig Ferguson, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning
27
9
Yes Man
PG-13

Yes Man

(2008)
20
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Carl
Director:
Peyton Reed
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins, Rhys Darby
20
4
Man on the Moon
R

Man on the Moon

(1999)
14
10
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Kaufman
Director:
Milos Forman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Patton Oswalt, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry
14
10
Me, Myself & Irene
R

Me, Myself & Irene

(2000)
22
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie / Hank
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Renée Zellweger, Mongo Brownlee, Jerod Mixon
22
6
The Majestic
PG

The Majestic

(2001)
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Appleton
Director:
Frank Darabont
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn, Hal Holbrook
10
4
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
PG-13

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

(1995)
20
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ace Ventura
Director:
Steve Oedekerk
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi, Bob Gunton
20
3
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
PG

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

(2000)
24
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Grinch
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor
24
4
Simon Birch
PG

Simon Birch

(1998)
5
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Steven Johnson
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt, David Strathairn
5
5
The Cable Guy
PG-13

The Cable Guy

(1996)
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Cable Guy
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black
17
2
Sonic the Hedgehog
PG

Sonic the Hedgehog

(2020)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Robotnik
Director:
Jeff Fowler
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Ben Schwartz, Natasha Rothwell
0
0
High Strung
PG

High Strung

(1991)
1
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Nygard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Thomas F. Wilson, Kirsten Dunst, Steve Oedekerk, Denise Crosby
1
5
The Number 23
R

The Number 23

(2007)
10
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins
10
5
Fun with Dick and Jane
PG-13

Fun with Dick and Jane

(2005)
14
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dick Harper
Director:
Dean Parisot
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins, Angie Harmon
14
3
Kick-Ass 2
R

Kick-Ass 2

(2013)
6
6
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Wadlow
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Morris Chestnut, Claudia Lee, Amy Anzel
6
6
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
PG-13

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

(2013)
7
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner
7
4
I Love You Phillip Morris
R

I Love You Phillip Morris

(2009)
2
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Russell
Director:
Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Antoni Corone
2
8
Peggy Sue Got Married
PG-13

Peggy Sue Got Married

(1986)
3
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen
3
3
Dumb and Dumber To
PG-13

Dumb and Dumber To

(2014)
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden
12
3
The Dead Pool
R

The Dead Pool

(1988)
2
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Buddy Van Horn
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, Liam Neeson, Evan C. Kim, David Hunt
2
5
Mr. Popper's Penguins
PG

Mr. Popper's Penguins

(2011)
7
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Popper
Director:
Mark Waters
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond, Madeline Carroll
7
7
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
PG-13

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

(2013)
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Gray
Director:
Don Scardino
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde
5
3
Finders Keepers
R

Finders Keepers

(1984)
1
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Lester
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael O'Keefe, Beverly D'Angelo, Louis Gossett Jr., Pamela Stephenson
1
4
Batman Forever
PG-13

Batman Forever

(1995)
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Riddler / Dr. Edward Nygma
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell
11
4
Once Bitten
PG-13

Once Bitten

(1985)
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Kendall
Director:
Howard Storm
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Hutton, Karen Kopins, Cleavon Little, Thomas Ballatore
6
3
The Bad Batch
R

The Bad Batch

(2016)
2
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Ana Lily Amirpour
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Jayda Fink
2
3
Pink Cadillac
PG-13

Pink Cadillac

(1989)
3
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Buddy Van Horn
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Bernadette Peters, Timothy Carhart, Tiffany Gail Robinson, Angela Louise Robinson
3
3
Earth Girls Are Easy
PG

Earth Girls Are Easy

(1988)
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Wiploc
Director:
Julien Temple
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Julie Brown
4
4
All in Good Taste

All in Good Taste

(1983)
1
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Kramreither
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jonathan Welsh, Harvey Atkin, Jack Creley, James B. Douglas
1
5
True Crimes

True Crimes

(2016)
3
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Tadek
Director:
Alexandros Avranas
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas, Kati Outinen, Vlad Ivanov
3
5
Drunk History Christmas

Drunk History Christmas

(2011)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
St. Nick
Director:
Derek Waters, Jeremy Konner
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes, Allan McLeod, Ellie Culp
1
3
Kids

Kids

(2014)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lackey
Director:
Michael Patrick O'Brien
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Aidy Bryant, Kate Kitchin, Macy McGrail, Bobby Moynihan
1
3

TV Movie(s)

Doing Time on Maple Drive

Doing Time on Maple Drive

(1992)
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Olin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lori Loughlin, James Sikking, Bibi Besch, William McNamara
6
2
Introducing... Janet
PG

Introducing... Janet

(1981)
1
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Glen Salzman, Rebecca Yates
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Lynne Deragon, Adah Glassbourg, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Helene Udy
1
3
Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain

(1983)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby Todd
Director:
David Mitchell
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Dick Gautier, Ziggy Lorenc, Rod Hebron
1
2
Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act

Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act

(1991)
2
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael French
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey
2
2
Comic Relief V

Comic Relief V

(1992)
2
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Walter C. Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Jason Alexander, Louie Anderson
2
2
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable
TV-MA

Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable

(2012)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Panelist
Director:
Mark Farrell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Hader, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Anne Meara
1
2
Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All
PG

Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All

(1989)
1
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Brad Peters
Director:
John Nicolella
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Lynda Carter, Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud
1
5
Comic Relief IV

Comic Relief IV

(1990)
2
2
As:
Writer
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Danny Aiello, Louie Anderson
2
2
2011 MTV Movie Awards

2011 MTV Movie Awards

(2011)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Joe DeMaio, Jay Karas
Star Cast:
Jason Sudeikis, J.J. Abrams, Aziz Ansari, Brandon Bailey
1
3
Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth

Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth

(1991)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Arnold, Roseanne Barr, David Cassidy, Sara Gilbert
1
3
On Location: The Comedy Store's 11th Anniversary Show

On Location: The Comedy Store's 11th Anniversary Show

(1983)
0
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Marty Callner
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sandra Bernhard, Don Novello, Richard Pryor, Paul Rodriguez
0
2

Animation(s)

Horton Hears a Who!
TV-PG

Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Horton
Director:
Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jaime Pressly, Steve Carell, Will Arnett, Selena Gomez
A Christmas Carol
PG

A Christmas Carol (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Scrooge / Ghost of Christmas Past / Scrooge as a Young Boy / Scrooge as a Teenage Boy / Scrooge as a Young Man / Scrooge as a Middle Aged Man / Ghost of Christmas Present / Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Steve Valentine, Daryl Sabara, Sage Ryan
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
PG

The Itsy Bitsy Spider (1992)

As:
Cast
Role:
The Exterminator
Director:
Matthew O'Callaghan
Genres:
Animation, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andrea Martin, Thora Birch, Frank Welker, Claudia Christian

TV Shows and Videos

The Office
TV-PG

The Office (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Joss Whedon, Paul Feig, Randall Einhorn, Ken Kwapis, Greg Daniels
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker
The Work of Director Michel Gondry

The Work of Director Michel Gondry (2003)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Lance Bangs, Jeff Buchanan, Michel Gondry, Cyril Merle, Adrian Scartascini
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
David Cross, Beck, Björk, Brothers The Chemical, Tom Rowlands
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA

The Larry Sanders Show (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Holland, Ken Kwapis, Alan Myerson, Michael Lehmann, Garry Shandling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Bill Maher, Chris Farley, Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor
30 Rock
TV-14

30 Rock (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino, Beth McCarthy-Miller, John Riggi, Michael Engler, Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Christopher Walken, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer
Drunk History
TV-14

Drunk History (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jeremy Konner
Genres:
Comedy, History
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Derek Waters, Will Ferrell, Ryan Gosling
In Living Color

In Living Color (1990)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various / ...
Director:
Terri McCoy, Paul Miller, Rosie Perez, David Grossman, Morris Abraham
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, David Alan Grier, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh, Tommy Davidson
The All-Night Show

The All-Night Show (1980)

As:
Cast
Role:
Additional Voices
Director:
Errol Bruce, Michael Lennick
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chas Lawther, Errol Bruce, Suzette Couture, Maurice LaMarche
Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill (1983)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Patchett, Jim Drake, Ellen Gittelsohn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dabney Coleman, Joanna Cassidy, Max Wright, John Fiedler
I'm Dying Up Here
TV-MA

I'm Dying Up Here (2017)

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Adam Davidson, Iain B. MacDonald, Jon S. Baird, David Evans, Jonathan Levine
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Michael Angarano, Clark Duke, RJ Cyler
A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Count Olaf
Director:
Mo Davoudian
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Emily Browning, Liam Aiken, Karis Campbell
The Duck Factory

The Duck Factory (1984)

As:
Cast
Role:
Skip Tarkenton
Director:
Rod Daniel, Victor Lobl, Gene Reynolds
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Payne, Nancy Lane, Jay Tarses, Clarence Gilyard Jr.
Presidential Reunion

Presidential Reunion (2010)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ronald Reagan
Director:
Ron Howard, Jake Szymanski
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Will Ferrell, Dana Carvey, Dan Aykroyd
Cold Dead Hand with Jim Carrey

Cold Dead Hand with Jim Carrey (2013)

As:
Cast
Role:
Charlton Heston / Lonesome Earl / Sam Elliott
Director:
Nick Corirossi, Charles Ingram
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Short
Star Cast:
Tia Barr, Cate Beehan, Justin Michael Kelley, Justin Kelly
Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
The Driver
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Eric Judor, Ramzy Bedia
Laughing Out Loud: America's Funniest Comedians
PG

Laughing Out Loud: America's Funniest Comedians (2001)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson, Louie Anderson, Diane Ford, Richard Belzer, Cheech Marin
The Sex and Violence Family Hour

The Sex and Violence Family Hour (1983)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Host / Various Personalities
Director:
Harvey Frost
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Austin, George Buza, Steve Brennan, Evan Carter
Behind the Carol: The Full Motion-Capture Experience

Behind the Carol: The Full Motion-Capture Experience (2010)

As:
Cast
Role:
Scrooge / Ghost of Christmas Past / Scrooge as a Young Boy / Scrooge as a Teenage Boy / Scrooge as a Young Man / Scrooge as a Middle Aged Man / Ghost of Christmas Present / Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, Cary Elwes

Jim Carrey Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Man on the Moon Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2000
The Truman Show Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1999
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Comedy Star 2010
Winner Favorite Funny Male Star 2005
Winner Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy 2001
Winner Favorite Actor in a Comedy Motion Picture 1996
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Yes Man Best Comedic Performance 2009
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Best Villain 2001
The Truman Show Best Male Performance 1999
Liar Liar Best Comedic Performance 1998
The Cable Guy Best Villain 1997
The Cable Guy Best Comedic Performance 1997
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Best Male Performance 1996
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Best Comedic Performance 1996
Dumb and Dumber Best Comedic Performance 1995
Dumb and Dumber Best Kiss 1995