Jamie Lee Curtis Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Halloween
R

Halloween

(1978)
26
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie
Director:
John Carpenter
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers, Nancy Kyes
Plot:

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.

26
1
Trading Places
R

Trading Places

(1983)
30
3
As:
Cast
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Denholm Elliott, Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Frank Oz
Plot:

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. 

30
3
True Lies
R

True Lies

(1994)
30
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Tasker
Director:
James Cameron
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere
Plot:

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. 

30
2
Knives Out
PG-13

Knives Out

(2019)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Drysdale
Director:
Rian Johnson
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, Frank Oz, Toni Collette, Christopher Plummer
4
0
A Fish Called Wanda
R

A Fish Called Wanda

(1988)
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Wanda Gershwitz
Director:
John Cleese, Charles Crichton
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Plot:

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. 

16
3
Escape from New York
R

Escape from New York

(1981)
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Carpenter
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Adrienne Barbeau, Donald Pleasence, Ernest Borgnine, Kurt Russell
Plot:

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.

10
2
Halloween
R

Halloween

(2018)
11
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode
Director:
David Gordon Green
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Judy Greer, Nick Castle, Virginia Gardner, Miles Robbins
11
0
Halloween II
R

Halloween II

(1981)
13
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Dana Carvey, Lance Guest, Jeffrey Kramer
13
0
The Fog
R

The Fog

(1980)
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Solley
Director:
John Carpenter
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Janet Leigh, John Houseman
10
3
My Girl
PG-13

My Girl

(1991)
17
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Shelly DeVoto
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Dan Aykroyd, Macaulay Culkin, Anna Chlumsky, Richard Masur
17
4
Roadgames
PG

Roadgames

(1981)
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Hitch
Director:
Richard Franklin
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Stacy Keach, Marion Edward, Grant Page, Thaddeus Smith
8
3
Spare Parts
PG-13

Spare Parts

(2015)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Karen Lowry
Director:
Sean McNamara
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alexa PenaVega, Marisa Tomei, George Lopez, Carlos PenaVega
3
2
Dominick and Eugene
PG-13

Dominick and Eugene

(1988)
2
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennifer Reston
Director:
Robert M. Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Levine, Ray Liotta, Todd Graff, Tom Hulce
2
2
Veronica Mars
PG-13

Veronica Mars

(2014)
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Thomas
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Krysten Ritter, James Franco, Justin Long, Kristen Bell
6
1
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
PG

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

(1984)
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
W.D. Richter
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ellen Barkin, Peter Weller, Jeff Goldblum, John Lithgow
5
3
Fierce Creatures
PG-13

Fierce Creatures

(1997)
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Willa Weston
Director:
Robert Young, Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Ronnie Corbett
10
1
Forever Young
PG

Forever Young

(1992)
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Cooper
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser, George Wendt
13
1
Freaky Friday
PG

Freaky Friday

(2003)
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tess Coleman
Director:
Mark Waters
Genres:
Music, Fantasy, Family, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chad Michael Murray, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon, Harold Gould
Plot:

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.

16
3
Love Letters
R

Love Letters

(1983)
7
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Winter
Director:
Amy Holden Jones
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bartlett, Amy Madigan, James Keach, Matt Clark
7
5
Terror Train
R

Terror Train

(1980)
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alana
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Hart Bochner, Ben Johnson, David Copperfield, Derek McKinnon
6
2
You Again
PG

You Again

(2010)
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gail
Director:
Andy Fickman
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dwayne Johnson, Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Odette Annable
11
2
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
R

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

(1998)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode / Keri Tate
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Janet Leigh, Adam Arkin, Michelle Williams
10
0
The Tailor of Panama
R

The Tailor of Panama

(2001)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Louisa
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Daniel Radcliffe, Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Leonor Varela
4
2
Prom Night
R

Prom Night

(1980)
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kim
Director:
Paul Lynch
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Anne-Marie Martin, Casey Stevens, Antoinette Bower
7
1
Blue Steel
R

Blue Steel

(1989)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Megan Turner
Director:
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Clancy Brown, Philip Bosco, Ron Silver, Louise Fletcher
8
0
House Arrest
PG

House Arrest

(1996)
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet Beindorf
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kyle Howard, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kevin Pollak, Ben Stein
7
1
Queens Logic
R

Queens Logic

(1991)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Rash
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, Kevin Bacon, John Malkovich, Ken Olin
2
1
Amazing Grace and Chuck
PG

Amazing Grace and Chuck

(1987)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lynn Taylor
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Gregory Peck, William Petersen, Dean Alexander, Jim Allen
2
1
Drowning Mona
PG-13

Drowning Mona

(2000)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rona
Director:
Nick Gomez
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Will Ferrell, Casey Affleck, Bette Midler, Jamie Lee Curtis
6
1
Homegrown
R

Homegrown

(1998)
3
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Gyllenhaal
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jon Bon Jovi, Steve Carell, Ted Danson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Billy Bob Thornton
3
2
Daddy and Them
R

Daddy and Them

(2001)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Billy Bob Thornton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston
3
0
Grandview, U.S.A.
R

Grandview, U.S.A.

(1984)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michelle 'Mike' Cody
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze
4
1
Christmas with the Kranks
PG

Christmas with the Kranks

(2004)
12
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nora Krank
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Allen, Elizabeth Franz, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh
12
0
My Girl 2
PG

My Girl 2

(1994)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Shelly Sultenfuss
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Austin O'Brien, Anna Chlumsky, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Masur
9
0
Mother's Boys
R

Mother's Boys

(1993)
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judith 'Jude' Madigan
Director:
Yves Simoneau
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley, Luke Edwards
7
2
Halloween III: Season of the Witch
R

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

(1982)
4
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tommy Lee Wallace
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Dan O'Herlihy, Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Michael Currie
4
2
Virus
R

Virus

(1999)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kit Foster
Director:
John Bruno
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Horror
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin, Marshall Bell, Joanna Pacula
6
1
Perfect
R

Perfect

(1985)
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Ramey Ellis, Alma Beltran, Perla Walter
12
1
Halloween: Resurrection
R

Halloween: Resurrection

(2002)
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Strode
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bianca Kajlich, Tyra Banks, Brad Loree, Busta Rhymes
7
2
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
PG

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

(2008)
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Aunt Viv
Director:
Raja Gosnell
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Leslie Mann, Piper Perabo, José María Yazpik
5
3
Welcome Home

Welcome Home

(1986)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Arlene Sanford
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Richard Masur, Bonnie Bartlett, William Windom
2
1
Un homme amoureux
R

Un homme amoureux

(1987)
2
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Elliott
Director:
Diane Kurys
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Greta Scacchi, Peter Coyote, Peter Riegert, Claudia Cardinale
2
3

TV Movie(s)

Money on the Side

Money on the Side

(1982)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Michelle Jamison
Director:
Robert L. Collins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Richard Masur, Linda Purl, Karen Valentine
4
0
Callahan

Callahan

(1982)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Bartlett
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Hart Bochner, John Harkins, Peter Maloney
3
1
Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story

Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story

(1981)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dorothy Stratten
Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Tracy Reed, Robert Reed, Mitchell Ryan, Bruce Weitz
4
0
She's in the Army Now

She's in the Army Now

(1981)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Pvt. Rita Jennings
Director:
Hy Averback
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Carmen, Kathleen Quinlan, Melanie Griffith, Susan Blanchard
5
0
Nicholas' Gift

Nicholas' Gift

(1998)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Green
Director:
Robert Markowitz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Bates, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Isabella Ferrari, Gene Wexler
4
0
As Summers Die

As Summers Die

(1986)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Whitsey Loftin
Director:
Jean-Claude Tramont
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Scott Glenn, John Randolph, Ron O'Neal
3
2
Only Human

Only Human

(2014)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyn Lang
Director:
Gavin O'Connor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ashton Holmes, Max Lloyd-Jones, Manny Jacinto, Parisa Fitz-Henley
4
0
The Heidi Chronicles

The Heidi Chronicles

(1995)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Heidi Holland
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eve Gordon, Kim Cattrall, Peter Friedman, Tom Hulce
3
1

Animation(s)

Pigs Next Door

Pigs Next Door (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Horne, Guy Vasilovich, Steven E. Gordon
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Jamie Lee Curtis
Kokuriko-zaka kara
PG

Kokuriko-zaka kara (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gorô Miyazaki
Genres:
Family, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
Emily Osment, Yuriko Ishida, Rumi Hiiragi, Masami Nagasawa
The Little Engine That Could
G

The Little Engine That Could (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bev
Director:
Elliot M. Bour
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Jodi Benson, Brenda Song, Corbin Bleu
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)

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

Columbo

Columbo (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety, James Frawley, Patrick McGoohan, Bernard L. Kowalski, Harvey Hart
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Peter Falk, William Shatner, Katey Sagal, Janet Leigh
Molly & Roni's Dance Party

Molly & Roni's Dance Party (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
Disc jockey
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Adam Baldwin, Roni Blak, Molly Lorenz
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries

The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christian I. Nyby II, Ron Satlof, Michael Caffey, Vince Edwards, Jack Arnold
Genres:
Mystery, Family
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Parker Stevenson, Mark Harmon, Melanie Griffith
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
TV-14

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Smith, Tony Wharmby, Terrence O'Hara, Thomas J. Wright, James Whitmore Jr.
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Troian Bellisario, Courtney Ford, Beth Riesgraf, Pauley Perrette
Quincy M.E.
TV-PG

Quincy M.E. (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Satlof, Corey Allen, David Moessinger, Paul Krasny, Jackie Cooper
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Adrienne Barbeau, Jack Klugman, Kim Cattrall, Val Bisoglio
New Girl
TV-14

New Girl (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Trent O'Donnell, Erin O'Malley, Jake Kasdan, Fred Goss, Max Winkler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone
Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hollingsworth Morse, Alan Bergmann, Norman Abbott, William Asher, John Astin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Melinda Naud, Jim Varney, Richard Brestoff, John Astin
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Daniel Haller, Philip Leacock, Jack Arnold
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
William Conrad, Mel Blanc, Tim O'Connor, Erin Gray
8

8 (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Kevin Bacon, Dustin Lance Black, David Boies
Ellen's Energy Adventure

Ellen's Energy Adventure (1996)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Chris Berman, Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Nye
Scream Queens
TV-14

Scream Queens (2015)

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Dean Cathy Munsch
Director:
Barbara Brown, Brad Falchuk, Bradley Buecker, Michael Uppendahl, Ian Brennan
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Chad Michael Murray, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer
Tall Tales & Legends

Tall Tales & Legends (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Steinberg, David Grossman, Jerry London, Ray Danton, Howard Storm
Genres:
Family, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, Molly Ringwald, Martin Short, Danny Glover
The Tuttles: Madcap Misadventures

The Tuttles: Madcap Misadventures (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Tuttle
Director:
Dave Thomas
Star Cast:
Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, William Shatner, Dominic Scott Kay
Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Donnelly, Allen Baron, Don Chaffey, George McCowan, Georg Stanford Brown
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Tanya Roberts, Tommy Lee Jones, Christopher Lee, Barbara Stanwyck, Tom Selleck
Anything But Love

Anything But Love (1989)

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Hannah Miller
Director:
Michael Lessac, James Widdoes, Robert Berlinger, David Trainer, Jamie Lee Curtis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, John Ritter, Richard Lewis, Ann Magnuson
The Drew Carey Show
TV-PG

The Drew Carey Show (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gerry Cohen, Sam Simon, Bob Koherr, Brian K. Roberts, Steve Zuckerman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Craig Ferguson, Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Kathy Kinney
The Love Boat
TV-G

The Love Boat (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Andy Griffith, Corey Feldman, Gavin MacLeod

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