Best Movies of Jeff Daniels

Steve Jobs (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $17.75M

Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.


Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $31.50M

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.


The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $7.36M

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.


Pleasantville (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $40.57M

Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.


The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $10.60M

In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.


The Lookout (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $4.59M

Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.


Something Wild (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $8.36M

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.


Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $127.18M

Lead Role: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Mike Starr, | Director:

The cross-country adventures of two good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.


Blood Work (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $26.20M

Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.


Imaginary Heroes (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $0.23M

The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.


101 Dalmatians (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $136.18M

A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.


Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $32.65M

A mischievous dog befriends a lonely young girl in a new town and helps her make new friends.


Heartburn (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 110 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $25.31M

An autobiographical look at the breakup of Ephron's marriage to Carl "All the President's Men" Bernstein that was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel is a food writer at...


Arlen Faber (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: $0.03M

A reclusive author of spiritual books is pursued for advice by a single mother and a man fresh out of rehab.


Paper Man (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 105 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $0.02M

Lead Role: Jeff Daniels, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Lisa Kudrow, | Director:

A washed-up writer forms an unlikely friendship with a teenager from Long Island.


Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $86.21M

Lead Role: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, | Director:

Twenty years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry's newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption.


Allegiant (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 101 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 33 | Earnings: $66.00M

After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.


All the Rage (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: $0.01M

Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his defense is that he thought he was shooting an intruder. She leaves him; the lawyer ...


Gods and Generals (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 30 | Earnings: $12.87M

The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from 1861 to 1863.


Space Chimps (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 82 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $30.11M

Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.



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