Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Jim Carrey Movies

'Liar, Liar,' 'Eternal Sunshine' and 'The Truman Show' make this list of the comedic actor's best films

Load Previous

9. 'Bruce Almighty'

Jim Carrey's decade-long ride as Hollywood's king of comedy basically ended in 2003 with Bruce Almighty, the story of a TV news reporters who acquires the powers of God. It grossed an astonishing $484 million and seemed to suggest that Carrey was invincible, but the following year Carrey's Bruce Almighty co-star Steve Carell released The 40 Year Old Virgin, kickstarting the Judd Apatow revolution and making Jim Carrey suddenly seem very passé. This didn't mean, however, that having Steve Carell in your movie guaranteed it would be a hit: That's something Hollywood learned the hard way when they made Evan Almighty (a Jim Carrey-free Bruce Almighty sequel) and saw it land with a thud. 

Back to Top