Jackass Movies in Order: The Complete
Jackass is a comedy reality show that never got old. Every how many year, fans catch wind of something added to the franchise. It’s a classic that has greatly shaped America’s pop culture history. It was so popular that the hit series even has a bunch of movies under it.
People are probably confused with the order of the movies as there are titles with numbers and some without. Some of the films even refer to previous movies that you have probably missed while trying to watch the film in the proper watch order.
The proper watch order is actually through the movie’s release date, as it’s already in chronological order. However, people tend to watch the wrong movie first due to confusing titles. This article will feature the proper watch order of the Jackass movies according to their release date.
Jackass: The Movie (2002)
After Jackass the series completed its television run, it moved to the big screen. The movie is a reality slapstick comedy type of film that Jeff Tremaine directed. Notable cast members who were featured in the movie were Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn, Chris Pontius, Shren McGhehey, Wee Man, Preston Lacy, and Dave England.
The movie shows several stunts, skits, and pranks that were intercut with a number of talking heads with the cast members. The first scene of the film kicks off with the cast members riding a giant shopping cart downhill. The cast members end up crashing into a fruit stunt when they hit the bottom.
The $5 million budget film became the number one film at the US Box office on opening day, grossing about $22.8 million in revenue from multiple theaters across the country. The film was meant to be the grand finale of the series, but since it did so well despite the modest budget, the people involved with the film decided to make a sequel.
Jackass Number Two (2006)
While everyone thought Jackass: The Movie would be the last, the cast and crew decided on making a second movie. So they brought the old cast members together and did another compilation movie of all the crazy stunts they did for this movie. The movie starts off with the cast members being chased by bulls around a suburban neighborhood. The movie ends with the musical production number performance done by the main cast.
As an added signature style, while dancing and singing, the cast also performs stunts to the music of La Cage aux Folles song “the Best of Time.” At the end of the production, Rip Taylor ends the movie.
Jackass 2.5 (2007)
This movie was never released in theaters. Instead, this was the home media version with clips intended for 2.5 and some of the clips that were not used in Number Two. The movie was free on Blockbuster.com and Hulu from December 19-31, 2007. It was later released as a DVD, beginning December 26, 2007.
The film featured a lot of things, including a lot of behind the scene features from this movie and the previous film. In addition, it also included a lot of behind-the-scenes specials for Jackass: The Game.
Jackass Presents: Mat Hoffman’s Tribute to Evel Knievel (2008)
This is a comedy film released on DVD and was the first of the Jackass Presents films that were made for the franchise. The film was created as a tribute to Evel Knievel, a stuntman who died a year prior to the film’s release.
Jackass 3D (2010)
This is a proper sequel to the Jackass film Jackass Number Two, which was released way back in 2006. Jackass 3D, sometimes called Jackass 3, is an American 3D reality comedy movie. The film stars the regular cast members from the series and films under Jackass. However, this is also the last of the Jackass films to feature Ryan Dunn since the cast member died a year after the film was released. In addition, the film is also the last appearance of Barn Margera as a principal cast member.
The film also served as the franchise’s tenth anniversary and became a worldwide hit. It’s also the first time the franchise explored making 3D films. The movie features a lot of moves “Coming out” of the screen due to 3D technology, giving viewers a whole new experience. Similar to the previous films, Rip Taylor is the one to bid the movie farewell on the screen.
Jackass 3.5 (2011)
3.5 was a home media version that included additional footage, similar to how 2.5 was made. The film is a compilation of outtakes that was shot while making Jackass 3D. It was released in weekly installments over at Joost from April 1 to June 13. The trailer for Jackass 3.5 was released online on January 27, 2011.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)
The film is the second Jackass Presents film to be released. This time, the movie is a hidden camera comedy film and has a loose narrative compared to the previous films in the series. Among the films of the Franchise series, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa was the film that got nominated for an Oscar.
In the film, Irascible Irving Zisman takes his grandson, Billy, out on a road trip across the USA. A hidden camera captures all their crazy adventures and encounters. They even meet several unusual characters such as male strippers, beauty pageant contestants with their parents, and several other people throughout the film.
Jackass Forever (2022)
So far, Jackass Forever is the film that was well-received by a lot of critics. Several people have considered Jackass Forever as the best Jackass film among the four main installments. The film had a budget of $10 million and managed to make over $80 million worldwide.
Similar to every other film in the main line-up of Jackass films, the movie is another compilation of stunts done by the main Jackass cast with guest appearances. Ryan Dunn, who died before the movie’s filming, appeared in the archival footage at the end credits.
Jackass 4.5 (2022)
Similar to the main movie series, all of them have a .5 version that gets released which is a compilation of stunts that did not make it to the final film. In Jackass 4.5, a series of stunts were compiled separately and released on Netflix last May 20, 2022.