The Best Eddie Murphy Movies Films

The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

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List of the best Eddie Murphy movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Eddie Murphy got his start appearing on Saturday Night Live in the early-1980s and it wasn't long before he was starring in his own featured films. Eddie Murphy's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Eddie Murphy movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Eddie Murphy movies will be at the top of the list. Eddie Murphy has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Eddie Murphy movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Eddie Murphy films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Eddie Murphy role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Eddie Murphy performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include The Nutty Professor, Coming to America and many additional films as well.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Eddie Murphy movies?" and "What are the greatest Eddie Murphy roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Murphy's humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Dan Aykroyd movies and best Chris Rock movies.

Eddie Murphy is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Brett Ratner, Tony Scott and Brian Robbins. Eddie Murphy has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Mike Myers and Ben Stiller in terms of fame and success.

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    Beverly Hills Cop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    48 Hrs. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

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    Beverly Hills Cop II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried

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    The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Chappelle

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    Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence

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    Eddie Murphy: Delirious is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies
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    Raw is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Samuel L. Jackson, Tatyana Ali, Kim Wayans

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    Shrek 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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    The Golden Child is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Frank Welker

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    Shrek the Third is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

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    Boomerang is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

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    Daddy Day Care is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Lacey Chabert, Elle Fanning

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    Dr. Dolittle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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    Another 48 Hrs. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

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    Nutty Professor II: The Klumps is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Wanda Sykes

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    Harlem Nights is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

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    Dreamgirls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

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    Mulan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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    Bowfinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham

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    Shrek Forever After is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews

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    Norbit is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    Tower Heist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Kate Upton, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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    Beverly Hills Cop III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, George Lucas, Al Green

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    I Spy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Famke Janssen, Owen Wilson

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    The Haunted Mansion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

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    Dr. Dolittle 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Murphy, Mandy Moore

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    The Distinguished Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, James Garner, Charles S. Dutton

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    Vampire in Brooklyn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Joanna Cassidy

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    Shrek 4-D is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    A Thousand Words is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Kerry Washington, Ariel Winter

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    Shrek the Halls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Showtime is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Robert De Niro, William Shatner

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    Imagine That is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson

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    Beverly Hills Cop IV is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies
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    Metro is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Donal Logue

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    Meet Dave is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union

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    Holy Man is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Betty White, Dan Marino

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    Best Defense is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Dudley Moore, Kate Capshaw

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    The Adventures of Pluto Nash is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson

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    Fall Of Chances is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Eddie Murphy Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union

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