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

    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Coming to America

    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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  3. 3
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    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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  4. 4
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    48 Hrs.

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Beverly Hills Cop II

    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried

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  7. 7
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    The Nutty Professor

    Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Chappelle

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  8. 8
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    Eddie Murphy: Delirious
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    The Golden Child

    Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Frank Welker

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  10. 10
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    Life

    Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence

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  11. 11
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    Raw

    Samuel L. Jackson, Tatyana Ali, Kim Wayans

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    Shrek 2

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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  13. 13
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    Boomerang

    Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

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    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

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    Another 48 Hrs.

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

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    Dr. Dolittle

    Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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    Daddy Day Care

    Eddie Murphy, Lacey Chabert, Elle Fanning

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    Dreamgirls

    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

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    Harlem Nights

    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

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    Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

    Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Wanda Sykes

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    Mulan

    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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    Tower Heist

    Kate Upton, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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    Shrek Forever After

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews

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    Norbit

    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    - 19
    Bowfinger

    Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham

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    The Haunted Mansion

    Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

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    Beverly Hills Cop III

    Eddie Murphy, George Lucas, Al Green

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    The Distinguished Gentleman

    Eddie Murphy, James Garner, Charles S. Dutton

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    I Spy

    Eddie Murphy, Famke Janssen, Owen Wilson

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    Dr. Dolittle 2

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Murphy, Mandy Moore

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    A Thousand Words

    Eddie Murphy, Kerry Washington, Ariel Winter

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    Vampire in Brooklyn

    Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Joanna Cassidy

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    Shrek 4-D

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Shrek the Halls

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Showtime

    Eddie Murphy, Robert De Niro, William Shatner

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    - 18
    Imagine That

    Eddie Murphy, Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson

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    + 23
    - 17
    Beverly Hills Cop IV
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    + 19
    - 20
    Metro

    Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Donal Logue

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    Meet Dave

    Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union

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    Holy Man

    Eddie Murphy, Betty White, Dan Marino

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    Best Defense

    Eddie Murphy, Dudley Moore, Kate Capshaw

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    The Adventures of Pluto Nash

    Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson

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    Fall Of Chances

    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union

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