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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.


Best Eddie Murphy Movies Films
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    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

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    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried

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    Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dave Chappelle

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    Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Frank Welker

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Tatyana Ali, Kim Wayans

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    Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence

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    Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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    Eddie Murphy, Lacey Chabert, Elle Fanning

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    Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

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    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

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    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

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    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

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    Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Wanda Sykes

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    Kate Upton, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

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    Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham

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    Eddie Murphy, James Garner, Charles S. Dutton

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    Eddie Murphy, George Lucas, Al Green

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews

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    Eddie Murphy, Kerry Washington, Ariel Winter

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    Eddie Murphy, Famke Janssen, Owen Wilson

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    Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Joanna Cassidy Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Murphy, Mandy Moore

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    Eddie Murphy, Robert De Niro, William Shatner

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Eddie Murphy, Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Donal Logue Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Eddie Murphy, Betty White, Dan Marino

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    Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union

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    Eddie Murphy, Dudley Moore, Kate Capshaw

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    Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson

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    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union

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