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The Best Amy Poehler Movies

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List of the best Amy Poehler movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Amy Poehler'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 Amy Poehler movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Amy Poehler movies will be at the top of the list. Amy Poehler has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Amy Poehler movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Amy Poehler films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list features films like Horton Hears a Who! and Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Amy Poehler movies?" and "What are the greatest Amy Poehler roles of all time?"


  • 1

    Blades of Glory

    Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell
    Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and...  more

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  • 2

    Horton Hears a Who!

    Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey
    Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film...  more

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  • 3

    Monsters vs. Aliens

    Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler
    Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film...  more

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  • 4

    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams
    Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the...  more

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  • 5


    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
    Sisters is a 1973 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder,...  more
  • 6

    Baby Mama

    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
    Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael...  more
  • 7

    Mr. Woodcock

    Tyra Banks, Amy Poehler
    Mr. Woodcock is a 2007 sports comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie, and starring Seann...  more
  • 8

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by...  more

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  • 9

    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil

    Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum
    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2010 animated film written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards...  more

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  • 10


    Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler
    Envy is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Barry Levinson. It stars Ben Stiller and Jack...  more
  • 11

    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler
    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The...  more
  • 12
    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock...  more
  • 13

    Wine Country

    Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph
    Wine Country is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Amy Poehler. Tensions from the past...  more
  • 14

    Man of the Year

    Robin Williams, Christopher Walken
    Man of the Year is a 2006 political comedy-drama film directed and written by Barry Levinson...  more

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  • 15

    Spring Breakdown

    Amy Poehler, Kristin Cavallari
    Spring Breakdown is a comedy film starring Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, and Rachel Dratch. Three...  more
  • 16

    Southland Tales

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake
    Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and...  more

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  • 17

    Wet Hot American Summer

    Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks
    Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a...  more

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  • 18

    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake
    Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third...  more

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  • 19


    Mirai Shida, Tatsuya Fujiwara
    Arrietty, titled The Borrower Arrietty in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North...  more

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  • 20

    25 Years of Improv Comedy

    Amy Poehler, Tim Meadows
  • 21

    Hamlet 2

    Amy Poehler, Elisabeth Shue
    Hamlet 2 is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming, written by Fleming and Pam...  more
  • 22

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American live-action adventure comedy film...  more

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  • 23

    The Ex

    Amy Adams, Amy Poehler
    The Ex is a 2006 comedy film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Zach Braff, Amanda Peet and...  more
  • 24

    Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

    Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler
    Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo is a 1999 comedy film starring Rob Schneider, William Forsythe,...  more

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  • 25

    Martin & Orloff

    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
    Martin & Orloff is a feature film written by and starring Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts along...  more