Entertainment 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?"

John Fortenberry and Adam Shankman are among those who have directed Amy Poehler at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Amy Poehler have also been known to enjoy films starring Rashida Jones and Tina Fey.

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Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin
Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael McCullers and starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, Dax Shepard ...more

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph
Sisters is a 1973 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt and Charles Durning. The plot focuses on a French Canadian model whose separated ...more

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Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler
Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer
Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger
Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was DreamWorks ...more

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Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy
Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third installment in the Shrek franchise. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and is the first in the series ...more

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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by Betty Thomas. The film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin ...more

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Tyra Banks, Amy Poehler, Susan Sarandon
Mr. Woodcock is a 2007 sports comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie, and starring Seann William Scott, Billy Bob Thornton, Susan Sarandon, Amy Poehler, and Ethan Suplee. The film was released ...more

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Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler, Rob Schneider
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo is a 1999 comedy film starring Rob Schneider, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin, Oded Fehr and Arija Bareikis. The film follows a hapless fishtank cleaner who goes into ...more

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

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Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum, Amy Poehler
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2010 animated film written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards and Tony Leech and directed by Michael D'Isa-Hogan.

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Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock duo Tenacious D. Written, produced by and starring Tenacious D members Jack Black and Kyle Gass, it is ...more

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Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum
Man of the Year is a 2006 political comedy-drama film directed and written by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams. The film also features Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Lewis Black, ...more

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Amy Poehler, Kristin Cavallari, Jane Lynch
Spring Breakdown is a comedy film starring Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, and Rachel Dratch. Three years after principal photography, and after the film's owner, Warner Independent Pictures, was ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson
Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and directed by Richard Kelly. The title refers to the Southland, a name used by locals to refer to Southern ...more

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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which was also released in the same year. Directed by Adam McKay and written ...more

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25 Years of Improv Comedy Amy Poehler, Tim Meadows, David Koechner

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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American live-action adventure comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. The film stars Jason Lee, David Cross and Jenny Slate with the voices of ...more

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Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Amanda Peet
The Ex is a 2006 comedy film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Zach Braff, Amanda Peet and Jason Bateman. The film had a wide release planned for January 19, 2007, and then March 9, 2007. It ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alec Baldwin, Amy Poehler
Shortcut to Happiness is a 2003 film adaptation of the Stephen Vincent Benet classic short story The Devil and Daniel Webster. It stars Anthony Hopkins as Daniel Webster, Alec Baldwin as Jabez ...more

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Martin & Orloff Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Janeane Garofalo
Martin & Orloff is a feature film written by and starring Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts along with Ian's wife Katie Roberts. The film was produced and directed by Lawrence Blume and features an ...more

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Eliza Dushku, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett
On Broadway is an independent film, shot in Boston in May 2006, starring Joey McIntyre, Jill Flint, Eliza Dushku, Mike O'Malley, Robert Wahlberg, Amy Poehler and Will Arnett.

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Mirai Shida, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Kirin Kiki
Arrietty, titled The Borrower Arrietty in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North America, is a 2010 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and scripted by Hayao ...more