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The Best Amy Poehler Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 957 votes 136 voters 14.7k views33 items

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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?"

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    Blades of Glory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Blades of Glory

    Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell

    Released2007

    Directed byWill Speck, Josh Gordon

    Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Monsters vs. Aliens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Monsters vs. Aliens

    Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Rob Letterman

    Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

    Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the... more on Wikipedia

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    Sisters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Sisters

    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

    Released2015

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Sisters is a 1973 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder,... more on Wikipedia
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    Baby Mama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Baby Mama

    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

    Released2008

    Directed byMichael McCullers

    Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael... more on Wikipedia
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    Man of the Year is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Man of the Year

    Robin Williams, Christopher Walken

    Released2006

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Man of the Year is a 2006 political comedy-drama film directed and written by Barry Levinson... more on Wikipedia
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    Wet Hot American Summer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Wet Hot American Summer

    Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Wain

    Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a... more on Wikipedia

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    Southland Tales is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Southland Tales

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Kelly

    Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and... more on Wikipedia

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    Mr. Woodcock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Mr. Woodcock

    Tyra Banks, Amy Poehler

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Dobkin, Craig Gillespie

    Mr. Woodcock is a 2007 sports comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie, and starring Seann... more on Wikipedia
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    Shrek the Third is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Miller, Raman Hui

    Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third... more on Wikipedia

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    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil

    Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Disa

    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2010 animated film written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards... more on Wikipedia

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The S is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byBetty Thomas

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Envy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Envy

    Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler

    Released2004

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Envy is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Barry Levinson. It stars Ben Stiller and Jack... more on Wikipedia

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    Horton Hears a Who! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Horton Hears a Who!

    Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey

    Released2008

    Directed bySteve Martino, Jimmy Hayward

    Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Los is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2004

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The... more on Wikipedia

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    Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

    Adam Sandler, Amy Poehler

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo is a 1999 comedy film starring Rob Schneider, William Forsythe,... more on Wikipedia

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    Tenacious D in The Pick of Des is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Released2006

    Directed byLiam Lynch

    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Wine Country is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Wine Country

    Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph

    Released2019

    Directed byAmy Poehler

    Wine Country is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Amy Poehler. Tensions from the past... more on Wikipedia
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    Spring Breakdown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Spring Breakdown

    Amy Poehler, Kristin Cavallari

    Released2009

    Directed byRyan Shiraki

    Spring Breakdown is a comedy film starring Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, and Rachel Dratch. Three... more on Wikipedia
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    Arrietty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Arrietty

    Mirai Shida, Tatsuya Fujiwara

    Released2010

    Directed byHiromasa Yonebayashi

    Arrietty, titled The Borrower Arrietty in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North... more on Wikipedia

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    25 Years of Improv Comedy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    25 Years of Improv Comedy

    Amy Poehler, Tim Meadows

    Released2006

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipw is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American live-action adventure comedy film... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    The Ex is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    The Ex

    Amy Adams, Amy Poehler

    Released2007

    Directed byJesse Peretz

    The Ex is a 2006 comedy film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Zach Braff, Amanda Peet and... more on Wikipedia
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    Martin & Orloff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Martin & Orloff

    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

    Released2002

    Directed byLawrence Blume

    Martin & Orloff is a feature film written by and starring Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts along... more on Wikipedia
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    Shortcut to Happiness is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Amy Poehler Movies
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    Shortcut to Happiness

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alec Baldwin

    Released2003

    Directed byAlec Baldwin

    Shortcut to Happiness is a 2003 film adaptation of the Stephen Vincent Benet classic short... more on Wikipedia
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