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The Best Anthony Anderson Movies 

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

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

Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles: Pt. 1 and See Spot Run are included on this list along with many more.

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

Anthony Anderson is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Michael Bay, Uwe Boll and Martin Scorsese.

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Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable

Released: 2007

Directed by: Michael Bay

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anthony Anderson Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack ...more

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Grace Park, Aaliyah, DMX

Released: 2000

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

This film is a 2000 American martial arts action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak in his directorial debut, and also fight choreography by Corey Yuen, and starring Jet Li and Aaliyah. The ...more

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Christopher Walken, Christian Slater, Nicky Whelan

Released: 2013

Directed by: Leone Marucci

The Power of Few is a 2011 action film directed by Leone Marucci.
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Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

Released: 2011

Directed by: Wes Craven

10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley and Deputy Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell also returns as Sidney Prescott. A killer is after a new ...more

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Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal, DMX

Released: 2001

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes ...more
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Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

Released: 2005

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Hustle & Flow is a 2005 American independent drama film written and directed by Craig Brewer and produced by John Singleton and Stephanie Allain. It was released on July 22, 2005. Terrence ...more

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John Cho, Kal Penn, Fred Willard

Released: 2004

Directed by: Danny Leiner

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Christopher Walken, Estella Warren, Michael Shannon

Released: 2003

Directed by: David McNally

Kangaroo Jack is a 2003 American buddy-action movie from Warner Bros. Pictures, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, starring Jerry O'Connell, Anthony Anderson, Christopher Walken, Estella Warren and ...more

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Ice Cube, Eve, Janina Gavankar

Released: 2002

Directed by: Tim Story

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Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger

Released: 2000

Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu, DMX

Released: 2003

Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Cradle 2 the Grave is a 2003 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Jet Li and DMX. The film was released in the United States on February 28, 2003.

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Gabrielle Union, Vivica A. Fox, Bobby Brown

Released: 2001

Directed by: Mark Brown

Two Can Play That Game is a 2001 romantic comedy film written and directed by Mark Brown. The film stars Vivica A. Fox and Morris Chestnut.

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Paul Giamatti, Martin Lawrence, Nia Long

Released: 2000

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Big Momma's House is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer, and starring Martin Lawrence as FBI agent Malcolm Turner. The majority of the ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery, Martin Lawrence

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ted Demme

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Snoop Dogg, Bo Derek, Giuliana Rancic

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Whitesell

Malibu's Most Wanted is a 2003 comedy film written by and starring Jamie Kennedy and co-starring Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson, Blair Underwood, Regina Hall, Damien Dante Wayans, Ryan O'Neal and ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Shaquille O'Neal, Carmen Electra

Released: 2006

Directed by: David Zucker

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Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen, Jenny McCarthy

Released: 2003

Directed by: David Zucker

Scary Movie 3 is a 2003 American horror comedy film, which parodies the horror, sci-fi, and mystery genres. It is the third film in the Scary Movie franchise, and the first to be directed by ...more

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Cristian Ortega, Lorn Macdonald, Laura Fraser

Released: 2020

Directed by: Brian Welsh

Beats is a 2020 British drama film directed Brian Welsh. Set in 1994 in Scotland, best friends Johnno (Cristian Ortega) and Spanner (Lorn Macdonald) are going to a rave for the first, and ...more

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Jay Mohr, Regina Hall, Loretta Devine

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jeffrey W. Byrd

King's Ransom is a 2005 comedy film, directed by Jeffrey W. Byrd and written by Wayne Conley, who was a writer for Kenan & Kel. The film stars Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Kellita Smith, ...more
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Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Danneel Ackles

Released: 2010

Directed by: Alan Poul

The Back-up Plan is a 2010 romantic comedy film, starring Jennifer Lopez and Alex O'Loughlin. It was released theatrically in the U.S. on April 23, 2010, and later in other regions.

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Whoopi Goldberg, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2001

Directed by: Doug McHenry

Kingdom Come is a 2001 comedy-drama film, written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, and directed by Doug McHenry. This film stars LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Anthony Anderson ...more
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Eva Mendes, Jennifer Morrison, Rebecca Gayheart

Released: 2000

Directed by: John Ottman

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Anthony Anderson

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gary Binkow

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Released: 2006

Directed by: Luc Besson

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