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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.

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    The Departed

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson

    Released2006

    Released2006

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Directed byMartin 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 Nicholson) plants...  more

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    Exit Wounds

    Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal

    Released2001

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    Directed byAndrzej 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 place...  more
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    Me, Myself & Irene

    Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Me, Myself & Irene is a 2000 American comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers, and starring Jim Carrey and Renée Zellweger. Chris Cooper, Robert Forster, Richard Jenkins, Daniel Greene, Anthony...  more

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    Kangaroo Jack

    Christopher Walken, Estella Warren

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid McNally

    Directed byDavid 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 Adam...  more

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    Hustle & Flow

    Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris

    Released2005

    Released2005

    Directed byCraig Brewer

    Directed byCraig 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 Howard...  more

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    Barbershop

    Ice Cube, Eve

    Released2002

    Released2002

    Directed byTim Story

    Directed byTim Story

    Barbershop is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story, produced by State Street Pictures and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on September 13, 2002. Starring Ice Cube, Cedric the...  more

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    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byDanny Leiner

    Directed byDanny Leiner

    Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a 2004 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny Leiner. Best friends Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) decide to go to the fast food chain...  more

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    Cradle 2 the Grave

    Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    Directed byAndrzej 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....  more

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    Big Momma's House

    Paul Giamatti, Martin Lawrence

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

    Directed byRaja 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 film...  more

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    Life

    Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byTed Demme

    Directed byTed Demme

    Life is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written by Robert Ramsey & Matthew Stone and directed by Ted Demme. The film stars Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. The supporting cast includes Obba...  more

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    Transformers

    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Transformers is a 2007 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line. An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil...  more

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    Malibu's Most Wanted

    Snoop Dogg, Bo Derek

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byJohn Whitesell

    Directed byJohn 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 Snoop...  more

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    King's Ransom

    Jay Mohr, Regina Hall

    Released2005

    Released2005

    Directed byJeffrey W. Byrd

    Directed byJeffrey 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, Regina Hall,...  more
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    Scary Movie 4

    Charlie Sheen, Shaquille O'Neal

    Released2006

    Released2006

    Directed byDavid Zucker

    Directed byDavid Zucker

    Scary Movie 4 is a 2006 American horror comedy parody film and the fourth film of the Scary Movie franchise, as well as the first film in the franchise to be released under The Weinstein Company...  more

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    The Power of Few

    Christopher Walken, Christian Slater

    Released2013

    Released2013

    Directed byLeone Marucci

    Directed byLeone Marucci

    The Power of Few is a 2011 action film directed by Leone Marucci....  more
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    Scary Movie 3

    Pamela Anderson, Charlie Sheen

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid Zucker

    Directed byDavid 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 David...  more

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    Scream 4

    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell

    Released2011

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

    Directed byWes 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 group of...  more

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    Kingdom Come

    Whoopi Goldberg, LL Cool J

    Released2001

    Released2001

    Directed byDoug McHenry

    Directed byDoug 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 and...  more
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    Beats

    Cristian Ortega, Lorn Macdonald

    Released2020

    Released2020

    Directed byBrian Welsh

    Directed byBrian 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 perhaps...  more
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    Released2006

    Released2006

    Directed byGary Binkow

    Directed byGary Binkow

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    Urban Legends: Final Cut

    Eva Mendes, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Ottman

    Directed byJohn Ottman

    Urban Legends: Final Cut also known as Urban Legend 2 is a 2000 American slasher film and sequel to the 1998 film Urban Legend. It is the sole directorial feature of John Ottman, who also edited the...  more

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    Trippin'

    Naomi Campbell, Anthony Anderson

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Raynr

    Directed byDavid Raynr

    Trippin' is a 1999 comedy film starring Deon Richmond, Maia Campbell, Donald Faison, and Guy Torry. The film provided one of Anthony Anderson's earliest film roles. It was directed by David Raynr....  more
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    The Back-up Plan

    Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy

    Released2010

    Released2010

    Directed byAlan Poul

    Directed byAlan 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. ...  more

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    Hoodwinked!

    Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byCory Edwards, Todd Edwards, Tony Leech

    Directed byCory Edwards, Todd Edwards, Tony Leech

    Hoodwinked! is a 2005 American computer-animated family comedy film. It retells the folktale Little Red Riding Hood as a police investigation, using flashbacks to show multiple characters' points of...  more