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The Best Bernie Mac Movies

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Ocean's Twelve and Don King: Only in America.

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

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  • 1
    Above the Rim
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    Above the Rim

    Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac

    Released1994

    Directed byJeff Pollack

    Above the Rim is a 1994 American drama directed by Jeff Pollack. The screenplay was written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Soul Men
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    Soul Men

    Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend

    Released2008

    Directed byMalcolm D. Lee

    Soul Men is an American musical comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee, and starring Samuel L.... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Friday
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    Friday

    Ice Cube, Meagan Good

    Released1995

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Friday is a 1995 American stoner buddy comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray in his directorial... more on Wikipedia

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    Ocean's Thirteen
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    Ocean's Thirteen

    Brad Pitt, George Clooney

    Released2007

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 5
    Transformers
    58
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    Transformers

    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    The Players Club
    45
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    The Players Club

    Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube

    Released1998

    Directed byIce Cube

    The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who... more on Wikipedia

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    Old Dogs
    42
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    Old Dogs

    John Travolta, Robin Williams

    Released2009

    Directed byWalt Becker

    Old Dogs is a 2009 American ensemble comedy film directed by Wild Hogs '​s Walt Becker and... more on Wikipedia
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    Ocean's Twelve
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    Ocean's Twelve

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2004

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Twelve is a 2004 American comedy film, which acts as the sequel to 2001's Ocean's... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
    38
    4

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    Alec Baldwin, Fergie

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath

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  • 10
    Pride
    42
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    Pride

    Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac

    Released2007

    Directed bySunu Gonera

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  • 11
    Mo' Money
    33
    4

    Mo' Money

    Stacey Dash, Bernie Mac

    Released1992

    Directed byPeter MacDonald

    Mo' Money is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Peter Macdonald, and written by Damon... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Life
    53
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    Life

    Eddie Murphy, Poppy Montgomery

    Released1999

    Directed byTed Demme

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  • 13
    Guess Who
    33
    5

    Guess Who

    Zoe Saldana, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2005

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

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  • 14
    B*A*P*S
    33
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    B*A*P*S

    Halle Berry, Bernie Mac

    Released1997

    Directed byRobert Townsend

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  • 15
    Bad Santa
    28
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    Bad Santa

    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2003

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

    Bad Santa is a 2003 American Christmas black comedy film directed by Terry Zwigoff, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Ocean's Eleven
    30
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    Ocean's Eleven

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Get on the Bus
    24
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    Get on the Bus

    Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid

    Released1996

    Directed bySpike Lee

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  • 18
    Don King: Only in America
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    2

    Don King: Only in America

    Bernie Mac, Jeremy Piven

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn Herzfeld

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  • 19
    Who's the Man?
    20
    2

    Who's the Man?

    Ice-T, Terrence Howard

    Released1993

    Directed byTed Demme

    Who's the Man? is a 1993 thriller comedy film, directed by Ted Demme, in his feature film... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Head of State
    27
    10

    Head of State

    Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan

    Released2003

    Directed byChris Rock

    Head of State is a 2003 comedy film directed, written by, and starring Chris Rock and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever
    20
    4

    Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever

    Bernie Mac, Maurice LaMarche

    Released2005

    Directed byEzekiel Norton

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  • 22
    Lil' Pimp
    21
    6

    Lil' Pimp

    Carmen Electra, Lil' Kim

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Brooks, Peter Gilstrap

    Lil' Pimp is a 2005 feature length, black comedy animated film that was directed and written... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Mr. 3000
    27
    14

    Mr. 3000

    Carmen Electra, Jay Leno

    Released2004

    Directed byCharles Stone III

    Mr. 3000 is a 2004 American sports comedy film starring Bernie Mac and Angela Bassett. The... more on Wikipedia

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    Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

    Released1996

    Directed byParis Barclay

    Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a 1996 American... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Honor Deferred
    16
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    Honor Deferred

    Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac

    Released2006

    Directed byNick Brigden

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