Comedians The Best Eddie Murphy Characters  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Eddie Murphy character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

List of Eddie Murphy characters, ordered from best to worst along with movie trailers when available. These characters are in order of how many times they've been upvoted, so only the most amazing roles played by Eddie Murphy are at the top of the list. The performances below include both film and television appearances, making it the most accurate ranking of Eddie Murphy's roles. Items include everything from Axel Foley to Donkey.

If you think the best Eddie Murphy performance isn't as high as it should be, then vote it up so that it has a chance to make it to the top. You can also make your own version of this greatest Eddie Murphy roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.

If you're wondering, "Who is the best Eddie Murphy character?" or "What are the top Eddie Murphy performances of all time?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Shrek the Halls, Shrek the Third, Shrek
2
29 4
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Mulan II, Mulan
3
22 5
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Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop II, Beverly Hills Cop III
4
20 5
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Coming to America
5
15 3
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Trading Places
6
18 6
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The Nutty Professor, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
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13 4
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Randy Watson Coming to America
8
13 4
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Rayford Gibson Life
9
12 4
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Saul Coming to America
10
10 4
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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, The Nutty Professor
11
7 2
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Reggie Hammond Another 48 Hrs., 48 Hrs.
12
6 1
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Jim Evers The Haunted Mansion
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9 5
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Norbit Norbit
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8 4
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Clarence Coming to America
15
8 4
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Granny Klump The Nutty Professor, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
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5 3
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Quick Harlem Nights
17
7 6
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Mr. Wong Norbit
18
6 5
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Papa Klump Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, The Nutty Professor
19
5 4
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DarnellTower Heist Tower Heist
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5 4
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Mama Klump Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, The Nutty Professor
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4 3
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Pluto Nash The Adventures of Pluto Nash
22
4 3
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Kit Ramsey Bowfinger
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4 3
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Jefferson 'Jiff' Ramsey Bowfinger
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3 2
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Chandler Jarrell The Golden Child
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5 5
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Rasputia Norbit