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The Best Maya Rudolph Movies

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

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

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  • Idiocracy1
    27
    5

    Idiocracy

    Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews

    Released2006

    Directed byMike Judge

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  • Away We Go2
    21
    2

    Away We Go

    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph

    Released2009

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Away We Go is a 2009 comedy-drama directed by Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes and...  more
  • Bridesmaids3
    22
    5

    Bridesmaids

    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm

    Released2011

    Directed byPaul Feig

    Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie...  more

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  • As Good as It Gets4
    23
    7

    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

    Released1997

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

    As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and...  more

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  • Zookeeper5
    17
    4

    Zookeeper

    Sylvester Stallone, Cher

    Released2011

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the...  more

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  • 50 First Dates6
    19
    9

    50 First Dates

    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Segal

    50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal. Henry Roth...  more

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  • Shrek the Third7
    15
    4

    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

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  • Duplex8
    12
    4

    Duplex

    Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller

    Released2003

    Directed byDanny DeVito

    Duplex is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring Ben Stiller and...  more
  • Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie9
    10
    4

    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

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  • Duets10
    8
    2

    Duets

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti

    Released2000

    Directed byBruce Paltrow

    Duets is a 2000 American road trip film co-produced and directed by Bruce Paltrow and written...  more
  • Gattaca11
    5
    3

    Gattaca

    Uma Thurman, Jude Law

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

    Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It...  more

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  • A Prairie Home Companion12
    6
    4

    A Prairie Home Companion

    Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Altman

    A Prairie Home Companion is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Robert Altman in his final...  more

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  • Grown Ups13
    6
    8

    Grown Ups

    Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler

    Released2010

    Directed byDennis Dugan

    Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam...  more

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  • When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren14
    6
    2

    When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren

    Mike Tyson, Helen Mirren

    Released2011

    Directed byLindsay Crystal

    When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren is a 2011 short comedy film...
  • The Happytime Murders15
    5
    2

    The Happytime Murders

    Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta

    Released2018

    Directed byBrian Henson

    The Happytime Murders is a 2018 American puppet comedy thriller film directed by Brian Henson....  more
  • Friends with Kids16
    4
    2

    Friends with Kids

    Megan Fox, Jon Hamm

    Released2011

    Directed byJennifer Westfeldt

    Friends with Kids is a 2011 independent American ensemble romantic comedy that was written,...  more
  • Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special17
    4
    2

    Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special

    Maya Rudolph, Darrell Hammond

    Released2003

    Directed byJames Signorelli, Beth McCarthy-Miller

    Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special is a 2003 comedy film directed by Beth-...
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part18
    2
    0

    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2019

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy...  more

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  • The Angry Birds Movie 219
    2
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    The Angry Birds Movie 2

    Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad

    Released2019

    Directed byThurop Van Orman

    The Angry Birds Movie 2 (a.k.a. Angry Birds 2) is a 2019 computer-animated action comedy film...  more
  • Chuck & Buck20
    4
    2

    Chuck & Buck

    Maya Rudolph, Mike White

    Released2000

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    Chuck & Buck is a 2000 comedy-drama film written by and starring Mike White, and directed by...  more
  • MacGruber21
    4
    2

    MacGruber

    Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig

    Released2010

    Directed byJorma Taccone

    MacGruber is a 2010 American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the...  more
  • Prop 8: The Musical22
    4
    2

    Prop 8: The Musical

    Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Black

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Prop 8: The Musical is a 2008 short film directed by Adam Shankman and written by Marc Shaiman....
  • The Willoughbys23
    1
    0

    The Willoughbys

    Will Forte, Maya Rudolph

    Released2020

    Directed byKris Pearn, Cory Evans

    The Willoughbys is a 2020 American-Canadian computer animated comedy drama film directed by...  more

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  • Fight for Your Right Revisited24
    2
    2

    Fight for Your Right Revisited

    Kirsten Dunst, Amy Poehler

    Released2011

    Directed byAdam Yauch

    "After the boys leave the party . . ." Quoting the description from the 2011 Sundance Film...  more
  • The Devil's Child25
    2
    5

    The Devil's Child

    Maya Rudolph, Kim Delaney

    Released1997

    Directed byBobby Roth

    The Devil's Child is a 1997 dramatic horror television movie. Written by Pablo F. Fenjves and...  more