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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.

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Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Maya Rudolph Movies
Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig
Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot ...more
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Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface
Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews. The film tells the story of two ...more
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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels
Away We Go is a 2009 comedy-drama directed by Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes and written by the husband-and-wife team of Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. The film stars John Krasinski, ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz
As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, homophobic, racist, ...more
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Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler
Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. ...more
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Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones
A Prairie Home Companion is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Robert Altman in his final film. The film is a fictional representation of behind-the-scenes activities at the long-running ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy
Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third installment in the Shrek franchise. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and is the first in the series ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd
50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a lothario veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller, Danny DeVito
Duplex is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore. The film was called Our House for its release in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Ethan Hawke
Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, with Jude Law, Loren Dean, Ernest Borgnine, Gore Vidal, and Alan ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti, Maria Bello
Duets is a 2000 American road trip film co-produced and directed by Bruce Paltrow and written by John Byrum. The motion picture features an ensemble cast co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul ...more
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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which was also released in the same year. Directed by Adam McKay and written ...more
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Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock
Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more
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Turbo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Maya Rudolph Movies
Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds
Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on an original idea by David Soren, who also ...more
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When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren Mike Tyson, Helen Mirren, Billy Crystal
When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren is a 2011 short comedy film directed by Lindsay Crystal.
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Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special Maya Rudolph, Darrell Hammond, Will Forte
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special is a 2003 comedy film directed by Beth- McCarthy Miller and James Signorelli.
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Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Chris Jericho (Fozzy)*
MacGruber is a 2010 American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, itself a parody of action-adventure television series MacGyver. Jorma Taccone of the ...more
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Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Maya Rudolph
The Happytime Murders is a 2018 American puppet comedy thriller film directed by Brian Henson. In a world where puppets co-exist with humans as second class citizens, puppet private eye and ...more
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Megan Fox, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig
Friends with Kids is a 2011 independent American ensemble romantic comedy that was written, produced, and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt, who is also stars in the film. Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, ...more
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Prop 8: The Musical Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Black, Lake Bell
Prop 8: The Musical is a 2008 short film directed by Adam Shankman and written by Marc Shaiman.
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Maya Rudolph, Mike White, Paul Weitz
Chuck & Buck is a 2000 comedy-drama film written by and starring Mike White, and directed by Miguel Arteta.
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The Lego Movie 2: The Second P... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Maya Rudolph Movies
Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. Now a Master Builder, life for Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt) is ...more
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The Angry Birds Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Maya Rudolph Movies
Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones
The Angry Birds Movie 2 (a.k.a. Angry Birds 2) is a 2019 computer-animated action comedy film directed by Thurop Van Orman, based on Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds video game series. The ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell
"After the boys leave the party . . ." Quoting the description from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival site.
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Maya Rudolph, Kim Delaney, Matthew Lillard
The Devil's Child is a 1997 dramatic horror television movie. Written by Pablo F. Fenjves and Laurence Minkoff, and directed by Bobby Roth, the movie first aired on Lifetime Television in ...more