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The Best Octavia Spencer Movies  

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

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

This list includes Never Been Kissed, The Help and more.

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

Octavia Spencer is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Joel Schumacher, Rob Zombie and Raja Gosnell. Movie fans who love Octavia Spencer have also been known to enjoy films starring Viola Davis and Patricia Clarkson.

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Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard
The Help is a 2011 American period drama film directed and written by Tate Taylor, and adapted from Kathryn Stockett's 2009 novel of the same name. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen
Being John Malkovich is a 1999 American fantasy comedy film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze. It stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and Catherine Keener, with John Malkovich ...more
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Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti
Coach Carter is a 2005 American biographical sports drama film directed by Thomas Carter. It is based on a true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter portrayed by Samuel L. ...more
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Patrick Dempsey, Octavia Spencer, Jeffrey Tambor
Flypaper is a 2011 crime fiction comedy film written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and directed by Rob Minkoff.
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Megan Mullally, Aaron Paul
Smashed is a 2012 American drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Ponsoldt and Susan Burke, and starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul. The film premiered at the 2012 ...more
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Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco
Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films, directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Drew Barrymore, David ...more
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Small Town Saturday Night Chris Pine, Octavia Spencer, John Hawkes
Small Town Saturday Night is a 2010 American ensemble drama film by writer-director Ryan Craig. The film stars Chris Pine, Shawn Christian, John Hawkes and Bre Blair. The film also features ...more
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Marisa Tomei, Danny DeVito, John Goodman
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School is a 2005 musical romance film produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films and directed by Randall Miller. It is based on a 1990 short film of the ...more
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Ryan Reynolds, Elle Fanning, Melissa McCarthy
The Nines is a 2007 science fantasy film written and directed by John August and starring Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy, and Elle Fanning. The film debuted at the 2007 Sundance ...more
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Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis
Dinner for Schmucks is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach, based on the 1998 French comedy Le Dîner de Cons. When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner ...more
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Paradise Russell Brand, Julianne Hough, Holly Hunter
Paradise is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by Diablo Cody, in her directorial debut. It stars Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Octavia Spencer, Holly Hunter, Iliza Shlesinger ...more
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Wannabe Octavia Spencer, Matt Dallas, Tate Taylor
Wannabe is a 2005 comedy film starring Craig Robert Young, Adam Huss, Anna Becker and Elizabeth Warner. It was written and produced by Young and Richard Keith and directed by Keith.
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Kate Mara, Sarah Silverman, Taraji P. Henson
Peep World is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Barry W. Blaustein and starring an ensemble cast, including Ron Rifkin, Lesley Ann Warren, Ben Schwartz, Michael C. Hall, Sarah ...more
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Melissa McCarthy, Allison Janney, Octavia Spencer
Pretty Ugly People is a 2008 American comedy drama film written and directed by Tate Taylor, and starring Missi Pyle, Melissa McCarthy, and Octavia Spencer. The film is the story of a group of ...more
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Herpes Boy Octavia Spencer, Beth Grant, Ahna O'Reilly
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Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris
H2 is a 2009 summer release directed by Rob Zombie, starring Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell, Ezra Buzzington, Daniel Roebuck, Danielle Harris, and Tyler Mane.
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Paris Hilton, Kate Bosworth, Ginnifer Goodwin
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! is a 2004 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Kate Bosworth, Topher Grace, and Josh Duhamel.
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Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Mischa Barton
Pulse is a 2006 American horror film written by Wes Craven and Ray Wright, and directed by Jim Sonzero. It is a remake of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 2001 Japanese horror film Kairo. The film stars ...more
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Octavia Spencer, Luke Evans, Juliette Lewis
Ma is a 2019 American psychological horror film directed by Tate Taylor. A lonely woman (Octavia Spencer) befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house but just when ...more
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Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Luce is a 2019 American drama film, directed by Julius Onah. A married couple (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son (Kelvin Harrison Jr.), ...more
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Jesus People: The Movie Octavia Spencer, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Laura Silverman
Jesus People: The Movie is a comedy film directed by Jason Naumann.
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Carmen Electra, Jared Leto, Tori Spelling
Sol Goode is a 2001 American romantic comedy film directed by Danny Comden. The lead role of Sol Goode is played by Balthazar Getty; other cast include Katharine Towne, Jamie Kennedy, Danny ...more