The Best Brittany Murphy Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 3k votes 562 voters 63.9k views 43 items

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

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

List films include Phoenix, Riding in Cars with Boys and many additional films as well.

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Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Released: 1995

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more

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Carmen Electra, Dakota Fanning, Heather Locklear

Released: 2003

Directed by: Boaz Yakin

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Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2002

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

8 Mile is a 2002 American hip-hop biopic film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon and Kim Basinger. The film ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

Released: 1999

Directed by: James Mangold

Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 American drama film, and an adaptation of Susanna Kaysen's 1993 memoir of the same name. The film chronicles Kaysen's 18-month stay at a mental institution. Directed ...more

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Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy, Christian Kane

Released: 2003

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Just Married is a 2003 American romantic comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and was written by Sam Harper, and starring Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy. Produced by Robert Simonds, the film ...more
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Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2001

Directed by: Gary Fleder

Don't Say a Word is a 2001 psychological thriller film starring Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy and Sean Bean based on the novel of the same title by Andrew Klavan. Don't Say a Word was ...more

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Rashida Jones, Brittany Murphy, Kathy Bates

Released: 2004

Directed by: Nick Hurran

Little Black Book is a 2004 satirical comedy film directed by Nick Hurran, and starring Brittany Murphy and Ron Livingston in the main roles. Holly Hunter, Julianne Nicholson, Josie Maran, ...more

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Riding in Cars with Boys Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2001

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Riding in Cars with Boys is a 2001 film based on the autobiography of the same name by Beverly Donofrio about a woman who overcame difficulties, including being a teen mother, and who later ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

Released: 2006

Directed by: Judy Morris, George Miller, Warren Coleman

Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation ...more

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Brittany Murphy, Gabriel Mann, Tammy Blanchard

Released: 2008

Directed by: Robert Allan Ackerman

The Ramen Girl is an 2008 American–Japanese comedy–drama film starring Brittany Murphy about a girl who goes to Japan and decides to learn how to cook ramen. Murphy is also listed in the ...more

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Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

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Directed by: Judy Morris

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Brittany Murphy, Dean Cain, Mimi Rogers

Released: 2010

Directed by: Michael Feifer

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Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jonas Åkerlund

Spun is a 2002 American dark comedy-drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund from an original screenplay by William De Los Santos and Creighton Vero, based on 3 days of De Los Santos' life in the ...more

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Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst, Kirstie Alley

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann

This film is a 1999 American black comedy film directed by Michael Patrick Jann and starring Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst, Allison Janney, Denise Richards, Brittany Murphy, and Amy ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2006

Directed by: Alek Keshishian

Love and Other Disasters is a 2006 romantic comedy produced by Ruby Film, Europa Corp. and Skyline Films presented at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2008, it had its UK premiere in ...more
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James Franco, Kerry Washington, Rose Byrne

Released: 2006

Directed by: Karen Moncrieff

This film is a 2006 American film written and directed by Karen Moncrieff, starring Brittany Murphy, Toni Collette, Rose Byrne and Marcia Gay Harden. The film was nominated for several 2007 ...more
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Freeway Reese Witherspoon, Brooke Shields, Kiefer Sutherland

Released: 1996

Directed by: Matthew Bright

Freeway is a 1996 crime film written and directed by Matthew Bright, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Reese Witherspoon and Brooke Shields. The plot of this film resembles the fairy tale Little Red ...more
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Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, Michael Biehn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Geoffrey Wright

Cherry Falls is a 2000 American slasher comedy film written by Ken Selden and directed by Geoffrey Wright. The film stars Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, and Michael Biehn.
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Brittany Murphy, Stephen Hawking, Katey Sagal

Released: 2008

Directed by: Peter Avanzino

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Jessica Biel, Brittany Murphy, Freddie Prinze

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Tollin

Summer Catch is a 2001 romantic comedy film starring Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel and Matthew Lillard. The film was directed by Mike Tollin, marking his feature film directorial debut. The ...more

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Brittany Murphy, Thora Birch, Marc Blucas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Sean McConville

Deadline is a 2009 direct-to-video psychological thriller film directed by Sean McConville and starring Brittany Murphy and Thora Birch.
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Something Wicked Brittany Murphy, Shantel VanSanten, Julian Morris

Released: 2011

Directed by: Darin Scott

Something Wicked is a 2014 independent psychological thriller film directed by Darin Scott and starring Shantel VanSanten, John Robinson, Brittany Murphy, and Julian Morris. The film follows a ...more
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Heather Graham, Rosario Dawson, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2001

Directed by: Edward Burns

Sidewalks of New York is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Edward Burns, who also stars in the film. The plot follows eight cycles in the lives of six Manhattan residents ...more
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Falling Sky Brittany Murphy, Karen Allen, Dianne Kay

Released: 1998

Directed by: Russ Brandt, Brian J. De Palma

Falling Sky is a 1998 American drama film starring Karen Allen and Brittany Murphy. It was released direct-to-video in the UK in 1999 and wasn't released in the US until August 26, 2005.