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The Best Brittany Murphy Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 4.4k votes 574 voters 64.5k views43 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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Brittany Murphy movies?" and "What are the greatest Brittany Murphy roles of all time?"
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    8 Mile

    Eminem, Kim Basinger

    Released2002

    Directed byCurtis 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 is an...  more

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    Riding in Cars with Boys

    Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2001

    Directed byPenny 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 earned a...  more

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    Happy Feet

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed byJudy 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 studio...  more

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    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy 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 and...  more

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    Happy Feet

    Robin Williams, P!nk

    Directed byJudy Morris

    Happy Feet is a series of animated films produced by Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures....  more
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    Spun

    Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry

    Released2003

    Directed byJonas 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 Eugene,...  more

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    Drop Dead Gorgeous

    Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael 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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    Girl, Interrupted

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder

    Released1999

    Directed byJames 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 by...  more

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    Uptown Girls

    Carmen Electra, Dakota Fanning

    Released2003

    Directed byBoaz Yakin

    Uptown Girls is a 2003 teen comedy film directed by Boaz Yakin, who was working from a screenplay which Julia Dahl, Mo Ogrodnik and Lisa Davidowitz had adapted from the story by Allison Jacobs. It...  more

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    Cherry Falls

    Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr

    Released2000

    Directed byGeoffrey 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....  more
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    Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

    Brittany Murphy, Stephen Hawking

    Released2008

    Directed byPeter Avanzino

    In Futurama's latest and most tentacle-packed epic, space itself rips open, revealing a gateway to another universe. But what lies beyond? Horror? Love? Or maybe both, if it happens to contain a...  more
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    Just Married

    Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy

    Released2003

    Directed byShawn 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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    Little Black Book

    Rashida Jones, Brittany Murphy

    Released2004

    Directed byNick 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, Rashida...  more
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    Deadline

    Brittany Murphy, Thora Birch

    Released2009

    Directed bySean McConville

    Deadline is a 2009 direct-to-video psychological thriller film directed by Sean McConville and starring Brittany Murphy and Thora Birch....  more
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    Don't Say a Word

    Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas

    Released2001

    Directed byGary 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 directed by...  more

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    Something Wicked

    Brittany Murphy, Shantel VanSanten

    Released2011

    Directed byDarin 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 young...  more
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    Sidewalks of New York

    Heather Graham, Rosario Dawson

    Released2001

    Directed byEdward 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

    Released1998

    Directed byRuss 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....  more
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    Summer Catch

    Jessica Biel, Brittany Murphy

    Released2001

    Directed byMichael 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 story...  more

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    Drive

    Brittany Murphy, Sanaa Lathan

    Released1998

    Directed bySteve Wang

    Drive is a 1997 cult action film starring Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, Tracey Walter, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy, and Masaya Kato. The film was directed by Steve Wang with stunt...  more
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    The Devil's Arithmetic

    Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy

    Released1999

    Directed byDonna Deitch

    The Devil's Arithmetic is a 1999 TV movie based on the historical novel of the same name by Jane Yolen. It stars Kirsten Dunst as Hannah Stern and costars Brittany Murphy, Louise Fletcher, and Mimi...  more
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    Trixie

    Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy

    Released2000

    Directed byAlan Rudolph

    Trixie is a 2000 American mystery-crime film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Emily Watson, Nick Nolte, Will Patton and Brittany Murphy....  more
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    Released2005

    Directed byLauren Lazin

    Brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust. Through an emotional montage of archival footage, personal photos, and text from the diaries...  more
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    The Groomsmen

    Brittany Murphy, Jessica Capshaw

    Released2006

    Directed byEdward Burns

    The Groomsmen is a 2006 comedy film written and directed by Edward Burns. It opened in New York City and Los Angeles on July 14, 2006. Filming took place at many locations on City Island, New York....  more
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    The Ramen Girl

    Brittany Murphy, Gabriel Mann

    Released2008

    Directed byRobert 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 production...  more