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The Best Cameron Diaz Movies

Updated November 5, 2019 4.3k votes 837 voters 77.3k views

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from The Mask to There's Something About Mary.

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

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  • Gangs of New York1
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    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th...  more

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  • There's Something About Mary2
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    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby...  more

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  • The Holiday3
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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz

    Released2006

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and...  more

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  • Shrek4
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    Shrek

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

    Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks,...  more

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  • The Mask5
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    The Mask

    Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey

    Released1994

    Directed byChuck Russell

    The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic...  more

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  • Any Given Sunday6
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    Any Given Sunday

    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino

    Released1999

    Directed byOliver Stone

    Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional...  more

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  • My Best Friend's Wedding7
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    My Best Friend's Wedding

    Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney

    Released1997

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan. When...  more

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  • Bad Teacher8
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    Bad Teacher

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake

    Released2011

    Directed byJake Kasdan

    Bad Teacher is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan based on a screenplay by...  more
  • A Life Less Ordinary9
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    A Life Less Ordinary

    Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor

    Released1997

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    A Life Less Ordinary is a 1997 American-British black comedy film directed by Danny Boyle,...  more

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  • Charlie's Angels10
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    Charlie's Angels

    Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore

    Released2000

    Directed byJoseph McGinty Nichol

    Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz,...  more

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  • What Happens in Vegas11
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    What Happens in Vegas

    Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2008

    Directed byTom Vaughan

    What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring...  more

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  • The Other Woman12
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    The Other Woman

    Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton

    Released2014

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

    The Other Woman is a 2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Nick Cassavetes and...  more

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  • Knight and Day13
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    Knight and Day

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2010

    Directed byJames Mangold

    Knight and Day, is a 2010 action comedy film starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The film,...  more

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  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas14
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz

    Released1998

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by...  more

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  • Shrek 215
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    Shrek 2

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2004

    Directed byKelly Asbury, Andrew Adamson, Conrad Vernon

    Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated, comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly...  more

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  • The Sweetest Thing16
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    The Sweetest Thing

    Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate

    Released2002

    Directed byRoger Kumble

    The Sweetest Thing is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble and...  more

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  • My Sister's Keeper17
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    My Sister's Keeper

    Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin

    Released2009

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

    My Sisters's Keeper is a 2009 American drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring...  more

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  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle18
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    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

    Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore

    Released2003

    Directed byJoseph McGinty Nichol

    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film. It is the sequel to...  more

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  • The Green Hornet19
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    The Green Hornet

    Cameron Diaz, James Franco

    Released2011

    Directed byMichel Gondry

    The Green Hornet is a 2011 American superhero action comedy film based on the character of the...  more

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  • In Her Shoes20
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    In Her Shoes

    Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine

    Released2005

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

    In Her Shoes is a 2005 American comedy-drama film based on the novel of the same name by...  more
  • Head Above Water21
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    Head Above Water

    Cameron Diaz, Harvey Keitel

    Released1996

    Directed byJim Wilson

    Head Above Water is a 1996 American comedy thriller film directed by Jim Wilson and starring...  more
  • Shrek the Third22
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    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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  • The Newton Boys23
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    The Newton Boys

    Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Linklater

    The Newton Boys is a 1998 American comedy-drama film based on the true story of the Newton...  more
  • What to Expect When You're Expecting24
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    What to Expect When You're Expecting

    Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz

    Released2012

    Directed byKirk Jones

    What to Expect When You're Expecting is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Kirk...  more
  • Shrek Forever After25
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    Shrek Forever After

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy

    Released2010

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Shrek Forever After is a 2010 action animated film written by Tim Sullivan and Josh Klausner...  more

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