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The Best Charlie Murphy Movies 

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Updated February 10, 2020 324 votes 74 voters 11.5k views 33 items

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

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

List films include Meet the Blacks, Moving Day, and more.

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

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Halle Berry, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Rock

Released: 1993

Directed by: Tamra Davis

CB4 is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Tamra Davis, and starring Chris Rock. The film follows a fictional rap group named 'CB4', named after the prison block in which the group was ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall

Released: 1989

Directed by: Eddie Murphy

Harlem Nights is a 1989 comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor and directed by Murphy. The film featured Michael Lerner, Danny Aiello, Redd Foxx, Della Reese and Murphy's brother ...more

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Jamie Foxx, Ice Cube, Terrence Howard

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ice Cube

The Players Club is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Ice Cube, who made his directorial debut and also has a small role in the film. The film stars Bernie Mac, Jamie ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and produced by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, ...more

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Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Terrence Howard

Released: 2007

Directed by: Lance Rivera

The Perfect Holiday is a 2007 family comedy film starring Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, and Terrence Howard and is produced by Academy Award-nominated actress Queen Latifah, who also ...more

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Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

Released: 2006

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Milan Trenc. It follows a divorced father trying to settle down, ...more

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Meagan Good, Nick Cannon, Paul Wesley

Released: 2005

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s ...more

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Ice Cube, T-Pain, Bow Wow

Released: 2010

Directed by: Erik White

Lottery Ticket is a 2010 comedy film directed by Erik White and starring Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Charlie Murphy, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Loretta Devine and Ice Cube ...more
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Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah

Released: 1991

Directed by: Spike Lee

Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee, starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra. It was Lee's fifth feature-length film. The film ...more

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Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

Released: 1990

Directed by: Spike Lee

Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical comedy-drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed. It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter ...more

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America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker, Shannyn Sossamon

Released: 2010

Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa

Our Family Wedding is a 2010 comedy film directed by Rick Famuyiwa and written by Wayne Conley, Rick Famuyiwa and Malcolm Spellman.
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Jay Mohr, Regina Hall, Loretta Devine

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jeffrey W. Byrd

King's Ransom is a 2005 comedy film, directed by Jeffrey W. Byrd and written by Wayne Conley, who was a writer for Kenan & Kel. The film stars Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Kellita Smith, ...more
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Paper Soldiers Stacey Dash, Michael Rapaport, Patrice O'Neal

Released: 2002

Directed by: Damon Dash, David Daniel

Paper Soldiers is a 2002 American urban crime comedy directed by Damon Dash and David Daniel. It stars Kevin Hart, Beanie Sigel, Stacey Dash, Kamal Ahmed, and rapper Jay-Z appears in a cameo ...more
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Charlie Murphy, Bob Sapp, DeRay Davis

Released: 2009

Directed by: Blaxwell Smart

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Mariah Carey, Rashida Jones, Jamie Lynn Sigler

Released: 2005

Directed by: Damon Dash

Death of a Dynasty is a comedy film first screened in 2003. It is a satire of the hip hop music industry centered on Roc-A-Fella Records, and stars Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Capone and Damon Dash. It ...more
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Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Michael Rapaport

Released: 2006

Directed by: Shawn Wayans

Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness is a 2006 animated comedy film directed by Shawn Wayans.
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Emmanuelle Vaugier, Beau Garrett, Charlie Murphy

Released: 2007

Directed by: Matthew Leutwyler

Unearthed is a 2006 horror film, directed by Matthew Leutwyler and starring Emmanuelle Vaugier and Luke Goss. This monster movie opened on November 9, 2007 as one of the "8 Films to Die ...more
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Mike Tyson, Ja Rule, Jalen Rose

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lance Rivera

Co2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Lance Rivera.
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Moving Day is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Charlie Murphy Movies
Moving Day Gabrielle Miller, Victor Garber, Charlie Murphy

Released: 2012

Directed by: Mike Clattenburg

The Guys Who Move Furniture is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Mike Clattenburg.
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Elena Satine, Jana Kramer, Jayma Mays

Released: 2008

Directed by: Michael Pietrzak

Bar Starz is a 2008 comedy film written by Peter Castanik and Marc James, directed by Michael Pietrzak.
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The Kid Who Loved Christmas Charlie Murphy

Released: 1990

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

The Kid Who Loved Christmas is a 1990 film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.
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Jennifer Tilly, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mia Sara

Released: 1996

Directed by: Richard Schenkman

The Pompatus of Love is a 1996 film that tells the story of four guys discussing women and the meaning of the word "pompatus". This made-up word is found in two Steve Miller songs, ...more
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Twisted Fortune Carol Alt, Dave Attell, Bill Burr

Released: 2007

Directed by: Victor Varnado

Twisted Fortune is a black comedy about a bumbling small-time crook who finds a bottle cap worth $1,000,000 while robbing a convenience store. The comedy also features Ike Barinholtz and Jordan ...more
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Pauly Shore's Natural Born Komics Sketch Comedy Movie: Miami Pauly Shore, T-Pain, Cassie Scerbo

Released: 2007

Directed by: Pauly Shore

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Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre

Released: 1995

Directed by: Dr. Dre, Ricky Harris, Fab Five Freddy, F. Gary Gray

Murder Was the Case is a 1994 short film and soundtrack album starring Snoop Doggy Dogg. The 18 minute film was directed by Dr. Dre and Fab Five Freddy and chronicles the fictional death of ...more