The Best Charlie Murphy Movies

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Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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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  • Harlem Nights
    Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Eddie Murphy
  • Norbit
    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Brian Robbins
  • Night at the Museum
    Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Shawn Levy
  • The Players Club
    LisaRaye McCoy, Bernie Mac, Monica Calhoun
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Ice Cube
  • CB4
    Chris Rock, Allen Payne, Deezer D
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Tamra Davis
  • Lottery Ticket
    Shad "Bow Wow" Moss, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Erik White
  • The Perfect Holiday
    Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Queen Latifah
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Lance Rivera
  • Roll Bounce
    Shad "Bow Wow" Moss, Chi McBride, Mike Epps
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee
  • Paper Soldiers
    Kevin Hart, Beanie Sigel, Jason Cerbone
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: David Daniel, Damon Dash
  • King's Ransom
    Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Kellita Smith
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Jeff Byrd
  • Mo' Better Blues
    Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Spike Lee
  • Jungle Fever
    Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Ossie Davis
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Spike Lee
  • Our Family Wedding
    America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker, Carlos Mencia
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa
  • Death of a Dynasty
    Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Devon Aoki, Capone
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Damon Dash
  • Frankenhood
    Charlie Murphy, Bob Sapp, DeRay Davis
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Blaxwell Smart
  • 16
    Gabrielle Miller, Victor Garber, Charlie Murphy
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Mike Clattenburg
  • Freaknik: The Musical
    Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, T-Pain
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Chris Prynoski
  • Unearthed
    Emmanuelle Vaugier, Luke Goss, Beau Garrett
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Matthew Leutwyler
  • The Pompatus of Love
    Jennifer Tilly, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mia Sara
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Richard Schenkman
  • Twisted Fortune
    Carol Alt, Dave Attell, Bill Burr
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Victor Varnado
  • The Cookout 2
    Mike Tyson, Ja Rule, Jalen Rose
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Lance Rivera
  • Bar Starz
    Elena Satine, Jana Kramer, Jayma Mays
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Michael Pietrzak
  • Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness
    Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Michael Rapaport
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Shawn Wayans
  • The Kid Who Loved Christmas
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman
  • Murder Was the Case
    Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Dr. Dre, Ricky Harris, Fab Five Freddy, F. Gary Gray