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The Best Chris Rock Movies 

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List of the best Chris Rock movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Chris Rock is one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time, but he also has an impressive filmography including many collaborations with his good friends Adam Sandler and Louis C.K. Chris Rock'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 Chris Rock movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Chris Rock movies will be at the top of the list. Chris Rock has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Chris Rock movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Chris Rock films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films range from The Longest Yard to Death at a Funeral.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Chris Rock movies?" and "What are the greatest Chris Rock roles of all time?" If you are a fan of stand-up comedians who also act, you might also enjoy our list of best Eddie Murphy movies and best Kevin James movies.

Chris Rock is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Joel Schumacher and Tony Scott. Chris Rock has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler in terms of fame and success.

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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock
The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name. Adam Sandler plays the protagonist, Paul Crewe, a disgraced former professional quarterback ...more

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#216 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #32 of 97 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

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Chris Rock, Jim Brown, Damon Wayans
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 parody film of blaxploitation movies written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans. Featured in the film are several noteworthy African American actors ...more

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#82 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #247 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law
A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction film written, directed, and produced by Steven Spielberg, and based on Brian Aldiss's short story Super-Toys ...more

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#411 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #17 of 33 The Best Steven Spielberg Movies

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Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith
Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo ...more

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#401 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #316 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Coolidge
Down to Earth is a 2001 comedy film directed by Chris and Paul Weitz and written by Chris Rock and Louis C.K. It is the third film adaptation based on Harry Segall's stageplay Heaven Can Wait, ...more

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#248 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #24 of 27 20+ Great Movies Where Characters Swap Ages or Bodies

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Mel Gibson, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci
Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop action film directed and produced by Richard Donner, and starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock and Jet Li. It is the ...more

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#550 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #27 of 74 The Best Action Movie Sequels #158 of 416 The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies

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Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock
Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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#994 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #639 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Chris Rock, Ice-T, Judd Nelson
New Jack City is a 1991 American thriller action film film directed by Mario Van Peebles in his directorial debut, who also co-stars in the film. The film stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen ...more

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#9 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #259 of 548 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Alec Baldwin, Fergie, Chris Rock
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan Cohen, and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. This sequel to the 2005 film Madagascar ...more

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#135 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #633 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Zoe Saldana, Chris Rock, Peter Dinklage
This film is a 2010 comedy film written by Aeysha Carr and Chris Rock and directed by Neil LaBute.

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#343 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #44 of 84 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made

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Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Bernie Mac
Head of State is a 2003 comedy film directed, written by, and starring Chris Rock and co-starring Bernie Mac. It marked the directorial debut of Rock, who had previously worked as a writer, ...more

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#171 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #469 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #38 of 54 The Funniest Comedy Movies About Politics

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Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock
Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more

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#403 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #118 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movieslisted on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried
Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 action comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony Scott. It is the first sequel in the Beverly Hills Cop series. Murphy returns as Detroit police ...more

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#109 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #24 of 56 The Best Comedy Movie Sequels

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Kirsten Dunst, Bill Murray, Chris Rock
Osmosis Jones is a 2001 live-action/animated buddy cop comedy film directed by Tom Sito and Piet Kroon for the animated segments and the Farrelly brothers for the live-action ones. Unusual in ...more

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#384 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #504 of 1,009 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Filmsfeaturing 'Osmosis Jones' Is A Fever Dream Of A Movie

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Jessica Chastain, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the third installment of the ...more

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#157 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #60 of 72 The Best CGI Animated Films Ever Made

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more

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#496 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #154 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock
You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 American slapstick comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. You Don't Mess with the Zohan has ...more

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#430 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #26 of 57 The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock
Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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#167 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #143 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock
Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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#157 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #300 of 571 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are #336 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies

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Kerry Washington, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi
I Think I Love My Wife is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film starring Chris Rock and Kerry Washington. Rock co-wrote the film with Louis C.K. and also directed and produced it. It is a remake of ...more

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#25 of 31 The Greatest Comedy Movie Remakes #54 of 119 The Best R-Rated Sex Comedies

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Kerry Washington, Chris Rock, Anthony Hopkins
Bad Company is a 2002 American action-comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and starring Anthony Hopkins and Chris Rock. The film became somewhat famous for its ...more
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Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock
Boomerang is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Reginald Hudlin. The film stars Eddie Murphy as Marcus Graham, a hotshot advertising executive who also happens to be an insatiable ...more

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#38 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #372 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #484 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Halle Berry, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Rock
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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#1,069 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #147 of 720 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #668 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Bell, Chris Rock
Pootie Tang is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Louis C.K. Adapted from a comedy sketch that first appeared on The Chris Rock Show, the character Pootie Tang is a satire of ...more

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#64 of 101 The Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made #64 of 84 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made

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Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Renée Zellweger
Nurse Betty is a 2000 American black comedy film directed by Neil LaBute starring Renée Zellweger as a Kansas waitress who suffers a nervous breakdown and starts obsessively pursuing her ...more

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