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The Best Christina Applegate Movies

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

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

List features films like Farce of the Penguins, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie and more!

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  • Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead1
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    Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

    Christina Applegate, David Duchovny

    Released1991

    Directed byStephen Herek

    This film is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Christina...  more

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  • The Sweetest Thing2
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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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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy3
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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell

    Released2004

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by...  more

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  • Hall Pass4
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    Hall Pass

    Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate

    Released2011

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Hall Pass is a 2011 comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written...  more

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  • View from the Top5
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    View from the Top

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate

    Released2003

    Directed byBruno Barreto

    View from the Top is a 2003 American romantic comedy film directed by Bruno Barreto, and stars...  more

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  • Employee of the Month6
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    Employee of the Month

    Christina Applegate, Jenna Fischer

    Released2004

    Directed byMitch Rouse

    Employee of the Month is a 2004 American dark comedy starring Matt Dillon and Christina...  more
  • Mars Attacks!7
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    Mars Attacks!

    Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson

    Released1996

    Directed byTim Burton

    Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton. Earth is...  more
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    ‘Mars Attacks!’ Was Tim Burton’s Ultimate Unregulated Experiment And It’s Stranger Than You Remember#89 of 168 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies

  • Streets8
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    Streets

    Christina Applegate, David Mendenhall

    Released1990

    Streets is an American dramatic film starring Christina Applegate and David Mendenhall and...  more
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  • Surviving Christmas9
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    Surviving Christmas

    Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Surviving Christmas is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Ben Affleck,...  more

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    #54 of 56 The Best Christmas Rom-Coms#73 of 82 The Best '00s Christmas Movies

  • Just Visiting10
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    Just Visiting

    Christina Applegate, Tara Reid

    Released2001

    Directed byJean-Marie Poiré

    Just Visiting is a 2001 comedy that is a remake of the French film Les Visiteurs, it also...  more
  • James Patterson's Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas11
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    James Patterson's Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas

    Christina Applegate, Kathleen Rose Perkins

    Released2005

    Directed byRichard Friedenberg

    James Patterson's Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas is a 2005 romantic drama film directed by...  more
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  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel12
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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byBetty Thomas

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by...  more

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  • The Rocker13
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    The Rocker

    Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

    Released2008

    Directed byPeter Cattaneo

    The Rocker is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Rainn Wilson,...  more

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  • Mafia!14
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    Mafia!

    Christina Applegate, Jay Mohr

    Released1998

    Directed byJim Abrahams

    Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia!, is a 1998 comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and...  more
  • Nowhere15
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    Nowhere

    Rose McGowan, Christina Applegate

    Released1997

    Directed byGregg Araki

    Nowhere is a 1997 American black comedy drama film written and directed by Gregg Araki. It...  more

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  • Dance 'til Dawn16
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    Dance 'til Dawn

    Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate

    Released1988

    Directed byPaul Schneider

    Dance 'til Dawn is a 1988 made for television teen movie directed by Paul Schneider....  more
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    #61 of 107 The Best Dance Movies Ever Made#321 of 323 The Best Teen Movies Of All Time

  • Wonderland17
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    Wonderland

    Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate

    Released2003

    Directed byJames Cox

    Wonderland is a 2003 American drama film co-written and directed by James Cox. The film stars...  more
  • The Big Hit18
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    The Big Hit

    Christina Applegate, Mark Wahlberg

    Released1998

    Directed byKirk Wong

    The Big Hit is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Che-Kirk...  more

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  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues19
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    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

    Kanye West, Will Smith

    Released2013

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, and...  more

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    #644 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#648 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • Farce of the Penguins20
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    Farce of the Penguins

    Christina Applegate, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2006

    Directed byBob Saget

    Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 American direct-to-video parody of the 2005 French documentary...  more
  • Grand Theft Parsons21
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    Grand Theft Parsons

    Christina Applegate, Michael Shannon

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid Caffrey

    Grand Theft Parsons is a 2003 film based on the true story of country rock musician Gram...  more
  • Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore22
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    Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

    Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2010

    Directed byBrad Peyton

    Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore is a 2010 family action comedy film, directed by Brad...  more

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  • Prince Charming23
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    Prince Charming

    Christina Applegate, Bernadette Peters

    Released2001

    Directed byAllan Arkush

    Prince Charming is a 2001 made-for-television film. It is a comical fairy tale, relating the...  more
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  • Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie24
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    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2004

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The...  more

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  • Going the Distance25
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    Going the Distance

    Drew Barrymore, Leighton Meester

    Released2010

    Directed byNanette Burstein

    Going the Distance is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Nanette Burstein and...  more

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