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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!

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

Movie fans who love Christina Applegate have also been known to enjoy films starring Jessica Alba and Katherine Heigl.

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Christina Applegate, David Duchovny, Danielle Harris

Released: 1991

This film is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, and David Duchovny. The plot focuses on seventeen-year-old Sue ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

Released: 2002

Directed by: Roger Kumble

The Sweetest Thing is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble and written by Nancy Pimental, who based the characters on herself and friend Kate Walsh. It stars Cameron ...more

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Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

Released: 2004

Directed by: Adam McKay

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more

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Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate, Alexandra Daddario

Released: 2011

Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

Hall Pass is a 2011 comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written by them along with Pete Jones. It stars Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Stephen Merchant, Jenna Fischer ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mike Myers

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bruno Barreto

View from the Top is a 2003 American romantic comedy film directed by Bruno Barreto, and stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, Joshua Malina, Mark Ruffalo, Rob Lowe, Mike ...more

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Christina Applegate, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Johnathon Schaech

Released: 2005

Directed by: Richard Friedenberg

James Patterson's Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas is a 2005 romantic drama film directed by Richard Friedenberg.
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Christina Applegate, Jenna Fischer, Matt Dillon

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mitch Rouse

Employee of the Month is a 2004 American dark comedy starring Matt Dillon and Christina Applegate.
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Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tim Burton

Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jonathan Gems. Based on the cult trading card series of the same name, the film features an ...more

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Surviving Christmas Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Christina Applegate

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Surviving Christmas is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini, Christina Applegate and Catherine O'Hara. Despite being a Christmas movie, ...more
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Streets Christina Applegate, David Mendenhall

Released: 1990

Streets is an American dramatic film starring Christina Applegate and David Mendenhall and directed by Katt Shea.
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Christina Applegate, Jay Mohr, Marisol Nichols

Released: 1998

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia!, is a 1998 comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and starring Jay Mohr, Lloyd Bridges, Olympia Dukakis, and Christina Applegate. It spoofs Francis Ford ...more
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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

Released: 2009

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by Betty Thomas. The film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin ...more

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Christina Applegate, Tara Reid, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré

Just Visiting is a 2001 comedy that is a remake of the French film Les Visiteurs, it also serves as a spinoff of the original film and its sequel, Les Visiteurs 2. It stars Jean Reno, Christina ...more

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Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Christina Applegate

Released: 2008

Directed by: Peter Cattaneo

The Rocker is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger, Josh Gad, Emma Stone, and Jane Lynch. The film was written by Maya ...more

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Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer

Released: 2003

Directed by: James Cox

Wonderland is a 2003 American drama film co-written and directed by James Cox. The film stars Val Kilmer, Kate Bosworth, Dylan McDermott, Carrie Fisher, Lisa Kudrow, Josh Lucas, Christina ...more
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Christina Applegate, Mark Wahlberg, Elliott Gould

Released: 1998

Directed by: Kirk Wong

The Big Hit is a 1998 American action comedy film directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Che-Kirk Wong. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, China Chow, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christina Applegate, Bokeem ...more

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Rose McGowan, Christina Applegate, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Nowhere is a 1997 American black comedy drama film written and directed by Gregg Araki. It stars James Duval and Rachel True as Dark and Mel, a bisexual teen couple who are both sexually ...more

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Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate, Kelsey Grammer

Released: 1988

Directed by: Paul Schneider

Dance 'til Dawn is a 1988 made for television teen movie directed by Paul Schneider.

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Christina Applegate, Whoopi Goldberg, Alyson Hannigan

Released: 2006

Directed by: Bob Saget

Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 American direct-to-video parody of the 2005 French documentary film March of the Penguins. The film features Samuel L. Jackson as narrator, with the two main ...more
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Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst

Released: 2013

Directed by: Adam McKay

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. With the 1970s behind them, San ...more

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Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Nolte

Released: 2010

Directed by: Brad Peyton

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore is a 2010 family action comedy film, directed by Brad Peyton. The film stars Chris O'Donnell and Jack McBrayer. The film also stars the voices of ...more

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Christina Applegate, Bernadette Peters, Martin Short

Released: 2001

Directed by: Allan Arkush

Prince Charming is a 2001 made-for-television film. It is a comical fairy tale, relating the story of a Prince who is cursed and transported to present-day New York City. The movie stars Martin ...more
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Christina Applegate, Michael Shannon, Johnny Knoxville

Released: 2003

Directed by: David Caffrey

Grand Theft Parsons is a 2003 film based on the true story of country rock musician Gram Parsons, who died of an overdose in 1973. Parsons and his road manager, Phil Kaufman, made a pact in life ...more
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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Adam McKay

Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which was also released in the same year. Directed by Adam McKay and written ...more

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Christina Applegate, Diane Lane, Jeff Bridges

Released: 1995

Directed by: Walter Hill

Wild Bill is a 1995 Western film about the last days of legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickok. It stars Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, John Hurt and Diane Lane. The film was distributed by United ...more