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The Best Courteney Cox Movies

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

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

These films, like Get Well Soon and Zoom include images when available.

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  • 1
    Scream 2
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    Scream 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox

    Released1997

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    Scream
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    Scream

    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

    Released1996

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven.... more on Wikipedia

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    Scream 4
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    Scream 4

    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

    10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley... more on Wikipedia

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    Masters of the Universe
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    Masters of the Universe

    Courteney Cox, Dolph Lundren

    Released1987

    Directed byGary Goddard

    Masters of the Universe is a 1987 American science fantasy film directed by Gary Goddard and... more on Wikipedia

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    Scream 3
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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Cocoon: The Return
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    Cocoon: The Return

    Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg

    Released1988

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

    Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon.... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Barnyard
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    Barnyard

    Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell

    Released2006

    Directed bySteve Oedekerk

    Barnyard is a 2006 American computer-animated family comedy film, produced by Paramount... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Longest Yard
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    The Longest Yard

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Segal

    The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000

    Released2001

    Directed byBrian De Palma, Adam Bernstein, Julian Schlossberg, Jonathan Demme, Arnold Levine

    Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 is a 2001 documentary film directed...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    3000 Miles to Graceland
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    3000 Miles to Graceland

    Courteney Cox, Kevin Costner

    Released2001

    Directed byDemian Lichtenstein

    3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 action film., starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Bedtime Stories
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    22

    Bedtime Stories

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
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    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox

    Released1994

    Directed byTom Shadyac

    Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Blue Desert
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    Blue Desert

    Courteney Cox, Robert Miano

    Released1991

    Directed byBradley Battersby

    Blue Desert is a psychological thriller film starring Courteney Cox and D. B. Sweeney,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Alien Love Triangle
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    Alien Love Triangle

    Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

    Released2002

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Alien Love Triangle is a 2008 comedy-science fiction short film directed by Danny Boyle. It... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Mr. Destiny
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    Mr. Destiny

    Courteney Cox, Michael Caine

    Released1990

    Directed byJames Orr

    Mr. Destiny is a 1990 fantasy comedy film starring James Belushi. Other actors in this film... more on Wikipedia

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    November
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    November

    Courteney Cox, Nick Offerman

    Released2004

    Directed byGreg Harrison

    November is a 2004 American psychological thriller film first screened at the 2004 Sundance... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    I'll Be Home for Christmas
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    I'll Be Home for Christmas

    Courteney Cox, Eva Marie Saint

    Released1988

    Directed byMarvin J. Chomsky

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  • 18
    The Runner
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    The Runner

    Courteney Cox, John Goodman

    Released1999

    Directed byRon Moler

    The Runner is a 1999 crime thriller film starring Ron Eldard and Courteney Cox. It was... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Zoom
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    Zoom

    Courteney Cox, Kate Mara

    Released2006

    Directed byPeter Hewitt

    Zoom: Academy for Superheroes is a 2006 American superhero comedy film based upon the... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    The Shrink Is In
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    The Shrink Is In

    Courteney Cox, Viola Davis

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Benjamin

    The Shrink Is In is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Richard Benjamin starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Get Well Soon
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    Get Well Soon

    Courteney Cox, Jeffrey Tambor

    Released2001

    Directed byJustin McCarthy

    Get Well Soon is a 2001 romantic comedy film written and directed by Justin McCarthy.
  • 22
    Commandments
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    Commandments

    Courteney Cox, Amy Sedaris

    Released1997

    Directed byDaniel Taplitz

    Commandments is a 1997 romantic comedy-drama which was written and directed by Daniel Taplitz... more on Wikipedia
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    If It's Tuesday, It Still Must be Belgium

    Courteney Cox, Peter Graves

    Released1987

    Directed byBob Sweeney

    When a tour bus driver plans to save his daughter from her captors, a Belgian circus...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Curiosity Kills
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    Curiosity Kills

    Courteney Cox

    Released1990

    Directed byColin Bucksey

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  • 25
    The Tripper
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    The Tripper

    Courteney Cox, Jaime King

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Arquette

    The Tripper is a 2006 slasher film which was directed by David Arquette and stars Jaime King,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button