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The Best Damon Wayans Movies 

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

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

This list below has everything from Colors to Damon Wayans: The Last Stand?.

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Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, Bam Bam Bigelow

Released: 1995

Directed by: Nick Castle

Major Payne is a 1995 comedy film, starring Damon Wayans.

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#64 of 721 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #202 of 1,015 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Stacey Dash, Bernie Mac, Damon Wayans

Released: 1992

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

Mo' Money is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Peter Macdonald, and written by Damon Wayans, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Stacey Dash, Joe Santos, John Diehl, Harry ...more

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#409 of 1,015 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #35 of 84 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made

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Adam Sandler, James Caan, Monica Potter

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ernest R. Dickerson

Bulletproof is a 1996 American action-comedy film directed by Ernest Dickerson, and starring Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan, and Jeep Swenson.

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#964 of 1,199 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #25 of 31 The Best Black Comedy Movies of the '90s

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Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

Released: 1991

Directed by: Tony Scott

The Last Boy Scout is a 1991 American action film directed by Tony Scott, starring Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham, Taylor Negron and Danielle Harris. The film was ...more

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#50 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #24 of 58 The Best Football Movies Ever 'The Last Boy Scout' Is Basically A Parody Of '90s Action Movies

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Vivica A. Fox, Bernie Mac, Damon Wayans

Released: 1996

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Paris Barclay, and produced by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written by Wayans ...more

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#367 of 1,199 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #79 of 94 The Worst January Movie Releases

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Jason Alexander, Damon Wayans, Arsenio Hall

Released: 1994

Directed by: Mike Binder

Blankman is a 1994 American superhero comedy-parody film directed by Mike Binder and starring Damon Wayans and David Alan Grier. It was written by Wayans and J. F. Lawton, whose biggest success ...more

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#123 of 187 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #481 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Chris Rock, Jim Brown, Damon Wayans

Released: 1988

Directed by: Keenen Ivory 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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#423 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #82 of 721 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked

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Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Jeff Goldblum

Released: 1996

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

The Great White Hype is a 1996 film directed by Reginald Hudlin. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Berg, Damon Wayans, Jeff Goldblum, Jon Lovitz, Cheech Marin, John Rhys-Davies, Salli Richardson ...more
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Larry Bird, Deion Sanders, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tom DeCerchio

Celtic Pride is a 1996 American comedy written by Judd Apatow and Colin Quinn, and directed by Tom DeCerchio. It stars Daniel Stern and Dan Aykroyd as Mike O'Hara and Jimmy Flaherty, two ...more
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Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Don Cheadle

Released: 1988

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Colors is a 1988 American police procedural action film starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall, and directed by Dennis Hopper. The film takes place in the gang ridden neighborhoods of South ...more

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#54 of 144 The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors #15 of 95 The Best Robert Duvall Movies

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John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley

Released: 1990

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Look Who's Talking Too is the 1990 sequel to director Amy Heckerling's 1989 comedy Look Who's Talking. The film stars the original cast members John Travolta and Kirstie Alley as James and ...more

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#129 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #112 of 181 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

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Lisa Kudrow, Jane Krakowski, Damon Wayans

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Marci X is a 2003 American romantic comedy film, directed by Richard Benjamin and written by Paul Rudnick. It stars Lisa Kudrow as Jewish-American Princess Marci Feld, who has to take control of ...more
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Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Damon Wayans

Released: 1987

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Roxanne is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Fred Schepisi. It is a modern retelling of Edmond Rostand's 1897 verse play Cyrano de Bergerac, adapted by Steve Martin and starring ...more

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#221 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #142 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Jim Carrey, Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum

Released: 1988

Directed by: Julien Temple

Earth Girls Are Easy is a 1988 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Julien Temple and stars Geena Davis, Julie Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, and Jim Carrey. The plot is based ...more

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#321 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #870 of 1,199 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Harlem Aria Damon Wayans, Paul Sorvino, Nicole Ari Parker

Released: 1999

Directed by: William Jennings

Harlem Aria is a 1999 drama film written and directed by William Jennings.
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Damon Wayans: Still Standing Damon Wayans

Released: 1997

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Jada Pinkett Smith, Mos Def, Damon Wayans

Released: 2000

Directed by: Spike Lee

Bamboozled is a 2000 satirical film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised minstrel show featuring black actors donning blackface makeup and the violent fall-out from the ...more

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#67 of 118 The Best Satire Movies #36 of 39 The Best Movies About Black History

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Never Better Damon Wayans
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Tom Hanks, Sally Field, John Goodman

Released: 1988

Directed by: David Seltzer

Punchline is a 1988 American comedy film written and directed by David Seltzer and stars Tom Hanks as a talented young comic who helps a housewife, played by Sally Field who wants to break into ...more

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#290 of 439 The Funniest '80s Movies #40 of 53 The Best Tom Hanks Movies

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Starz Inside: Ladies or Gentlemen Robin Williams, RuPaul, Damon Wayans

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kevin Burns

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Herd Mentality Eliza Dushku, Damon Wayans, Danny Comden

Released: 2011

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Herd Mentality is a 2011 comedy TV film written by Bill Martin and Mike Schiff and directed by Andy Cadiff.
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Damon Wayans, Mark Curry, Robbin Harris

Released: 2004

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Damon Wayans: The Last S... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Damon Wayans Movies
Damon Wayans: The Last Stand? Damon Wayans

Released: 1990

Directed by: Terri McCoy

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Roar of the Crowd Eliza Dushku, Aisha Tyler, Damon Wayans

Released: 2011

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Roar of the Crowd is a 2011 Comedy TV Movie written by Bill Martin and Mike Schiff and directed by Andy Cadiff.