The Best Debra Messing Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 250 votes 60 voters 11.5k views 15 items

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

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

Examples of films on this list: The Women, McHale's Navy and more.

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Amy Adams, Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney

Released: 2004

Directed by: Clare Kilner

The Wedding Date is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by Clare Kilner and starring Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney, and Amy Adams. Based on the novel Asking for Trouble by Elizabeth ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller

Released: 2004

Directed by: John Hamburg

Along Came Polly is a 2004 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Hamburg, starring Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston in the lead roles.

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Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jill Culton, Roger Allers, Anthony Stacchi

Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi. The ...more

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray, Debra Messing

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

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Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2008

Directed by: Diane English

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Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney

Released: 2002

Directed by: Mark Pellington

The Mothman Prophecies is a 2002 supernatural thriller film directed by Mark Pellington, based on the 1975 book of the same name by parapsychologist and Fortean author John Keel. The screenplay ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Debra Messing, Anthony Quinn

Released: 1995

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

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Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, John Leguizamo

Released: 2008

Directed by: Alfredo De Villa

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Released: 2006

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

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Tim Curry, Debra Messing, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1997

Directed by: Bryan Spicer

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Woody Allen, Debra Messing, Tiffani Thiessen

Released: 2002

Directed by: Woody Allen

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Debra Messing, Selma Blair, Bill Hader

Released: 2007

Directed by: Edward Burns

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Marion's Triumph Debra Messing

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Chua

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Released: 1999

Directed by: Roger Young

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Wright vs. Wrong Carrie Fisher, Debra Messing, Melissa Rauch

Released: 2010

Directed by: Andy Fickman

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