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The Best Drew Barrymore Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 6.0k votes 1.2k voters 115.6k views52 items

This list of the best Drew Barrymore movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Drew Barrymore has evolved from a young, bright-eyed child in E.T. to a powerful player in Hollywood. Drew Barrymore's highest grossing movies have earned millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Drew Barrymore movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Drew Barrymore movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Drew Barrymore movies?" and "What are the greatest Drew Barrymore roles of all time?" The greatest Drew Barrymore performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like 50 First Dates and Big Miracle appear on this Drew Barrymore filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide if her comedies, horror movies, or dramatic pictures rank among the best. If you think the best Drew Barrymore role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you love Barrymore's romantic comedies, you might also enjoy our list of best Adam Sandler movies and best Justin Long movies.

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    50 First Dates
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    50 First Dates

    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Segal

    50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal. Henry Roth... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Never Been Kissed
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    Never Been Kissed

    Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore

    Released1999

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

    Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 3
    The Wedding Singer
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    The Wedding Singer

    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler

    Released1998

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 5
    Ever After
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    Ever After

    Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston

    Released1998

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    Ever After is a 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film inspired by the fairy tale... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    Charlie's Angels
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    Charlie's Angels

    Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore

    Released2000

    Directed byJoseph McGinty Nichol

    Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 7
    Riding in Cars with Boys
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    Riding in Cars with Boys

    Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2001

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    Riding in Cars with Boys is a 2001 film based on the autobiography of the same name by Beverly... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 8
    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 WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 9
    Fever Pitch
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    Fever Pitch

    Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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  • 10
    Firestarter
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    Firestarter

    Drew Barrymore, Heather Locklear

    Released1984

    Directed byMark L. Lester

    Firestarter is a 1984 American science fiction thriller film based on Stephen King's 1980... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 11
    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
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    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

    Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore

    Released2003

    Directed byJoseph McGinty Nichol

    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film. It is the sequel to... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 12
    Music and Lyrics
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    Music and Lyrics

    Drew Barrymore, Hugh Grant

    Released2007

    Directed byMarc Lawrence

    Music and Lyrics is a 2007 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Marc... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 13
    Donnie Darko
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    Donnie Darko

    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Kelly

    Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 14
    He's Just Not That Into You
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    He's Just Not That Into You

    Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2009

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    Whip It
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    Whip It

    Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page

    Released2009

    Directed byDrew Barrymore

    Whip It is a 2009 comedy-drama film written by Shauna Cross, based on her novel Derby Girl.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 16
    Boys on the Side
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    Boys on the Side

    Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1995

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    Boys on the Side is a 1995 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross. It stars... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 17
    Duplex
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    Duplex

    Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller

    Released2003

    Directed byDanny DeVito

    Duplex is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring Ben Stiller and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Batman Forever
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    Batman Forever

    Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore

    Released1995

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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  • 19
    Grey Gardens
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    Grey Gardens

    Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange

    Released2009

    Directed byMichael Sucsy

    Grey Gardens is an HBO film about the lives of Edith Bouvier Beale/"Little Edie", played by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Bad Girls
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    Bad Girls

    Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell

    Released1994

    Directed byJonathan Kaplan

    Bad Girls is a 1994 western film starring Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Going the Distance
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    Going the Distance

    Drew Barrymore, Leighton Meester

    Released2010

    Directed byNanette Burstein

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    Mad Love
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    Mad Love

    Drew Barrymore, Liev Schreiber

    Released1995

    Directed byAntonia Bird

    Mad Love is a 1995 teen romantic drama film directed by Antonia Bird and starring Drew... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
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    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2002

    Directed byGeorge Clooney

    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Big Miracle
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    Big Miracle

    Kristen Bell, Drew Barrymore

    Released2012

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua

    Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2008

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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