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The Best Drew Barrymore Movies  

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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.

Drew Barrymore has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Joel Schumacher. If Drew Barrymore movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Mila Kunis and Andie MacDowell too.

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd
50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a lothario veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi
The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci. It stars Adam Sandler as a wedding singer in the 1980s and Drew Barrymore as a waitress ...more
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Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco
Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films, directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Drew Barrymore, David ...more
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drew Barrymore Movies
Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, featuring special effects by Carlo ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott
Ever After is a 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film inspired by the fairy tale Cinderella, directed by Andy Tennant and starring Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, and Dougray Scott. The ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu
Charlie's Angels is a 2000 American action comedy film directed by McG, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as three women working for a private investigation agency. The film is ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox
Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, and David Arquette. Released on ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brittany Murphy
Riding in Cars with Boys is a 2001 film based on the autobiography of the same name by Beverly Donofrio about a woman who overcame difficulties, including being a teen mother, and who later ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen
Firestarter is a 1984 American science fiction thriller film based on Stephen King's 1980 Firestarter. The plot concerns a young girl who develops pyrokinesis and the secret government agency ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen King
Fever Pitch is a 2005 Farrelly brothers romantic comedy film starring Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon. It is a remake of a 1997 British film of the same name. Both films are loosely based on the ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Hugh Grant, Matthew Morrison
Music and Lyrics is a 2007 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Marc Lawrence. It focuses on the relationship that evolves between a former pop music idol and an aspiring writer ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly
He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore, Drew Barrymore
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film. It is the sequel to 2000's Charlie's Angels. It opened in the United States on June 27, 2003, and was number one at the box ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal
Donnie Darko is a 2001 American supernatural drama film written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Noah Wyle, Jena ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig
Whip It is a 2009 comedy-drama film written by Shauna Cross, based on her novel Derby Girl. The film is directed and co-produced by Drew Barrymore in her directorial debut. It stars Ellen Page ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, Whoopi Goldberg
Boys on the Side is a 1995 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross. It stars Whoopi Goldberg, Drew Barrymore and Mary-Louise Parker as three friends on a cross-country road trip. The ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller, Danny DeVito
Duplex is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Danny DeVito, and starring Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore. The film was called Our House for its release in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Grey Gardens is an HBO film about the lives of Edith Bouvier Beale/"Little Edie", played by Drew Barrymore, and her mother Edith Ewing Bouvier/"Big Edie", played by Jessica ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell, Madeleine Stowe
Bad Girls is a 1994 western film starring Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell and Drew Barrymore. It was directed by Jonathan Kaplan from a screenplay by Ken Friedman and ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey
Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the third installment of the initial ...more
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Drew Barrymore, Leighton Meester, Christina Applegate
Going the Distance is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Nanette Burstein and written by Geoff LaTulippe. It stars Drew Barrymore and Justin Long as a young couple, Erin and ...more
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The Amy Fisher Story is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drew Barrymore Movies
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The Amy Fisher Story is a 1993 television film dramatizing the events surrounding Amy Fisher's teenage affair with Joey Buttafuoco and her conviction for aggravated assault for shooting ...more
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Kristen Bell, Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson
Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film, directed by Ken Kwapis, is based on the 1989 book Freeing the Whales by Tom Rose, which covers ...more
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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of popular game show host and producer Chuck Barris, who claimed to have also been an agent for the ...more
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Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Charles S. Dutton
Cat's Eye is a 1985 American anthology horror film directed by Lewis Teague and written by Stephen King. It comprises three stories, "Quitters, Inc.", "The Ledge", and ...more