Here is the list of the best Eddie Murphy movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Eddie Murphy got his start appearing on Saturday Night Live in the early-1980s, and it wasn't long before he was starring in his own featured films. Eddie Murphy's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Eddie Murphy movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only his most highly rated movies will be at the top. Eddie Murphy has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what his greatest movie of all time is... so if you and a friend are arguing about this, then use this list to end the squabble once and for all.
As of 2014, Eddie Murphy's movies have grossed over $3.8 billion in the United States and Canada box office, and $6.6 billion worldwide. Known for playing multiple characters in comedy hits like The Nutty Professor and his voice role as Donkey in the Shrek films, Eddie Murphy is one of the most successful comedians of all time.
If you think the best Eddie Murphy role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Eddie Murphy performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
This list of films include Beverly Hills Cop, Coming to America, and many additional films as well, and answers the questions, "What are the best Eddie Murphy movies?" and "What are the greatest Eddie Murphy roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Murphy's humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Dan Aykroyd movies and best Chris Rock movies.
- 43077Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis, starring Dan Aykroyd... more
- 43186Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring... more
- 484107Coming to America is a 1988 American comedy film directed by John Landis, and based on a story... more
- 2896448 Hrs. is a 1982 American action comedy film directed by Walter Hill, starring Nick Nolte and... more
- 22568Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 action comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony... more
- 30267Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks,... more
- 18962Delirious is a stand-up comedy television special starring Eddie Murphy. The 70-minute show,... more
- 236103The Nutty Professor is a 1996 American slapstick science-fiction comedy film directed by Tom... more
- 17652Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated, comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly... more
- 16359Eddie Murphy Raw is an American stand-up comedy film directed by Robert Townsend and starring... more
- 18267The Golden Child is a 1986 fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Eddie... more
- 19891Life is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written by Robert Ramsey & Matthew Stone and... more
- 13544Another 48 Hrs. is a 1990 action comedy film and a sequel to the 1982 film 48 Hrs.. It was... more
- 15971Harlem Nights is a 1989 comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor and directed by... more
- 14872Boomerang is a 1992 American romantic comedy film directed by Reginald Hudlin. The film stars... more
- 14764Daddy Day Care is a 2003 American comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and co-starring Jeff... more
- 14665Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who... more
- 13959Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney... more
- 9963Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced... more
- 11248Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third... more
- 12658Bowfinger is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It depicts a down-and-out... more
- 10867The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps is a 2000 American romantic comic science fiction film... more
- 8745Shrek Forever After is a 2010 action animated film written by Tim Sullivan and Josh Klausner... more
- 12387Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and... more
- 7743The Distinguished Gentleman is a comedy starring Eddie Murphy. The film was directed by... more