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The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies

Updated November 15, 2019 1.1k votes 239 voters 26.6k views48 items

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

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

In 2017, Elizabeth Banks stars as Rita Repulsa in the new Power Rangers movie. 

List films include Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Pitch Perfect, Spider-Man, and many additional films as well.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Elizabeth Banks movies?" and "What are the greatest Elizabeth Banks roles of all time?"

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    Definitely, Maybe

    Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam Brooks

    Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam...  more

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    Pitch Perfect

    Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2012

    Directed byJason Moore

    Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. Featuring an...  more

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    Zack and Miri Make a Porno

    Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byKevin Smith

    This film is a 2008 romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, distributed by...  more

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    Invincible

    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2006

    Directed byEricson Core

    Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true...  more

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    The Next Three Days

    Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2010

    Directed byPaul Haggis

    The Next Three Days is a 2010 vigilante thriller film directed by Paul Haggis and starring...  more
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics...  more

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    Role Models

    Elizabeth Banks, Louis C.K.

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Wain

    Role Models is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink...  more

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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings

    Released2005

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed...  more

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    Seabiscuit

    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges

    Released2003

    Directed byGary Ross

    Seabiscuit is a 2003 American biographical sports psychological-drama thriller film based on...  more

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    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel...  more

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    Catch Me If You Can

    Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of...  more

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

    Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

    Released2014

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is a 2014 American dystopian science fiction adventure...  more

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    Wet Hot American Summer

    Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Wain

    Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a...  more

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    Man on a Ledge

    Elizabeth Banks, Ed Harris

    Released2012

    Directed byAsger Leth

    Man on a Ledge is a 2012 American thriller action directed by Asger Leth, starring Sam...  more
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    Slither

    Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer

    Released2006

    Directed byJames Gunn

    Slither is a 2006 American science fiction-comedy horror film written and directed by James...  more

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    Spider-Man 3

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2007

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel...  more

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    What to Expect When You're Expecting

    Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz

    Released2012

    Directed byKirk Jones

    What to Expect When You're Expecting is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Kirk...  more

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    People Like Us

    Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released2012

    Directed byAlex Kurtzman

    People Like Us is a 2012 drama film directed by Alex Kurtzman as his directorial debut. The...  more
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    The Uninvited

    Elizabeth Banks, Emily Browning

    Released2009

    Directed byThomas Guard, Charles Guard

    The Uninvited is a 2009 American psychological horror film directed by the Guard Brothers, and...  more

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    Walk of Shame

    Elizabeth Banks, Gillian Jacobs

    Released2014

    Directed bySteven Brill

    Walk of Shame is an American comedy film written and directed by Steven Brill. The film was...  more
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    Power Rangers

    Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott

    Released2017

    Directed byDean Israelite

    Power Rangers is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Dean Israelite, based on the Saban...  more

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    Shaft

    Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel...  more

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    Meet Dave

    Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2008

    Directed byBrian Robbins

    Meet Dave is a 2008 American family comedy science-fiction film directed by Brian Robbins and...  more

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    Charlie's Angels

    Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott

    Released2019

    Directed byElizabeth Banks

    Charlie's Angels is a 2019 action-adventure comedy film directed by Elizabeth Banks, based on...  more

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    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2013

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

    This film is a 2013 American science fiction action film based on Suzanne Collins' dystopian...  more

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