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The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies  

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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?"

Steven Spielberg and Judd Apatow are among those who have directed Elizabeth Banks at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Elizabeth Banks movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Piper Perabo and Michelle Monaghan too.

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The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks
The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. An ordinary Lego minifigure (Chris Pratt) who finds himself being the only one ...more
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Management is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks, Helen Hunt
Management is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama directed by Stephen Belber and starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn. It premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and ...more
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is an upcoming 2015 adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence with a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong. It is the second of two cinematic parts ...more
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The Lego Movie 2: The Second P... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. Now a Master Builder, life for Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt) is ...more
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Movie 43 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Kristen Bell
Movie 43, previously Untitled Comedy, is an upcoming comedy film written by Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko and Patrik Forsberg. The film will feature segments directed by Patrik Forsberg and Peter ...more
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Swept Away is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Madonna, Elizabeth Banks, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Swept Away is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Madonna, Adriano Giannini, and Bruce Greenwood. It was released by Screen Gems and produced by Matthew Vaughn. The ...more
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Pitch Perfect 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Skylar Astin, John Michael Higgins, Ester Dean
Pitch Perfect 2 is an upcoming music and comedy film written by Kay Cannon.
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Magic Mike XXL is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Channing Tatum, Michael Strahan, Andie MacDowell
Magic Mike XXL is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Gregory Jacobs, a sequel to Magic Mike. Mike (Channing Tatum) decides to come out of retirement to join the remaining Kings of ...more
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Fred Claus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Spacey
Fred Claus is a 2007 American Christmas comedy film directed by David Dobkin, written by Dan Fogelman and Jessie Nelson, and starring Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti. The film was released on ...more
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Brightburn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn
Brightburn is a 2019 American superhero horror film directed by David Yarovesky. After adopting a baby that crash-landed on Earth, a couple (Elizabeth Banks and David Denman) attempt to raise ...more
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The Sisters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello, Chris O'Donnell
The Sisters is a 2005 film starring Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Erika Christensen as the title characters; it also stars Alessandro Nivola, Rip Torn, Eric McCormack, Steven Culp, ...more
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Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler
Power Rangers is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Dean Israelite, based on the Saban franchise. A group of high school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their ...more
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The Baxter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Williams, Paul Rudd
The Baxter is a 2005 film written by, directed by and starring American comedian Michael Showalter. A “Baxter”, as defined by the film, is the nice, dull guy in a romantic comedy who is dumped ...more
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Lovely, Still is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, Martin Landau
Lovely, Still is a 2008 film directed by Nik Fackler.
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Meet Bill is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Jessica Alba, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig
Meet Bill is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Bernie Goldmann and Melisa Wallack and starring Aaron Eckhart as the titular character, with supporting performances by Logan Lerman, ...more
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Heights is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, Isabella Rossellini
Heights is a 2005 Merchant Ivory Productions film that follows a pivotal twenty-four hours in the interconnected lives of five New Yorkers. It stars Elizabeth Banks as Isabel, a photographer, ...more
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Big Breaks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Big Breaks Elizabeth Banks, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jane Lynch
Big Breaks is a 2009 comedy short film directed by David Krumholtz.
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Sexual Life is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Kerry Washington, Anne Heche
Sexual Life is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Ken Kwapis. Cast members include Azura Skye, Carla Gallo, Anne Heche, Elizabeth Banks, Tom Everett Scott, and Steven Weber. It is ...more
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Surrender Dorothy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Pete Pryor, Marion Wrenn
Surrender Dorothy is an independent film by director Kevin DiNovis which won first place at the 1998 Slamdance Film Festival. The film stars Peter Pryor, Kevin DiNovis, and is the first film ...more
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Daltry Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Knoxville
Daltry Calhoun is a 2005 film, written and directed by Katrina Holden Bronson and starring Johnny Knoxville as the lead character Daltry Calhoun and Sophie Traub as his estranged daughter. Famed ...more
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Ordinary Sinner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Ordinary Sinner Elizabeth Banks, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Chris Messina
Ordinary Sinner is a 2001 film directed by John Henry Davis.
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The Details is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Kerry Washington, Tobey Maguire
The Details is a 2011 film directed by Jacob Aaron Estes. When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic ...more