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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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Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. Featuring an ensemble cast, including Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen, Traci Lords This film is a 2008 romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, distributed by The Weinstein Company, and starring Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks. It is Smith's second film not to ...more

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Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore The Hunger Games is a 2012 action, adventure film written by Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray and directed by Gary Ross.

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Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Brooks, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail Breslin and ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire Seabiscuit is a 2003 American biographical sports psychological-drama thriller film based on the best-selling non-fiction book Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand. The film is ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. When bitten by a genetically modified spider, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire), a nerdy, ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Jennifer Garner Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, Russell Crowe The Next Three Days is a 2010 vigilante thriller film directed by Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks. It was released in the United States on November 19, 2010 and was ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally lose their virginity. It was co-written ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Ed Harris, Kyra Sedgwick Man on a Ledge is a 2012 American thriller action directed by Asger Leth, starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Edward Burns, Anthony Mackie, Génesis Rodríguez and ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Louis C.K., Paul Rudd Role Models is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink salesmen who are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for various offenses. ...more

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Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. While struggling to manage both his personal life and his duties as Spider-Man, Peter ...more

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Elizabeth Banks Movies
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfeiffer, Elizabeth Banks People Like Us is a 2012 drama film directed by Alex Kurtzman as his directorial debut. The film was written by Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert, and stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union Meet Dave is a 2008 American family comedy science-fiction film directed by Brian Robbins and starring Eddie Murphy. The film was written by Bill Corbett and Rob Greenberg. The film was released ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie Slither is a 2006 American science fiction-comedy horror film written and directed by James Gunn in his directorial debut, and starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Gregg Henry, and Michael ...more

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Christian Bale, Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson Shaft is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. Williams, and ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Josh Brolin W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Brooklyn Decker What to Expect When You're Expecting is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Kirk Jones from a screenplay by Shauna Cross and Heather Hach and based on the pregnancy guide of the same ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel The Uninvited is a 2009 American psychological horror film directed by the Guard Brothers, and starring Emily Browning, Elizabeth Banks, Arielle Kebbel and David Strathairn. It is a remake of ...more

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Movie 43 is listed (or ranked) 24 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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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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Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is an upcoming 2015 war adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence with a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong. It is the second of two cinematic ...more

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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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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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Elizabeth Banks, Gillian Jacobs, James Marsden Walk of Shame is an American comedy film written and directed by Steven Brill. The film was released in the United States on May 2, 2014, by Focus World. The film stars Elizabeth Banks, James ...more

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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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Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson This film is a 2013 American science fiction action film based on Suzanne Collins' dystopian novel and the second installment in The Hunger Games trilogy. The film is the sequel to The Hunger ...more

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Channing Tatum, Michael Strahan, Andie MacDowell Magic Mike 2 is an upcoming comedy film.

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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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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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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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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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Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, Martin Landau Lovely, Still is a 2008 film directed by Nik Fackler.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ordinary Sinner Elizabeth Banks, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Chris Messina Ordinary Sinner is a 2001 film directed by John Henry Davis.

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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