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The Best Kristen Bell Movies

Updated November 22, 2019 2.0k votes 440 voters 73.5k views40 items

List RulesVote for your favorite Kristen Bell movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Frozen.

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

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  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall1
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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Released2008

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas... more on Wikipedia

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    #190 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#758 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies

  • You Again2
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    You Again

    Kristen Bell, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2010

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    You Again is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and written by Moe Jelline.... more on Wikipedia

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  • When in Rome3
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    When in Rome

    Kristen Bell, Shaquille O'Neal

    Released2010

    Directed byMark Steven Johnson

    When in Rome is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Mark Steven Johnson,... more on Wikipedia
  • Frozen4
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    Frozen

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2013

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt... more on Wikipedia

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  • Veronica Mars5
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    Veronica Mars

    Kristen Bell, James Franco

    Released2014

    Directed byRob Thomas

    The Veronica Mars Movie Project is a 2014 Shorty Special Awards-nominated/winning kickstarter... more on Wikipedia
  • Burlesque6
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    Burlesque

    Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell

    Released2010

    Directed bySteve Antin

    Burlesque is a 2010 American backstage musical drama film directed by Steve Antin. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Couples Retreat7
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    Couples Retreat

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Billingsley

    Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter... more on Wikipedia
  • Zootopia8
    48
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    Zootopia

    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman

    Released2016

    Directed byByron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush

    Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Byron Howard and Rich... more on Wikipedia

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  • Astro Boy9
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    Astro Boy

    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Bowers

    Astro Boy is a 2009 American-Hong Konger-Chinese computer-animated action film loosely based... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bad Moms10
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    10

    Bad Moms

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Released2016

    Directed byJon Lucas, Scott Moore

    Bad Moms is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. When three... more on Wikipedia
  • Serious Moonlight11
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    Serious Moonlight

    Kristen Bell, Meg Ryan

    Released2009

    Directed byCheryl Hines

    Serious Moonlight is a 2009 black comedy film directed by Cheryl Hines. It stars Meg Ryan,... more on Wikipedia
  • Movie 4312
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    Movie 43

    Emma Stone, Halle Berry

    Released2013

    Directed byBrett Ratner, Bob Odenkirk, Griffin Dunne, Rusty Cundieff, James Gunn

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  • Sulemani Keeda13
    39
    12

    Sulemani Keeda

    Kristen Bell, Jennifer Connelly

    Released2013

    Directed byJosh Boone, Amit Masurkar

    Stuck in Love is a 2012 American independent romantic comedy-drama film written and directed... more on Wikipedia
  • The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay14
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    The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay

    Kristen Bell, Sean Young

    Released2003

    Directed bySam Pillsbury

    The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay is a 2003 drama film written by Michael De Guzman and...
  • Scream 415
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    Scream 4

    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

    10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley... more on Wikipedia

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  • People Are Dead16
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    People Are Dead

    Kristen Bell, Jennifer Carpenter

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Ford

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  • Big Miracle17
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    Big Miracle

    Kristen Bell, Drew Barrymore

    Released2012

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film,... more on Wikipedia
  • Gracie's Choice18
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    Gracie's Choice

    Kristen Bell, Anne Heche

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Werner

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  • Dance of the Mirlitons19
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    Dance of the Mirlitons

    Kristen Bell, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2011

    Directed byEvan G. Greenberg

    Dance of the Mirlitons is a 2011 comedy film directed by Evan Greenberg
  • Pulse20
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    Pulse

    Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder

    Released2006

    Directed byJim Sonzero

    Pulse is a 2006 American horror film directed by Jim Sonzero, it is a remake of the Japanese... more on Wikipedia
  • Hit and Run21
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    Hit and Run

    Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper

    Released2012

    Directed byDax Shepard, David Palmer

    Outrun is a 2012 action romantic comedy film written by Sam Shepard and directed by David... more on Wikipedia
  • Spartan22
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    Spartan

    Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Mamet

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  • Pootie Tang23
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    Pootie Tang

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Bell

    Released2001

    Directed byLouis C.K.

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  • CHiPs24
    CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • Fanboys25
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    Fanboys

    Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher

    Released2009

    Directed byKyle Newman

    Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed by Kyle Newman and starring Sam Huntington, Chris... more on Wikipedia