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The Best Kristen Bell Movies

Updated November 22, 2019 1.7k votes 444 voters 73.6k 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

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  • 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

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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

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  • 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

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  • Burlesque5
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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
  • Veronica Mars6
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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
  • Zootopia7
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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

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  • Couples Retreat8
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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
  • Bad Moms9
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    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
  • Scream 410
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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

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  • Gracie's Choice11
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    Gracie's Choice

    Kristen Bell, Anne Heche

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Werner

    Gracie's Choice is a 2004 television movie that premiered on Lifetime, written by Joyce...  more

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  • Big Miracle12
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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
  • Hit and Run13
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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
  • Pootie Tang14
    26
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    Pootie Tang

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Bell

    Released2001

    Directed byLouis C.K.

    Pootie Tang is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Louis C.K. Adapted from a...  more

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  • CHiPs15
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    CHiPs

    Michael Pena, Dax Shepard

    Released2017

    Directed byDax Shepard

    CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the...  more
  • Frozen 216
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    Frozen 2

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    Frozen 2 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film directed by Chris Buck...  more

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  • Fanboys17
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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

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  • Safety Not Guaranteed18
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    Safety Not Guaranteed

    Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza

    Released2012

    Directed byColin Trevorrow

    Safety Not Guaranteed is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Colin Trevorrow and inspired...  more
  • The Boss19
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    The Boss

    Henry Silva, Richard Conte

    Released1973

    Directed byFernando Di Leo

    Il Boss, aka The Boss, Murder Inferno or Wipeout! is a poliziottesco film written and directed...  more
  • Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical20
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    Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

    Kristen Bell, Neve Campbell

    Released2005

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    This film is a 2005 American made-for-television musical comedy film directed by Andy Fickman...  more
  • The Lifeguard21
    The Lifeguard is a 2011 documentary, comedy and family film directed by Maite Alberdi and...  more
  • Like Father22
    12
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    Like Father

    Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer

    Released2018

    Directed byLauren Miller Rogen

    Like Father is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Lauren Miller Rogen. A workaholic woman...  more
  • Astro Boy23
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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

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  • Get Him to the Greek24
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    Get Him to the Greek

    Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera

    Released2010

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by...  more
  • The Cat Returns25
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    The Cat Returns

    Aki Maeda, Tetsurō Tamba

    Released2002

    Directed byHiroyuki Morita

    The Cat Returns is a 2002 Japanese animated drama film directed by Hiroyuki Morita of Studio...  more

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