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The Best Mariah Carey Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 1.6k votes 214 voters 18.6k views21 items

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

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

List includes Lovers & Haters, Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast and more.

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

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    #1's

    Mariah Carey

    Released1999

    #1's is Mariah Carey's sixth DVD/video release. A collection of the music videos of her U.S. number-one singles up to that time, the DVD was released in December 1999. A year before this, Carey had...  more
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    MTV Unplugged+3

    Mariah Carey

    Released1992

    Directed byLawrence Jordan

    MTV Unplugged +3 is the second live DVD/video release by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, released in the United States on June 26, 1992 by Columbia Records. Following the success of Carey's...  more
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    Released1993

    Directed byLawrence Jordan

    Here Is Mariah Carey, also known simply as Mariah Carey or Mariah's Thanksgiving NBC Special, was Mariah Carey's third DVD/video release. It presents Carey performing live at Proctor's Theatre in...  more
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    Glitter

    Mariah Carey, Padma Lakshmi

    Released2001

    Directed byVondie Curtis-Hall

    Glitter is a 2001 American romantic musical drama film produced by 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures, starring Mariah Carey. The film was written by Kate Lanier and directed by Vondie Curtis...  more
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    The First Vision

    Mariah Carey

    Released1991

    The First Vision is Mariah Carey's first video release. It is a collection of music videos, live performances, and behind-the-scenes footage detailing the creation of Carey's debut album Mariah...  more
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    State Property 2

    Kanye West, Mariah Carey

    Released2005

    Directed byDamon Dash

    State Property 2 is a 2005 American crime film directed by Damon Dash and produced and distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment. A sequel to 2002's State Property, the film stars rap artists and other...  more
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    Luther Vandross: From Luther with Love

    Mariah Carey, Luther Vandross

    Released2004

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    Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast

    Mariah Carey, Bernard Shakey

    Released2005

    Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast was a one hour, commercial-free benefit concert television special that aired simulcast worldwide on September 9, 2005 at 8 p.m. ET/CT live from...  more
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    Mariah Carey: Definition of a Diva

    Mariah Carey

    Released2006

    For almost two decades, Mariah Carey has stood the tests of time. Through highly publicized failed relationships, rumors of emotional breakdowns, and speculation of a finished career due to declining...
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    Mariah Carey: Music Box Biographical Collection

    Mariah Carey

    Released2005

    This documentary charts the career of singer Mariah Carey, featuring interviews with the celebrated vocalist and footage taken from fans’ collections from across the globe....
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    Patti Labelle: Live! One Night Only

    Mariah Carey, Patti LaBelle

    Released2000

    Patti Labelle: Live! One Night Only is a concert film....
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    Released2009

    Directed byLee Daniels

    Precious is a 2009 American drama film, directed and co-produced by Lee Daniels. Precious is an adaptation by Geoffrey S. Fletcher of the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire. The film stars Gabourey Sidibe,...  more

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    WiseGirls

    Mariah Carey, Mira Sorvino

    Released2002

    Directed byDavid Anspaugh

    WiseGirls is a 2002 film starring Mira Sorvino, Mariah Carey and Melora Walters as waitresses working at a restaurant run by mobsters. It was directed by David Anspaugh and premiered at the 2002...  more
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    Shooter Series: Brett Ratner

    Shooter Series: Brett Ratner is the 2009 film....
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    Released1996

    Directed byLawrence Jordan

    Fantasy: Mariah Carey at Madison Square Garden is Mariah Carey's fourth DVD/home video release. It presents Carey performing live at the Madison Square Garden on October 10, 1995. The home video was...  more
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    Mariah Carey: The Adventures of Mimi

    Mariah Carey

    Released2008

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    Tennessee

    Mariah Carey, Melissa Benoist

    Released2008

    Directed byAaron Woodley

    Tennessee is a 2008 American drama film directed by Aaron Woodley, produced by Lee Daniels, and starring Ethan Peck, Adam Rothenberg, and Mariah Carey. Vivendi Entertainment has acquired all U.S....  more
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    VH1 Divas Live

    VH1 Divas Live is a 1998 tv movie written by Martin Lewis and directed by Michael Simon....
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    Around the World

    Mariah Carey, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1999

    Around the World is Mariah Carey's fifth DVD/home video release. The DVD showcases Carey traveling around the world as she explores and performs in various locations such as New York, and on her...  more
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    Lovers & Haters

    Mariah Carey, Kali Hawk

    Released2007

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Lovers & Haters is a 2007 short comedy film directed by Spike Lee....
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    The Bachelor

    Mariah Carey, Brooke Shields

    Released1999

    Directed byGary Sinyor

    The Bachelor is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Gary Sinyor and written by Steve Cohen. It is a remake of the 1925 film Seven Chances and stars Chris O'Donnell and Renée Zellweger. The film...  more