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The Best Marlon Wayans Movies

Updated October 15, 2019 2.3k votes 759 voters 78.0k views21 items

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This is a list of the best Marlon Wayans movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available. As one of the masterminds behind the Scary Movie franchise, Marlon Wayans has become a go-to actor for great parody films. Marlon Wayans's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Marlon Wayans movies list is decided by how many votes each title receives, so only his most highly rated films will be at the top.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Marlon Wayans movies?" and "What are the greatest Marlon Wayans roles of all time?" and includes famous movies like Requiem for a DreamWhite Chicks and more, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best.  If you think the best Marlon Wayans role isn't at the top of this filmography, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Marlon's humor or the Wayans brothers in general, you may also enjoy our list of best Damon Wayans movies and best Anna Faris movies.


  • 1

    White Chicks

    Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
    White Chicks is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. FBI agents Kevin...  more

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    Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a 1996 American...  more

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    Scary Movie

    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris
    Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an...  more

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    Scary Movie 2

    Anna Faris, Tim Curry
    Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American horror comedy film and the second film in the Scary Movie...  more

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    Little Man

    Kerry Washington, Rob Schneider
    Little Man is a 2006 American comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory...  more

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    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton
    Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and...  more

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    Mo' Money

    Stacey Dash, Bernie Mac
    Mo' Money is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Peter Macdonald, and written by Damon...  more

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    The 6th Man

    Marlon Wayans, Michael Michele
    The 6th Man, sometimes titled The Sixth Man, is a 1997 American sports comedy film directed by...  more
  • 9

    Above the Rim

    Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac
    Above the Rim is a 1994 American drama directed by Jeff Pollack. The screenplay was written by...  more

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    Dungeons & Dragons

    Jeremy Irons, Marlon Wayans
    Dungeons & Dragons is a 2000 fantasy film directed by Courtney Solomon and based on the...  more
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    Requiem for a Dream

    Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto
    Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky...  more

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    Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness

    Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans
    Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness is a 2006 animated comedy film directed by Shawn Wayans....  more
  • 13


    David Spade, Marlon Wayans
    Senseless is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and written by Greg Erb...  more
  • 14

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

    Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum
    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 American military science fiction action film based on...  more

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    I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

    Chris Rock, Jim Brown
    I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 parody film of blaxploitation movies written, directed by,...  more

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  • 16

    The Tangerine Bear

    Jenna Elfman, Howie Mandel
    The Tangerine Bear is a 2000 animation film directed by Bert Ring....  more
  • 17

    Dance Flick

    Marlon Wayans, Amy Sedaris
    Dance Flick is a 2009 American parody comedy movie directed by Damien Dante Wayans, written by...  more
  • 18

    Scary Movie 5

    Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen
    Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American comedy film and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie...  more

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    The Ladykillers

    Tom Hanks, J.K. Simmons
    The Ladykillers is a 2004 American black comedy thriller film directed, written, produced and...  more

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    Emma Stone, Fergie
    Marmaduke is a summer 2010 comedy film based upon long-running comic strip of the same name...  more

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    Mike Glock, Rick Alvarez
    Sextuplets is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes. An expecting...  more