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The Best Marlon Wayans Movies

Updated October 15, 2019 2.3k votes 718 voters 76.0k 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.

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  • 1
    White Chicks
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    White Chicks

    Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans

    Released2004

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    White Chicks is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. FBI agents Kevin... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

    Released1996

    Directed byParis Barclay

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

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    Scary Movie 2
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    Scary Movie 2

    Anna Faris, Tim Curry

    Released2001

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American horror comedy film and the second film in the Scary Movie... more on Wikipedia
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    Little Man
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    Little Man

    Kerry Washington, Rob Schneider

    Released2006

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Little Man is a 2006 American comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory... more on Wikipedia

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    Scary Movie
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    Scary Movie

    Carmen Electra, Anna Faris

    Released2000

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an... more on Wikipedia

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    Norbit
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    Norbit

    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton

    Released2007

    Directed byBrian Robbins

    Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and... more on Wikipedia

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    #1333 of 1,647 The Most Rewatchable Movies#97 of 264 Movies That Should Be Made Into Broadway Musicals

  • 7
    Dungeons & Dragons
    66
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    Dungeons & Dragons

    Jeremy Irons, Marlon Wayans

    Released2000

    Directed byCourtney Solomon

    Dungeons & Dragons is a 2000 fantasy film directed by Courtney Solomon and based on the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The 6th Man
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    The 6th Man

    Marlon Wayans, Michael Michele

    Released1997

    Directed byRandall Miller

    The 6th Man, sometimes titled The Sixth Man, is a 1997 American sports comedy film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Requiem for a Dream
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    Requiem for a Dream

    Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto

    Released2000

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Above the Rim
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    Above the Rim

    Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac

    Released1994

    Directed byJeff Pollack

    Above the Rim is a 1994 American drama directed by Jeff Pollack. The screenplay was written by... more on Wikipedia

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    #274 of 315 Movies with the Best Soundtracks#6 of 33 The 30+ Best Black Sports Movies Ever Made

  • 11
    Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness
    59
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    Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness

    Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Wayans

    Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness is a 2006 animated comedy film directed by Shawn Wayans.Amazon buy button
  • 12
    Senseless
    57
    16

    Senseless

    David Spade, Marlon Wayans

    Released1998

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

    Senseless is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and written by Greg Erb... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
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    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

    Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum

    Released2009

    Directed byStephen Sommers

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 American military science fiction action film based on... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
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    I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

    Chris Rock, Jim Brown

    Released1988

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

    I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 parody film of blaxploitation movies written, directed by,... more on Wikipedia

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    #454 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked#192 of 314 The Funniest '80s Movies

  • 15
    Mo' Money
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    Mo' Money

    Stacey Dash, Bernie Mac

    Released1992

    Directed byPeter MacDonald

    Mo' Money is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Peter Macdonald, and written by Damon... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    The Tangerine Bear
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    The Tangerine Bear

    Jenna Elfman, Howie Mandel

    Released2000

    Directed byBert Ring

    The Tangerine Bear is a 2000 animation film directed by Bert Ring.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Dance Flick
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    Dance Flick

    Marlon Wayans, Amy Sedaris

    Released2009

    Directed byDamien Dante Wayans

    Dance Flick is a 2009 American parody comedy movie directed by Damien Dante Wayans, written by... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Scary Movie 5
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    Scary Movie 5

    Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen

    Released2013

    Directed byMalcolm D. Lee

    Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American comedy film and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie... more on Wikipedia

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    #9 of 225 The Worst Sequels Of All Time#423 of 488 The Scariest Movies Ever Made

  • 19
    Marmaduke
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    Marmaduke

    Emma Stone, Fergie

    Released2010

    Directed byTom Dey

    Marmaduke is a summer 2010 comedy film based upon long-running comic strip of the same name... more on Wikipedia

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    The Ladykillers
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    The Ladykillers

    Tom Hanks, J.K. Simmons

    Released2004

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Ladykillers is a 2004 American black comedy thriller film directed, written, produced and... more on Wikipedia

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    Sextuplets
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    Sextuplets

    Mike Glock, Rick Alvarez

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Tiddes

    Sextuplets is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes. An expecting... more on Wikipedia