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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.

Stephen Sommers and Brian Robbins are among those who have directed Marlon Wayans at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Marlon Wayans your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Shawn Wayans and Jackson Rathbone films lists too.

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White Chicks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Jaime King

Released: 2004

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

White Chicks is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. FBI agents Kevin (Shawn Wayans) and Marcus Copeland (Marlon Wayans) don whiteface to go undercover as white women in ...more

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Don't Be a Menace to Sou... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Vivica A. Fox, Bernie Mac, Damon Wayans

Released: 1996

Directed by: Paris Barclay

Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Paris Barclay, and produced by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written by Wayans ...more

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Scary Movie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth

Released: 2000

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an American dark comedy that heavily parodies the horror, slasher, and mystery genres. Several mid- and ...more

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Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods

Released: 2001

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American horror comedy film and the second film in the Scary Movie franchise. The film stars Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans (all reprising their ...more

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Little Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Kerry Washington, Rob Schneider, Tracy Morgan

Released: 2006

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Little Man is a 2006 American comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written and produced by Wayans Brothers Marlon and Shawn Wayans, who also both starred ...more

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Mo' Money is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Stacey Dash, Bernie Mac, Damon Wayans

Released: 1992

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

Mo' Money is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Peter Macdonald, and written by Damon Wayans, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Stacey Dash, Joe Santos, John Diehl, Harry ...more

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Norbit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and produced by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, ...more

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Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans. The film is based on ...more

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Co... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Released: 2009

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 American military science fiction action film based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise, with particular inspiration from the comic book and cartoon series G.I. ...more

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The 6th Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Marlon Wayans, Michael Michele, David Paymer

Released: 1997

Directed by: Randall Miller

The 6th Man, sometimes titled The Sixth Man, is a 1997 American sports comedy film directed by Randall Miller, starring Marlon Wayans and Kadeem Hardison. The film was released in the United ...more
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Above the Rim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac, Marlon Wayans

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jeff Pollack

Above the Rim is a 1994 American drama directed by Jeff Pollack. The screenplay was written by Pollack and screenwriter Barry Michael Cooper, from a story by Pollack and Benny Medina. Starring ...more

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Senseless is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
David Spade, Marlon Wayans, Kenya Moore

Released: 1998

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Senseless is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and written by Greg Erb and Craig Mazin. The film stars Marlon Wayans, David Spade, and Matthew Lillard as college
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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Chris Rock, Jim Brown, Damon Wayans

Released: 1988

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 parody film of blaxploitation movies written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans. Featured in the film are several noteworthy African American actors ...more

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Dance Flick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Marlon Wayans, Amy Sedaris, David Alan Grier

Released: 2009

Directed by: Damien Dante Wayans

Dance Flick is a 2009 American parody comedy movie directed by Damien Dante Wayans, written by many of the Wayans Family, and starring Shoshana Bush and Damon Wayans, Jr.. The film is a spoof of ...more
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Scary Movie 5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee

Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American comedy film and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie franchise. It was distributed by Dimension Films, a division of The Weinstein Company. The film is ...more

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The Ladykillers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Tom Hanks, J.K. Simmons, Bruce Campbell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

The Ladykillers is a 2004 American black comedy thriller film directed, written, produced and edited by the Coen brothers and starring Tom Hanks, with a supporting cast that includes J. K. ...more

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Marmaduke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Emma Stone, Fergie, Kiefer Sutherland

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tom Dey

Marmaduke is a summer 2010 comedy film based upon long-running comic strip of the same name which features misadventures of Marmaduke, the loveable great dane dog and the family he lives with. ...more

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Dungeons & Dragons ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Jeremy Irons, Marlon Wayans, Thora Birch

Released: 2000

Directed by: Courtney Solomon

Dungeons & Dragons is a 2000 fantasy film directed by Courtney Solomon and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. Among the more notable features of the otherwise poorly ...more
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Thugaboo: Sneaker Madnes... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Michael Rapaport

Released: 2006

Directed by: Shawn Wayans

Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness is a 2006 animated comedy film directed by Shawn Wayans.
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The Tangerine Bear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
The Tangerine Bear Jenna Elfman, Howie Mandel, Marlon Wayans

Released: 2000

Directed by: Bert Ring

The Tangerine Bear is a 2000 animation film directed by Bert Ring.
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Sextuplets is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marlon Wayans Movies
Mike Glock, Rick Alvarez, Marlon Wayans

Released: 2019

Directed by: Michael Tiddes

Sextuplets is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes. An expecting father-to-be discovers he has five other siblings and tries to track them down before his baby is born.