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The Best MTV Movies List 

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List of MTV movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. MTV produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous MTV films, including movie posters when available. It answers the questions, "What movies did MTV produce?" and "What films did MTV distribute?" List features 200 Cigarettes, Blades of Glory and more. This best MTV movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by MTV, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV MTV movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company. (34 Movies)
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Samuel L. Jackson, Channing Tatum, Ashanti

Released: 2005

Directed by: Thomas Carter

Coach Carter is a 2005 American biographical teen sports drama film directed by Thomas Carter, based on the true story of the Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter. Controversy ...more

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Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Imelda Staunton

Released: 2007

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Freedom Writers is a 2007 drama film starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey. It is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell who wrote ...more

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Ali Larter, Paul Walker, Amy Smart

Released: 1999

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Varsity Blues is a 1999 American coming-of-age sports comedy-drama film directed by Brian Robbins that follows a small-town high school football team and their overbearing coach through a ...more

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Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson

Released: 2001

Directed by: Thomas Carter

Save the Last Dance is a 2001 American film produced by MTV Films, directed by Thomas Carter and released by Paramount Pictures on January 12, 2001. The film stars Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick ...more

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#217 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #88 of 802 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #56 of 94 The Worst January Movie Releases

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Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

Released: 1974

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

The Longest Yard is a 1974 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Aldrich. Written by Tracy Keenan Wynn based on a story by producer Albert S. Ruddy, the film follows inmates at a prison ...more

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#84 of 591 The Best '70s Movies #386 of 1,211 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #18 of 182 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

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Christopher Walken, Kid Rock, Jaime Pressly

Released: 2001

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Joe Dirt is a 2001 American adventure comedy film starring David Spade, Dennis Miller, Christopher Walken, Brian Thompson, Brittany Daniel, Jaime Pressly, Erik Per Sullivan, and Kid Rock. The ...more

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Released: 2002

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

Jackass: The Movie is a 2002 American reality comedy film directed by Jeff Tremaine with the tagline "Do not attempt this at home." It is a continuation of the stunts and pranks by the ...more

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Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

Released: 1996

Directed by: Mike deSeve, Mike Judge, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan

Beavis and Butt-head Do America is a 1996 American animated road comedy film, based on the TV series Beavis and Butt-head. It was produced by Paramount Pictures in association with Geffen ...more

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#291 of 601 The Best Animated Films Ever #287 of 1,027 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #63 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer

Released: 2007

Directed by: Will Speck, Josh Gordon

Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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#1,251 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #836 of 1,027 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #245 of 1,211 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

Released: 2005

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Hustle & Flow is a 2005 American independent drama film written and directed by Craig Brewer and produced by John Singleton and Stephanie Allain. It was released on July 22, 2005. Terrence ...more

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#70 of 729 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #123 of 210 The Best Movies About Musiclisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Released: 2006

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

Jackass Number Two is a 2006 American reality comedy film. It is the sequel to Jackass: The Movie, both based upon the MTV series Jackass. Like its predecessor and the original TV show, the film ...more

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#711 of 1,211 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #82 of 116 The Best Movies Based on TV Shows #47 of 183 The Best R-Rated Documentary Movies

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Jared Hess

Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American independent art-house comedy film written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared. The film stars Jon Heder in the role of the title character, for ...more

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#56 of 1,027 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #313 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #55 of 1,211 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick, Chris Klein

Released: 1999

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Election is a 1999 American comedy film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by him and Jim Taylor from Tom Perrotta's 1998 novel of the same title. The plot revolves around a ...more

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The Best Quotes About Election #236 of 1,027 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #159 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

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Mike Judge

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

Jackass 3D is a 2010 American 3D comedy film and the third film in the Jackass film series. It was released on October 15, 2010 by Paramount Pictures and MTV Films to American theaters and ...more

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#162 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #761 of 1,211 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #339 of 364 The Greatest Documentaries of All Time

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50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

This film​ is a 2005 American hip-hop biopic crime film starring 50 Cent. It is 50 Cent's first film as an actor. It was released on November 9, 2005, and was known as Locked and Loaded during ...more

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#171 of 729 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #23 of 36 30+ Great Movies About Urban Teens #15 of 93 The Best Hood Movies

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Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

Released: 2002

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Orange County is a 2002 American comedy film starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black. It was released on January 11, 2002. The movie was distributed by Paramount Pictures and produced by MTV Films ...more

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Alyson Hannigan, Poppy Montgomery, Jason Segel

Released: 1998

Directed by: Alan Cohn

This filmd is a 1998 dark comedy film starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott. It centers on the urban legend that a student gets straight As if his or her roommate who take his own ...more
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Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Ben Affleck

Released: 1999

Directed by: Risa Bramon Garcia

200 Cigarettes is a 1999 American ensemble comedy film directed by Risa Bramon Garcia, and written by Shana Larsen. The film is a mosaic following multiple characters in New York City on New ...more

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Released: 1996

Directed by: John Payson

Joe's Apartment is a 1996 musical-comedy film starring Jerry O'Connell and Megan Ward and the first film produced by MTV Films. It was based on a 1992 short film first made for MTV. The film was ...more
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Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, D. L. Hughley

Released: 2000

Directed by: Spike Lee

The Original Kings of Comedy is a 2000 stand-up comedy film, directed by Spike Lee, and featuring the comedy routines of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac. ...more

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#34 of 729 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #5 of 102 The Best Stand-Up Comedy Specials #54 of 183 The Best R-Rated Documentary Movies

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Christina Milian, Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs

Released: 1999

Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa

The Wood is a 1999 romantic comedy, written by Rick Famuyiwa and Todd Boyd. Famuyiwa also directed the film, which stars Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, and Taye Diggs.

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#22 of 729 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #146 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #7 of 54 The Best Black Romance Movies, Ranked

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Phillippe

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Stop-Loss is a 2008 American drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and starring Ryan Phillippe, Channing Tatum, Abbie Cornish and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Erika Christensen

Released: 2004

Directed by: Brian Robbins

The Perfect Score is a 2004 American teen heist film directed by Brian Robbins, starring Erika Christensen, Chris Evans, Bryan Greenberg, Scarlett Johansson, Darius Miles, and Leonardo Nam. The ...more

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#82 of 97 The Best Teen Comedy Movies, Ranked #30 of 52 The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies #19 of 30 The Best Chris Evans Movies

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Released: 2003

Directed by: Lauren Lazin

Tupac: Resurrection is a 2003 American documentary film about the life and death of rapper Tupac Shakur. The film, directed by Lauren Lazin and released by Paramount Pictures, is narrated by ...more
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Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 2002

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Crossroads is a 2002 American comedy-drama road film set in Georgia. Directed by Tamra Davis and written by Shonda Rhimes, the film stars Britney Spears, Anson Mount, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning, ...more

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