The Best Ricki Lake Movies  

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

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

List films include Loving Leah, The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie and many additional films as well.

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Baby Cakes Ricki Lake, Craig Sheffer, Betty Buckley
Baby Cakes is a 1989 television movie starring Ricki Lake and Craig Sheffer. It was released on Valentine's Day in 1989 and is currently aired sporadically on Lifetime and Lifetime Movie
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Brendan Fraser, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Krakowski
Mrs. Winterbourne is a 1996 American romantic comedy/drama starring Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, and Brendan Fraser. It is loosely based on Cornell Woolrich's novel I Married a Dead Man, which ...more
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Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop
Cry-Baby is a 1990 American teen musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John Waters. It stars Johnny Depp as 1950s teen rebel "Cry-Baby" Wade Walker, and also features a ...more
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Debbie Harry, Jerry Stiller, John Waters
Hairspray is a 1988 American romantic musical comedy film written and directed by John Waters, and starring Ricki Lake, Divine, Debbie Harry, Sonny Bono, Jerry Stiller, Leslie Ann Powers, ...more
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Will Smith, Alyssa Milano, Christian Slater
Where the Day Takes You is a 1992 drama film directed by Marc Rocco. The film tells the story of teenage runaways trying to survive on the streets of Los Angeles. The film was nominated for the ...more
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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Melanie Griffith, Alicia Witt
Cecil B. Demented is a 2000 American black comedy film written and directed by John Waters. The film stars Melanie Griffith as a snobby A-list Hollywood actress who is taken by a band of ...more
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Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers
Serial Mom is a 1994 American dark comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring Kathleen Turner as the title character, Sam Waterston as her husband, and Ricki Lake and Matthew ...more
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Jerry Lewis, Joy Behar, Dianne Wiest
Cookie is a 1989 comedy film released on August 23, 1989 by Warner Brothers.
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David Letterman, Alfred Molina, Ricki Lake
Cabin Boy is a 1994 fantasy comedy film directed by Adam Resnick and co-produced by Tim Burton, which starred comedian Chris Elliott. Elliott co-wrote the film with Resnick. Both Elliott and ...more
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Paul McCartney and Friends: The PETA Concert for Party Animals Pamela Anderson, Paul McCartney, Alec Baldwin
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Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Richard Schiff
Skinner is a 1993 Independent Film/Splatter/Slasher motion picture starring Ted Raimi, Traci Lords, Ricki Lake and Richard Schiff.
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Patricia Arquette, Sandra Bernhard, Sofia Coppola
Inside Monkey Zetterland is a 1992 independent film penned by former child actor Steve Antin.
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Natasha Lyonne, Lauren Ambrose, Ricki Lake
Loving Leah is a television film that aired on CBS as a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie on January 25, 2009. The film is directed by Jeff Bleckner and stars Adam Kaufman as an unobservant Jewish ...more
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Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum Ricki Lake, Rick Fox, Dan Savage
Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum is a 2011 short comedy film written by Chris Kelly and Dan Savage and directed by Chris Kelly.
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Ricki Lake, Cheri Oteri, Melanie Lynskey
Park is the name of an independent comedy-drama film released in 2007. It was produced by Dana Jackson and directed by Kurt Voelker. The story revolves around a Los Angeles park, where ten ...more
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Uma Thurman, Julianne Moore, Arsenio Hall
The Naked Brothers Band is an American musical comedy film written and directed by Polly Draper which stars her sons, Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff, who portray members of a fictional rock group. It ...more
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The Middle Ricki Lake, Tarah Paige, Brenna O'Brien
The Middle is a 2007 comedy film written by Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline and directed by Chris Koch.
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The Chase Ricki Lake, Ben Johnson, Robert Beltran
The Chase is a 1991 crime drama film written by Guerdon Trueblood and directed by Paul Wendkos
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Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Rockwell, Stephen Baldwin
Last Exit to Brooklyn is a 1989 German-British drama film directed by Uli Edel and adapted by Desmond Nakano from Hubert Selby Jr.'s novel of the same name.