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
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Paul Schneider
  • Hairspray
    Ricki Lake, Divine, Jerry Stiller
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: John Waters
  • Cry-Baby
    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: John Waters
  • Where the Day Takes You
    Dermot Mulroney, Lara Flynn Boyle, Balthazar Getty
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Marc Rocco
  • Mrs. Winterbourne
    Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Richard Benjamin
  • Serial Mom
    Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: John Waters
  • Cecil B. Demented
    Melanie Griffith, Stephen Dorff, Alicia Witt
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: John Waters
  • Skinner
    Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Richard Schiff
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Ivan Nagy
  • Loving Leah
    Natasha Lyonne, Lauren Ambrose, Ricki Lake
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Jeff Bleckner
  • Cabin Boy
    Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Adam Resnick
  • Cookie
    Jerry Lewis, Joy Behar, Dianne Wiest
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Susan Seidelman
  • Inside Monkey Zetterland
    Patricia Arquette, Sandra Bernhard, Sofia Coppola
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Jefery Levy
  • Paul McCartney and Friends: The PETA Concert for Party Animals
    Pamela Anderson, Paul McCartney, Alec Baldwin
    • Released: 2000
  • Last Exit to Brooklyn
    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Rockwell, Stephen Baldwin
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Uli Edel
  • Park
    William Baldwin, Anne Dudek, Trent Ford
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Kurt Voelker
  • The Middle
    Ricki Lake, Tarah Paige, Brenna O'Brien
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Chris Koch
  • The Chase
    Ricki Lake, Ben Johnson, Robert Beltran
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Paul Wendkos
  • Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum
    Ricki Lake, Rick Fox, Dan Savage
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Chris Kelly
  • The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie
    Nat Wolff, Alex Wolff, Joshua Kaye
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Polly Draper