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The Best Russell Brand Movies

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from St. Trinian's to Untitled Diablo Cody Project.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Russell Brand movies?" and "What are the greatest Russell Brand roles of all time?"


  • 1

    Get Him to the Greek

    Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera


    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The film was released on June 4, 2010. Get Him...  more

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  • 2

    Despicable Me

    Steve Carell, Jason Segel


    Directed byPierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

    Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud. When a mastermind (Steve Carell) uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme,...  more

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  • 3


    Kaley Cuoco, Russell Brand


    Directed byTim Hill

    Hop is a 2011 3D live-action/computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Tim Hill and staring Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie, and James Marsden. On Easter Island, an optimistic young talking rabbit...  more

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  • 4


    Reese Witherspoon, Christina Ricci


    Directed byMark Palansky

    Penelope is a 2008 fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Mark Palansky which was first released in 2006 and stars Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Peter Dinklage, Richard E. Grant,...  more

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  • 5

    Russell Brand in New York City

    Russell Brand


    Directed byRyan Polito

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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell


    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand. The film, which was written...  more

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  • 7


    Jennifer Garner, Russell Brand


    Directed byJason Winer

    Arthur is a 2011 romantic comedy film written by Peter Baynham and directed by Jason Winer. It is a remake of the 1981 film of the same name written and directed by Steve Gordon. It stars Russell...  more
  • 8

    Bedtime Stories

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox


    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that stars Adam Sandler in his first appearance in a family-oriented film. Sandler's production company Happy...  more

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  • 9

    The Tempest

    Russell Brand, Helen Mirren


    Directed byJulie Taymor

    The Tempest is a 2010 American film based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, featuring Helen Mirren in the principal role of Prospera. The film is directed by Julie Taymor and...  more
  • 10


    Russell Brand, Julianne Hough


    Directed byDiablo Cody

    Paradise is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by Diablo Cody, in her directorial debut. It stars Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Octavia Spencer, Holly Hunter, Iliza Shlesinger and...  more
  • 11

    Cruise of the Gods

    Russell Brand, Steve Coogan


    Directed byDeclan Lowney

    Cruise of the Gods was a one-off comedy/drama produced by Baby Cow Productions for the BBC. It starred Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, David Walliams and James Corden. It aired in 2002 and has since been...  more
  • 12

    A Bear's Christmas Tail

    Russell Brand, Kirsty Gallacher
  • 13

    St. Trinian's

    Gemma Arterton, Russell Brand


    Directed byOliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson

    St Trinian's is a 2007 British comedy film. It is the sixth in a long-running series of British films based on the works of cartoonist Ronald Searle. The first five films form a series, starting with...  more
  • 14

    The Abbey

    Russell Brand, Tamsin Egerton
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  • 15

    Rock of Ages

    Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones


    Directed byAdam Shankman

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