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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?"

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Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nicholas 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 ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Russell Brand, Helen Mirren

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jason 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 ...more

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Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

Released: 2008

Directed by: Nicholas 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 ...more

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Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand

Released: 2010

Directed by: Pierre 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 ...more

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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra

Released: 2008

Directed by: Adam 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 ...more

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Kaley Cuoco, Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie

Released: 2011

Directed by: Tim 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 ...more

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Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2012

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Rock of Ages is a 2012 American romantic musical comedy film directed by Adam Shankman. The film is an adaptation of the 2006 rock jukebox Broadway musical of the same name by Chris D'Arienzo. ...more
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Gemma Arterton, Russell Brand, Lena Headey

Released: 2007

Directed by: Oliver 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 ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Christina Ricci, Russell Brand

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mark Palansky

Penelope is a 2006 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. ...more

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Released: 2009

Directed by: Ryan Polito

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Cruise of the Gods Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, James Corden

Released: 2002

Directed by: Declan 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 ...more
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Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina

Released: 2010

Directed by: Julie 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
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Russell Brand, Kirsty Gallacher, Davina McCall
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Paradise Russell Brand, Julianne Hough, Holly Hunter

Released: 2013

Directed by: Diablo 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 ...more
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Russell Brand, Tamsin Egerton
The Abbey is a British television situation comedy produced by Baby Cow Productions for ITV, about dysfunctional celebrities with various vices that seek sanctuary at The Abbey to overcome their ...more