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The Best Shawn Wayans Movies

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

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    Little Man is a 2006 American comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written and produced by Wayans Brothers Marlon and Shawn Wayans, who also both starred in the lead roles. The film co-stars Kerry Washington, John Witherspoon, Tracy Morgan and Lochlyn Munro. The film was released in the United States on July 14, 2006...  more
    • Actors: Kerry Washington, Rob Schneider, Tracy Morgan, Anastacia, Molly Shannon
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
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    White Chicks is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. FBI agents Kevin (Shawn Wayans) and Marcus Copeland (Marlon Wayans) don whiteface to go undercover as white women in order to solve a pair of kidnappings....  more
    • Actors: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Jaime King, Frankie Faison, Lochlyn Munro
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
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    Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an American dark comedy that heavily parodies the horror, slasher, and mystery genres. Several mid- and late-'90s films and TV shows are spoofed, especially Scream, along with I Know What You Did Last Summer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Sixth Sense, The Usual Suspects, The Matrix, The Blair Witch Project, and Dawson's Creek. The tagline reads "No mercy. No shame. No sequel.", the last reference being an ironic nod towards the tendency of popular horror movies becoming cash cow franchises. 2001 saw the release of Scary Movie 2, with the appropriate tagline "We lied". Later video covers of the first film...  more
    • Actors: Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth, Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans
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    Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American comedy film and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie franchise. It was distributed by Dimension Films, a division of The Weinstein Company. The film is directed by Malcolm D. Lee and written by David Zucker. It was released on April 12, 2013. Scary Movie 5 is the first and only installment of the franchise not to feature Cindy Campbell or Brenda Meeks. It premiered on April 11 at the Hollywood’s ArcLight Cinerama Dome. The film parodies various horror films and other popular culture....  more
    • Actors: Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson, Snoop Dogg, Ashley Tisdale
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee
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