Best Anthony Anderson movies

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Best Anthony Anderson movies
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TOP 25:
The Town that Dreaded Sundown
The Town that Dreaded Sundown
Anthony Anderson as: Lone Wolf Morales
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 2014
A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Veronica Cartwright movies?

TOP 24:
Goats
Goats
Anthony Anderson as: Coach
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2012
Having a self-absorbed New Age mother and an estranged father has meant 15-year-old Ellis Whitman has grown up relying on an unconventional guardian: a goat-trekking, marijuana-growing sage called 'Goat Man'. When Ellis decides to leave the alternative ways of his desert homestead for a stuffy East Coast prep school, major changes are in store.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Adelaide Kane movies?


TOP 23:
Big Momma's House
Big Momma's House
Anthony Anderson as: Nolan
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2000
When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kat Dennings movies?

TOP 22:
The Big Year
The Big Year
Anthony Anderson as: Bill Clemont
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2011
Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than coming out on top of the competition
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Corbin Bernsen movies?

TOP 21:
Scary Movie 3
Scary Movie 3
Anthony Anderson as: Mahalik
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2003
In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, news anchorwoman Cindy Campbell has to investigate mysterious crop circles and killing video tapes, and help the President stop an alien invasion in the process.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Doron Bell movies?


TOP 20:
Cradle 2 the Grave
Cradle 2 the Grave
Anthony Anderson as: Tommy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2003
Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gabrielle Union movies?

TOP 19:
Romeo Must Die
Romeo Must Die
Anthony Anderson as: Maurice
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2000
Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!

TOP 18:
The Back-Up Plan
The Back-Up Plan
Anthony Anderson as: Dad
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2010
When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how to make her two life's dreams fit with each other.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eric Christian Olsen movies?


TOP 17:
Barbershop
Barbershop
Anthony Anderson as: J.D.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Ealy movies?

TOP 16:
Hoodwinked!
Hoodwinked!
Anthony Anderson as: Detective Bill Stork (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2005
Little Red Riding Hood: A classic story, but there's more to every tale than meets the eye. Before you judge a book by its cover, you've got to flip through the pages. In the re-telling of this classic fable, the story begins at the end of the tale and winds its way back. Chief Grizzly and Detective Bill Stork investigate a domestic disturbance at Granny's cottage, involving a karate-kicking Red Riding Hood, a sarcastic wolf and an oafish Woodsman.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Belushi movies?

TOP 15:

Barbershop: The Next Cut

Barbershop: The Next Cut
Anthony Anderson as: J.D.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2016
It’s been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin’s Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew, including Eddie, are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies bring their own flavor, drama and gossip to the shop challenging the fellas at every turn. Despite the good times and camaraderie within the shop, the surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, forcing Calvin and our crew to come together to not only save the shop, but their neighborhood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cedric the Entertainer movies?


TOP 14:

Arthur and the Invisibles

Arthur and the Invisibles
Original Title: Arthur et les Minimoys
Anthony Anderson as: Koolomassai
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2006
Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and turned into a block of flats unless Arthur's grandfather returns to sign some papers and pay off the family debt. Arthur discovers that the key to success lies in his own descent into the land of the Minimoys, creatures no larger than a tooth, whom his grandfather helped relocate to their garden. Somewhere among them is hidden a pile of rubies, too. Can Arthur be of stout heart and save the day? Romance beckons as well, and a villain lurks.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Erik Per Sullivan movies?

TOP 13:

Scream 4

Scream 4
Anthony Anderson as: Detective Perkins
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Release: 2011
Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hayden Panettiere movies?

TOP 12:

Two Can Play That Game

Two Can Play That Game
Anthony Anderson as: Tony
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2001
Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's got the goods to keep her slickster boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) from straying - until he discovers a greener pasture, Shanté's archrival (Gabrielle Union)
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ray Wise movies?

TOP 11:

Small Town Crime

Small Town Crime
Anthony Anderson as: Teddy Banks
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2018
Mike Kendall, a disgraced ex-cop, is fighting a losing battle with the bottle. When he finds a woman left for dead at the side of a road, Kendall turns private eye to track down her killers, taking one last shot at redemption.


TOP 10:

Me, Myself & Irene

Me, Myself & Irene
Anthony Anderson as: Jamaal Baileygates
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2000
Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses his medication.

TOP 9:

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Anthony Anderson as: Burger Shack Employee
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2004
Nerdy accountant Harold and his irrepressible friend, Kumar, get stoned watching television and find themselves utterly bewitched by a commercial for White Castle. Convinced there must be one nearby, the two set out on a late-night odyssey that takes them deep into New Jersey. Somehow, the boys manage to run afoul of rednecks, cops and even a car-stealing Neil Patrick Harris before getting anywhere near their beloved sliders.

TOP 8:

Life

Life
Anthony Anderson as: Cookie
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1999
Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

TOP 7:

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons"

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's
Anthony Anderson as: Uncle Henry
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2019
Celebrities re-create an original episode each from "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons."

TOP 6:

Transformers

Transformers
Anthony Anderson as: Glen Whitman
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Action
Release: 2007
Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will stop at nothing to retrieve it.


TOP 5:

Liberty Heights

Liberty Heights
Anthony Anderson as: Scribbles
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.

TOP 4:

Beats

Beats
Anthony Anderson as: Romelo Reese
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 2019
An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.

TOP 3:

Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow
Anthony Anderson as: Key
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

TOP 2:

Ferdinand

Ferdinand
Anthony Anderson as: Bones (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2017
Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

TOP 1:

The Departed

The Departed
Anthony Anderson as: Trooper Brown
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 2006
To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.



If you like the best Anthony Anderson movies, then you will also like the best Cedric the Entertainer movies, where many of their films coincide.