Best Eddie Murphy movies

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Best Eddie Murphy movies
We present our ranking of the best Eddie Murphy movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Eddie Murphy.

TOP 25:
Tower Heist
Tower Heist
Character: Slide
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2011
A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to steal the $20 million they’re sure is hidden in the penthouse.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alan Alda movies?

TOP 24:
Harlem Nights
Harlem Nights
Character: Quick
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1989
'Sugar' Ray is the owner of an illegal casino and must contend with the pressure of vicious gangsters and corrupt police who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organised crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any dastardly trick is fair.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny Aiello movies?


TOP 23:
Bowfinger
Bowfinger
Character: Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson 'Jiff' Ramsey
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1999
On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio gofer, he sets out to shoot a blockbuster featuring the biggest star in Hollywood, Kit Ramsey -- only without letting Ramsey know he's in the picture.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jamie Kennedy movies?

TOP 22:
A Thousand Words
A Thousand Words
Character: Jack McCall
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2012
Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously appears in his backyard. With every word Jack speaks, a leaf falls from the tree and he realizes that when the last leaf falls, both he and the tree are toast. Words have never failed Jack McCall, but now he’s got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he’s a goner.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cliff Curtis movies?

TOP 21:
Far Far Away Idol
Far Far Away Idol
Character: Donkey (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Release: 2004
Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots, and the rest of the Far Far Away Kingdom battle it out in a singing competition.


TOP 20:
Shrek the Halls
Shrek the Halls
Character: Donkey (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2007
The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, there is a knock at the door.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mike Myers movies?

TOP 19:
Shrek Forever After
Shrek Forever After
Character: Donkey (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2010
A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Andrews movies?

TOP 18:
Shrek the Third
Shrek the Third
Character: Donkey (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2007
The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Justin Timberlake movies?


TOP 17:
Shrek's Thrilling Tales
Shrek's Thrilling Tales
Character: Donkey
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2012
SHREK'S THRILLING TALES is the ultimate Halloween DVD compilation for your family. Shrek's Thrilling Tales review Featuring the scariest, ugliest, and funniest characters from DreamWorks Animation's successful SHREK and MONSTERS VS. ALIENS franchises. DVD includes 'The Pig who Cried (Were)Wolf' and 'The Ghost of Lord Farquaad' from the Shrek movies, and 'Night of the Living Carrots' from Monsters vs. Aliens, featuring B.O.B.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hugh Laurie movies?

TOP 16:
Fuck
Fuck
Character: Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2005
A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use.

TOP 15:

Beverly Hills Cop II

Beverly Hills Cop II
Character: Det. Axel Foley
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1987
Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jürgen Prochnow movies?


TOP 14:

Life

Life
Character: Rayford Gibson
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Laia Costa movies?

TOP 13:

48 Hrs.

48 Hrs.
Character: Reggie Hammond
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1982
A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Denise Crosby movies?

TOP 12:

Coming to America

Coming to America
Character: Prince Akeem / Clarence / Randy Watson / Saul
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1988
Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frankie Faison movies?

TOP 11:

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls
Character: James "Thunder" Early
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
Three young women dream of becoming pop stars—and get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Karoline Herfurth movies?


TOP 10:

Shrek 2

Shrek 2
Character: Donkey (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2004
Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.

TOP 9:

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.

TOP 8:

Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop
Character: Det. Axel Foley
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1984
Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder, but soon realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie detective, Billy Rosewood joins the fish-out-of-water Axel and shows him the West Los Angeles ropes.

TOP 7:

Trading Places

Trading Places
Character: Billy Ray Valentine
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

TOP 6:

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name
Character: Rudy Ray Moore
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Release: 2019
The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.


TOP 5:

Mr. Church

Mr. Church
Character: Henry Church
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.

TOP 4:

Eddie Murphy Raw

Eddie Murphy Raw
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1987
Eddie Murphy delights, shocks and entertains with dead-on celebrity impersonations, observations on '80s love, sex and marriage, a remembrance of Mom's hamburgers and much more.

TOP 3:

Shrek

Shrek
Character: Donkey (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2001
It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

TOP 2:

Eddie Murphy: Delirious

Eddie Murphy: Delirious
Character: himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
Taped live and in concert at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. in August, 1983, Eddie Murphy: Delirious captures Eddie Murphy's wild and outrageous stand-up comedy act, which he performed in New York and eighteen other cities across the U.S. to standing-room-only audiences. Eddie's comedy was groundbreaking, completely new, razor sharp and definitely funny.Eddie Murphy pontificates in his own vulgarly hilarious fashion on everything from bizarre sexual fantasies to reliving the family barbecue, and is peppered with Eddie's one-of-a-kind wit. Laugh along as Eddie reminiscences of hot childhood days and the ice cream man intermixed with classic vocal parodies of top American entertainers.Experience Eddie Murphy at his best, live and red hot! Delirious! Uncensored and Uncut!

TOP 1:

Mulan

Mulan
Character: Mushu (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 1998
A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.



If you like the best Eddie Murphy movies, then you will also like the best Mike Myers movies, where many of their films coincide.