Best Molly Shannon movies

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Best Molly Shannon movies
We present our ranking of the best Molly Shannon 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 Molly Shannon.

TOP 42:
The Five-Year Engagement
The Five-Year Engagement
Molly Shannon as: Onion Chef
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Release: 2012
Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jacki Weaver movies?

TOP 41:
The Five-Year Engagement
The Five-Year Engagement
Molly Shannon as: Onion Chef
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Release: 2012
Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alison Brie movies?


TOP 40:
Fun Mom Dinner
Fun Mom Dinner
Molly Shannon as: Jamie
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2017
Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner". When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.

TOP 39:
Fun Mom Dinner
Fun Mom Dinner
Molly Shannon as: Jamie
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2017
Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner". When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.

TOP 38:
Shallow Hal
Shallow Hal
Molly Shannon as: Mrs. Mary Larson (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2001
A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bonnie Aarons movies?


TOP 37:
Shallow Hal
Shallow Hal
Molly Shannon as: Mrs. Mary Larson (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2001
A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Alexander movies?

TOP 36:
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
Molly Shannon as: Herself
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 2002
The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have very little time to pay a debt they owe. Meanwhile, the Muppets are trying to put on a Christmas show. After the Muppets are confronted by Bitterman, they make a lot of sacrifices to save up so they can keep the Theatre.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mel Brooks movies?

TOP 35:
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
Molly Shannon as: Herself
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 2002
The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have very little time to pay a debt they owe. Meanwhile, the Muppets are trying to put on a Christmas show. After the Muppets are confronted by Bitterman, they make a lot of sacrifices to save up so they can keep the Theatre.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Chalke movies?


TOP 34:
Never Been Kissed
Never Been Kissed
Molly Shannon as: Anita
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on campus. But she hits a major snag in her investigation -- not to mention her own failed love life -- when she falls for her dreamy English teacher, Sam Coulson.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cress Williams movies?

TOP 33:
Never Been Kissed
Never Been Kissed
Molly Shannon as: Anita
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on campus. But she hits a major snag in her investigation -- not to mention her own failed love life -- when she falls for her dreamy English teacher, Sam Coulson.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marley Shelton movies?

TOP 32:
Sextuplets
Sextuplets
Molly Shannon as: Linda
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2019
Father-to-be Alan is shocked to learn that he was born a sextuplet. With his newfound brother Russell riding shotgun, the duo sets out on a hilarious journey to reunite with their remaining long-lost siblings.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Glynn Turman movies?


TOP 31:
Sextuplets
Sextuplets
Molly Shannon as: Linda
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2019
Father-to-be Alan is shocked to learn that he was born a sextuplet. With his newfound brother Russell riding shotgun, the duo sets out on a hilarious journey to reunite with their remaining long-lost siblings.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marlon Wayans movies?

TOP 30:
Osmosis Jones
Osmosis Jones
Molly Shannon as: Mrs. Boyd
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2001
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chris Elliott movies?

TOP 29:
Osmosis Jones
Osmosis Jones
Molly Shannon as: Mrs. Boyd
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2001
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Shatner movies?

TOP 28:
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Molly Shannon as: Mrs. Dennit
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2006
The fastest man on four wheels, Ricky Bobby is one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. A big, hairy American winning machine, Ricky has everything a dimwitted daredevil could want, a luxurious mansion, a smokin' hot wife and all the fast food he can eat. But Ricky's turbo-charged lifestyle hits an unexpected speed bump when he's bested by flamboyant Euro-idiot Jean Girard and reduced to a fear-ridden wreck.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Leslie Bibb movies?


TOP 27:
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Molly Shannon as: Mrs. Dennit
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2006
The fastest man on four wheels, Ricky Bobby is one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. A big, hairy American winning machine, Ricky has everything a dimwitted daredevil could want, a luxurious mansion, a smokin' hot wife and all the fast food he can eat. But Ricky's turbo-charged lifestyle hits an unexpected speed bump when he's bested by flamboyant Euro-idiot Jean Girard and reduced to a fear-ridden wreck.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Lynch movies?

TOP 26:
A Night at the Roxbury
A Night at the Roxbury
Molly Shannon as: Emily Sanderson
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Release: 1998
Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them inside the swank Roxbury club. Mistaken for high rollers, they meet their dream women, Vivica and Cambi, and resolve to open a club of their own.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Grieco movies?

TOP 25:
A Night at the Roxbury
A Night at the Roxbury
Molly Shannon as: Emily Sanderson
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Release: 1998
Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with Richard Grieco gets them inside the swank Roxbury club. Mistaken for high rollers, they meet their dream women, Vivica and Cambi, and resolve to open a club of their own.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristen Dalton movies?

TOP 24:
Other People
Other People
Molly Shannon as: Joanne Mulcahey
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels like a stranger in his childhood home. As his mother’s health declines, David frantically tries to extract meaning from this horrible experience and convince everyone (including himself) that he's "doing okay.”
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Margarita Levieva movies?

TOP 23:
Other People
Other People
Molly Shannon as: Joanne Mulcahey
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels like a stranger in his childhood home. As his mother’s health declines, David frantically tries to extract meaning from this horrible experience and convince everyone (including himself) that he's "doing okay.”
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Sudeikis movies?


TOP 22:
Wet Hot American Summer
Wet Hot American Summer
Molly Shannon as: Gail
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2001
The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Meloni movies?

TOP 21:
Wet Hot American Summer
Wet Hot American Summer
Molly Shannon as: Gail
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2001
The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marguerite Moreau movies?

TOP 20:
Analyze This
Analyze This
Molly Shannon as: Caroline
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1999
Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben Sobel is given just days to resolve Vitti's emotional crisis and turn him into a happy, well-adjusted gangster.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Crystal movies?

TOP 19:
Analyze This
Analyze This
Molly Shannon as: Caroline
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1999
Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben Sobel is given just days to resolve Vitti's emotional crisis and turn him into a happy, well-adjusted gangster.

TOP 18:
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot
Molly Shannon as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage offers a glimpse into the comic minds behind a "Wet Hot" summer-camp cult hit featuring many future stars.


TOP 17:
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot
Molly Shannon as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage offers a glimpse into the comic minds behind a "Wet Hot" summer-camp cult hit featuring many future stars.

TOP 16:
Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette
Molly Shannon as: Madame Victoire
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2006
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

TOP 15:

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
Molly Shannon as: Madame Victoire
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2006
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

TOP 14:

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Molly Shannon as: Betty Lou Who
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2000
Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.

TOP 13:

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Molly Shannon as: Betty Lou Who
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2000
Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.


TOP 12:

Hotel Transylvania 2

Hotel Transylvania 2
Molly Shannon as: Wanda (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2015
When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.

TOP 11:

Hotel Transylvania 2

Hotel Transylvania 2
Molly Shannon as: Wanda (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2015
When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.

TOP 10:

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Molly Shannon as: Wanda (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2018
Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who’s secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.

TOP 9:

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Molly Shannon as: Wanda (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2018
Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who’s secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.

TOP 8:

Serendipity

Serendipity
Molly Shannon as: Eve
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2001
Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.


TOP 7:

Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania
Molly Shannon as: Wanda (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2012
Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

TOP 6:

Private Life

Private Life
Molly Shannon as: Cynthia Grimes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2018
Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

TOP 5:

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

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

TOP 4:

American Splendor

American Splendor
Molly Shannon as: Stage Actor Joyce
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2003
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

TOP 3:

I Am Chris Farley

I Am Chris Farley
Molly Shannon as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
I am Chris Farley tells his hilarious, touching and wildly entertaining story - from his early days in Madison, Wisconsin, to his time at Second City and Saturday Night Live, then finally his film career (which included hits like Tommy Boy and Black Sheep). The film showcases his most memorable characters and skits from film and television and also includes interviews and insights from his co-stars, family and friends - including the likes of Christina Applegate, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, Bob Odenkirk, Bob Saget and Adam Sandler.


TOP 2:

Happiness

Happiness
Molly Shannon as: Nancy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.

TOP 1:

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Molly Shannon as: Denise Kushner
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2015
Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to unravel when his mother forces him to befriend a classmate with leukemia.


If you like the best Molly Shannon movies, then you will also like the best Mel Brooks movies, where many of their films coincide.