Eddie Murphy Movies

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1. A Thousand Words (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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26 Metascore

After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word he speaks.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis, Kerry Washington, Clark Duke

Votes: 33,914 | Gross: $18.44M

2. Tower Heist (2011)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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59 Metascore

When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda

Votes: 117,800 | Gross: $78.05M

3. Shrek Forever After (2010)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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58 Metascore

Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 153,299 | Gross: $238.37M

4. Imagine That (2009)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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54 Metascore

A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

Director: Karey Kirkpatrick | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thomas Haden Church, Yara Shahidi, Ronny Cox

Votes: 11,465 | Gross: $16.09M

5. Meet Dave (2008)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.9
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43 Metascore

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan

Votes: 33,966 | Gross: $11.80M

6. Shrek the Third (2007)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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58 Metascore

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

Directors: Chris Miller, Raman Hui | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 234,193 | Gross: $320.71M

7. Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

4.0
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27 Metascore

A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell

Votes: 57,645 | Gross: $95.67M

8. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 61,022 | Gross: $103.37M

9. Shrek 2 (2004)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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75 Metascore

Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews

Votes: 348,919 | Gross: $436.47M

10. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.9
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34 Metascore

A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

Votes: 35,332 | Gross: $75.85M

11. Daddy Day Care (2003)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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39 Metascore

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs. This inspires them to open their own day-care center.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Anjelica Huston, Steve Zahn

Votes: 54,154 | Gross: $104.30M

12. I Spy (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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35 Metascore

A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 44,314 | Gross: $33.11M

13. The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi

3.8
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12 Metascore

In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jay Mohr, Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 21,439 | Gross: $4.42M

14. Showtime (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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32 Metascore

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based television cop show, while tracking down the manufacturer and distributor of an illegally made semi-automatic firearm.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo, Rachael Harris

Votes: 55,247 | Gross: $38.08M

15. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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49 Metascore

Dolittle must save a forest and a bear's life.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cedric the Entertainer, Kristen Wilson, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 36,767 | Gross: $112.95M

16. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 515,625 | Gross: $267.67M

17. Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.3
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38 Metascore

Scientist Sherman Klump's inventions, his upcoming marriage to his pretty colleague Denise Gaines and his reputation are threatened by his evil clone Buddy Love.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Larry Miller, John Ales

Votes: 42,476 | Gross: $123.31M

18. Bowfinger (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

6.4
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71 Metascore

When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski

Votes: 60,103 | Gross: $66.38M

19. Life (I) (1999)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

In 1932, two strangers are wrongfully convicted and develop a strong friendship in prison that lasts them through the 20th century.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes

Votes: 36,835 | Gross: $63.84M

20. Holy Man (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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41 Metascore

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Robert Loggia

Votes: 17,309 | Gross: $12.07M

21. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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46 Metascore

A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 81,344 | Gross: $144.16M

22. Mulan (1998)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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71 Metascore

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer

Votes: 198,339 | Gross: $120.62M

23. Metro (1997)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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A Hostage Negotiator teams up with a Sharpshooter to bring down a dangerous jewel thief.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori, Art Evans

Votes: 22,736 | Gross: $31.99M

24. The Nutty Professor (1996)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.6
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62 Metascore

Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller

Votes: 94,264 | Gross: $128.81M

25. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.5
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27 Metascore

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 18,624 | Gross: $19.75M

26. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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16 Metascore

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta, Eugene Collier

Votes: 65,884 | Gross: $42.61M

27. The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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45 Metascore

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 13,341 | Gross: $46.67M

28. Boomerang (1992)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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45 Metascore

A successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant than he is.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier

Votes: 22,020 | Gross: $70.10M

29. Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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23 Metascore

Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe

Votes: 32,578 | Gross: $80.82M

30. Harlem Nights (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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16 Metascore

During the 1930s, a New York City illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters, and corrupt cops in order to stay in business.

Director: Eddie Murphy | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

Votes: 15,884 | Gross: $60.86M

31. Coming to America (1988)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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47 Metascore

An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Votes: 133,342 | Gross: $128.15M

32. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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48 Metascore

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Votes: 92,372 | Gross: $153.67M

33. The Golden Child (1986)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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37 Metascore

A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child who dark forces want to eliminate.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance, Charlotte Lewis

Votes: 43,710 | Gross: $79.82M

34. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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64 Metascore

A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher

Votes: 138,784 | Gross: $234.76M

35. Best Defense (1984)

R | 94 min | Comedy, War

3.6
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A military weapons engineer struggles to do his job responsibly, while a hapless tank commander has to live with the consequences in combat years later.

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy, Kate Capshaw, George Dzundza

Votes: 4,903 | Gross: $19.27M

36. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

7.5
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69 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Votes: 114,425 | Gross: $90.40M

37. 48 Hrs. (1982)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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71 Metascore

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole, Frank McRae

Votes: 58,391 | Gross: $78.87M