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List of Cedric the Entertainer Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Talk to Me (2007)
14
4
Talk to Me
R
14
4

Talk to Me is a biographical drama film which tells the story of a radio personality named Ralph Greene, an ex-convict who becomes a talk show host and community activist in the 1960s. He expresses himself quite freely on his radio show and over time, he manages to gain a lot of popularity, even surpassing the popularity of his colleagues Nighthawk and Sunny Jim.     

As:
Cast
Director:
Kasi Lemmons
Genres:
War, Drama, History, Music, Biography
2. Cadillac Records (2008)
14
2
Cadillac Records
R
14
2

Cadillac Records is a biographical drama film which revolves around the journey and life of American record company executive Leonard Chess. The film takes us to 1947 in Chicago, when Leonard, who had emigrated from Poland, hires Muddy Waters, a guitarist, and Little Walter, a harmonica player. They soon open a new record label named Chess Records, which several African-Americans become a part of.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Darnell Martin
Genres:
Drama, Music, Biography
Star Cast:
Adrien Brody, Norman Reedus, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Tammy Blanchard, Eric Bogosian
3. Street Kings (2008)
13
2
Street Kings
R
13
2

Tom Ludlow, a disillusioned undercover LAPD vice detective known for his unconventional and violent ways, is confronted by his former partner Terrence Washington following a shootout at a gangster hideout. After Washington is found dead in his presence, Ludlow must clear his name in a personal mission under the watchful eyes of Internal Affairs captain James Biggs.

As:
Cast
Role:
Scribble (as Cedric 'The Entertainer' Kyles)
Director:
David Ayer
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
4. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
14
3
A Series of Unfortunate Events
PG
14
3

The dark comedy revolves around the three Baudelaire children, Klaus, Violet, and Sunny. After their house burns down mysteriously, killing their parents, they are placed in the foster care of Count Olaf. The children must find a way to survive a series of deadly events, planned by Olaf who wants to obtain the Baudelaire fortune.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Brad Silberling
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Family
5. The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)
14
2
The Original Kings of Comedy
R
14
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley
6. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
12
2
Intolerable Cruelty
PG-13
12
2

Miles Massey is a super successful divorce lawyer who loves to destroy his opponents. Marylin Rexroth, on the other hand, is an ambitious gold digger who married knowing fully well her husband’s philandering ways. The two meet when Miles is hired by her husband as his divorce attorney. Unexpectedly, Miles finds himself falling for Marylin, while she seeks revenge against her husband and the lawyer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gus Petch
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Comedy
7. Charlotte's Web (2006)
12
2
Charlotte's Web
G
12
2

Charlotte’s Web is an adventure comedy film, which tells the story of a pig who realizes that he is going to be slaughtered for food very soon. Therefore, he hatches a plan with a spider that lives in his pen to ensure that he won’t be killed. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Golly The Male Goose (voice)
Director:
Gary Winick
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
8. Barbershop (2002)
12
2
Barbershop
PG-13
12
2

The first in the Barbershop series, the film features daily goings-on in a South-side Chicago barbershop. Calvin, who has big plans for future, feels that the barbershop inherited from his father is a burden and waste of time. After selling it to the local loan shark, he realizes the legacy his father had passed on to him, and resolves to get it back.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Tim Story
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
9. Top Five (2014)
11
3
Top Five
R
11
3

Andre Allen, recovering alcoholic, who started his career as stand-up comedian and went on to become successful star of action-comedies, is venturing into serious films. He is spending the day with New York Times reporter Chelsea Brown for an interview. As the day with Chelsea unwinds, Andre is confronted with his past and is veered back to his roots as stand-up comedian. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
10. Why Him? (2016)
12
3
Why Him?
R
12
3

Stephanie Fleming, a Stanford student, invites her family for the holidays and takes them to meet her tech-wealthy boyfriend Laird at his mansion. Her overprotective father Ned, a staid man, is not impressed with Laird and doesn’t approve of his eccentric ways. Not comfortable in Laird’s high-tech world, Ned is alarmed to learn that Laird is about to propose to his daughter. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Dunne
Director:
John Hamburg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
11. Larry Crowne (2011)
11
2
Larry Crowne
PG-13
11
2

Despite his seniority and his exceptional work, Larry, a team leader at a company, is asked to leave his job due to his lack of a college degree. In order to give his life a new direction, he joins a college where he develops a crush on Mercedes, his new teacher. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
12. Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)
11
2
Barbershop: The Next Cut
PG-13
11
2

Barbershop: The Next Cut is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Calvin and Angie, who merge their barbershop and salon due to their financial problems. However, the growing crime rate in their neighborhood becomes a significant problem.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Malcolm D. Lee
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
13. Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
11
2
Barbershop 2: Back in Business
PG-13
11
2

Calvin Palmer Jr. is the owner of the Inner City barbershop in Chicago which was founded by his grandfather. However, his business is threatened because a developer named Quentin Leroux, who opens a rival barbershop chain across the street.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
14. Be Cool (2005)
11
2
Be Cool
PG-13
11
2

Filmmaker Chili Palmer decides to enter the music industry to help his murdered friend, music producer Tommy Athens’ widow Edie and pay the US $300K owed to hip-hop producer LaSalle. However, when rival producers decide to kill Chili and the Russian mob gets involved, Chili has to find a way to triumph. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sin LaSalle
Director:
F. Gary Gray
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Music
16. Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
12
2
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
PG-13
12
2

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Dr R J Stevens, a successful talk-show host, who has millions of fans, but has cut off his ties to his parents and his hometown. However, he reluctantly agrees to attend the 50th anniversary of his parents, along with his wife and his ten year old son.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clyde (as Cedric 'The Entertainer')
Director:
Malcolm D. Lee
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
17. Man of the House (2005)
10
2
Man of the House
PG-13
10
2

When five university cheerleaders witness the murder of a key informant against an infamous crime-lord, their lives are at risk till the murderer is apprehended. Texas Ranger Roland Sharp, assigned to safeguard them, goes undercover as their assistant coach, moving in with them in a secret place. Soon rule-minded Sharp realizes that it’s not easy to keep the feisty girls in line.

As:
Cast
Role:
Percy Stevens (as Cedric The Entertainer)
Director:
Stephen Herek
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Monica Keena, Paula Garcés
18. Serving Sara (2002)
9
2
Serving Sara
PG-13
9
2

Serving Sara is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young woman Sara, who receives divorce papers from her husband, while in New York. In order to avoid losing her fortune, she makes an offer to her process server, Joe, and sets out on a wild trip across the country.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Harris
Director:
Reginald Hudlin
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
19. Big Momma's House (2000)
10
2
Big Momma's House
PG-13
10
2

Special agent Malcolm Turner, an expert at disguise, is assigned to nab an escaped bank-robber. The criminal is expected to meet his ex-girlfriend Sherry who may have a part of the loot. Sherry is about to visit her long-separated granny in Georgia. So, with disguise tricks, Malcolm turns into oversized, belligerent Southern Granny Big Momma, and carries his role to perfection.

As:
Cast
Director:
Raja Gosnell
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Action
20. A Haunted House (2013)
9
2
A Haunted House
R
9
2

Soon after moving into their new house, Malcolm and Kisha perceive a third presence amidst them. As strange occurrences convince Malcolm that Kisha is possessed, he gets a psychic, a priest, and ghost-busters to drive away the ghost. Malcolm leaves no stone unturned in a desperate attempt to get his house and girlfriend back.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Tiddes
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Marlon Wayans, Alanna Ubach, Nick Swardson, Essence Atkins, Dave Sheridan
21. Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
9
2
Dr. Dolittle 2
PG
9
2

Dr Dolittle 2 is a comedy film which tells the story of Dr Dolittle, a veterinary doctor with the ability to talk to animals. In this film, he tries to help a bear, Archie, with his love life, and also protect a forest from encroachment. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Carr
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family
22. A Haunted House 2 (2014)
9
2
A Haunted House 2
R
9
2

After exorcising the spirit of his ex-girlfriend, Malcolm looks forward to a fresh start with his new girlfriend and her kids. However, things don’t go as expected and he again starts to experience paranormal activity in his new residence.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Tiddes
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
23. Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
10
3
Code Name: The Cleaner
PG-13
10
3

Code Name: The Cleaner is an action crime comedy film which tells the story of a mild-mannered janitor, who suffers from amnesia. However, he is fooled into believing that he is an undercover agent.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jake Rodgers (as Cedric The Entertainer)
Director:
Les Mayfield
Genres:
Action, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, Callum Keith Rennie, Nicollette Sheridan, Mark Dacascos
26. All Star Comedy Jam (2009)
14
3
All Star Comedy Jam
14
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Leslie Small
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Hart, Tommy Davidson, DeRay Davis, Damon Jones
27. Cedric the Entertainer: Taking You Higher (2006)
13
2
Cedric the Entertainer: Taking You Higher
TV-MA
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Stan Lathan
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Dave Fennoy, Kamilah Barrett, Sandy Colton, Micki Duran
28. Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup (2002)
11
2
Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Leslie Small
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Conrad Goode, Lil Duval, Juan Villareal, Tony Luewellyn
29. Cedric the Entertainer's Urban Circus (2010)
11
2
Cedric the Entertainer's Urban Circus
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Linda Mendoza
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Steve Harvey, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Russell Peters
30. First Reformed (2017)
11
2
First Reformed
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
(as Cedric Kyles)
Director:
Paul Schrader
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Michael Gaston, Philip Ettinger
31. The Smoker (2000)
11
2
The Smoker
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tendaji Lathan
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Merlin Santana, Sanaa Lathan, David Batiste, Terri J. Vaughn
32. Cedric the Entertainer: Live from the Ville (2016)
10
2
Cedric the Entertainer: Live from the Ville
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Troy Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tennessee State University Marching Band
33. George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington D.C. (2017)
9
2
George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington D.C.
TV-MA
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (uncredited)
Director:
Troy Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
35. Grassroots (2012)
9
2
Grassroots
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Gyllenhaal
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Arnold, Cobie Smulders, Lauren Ambrose, Jason Biggs
37. Ride (1998)
8
2
Ride
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bo
Director:
Millicent Shelton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Snoop Dogg, Malik Yoba, Melissa De Sousa, John Witherspoon, Fredro Starr
39. Dance Fu (2011)
6
1
Dance Fu
6
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Detective
Director:
Cedric the Entertainer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kat Graham, Kel Mitchell, Gary Anthony Sturgis, Duncan Tran

TV Movie(s)

1. The Law (2009)
8
3
The Law
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Cedric Battiste
Director:
Luke Greenfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Amos, Donald Faison, Mädchen Amick, Larry Joe Campbell
2. Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza (2006)
7
1
Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Linda Mendoza
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lavell Crawford, Joe Blount, Terry Dorsey, Dennis Gaxiola
3. Untitled Cedric the Entertainer Project (2008)
7
1
Untitled Cedric the Entertainer Project
7
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Preston Stokes
Director:
Ken Whittingham
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Regina Hall, Peter Mackenzie, Lombardo Boyar, Kimberly Barnett

Animation(s)

Ice Age (2002)
Ice Age
TV-PG
Plot:

In a prehistoric Earth 20,000 years ago, all the animals are migrating south to find shelter from the approaching Ice Age. Following an attack by a Smilodon pack, an infant is separated from a tribe of Neanderthals and is being hunted by a sabertooth named Diego, but is rescued by Manny the mammoth and Sid the sloth.

As:
Cast
Director:
Carlos Saldanha, Chris Wedge
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Animation
Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular (2014)
Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Leadbottom (voice)
Director:
Dan Abraham, Paul Stodolny
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Dane Cook, Sinbad, Danny Mann, Brad Garrett
Madagascar (2005)
Madagascar
TV-PG
Plot:

Marty the zebra, Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippopotamus are best friends at New York's Central Park Zoo. Marty yearns for a life in the wilderness. His attempt to escape the zoo eventually lands the four on a ship en route to Africa. However, when the ship capsizes, they land in Madagascar and now have to learn to survive in the wild.

 

As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
TV-PG
Plot:

An animated comedy, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is the third film in the series and showcases four animals still trying to get back to their home in Central Park Zoo of New York. In this instalment, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman join a travelling circus in Europe, all the while trying to evade capture by an overzealous animal control officer.

As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
TV-PG
Plot:

In their attempt to fly back to New York City aboard the rickety airplane, the Madagascar animals run out of fuel and crash-land in Africa, where Alex is reunited with his parents. However, the zoo-lion disappoints his father being unable to complete the rite of passage, while his homesick friends eagerly wait for the penguins to fix the plane.

As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Action, Comedy, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Def Comedy Jam (1992)
Def Comedy Jam
As:
Writer
Director:
Stan Lathan, Jonte
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mike Epps, Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley
Cedric's Barber Battle (2015)
Cedric's Barber Battle
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host (5 episodes, 2015)
Genres:
Reality-TV
Superior Donuts (2017)
Superior Donuts
As:
Cast
Director:
James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Katey Sagal, Keith David, Jermaine Fowler, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov
The Last O.G. (2018)
The Last O.G.
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Mullins / ... (10 episodes, 2018)
Director:
Jorma Taccone
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tracy Morgan, Malik Yoba, Tiffany Haddish, Allen Maldonado
The Comedy Get Down (2017)
The Comedy Get Down
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Cedric the Entertainer (5 episodes, 2017)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George Lopez, Charlie Murphy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Eddie Griffin
Laffapalooza (2003)
Laffapalooza
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (2 episodes, 2006)
Director:
Jodi Gomes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Lavell Crawford, Corey Holcomb
Cedric the Entertainer Presents (2002)
Cedric the Entertainer Presents
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (11 episodes, 2002-2003)
Director:
Bruce Leddy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alfonso Ribeiro, Ken Jeong, J.B. Smoove, Shaun Majumder, Kyle Dunnigan, 'Big' LeRoy Mobley
The 3 Minute Talk Show (2011)
The 3 Minute Talk Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fred Willard, Ben Lee, Barry Sobel
It's Worth What? (2011)
It's Worth What?
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host (9 episodes, 2011)
Genres:
Game-Show
Star Cast:
Holly Beavon, Dave B. Mitchell, Cherise Bangs, Joe Dioletto