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List of Charlie Murphy Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Mo' Better Blues (1990)
13
2
Mo' Better Blues
R
13
2

Forced by his mother to take trumpet lessons, Bleek Gilliam eventually becomes the leader of a successful jazz quintet. However, although he is in a relationship with a girl named Indigo, he is unable to commit to her, since he is also interested in other women.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Music
2. Jungle Fever (1991)
13
2
Jungle Fever
R
13
2

Jungle Fever is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Flipper, an African American lawyer who begins an affair with his secretary. His wife throws him out of the house, when she comes to know about this. Soon he decides to begin courting his mistress, although other people don’t approve of this.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
3. Night at the Museum (2006)
12
2
Night at the Museum
PG
12
2

Larry Daley is divorced and unsuccessful. He is hired to work as a night watchman at a museum where, much to his astonishment, he finds that the exhibits to come to life every night and create a ruckus. It is up to Larry now to control the exhibits, prevent a theft attempt by three old guards and eventually gain respect in his son’s eye.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
4. CB4 (1993)
12
2
CB4
R
12
2

Albert, Euripedes and Otis want to establish themselves as a successful rap group, but things don’t seem to be going well for them. Things turn upside down when Gusto, a nightclub owner is arrested, and Albert steals his identity, after which they manage to rise to fame.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Tamra Davis
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
5. Meet the Blacks (2016)
11
2
Meet the Blacks
R
11
2

Carl Black gets the opportunity to move his family to Beverley Hills after he comes across some unexpected money. As his family settles into their new beautiful home, he comes to know about the city’s annual purge, which is approaching. The purge makes committing crimes legal for 12 hours.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Deon Taylor
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Snoop Dogg, Mike Epps, Michael Blackson, George Lopez, Gary Owen, Zulay Henao, Bresha Webb
6. Roll Bounce (2005)
11
2
Roll Bounce
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Malcolm D. Lee
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Meagan Good, Wayne Brady, Paul Wesley, Mike Epps, Wesley Jonathan, Chi McBride, Marcus T. Paulk
7. Harlem Nights (1989)
12
2
Harlem Nights
R
12
2

Harlem Nights is a crime comedy film which takes us to the 1930s. It tells the story of a New York City gambling house owner and his associates who face strong competition as well as problems from gangsters and corrupt policemen.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Della Reese, Danny Aiello, Michael Lerner, Redd Foxx
9. Paper Soldiers (2002)
12
2
Paper Soldiers
R
12
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Genres:
Action, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Hart, Damon Dash, Angie Martinez, Jay Z
10. Lottery Ticket (2010)
9
2
Lottery Ticket
PG-13
9
2

Kevin Carson is a young man who needs to survive three days with his opportunistic neighbors, and this  becomes quite hard, as he is holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

As:
Cast
Director:
Erik White
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Keith David, Mike Epps, Ice Cube, Loretta Devine
12. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
9
2
Vampire in Brooklyn
R
9
2

The last vampire alive is looking for a partner to prevent the end of his lineage. He soon meets and develops a liking for Rita, a police officer, who is investigating multiple killings.

As:
Writer
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Horror, Romance
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, Jerry Hall, Eddie Murphy, John Witherspoon, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison
13. The Perfect Holiday (2007)
10
2
The Perfect Holiday
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
J-Jizzy
Director:
Lance Rivera
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Katt Williams, Queen Latifah, Terrence Howard, Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Faizon Love
15. Norbit (2007)
9
2
Norbit
PG-13
9
2

Norbit, and his best friend, Kate, grew up in an orphanage which doubles as a Chinese restaurant. They are separated when Kate gets adopted. Norbit later gets married to a tyrannical, overweight, and abusive girl named Rasputia. When Kate re-enters his life, Norbit tries to find his way back to his one true love Kate.  

As:
Cast, Writer, Voiceover
Director:
Brian Robbins
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
16. Unearthed (2007)
8
2
Unearthed
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Leutwyler
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Russell Means, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Tonantzin Carmelo, Luke Goss
17. Mattie Fresno and the Holoflux Universe (2007)
16
3
Mattie Fresno and the Holoflux Universe
16
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Gallo
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Orson Bean, Carol Alt, Robert Clohessy, Catherine Hickland
18. Twisted Fortune (2007)
13
3
Twisted Fortune
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Victor Varnado
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Attell, Chelsea Peretti, Carol Alt, Ike Barinholtz
19. A Saturday Is a Terrible Thing to Waste (2013)
12
2
A Saturday Is a Terrible Thing to Waste
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sensei (as Charles Q. Murphy)
Director:
Alfonso Johnson
Genres:
Short, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Dillon, Alfonso Johnson, Terron Jones, Mike Krau
20. Moving Day (2012)
10
2
Moving Day
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cedric
Director:
Mike Clattenburg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Victor Garber, Gabrielle Miller, Will Sasso, Shauna MacDonald
21. The Hustle (2008)
12
2
The Hustle
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Junior Walker
Director:
Deon Taylor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Brigitte Nielsen, David Alan Grier, Bai Ling, Tamala Jones
22. The Pompatus of Love (1995)
10
2
The Pompatus of Love
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Schenkman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer Tilly, Mia Sara, Kristin Scott Thomas, Paige Turco, Adrian Pasdar, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Arabella Field
23. Bar Starz (2008)
10
2
Bar Starz
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Pietrzak
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Bernthal, Jana Kramer, Charlie Finn, Derek Waters
24. Three Days to Vegas (2007)
9
2
Three Days to Vegas
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charlie Picerni
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Diamantopoulos, Peter Falk, Rip Torn, George Segal
25. Frankenhood (2009)
9
2
Frankenhood
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Franklin (as Charles Q. Murphy)
Director:
Blaxwell Smart
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Naya Rivera, J.B. Smoove, DeRay Davis, Bob Sapp
26. Death of a Dynasty (2003)
7
1
Death of a Dynasty
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Damon Dash
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Lorraine Bracco, Kevin Hart, Damon Dash, Rashida Jones, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Capone Lee, Loon
27. Unconditional Love (1999)
8
3
Unconditional Love
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Rush
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Henry Silva, Miles O'Keeffe, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tracey Ross
28. Universal Remote (2007)
7
1
Universal Remote
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Hardwick
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sheldon Anderson, D.C. Douglas, Howard Alonzo, Devin McGinn
29. Lovesick (2005)
6
1
Lovesick
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Sam B. Lorn
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam B. Lorn, Bonna Tek, Tana Sarntinoranont, Charlee Chiv, Guenevere Rodriguez

TV Movie(s)

2. The Cookout 2 (2011)
10
2
The Cookout 2
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lance Rivera
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vivica A. Fox, Michael K. Williams, Big Boi, Michael Kenneth Williams, Ambre Anderson, Craig Bonaventura, Rich Boy

Animation(s)

Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street (2006)
Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Shawn Wayans
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Jon Abrahams, George Gore II, Buddy Johnson
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness (2006)
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Shawn Wayans
Genres:
Animation, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Aries Spears, Michael Rapaport, George Gore II, Kim Wayans

TV Shows and Videos

Chappelle's Show (2003)
Chappelle's Show
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / ... (14 episodes, 2003-2006)
Director:
Neal Brennan, Peter Lauer, Bobcat Goldthwait, Rusty Cundieff, Scott Vincent
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Chappelle, Jamie Foxx, Donnell Rawlings, Karl Lake
Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (2005)
Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure
M
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
White Mike (voice)
Director:
Antoine Charreyron, Marc Ecko, Marco Fernandez, Tarik Hamdine, Peter Wyse
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Charlie Murphy's Law (2014)
Charlie Murphy's Law
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Murphy (1 episode, 2014)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Freez Luv, Emily Morris, Dan Lawler, Katherine Lee
Sonny Spoon (1988)
Sonny Spoon
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Melvin Van Peebles, Mario Van Peebles, Terry Donahoe, Bob Wieland
Black Jesus (2014)
Black Jesus
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Vic (21 episodes, 2014-2015)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fred Willard, Keith David, John Witherspoon, Antwon Tanner
Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)
Murder Was the Case: The Movie
As:
Cast
Role:
JC' (as Charles Q. Murphy)
Director:
Dr. Dre, Fab 5 Freddy, F. Gary Gray, Ricky Harris
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Short, Crime, Music, Horror
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, Rudy Ray Moore, Snoop Dogg, John Amos, Gregory Scott Cummins, Freez Luv
Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize (2010)
Charlie Murphy: I Will Not Apologize
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (as Charles Q. Murphy)
Director:
Lance Rivera
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Freez Luv
The Rickey Smiley Show (2012)
The Rickey Smiley Show
As:
Cast
Director:
Kim Fields
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kenya Moore, Roz Ryan, Rickey Smiley, J. Anthony Brown
Natural Born Komics (2007)
Natural Born Komics
As:
Cast
Director:
Pauly Shore
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pauly Shore, Vivica A. Fox, Steven Bauer, Ruben Studdard