Comedy with Eddie Murphy

List of the best comedy movies starring Eddie Murphy, selected by visitors to our site: Norbit, A Thousand Words, Coming 2 America, Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular, Tower Heist, Best Defense, Imagine That, Meet Dave, Dolemite Is My Name, Mr. Church.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Norbit (2007)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama

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

A Thousand Words (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama

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.

Coming 2 America (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama

Prince Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his royal father's dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi set off to America once again.

Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, musical, family, cartoon, short, music

Deck the halls with Donkey’s laughter in this all-new holiday collection. Donkey presents his very own carolling stage show featuring his Far Far Away pals in this merry, musical treat with all the trimmings! Join in the fun as they bring their own Shrektacular spirit to festive holiday songs, a fun Donkey Decoration scramble, and a hilarious virtual Yule Log that’s so funny… it’s on fire.

Tower Heist (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime

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.

Best Defense (1984)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy, military

Wylie is a lazy engineer. Landry is a Sergeant specialising in Armour. They have never met but their lives become entangled when Landry must take the tank Wylie designed into combat. Wylie is waiting for his employer to go out of business when he meets another engineer who gives him a disk with the plans for a system that will save his employer. The other engineer is dead moments later leaving Wylie with the disk and credit for the design. Suddenly Wylie is no longer a hack, but the saviour of his company and finds his life is no longer the same.

Imagine That (2009)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom

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

Meet Dave (2008)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family

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.

Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, biography

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.

Mr. Church (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama

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.

20 more movies
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, documentary

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!

Shrek the Halls (2007)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan

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.

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama

The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece of the action. And when Buddy gets loose, things get seriously nutty.

Metro (1997)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.

Far Far Away Idol (2004)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon, short, music

Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots, and the rest of the Far Far Away Kingdom battle it out in a singing competition.

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, Australia

The year is 2087, the setting is the moon. Pluto Nash, the high-flying successful owner of the hottest nightclub in the universe, finds himself in trouble when he refuses to sell his club to lunar gangster Mogan, who just happens to be helping the mysterious Rex Crater mastermind a plan to take over the entire moon.

48 Hrs. (1982)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective

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

Life (1999)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime

Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

Boomerang (1992)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.

The Golden Child (1986)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, detective

After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise, despite his skepticism over being "chosen."

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, family

A group of beavers ask Dr. Dolittle to save their habitat from loggers. The only hope is to get the forest preserved because it's the home of a protected bear, but there's a problem: the bear's the only bear in the forest, so she can't reproduce. Undaunted, Dolittle persuades a circus bear to help out, but he has to teach him not just the ways of the wild, but the wiles of lady bears too.

Showtime (2002)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Australia

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.

The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family, detective

Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at Sara and he thinks she's his lost lover.

Harlem Nights (1989)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime

'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.

Holy Man (1998)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama

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.

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, melodrama

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever's necessary to put her under his spell.

Mulan (1998)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, military

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.

Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (2001)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, cartoon, short, music

Shrek and his friends enjoy themselves with some Karaoke partying.

Bowfinger (1999)
Markimdb: 6.4

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.

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, crime

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 money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con.