Comedy with Eddie Murphy

List of the best comedy movies starring Eddie Murphy, selected by visitors to our site: Tower Heist, Shrek Forever After, A Thousand Words, Meet Dave, Imagine That, Shrek the Third, Norbit, Shrek the Halls, Shrek 2, Far Far Away Idol.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Tower Heist (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CharactersFriends, Scammers, Thieves, Maids, Partners, Billionaires, FBI
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Rivalry, Justice
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Shrek Forever After (2010)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Cats, Heroes, Friends, Family
PlotMagic, Adventure, Travel

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

A Thousand Words (2012)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
PlotSupernatural, Curses
PlaceLos Angeles

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.

Meet Dave (2008)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5)
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CharactersAliens, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceSpaceships, New York

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.

Imagine That (2009)
Mark2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Germany

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

Shrek the Third (2007)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersPirates, Cats, Dragons, Heroes, Friends, Family, Partners, Losers
PlotAdventure, Chase, Tracking, Funeral

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.

Norbit (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove triangle
StyleLight, To cry

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.

Shrek the Halls (2007)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CharactersCats, Family, Friends, Partners
PlotHolidays, Adventure, Intrigue, Ghosts

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.

Shrek 2 (2004)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersFamily, Friends, Dragons, Cats, Kings, Animals
PlotWedding, Love, Mystery, Adventure, Rivalry
StyleLight, Exciting

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.

Far Far Away Idol (2004)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 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.

Daddy Day Care (2003)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy, family
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Friends, Family, Parents, Nurses
PlotMartial Arts, Success

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

The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, family, detective
CharactersZombie, Family, Spiders, Pirates
PlotSupernatural, Adventure, Mystery, Ghosts
StyleGothic, Fancy, Disney

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.

The Ghost of Lord Farquaad (2003)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon, short

Lord Farquaad was eaten by the dragon, but his ghost has returned, and he's still evil. With the help of his henchman, Thelonious, he kidnaps Fiona. Shrek and the donkey set out to save her, with help from the dragon, before she goes over a waterfall on a raft.

Showtime (2002)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
PlotChase, Justice
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Light

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.

I Spy (2002)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
CharactersSpy, CIA, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Mystery
StyleExciting, For men

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

Shrek (2001)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersGiants, Princesses, Wizards, Friends, Dragons, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Witchcraft, Hiking trip, Mystery, Travel
PlaceForest, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor children

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (2001)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, cartoon, short, music

Shrek and his friends enjoy themselves with some Karaoke partying.

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CharactersBears, Family, Friends, Losers

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.

Life (1999)
Mark1 (imdb: 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.

Bowfinger (1999)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.4)
CharactersTwins, Doubles
StyleLight, Fancy

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.