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Starring:
Eddie Murphy

  • First Movie - 48 Hrs (1982)
  • Last Movie - Coming 2 America (2021)
  • Total Movies - 43
  • Highest Grossing Movies*
    • UK: Shrek 2 (2004) - £275,843,238
    • US: Shrek 2 (2004) - $3,469,292,743
    • World: Shrek 2 (2004) - $5,386,524,774
  • Combined grosses
    • UK - £275.8 Million
    • US - $3.5 Billion
    • Global - $5.4 Billion
  • Highest Rated Movie - Mulan (1998) - 100%
  • Lowest rated movie - Daddy Day Care (2003) - 2%

    *Based on movies as a main actor

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

Coming 2 America

(Eddie Murphy plays Prince Akeem / Clarence / Saul / Randy Watson)

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall

2021
2.

Dolemite Is My Name

(Eddie Murphy plays Rudy)

Directed by: Craig Brewer

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Keegan-Michael Key

2019
3.

Mr. Church

(Eddie Murphy plays Henry Church)

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Britt Robertson

2016
4.

Michael Jacksons Journey From Motown to Off the Wall

(Eddie Murphy plays Self)

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Michael Jackson and Berry Gordy

2016
5.

A Thousand Words

(Eddie Murphy plays Jack McCall)

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Kerry Washington

2012
6.

Tower Heist

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy

2011
7.

Shrek Forever After

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy
2010
8.

Imagine That

Directed by: Karey Kirkpatrick

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Thomas Haden Church

2009
9.

Meet Dave

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Elizabeth Banks

2008
10.

Shrek the Third

Directed by: Chris Miller and Raman Hui

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy
2007
11.

Norbit

(Eddie Murphy plays Norbit / Rasputia / Mr. Wong)

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Thandiwe Newton
2007
12.

Dreamgirls

(Eddie Murphy plays James 'Thunder' Early)

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Jamie Foxx and Beyoncé Knowles
2007
13.

Shrek the Halls

Directed by: Gary Trousdale

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy

2007
14.

Fuck

(Eddie Murphy plays Self)

Directed by: Steve Anderson

Starring: Reinhold Aman and Steven Bochco

2005
15.

Shrek 2

Directed by: Andrew Adamson and Kelly Asbury

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy
2004
16.

The Haunted Mansion

Directed by: Rob Minkoff

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Terence Stamp
2004
17.

Daddy Day Care

Directed by: Steve Carr

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Jeff Garlin
2003
18.

I Spy

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson

2003
19.

The Adventures of Pluto Nash

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Randy Quaid
2002
20.

Showtime

(Eddie Murphy plays Officer Trey Sellars)

Directed by: Tom Dey

Starring: Robert De Niro and Rachael Harris

2002
21.

Dr. Dolittle 2

Directed by: Steve Carr

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Kristen Wilson
2001
22.

Shrek

(Eddie Murphy plays Donkey)

Directed by: Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy
2001
23.

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Janet Jackson
2000
24.

Bowfinger

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy

1999
25.

Life

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence

1999
26.

Holy Man

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Jeff Goldblum

1999
27.

Mulan

(Eddie Murphy plays Mushu)

Directed by: Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook

Starring: Miguel Ferrer and Harvey Fierstein
1998
28.

Doctor Dolittle

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Ossie Davis
1998
29.

Metro

Directed by: Thomas Carter

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Kim Miyori

1997
30.

The Nutty Professor

(Eddie Murphy plays Sherman Klump / Buddy Love / Lance Perkins / Papa Klump / Mama Klump / Grandma Klump / Ernie Klump)

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Jada Pinkett Smith
1996
31.

Vampire In Brooklyn

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Angela Bassett

1996
32.

Beverly Hills Cop III

(Eddie Murphy plays Det. Axel Foley)

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Jon Tenney
1994
33.

The Distinguished Gentleman

(Eddie Murphy plays Thomas Jefferson Johnson)

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Lane Smith
1993
34.

Boomerang

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Robin Givens
1992
35.

Another 48 Hrs

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte

1990
36.

Harlem Nights

(Eddie Murphy plays Quick)

Directed by: Eddie Murphy

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor
1990
37.

Coming to America

(Eddie Murphy plays Prince Akeem / Clarence / Saul / Randy Watson)

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall
1988
38.

Beverly Hills Cop II

(Eddie Murphy plays Axel Foley)

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold
1987
39.

The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Charles Dance

1987
40.

Beverly Hills Cop

(Eddie Murphy plays Axel Foley)

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold
1985
41.

Best Defense

(Eddie Murphy plays Lieutenant T.M. Landry)

Directed by: Willard Huyck

Starring: Dudley Moore and Eddie Murphy

1984
42.

Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy

1983
43.

48 Hrs

(Eddie Murphy plays Reggie Hammond)

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy

1982