Chris Rock: 10 best movies with the actor to watch

Chris Rock is a South Carolina-born comedian and Hollywood star who began his career in the 1980s, with a focus on the world of comedy and a strong inspiration from the icon Eddie Murphy.

Thus, Rock has managed to be one of the most renowned movie actors of all time and has already participated in 47 films and 43 TV series, in addition to a long list of comedy specials and 27 awards, including the giants Emmy and Grammy.

And if you want to know more about this Hollywood legend, take a look at our selection of the 10 best Chris Rock movies to watch!

10. Big People

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Big people is a classic in the world of comedy movies and follows 5 friends who love basketball and will reunite 3 decades after winning the championship that happened in high school. Thus, you will have a good laugh with the unusual scenes involving the star Chris Rock and other very famous comedians, such as Adam Sandler.

9. 2 Days in New York

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This work is a sequel to the success 2 days in Paris and follows Rock as Mingus Robinson, the boyfriend of Julie Delpy’s character Marion. The plots involving Marion’s family and all the criticism of Mingus, with a hint of humor, made this film well-known among comedy productions.

8. Nurse Betty

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We follow in nurse Betty a Kansas City waitress, played by Renee Zellweger, who begins an escape route after witnessing her husband’s murder. Thus, Rock brings to life one of the assassins who killed the waitress’s husband and stars alongside movie legend Morgan Freeman.

7. AI Artificial Intelligence

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In addition to the classic works of comedy, this fictional film has the participation of Chris giving life to a robot comedian. AI Artificial Intelligence is a Steven Spielberg adaptation of the science fiction story Supertoys Last All Summer Long and follows protagonist Haley Joel Osment as David, a robot boy who seeks to become a real child and deals with the frustrations of his life.

6. At the Peak of Fame

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This is a work that proves all the talent of Rock for this universe of films, since the star wrote, directed and starred in the film. In the film, Chris reveals all his past as a comedian and several dramas of his personal life, being a great film to know more about the world of comedy and how the interior of the stars of this genre works.

5. Low Blow

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Low blow is a remake of a 1970s novel of the same name and follows a former NFL player, played by Adam Sandler, being thrown into prison. So, to get his freedom and get back to living his life, the character trains the inmates for a match against the prison guards.

4. Good Hair

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This is a production that revolves around the entire black hair industry in the US and was directed and performed by legend Chris Rock. The story is quite moving and shows how many black women connect with their hair and all the possibilities surrounding it.

3. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

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This is one of the most renowned films featuring Rock and is produced by Kevin Smith. Rock gives life to the racist director Chaka Luther King and the film follows all the developments around this racial issue involving the director.

2. Madagascar

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What many don’t know is that Chris Rock gave voice to the zebra Marty, in the famous animation Madagascarwhich follows a group of animals that end up on the coast of Madagascar after living their entire lives inside a zoo.

1. My Name is Dolemite

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This is one of the most important films for Rock, as he played opposite his idol Eddie Murphy, who gave life to the main character Rudy Ray Moore, a comedian who turned the character Dolemite into a legend. Despite his supporting role, Chris had great success with this production!

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