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30 Best Christina Applegate Movies To Watch In 2022

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Some of you know her as ‘Amy Green’ of Friends, and some of you know her as ‘Kelly Bundy of Married with Children. The talented Christina Applegate has a good-looking portfolio in her bag. Her movies and features in popular TV Shows got her accolades, and her memorable comic deliveries have certainly made people love her. Why not? Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston) and her character, Amy Green, scenes are watched on YouTube and other streaming platforms numerously.

For Christina Applegate fans, she made her debut in the television industry with her mother in a soap opera called “Days of Our Lives “and “Playtex Baby “advertisements as an infant. Her film debut came through the movie called “Jaws of Satan.”

However, her break came through her favorite cult sitcom, “Married…..with Children “(1987), where she played the role of Kelly Bundy. After that, there was no one stopping the Emmy winner from having success in the industry. She played main roles in several films. Burp, the list below has all of them; just letting you know.

Before you hop into it, don’t you want to know what is she doing now? Well, Christina Applegate announced in 2021 that she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). She got to know about it while shooting for the final season of the show, “Dead to Me,” which is a Netflix original.

 She took a break and completely vanished from the celebrity world till November 2022. She appeared in front of paparazzi cameras and the public after 2 long years of the hiatus. She is doing better now. Christina Applegate’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony got everyone relieved about her condition. You can catch her new show, “Dead to Me, “on Netflix. The third season is the first project after she announced MS. Fans could hope she gets better and stays happy!

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1. Jaws Of Satan (1981)

Cast – Fritz Weaver, Gretchen Corbett, Jon Korkes, Christina Applegate, Norman Lloyd

Genre – Horror

Runtime – 1 hour 32 minutes

IMDb Rating – 4.0

This horror movie is about Father Tom Farrow (Fritz Weaver), a preacher whose ancestry was cursed by druids of Satan. He turns into a huge snake and wrecks havoc in a small town in Alabama. The snake causes horrific situations in everyone’s life.

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Christina Applegate plays the role of Kim Perry. A young girl got involved in the havoc caused by the snake. This is her debut role in the film industry.

2. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Cast – Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner

Genre – Comedy

Runtime – 1 hour 34 minutes

IMDb Rating – 7.1

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Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is a famous news anchor on a male-dominated channel. The movie is set in the 1970s when patriarchy started to fall apart. Ron Burgundy’s career takes a turn when Veronica Cornerstone (Christina Applegate), an ambitious and talented woman, joins the channel as a woman news anchor. He starts resenting Veronica, and various comical incidents take place.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Veronica Cornerstone in this cult favorite. A must-watch for every fan of Christina Applegate movies. It is available on Amazon Prime and Apple TV.

3. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Cast – Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, Dylan Baker

Genre – Comedy

Runtime – 1 hour 39 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.3

The sequel to the popular Anchorman movie revolves around Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell). He joins a new channel along with his colleagues from his workplace. Professional rivalry, resentment, and hilarious family drama lie in the characters of this movie.

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In the previous movie of this series, Christina Applegate plays the role of the woman news anchor, Veronica Cornerstone. This film features her less; however, she looked amazing in this movie, and the humorous deliveries are worthwhile. This movie is available on Amazon Prime.

4. Wonderland (2003)

Cast – Val Kilmer, Lisa Kudrow, Kate Bosworth, Christina Applegate, Carrie Fisher

Genre – Crime, Drama, Mystery

Runtime – 1 hour 44 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.5

During a police investigation, the complicated life of a legendary porn star, John Holmes (Val Kilmer), comes to light. His drug abuse led to him joining prostitution, and the shady life of John Holmes developed. His life got more troubling when he got involved in the underworld.

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Christina Applegate plays the role of Susan Launius. The wife of Ron Launius. It is a true story based on the Wonderland Murders. It is available on Amazon Prime.

5. Suzanne’s Diary For Nicholas (2005)

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Cast – Christina Applegate, Johnathon Schaech, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Kevin Jubinville

Genre – Drama, Romance

Runtime – 1 hour 30 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.3

Kate Wilkinson (Kathleen Rose Perkins) falls in love with Matt Harrison (Johnathon Schaech). She gets ready to be committed to him romantically, but Matt rejects her. She gets heartbroken. Matt sends her a diary of his late wife, Suzanne. After that, she unravels a form of romance story she has never seen before.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Suzanne in this TV movie. This movie shows a rather kind, serious, and lovable character playing her. A good watch for romance-drama enthusiasts.

6. Going the Distance (2010)

Cast – Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Ron Livingston, Christina Applegate

Genre – Comedy, Romance

Runtime – 1 hour 42 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.3

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Erin (Drew Barrymore) is the protagonist of this movie. She met Garrett (Justin Long) when she went to New York for an internship. They fall in love with each other; however, things go south when she returns to her home after the internship. They decide to be in a long-distance relationship.

Christina Applegate plays the role of a character named Corinne. She looks fabulous as usual in this movie. It is a fun watch for everyone. This movie is available on Netflix.

7. Bad Moms (2016)

Cast – Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 40 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.2

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Amy Mitchell (Mila Kunis) is an overworked professional and a mother. She is not appreciated enough for her efforts in the household by her husband. One day, she loses it and ditches her responsibilities to enjoy her life for a while. She meets with a few other women and goes on an adventure of self-realization.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Gwendolyn. This movie is a great satirical portrayal of the patriarchal society and the struggles met by working women. The story of overcoming the odds of society is a must-watch.

8. The Rocker (2008)

Cast – Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger, Emma Stone

Genre – Musical, Comedy

Runtime – 1 hour 42 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.2

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The popular “The Office” star, Rainn Wilson, plays the protagonist in this movie. He plays the role of a drummer who was removed from a band in the 1980s. After a long hiatus of 20 years, he takes another chance in the musical circuit to gain stardom when he starts playing in the band of his nephew. Hilarious events start occurring.

Christina Applegate plays the role of a character named Kim. This movie has a good soundtrack and is definitely one that resonates with the 1980s music. A fun watch for people who like dark comedies.

9. Vacation (2015)

Cast – Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Chris Hemsworth

Genre – Adventure, Comedy

Runtime – 1 hour 39 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.1

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Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) starts feeling disconnected from his family, which includes his wife, Debbie, and his two sons. Due to that, he thinks about going on a road trip to Walley World. However, the road trip takes a turn, and one unfortunate incident after the other keeps taking place for the family. 

Debbie Griswold is played by Christina Applegate in this movie. This movie has its moments that will leave you laughing for minutes. A gem of a movie for comedy lovers. Of course, Ed Helms and Christina Applegate are in a comedy movie. Can it get any better?

10. Employee Of The Month (2004)

Cast – Matt Dillon, Christina Applegate, Steve Zahn, Andrea Bendewald

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 37 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.1

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David Walsh (Matt Dillon) gets fired from his job. On the same day, his fiancée calls off their wedding and breaks up. After that, he loses his mind and goes to kill his boss for firing him; however, he sees that the bank is getting robbed. Twists and turns follow after that in his life.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Sara Goodwin. Again, her beauty completely makes the movie worthwhile.

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11. Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead (1991)

Cast – Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan

Genre – Comedy

Runtime – 1 hour 42 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.3

Five siblings live together. Their mother plans to leave town during the summer vacation. The siblings think about having fun without restrictions. However, the babysitter dies, and their life goes upside down.

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Christina Applegate plays the role of Swell in this movie. Another comedy movie, another fabulous performance delivery by Christina Applegate. A fun watch for everyone.

12. The Big Hit (1998)

Cast – Mark Wahlberg, Christina Applegate, Lou Diamond Phillips, Avery Brooks

Genre – Action, Comedy, Crime

Runtime – 1 hour 31 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.0

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Melvin Smiley (Mark Wahlberg) is a Hitman. He is suffering from social anxiety. However, he is an expert at his job. He gets a job where he has to kidnap a woman, but interestingly, he falls in love with her. His life becomes a mess when he gets to know that she is the daughter of a fierce mob boss.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Pam Shulman. She looks gorgeous in this movie, and Mark Wahlberg produces a parody performance in the movie.

13. Hall Pass (2011)

Cast – Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate, Alexandra Daddario, Jenna Fischer

Genre – Comedy, Romance

Runtime – 1 hour 45 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.9

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Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) play two husbands who are dissatisfied and unhappy in their respective marriages in this movie. Their wives give them a pass to do whatever they want to do for a week. The wives would do the same during the break. Well, you know where it is going, isn’t it?

Christina Applegate delivers a good performance in this movie in the role of Grace. This star-studded movie is appealing, and it tries to give a nice moral lesson through the movie.

14. Wild Bill (1995)

Cast – Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, Christina Applegate, John Hurt, David Arquette

Genre – Action, Biography

Runtime – 1 hour 38 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.8

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This movie is based on the legend of Wild Bill Hickok. It tells the story of Wild Bill’s early career as a lawman and his reforming relationship with Calamity Jane (Ellen Barkin). The reason for his relocation to Deadwood is shown in it as well.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Lurline Newcomb. The movie covers early life and the rise of the legendary Wild Bill. Therefore, it is an informative movie where Applegate shines throughout her screen time.

15. Just Visiting (2001)

Cast – Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Matt Ross, Tara Reid

Genre – Comedy, Action, Fantasy

Runtime – 1 hour 28 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.8

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A comical movie based on the historical setting of 1100. However, a weird time-traveling frenzy takes place when a French count goes to marry a princess of England, but she dies. He tries to go to the past before the murder takes place with the help of a wizard. This time travel creates chaos in his life thereon.

Christina Applegate is Rosalind in this movie. A star-studded cast and the punchlines make this weird story really funny.

16. Crash Pad (2017)

 Google ImagesCast – Domhnall Gleeson, Christina Applegate, Sunita Prasad, Dan Gill, Nina Dobrev, Rohan Campbell

Genre – Comedy

Runtime – 1 hour 31 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.8

Stensland (Domhnall Gleeson) falls in love with Morgan (Christina Applegate) and thinks about a long-term commitment. The hopeless romantic later finds out that she is married and using him to make her husband jealous.

Christina Applegate dominates the whole movie with a seductive personality and appearance. The rise of younger people falling for married and older people is the focal point of this movie.

17. A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)

Cast – Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christina Applegate

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 44 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.6

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The sequel to the “Bad Moms” movie sees most of the original cast return to their respective roles. This time, the Bad Moms get an unexpected visit from their moms during the holidays. Things get tougher and more burdened for the moms to handle their professional and private life.

Just like the previous movie of this series, Christina Applegate plays Gwendolyn in this movie as well. Although this movie could have been better, Christina Applegate does an excellent job of making her role stand out.

18. Mafia! (1998)

Cast – Jay Mohr, Christina Applegate, Lloyd Bridges, Billy Burke

Genre – Comedy, Crime

Runtime – 1 hour 27 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.5

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Mafia! It is a parodic movie of the popular film, “The Godfather. ” It revolves around Vincenzo, who is the son of a postman and slowly becomes a mighty Mafia leader.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Diane Steen in this movie. If you love “The Godfather, “you can watch it for the parodic instances in the movie of it.

19. Heroes (2002)

Cast – Djimon Hounsou, Johnathon Schaech, Christina Applegate, Cameron Thor

Genre – Drama

Runtime – 12 minutes (Short Film)

IMDb Rating – 7.2

This short film is an interesting inclusion in this listicle because of its curious approach. A thoughtful 12 minutes of your life is “Heroes. ” Detective Crawford looks to solve a case and tries to find the “Mystery Man. ”

Christina Applegate plays the role of a wife. A small role in a pretty intriguing short film.

20. Surviving Christmas (2004)

Cast – Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Josh Zuckerman, Catherine O’Hara

Genre – Comedy, Romance

Runtime – 1 hour 31 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.4

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Drew Latham (Ben Affleck) is a young millionaire who is anti-social. He lives an obnoxious life. He gets a surprise visit from an old friend during Christmas. He rents a family to spend Christmas with him so that he doesn’t feel lonely.

A unique storyline that features stars like Ben Affleck and Christina Applegate. She plays Alicia Valco in this movie. A fun watch for everyone.

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21. View From The Top (2003)

Cast – Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston, Mark Ruffalo, Candice Bergen

Genre – Comedy, Romance

Runtime – 1 hour 27 minutes

IMDb Rating,- 5.3

This movie features a small-town woman who wants to become a big-money flight attendant. However, she gets a job at a small airline called Sierra, and her life escalates.

Christina Applegate plays the role of Christian Montgomery in this movie. The combination of Gwyneth Paltrow and Christina Applegate is one to behold, and it delivers perfectly.

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22. Out In Fifty (1999)

Cast – Mickey Rourke, Scott Anthony Leet, Bojesse Christopher, Christina Applegate

Genre – Action, Crime, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 43 minutes

IMDb Rating – 3.8

Jack Bracken (Mickey Rourke) is a convict who got reformed. Unknowingly, he gets involved in a love triangle and becomes a scapegoat in a murder by manipulation. Chaos and drama follow Jack in his quest for justice and truth. Will he find out about the conspiracy?

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Christiana Applegate plays a brief role of Lilah. The movie could have been better, but however, the stars present in it do produce good craftsmanship.

23. Beatlemania (1981)

Cast – David Leon, Mitch Weissman, Christina Applegate, Ralph Castelli

Genre – Music, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 26 minutes

IMDb Rating – 4.6

A band consisting of four guys loves the Beatles, and they get inspired by their music. They compose music just like the Beatles and sound like them. They cover their songs as well. During this period, the footage of popular Beatles shows flashes through them.

Christina Applegate has a small role in this movie. She is a dancer in the movie. The musical compositions will get you back to the era of the Beatles.

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24. Streets (1990)

Cast – Christina Applegate, David Mendenhall, Eb Lottimer, Alexander Folk, Jane Chung

Genre – Action, Crime, Thriller

Runtime – 1 hour 25 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.7

Dawn (Christina Applegate) is a prostitute in the city of Venice. Psychotic police hunt a group of women. They try to run away from the city and him. The creepy serial killer would not stop until he killed Dawn and others.

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Christina Applegate looks fabulous in this movie. Her acting provides much more depth to the movie. She has done fewer thrillers in her life, but however, she excels in this in a fashionable manner.

25. Across The Moon (1994)

Cast – Christina Applegate, Elizabeth Peña, Michael Mundra, Tony Fields, Peter Berg, Robert Lesser

Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance

Runtime – 1 hour 28 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.0

Kathy (Christina Applegate) and Carmen (Elizabeth Peña) are roommates who get close when they live together in California. They start living together because their boyfriends are getting arrested due to drug dealing. The story revolves around these two women who overcome prejudices and stereotypes to live freely.

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Christina Applegate plays Kathy in this movie. The story has a lot of potentials. However, poor production made it less popular than it should be. Although the acting is good and the story is unique. A good watch.

26. The Giving Tree (2000)

Cast – Christina Applegate, Justin Lazard, Johnathon Schaech, Molly Ringewald, Kate Luyben

Genre – Drama, Thriller

Runtime – 1 hour 29 minutes

IMDb Rating – 4.0

A group of friends gets together and clashes against the harsh realities of existence and the equality of the world revolving around them. Poor treatment of human life and the true nature of human beings are depicted. Do hope and good really overcome the cruelty and evil of human instincts?

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Christina Applegate is Emily in the movie. Trigger Warning, and this movie is not for everyone. Refrain from watching this movie if you have faced severe traumatic experiences. If not, this movie is as dark as it gets. Watch it at your own discretion.

27. Claudine’s Return (1998)

Cast – Christina Applegate, Stefano Dionisi, Matt Clark, Tony Torn, Gabriel Mann

Genre – Drama, Romance, Mystery

Runtime – 1 hour 31 minutes

IMDb Rating – 3.9

Stefano Mauri (Stefano Dionisi) falls in love with an emotionally unavailable woman, Claudine (Christina Applegate). She is a motel laundress by the day and a stripper by night. Stefano tries to get her love and have her for life, but Claudine has other goals. Will Stefano be able to make her fall for him?

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The movie has a good cast. However, the storyline and the direction could have been better. Christina Applegate, as always, looks amazing, though. Watch it for her!

28. Nowhere (1997)

Cast – James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Christina Applegate, Jordan Ladd

Genre – Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

Runtime – 1 hour 22 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.4

A bunch of Los Angeles High School students is living troubled life. The adolescent years of the students are filled with drug use, love, sex, porn, and mental illness. The story revolves around a day of their lives and how strangely they live a day of their life.

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The cinematography of this movie is brilliant. It is the kind of movie you either like or hate. Christina Applegate plays Dingbat in the movie. A good watch for people who have had trouble and struggles growing up. It is quite relatable.

29. Grand Theft Parsons (2003)

Cast – Johnny Knoxville, Christina Applegate, Marley Shelton, Jamie McShane, Danielle Sapia, Gabriel Macht

Genre – Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 28 minutes

IMDb Rating – 6.0

The movie is best on a real story where popular country musician Gram Parsons dies due to a drug overdose. He wanted his body to be cremated in a desert. To fulfill this absurd wish, his road manager, Phil Kaufman, steals his coffin to fulfill his wish. A huge group of people pursues him to stop him, but he does everything he can to make it happen.

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This is a hilarious gem. One of the truly underrated Christina Applegate movies. The jokes and the dark humor are really funny, and Barbara (Christina Applegate) creates moments that are memorable. A must-watch for Christina Applegate fans.

30. Youth In Oregon (2016)

Cast – Frank Langella, Billy Crudup, Christina Applegate, Josh Lucas, Alex Shaffer

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Runtime – 1 hour 45 minutes

IMDb Rating – 5.8

Raymond (Frank Langella) is a patriarchal man who wishes to die at his own hands. This creates problems in the family. A man is assigned to drive the 80-year-old man to Oregon. On the way, he is fascinated with Brian’s outlook on life. He learns to live for reasons he didn’t find in his 80 years.

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This movie certainly has its moments. It truly portrays how much life has to offer to everyone, regardless of age. Christina Applegate does a wonderful job at pulling off the role of Kate. A feel-good movie worth watching.

There you go, the best Christina Applegate movies that will definitely make you understand her acting skills more. Enjoy!

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