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Top 10 Best Cameron Diaz Movies of All time

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A model-turned-actress, Cameron Diaz, was born in San Diego on August 30, 1972. She began as a model before trying her luck in acting. Diaz took a promising start at the young age of 20 without prior experience, but she was destined to shine. She got a lead role in her first film, “The Mask,” and her performance paved the way for several other roles. However, it wasn’t until a few Years later she appeared in a supporting role in “My Best Friend’s Wedding” and won everyone’s heart. Consequently, more acclaimed work followed, making her a big name in the industry.

She was in the limelight for her dramatic roles but eventually decided to retire eight Years ago. Cameron was last seen with Jamie Fox in the movie Annie in 2014. Whereas fans still wish for her comeback, she has left behind a wealth of enjoyable films that we can watch today. Scroll down to find the top 10 best Cameron Diaz movies of all time.

The Holiday

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The Holiday

Year: 2006

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Director: Nancy Meyers

Writer: Nancy Meyers

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Runtime: 2hrs. 16mins

Where to watch: Netflix

The film Launched in the US on December 8, receiving mixed-to-positive reviews from critics. The audience was happy with the ensemble cast’s performance but skeptical about the film’s plot, claiming it was predictable. Cameron Diaz was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Hissy Fit.

The Holiday is a story of Two women, Iris(Kate Winslet) and Amanda(Diaz), who swap homes during Christmas. But the twist is that they both fall in love with a local guy during their time in each other’s homes in different countries.

Bad Teacher

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Bad Teacher

Year: 2011

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Director: Jake Kasdan

Writer: Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg

IMDb Rating: 5.6

Runtime: 1hr. 32mins

Where to watch: Netflix, HBO Max

It is an American comedy grossing over $216.2 million compared to its $20 million budget. Critics gave the movie mixed reviews, praising Diaz’s performance. However, she managed to achieve a 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Comedy.

Bad teachers’ story revolves around a lazy middle school teacher (Diaz) who hates her job along with her colleagues. She planned to quit her job and marry her rich fiance, but he dumped her after knowing her true nature. So now she has to return to school to continue her job.

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

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The Sweetest Thing

Year: 2002

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Director: Roger Kumble

Writer: Nancy M. Pimental

IMDb Rating: 5.1

Runtime: 1hr. 24mins

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Netflix

It’s an American comedy written by Nancy Pimental, who created characters based on herself and her friend Kate Walsh. The film received mixed reviews making only $68.7 million on a $43 million budget. Cameron Diaz was nominated for the Teen Choice Award in the category of Film – Choice Actress, Comedy, and Film-Choice Hissy Fit.

Its story focuses on Christina Walters (Diaz), who decided to avoid men but fell for someone when hanging with friends – Courtney and Jane. However, when her Mr. Right leaves the town, she too leaves along with her friend Courtney.

Any Given Sunday (1999)

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Any Given Sunday

Year: 1999

Genre: Sport, Drama

Director: Oliver Stone

Writer: Daniel Pyne, John Logan, Oliver Stone

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Runtime: 2hrs. 42mins

Where to watch: Netflix


Any Given Sunday is an American film partly modeled on the 1984 novel with the same title. The film was successful and earned $100.2 million on a $55 million budget. In addition, Cameron Diaz acquired two awards for her great performance in the film – ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film and Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress – Drama.

It’s about a football team, Miami Sharks, coached by Tony (an old coach), who was on the top for four Years. Now his team is struggling with continuous losses because of their aging heroes, especially their 39-Year-old quarterback, Jack Rooney. However, the young president and co-owner(Diaz) of Shark is challenging Tony’s ways of doing things.

Charlie's Angels (2000)

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Charlie’s Angels

Year: 2000

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director: McG

Writer: Ryan Rowe, Ed Solomon, John August

IMDb Rating: 5.6

Runtime: 1hr. 38mins

Where to watch: Prime Video

It is the first part of the Charlie’s Angels franchise, a continuation of Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts’ television series by the same title. Critics gave the movie a mixed bag of reviews, praising Diaz, Barrymore, Liu, and Murray’s performances. They were happy about the action sequences and the humor but criticized its plot.

It’s the story of three women, Alex, Dylan, and Natalie(Diaz), the private elite investigators with a mysterious boss. They are tasked with recovering stolen voice-ID software.

In Her Shoes

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In Her Shoes

Year: 2005

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Curtis Hanson

Writer: Jennifer Weiner, Susannah Grant

IMDb Rating: 6.5

Runtime: 2hrs 10mins

Where to watch: Prime Video

It’s a comedy-drama based on the same-titled novel by Jennifer Weiner. Critics gave mostly positive reviews to the film praising the ensemble cast performance. In addition, Cameron Diaz was nominated for the Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actress.

Maggie(Cameron), the party’s life, and her strait-laced sister Rose had a clash due to Maggie’s Boyfriend. But the arrival of an estranged grandmother warmed the chilly environment.

The Mask

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The Mask

Year: 1994

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

Director: Chuck Russell

Writer: Michael Fallon, Mark Verheiden, Mike Werb

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Runtime: 1hr. 41mins

Where to watch: HBO Max

The Mask is the first installment in the Mask film franchise, partially based on the comics published by Dark Horse Comics. Upon its release, the film became a critical and commercial success grossing over $351 million against an $18-23 million budget. The movie impacted the revival of 1990s swing music. The film developed Diaz as a leading lady and Carry as the key performer of the 1990s.

Its story revolves around a bank clerk, Stanley, who finds a mysterious mask containing the powers of the Norse God Loki. When wearing a mask, he becomes a completely different person and catches the eye of a nightclub singer Tina (Diaz). While under the influence of Mask, he robs a bank that pissed the city’s crime lord.

Gangs Of New York

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Gangs Of New York

Year: 2002

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan

IMDb Rating: 7.5

Runtime: 2hrs. 47mins

Where to watch: Amazon Video

It’s a historical drama modeled on the 1927 book “The Gangs of New York” by Herbert Asbury. The film was a success, generally receiving positive reviews from critics.

Its story follows a young Irish immigrant, Amsterdam(Leonardo), who is released from prison. He is set to avenge the father’s killer, William(Daniel-Day Lewis), an anti-immigrant gang leader. While you will see Diaz in a supporting role in the movie.

Vanilla Sky (2001)

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Vanilla Sky

Year: 2001

Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

Director: Cameron Crowe

Writer: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil, Cameron Crowe

IMDb Rating: 6.9

Runtime: 2hrs. 16mins

Where to watch: Amazon Video

It’s a psychological thriller and an English-language adaptation of the 1997 Spanish film Open Your Eyes by Alejandro Amenábar. In the movie, Cameron Diaz will be seen as a supporting actress. The latter managed to acquire two Awards – BSFC Award and CFCA Award for Best Supporting Actress.

The main protagonist of Vanilla Sky is David Ames(Cruise), a rich socialite who inherited a huge publishing company. Aames, a free-spirited womanizer, meets Sofia Serrano (Cruz), and the two fall in love over the course of one night.

There's Something About Mary

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There’s Something About Mary

Year: 1998

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

Writer: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Peter Farrelly

IMDb Rating: 7.1

Runtime: 1hr. 59mins

Where to watch: Prime Video

There’s Something About Mary was a box office hit, earning $369 million globally compared to its $23 million budget. It became the fourth highest-grossing film and was listed 27th in American Film Institute’s 100 Years, 100 Laughs: America’s Funniest Movies. People gave positive reviews to the movie praising the humor and Diaz’s performance. She even won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress.

A man named Ted(Ben Stiller) gets the opportunity to meet again with his dream girl Mary (Cameron Diaz). However, he now doesn’t want to miss the chance as their prom date never happened because Ted had an unexpected accident.


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My Best Friend’s Wedding

Year: 1997

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: P.J. Hogan

Writer: Ron Bass

IMDb Rating: 6.3

Runtime: 1hr. 45mins

Where to watch: Amazon Video

My Best Friend’s Wedding was well received by critics claiming it a refreshing entertainment comedy. The film was a blockbuster hit. At the same time, Cameron Diaz won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress – Comedy.

Its story follows two best friends, Julianne and Michael, who made a pact to marry if they were single at age 28. But before Julianne turns 28, Michael announces that he will marry a charming young woman Kimberly(Diaz).



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