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The Best Brittany Murphy Movies To Stream

From '8 Mile' to 'Girl, Interrupted.'

A new Brittany Murphy doc investigates the confusing and tragically early end to the actor’s life in 2009. Before that, though, Murphy was a celebrated talent with starring roles in films that are now considered classics. From Clueless to Girl, Interrupted, read on for a list of Murphy’s best movie roles to stream.

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Clueless, 1995

Brittany Murphy broke into the mainstream with her role as the adorably naive Tai in Clueless, in which she delivered the devastating diss to Alicia Silvertone’s Cher: “You’re a virgin who can’t drive.” (Hulu)

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Girl, Interrupted, 1999

Murphy holds her own alongside Angelina Jolie and Winona Ryder as Daisy Randone, a sexually abused girl with OCD who hoards chicken carcasses in the psych ward in this 1999 classic. (Hulu)

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Drop Dead Gorgeous, 1999

Murphy co-stars with Denise Richards and Kirsten Dunst in this bitingly dark comedy about late-90s beauty pageant contestants. (Hulu)

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Riding In Cars With Boys, 2001

Murphy and Drew Barrymore star as friends whose lives are impacted by early pregnancies and the different ways they choose to respond to their life circumstances. (Netflix)

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Don’t Say A Word, 2001

Murphy plays a double-crossing psych ward resident in this crime thriller also starring Michael Douglas. (Amazon Prime)

Spun, 2002

This star-packed dark comedy centers on various people involved in a methamphetamine ring, including the out-of-control Murphy as Nikki. (Amazon Prime)

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8 Mile, 2002

Murphy played a version of Eminem’s ex Kim in 8 Mile, the biopic loosely based on his life as an aspiring rapper in Detroit, Michigan. (Hulu)

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Just Married, 2003

Murphy and Ashton Kutcher are ill-matched lovers in this classic early aughts rom-com. (Hulu)

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Uptown Girls, 2003

Murphy plays a young Dakota Fanning’s nanny in this coming-of-age comedy set in New York City, of course. (Amazon Prime)

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Sin City, 2005

Murphy plays an ex-prostitute in this quartet of neo-noir tales about “Basin City,” with a truly early aughts cast including Rosario Dawson, Alexis Bledel, Josh Hartnett, and Elijah Wood. (Netflix)