Hailing from Hollywood royalty, Drew Barrymore has been working in Hollywood longer than most actors today with an impactful career as a versatile blockbuster star. Characteristically stylish and unique, Barrymore set the stage for decades of adorably quirky stars to come. Here are her best movies that you can stream now.
Barrymore, Whoopi Goldberg, and Mary-Louise Parker play three women who help each other escape bad situations, in the poignant female buddy comedy vein of Thelma & Louise and Fried Green Tomatoes. (Amazon Prime)
Set in Renaissance-era France, Ever After removes the supernatural elements of Cinderella in favor of a post-feminist reading of the classic fairytale, while Barrymore in the central role. (Hulu)
The forbearer of Wedding Crashers is one of Adam Sandler’s best comedies, in which he plays a struggling entertainer whose fiancé leaves him at the altar, before meeting the soon-to-be married Barrymore. You know the rest. (Netflix)
One of Barrymore’s most iconic roles has a little bit of everything: “Josie Grossie,” an inappropriate teacher-student relationship, Jessica Alba as a mean girl, and lots and lots of feathers. (Disney+)
Barrymore finds chemistry with rom-com king Hugh Grant in this charming film about a washed up pop star and his plant lady who find joy and success in their unexpected partnership. (Amazon)