7 Best Melissa McCarthy Movies of Her Career

Hailing from the small city of Plainfield, Illinois, Melissa McCarthy began her entertainment career as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles.

In honor of Melissa McCarthy’s fruitful career, let’s take a look back at the 7 best movies that she ever appeared in.

1. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

This film, which is based on a true story, follows Israel’s descent into criminality as she struggles to find ways to support herself financially.

McCarthy’s character Megan is the bride-to-be’s sister-in-law, a raunchy goofball who’s constantly making inappropriate comments.

2. Bridesmaids (2011)

Tammy was actually directed by Ben Falcone, Melissa McCarthy’s husband, who she met while working with The Groundlings.

3. Tammy (2014)

This film stars McCarthy alongside Jason Bateman, who plays an uptight businessman named Sandy Patterson.

4. Identity Thief (2013)

Melissa McCarthy’s performance as Susan Cooper, a CIA office employee who gets called into action when an investigation goes awry, is one for the books.

5. Spy (2015)

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