Cameron Diaz’s good movies, a list refined manually for a fine quality:
Directed by Will Gluck – with Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne.
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. IMDB & related good movies
Sex Tape (2014)
Directed by Jake Kasdan – with Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper.
A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts. IMDB & related good movies
The Other Woman (2014)
Directed by Nick Cassavetes – with Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he’s been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing S.O.B. IMDB & related good movies
The Counsellor (2013)
Directed by Ridley Scott – with Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem.
A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. IMDB & related good movies
Directed by Michael Hoffman – with Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci.
An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen. IMDB & related good movies
What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012)
Directed by Kirk Jones – with Cameron Diaz, Matthew Morrison, J. Todd Smith, Dennis Quaid.
Follows the lives of five interconnected couples as they experience the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and realize that no matter what you plan for, life does not always deliver what is expected. IMDB & related good movies
Bad Teacher (2011)
Directed by Jake Kasdan – with Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch.
A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her. IMDB & related good movies
Knight and Day (2010)
Directed by James Mangold – with Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jordi Mollà.
A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name. IMDB & related good movies
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Directed by Mike Mitchell – with Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas.
Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme. IMDB & related good movies
My Sister’s Keeper (2009)
Directed by Nick Cassavetes – with Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Walter Raney.
Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive. IMDB & related good movies
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Directed by Tom Vaughan – with Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry, Lake Bell.
A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money. IMDB & related good movies
Shrek the Third (2007)
Directed by Chris Miller, Raman Hui – with Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas.
When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d’etat by the jilted Prince Charming. IMDB & related good movies
The Holiday (2006)
Directed by Nancy Meyers – with Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black.
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love. IMDB & related good movies
In Her Shoes (2005)
Directed by Curtis Hanson – with Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Anson Mount.
Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose’s boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed. IMDB & related good movies
Shrek 2 (2004)
Directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon – with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews.
Princess Fiona’s parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres. IMDB & related good movies
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Directed by Roger Kumble – with Cameron Diaz, Thomas Jane, Christina Applegate, Lillian Adams.
A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right. IMDB & related good movies
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Directed by Cameron Crowe – with Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell.
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover. IMDB & related good movies
Directed by Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson – with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow.
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. IMDB & related good movies
Any Given Sunday (1999)
Directed by Oliver Stone – with Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz, James Woods.
A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them. IMDB & related good movies
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Directed by Spike Jonze – with John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich.
A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich. IMDB & related good movies
There’s Something About Mary (1998)
Directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly – with Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans.
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster. IMDB & related good movies
My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
Directed by P.J. Hogan – with Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett.
When a woman’s long-time friend reveals he’s engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding. IMDB & related good movies
The Mask (1994)
Directed by Chuck Russell – with Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene.
Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask. IMDB & related good movies