Check Out the Best 25 Keke Palmer Movies and TV Shows, Ranked

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Keke Palmer, the actress, singer, and television host, made her acting debut in Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004). She has gained recognition for her versatile performances in comedic and dramatic productions, where she has portrayed leading and character roles. Palmer was honored with multiple accolades, which include a Primetime Emmy Award, five NAACP Image Awards, nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2019, Time magazine recognized her as one of the most influential people in the world. She has a huge fan following. To make it easier for them, we have curated a list of the best Keke Palmer movies and TV shows ranked per their IMDb ratings.  

Top 10 Keke Palmer Movies and TV Shows According to IMDb Rating

Family Guy 

IMDb Rating: 8.2

Keke Palmer lent her voice to the character of Pam in the eighteenth episode of the twelfth season of the animated sitcom Family Guy. The episode aired on April 27, 2014, and it garnered a viewership of 4.02 million in the United States, making it the most-watched show on Animation Domination that night, beating American Dad!, Bob’s Burgers, and The Simpsons. The script was written by Kevin Biggins and Travis Bowe, with Brian Iles at the directing helm. The episode was titled “Baby Got Black.”

Voice Cast:

  • Keke Palmer
Director Brian Iles
Release Date January 31, 1999
Running Time 20–27 minutes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

IMDb Rating: 8.1

The actress appeared in one episode of Season 7 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, essaying the character of Tasha Wright. It was the tenth episode, titled Storm. It garnered a U.S. viewership of 17.54 million, the highest of that season.


  • Keke Palmer
  • Nickayla Tucker
  • Matthew Settle
  • Russell Hornsby
Created by Dick Wolf
Release Date September 20, 1999
Running Time 40–44 minutes


IMDb Rating: 8.1

Keke Palmer appeared in the fourth episode of the fifth and final season of the comedy-drama television series Insecure. Titled “Pressure, Okay?!”, it was directed by Ava Berkofsky and written by Jason Lew. The show premiered on November 7, 2021, attracting 0.249 million viewers in the United States. The actress essayed the role of Kira.


  • Keke Palmer
  • Christina Elmore
Director Ava Berkofsky
Release Date October 9, 2016
Running Time 27–41 minutes


IMDb Rating: 7.9

The multi-talented artist Palmer had a guest appearance in a single episode of the medical drama ER. In this episode, Palmer portrayed the character Janell Parkerson. It was the twenty-second episode of Season 11 and the 245th episode overall. It clocked a U.S. viewership of 18.76 million. David Zabel is its writer.


  • Keke Palmer
  • Noah Wyle
Director John Wells
Release Date September 19, 1994
Running Time 45 minutes

Masters of Sex

IMDb Rating: 7.9

Keke Palmer played the role of Coral, the Master’s nanny, in the second season of Showtime’s drama series Masters of Sex. She appeared in four episodes, titled “Kyrie Eleison” (episode 2), “Dirty Jobs” (episode 4), “Giants” (episode 5), and “Blackbird” (episode 6). The respective viewership numbers for each episode were 0.716 million, 0.706 million, 0.971 million, and 0.793 million U.S. viewers.


  • Keke Palmer
  • Michael Sheen
  • Lizzy Caplan
  • Caitlin FitzGerald
  • Teddy Sears
  • Annaleigh Ashford
Developed by Michelle Ashford
Release Date September 29, 2013
Running Time 55–60 minutes

Big Mouth

IMDb Rating: 7.8

Keke Palmer provided her voice for the character of Rochelle in episodes 6, 7, and 10 of the fifth season of the adult animated coming-of-age sitcom series Big Mouth. Titled “Best Friends Make the Best Lovers,” “I F**king Hate You,” and “Re-New Year’s Eve,” they all premiered on November 5, 2021. Big Mouth is available on Netflix for the U.S. audience.

Voice Cast:

  • Keke Palmer
  • Nick Kroll
  • Brandon Kyle
  • John Mulaney
  • Jessi Klein
Created by Andrew Goldberg, Nick Kroll, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett
Release Date September 29, 2017
Running Time 25–46 minutes

Robot Chicken

IMDb Rating: 7.7

The tenth season of the stop-motion television series Robot Chicken debuted in the United States on September 30, 2019. It aired on Cartoon Network’s late-night programming block, Adult Swim, and consisted of 20 episodes. Keke Palmer appeared in the tenth episode of the tenth season, “Musya Shakhtyorov in Honeyboogers.” Mike Fasolo, Nick Cron-DeVico, Sasha Feiler, Jared Gruszecki, Seth Green, Breckin Meyer, Michael McMillian, Matthew Senreich, and Tom Sheppard were at the helm of its writing. A total of 0.63 million U.S. viewers watched this particular episode.

Voice Cast:

  • Keke Palmer
  • Dee Bradley Baker
  • Nicole Eggert
  • Keith Ferguson
  • Jameela Jamil
  • Chelsea Kane
  • Ross Marquand
  • Michael Rosenbaum
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Alex Winter
Director Tom Sheppard
Release Date February 20, 2005
Running Time 11 minutes

Grey’s Anatomy

IMDb Rating: 7.6

In Season 10 of the widely acclaimed medical series Grey’s Anatomy, in episode number 16, and overall episode 212, “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” Keke Palmer essayed the character of Sheryll Jeffries. Directed by Susan Vaill and written by Jeannine Renshaw, it was watched by 8.09 million U.S. viewers when it first aired. The season averaged 12.12 million viewers and was ranked #15 overall in total viewers, 11 spots higher than the previous season.


  • Keke Palmer
  • Ellen Pompeo
  • Sandra Oh
  • Justin Chambers
  • Chandra Wilson
Director Susan Vaill
Release Date March 27, 2005
Running Time 43–53 minutes

Cold Case

IMDb Rating: 7.6

The actress made a guest appearance in a single episode of Season 1 of the police procedural crime drama Cold Case. She portrayed the character of Arlene, who lived in the year 1939. It was the thirteenth episode, titled “The Letter.” It achieved a viewership of 15.75 million in the United States, making it the fourth highest of that season. In this episode, after a young woman reveals new information about her grandmother’s death, Lilly and the squad investigate the 1939 rape and murder of 25-year-old black woman Sadie Douglas. The team finds racial tensions and a secret relationship that may help identify the killer. Veena Cabreros Sud was its writer.


  • Keke Palmer
  • Kathryn Morris
  • Justin Chambers
  • Danny Pino
  • John Finn
  • Jeremy Ratchford
  • Thom Barry
Director Tim Hunter
Release Date September 28, 2003
Running Time 42–45 minutes

Degrassi: The Next Generation

IMDb Rating: 7.6

In the initial two episodes of Degrassi: The Next Generation/ Degrassi season 11, “Boom Boom Pow,” Keke Palmer appeared as a guest star. In this episode, it’s spring break, and Drew ignores his mother’s advice and keeps seeing Bianca. However, things take a dramatic turn when they find themselves in a troublesome situation during a concert, leading to life-altering consequences. In the meantime, Fiona decides to enroll in an art class taught by Holly J. During this class, she has the opportunity to meet an attractive model. Sav is feeling heartbroken when he unexpectedly encounters Keke Palmer. The episodes were aired in the U.S. as a one-hour special titled “Spring Fever.” It was filmed at the end of season 10 in 2010.  


  • Keke Palmer
  • Alicia Josipovic
  • Jahmil French
  • Raymond Ablack
  • Annie Clark
  • Charlotte Arnold
Created by Yan Moore and Linda Schuyler
Release Date October 14, 2001
Running Time approx. 22 minutes

15 Other Popular Keke Palmer Movies and TV Shows According to IMDb Rating

Title IMDb Rating
Berlin Station 7.6
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story 7.5
Second Time Around 7.5
Akeelah and the Bee 7.4
The Afterparty 7.3
Grease Live! 7.3
Scream Queens 7.1
Human Resources 7.1
The Wool Cap 7.1
Scream: The TV Series 7.0
Nope 6.8
Rags 6.8
Star 6.7
Ice Age: Continental Drift 6.5 6.5
Hustlers 6.3

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