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The Best Adam Scott Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 922 votes 108 voters 11.0k views43 items

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List of the best Adam Scott movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Adam Scott's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Adam Scott movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Adam Scott movies will be at the top of the list. Adam Scott has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Adam Scott movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Adam Scott films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Adam Scott role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Adam Scott performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has everything from Torque to Monster-in-Law.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Adam Scott movies?" and "What are the greatest Adam Scott roles of all time?"
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  • 1
    The Vicious Kind
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    The Vicious Kind

    Brittany Snow, J.K. Simmons

    Released2008

    Directed byLee Toland Krieger

    The Vicious Kind is a 2009 drama film directed and written by Lee Toland Krieger. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Friends with Kids
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    Friends with Kids

    Megan Fox, Jon Hamm

    Released2011

    Directed byJennifer Westfeldt

    Friends with Kids is a 2011 independent American ensemble romantic comedy that was written,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Passenger Side
    24
    5

    Passenger Side

    Robin Tunney, Steve-O

    Released2009

    Directed byMatthew Bissonnette

    "On the morning of his 37th birthday, Michael Brown (Adam Scott) takes a call from his... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    Step Brothers
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    Step Brothers

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C.... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Our Idiot Brother
    17
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    Our Idiot Brother

    Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2011

    Directed byJesse Peretz

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  • 6
    The Guilt Trip
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    The Guilt Trip

    Barbra Streisand, Yvonne Strahovski

    Released2012

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

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  • 7
    Monster-in-Law
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    Monster-in-Law

    Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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  • 8
    See Girl Run
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    12

    See Girl Run

    Robin Tunney, Adam Scott

    Released2012

    Directed byNate Meyer

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  • 9
    Lovely, Still
    18
    9

    Lovely, Still

    Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn

    Released2009

    Directed byNik Fackler

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  • 10
    Bachelorette
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    5

    Bachelorette

    Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher

    Released2012

    Directed byLeslye Headland

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  • 11
    Who Loves the Sun
    13
    9

    Who Loves the Sun

    Adam Scott, Molly Parker

    Released2006

    Directed byMatthew Bissonnette

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  • 12
    High Crimes
    15
    12

    High Crimes

    Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd

    Released2002

    Directed byCarl Franklin

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  • 13
    The Aviator
    10
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    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2004

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • 14
    A.C.O.D.
    14
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    A.C.O.D.

    Jessica Alba, Amy Poehler

    Released2013

    Directed byStuart Zicherman

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  • 15
    The Great Buck Howard
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    The Great Buck Howard

    Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

    Released2008

    Directed bySean McGinly

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  • 16
    Knocked Up
    11
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    Knocked Up

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes

    Released2007

    Directed byJudd Apatow

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    The Lesser Evil
    11
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    The Lesser Evil

    Tony Goldwyn, Adam Scott

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid MacKay

    The Lesser Evil is a 1998 thriller film directed by David Mackay.
  • 18
    The Killer Next Door
    10
    14

    The Killer Next Door

    Brian Austin Green, Mark Pellegrino

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Haifley

    The Killer Next Door is a 2002 thriller film written by Matt Casado and Clayton Gardner and...Amazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Two Days
    8
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    Two Days

    Paul Rudd, Adam Scott

    Released2003

    Directed bySean McGinly

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  • 20
    First Snow
    2
    6

    First Snow

    Piper Perabo, Guy Pearce

    Released2006

    Directed byMark Fergus

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  • 21
    Off the Lip
    6
    9

    Off the Lip

    Adam Scott, Marguerite Moreau

    Released2004

    Directed byRobert Mickelson

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  • 22
    The Matador
    7
    10

    The Matador

    Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear

    Released2005

    Directed byRichard Shepard

    The Matador is a 2005 American-German-Irish-British dark comedy film written and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    Art School Confidential
    4
    7

    Art School Confidential

    John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

    Released2006

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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  • 24
    Hellraiser: Bloodline
    5
    9

    Hellraiser: Bloodline

    Adam Scott, Doug Bradley

    Released1996

    Directed byJoe Chappelle, Kevin Yagher

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    The Last Days of Frankie the Fly
    0
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    The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

    Kiefer Sutherland, Daryl Hannah

    Released1996

    Directed byPeter Markle

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