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The Best Adam Scott Movies  

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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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Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen
Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more
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Brittany Snow, J.K. Simmons, Adam Scott
The Vicious Kind is a 2009 drama film directed and written by Lee Toland Krieger. The screenplay was originally set in a small town in Rhode Island, but the film was shot in Norfolk, CT, which ...more
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Megan Fox, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig
Friends with Kids is a 2011 independent American ensemble romantic comedy that was written, produced, and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt, who is also stars in the film. Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones
Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan
Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film written and directed by Leslye Headland, adapted from her play of the same name. It stars Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher as three ...more
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Jessica Alba, Amy Poehler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
A.C.O.D. is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by Stu Zicherman, based on a script by Zicherman and Ben Karlin, and starring Adam Scott, Amy Poehler, Jessica Alba and Jane Lynch. The ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani
The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more
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Robin Tunney, Steve-O, Adam Scott
"On the morning of his 37th birthday, Michael Brown (Adam Scott) takes a call from his estranged, drug addict brother Tobey (Joel Bissonnette), and immediately regrets picking up the phone. ...more
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Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl
Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more
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Barbra Streisand, Yvonne Strahovski, Seth Rogen
The Guilt Trip is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Anne Fletcher from a screenplay written by Dan Fogelman, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen, who both also served as ...more
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Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes
Monster-in-Law is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan and Wanda Sykes. It marks a return to cinema for Fonda, being her ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, Martin Landau
Lovely, Still is a 2008 film directed by Nik Fackler.
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Amy Adams, John Lithgow, Matthew Goode
"Laura is a single, 25-year-old journalist who lives in a small apartment in Mexico City. After a long series of flings, Laura meets Arturo. The first time they make love, Arturo touches ...more
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Robin Tunney, Adam Scott, William Sadler
See Girl Run is a 2012 romance film written and directed by Nate Meyer.
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Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Amanda Peet
This film is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Carl Franklin and starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman, reunited from the 1997 film Kiss the Girls. The screenplay by Yuri Zeltser and ...more
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Adam Scott, Molly Parker, Lukas Haas
Who Loves the Sun is a 2006 Canadian film directed and written by Matt Bissonnette.
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Kelly Brook, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd
Piranha 3D is a 2010 American 3D horror comedy film and a remake of the 1978 film Piranha. It was directed by Alexandre Aja and has an ensemble cast featuring Steven R. McQueen, Jessica Szohr, ...more
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Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt, Jon Stewart
The Great Buck Howard is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by Sean McGinly that stars Colin Hanks and John Malkovich. Tom Hanks also appears as the father of his real-life son's ...more
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The Lesser Evil Tony Goldwyn, Adam Scott, David Paymer
The Lesser Evil is a 1998 thriller film directed by David Mackay.
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The Killer Next Door Brian Austin Green, Mark Pellegrino, Adam Scott
The Killer Next Door is a 2002 thriller film written by Matt Casado and Clayton Gardner and directed by Christopher Haifley.
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Paul Rudd, Adam Scott, Donal Logue
Paul Miller (Paul Rudd - "Friends", "The Cider House Rules") has struggled as an actor in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business - life. ...more
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Adam Scott, Doug Bradley, Kenneth Tobey
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline is a 1996 American science-fiction horror film and the fourth installment in the Hellraiser series, which serves as both a prequel and a sequel. Directed by Kevin Yagher ...more
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Off the Lip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adam Scott Movies
Off the Lip Adam Scott, Marguerite Moreau, David Rasche
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Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Adam Scott
The Matador is a 2005 American-German-Irish-British dark comedy film written and directed by Richard Shepard and starring Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear. The film grossed a total of $12.6 ...more
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John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, Anjelica Huston
Art School Confidential is a 2006 comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, loosely based on the comic of the same name by Daniel Clowes. The film is Zwigoff's second collaboration with ...more