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Best Gillian Jacobs Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 50 votes 11 voters 21 items

List of the best Gillian Jacobs movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Gillian Jacobs started her acting career appearing in TV series like Community and Love, but he quickly became a good bet at the box office. Gillian Jacobs'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 Gillian Jacobs movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Gillian Jacobs movies will be at the top of the list. Gillian Jacobs has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Gillian Jacobs movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Gillian Jacobs films to end the squabble once and for all.

This is a list that features films like Don't Think Twice and Choke.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Gillian Jacobs movies?" and "What are the greatest Gillian Jacobs roles of all time?"

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

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Mike Birbiglia, Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2016

Directed by: Mike Birbiglia

Don't Think Twice is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Birbiglia. When a member (Keegan-Michael Key) of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the ...more
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Michelle Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2008

Directed by: Damian Harris

"Gardens of the Night" is a harrowing story of survival on the mean streets of San Diego, starring Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich and Tom Arnold. Abducted by two men and forced into ...more
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Anjelica Huston, Sam Rockwell, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2008

Directed by: Clark Gregg

Choke is a 2008 black comedy film written and directed by Clark Gregg. The film stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. Production took place in New Jersey in 2007. It premiered at the 2008 ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Gillian Jacobs, James Marsden

Released: 2009

Directed by: Richard Kelly

The Box is a 2009 American psychological thriller film based on the 1970 short story "Button, Button" by Richard Matheson, which was previously adapted into an episode of the 1980s ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Brian Koppelman, David Levien

Solitary Man is a 2009 drama film written by Brian Koppelman, directed by David Levien and Brian Koppelman.

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Kevin Hart, Gillian Jacobs, Ed Asner

Released: 2011

Directed by: Brian Jett

Let Go is a 2011 comedy film written and directed by Brian Jett.
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Watching TV with the Red Chinese Gillian Jacobs, Constance Wu, Ryan O'Nan

Released: 2012

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

Watching TV with the Red Chinese is an independent drama film about a group of Chinese exchange students who arrive in New York in 1980, eager for what America has to offer. They make friends ...more
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Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, Steve Carell

Released: 2013

Directed by: Don Scardino

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Don Scardino and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Chad Kultgen & Tyler ...more

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Revenge for Jolly! Kristen Wiig, Elijah Wood, Ryan Phillippe

Released: 2012

Directed by: Chadd Harbold

Revenge for Jolly! is a 2012 comedy drama film written by Brian Petsos and directed by Chadd Harbold.
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Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs, Craig Robinson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Steve Pink

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 is a 2015 American science fiction comedy film directed by Steve Pink and written by Josh Heald. The film stars Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott, Chevy ...more
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Made in Cleveland Gillian Jacobs, Busy Philipps

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jamie Babbit, Tony Hartman, Sage O'Bryant, Robert Banks, Eric Swinderman, + more

Made in Cleveland is a 2013 anthology film consisting of 11 short films featuring the work of seven different directors and five screenwriters. The short films all relate in some way to the ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Gillian Jacobs, James Marsden

Released: 2014

Directed by: Steven Brill

Walk of Shame is an American comedy film written and directed by Steven Brill. The film was released in the United States on May 2, 2014, by Focus World. The film stars Elizabeth Banks, James ...more
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The Big Ask Gillian Jacobs, Ned Beatty, Melanie Lynskey

Released: 2013

Directed by: Rebecca Fishman

The Big Ask is a 2013 drama comedy film written by Thomas Beatty and directed by Thomas Beatty and Rebecca Fishman.
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Kevin Costner, Gillian Jacobs, Octavia Spencer

Released: 2014

Directed by: Mike Binder

Black and White is an upcoming American drama film directed and written by Mike Binder. The film stars Kevin Costner, Gillian Jacobs, Jennifer Ehle, Octavia Spencer and Bill Burr.
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Emily Osment, Gillian Jacobs, Adam Goldberg

Released: 2015

Directed by: Adam Goldberg

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Dean Demetri Martin, Kevin Kline, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2016

Directed by: Demetri Martin

Dean is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by Demetri Martin. A NY illustrator (Demetri Martin) falls hard for an LA woman (Gillian Jacobs), while trying to prevent his father from ...more
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Ibiza Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, Phoebe Robinson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Alex Richanbach

Ibiza is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Alex Richanbach. A young American woman (Gillian Jacobs) and her two best friends seek out a hot DJ (Richard Madden) in Spain.
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Brother Nature Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2016

Directed by: Osmany Rodriguez, Matt Villines

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Visions Isla Fisher, Anson Mount, Gillian Jacobs

Released: 2016

Directed by: Kevin Greutert

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The Lookalike Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Jillian Estell

Released: 2014

Directed by: Mike Binder

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Bad Milo! Ken Marino, Peter Stormare, Gillian Jacobs

Released: Jacob Vaughan

Directed by: 2013