Films The Best Judd Apatow Movies  

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List Rules Any movie that Judd Apatow wrote, directed, or produced

List of the best Judd Apatow movies, ranked by fans and casual critics like you. This list includes all films direct, written, or produced by Judd Apatow, from those box office smash hits that are marketed on his name alone to those collaborations you didn't even know he was part of. You knew he was involved in Knocked Up, but did you know Judd Apatow wrote The Cable Guy? Vote up your favorite Apatow movies to move them to the top of the list, and vote down the ones you think were among his worst efforts.

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Superbad Producer Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the ...more

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Director, Screenwriter, Producer The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally have sex. It was co-written by its ...more

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Producer Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall Producer Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand. The film, which was ...more

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Knocked Up Director, Screenwriter, Producer 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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Step Brothers Producer 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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Pineapple Express Producer Pineapple Express is a 2008 American stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon Green, written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and starring Rogen and James Franco. Producer Judd Apatow, ...more

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Producer Ricky Bobby (WILL FERRELL) has always dreamed of driving fast -- real fast -- like his father, Reese Bobby (GARY COLE), who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky’s mother, ...more

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Get Him to the Greek Producer Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The film was released on June 4, 2010. Get ...more

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This Is 40 Director This Is 40 is a 2012 American spin-off comedy film written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow. It is a stand-alone sequel to the 2007 film Knocked Up and stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. ...more

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The Cable Guy Screenwriter, Producer The Cable Guy is a 1996 American thriller dark comedy film directed by Ben Stiller, who also co-stars in the film, and starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. The film was released in the ...more

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Screenwriter, Producer Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Singer Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

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carlybobarly added Trainwreck Director, Producer Trainwreck is a 2015 American romantic comedy film directed by Judd Apatow. A hard-drinking, free-spirited young magazine writer (Amy Schumer) has her first serious relationship with a prominent ...more

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Heavy Weights Screenwriter, Producer Heavyweights is a 1995 comedy film directed by Steven Brill and co-written by Brill with Judd Apatow. Heavyweights is about a fat camp for kids that is taken over by a fitness guru named Tony

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Fun with Dick and Jane Screenwriter Fun with Dick and Jane is a 2005 remake of the 1977 American comedy film of the same name, directed by Dean Parisot and written by Judd Apatow and Nicholas Stoller. It stars Jim Carrey and ...more

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Judd Apatow Movies
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Producer Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. As with the original film, it is directed by Adam McKay, ...more

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Wanderlust Producer Wanderlust is a 2012 American comedy film directed by David Wain, starring Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, as a married couple who try to escape modern society by finding themselves on a commune ...more

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You Don't Mess with the Zohan Screenwriter You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 American slapstick comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. You Don't Mess with the Zohan has ...more

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Funny People Screenwriter, Producer, Director Funny People is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann. The film was released on July 31, 2009 in ...more

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Kicking & Screaming Producer Kicking & Screaming is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Jesse Dylan starring Will Ferrell and Robert Duvall. It focuses on the exploits of a boys' soccer team and their new coach.

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The Five-Year Engagement is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Judd Apatow Movies
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Engagement Producer The Five-Year Engagement is a 2012 romantic comedy film co-written, directed, and produced by Nicholas Stoller. Produced with Judd Apatow and Rodney Rothman, it is co-written by Jason Segel, who ...more

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Year One Producer Year One is a 2009 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, and produced by Judd Apatow. The film stars Jack Black and Michael Cera, and features Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Hank Azaria. The film ...more

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Drillbit Taylor Producer Drillbit Taylor is a 2008 comedy film starring Owen Wilson as the eponymous character and based on an original idea by John Hughes. It was directed by Steven Brill and the screenplay was written ...more

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Celtic Pride Screenwriter, Producer Celtic Pride is a 1996 American comedy written by Judd Apatow and Colin Quinn, and directed by Tom DeCerchio. It stars Daniel Stern and Dan Aykroyd as Mike O'Hara and Jimmy Flaherty, two ...more

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carlybobarly added Begin Again Producer Begin Again is a 2013 American musical comedy-drama film written and directed by John Carney and starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. Knightley plays a singer-songwriter who is discovered ...more

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The TV Set Producer The TV Set is a 2006 comedy-drama film about an idealistic writer attempting to bring his vision for a TV show to fruition on the small screen.

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Crossing the Bridge Producer Crossing the Bridge is a 1992 American drama film starring Josh Charles, Stephen Baldwin and Jason Gedrick. Characters Mort Golden, Tim Reese and Danny Morgan are friends who embark on a ...more