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The Best Lena Dunham Movies  

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List of the best Lena Dunham movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lena Dunham'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 Lena Dunham movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Lena Dunham movies will be at the top of the list. Lena Dunham has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Lena Dunham movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Lena Dunham films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items on this list include Creative Nonfiction and Tiny Furniture.

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

Movie fans who love Lena Dunham have also been known to enjoy films starring January Jones and Sarah Carter.

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Tiny Furniture is a 2010 American independent comedy-drama written by, directed by, and starring Lena Dunham. It premiered at South by Southwest, where it won Best Narrative Feature, screened at such festivals as Maryland Film Festival, and was released theatrically in the United States on November 12, 2010. Dunham’s own mother, the artist Laurie Simmons, plays Aura’s mother, while her real sister, Grace, plays Aura’s on-screen sibling. The actors Jemima Kirke and Alex Karpovsky would also appear in Dunham's television series Girls. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Lena Dunham, Jemima Kirke, Amy Seimetz, Merritt Wever, Alex Karpovsky, + more

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lena Dunham

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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. Filming was conducted in mid-2011, and the film was released in North America on December 21, 2012. The film follows the lives of middle-aged married couple Pete and Debbie as they each turn 40, with their jobs and daughters adding stress to their relationship. This Is 40 received mixed reviews from critics, who praised its cast, acting and the film's comedic moments and perceptive scenes, but criticized the film's overlong running time and occasional aimlessness. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd, Lena Dunham, John Lithgow, + more

Released: 2012

Directed by: Judd Apatow

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Girls is an American television series that premiered on HBO on April 15, 2012. Created by and starring Lena Dunham, Girls is a comedy-drama following a close group of twenty-somethings living in New York City. The show's premise and major aspects of the main character were inspired by some of 28-year-old Dunham's real-life experiences. On January 5, 2015, HBO renewed Girls for a fifth season. ...more on Wikipedia

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Gabi on the Roof in July is a 2010 comedy film directed by Lawrence Michael Levine. "Sam, an ambitious painter on the verge of a big break, struggles in the post-collegiate world of finding a job and paying rent. When younger sister Gabi, a self-righteous undergrad fueled by a liberal arts education, comes to stay for the summer, he grows increasingly annoyed with her misguided attempts at creating "post fluxus feminist art." As the summer draws to a close the pretense of the hipster art world is dropped as the complexity of the characters, emotions and relationships is revealed." Quoting the description from the 2011 San Francisco Independent Film Festival site. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Lena Dunham, Amy Seimetz, Louis Cancelmi, Sophia Takal, Kate Lyn Sheil, + more

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lawrence Michael Levine

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