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

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List ranges from For a Good Time, Call . . . to My Life In Ruins and more.

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 Canadian-American romantic comedy film written by and starring Nia Vardalos and directed by Joel Zwick. The film is centered on Fotoula "Toula" Portokalos, a middle class Greek American woman who falls in love with a non-Greek upper middle class "White Anglo-Saxon Protestant" Ian Miller. At the 75th Academy Awards, it was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. A sleeper hit, the film became the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time, and grossed $241.4 million in North America, despite never reaching number one at the box office during its release. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, + more

Initial Release: 2002

Directed by: Joel Zwick

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#36 on The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

#17 on The Greatest Female-Led Comedy Movies

#8 on The Funniest Comedy Movies About Marriage

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Larry Crowne


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Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film was produced and directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. The story was inspired by Hanks' time studying at Chabot College. The film tells the story of Larry Crowne, a middle aged man who unexpectedly loses his job and returns to education. It was released on July 1, 2011 in the United States and Canada. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston, Taraji P. Henson, Pam Grier, + more

Initial Release: 2011

Directed by: Tom Hanks

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#38 on The Best Movies About Older Couples, Ranked

#45 on The Best Movies Released July 4th Weekend

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For a Good Time, Call... is a 2012 film written by Lauren Miller and Katie Anne Naylon and directed by Jamie Travis. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Seth Rogen, Kevin Smith, Mimi Rogers, Justin Long, Nia Vardalos, + more

Initial Release: 2012

Directed by: Jamie Travis

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My Life in Ruins


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My Life in Ruins is a 2009 romantic comedy film set amongst the ruins of ancient Greece, starring Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Alexis Georgoulis, Rachel Dratch, Harland Williams and British comedy actor and impressionist Alistair McGowan. The film is about a tour guide whose life takes a personal detour, while her group gets entangled in comic situations among the ruins, with a series of unexpected stops along the way. The film was released on June 5, 2009 in the United States, and May 7, 2009 in Greece. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, Rita Wilson, Rachel Dratch, Nia Vardalos, Harland Williams, + more

Initial Release: 2008

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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