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List Rules Vote for your favorite movies starring Paul Rudd.

What’s better than a marathon session of the best Paul Rudd movies? Nothing—except for maybe a marathon of the Mac and Me. Okay, maybe not so much of the latter if you want comedy. But which Paul Rudd movies should you put in your marathon? To help you choose, fans have ranked the best movies he’s starred in.

For this list, Paul Rudd doesn’t necessarily have to be the main protagonist, just have starred in the movie with more than a cameo appearance. For example, even though he’s not the hero of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, that’s one of his best movies. After all, who can forget the scene with his odorous scent, Sex Panther. We’ve heard that it smells like Bigfoot’s taint.

Since then, he’s gone to be a leading man with roles in I Love You Man and Ant-Man. The latter movie brought a ton of brevity to the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. In fact, his cameo in Captain America: Civil War was one of the funniest scenes ever. But are those two high-grossing movies really his best work?

So help choose the best Paul Rudd movies by voting for the ones you like the most below. If you don’t see a particular movie starring him listed, be sure to add it so that others can vote on it. And be sure to check out these interesting Paul Rudd facts if you want to find out why he’s associated with that bad ‘80s movie Mac and Me.

Judd Apatow and Baz Luhrmann are among those who have directed Paul Rudd at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Paul Rudd movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ryan Gosling too.

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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I Love You, Man Rashida Jones, Paul Rudd, Jaime Pressly

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Role Models Elizabeth Banks, Louis C.K., Paul Rudd

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Clueless Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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This Is 40 Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd

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This Is the End Emma Watson, James Franco, Channing Tatum

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Our Idiot Brother Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones

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Wanderlust Jennifer Aniston, Malin Åkerman, Paul Rudd

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd

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Romeo + Juliet Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, Brian Dennehy

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Wet Hot American Summer Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler

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The Cider House Rules Charlize Theron, Michael Caine, Paul Rudd

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Night at the Museum Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

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The Object of My Affection Jennifer Aniston, Hayden Panettiere, Sarah Hyland

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Dinner for Schmucks Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis

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Monsters vs. Aliens Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul Rudd Movies
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst

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The Great Gatsby Paul Rudd, Mira Sorvino, Toby Stephens

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Reno 911!: Miami Dwayne Johnson, Danny DeVito, Paul Rudd

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200 Cigarettes Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Ben Affleck

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The Shape of Things Rachel Weisz, Paul Rudd, Gretchen Mol

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How Do You Know Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson, Owen Wilson

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Over Her Dead Body Eva Longoria, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd

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Wanderlust Kat Dennings, Paul Rudd, Karen Black

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The Oh in Ohio Heather Graham, Liza Minnelli, Mischa Barton

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Halloween 6 Paul Rudd, Donald Pleasence, Mitchell Ryan

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Overnight Delivery Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Silverman, Paul Rudd

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Year One Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd

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I Could Never Be Your Woman Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Kristen Wiig, Jack Black, Odette Annable

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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paul Rudd Movies
Captain America: Civil War Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman

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The Newton Boys Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson

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Two Days Paul Rudd, Adam Scott, Donal Logue

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Sausage Party is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paul Rudd Movies

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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell

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Prince Avalanche Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lynn Shelton

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Diggers Paul Rudd, Sarah Paulson, Maura Tierney

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Admission Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Lily Tomlin

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They Came Together is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Paul Rudd Movies
They Came Together Cobie Smulders, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd

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The Baxter Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Williams, Paul Rudd

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The Ex Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Amanda Peet

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The Ten Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Rashida Jones

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P.S. Paul Rudd, Topher Grace, Laura Linney

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Tennis Anyone? Paul Rudd, Jason Isaacs, Danny Trejo

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The Fire Next Time Paul Rudd, Craig T. Nelson, Ashley Jones