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The best Simon Pegg movies always charm and tickle the funny bone, no matter how big his role in the movie. If you don’t know who English actor Simon Pegg is, then first of all, shame on you. Secondly, he is best known for co-starring with Nick Frost in side-splittingly funny movies like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, along with blockbusters such as Star Trek and Mission Impossible III. But he’s more than a comedic actor, as he’s acted in a variety of genres throughout his career. If you’re wondering what are the best movies he’s acted in, then check out the list of best Simon Pegg movies below.

See what fans have voted on as their favorite Simon Pegg movies. Join in the discussion by voting for your personal favorites and adding any Simon Pegg movies not mentioned on the list below. If you haven’t heard of any of the movies below, be sure to check out the trailers for a sneak preview. One hidden gem you have to check out is Hector and the Search for Happiness, which is a dramatic comedy that stars Pegg and Rosamund Pike.

So if you’re wondering which are the best Simon Pegg movies, check out the list below to see what others think. Or even better, watch all of them as part of a Simon Pegg marathon. Just be sure to start with Hot Fuzz, as that’s one of the best Simon Pegg movies ever.

Notable directors that have worked with Simon Pegg include names like Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams. If Simon Pegg movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Daniel Craig and Martin Freeman too.

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Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more

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Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The three and the film's producer Nira Park had ...more

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The World's End Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman The World's End is a 2013 science fiction comedy directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike and ...more

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Paul Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction ...more

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Run Fatboy Run Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer Run Fatboy Run is a 2007 British-American comedy film directed by David Schwimmer, written by Michael Ian Black and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg, Dylan Moran, Thandie Newton, Harish Patel, ...more

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Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced by Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. It is the eleventh film based on the ...more

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Star Trek Into Darkness Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action film. It is the twelfth installment in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to 2009's Star Trek. J. J. Abrams directed a ...more

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy film. It is the fourth installment in the Mission: Impossible series, and director Brad Bird's first live-action film. It stars ...more

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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is a 2008 British comedy film based upon Toby Young's 2001 memoir of the same name. The film follows a similar storyline, about his five-year struggle ...more

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Mission: Impossible III Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan Mission: Impossible III is a 2006 American action spy film co-written and directed by J.J. Abrams, his first film as a director, starring Tom Cruise, who also served as a producer, in the role ...more

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A Fantastic Fear of Everything Simon Pegg, Sheridan Smith, Paul Freeman A Fantastic Fear of Everything is a 2012 British horror comedy film starring Simon Pegg, written and directed by Crispian Mills with Chris Hopewell as co-director. It is based on the novella ...more

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film, and the third installment in the Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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Man Up Lake Bell, Simon Pegg, Dean-Charles Chapman

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Jamie Bell The Adventures of Tintin, also known as The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, is a 2011 3D motion capture computer-animated epic adventure film based on The Adventures of Tintin, ...more

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Burke & Hare Isla Fisher, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee Burke & Hare is a 2010 British black comedy film, loosely based on the Burke and Hare murders. Directed by John Landis, the film stars Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis as William Burke and William ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Simon Pegg The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a 2010 fantasy-adventure film based on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series The ...more

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Hector and the Search for Happiness Rosamund Pike, Christopher Plummer, Toni Collette Hector and the Search for Happiness is a 2014 drama film written by Peter Chelsom, François Lelord, Tinker Lindsay and Maria von Heland and directed by Peter Chelsom.

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Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan Grindhouse is a 2007 American horror film double feature co-written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The double feature consists of two feature-length segments, ...more

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Land of the Dead Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg, Simon Baker Land of the Dead is a 2005 post-apocalyptic horror film written and directed by George A. Romero; the fourth of Romero's six Living Dead movies, it is preceded by Night of the Living Dead, Dawn ...more

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Guest House Paradiso Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy, Vincent Cassel Guest House Paradiso is a 1999 British slapstick dark comedy written by and starring comic duo Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, and directed by Edmondson - his directorial debut for a feature ...more

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Big Nothing Alice Eve, David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg Big Nothing is a 2006 British crime black comedy film directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea starring David Schwimmer and Simon Pegg. It was released in December 2006, and had its premiere at Cardiff ...more

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The Parole Officer Lena Headey, Omar Sharif, Simon Pegg The Parole Officer is a 2001 British comedy film, directed by John Duigan. It was the first feature film to star comedian Steve Coogan. The film follows a diverse group of former criminals as ...more

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24 Hour Party People Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis 24 Hour Party People is a 2002 British comedy-drama film about Manchester's popular music community from 1976 to 1992, and specifically about Factory Records. It was written by Frank Cottrell ...more

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Spider-Plant Man Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg, Rachel Stevens Spider-Plant Man is a British parody short film which parodies the Spider-Man 2002 film adaptation, made for the Comic Relief 2005 appeal and aired on BBC One on 11 March 2005. It featured Rowan ...more

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Scrat's Continental Crack-up Simon Pegg, Jason Fricchione

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Diary of the Dead Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, Simon Pegg Diary of the Dead is a 2007 horror film by George A. Romero. Although independently produced, it was distributed theatrically by Dimension Films and was released in cinemas on February 15, 2008 ...more

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The Good Night Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Danny DeVito The Good Night is a 2007 romantic comedy film written and directed by Jake Paltrow. The film stars his sister Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Martin Freeman, Danny DeVito, Simon Pegg and ...more

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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Simon Pegg, Michael Sheen, Peter Kay The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse is a feature film spin-off of the popular British television comedy series The League of Gentlemen. Starring Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece ...more

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Free Jimmy David Tennant, Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg Free Jimmy is a 2008 Norwegian/British computer adult animated comedy film first released in Norwegian in 2006, and later in English in 2008. The film was written and directed by acclaimed ...more

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Tube Tales Rachel Weisz, Simon Pegg, Kelly Macdonald Tube Tales is a collection of nine short films based on the true-life experiences of London Underground passengers as submitted to Time Out magazine. The stories were scripted and filmed ...more

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The Reckoning Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg The Reckoning is a 2003 British-Spanish murder mystery drama film directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Paul Bettany, Willem Dafoe, Tom Hardy, Gina McKee, Brian Cox and Vincent Cassel. It was ...more