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The Best David Schwimmer Movies

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Flight of the Intruder and Merry Madagascar.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best David Schwimmer movies?" and "What are the greatest David Schwimmer roles of all time?"
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  • Madagascar1
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    Madagascar

    Chris Rock, Ben Stiller

    Released2005

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath

    Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation,... more on Wikipedia
  • Six Days Seven Nights2
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    Six Days Seven Nights

    Harrison Ford, Anne Heche

    Released1998

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Six Days Seven Nights is a 1998 adventure-comedy film, directed by Ivan Reitman and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa3
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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    Alec Baldwin, Fergie

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan... more on Wikipedia

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  • Nothing but the Truth4
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    Nothing but the Truth

    Kate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett

    Released2008

    Directed byRod Lurie

    Nothing but the Truth is a 2008 American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie.... more on Wikipedia
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted5
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    Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

    Jessica Chastain, Chris Rock

    Released2012

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon

    Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wolf6
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    Wolf

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1994

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Wolf is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim... more on Wikipedia
  • Big Nothing7
    18
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    Big Nothing

    Alice Eve, David Schwimmer

    Released2006

    Directed byJean-Baptiste Andrea

    Big Nothing is a 2006 British crime black comedy film directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea... more on Wikipedia
  • Uprising8
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    Uprising

    Jon Voight, Hank Azaria

    Released2001

    Directed byJon Avnet

    Uprising is a 2001 war/drama television movie about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The film was... more on Wikipedia
  • Twenty Bucks9
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    Twenty Bucks

    Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi

    Released1993

    Directed byKeva Rosenfeld

    Twenty Bucks is a 1993 film that follows the travels of a $20 bill from its delivery via... more on Wikipedia
  • Crossing the Bridge10
    14
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    Crossing the Bridge

    David Schwimmer, Stephen Baldwin

    Released1992

    Directed byMike Binder

    Crossing the Bridge is a 1992 American drama film starring Josh Charles, Stephen Baldwin and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • It's the Rage11
    14
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    It's the Rage

    Anna Paquin, January Jones

    Released2000

    Directed byJames D. Stern

    It's the Rage is a 1999 film version of Keith Reddin's play "The Alarmist" about three... more on Wikipedia
  • Biloxi Blues12
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    Biloxi Blues

    Christopher Walken, Matthew Broderick

    Released1988

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Biloxi Blues is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, written by Neil Simon,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Merry Madagascar13
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    Merry Madagascar

    Nina Dobrev, Chris Rock

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Soren

    Merry Madagascar is a Christmas special first broadcast on the NBC network on November 17,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Picking Up the Pieces14
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    Picking Up the Pieces

    Sharon Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2000

    Directed byAlfonso Arau

    Picking Up the Pieces is a 2000 black comedy film directed by Alfonso Arau and starring Woody... more on Wikipedia
  • The Waiter15
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    The Waiter

    David Schwimmer, Esai Morales

    Released1993

    Directed byDoug Ellin

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  • Breast Men16
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    Breast Men

    David Schwimmer, Emily Procter

    Released1997

    Directed byLawrence O'Neil

    Breast Men is a 1997 American, semibiographical, dark comedy film; it was written by John... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Hotel17
    2
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    Hotel

    Salma Hayek, Lucy Liu

    Released2001

    Directed byMike Figgis

    Hotel is a 2001 experimental thriller film directed by Mike Figgis.
  • Apt Pupil18
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    Apt Pupil

    Ian McKellen, David Schwimmer

    Released1998

    Directed byBryan Singer

    Apt Pupil is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen... more on Wikipedia
  • Since You've Been Gone19
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    Since You've Been Gone

    Teri Hatcher, Marisa Tomei

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid Schwimmer

    Since You've Been Gone is a 1998 U.S. made-for-TV movie directed by David Schwimmer about a... more on Wikipedia
  • Kissing a Fool20
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    Kissing a Fool

    David Schwimmer, Judy Greer

    Released1998

    Directed byDoug Ellin

    Kissing A Fool is a 1998 American romantic comedy film directed by Doug Ellin. It primarily... more on Wikipedia
  • The Thin Pink Line21
    2
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    The Thin Pink Line

    Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Irpino, Joe Dietl

    The Thin Pink Line is a 1998 film directed by Joe Dietl and Michael Irpino. The title is a... more on Wikipedia
  • Love & Sex22
    8
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    Love & Sex

    Famke Janssen, David Schwimmer

    Released2000

    Directed byValerie Breiman

    Kate (Famke Janssen) has a problem with relationships, or at least the last 12 of them she has... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Pallbearer23
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    The Pallbearer

    Gwyneth Paltrow, David Schwimmer

    Released1996

    Directed byMatt Reeves

    The Pallbearer is a 1996 American romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Matt Reeves... more on Wikipedia
  • Flight of the Intruder24
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    Flight of the Intruder

    Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Milius

    Flight of the Intruder is a 1991 film directed by John Milius, based on the novel of the same... more on Wikipedia

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  • Duane Hopwood25
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    Duane Hopwood

    David Schwimmer, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2005

    Directed byMatt Mulhern

    Duane Hopwood is a 2005 film featured in the Sundance Film Festival starring David Schwimmer... more on Wikipedia