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The Best Dax Shepard Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 484 votes 180 voters 15.1k views

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Employee of the Month and Idiocracy.

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

Judd Apatow and Steven Brill are among those who have directed Dax Shepard at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Burt Reynolds, Seth Green, Matthew Lillard

Released: 2004

Directed by: Steven Brill

Without a Paddle is a 2004 comedy film about three reunited childhood friends going on a trip up a remote river in order to search for the loot of a long-lost airplane hijacker. The film stars ...more

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Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth

Released: 2012

Directed by: Dax Shepard, David Palmer

Outrun is a 2012 action romantic comedy film written by Sam Shepard and directed by David Palmer and Dax Shepard.
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Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface

Released: 2006

Directed by: Mike Judge

Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews. The film tells the story of two ...more

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Will Arnett, Michael Shannon, Bob Odenkirk

Released: 2006

Directed by: Bob Odenkirk

Let's Go to Prison is an American comedy that was released in theatres November 17, 2006, starring Dax Shepard, Will Arnett and Chi McBride, and directed by Bob Odenkirk. The movie was loosely ...more

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Jessica Simpson, Andy Dick, Dane Cook

Released: 2006

Directed by: Greg Coolidge

Employee of the Month is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Greg Coolidge, written by Don Calame, Chris Conroy, and Coolidge, and starring Dane Cook, Jessica Simpson and Dax Shepard. The ...more

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Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

Released: 2007

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more

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Directed by: Dax Shepard

CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the 1970s television series of the same name. Two middle-aged LA motorcycle cops, Officer Jon Baker ...more

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin

Released: 2008

Directed by: Michael McCullers

Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael McCullers and starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, Dax Shepard ...more

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Kristen Bell, Shaquille O'Neal, Danny DeVito

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

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Kristen Stewart, Josh Hutchersonm, Tim Robbins

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

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Dax Shepard, Bellamy Young, Katie Aselton

Released: 2010

Directed by: Katie Aselton

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John Travolta, Robin Williams, Ann-Margret

Released: 2009

Directed by: Walt Becker

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Robert Downey Jr., Leighton Meester, Robert Duvall

Released: 2014

Directed by: David Dobkin

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Get 'Em Wet Dax Shepard

Released: 2008

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Bradley Cooper, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Green

Released: 2010

Directed by: Dax Shepard, David Palmer

Brother's Justice is a 2011 comedy film written by Dax Shepard and directed by Dax Shepard and David Palmer.
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Reunited Dax Shepard, Nate Tuck

Released: 2010

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Liv Tyler, Diane Keaton, Dax Shepard

Released: 2008

Directed by: Vince Di Meglio

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Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne

Released: 2014

Directed by: Shawn Levy

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Angelina Jolie, Ben Stiller, Kelly Hu

Released: 2008

Directed by: Brad Martin

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