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The Best Jane Lynch Movies 

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

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

Items on this list include Tru Loved and Exposed.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jane Lynch movies?" and "What are the greatest Jane Lynch roles of all time?"
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Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey

Released: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Guest

Best in Show is a 2000 American improvisational comedy film written and directed by Christopher Guest. The film follows five entrants in a prestigious dog show and focuses on the slightly ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

Released: 2005

Directed by: Judd Apatow

The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally lose their virginity. It was co-written ...more

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Elizabeth Banks, Louis C.K., Paul Rudd

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Wain

Role Models is a 2008 American comedy film directed by David Wain about two energy drink salesmen who are ordered to perform 150 hours of community service as punishment for various offenses. ...more

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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer

Directed by: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston. Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah ...more

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Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Amy Adams

Released: 2006

Directed by: Adam McKay

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is a 2006 American sports comedy film directed by Adam McKay. Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) stays atop the heap thanks to a pact ...more

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Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey

Released: 2003

Directed by: Christopher Guest

A Mighty Wind is a 2003 American mockumentary comedy-drama film about a folk music reunion concert in which three folk bands reunite for a television performance for the first time in decades. ...more

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Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

Released: 2004

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 1993

Directed by: Andrew Davis

This film is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee ...more

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Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy

Released: 2008

Directed by: Damon Santostefano

Another Cinderella Story is a 2008 teen romantic comedy musical dance film directed by Damon Santostefano and starring Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley and Jane Lynch. The film was released directly to ...more

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Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch

Released: 2009

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

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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Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rich Moore

Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee and directed by Rich Moore.

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Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Shrek Forever After is a 2010 action animated film written by Tim Sullivan and Josh Klausner and directed by Mike Mitchell. Shrek Forever After, formerly known as Shrek Goes Fourth and also ...more

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Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Greg Mottola

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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Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Jane Lynch

Released: 2009

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Julie & Julia is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nora Ephron starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, and Chris Messina. The film contrasts the life of chef ...more

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Sarah Shahi, Sandra Oh, Ricky Gervais

Released: 2006

Directed by: Christopher Guest

For Your Consideration is a 2006 comedy film directed by Christopher Guest. It was co-written by Guest and Eugene Levy, and both also star in the film. The title is a phrase used in trade ...more
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Jane Lynch, George Lopez, Julia Benson

Released: 2009

Directed by: William Dear

Mr. Troop Mom is an American 2009 comedy television film directed by William Dear, written by Thomas Ian Griffith and starring George Lopez, Daniela Bobadilla, April Telek, Julia Anderson, ...more
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Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tim Hill

Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American live-action comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, ...more

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Kristin Chenoweth, Jane Lynch, Stanley Tucci

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kirk DeMicco

Space Chimps is a 2008 American CGI animated adventure sci-fi family comedy film produced by Vanguard Animation, Starz Animation, and 20th Century Fox, and it was released on July 18, 2008. The ...more

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Steve Carell, Summer Glau, Jane Lynch

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joe Nussbaum

Sleepover is a 2004 American teen film directed by Joe Nussbaum and starring Alexa Vega, Mika Boorem, Jane Lynch, Sam Huntington, Sara Paxton, Brie Larson, Steve Carell and Jeff Garlin.

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Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch

Released: 2011

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha

Rio is a 2011 animated adventure comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha and written by Don Rhymer.

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Teri Hatcher, Dolly Parton, James Woods

Released: 1992

Directed by: Barnet Kellman

Straight Talk is an 1992 American comedy-film distributed by Hollywood Pictures, directed by Barnet Kellman and starring Dolly Parton and James Woods. Parton did not receive star-billing in any ...more
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I Do & I Don't Jane Lynch, Colin Mochrie, Bryan Callen

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steve Blair

I Do & I Don't is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Steve Blair.
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Kristen Bell, Jane Lynch, Diora Baird

Released: 2007

Directed by: Theo Avgerinos

Fifty Pills is the debut feature film of director Theo Avgerinos, which premiered at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Sarah Silverman, Annette Bening, John Goodman

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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Jane Lynch, Neil Peart, Adrian Grenier

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ari Gold

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