The Best Janeane Garofalo Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 596 votes 101 voters 9.4k views 58 items

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

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

This list has everything from Ratatouille to The Minus Man.

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

Janeane Garofalo is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Marc Forster, Richard Kelly and Danny Boyle.

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Uma Thurman, Jamie Foxx, Janeane Garofalo

Released: 1996

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

The Truth About Cats & Dogs is a 1996 American romantic comedy film directed by directed by Michael Lehmann and starring Janeane Garofalo, Uma Thurman, Ben Chaplin and Jamie Foxx. It was ...more

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Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Mira Sorvino

Released: 1997

Directed by: David Mirkin

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion is a 1997 comedy film starring Lisa Kudrow, Mira Sorvino, Janeane Garofalo, Camryn Manheim, and Alan Cumming directed by David Mirkin. The plot revolves ...more

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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Ben Stiller, Tom Waits, Hank Azaria

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kinka Usher

Mystery Men is a 1999 American superhero comedy film directed by Kinka Usher and written by Neil Cuthbert and Bob Burden, loosely based on Burden's Flaming Carrot Comics, and starring Hank ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more

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Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller

Released: 1994

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane ...more

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Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler

Released: 2001

Directed by: David Wain

Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell

Released: 1995

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, ...more

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Janeane Garofalo, Denis Leary, Saffron Burrows

Released: 1997

Directed by: Mark Joffe

The Matchmaker is a 1997 romantic comedy film set in Ireland and starring Janeane Garofalo.
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Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

Released: 1997

Directed by: James Mangold

Cop Land is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by James Mangold, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, and Robert De Niro. The supporting cast features Peter ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Janeane Garofalo

Released: 2000

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Art Vitello

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Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, Willie Nelson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Half Baked is a 1998 American stoner comedy film starring Dave Chappelle, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams and Guillermo Díaz. The film was directed by Tamra Davis, co-written by Chappelle ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Sofía Vergara, Martha Stewart

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka

Released: 1989

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Kiki's Delivery Service is a 1989 Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli. It was written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as an adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same ...more

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Janeane Garofalo, Michael Cera, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Steal This Movie! is a 2000 American biographical film of 1960s radical figure Abbie Hoffman starring Vincent D'Onofrio and Janeane Garofalo, and directed by Robert Greenwald. The screenplay was ...more
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Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ben Stiller

The Cable Guy is a 1996 American thriller dark comedy film directed by Ben Stiller, who also co-stars in the film, and starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. The film was released in the ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson

Released: 2006

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and directed by Richard Kelly. The title refers to the Southland, a name used by locals to refer to Southern ...more

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Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Ben Affleck

Released: 1999

Directed by: Risa Bramon Garcia

200 Cigarettes is a 1999 American ensemble comedy film directed by Risa Bramon Garcia, and written by Shana Larsen. The film is a mosaic following multiple characters in New York City on New ...more

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Sarah Silverman, Annette Bening, John Goodman

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal

Released: 2000

Directed by: Des McAnuff

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Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

Released: 1998

Directed by: David Veloz

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Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Janeane Garofalo

Released: 1998

Directed by: David Dobkin

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Natasha Henstridge, Janeane Garofalo, Luke Wilson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling

Released: 2005

Directed by: Marc Forster

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Paris Hilton, Christina Applegate, Val Kilmer

Released: 2003

Directed by: James Cox

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