The Best Jesse Eisenberg Movies 

Updated March 31, 2020 1.6k votes 533 voters 27.5k views 32 items

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

If you think the best Jesse Eisenberg role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jesse Eisenberg 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 Holy Rollers and Roger Dodger.

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Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara

Released: 2010

Directed by: David Fincher

The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich's 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Now You See Me is a 2013 thriller film directed by Louis Leterrier and written by Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt .

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Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma ...more

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Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2009

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Adventureland is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and ...more

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Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn

Released: 2013

Directed by: Richard Ayoade

The Double is a 2013 British black comedy film written and directed by Richard Ayoade and starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. The film is based on the novella The Double by Fyodor ...more
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Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson

Released: 2011

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

30 Minutes or Less is a 2011 American action comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer starring Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari and Nick Swardson. It is produced by Columbia Pictures ...more
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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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Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan, Melissa Leo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Dorling, Ron Nyswaner

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Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

Released: 2005

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

The Squid and the Whale is a 2005 American arthouse comedy-drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach and produced by Wes Anderson. It tells the semi-autobiographical story of two boys in ...more

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Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots

Released: 2019

Directed by: Riley Stearns

The Art of Self-Defense is a 2019 American dark comedy film, written and directed by Riley Stearns. A young man, Casey Davies (Jesse Eisenberg), who after a rough encounter on the street, ...more
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Jesse Eisenberg, Eva Amurri, Sebastian Stan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Fred Durst

The Education of Charlie Banks is a 2007 drama film directed by Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst, produced by Straight Up Film's Marisa Polvino and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter, Eva ...more
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Morena Baccarin, Elizabeth Berkley, Isabella Rossellini

Released: 2002

Directed by: Dylan Kidd

Roger Dodger is a 2002 American comedy-drama that explores the relationship between men, women, and sex. Directed by Dylan Kidd and starring Campbell Scott and Jesse Eisenberg, the film follows ...more
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Christina Ricci, Shannon Elizabeth, Portia de Rossi

Released: 2004

Directed by: Wes Craven

Cursed is a 2005 American horror-comedy film directed by Wes Craven and written by screenwriter Kevin Williamson, who both collaborated on Scream. The film stars Golden Globe nominees Christina ...more

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Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix

Released: 2004

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

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Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone

Released: 2019

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

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Jesse Eisenberg, Tippi Hedren, Matt Walsh

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jay Gammill

Free Samples is a 2012 American independent comedy starring Jess Weixler and Jesse Eisenberg. The film was the directorial debut of Jay Gammill and the writing debut of Jim Beggarly.
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Some Boys Don't Leave Jesse Eisenberg, Eloise Mumford, Keith Stone

Released: 2009

Directed by: Maggie Kiley

Some Boys Don't Leave is a 2009 short comedy film written and directed by Maggie Kelly.
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Jesse Eisenberg, Imogen Poots, Jonathan Aris

Released: 2020

Directed by: Lorcan Finnegan

Vivarium is a 2020 international sci-fi mystery film directed by Lorcan Finnegan. A young couple (Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots) find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like ...more
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The Living Wake Jesse Eisenberg, Jim Gaffigan, Bryan Brown

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sol Tryon

A dark comedy which chronicles the final day in the life of self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew. Binew is a dreamer who elevates his drab and somewhat pitiful existence into a ...more
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Jesse Eisenberg, Q-Tip, Justin Bartha

Released: 2010

Directed by: Kevin Asch

Holy Rollers is a 2010 independent film written by Antonio Macia, directed by Kevin Asch, and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Ari Graynor, Danny Abeckaser, Q-Tip and Jason Fuchs. Holy ...more
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Penélope Cruz, Alec Baldwin, Woody Allen

Released: 2012

Directed by: Woody Allen

To Rome with Love is a 2012 magical realist romantic comedy film written and directed by and starring Woody Allen in his first acting appearance since 2006. The film is set in Rome, Italy; it ...more
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Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris, Édgar Ramírez

Released: 2020

Directed by: Jonathan Jakubowicz

Resistance is a 2019 biographical drama film directed by Jonathan Jakubowicz. The story of how Marcel Marceau (Jesse Eisenberg) and a group of Jewish Boy Scouts worked with the French Resistance ...more
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Kevin Kline, Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Eisenberg

Released: 2002

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

The Emperor's Club is a 2002 American drama film directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Kevin Kline. It tells the story of a prep school teacher and his students at a fictional boys' prep school, ...more
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Diane Kruger, Richard Gere, Jesse Eisenberg

Released: 2007

Directed by: Richard Shepard

The Hunting Party is a 2007 American action-adventure-thriller film with elements of political activism and dark satire starring Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Diane Kruger and Jesse Eisenberg. ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Brian Koppelman, David Levien

Solitary Man is a 2009 drama film written by Brian Koppelman, directed by David Levien and Brian Koppelman.