vote on everything
Watchworthy
379 voters

The Best John C. Reilly Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 2.7k votes 379 voters 18.0k views60 items

List RulesVote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

This list contains films like Terri and Boogie Nights.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John C. Reilly movies?" and "What are the greatest John C. Reilly roles of all time?"

list.itemsDescription

...more
  • 1
    Stan & Ollie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    94
    5

    Stan & Ollie

    Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly

    Released2018

    Directed byJon S. Baird

    Stan & Ollie is a 2018 British biographical film directed by Jon S. Baird. Stan Laurel (Steve... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    Magnolia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    102
    19

    Magnolia

    Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

    Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Magnolia 

    #11 of 70 The Most Pretentious Movies Ever Made#64 of 69 The Best Movies That Are Super Long

  • 3
    The Aviator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    78
    13

    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2004

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More The Aviator 

    #22 of 236 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#11 of 37 The Best Martin Scorsese Movies

  • 4
    Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    93
    32

    Step Brothers

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    70
    23

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer

    Released2007

    Directed byJake Kasdan

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Singer... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Chicago is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    78
    34

    Chicago

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu

    Released2002

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Chicago 

    #32 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#64 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

  • 7
    The Sisters Brothers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    51
    13

    The Sisters Brothers

    John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2018

    Directed byJacques Audiard

    The Sisters Brothers is a 2018 western dark comedy directed by Jacques Audiard, based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More 

    #189 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#291 of 364 The Best Movies Based On Books

  • 8
    Cedar Rapids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    64
    31

    Cedar Rapids

    Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche

    Released2011

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    Cedar Rapids is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta. The script, written by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Cedar Rapids 

    #181 of 202 The Best R-Rated Comedies#21 of 61 The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies

  • 9
    Anger Management is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    46
    20

    Anger Management

    Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Segal

    Anger Management is a 2003 American slapstick comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Anger Management 

    #11 of 50 The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler#19 of 44 The Best Jack Nicholson Movies

  • 10
    Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    57
    31

    Released2009

    Directed byPaul Weitz

    Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant is a 2009 American film adaptation of the Vampire... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant 

    #44 of 70 The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films#5 of 20 Movies That Tried And Failed To Spawn Franchises

  • 11
    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wre is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    42
    19

    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

    John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

    Released2018

    Directed byRich Moore, Phil Johnston

    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More 

    #250 of 572 The Best Animated Films Ever#231 of 317 The Best Movies For Kids

  • 12
    What's Eating Gilbert Grape is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    36
    13

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released1993

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More What's Eating Gilbert Grape 

    #359 of 1,647 The Most Rewatchable Movies#287 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • 13
    Days of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    38
    20

    Days of Thunder

    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

    Released1990

    Directed byTony Scott

    Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Days of Thunder 

    #453 of 481 The Greatest Movies For Guys#59 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

  • 14
    Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    48
    30

    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    The Thin Red Line is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    41
    24

    The Thin Red Line

    George Clooney, John Travolta

    Released1998

    Directed byTerrence Malick

    The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic film written and directed by Terrence... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More The Thin Red Line 

    #40 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#55 of 214 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

  • 16
    We Need to Talk About Kevin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    45
    31

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

    Released2011

    Directed byLynne Ramsay

    We Need to Talk About Kevin is a 2011 British-American psychological thriller film directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More We Need to Talk About Kevin 

    #386 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars#6 of 31 The Best Suspense Movies on Amazon Prime

  • 17
    Hoffa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    36
    20

    Hoffa

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

    Released1992

    Directed byDanny DeVito

    Hoffa is a 1992 French-American biographical film directed by Danny DeVito and written by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Hoffa 

    #20 of 108 The Best Mafia Films Of All Time#293 of 557 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

  • 18
    9 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    40
    25

    9

    Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood

    Released2009

    Directed byShane Acker

    9 is a 2009 computer animated post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film, which was... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    Tenacious D in The Pick of Des is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    27
    12

    Released2006

    Directed byLiam Lynch

    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 20
    Talladega Nights: The Ballad o is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    64
    56

    Released2006

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is a 2006 American sports comedy film directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 

    #95 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#102 of 378 The Best Movies To Watch Stoned

  • 21
    Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    29
    16

    Cyrus

    Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill

    Released2010

    Directed byMark Duplass, Jay Duplass

    "The Duplass brothers are back with their singular knack: treating us to a tingling,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Cyrus 

    #21 of 47 The Best Mother-Son Movies Ever Made#10 of 48 The Best Mumblecore Movies

  • 22
    For Love of the Game is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    24
    11

    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Raimi

    For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More For Love of the Game 

    #428 of 560 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies#10 of 78 The All-Time Best Baseball Films

  • 23
    Dolores Claiborne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    23
    11

    Dolores Claiborne

    Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released1995

    Directed byTaylor Hackford

    Dolores Claiborne is a 1995 drama thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Stephen... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Dolores Claiborne 

    #13 of 49 The Best Movies Based on Stephen King Books#81 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies

  • 24
    Kong: Skull Island is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    19
    7

    Kong: Skull Island

    Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byJordan Vogt-Roberts

    Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. The film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More 

    #110 of 164 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies#24 of 97 The Best Movies of 2017, Ranked

  • 25
    Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John C. Reilly Movies
    45
    40

    Wreck-It Ralph

    Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch

    Released2012

    Directed byRich Moore

    Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

    More Wreck-It Ralph 

    15 'Wreck-It Ralph' Fan Theories That Might Break The Internet#30 of 88 Animated Movies That Make You Cry The Most

FilmsFilmJohn C. ReillyEntertainmenttop 50