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The Best John C. Reilly Movies  

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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.

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John C. Reilly has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Robert Altman and Brian De Palma. If you're a fan of John C. Reilly, then check out our lists of the best Richard Jenkins and Steve Carell movies as well.

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Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Nina Arianda
Stan & Ollie is a 2018 British biographical film directed by Jon S. Baird. Stan Laurel (Steve Coogan) and Oliver Hardy (John C. Reilly), the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to ...more
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Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen
Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more

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#28 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #57 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #33 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Tim Meadows
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Singer Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

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#877 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #60 of 205 The Best Movies About Music #411 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson
Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan in 1863. The film was directed by Martin ...more

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Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Amy Adams
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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#64 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #91 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #548 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling
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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#36 of 599 The Best Animated Films Ever #262 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #67 of 107 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time

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Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer
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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#375 of 599 The Best Animated Films Ever #53 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #614 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis
What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Darlene Cates, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Peter Hedges wrote the ...more

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Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, ...more

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George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more

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#4 of 80 The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books #134 of 291 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cryfeaturing Tragic Facts About The Perfect Storm, The Shipwreck Story No One Lived To Tell

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Jazz Age Chicago. The film ...more

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#11 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #14 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Kong: Skull Island Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman
Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and will serve as the second film in Legendary's Godzilla–Kong ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani
The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more

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Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more

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#747 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #13 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Timefeaturing The Comic Book Backstory Behind How Groot Went From Tree Monster To Guardian Of The Galaxy

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Hard Eight is a 1996 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow and Samuel L. Jackson. There ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche, John C. Reilly
Cedar Rapids is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta. The script, written by Phil Johnston, was included on the 2009 Black List, a Hollywood list of the most popular unproduced ...more

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#855 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #1,615 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #652 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham
Anger Management is a 2003 American slapstick comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by David S. Dorfman, and starring Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, and Marisa Tomei . It was produced by ...more

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#150 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #205 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #12 of 57 The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler

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Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutchersonm
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant is a 2009 American film adaptation of the Vampire Blood trilogy of the book series The Saga of Darren Shan by author Darren Shan.

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#5 of 20 Movies That Tried And Failed To Spawn Franchises #43 of 77 The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Filmslisted on All Vampire Movies: List of Vampire Movies and Vampire Films

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Holmes and Watson Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Lauren Lapkus
Holmes and Watson is a 2018 American action-mystery comedy film directed by Etan Cohen. A humorous take on Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes (Will Ferrell) and ...more
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The Sisters Brothers John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal
The Sisters Brothers is a 2018 western dark comedy directed by Jacques Audiard, based on the novel by Patrick deWitt. In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector (Jake Gyllenhaal) is chased by the ...more
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Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall
Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole ...more

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Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco
Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films, directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Drew Barrymore, David ...more

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#26 of 808 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #99 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #37 of 250 The Best Teen Romance Movies

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George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn
The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount ...more

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#44 of 383 The Best War Movies Ever #39 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #170 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

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Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly
The River Wild is a 1994 adventure thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Benjamin Bratt and Joseph Mazzello as Roarke. ...more

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