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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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    Stan & Ollie
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    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
    Boogie Nights
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    Boogie Nights

    Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg

    Released1997

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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  • 3
    The Aviator
    77
    13

    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2004

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • 4
    Step Brothers
    94
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    Step Brothers

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

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  • 5
    Magnolia
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    Magnolia

    Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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  • 6
    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
    70
    22

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer

    Released2007

    Directed byJake Kasdan

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  • 7
    Chicago
    78
    34

    Chicago

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu

    Released2002

    Directed byRob Marshall

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  • 8
    Cedar Rapids
    63
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    Cedar Rapids

    Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche

    Released2011

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

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  • 9
    Hard Eight
    46
    16

    Hard Eight

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1996

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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  • 10
    Anger Management
    46
    19

    Anger Management

    Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Segal

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  • 11
    Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
    57
    31

    Released2009

    Directed byPaul Weitz

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  • 12
    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
    42
    19

    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

    John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

    Released2018

    Directed byRich Moore, Phil Johnston

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  • 13
    What's Eating Gilbert Grape
    35
    13

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released1993

    Directed byLasse Hallström

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  • 14
    The Sisters Brothers
    46
    24

    The Sisters Brothers

    John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2018

    Directed byJacques Audiard

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  • 15
    Gangs of New York
    48
    30

    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • 16
    Days of Thunder
    38
    19

    Days of Thunder

    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

    Released1990

    Directed byTony Scott

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  • 17
    The Good Girl
    35
    18

    The Good Girl

    Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel

    Released2002

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

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  • 18
    The Thin Red Line
    41
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    The Thin Red Line

    George Clooney, John Travolta

    Released1998

    Directed byTerrence Malick

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  • 19
    Hoffa
    36
    20

    Hoffa

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

    Released1992

    Directed byDanny DeVito

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  • 20
    We Need to Talk About Kevin
    44
    30

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

    Released2011

    Directed byLynne Ramsay

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    9
    39
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    9

    Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood

    Released2009

    Directed byShane Acker

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    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
    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
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    Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
    63
    55

    Released2006

    Directed byAdam McKay

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  • 24
    Cyrus
    29
    16

    Cyrus

    Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill

    Released2010

    Directed byMark Duplass, Jay Duplass

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    For Love of the Game
    24
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    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Raimi

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