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The Best John Krasinski Movies

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

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

With films ranging from A Quiet Place to Something Borrowed, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

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    A Quiet Place

    John Krasinski, Emily Blunt

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Krasinski

    A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family living on a farm hides from a supernatural evil attracted to sound by avoiding making sound and...  more

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    It's Complicated

    Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey

    Released2009

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers. It stars Meryl Streep as a successful bakery owner and single mother of three who starts a secret affair...  more

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    Leatherheads

    George Clooney, Renée Zellweger

    Released2008

    Directed byGeorge Clooney

    Leatherheads is a 2008 American sports comedy film from Universal Pictures directed by and starring George Clooney. The film also stars Renée Zellweger, Jonathan Pryce, and John Krasinski and focuses...  more
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    Dreamgirls

    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy

    Released2006

    Directed byBill Condon

    Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures. The film debuted in three special road show...  more

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    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Miller, Raman Hui

    Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third installment in the Shrek franchise. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and is the first in the series to...  more

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    Jarhead

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx

    Released2005

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Jarhead is a 2005 biographical drama film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 memoir of the same name, directed by Sam Mendes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Swofford with Jamie Foxx, Peter...  more

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    Nobody Walks

    Jane Levy, John Krasinski

    Released2012

    Directed byRy Russo-Young

    Nobody Walks is a 2012 American independent drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young. The film premiered in Competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won a special Jury Prize. The film stars...  more
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    License to Wed

    Robin Williams, Mandy Moore

    Released2007

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    License to Wed is a 2007 American romantic comedy film starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski, and directed by Ken Kwapis. The film was released in theaters on July 3, 2007....  more
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    Kinsey

    Liam Neeson, Tim Curry

    Released2004

    Directed byBill Condon

    Kinsey is a 2004 American biographical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon. It describes the life of Alfred Charles Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of sexology. His 1948 publication, Sexual...  more
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    For Your Consideration

    Sarah Shahi, Sandra Oh

    Released2006

    Directed byChristopher Guest

    For Your Consideration is a 2006 comedy film directed by Christopher Guest. It was co-written by Guest and Eugene Levy, and both also star in the film. The title is a phrase used in trade...  more
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    State and Main

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid Mamet

    State and Main is a 2000 comedy film, written and directed by David Mamet and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rebecca Pidgeon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Stiles, William H. Macy and Alec...  more
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    Big Miracle

    Kristen Bell, Drew Barrymore

    Released2012

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film, directed by Ken Kwapis, is based on the 1989 book Freeing the Whales by Tom Rose, which covers Operation...  more
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    Something Borrowed

    Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin

    Released2011

    Directed byLuke Greenfield

    Something Borrowed is a 2011 American romantic comedy film based on Emily Giffin's book of the same name, directed by Luke Greenfield, starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, and...  more

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    Monsters vs. Aliens

    Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Rob Letterman

    Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was DreamWorks Animation's...  more

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    Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

    Rashida Jones, Will Arnett

    Released2007

    Directed byJohn Krasinski

    Brief Interviews with Hideous Men is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Krasinski, based on a short story collection of the same name by David Foster Wallace....  more
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    Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience

    John Krasinski, Aaron Eckhart

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard E. Robbins

    Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Richard E. Robbins, which portrays the lives and experiences of American combat soldiers who have...  more
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    Taxi

    Gisele, Queen Latifah

    Released2004

    Directed byTim Story

    Taxi is a 2004 American remake of the 1998 French film of the same name, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele Bündchen, and directed by Tim Story....  more
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    Smiley Face

    Anna Faris, Jane Lynch

    Released2007

    Directed byGregg Araki

    Smiley Face is a 2007 comedy film written by Dylan Haggerty and directed and co-produced by Gregg Araki. It stars Anna Faris as a young woman who has a series of misadventures after eating a large...  more

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    A New Wave

    Lacey Chabert, John Krasinski

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Carvey

    A New Wave is a 2006 independently produced comedy film written and directed by Jason Carvey....  more
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    Next Gen

    John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander

    Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by Kevin R. Adams and Joe Ksander. After awakening a powerful robot in a secret lab, Mai (Charlyne Yi) and...  more

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    Away We Go

    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph

    Released2009

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Away We Go is a 2009 comedy-drama directed by Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes and written by the husband-and-wife team of Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. The film stars John Krasinski, Maya...  more
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    Doogal

    Kylie Minogue, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2006

    Directed byJean Duval, Frank Passingham, Dave Borthwick

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    Duane Hopwood

    David Schwimmer, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2005

    Directed byMatt Mulhern

    Duane Hopwood is a 2005 film featured in the Sundance Film Festival starring David Schwimmer and Janeane Garofalo, with a supporting cast featuring Judah Friedlander, Dick Cavett, Susan Lynch, John...  more
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    The Muppets

    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga

    Released2011

    Directed byJames Bobin

    The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin....  more
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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz

    Released2006

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Nancy Meyers. Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Universal Pictures and filmed in both...  more

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