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This is a list of the best Jonah Hill movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jonah Hill had small parts in several popular films before revolutionizing comedy with his breakout role of Seth in Superbad in 2007. Jonah Hill'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 Jonah Hill movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jonah Hill movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jonah Hill movies?," "What are the greatest Jonah Hill roles of all time?" and "Are the Seth Rogan-Jonah Hill comedies the Hill movies of the bunch?" Famous flicks like Moneyball, Click,  and 21 Jump Street appear on this Jonah Hill filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best.The greatest Jonah Hill performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.  If you think the best Jonah Hill role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one.


If you are a fan of Hill's sense of humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Seth Rogan movies and best Michael Cera movies.

Jonah Hill is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese and Judd Apatow. Is Jonah Hill your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Will Ferrell and Emma Stone films lists too.

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Superbad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

Released: 2007

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the ...more

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21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, executive produced by and starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, and scripted by Michael ...more

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This Is the End is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen

Released: 2013

Directed by: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

This Is the End is a 2013 American disaster comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and an adaptation of their 2007 short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. After a series of ...more

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Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

Released: 2007

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more

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Moneyball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright

Released: 2011

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Moneyball is an American 2011 biographical sports drama film directed by Bennett Miller from a screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin. The film is based on Michael Lewis's 2003 ...more

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

Released: 2005

Directed by: Judd Apatow

The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally lose their virginity. It was co-written ...more

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The Wolf of Wall Street ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie

Released: 2013

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the memoir by Jordan Belfort. An ambitious stockbroker (Leonardo DiCaprio) tells ...more

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Forgetting Sarah Marshal... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

Released: 2008

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand. The film, which was ...more

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The Sitter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Jonah Hill, Sam Rockwell, Method Man

Released: 2011

Directed by: David Gordon Green

The Sitter is a 2011 comedy film directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Michael De Luca. The film follows a slacker college student who, after being suspended, is forced by his mother to ...more
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Get Him to the Greek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The film was released on June 4, 2010. Get ...more

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The Watch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Ben Stiller, Willam Belli, Vince Vaughn

Released: 2012

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Neighborhood Watch is a 2013 comedy science fiction film directed by Akiva Schaffer
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Accepted is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Blake Lively, Jonah Hill, Diora Baird

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steve Pink

Accepted is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Steve Pink and written by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, and Mark Perez. The plot follows a group of high school graduates who create their own ...more

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MegaMind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tom McGrath

Megamind is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Tom McGrath. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film premiered ...more

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Click is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

Released: 2006

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more

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Grandma's Boy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Jonah Hill, David Spade, Rob Schneider

Released: 2006

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

Grandma's Boy is a 2006 American comedy stoner film produced by Adam Sandler's production company Happy Madison. The film stars Allen Covert, who also co-wrote and co-produced the film. The film ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

Released: 2010

Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more

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Funny People is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman

Released: 2009

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Funny People is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann. The film was released on July 31, 2009 in ...more

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The Lego Movie 2: The Se... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett

Released: 2019

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. Now a Master Builder, life for Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt) is ...more

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Horton Hears a Who! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher

Released: 2008

Directed by: Steve Martino, Jimmy Hayward

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson

Released: 2019

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film directed by Dean DeBlois. As Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a ...more

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Night at the Museum: Bat... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

Released: 2009

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2014

Directed by: Dean DeBlois

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a 2014 animation action adventure film written and directed by Dean DeBlois.

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Don't Worry, He Won't Ge... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Jonah Hill

Released: 2018

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot is a 2018 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, based on the memoir by John Callahan. After nearly losing his life, a slacker (Joaquin Phoenix) ...more
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Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass

"The Duplass brothers are back with their singular knack: treating us to a tingling, irresistible experience of utter discomfort—suffused with pathos, romance, irony, and a little dollop of ...more

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Evan Almighty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jonah Hill Movies
Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jon Stewart

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Evan Almighty is a 2007 American comedy film and the stand-alone sequel/spin-off to Bruce Almighty. The film was directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the characters created by Steve Koren and Mark ...more

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