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

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

Revenge for Jolly! and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story are included in this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kristen Wiig movies?" and "What are the greatest Kristen Wiig roles of all time?"

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Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Paul Feig

Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot ...more

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand

Released: 2010

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud. When a mastermind (Steve Carell) uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand ...more

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Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig 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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Paul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction ...more

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Girl Most Likely is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon

Released: 2012

Directed by: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

Girl Most Likely is a 2012 comedy film written by Michelle Morgan and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini.
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Forgetting Sarah Marshal... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig 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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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig 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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Whip It is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2009

Directed by: Drew Barrymore

Whip It is a 2009 comedy-drama film written by Shauna Cross, based on her novel Derby Girl. The film is directed and co-produced by Drew Barrymore in her directorial debut. It stars Ellen Page ...more

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Date Night is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

Released: 2010

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Date Night is a 2010 comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy Night ...more

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Adventureland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2009

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Adventureland is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and ...more

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Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Kristen Wiig, Ricky Gervais, Téa Leoni

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Koepp

Ghost Town is a 2008 American supernatural comedy-drama film directed by David Koepp, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Kamps. It stars English comedian Ricky Gervais in his first ...more

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MacGruber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Chris Jericho (Fozzy)*

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jorma Taccone

MacGruber is a 2010 American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, itself a parody of action-adventure television series MacGyver. Jorma Taccone of the ...more

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Din... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch

Released: 2009

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film, and the third installment in the Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig 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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G-Force is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2009

Directed by: Hoyt Yeatman

G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the film is the ...more

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Tim Meadows

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

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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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig 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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Semi-Pro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kent Alterman

Semi-Pro is a 2008 American sports comedy film from New Line Cinema. The film was directed by Kent Alterman and stars Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin and Maura Tierney. The ...more

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All Good Things is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2010

Directed by: Andrew Jarecki

All Good Things is a 2010 drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and Marc Smerling and directed by Andrew Jarecki.

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Extract is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2009

Directed by: Mike Judge

Extract is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film stars Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Dustin Milligan, J. K. Simmons, and Ben Affleck. This was said ...more
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Friends with Kids is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Megan Fox, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jennifer Westfeldt

Friends with Kids is a 2011 independent American ensemble romantic comedy that was written, produced, and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt, who is also stars in the film. Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, ...more

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Where'd You Go, Bernadet... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2018

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater, based on the novel by Maria Semple. After her anxiety-ridden mother (Cate Blanchett) disappears, ...more
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Meet Bill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Jessica Alba, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2007

Directed by: Melisa Wallick, Bernie Goldmann

Meet Bill is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Bernie Goldmann and Melisa Wallack and starring Aaron Eckhart as the titular character, with supporting performances by Logan Lerman, ...more

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Pretty Bird is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Kristen Wiig, Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup

Released: 2008

Directed by: Paul Schneider

Pretty Bird is a 2008 American comedy film. It competed in the Dramatic Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
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The Brothers Solomon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kristen Wiig Movies
Malin Åkerman, Kristen Wiig, Jenna Fischer

Released: 2007

Directed by: Bob Odenkirk

The Brothers Solomon is a 2007 American comedy film, starring Will Arnett and Will Forte.