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The Best Leslie Mann Movies

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

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

This list contains films like ParaNorman and 17 Again.

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


  • 1

    The Other Woman

    Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton


    Directed byNick Cassavetes

    The Other Woman is a 2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Nick Cassavetes and written by Melissa Stack. The film stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, with...  more

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  • 2

    This Is 40

    Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy


    Directed byJudd Apatow

    This Is 40 is a 2012 American spin-off comedy film written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow. It is a stand-alone sequel to the 2007 film Knocked Up and stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann....  more

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  • 3

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings


    Directed byJudd 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 by...  more

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  • 4

    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg


    Directed byBurr Steers

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  • 5

    Big Daddy

    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart


    Directed byDennis Dugan

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  • 6

    George of the Jungle

    Brendan Fraser, John Cleese


    Directed bySam Weisman

    George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures with Mandeville Films and originally released to...  more

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  • 7

    Knocked Up

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes


    Directed byJudd Apatow

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  • 8

    The Change-Up

    Olivia Wilde, Ryan Reynolds


    Directed byDavid Dobkin

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  • 9

    The Cable Guy

    Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller


    Directed byBen Stiller

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  • 10

    Drillbit Taylor

    Owen Wilson, Kevin Hart


    Directed bySteven Brill

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  • 11


    Anna Kendrick, John Goodman


    Directed bySam Fell, Chris Butler

    ParaNorman is a 2012 American 3D stop-motion animated horror comedy film produced by Laika, distributed by Focus Features and was released on August 17, 2012. It stars the voices of Kodi Smit-McPhee,...  more

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  • 12

    Charlotte's Web

    Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey


    Directed byGary Winick

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  • 13


    Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx


    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

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  • 14


    Salma Hayek, Holly Hunter


    Directed byMike Figgis

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  • 15

    She's the One

    Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz


    Directed byEdward Burns

    She's the One is a 1996 comedy-drama film, and the second feature film to be written and directed by New York actor and director Edward Burns. It stars Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz, and is one...  more
  • 16

    I Love You Phillip Morris

    Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor


    Directed byJohn Requa, Glenn Ficarra

    I Love You Phillip Morris is a 2009 comedy film based on the 1980s and '90s real-life story of con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapee Steven Jay Russell, as played by Jim Carrey. While...  more

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  • 17

    Funny People

    Eminem, Adam Sandler


    Directed byJudd 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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  • 18

    Orange County

    Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller


    Directed byJake Kasdan

    Orange County is a 2002 American comedy film starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black. It was released on January 11, 2002. The movie was distributed by Paramount Pictures and produced by MTV Films and...  more

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  • 19

    Mr. Peabody & Sherman

    Stephen Colbert, Lake Bell


    Directed byRob Minkoff

    Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a 2014 3D computer-animated comic science fiction film featuring the characters Mr. Peabody and Sherman of the 1960s animated television series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show....  more

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  • 20

    Rio 2

    Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx


    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

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  • 21

    The Bling Ring

    Lindsay Lohan, Emma Watson


    Directed bySofia Coppola

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  • 22

    The Croods: A New Age

    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage


    Directed byChris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco

    The Croods: A New Age (also known as The Croods 2) is a 2020 American computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Joel Crawford, and the sequel to the 2013 film The Croods. After leaving...  more
  • 23

    How to Be Single

    Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson


    Directed byChristian Ditter

    How to Be Single is a 2016 American romantic comedy film directed by Christian Ditter and written by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, based on the novel of the same name by Liz Tuccillo. Alice (Dakota...  more
  • 24

    Last Man Standing

    Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken


    Directed byWalter Hill

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  • 25


    Ed Helms, Christina Applegate


    Directed byJonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley

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