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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?"

Judd Apatow and Dennis Dugan have both worked with Leslie Mann over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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The Other Woman
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Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd
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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Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell
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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#287 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #179 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry
17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old Mike who becomes a 17-year-old high school student after a chance incident. The film also features ...more

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Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi
Big Daddy is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler. The film was produced by Robert Simonds and released on June 25, 1999, by Columbia Pictures where it ...more

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Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl
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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Olivia Wilde, Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman
The Change-Up is a 2011 American comedy film produced and directed by David Dobkin, written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman. The film was released on ...more
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Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann
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 ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch
Rio is a 2011 animated adventure comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha and written by Don Rhymer.

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Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller, Jack Black
The Cable Guy is a 1996 American thriller dark comedy film directed by Ben Stiller, who also co-stars in the film, and starring Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick. The film was released in the ...more

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Owen Wilson, Kevin Hart, Leslie Mann
Drillbit Taylor is a 2008 comedy film starring Owen Wilson as the eponymous character and based on an original idea by John Hughes. It was directed by Steven Brill and the screenplay was written ...more
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Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning
Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action/computer-animated feature film based on the popular book of the same name by E. B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount ...more

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Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter
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 ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Amanda Peet
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 ...more

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Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman
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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Salma Hayek, Holly Hunter, Leslie Mann
Timecode is a 2000 American experimental film written and directed by Mike Figgis and featuring a large ensemble cast, including Salma Hayek, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Suzy ...more
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Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann
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. ...more

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Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Jack Black
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 ...more

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#620 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #687 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Timefeaturing Celebrities Who Live in Orange County, California

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Owen Wilson, James Caan, Leslie Mann
Bottle Rocket is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Wes Anderson. It was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson. In addition to being Wes Anderson's directorial debut, Bottle Rocket was the ...more

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Carmen Electra, Mariska Hargitay, Michelle Williams
Perfume is a 2001 film about the fashion industry in New York City.
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Leslie Mann, Megan Mullally, Tom Green
This film is a 2002 comedy film directed by Canadian filmmaker Bruce McCulloch, about a man who resorts to crime to pay for his niece's Harvard tuition. The film stars Jason Lee and Tom Green. ...more
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Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Leslie Mann
Last Man Standing is a 1996 American action thriller film written and directed by Walter Hill and starring Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken and Bruce Dern. It is a credited remake of Akira ...more

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Leslie Mann, Andrew McCarthy, Lili Taylor
Things I Never Told You is a 1996 dramatic comedy written and directed by Isabel Coixet.
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Kat Dennings, James Spader, William H. Macy
Shorts also known as Shorts: The Adventures of the Wishing Rock and Shorts: A Not-So Tall Tale is a 2009 3D American-Emirati live action and computer-animated family comedy fantasy adventure ...more
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Kate Bosworth, Leslie Mann, Juno Temple
"Little Birds emanates both a harsh reality and an innocent luster as it explores the vigorous desire to escape one’s home—and the heavy price it can cost. Fifteen-year-old Lily and her ...more