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The Best Matthew Broderick Movies

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from Good Boy! to The Stepford Wives.

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


  • 1

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John...  more

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  • 2

    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons
    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature...  more

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  • 3


    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington
    Glory is a 1989 American drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Matthew Broderick,...  more

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  • 4

    Biloxi Blues

    Christopher Walken, Matthew Broderick
    Biloxi Blues is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, written by Neil Simon,...  more


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  • 5


    Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy
    WarGames is a 1983 American science-fiction film written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F....  more

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  • 6

    The Music Man

    Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Broderick
    The Music Man is a 2003 American television film directed by Jeff Bleckner and starring...  more
  • 7

    The Tale of Despereaux

    Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman
    The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy...  more

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  • 8

    The Road to Wellville

    Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Broderick
    The Road to Wellville is a 1994 American comedy-drama film adaptation of T. Coraghessan...  more
  • 9

    Torch Song Trilogy

    Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft
    Torch Song Trilogy is an American comedy-drama film adapted by Harvey Fierstein from his play...  more

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  • 10

    The Stepford Wives

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken
    The Stepford Wives is a 2004 American sci-fi dramedy film. It was directed by Frank Oz from a...  more

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  • 11

    The Producers

    Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell
    The Producers is a 2005 American musical-comedy film directed by Susan Stroman. The film stars...  more

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  • 12

    Bee Movie

    Oprah Winfrey, Sting
    Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks...  more

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  • 13

    Deck the Halls

    Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth
    Deck the Halls is a 2006 American family comedy film set during the Christmas season in...  more
  • 14

    Addicted to Love

    Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick
    Addicted to Love is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Griffin Dunne, starring...  more

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  • 15

    Family Business

    Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman
    Family Business is a 1989 film directed by Sidney Lumet with a screenplay by Vincent Patrick,...  more
  • 16


    Matthew Broderick, Hank Azaria
    Godzilla is a 1998 American science fiction monster film directed and co-written by Roland...  more

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  • 17

    The Lion King 1½

    Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick
    The Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney...  more

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  • 18

    The Lion King II: Simba's Pride

    Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick
    The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a 1998 American animated direct-to-video sequel to the 1994...  more
  • 19

    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham
    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director...  more
  • 20

    Out on a Limb

    Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones
    Out on a Limb is a 1992 comedy film written by Joshua and Daniel Goldin and directed by...  more
  • 21

    You Can Count on Me

    Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick
    You Can Count on Me is a 2000 American drama film starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory...  more

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  • 22


    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick
    Election is a 1999 American comedy film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by...  more

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  • 23

    Diminished Capacity

    Louis C.K., Matthew Broderick
    Diminished Capacity is a comedy film directed by Terry Kinney and starring Matthew Broderick,...  more
  • 24

    Good Boy!

    Brittany Murphy, Matthew Broderick
    Good Boy! is a 2003 comedy film, directed by John Robert Hoffman and produced by Jim Henson...  more

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  • 25

    Wonder Park

    Brianna Denski, Matthew Broderick
    Wonder Park is a 2019 American-Spanish computer animated adventure comedy film directed by...  more