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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?"

Matthew Broderick has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Brett Ratner and Garry Marshall. Movie fans who love Matthew Broderick have also been known to enjoy films starring John Cusack and Jeremy Irons.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Matthew Broderick Movies
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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WarGames is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Matthew Broderick Movies
Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy WarGames is a 1983 American science-fiction film written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes and directed by John Badham. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, and ...more

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Glory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Matthew Broderick Movies
Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick Glory is a 1989 American drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman. The screenplay was written by Kevin Jarre, based on ...more

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Matthew Broderick Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Matthew Broderick The Producers is a 2005 American musical-comedy film directed by Susan Stroman. The film stars Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Roger Bart and Jon Lovitz. ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick, Chris Klein Election is a 1999 American comedy film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by him and Jim Taylor from Tom Perrotta's 1998 novel of the same title. The plot revolves around a ...more

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Christopher Walken, Matthew Broderick, David Schwimmer Biloxi Blues is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, written by Neil Simon, and starring Matthew Broderick and Christopher Walken. Simon adapted his semi-autobiographical 1985 ...more

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Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Kate Upton, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers This film is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. The plot follows Josh Kovaks (Ben Stiller), Charlie Gibbs (Casey Affleck) and Enrique Dev'reaux (Michael Peña), ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina Ladyhawke is a 1985 fantasy film directed by Richard Donner, starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Penelope Ann Miller The Freshman is a 1990 American comedy film starring Marlon Brando and Matthew Broderick, in which Brando parodies his portrayal of Vito Corleone in The Godfather. It is written and directed by ...more

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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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Godzilla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Matthew Broderick Movies
Matthew Broderick, Hank Azaria, Jean Reno Godzilla is a 1998 American science fiction monster film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. A reimagining of the popular Japanese film monster of the same name, the film focuses on a ...more

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Helen Hunt, Matthew Broderick, Jean Smart Project X is a 1987 American science fiction-comedy-drama film produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker, directed by Jonathan Kaplan and starring Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt.

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Matthew Broderick, Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein Torch Song Trilogy is an American comedy-drama film adapted by Harvey Fierstein from his play of the same title. The film was directed by Paul Bogart and stars Fierstein as Arnold, Anne Bancroft ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack The Road to Wellville is a 1994 American comedy-drama film adaptation of T. Coraghessan Boyle's novel of the same name, which tells the story of the doctor and clean-living advocate John Harvey ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Cheech Marin The Lion King 1½ is a 2004 direct-to-video animated buddy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment on February 10, 2004. ...more

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Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a 1998 American animated direct-to-video sequel to the 1994 animated feature film The Lion King. Produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation ...more

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Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Sigourney Weaver The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy family film directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen and produced by Gary Ross and Allison ...more

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Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Broderick, Andy Dick Inspector Gadget is a 1999 live-action action-comedy film loosely based on the 1983 animated cartoon series of the same name. It starred Matthew Broderick as the title character, along with ...more

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Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Broderick, Molly Shannon The Music Man is a 2003 American television film directed by Jeff Bleckner and starring Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenoweth. The television production, which was broadcast by ABC on the ...more

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Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew Broderick, Donald Sutherland Max Dugan Returns is a 1983 American comedy-drama film starring Jason Robards as the titular Max Dugan, Marsha Mason as his daughter Nora, Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland, and Matthew ...more

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Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston Addicted to Love is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Griffin Dunne, starring Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Tchéky Karyo, and Kelly Preston. The movie's title is based on ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken, Bette Midler The Stepford Wives is a 2004 American sci-fi dramedy film. It was directed by Frank Oz from a screenplay by Paul Rudnick and stars Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher ...more

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Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick Family Business is a 1989 film directed by Sidney Lumet with a screenplay by Vincent Patrick, based on his novel. It stars Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman and Matthew Broderick.

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Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Broderick Deck the Halls is a 2006 American family comedy film set during the Christmas season in Massachusetts. It stars Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, and Kristin Chenoweth and is ...more

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Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Laura Linney You Can Count on Me is a 2000 American drama film starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin, and Matthew Broderick. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, it tells the story of Sammy, ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones, John C. Reilly Out on a Limb is a 1992 comedy film written by Joshua and Daniel Goldin and directed by Francis Veber. It stars Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones, Heidi Kling, Courtney Peldon, Michael Monks, and ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham, Matthew Broderick Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director Alan Rudolph and former Washington Star reporter Randy Sue Coburn. Directed by Rudolph, it starred ...more

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Louis C.K., Matthew Broderick, Alan Alda Diminished Capacity is a comedy film directed by Terry Kinney and starring Matthew Broderick, Virginia Madsen, and Alan Alda. It was released at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and opened in ...more

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Brittany Murphy, Matthew Broderick, Vanessa Redgrave Good Boy! is a 2003 comedy film, directed by John Robert Hoffman and produced by Jim Henson Pictures, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and starring 7 talking dogs. The film stars Liam Aiken as ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette, Željko Ivanek Infinity is a 1996 American biographical drama film about the early life of physicist Richard Feynman. Feynman was played by Matthew Broderick, who also directed and produced the film. ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wonderful World is a 2009 dark comedy-drama film directed and written by Joshua Goldin, who in this movie makes his directorial debut. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Michael K. ...more

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Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick Then She Found Me is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Helen Hunt. The screenplay by Hunt, Alice Arlen, and Victor Levin is very loosely based on the 1990 novel of the same name by ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Willam Belli, Matthew Broderick The Last Shot is a 2004 comedy film starring Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette, Tim Blake Nelson, Joan Cusack, Tony Shalhoub, Buck Henry, Ray Liotta, Calista Flockhart and Ian ...more

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Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo Margaret is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The film stars Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Kieran Culkin, Olivia Thirlby, and Rosemarie DeWitt. Margaret ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Brittany Snow, Maura Tierney Finding Amanda is a 2008 comedy film directed by Peter Tolan and starring Matthew Broderick and Brittany Snow. The plot revolves around a television producer with a penchant for drinking and ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Horton Foote, Hallie Foote At the height of US involvement in World War I, young men everywhere are succumbing to jingoistic fervor. Stars Matthew Broderick, Hallie Foote, William Converse-Roberts and Horton Foote Jr.

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Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick, Bob Balaban Marie and Bruce is a 2004 drama film from Holedigger and New Films. It is directed by Tom Cairns and stars Julianne Moore and Matthew Broderick. It was based on the 1978 play of the same name by ...more

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Sean Connery, Matthew Broderick, Toni Collette This film is a British animated fantasy film directed, co-written and co-produced by Canadian animator Richard Williams. The film is famous for its animation and its long, troubled history. It ...more

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Matthew Broderick, John Kani, Zakes Mokae Master Harold...and the Boys is a 1985 film by Athol Fugard, adapted from his 1982 play of the same title, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. This semi-autobiographical film takes place in South ...more

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Matthew Broderick, Sam Waterston, Hal Holbrook Lewis Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery is a 1997 film directed by Ken Burns.

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Courtship Richard Jenkins, Amanda Plummer, Steven Hill Courtship is a 1987 drama film written by Horton Foote and directed by Howard Cummings.

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A Life in the Theater is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Matthew Broderick Movies
A Life in the Theater Matthew Broderick A Life in the Theater is a 1993 comedy drama film directed by Gregory Mosher.

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Matthew Broderick, Hal Holbrook, Matt Mulhern Walking to the Waterline is a 1998 American drama film written and directed by Matt Mulhern. The film premiered at the Florida Film Festival on June 13, 1998 but never was released theatrically ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Stephen Colbert, Matthew Broderick Strangers with Candy is a 2005 comedy film released by THINKFilm, first screened at the Sundance Film Festival. It serves as a prequel to the TV series of the same name. Among the executive ...more

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Beach Lane Matthew Broderick, Kristen Johnston, Aimee Garcia Beach Lane is a 2010 comedy film written by Paul Simms.

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Michael Caine, Angela Bassett, Jeremy Irons Freedom: A History of Us is a 2003 history documentary TV series written by Philip Kunhardt Jr.

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On Valentine's Day Matthew Broderick, Steven Hill, Michael Higgins On Valentine's Day is a 1986 drama film directed by Ken Harrison.