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The Best Michael Cera Movies

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List of the best Michael Cera movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. TV fans best know Michael Cera for his hilarious portrayed of George Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, but he has also appeared in several fantastic comedic and independent films. Michael Cera'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 Michael Cera movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Michael Cera movies will be at the top of the list. Michael Cera has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Michael Cera movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Michael Cera films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list features Superbad, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and more.

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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans

    Released2010

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar... more on Wikipedia

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    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill... more on Wikipedia
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    Juno is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

    Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by... more on Wikipedia

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    This Is the End is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    This Is the End

    James Franco, Jonah Hill

    Released2013

    Directed byEvan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

    This Is the End is a 2013 American disaster comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan... more on Wikipedia

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    Nick & Norah's Infinite Playli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

    Kat Dennings, Michael Cera

    Released2008

    Directed byPeter Sollett

    Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter... more on Wikipedia

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    Youth in Revolt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Youth in Revolt

    Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi

    Released2009

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based... more on Wikipedia

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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animatio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation

    Michael Cera, Jason Schwartzman

    Released2010

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation is a 2010 short animated film.
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    Paper Heart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Paper Heart

    Seth Rogen, Michael Cera

    Released2009

    Directed byNicholas Jasenovec

    Paper Heart is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera as... more on Wikipedia
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    Confessions of a Dangerous Min is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2002

    Directed byGeorge Clooney

    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of... more on Wikipedia

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    Tyrel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Tyrel

    Jason Mitchell, Christopher Abbott

    Released2018

    Directed bySebastián Silva

    Tyrel is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sebastián Silva. Tyler (Jason Mitchell), a... more on Wikipedia
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    Year One is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Year One

    Olivia Wilde, Jack Black

    Released2009

    Directed byHarold Ramis

    Year One is a 2009 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, and produced by Judd Apatow. The film... more on Wikipedia
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    Bad Dads is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Bad Dads

    Michael Cera, Brian Gallivan

    Released2010

    Directed byDerek Westerman

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    The Berenstain Bears: Fun Fami is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Released2006

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    The Berenstain Bears: Always L is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    The Berenstain Bears: Always Look on the Bright Side

    Tajja Isen, Michael Cera

    Released2005

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    Gloria Bell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Gloria Bell

    Julianne Moore, John Turturro

    Released2019

    Directed bySebastián Lelio

    Gloria Bell is a 2019 Chilean-American film directed by Sebastián Lelio, and a reimagining of... more on Wikipedia
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    Ultimate G's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Ultimate G's

    Michael Cera, Emma Taylor-Isherwood

    Released2000

    Directed byKeith Melton

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    The Immigrant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    The Immigrant

    Michael Cera, Margaret Cho

    Released2012

    Directed byJosh Levy

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    The Berenstain Bears: Kindness is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    The Berenstain Bears: Kindness, Caring and Sharing

    Michael Cera, Tajja Isen

    Released2008

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    Frequency is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Frequency

    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell

    Released2000

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

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    Extreme Movie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Extreme Movie

    Kevin Hart, Michael Cera

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Jacobson, Adam Jay Epstein

    Extreme Movie is a 2008 satirical comedy film composed of sketches focusing on teen sex. Adam... more on Wikipedia
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    Walter and Henry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Walter and Henry

    Michael Cera, James Coburn

    Released2001

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

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    The End of Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    The End of Love

    Amanda Seyfried, Aubrey Plaza

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Webber

    The End of Love is a drama film written and directed by Mark Webber. It stars Michael Cera,... more on Wikipedia
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    Steal This Movie! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    Steal This Movie!

    Janeane Garofalo, Michael Cera

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Greenwald

    Steal This Movie! is a 2000 American biographical film of 1960s radical figure Abbie Hoffman... more on Wikipedia
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    I Was a Rat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    I Was a Rat

    Michael Cera

    Released2001

    Directed byLaurie Lynd

    I Was a Rat is a UK children's drama series broadcast on BBC One in autumn 2001 based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    My Louisiana Sky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Michael Cera Movies
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    My Louisiana Sky

    Juliette Lewis, Michael Cera

    Released2001

    Directed byAdam Arkin

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