The Best Michael Cera Movies 

Updated November 5, 2019 2.7k votes 917 voters 59.8k views 29 items

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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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Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2010

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more

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Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

Released: 2007

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. Ellen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an ...more

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Kat Dennings, Michael Cera, Mimi Imfurst

Released: 2008

Directed by: Peter Sollett

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter Sollett and starring Michael Cera and Kat Dennings. Written by Lorene Scafaria and based on the novel ...more

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Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis

Released: 2009

Directed by: Miguel Arteta

Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based on C.D. Payne's epistolary novel of the same name and written by Gustin Nash, the film stars ...more

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James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen

Released: 2013

Directed by: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

This Is the End is a 2013 American disaster comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and an adaptation of their 2007 short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. After a series of ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd

Released: 2009

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Year One is a 2009 comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, and produced by Judd Apatow. The film stars Jack Black and Michael Cera, and features Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Hank Azaria. The film ...more
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation Michael Cera, Jason Schwartzman, Alison Pill

Released: 2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation is a 2010 short animated film.
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Jason Mitchell, Christopher Abbott, Michael Cera

Released: 2018

Directed by: Sebastián Silva

Tyrel is a 2018 American drama film directed by Sebastián Silva. Tyler (Jason Mitchell), a sole black man, attends an otherwise all-white weekend of drunken bro debauchery on a birthday ...more
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Seth Rogen, Michael Cera, Demetri Martin

Released: 2009

Directed by: Nicholas Jasenovec

Paper Heart is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera as fictionalized versions of themselves based on their rumored relationship, though Yi has said they ...more
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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

Released: 2002

Directed by: George Clooney

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of popular game show host and producer Chuck Barris, who claimed to have also been an agent for the ...more

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Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

Released: 2000

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Frequency is a 2000 American science fiction thriller film. It was co-produced and directed by Gregory Hoblit and written and co-produced by Toby Emmerich. The film stars Dennis Quaid and Jim ...more

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Kevin Hart, Michael Cera, Frankie Muniz

Released: 2008

Directed by: Andrew Jacobson, Adam Jay Epstein

Extreme Movie is a 2008 satirical comedy film composed of sketches focusing on teen sex. Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson direct, with segments co-written by Saturday Night Live performers ...more

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Janeane Garofalo, Michael Cera, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Steal This Movie! is a 2000 American biographical film of 1960s radical figure Abbie Hoffman starring Vincent D'Onofrio and Janeane Garofalo, and directed by Robert Greenwald. The screenplay was ...more
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Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera

Released: 2019

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio

Gloria Bell is a 2019 Chilean-American film directed by Sebastián Lelio, and a reimagining of the 2013 film Gloria. A free-spirited woman in her 50s (Julianne Moore) seeks out love at ...more
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Michael Cera, Brian Gallivan, Amanda Lund

Released: 2010

Directed by: Derek Westerman

Bad Dads is a 2011 short comedy drama film written and directed by Derek Westerman. "Cory (Michael Cera) has a major problem: the worst father in the world. Can his dad’s inappropriate ...more
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Emily Browning, Michael Cera, Juno Temple

Released: 2013

Directed by: Sebastián Silva

Magic Magic is a 2013 Chilean-American psychological thriller film written and directed by Sebastián Silva. The film, which premiered on January 22, 2013 at the 2013 Sundance Film ...more
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Michael Cera, Margaret Colin, Aaron Ashmore

Released: 2001

Directed by: Alan Metzger

The Familiar Stranger is a 2001 American television film directed by Alan Metzger. It stars Margaret Colin and Jay O. Sanders.
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Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Michael Cera

Released: 1999

Directed by: David Steinberg

Switching Goals is a 1999 television movie starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
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I Was a Rat Michael Cera

Released: 2001

Directed by: Laurie Lynd

I Was a Rat is a UK children's drama series broadcast on BBC One in autumn 2001 based on the popular children's book I Was a Rat! or The Scarlet Slippers by Philip Pullman. It was aired in the ...more
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Amanda Seyfried, Aubrey Plaza, Michael Cera

Released: 2012

Directed by: Mark Webber

The End of Love is a drama film written and directed by Mark Webber. It stars Michael Cera, Amanda Seyfried and Mark Webber. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival was released ...more
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Juliette Lewis, Michael Cera, Ksenia Solo

Released: 2001

Directed by: Adam Arkin

My Louisiana Sky is a 2001 drama film written by Anna Sandor and directed by Adam Arkin.
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James Woods, Michael Cera, Catherine Disher

Released: 2002

Directed by: Ron Pitts

Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun is a 2002 adventure animation film written by Nadine Van der Velde and directed by Ron Pitts.
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Michael Cera, Camilla Scott, Tajja Isen

Released: 2006

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Michael Cera, Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Tod Fennell

Released: 2000

Directed by: Keith Melton

Ultimate G's is a 2000 short film written by Jean Bergeron and directed by Keith Melton.