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The Best Patton Oswalt Movies

Updated June 7, 2019 514 votes 19 voters44 items

List RulesVote for your favorite Patton Oswalt movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

This list will determine the best Patton Oswalt movies. He is most likely best known for his role as Remy in the Disney film Ratatouille as well as a hilarious stand up comic. Keep in mind, the best Patton Oswalt performances will not necessarily come from the greatest movies but most of the time the answer is the same. So it is time to vote up the movies where Patton Oswalt acted his best, no matter how big or small the role. Down Periscope is Patton Oswalt's first movie but he has since taken on much larger roles like in Young Adult and Big Fan.

This list of Patton Oswalt movies includes Blade Trinity, Observe and Report, and Balls of Fury.

With these great Patton Oswalt films to choose from, vote up the ones where you enjoyed Patton Oswalt the most to make sure it makes it to the top of the list. His filmography consists of dramatic and comedic roles so vote up the movies on the list below not based on how good the movie is but based on how good Patton Oswalt is in the role. Check back in for new and recent movies starring Patton Oswalt as they come out so you can vote on those as well.

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    Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava

    Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation... more on Wikipedia
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    Keeping Up with the Joneses is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Keeping Up with the Joneses

    Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    Keeping Up with the Joneses is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Confirmation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    The Confirmation

    Clive Owen, Maria Bello

    Directed byBob Nelson

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    Zoolander is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Zoolander

    Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton

    Released2001

    Directed byBen Stiller

    Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Secret Life of Walter Mitt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    Sean Penn, Ben Stiller

    Released2013

    Directed byBen Stiller

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 2013 romantic adventure comedy-drama cult film directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Nostalgia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Nostalgia

    Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman

    Released2018

    Directed byMark Pellington

    Nostalgia is a 2018 American drama film directed by Mark Pellington. A group of people are... more on Wikipedia
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    Observe and Report is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Observe and Report

    Anna Faris, Seth Rogen

    Released2009

    Directed byJody Hill

    Observe and Report is a 2009 American dark comedy film written and directed by Jody Hill,... more on Wikipedia
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    Nature Calls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Nature Calls

    Patton Oswalt, Johnny Knoxville

    Released2012

    Directed byTodd Rohal

    Nature Calls is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Todd Rohal.
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    Big Fan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Big Fan

    Patton Oswalt, Michael Rapaport

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert D. Siegel

    Big Fan is a 2009 independent drama film written and directed by Robert D. Siegel, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Young Adult is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Young Adult

    Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt

    Released2011

    Directed byJason Reitman

    Young Adult is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman, from a screenplay... more on Wikipedia
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    Donald Trump's The Art of the  is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie

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    Dude Bro Party Massacre III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Dude Bro Party Massacre III

    Alec Owen, Patton Oswalt

    Released2015

    Directed byTomm Jacobsen, Michael Rousselet, Jon Salmon

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    Sorry to Bother You is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Sorry to Bother You

    Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson

    Released2018

    Directed byBoots Riley

    Sorry to Bother You is a 2018 American sci-fi fantasy comedy film directed by Boots Riley. In... more on Wikipedia
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    The Informant! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    The Informant!

    Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt

    Released2009

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It... more on Wikipedia
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    Space Cop is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Space Cop

    Rich Evans, Mike Stoklasa

    Directed byJay Bauman, Mike Stoklasa

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    Nerdland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Nerdland

    Paul Rudd, Patton Oswalt

    Directed byChris Prynoski

    Nerdland is a 2016 American adult animated comedy film directed by Chris Prynoski and written... more on Wikipedia
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    Seeking a Friend for the End o is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    Keira Knightley, Steve Carell

    Released2012

    Directed byLorene Scafaria

    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Zig Zag is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Zig Zag

    Wesley Snipes, Patton Oswalt

    Released2002

    Directed byDavid S. Goyer

    Zig Zag is a 2002 film directed by David S. Goyer, based on the 1999 novel by Landon J.... more on Wikipedia
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    Desperate But Not Serious is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Desperate But Not Serious

    Claudia Schiffer, Christine Taylor

    Released1999

    Directed byBill Fishman

    Desperate But Not Serious is a 1999 movie directed by Bill Fishman. It was released in the USA... more on Wikipedia
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    Balls of Fury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Balls of Fury

    Christopher Walken, Maggie Q

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Ben Garant

    Balls of Fury is a 2007 American sports comedy film directed by Ben Garant, and starring Dan... more on Wikipedia
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    Blade: Trinity is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Blade: Trinity

    Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid S. Goyer

    Blade: Trinity is a 2004 American vampire superhero action film written, produced and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Calendar Girls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Calendar Girls

    Helen Mirren, Jay Leno

    Released2003

    Directed byNigel Cole

    Calendar Girls is a 2003 comedy film directed by Nigel Cole. Produced by Buena Vista... more on Wikipedia
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    Down Periscope is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Down Periscope

    Kelsey Grammer, Rob Schneider

    Released1996

    Directed byDavid S. Ward

    Down Periscope is a 1996 20th Century Fox comedy film produced by Robert Lawrence and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Failure to Launch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Failure to Launch

    Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Dey

    Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film. In the movie a 35-year-old man... more on Wikipedia
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    Magnolia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Patton Oswalt Movies
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    Magnolia

    Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

    Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson... more on Wikipedia
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