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

If you think the best Stephen Root role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Stephen Root 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 Black Rain to Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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

Ridley Scott and Clint Eastwood are among those who have directed Stephen Root at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge - Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film satirizes the everyday work life of a typical mid-to-late-1990s software company, it focuses on a handful ...more

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No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stephen Root Movies
Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson - No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter ...more

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Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana - Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more

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Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn - DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson ...more

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Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface - Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews. The film tells the story of two ...more

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Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski - Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge from a story by Michael J. Wilson. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina - Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Verbinski, Graham King and John B. Carls. Rango was a critical and commercial ...more

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Tom Hanks, J.K. Simmons, Bruce Campbell - The Ladykillers is a 2004 American black comedy thriller film directed, written, produced and edited by the Coen brothers and starring Tom Hanks, with a supporting cast that includes J. K. ...more

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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stephen Root Movies
Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt - Bicentennial Man is a 1999 American science fiction family comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams. Based on the novel The Positronic Man, co-written by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg, ...more

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Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland - Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Anna Gunn - Red State is a 2011 American independent action-adventure-thriller-horror film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, starring John Goodman, Melissa Leo and Michael Parks. For months, Smith ...more

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George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Ewan McGregor - The Men Who Stare at Goats is a 2009 American war parody comedy film directed by Grant Heslov and based on Jon Ronson's book of the same name, an account of the investigation by Ronson and John ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck - Jersey Girl is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written, co-edited, and directed by Kevin Smith. It stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, Jennifer Lopez and ...more

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Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen - Unthinkable is a 2010 American suspense thriller film directed by Gregor Jordan and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Sheen and Carrie-Anne Moss. It was released direct-to-video on June 14, ...more

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Eva LaRue, Jill Hennessy, Rip Torn - RoboCop 3 is a 1993 American cyberpunk action film directed by Fred Dekker and written by Frank Miller and Dekker. Set in the near future in a dystopian metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, RoboCop 3 ...more

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Evan Rachel Wood, Alexis Bledel, Kevin Kline - The Conspirator is a 2010 historical drama film directed by Robert Redford based on an original screenplay by James D. Solomon. It is the debut film of the American Film Company. The film tells ...more

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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Christina Applegate - Surviving Christmas is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini, Christina Applegate and Catherine O'Hara. Despite being a Christmas movie, ...more

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Tatyana Ali, Colin Quinn, Paul Hogan - "Crocodile" Dundee II is a 1988 Australian adventure and comedy film. It is a sequel to the 1986 film "Crocodile" Dundee, and was followed by 2001's Crocodile Dundee in Los ...more

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Mila Kunis, Jenna Elfman, Lily Tomlin - Krippendorf's Tribe is a 1998 film adaptation of Frank Parkin's novel of the same name, directed by Todd Holland. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as the eponymous professor, along with Jenna ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson - Imagine That is a 2009 summer release directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, starring Eddie Murphy and Yara Shahidi.

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Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jena Malone - The Soloist is a 2009 American drama film directed by Joe Wright, and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.. It is based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who developed ...more

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Eva Longoria, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd - Over Her Dead Body is a romantic comedy film starring Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd, Lake Bell, Jason Biggs, Lindsay Sloane, Ali Hillis, Colin Fickes and Stephen Root. It was written and directed by ...more

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Stanley Tucci, Frank Welker, Janine Turner - Monkey Shines is an American horror film originally released in 1988. Written and directed by George A. Romero, the film is based on a novel with the same title authored by Michael Stewart.

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George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski - Leatherheads is a 2008 American sports comedy film from Universal Pictures directed by and starring George Clooney. The film also stars Renée Zellweger, Jonathan Pryce, and John Krasinski ...more

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Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Haley Joel Osment - The Country Bears is a 2002 American family musical film, directed by Peter Hastings, produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and based on the famous Disney attraction Country Bear Jamboree. The film ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright - White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features Alison Lohman in the central role of Astrid Magnussen, and Michelle Pfeiffer as her temperamental ...more

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Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Luis Guzmán - Black Rain is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Michael Douglas, Andy García, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw and Yusaku Matsuda. The story centers on two ...more

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Patrick Swayze, Reba McEntire, Jeff Foxworthy - The Fox and the Hound 2 is a 2006 direct-to-video followup to the 1981 Disney animated film The Fox and the Hound. It was produced by DisneyToon Studios, directed by Jim Kammerud, and features ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench - J. Edgar is a 2011 American biographical drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood. Written by Dustin Lance Black, the film focuses on the career of FBI director J. Edgar ...more

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Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah, Diane Keaton - Mad Money is a 2008 comedy-crime film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, and directed by Callie Khouri. It is loosely based on the 2001 British film Hot Money.

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Danica McKellar, Tippi Hedren, Clint Howard - Nancy Nestor (Wendie Malick) sees herself as the perfect wife and mother, and now that her teenage genius son Hal (Justin Long) has been named high school valedictorian, her own moment of public ...more

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Son of Morning Heather Graham, Jamie Lynn Sigler, Danny Glover - Son of Morning is a 2011 comedy and drama film written and directed by Yaniv Raz.

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Gretchen Stephen Root, Becky Ann Baker, Hallie Martin - Gretchen is a 2006 film directed by Steve Collins, starring Courtney Davis as the title character. The film was Collins' first full-length feature and was based on his short film Gretchen & ...more

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David Carradine, Bob Balaban, Stephen Root - The Monster Hunter is a 1999 film directed by Mark Lambert Bristol.

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Jane Leeves, Robert Loggia, Richard Dean Anderson - Pandora's Clock is a 1996 miniseries based on a novel by John J. Nance about a deadly virus on a Boeing 747-200 from Frankfurt to JFK Airport. The film stars Richard Dean Anderson, Stephen Root, ...more

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Patricia Heaton, Harvey Keitel, Donnie Wahlberg - The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade ...more

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Will Ferrell, Laura Dern, Rebecca Hall - Everything Must Go is an upcoming film directed by Dan Rush. "After 16 years devising motivational speeches that promise certain success, Nick Porter (Will Ferrell) is abruptly fired. He ...more

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Kathleen Turner, Charles Durning, Wayne Knight - V.I. Warshawski is a 1991 film directed by Jeff Kanew. It was intended to be a film franchise for star Kathleen Turner, but no sequels were ever produced following the film's critical and ...more

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Mark Hamill, Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard - Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare is the fifteenth direct-to-DVD movie based upon the Scooby-Doo Saturday morning cartoons, released on September 14, 2010, seven months after the release of the Scooby-Doo! ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche, John C. Reilly - Cedar Rapids is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta. The script, written by Phil Johnston, was included on the 2009 Black List, a Hollywood list of the most popular unproduced ...more

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Billy West, Tom Kenny, Stephen Root - Tom and Jerry enter an extreme car race competition called the "Super Race" in order to win the grand prize of a beautiful, dream mansion! Driving suped-up hot rods that can adapt to ...more

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Kristen Bell, Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson - Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film, directed by Ken Kwapis, is based on the 1989 book Freeing the Whales by Tom Rose, which covers ...more

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Krysten Ritter, Ciarán Hinds, Stephen Root - Glock is a 2008 film directed by Tom Everett Scott.

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John Hawkes, Stephen Root, Martine Beswick - During a vacation to a viking location, Muriel is mistaken as the leader of a group of vikings! Courage now has to retrieve her before the battle against the trolls. One of the trolls and the ...more

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David Morse, Lloyd Bridges, Stephen Root - Cross of Fire is an American 1989 television miniseries based on the horrific rape and murder of Madge Oberholtzer by D. C. Stephenson, a highly successful leader of the Indiana branch of Ku ...more

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Meredith Baxter, Kelli Williams, Stephen Root - A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story is a 1992 film directed by Dick Lowry.

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Tripping the Rift: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Stephen Root Movies
Tripping the Rift: The Movie Jenny McCarthy, Stephen Root, Maurice LaMarche - Tripping the Rift: The Movie is a 2008 animation, comedy and science fiction film written by Mark Amato, Ken Goin, Lanier Laney, John Minnis, Terry Sweeney and directed by Bernie Denk.

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Bob Funk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Stephen Root Movies
Bob Funk Rachael Leigh Cook, Stephen Root, Amy Ryan -

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Laraine Newman, Frances Conroy, Grey DeLisle - Tom and Jerry & the Wizard of Oz is a made-for-TV movie produced by Warner Bros. Animation re-telling the story of The Wizard of Oz with classic cartoon characters Tom & Jerry. It ...more