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

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

List below includes Cane e gatto, Dan in Real Life and more films.

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

Judd Apatow and Woody Allen are among those who have directed Steve Carell at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Steve Carell has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Will Ferrell and Ed Asner in terms of fame and success.

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally have sex. It was co-written by its ...more

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Crazy, Stupid, Love. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steve Carell Movies
Crazy, Stupid, Love. Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and written by Dan Fogelman. It stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma ...more

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama road film and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The screenplay was written by ...more

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steve Carell Movies
Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews Despicable Me is an animation, comedy, crime fiction and family film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud.

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Bruce Almighty Jennifer Aniston, Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman Bruce Almighty is a 2003 American religious comedy-drama film directed by Tom Shadyac, written by Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe and Steve Oedekerk and stars Jim Carrey as Bruce Nolan, a ...more

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Dan in Real Life Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Dane Cook Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve Carell, Alison Pill, Juliette Binoche, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney and Dane Cook.

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Get Smart Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Bill Murray Get Smart is a 2008 American action comedy film which was produced by Leonard B. Stern, who is also the original series' producer. The film is based on Mel Brooks and Buck Henry's 1960s spy ...more

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Date Night Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey Date Night is a 2010 comedy crime film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy ...more

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, in her directorial debut. The film stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley. The ...more

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Dinner for Schmucks Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis Dinner For Schmucks is a 2010 comedy film written by Andy Borowitz, Ken Daurio, David Guion, Michael Handelman, Cinco Paul, Francis Veber, Jon Vitti and directed by Jay Roach.

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Steve Carell Movies
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Kanye West, Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 2013 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 2004 film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. As with the original film, it is directed by Adam McKay, ...more

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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell Over the Hedge is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film based on the characters from the United Media comic strip of the same name. Directed by Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick, and ...more

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Horton Hears a Who! Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, ...more

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Evan Almighty Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jon Stewart Evan Almighty is a 2007 American comedy film and the stand-alone sequel/spin-off to Bruce Almighty. The film was directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the characters created by Steve Koren and Mark ...more

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Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Knocked Up is a 2007 American romantic comedy film co-produced, written, and directed by Judd Apatow. The films stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann. It follows the ...more

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, Steve Carell The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Don Scardino and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Chad Kultgen & Tyler ...more

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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie is the 2004 counterpart film to the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, which was also released in the same year. Directed by Adam McKay and written ...more

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Curly Sue Steve Carell, Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch Curly Sue is a 1991 American romantic comedy-drama film and starred Jim Belushi, Kelly Lynch and Alisan Porter as the titular character. It was the final film directed by John Hughes and the ...more

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Bewitched Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell Bewitched is a 2005 American romantic comedy fantasy film produced by Columbia Pictures and is a re-imagining of the television series of the same name. The film was released in the United ...more

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Hope Springs Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones Hope Springs is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by David Frankel, written by Vanessa Taylor, and starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell. The film was ...more

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Melinda and Melinda Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Amanda Peet Melinda and Melinda is a 2004 comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It was premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. The film is set in Manhattan and stars ...more

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Hammy's Boomerang Adventure Bruce Willis, Steve Carell, Garry Shandling Hammy's Boomerang Adventure is a computer-animated short comedy film based on the film Over the Hedge, which was based on a comic strip of the same name. It can be found on the movie's DVD or ...more

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Cat and Dog Bud Spencer, Marc Lawrence, Tomas Milian Cat and Dog is a 1983 crime comedy film written by Mario Amendola and Bruno Corbucci, and directed by Bruno Corbucci.

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Sleepover Steve Carell, Summer Glau, Jane Lynch Sleepover is a 2004 American teen film directed by Joe Nussbaum and starring Alexa Vega, Mika Boorem, Jane Lynch, Sam Huntington, Sara Paxton, Brie Larson, Steve Carell and Jeff Garlin.

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Suits Steve Carell, Robert Klein, Larry Pine

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We Are One: The Obama Inaugura... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Steve Carell Movies
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial Denzel Washington, Sheryl Crow, Queen Latifah We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was a public celebration of the then forthcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States at ...more

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Stories USA Paris Hilton, Steve Carell, Paul Walker Stories USA compiles six cinematic stories about desperate lives in America, starring many of the world's top actors including Josh Hartnett, Steve Carell, James Gandolfini, Scott Caan and ...more