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This list of the best Will Ferrell movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Whether he is playing a scotch-drinking news anchor or a holiday loving elf, Will Ferrell is always hilarious. Will Ferrell'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 Will Ferrell movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Will Ferrell movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Will Ferrell movies?" and "What are the greatest Will Ferrell roles of all time?" The greatest Will Ferrell performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous films like Step Brothers, Old School and the cult classic Men Seeking Women can all be found this Will Ferrell filmography, but its up to fans like you to decide upon the best, which in Will Ferrell's case, are usually his funniest movies. If you think the best Will Ferrell role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Will Ferrell's character-driven comedies, you might also enjoy our list of the best Ben Stiller movies and best John C. Reilly movies.

Will Ferrell has worked with many famous directors, including big names like John Fortenberry and Woody Allen. Movie fans who love Will Ferrell have also been known to enjoy films starring Steve Carell and Jonah Hill.

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Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Step Brothers Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The screenplay was written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, from a story written by them ...more

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
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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Talladega Nights: The Ballad o... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Amy Adams, Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen Ricky Bobby (WILL FERRELL) has always dreamed of driving fast -- real fast -- like his father, Reese Bobby (GARY COLE), who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky’s mother, ...more

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Elf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Elf Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more

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Old School is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Old School Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell Old School is a 2003 American comedy film released by DreamWorks Pictures and The Montecito Picture Company and directed by Todd Phillips. The story was written by Court Crandall, and the film ...more

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The Other Guys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Other Guys Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg The Other Guys is a 2010 action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and featuring Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, ...more

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Blades of Glory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Blades of Glory Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by David Dobkin. It stars Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Christopher Walken. Will Ferrell also has a notable cameo appearance. ...more

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Zoolander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Zoolander Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and Owen Wilson. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and ...more

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A Night at the Roxbury is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
A Night at the Roxbury Eva Mendes, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Coolidge A Night at the Roxbury is a 1998 American comedy film based on a recurring skit on television's long-running Saturday Night Live called "The Roxbury Guys". Saturday Night Live regulars ...more

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Contin... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Will Ferrell 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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Kicking & Screaming is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Kicking & Screaming Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Mike Ditka Kicking & Screaming is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Jesse Dylan starring Will Ferrell and Robert Duvall. It focuses on the exploits of a boys' soccer team and their new coach.

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The Campaign is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Campaign Will Ferrell, John Goodman, Dan Aykroyd The Campaign is a 2012 American political comedy film starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as two North Carolinians vying for a seat in Congress. The screenplay was written by Shawn ...more

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Stranger than Fiction is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Stranger than Fiction Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah Stranger than Fiction is a 2006 American comedy-drama-fantasy film directed by Marc Forster, written by Zach Helm, and starring Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, ...more

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Semi-Pro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Semi-Pro Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Woody Harrelson Semi-Pro is a 2008 American sports comedy film from New Line Cinema. The film was directed by Kent Alterman and stars Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin and Maura Tierney. The ...more

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Starsky & Hutch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Starsky & Hutch Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell Starsky & Hutch is a 2004 American crime action comedy film directed by Todd Phillips. The film stars Ben Stiller as David Starsky and Owen Wilson as Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and is ...more

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MegaMind is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
MegaMind Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell Megamind is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Tom McGrath. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film premiered ...more

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Austin Powers: International M... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, ...more

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Sha... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Will Ferrell Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 action comedy film and the second film in the Austin Powers series. It is preceded by the original film, Austin Powers: International Man of ...more

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Land of the Lost is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Land of the Lost Will Ferrell, Leonard Nimoy, Matt Lauer Land of the Lost is a 2009 American adventure science fiction comedy film directed by Brad Silberling, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and Jimmy Miller, written by Chris Henchy and Dennis ...more

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more

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Superstar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Superstar Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon, Tom Green Superstar is a 1999 comedy film and Saturday Night Live spin-off about a quirky, socially inept girl named Mary Katherine Gallagher. The character was created by SNL star Molly Shannon and ...more

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Get Hard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Get Hard Alison Brie, Will Ferrell, T.I. Get Hard is an American comedy film directed by Etan Cohen and written by Etan Cohen, Jay Martel and Ian Roberts. The film stars Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, Edwina Findley, and Craig ...more

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Daddy's Home is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Daddy's Home Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini Daddy's Home is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders and written by Brian Burns, Anders and John Morris. The film is about a mild-mannered executive named Brad (Will Ferrell) who ...more

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The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Lego Movie Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie Lego: The Piece of Resistance is a 2014 animation, action and comedy film written and directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

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The Internship is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Internship Will Ferrell, Rose Byrne, Vince Vaughn The Internship is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, written by Vince Vaughn and Jared Stern, and produced by Vaughn and Levy. The film stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in ...more

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Everything Must Go is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Everything Must Go 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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The Producers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Producers Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Matthew Broderick The Producers is a 2005 American musical-comedy film directed by Susan Stroman. The film stars Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Roger Bart and Jon Lovitz. ...more

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The Ladies Man is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Ladies Man Julianne Moore, Will Ferrell, Tiffani Thiessen The Ladies Man is a 2000 American comedy film that stars actor, comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Tim Meadows. It was directed by Reginald Hudlin. The movie focuses on the ...more

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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
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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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Har... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Will Ferrell, Gina Gershon, Jeremy Piven The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard is a 2009 comedy film directed by Neal Brennan, starring Jeremy Piven and Ed Helms. The film was released on August 14, 2009.

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Curious George is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Curious George Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell, Ariel Winter Curious George is a 2006 American animated adventure family film based on the book series by H.A. and Margret Rey. It stars Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, Dick Van Dyke, David Cross, Eugene Levy, ...more

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Zoolander 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Zoolander 2 Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson Zoolander 2 is a 2014 comedy film written and directed by Justin Theroux.

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Dick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Dick Kirsten Dunst, Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds Dick is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming from a script he wrote with Sheryl Longin. It is a parody retelling the events of the Watergate scandal which ended the presidency ...more

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Boat Trip is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Boat Trip Will Ferrell, Roselyn Sánchez, Roger Moore Boat Trip is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Mort Nathan in his directorial debut, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz, Vivica A. Fox, Roselyn Sanchez, and Roger Moore.

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Winter Passing is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Winter Passing Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Ed Harris Winter Passing is a 2005 American film. It is the directorial debut of playwright Adam Rapp, also known for his work on the show The L Word. The film stars Zooey Deschanel and Ed Harris, with ...more

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Drowning Mona is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Drowning Mona Jamie Lee Curtis, Will Ferrell, Danny DeVito Drowning Mona is a 2000 comedy-mystery film starring Danny DeVito as Wyatt Rash, a local police chief from Verplanck, New York, who investigates the mysterious death of Mona Dearly, a spiteful, ...more

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Men Seeking Women is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Men Seeking Women Will Ferrell, Nia Vardalos, Stacy Edwards Three friends, who share the same birthday and the same bad luck with women, find themselves single on their 33'rd birthdays. They engage in a bet of $2,000 each to see who can get and keep a ...more

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Criminal Hearts is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Criminal Hearts Will Ferrell, Morgan Fairchild, Kevin Dillon

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The Thin Pink Line is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The Thin Pink Line Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Mike Myers The Thin Pink Line is a 1998 film directed by Joe Dietl and Michael Irpino. The title is a parody of Errol Morris' documentary The Thin Blue Line, which raised questions about the conviction of ...more

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Daddy's Home 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
Daddy's Home 2 Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini Daddy's Home 2 is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Father Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepfather Brad (Will Ferrell) must deal with their respective fathers Kurt (Mel Gibson) ...more

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The House is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Will Ferrell Movies
The House Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins The House is an American comedy film directed by Andrew J. Cohen, who co-wrote it with Brendan O'Brien. Scott (Will Ferrell) and his wife Kate (Amy Poehler) team up with their neighbors to start ...more