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The Best Zach Galifianakis Movies

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List of the best Zach Galifianakis movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Though he has been acting since the mid-1990s, Zach Galifianakis didn't become a star until he appeared in the hilarious comedy The Hangover in 2009. Zach Galifianakis'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 Zach Galifianakis movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Zach Galifianakis movies will be at the top of the list. Zach Galifianakis has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Zach Galifianakis movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Zach Galifianakis films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List ranges from Due Date to It's Kind of a Funny Story, plus much more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Zach Galifianakis movies?" and "What are the greatest Zach Galifianakis roles of all time?" If you are a fan of the comedy of Zach Galifianakis, you might also enjoy our list of best Ed Helms movies and best Patton Oswalt movies.
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    The Hangover
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and... more on Wikipedia
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    Due Date
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    Due Date

    Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2010

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    Due Date is a 2010 American comedy road film directed by Todd Phillips, co-written by Alan R.... more on Wikipedia

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    The Campaign
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    The Campaign

    Will Ferrell, John Goodman

    Released2012

    Directed byJay Roach

    The Campaign is a 2012 American political satire comedy film directed by Jay Roach. An... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hangover Part II
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    The Hangover Part II

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2011

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.
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    It's Kind of a Funny Story
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    It's Kind of a Funny Story

    Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham

    Released2010

    Directed byRyan Fleck, Anna Boden

    It's Kind of a Funny Story is a 2010 drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck.
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    Into the Wild
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    Into the Wild

    Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn

    Released2007

    Directed bySean Penn

    Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean... more on Wikipedia

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    Puss in Boots
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    Puss in Boots

    Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas

    Released2011

    Directed byChris Miller

    Puss in Boots is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy film produced by DreamWorks... more on Wikipedia

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    Up in the Air
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    Up in the Air

    George Clooney, Anna Kendrick

    Released2009

    Directed byJason Reitman

    Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Visioneers
    39
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    Visioneers

    Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer

    Released2008

    Directed byJared Drake

    When people begin exploding from stress, George Washington Winsterhammerman tries to ignore... more on Wikipedia
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    The Muppets
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    The Muppets

    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga

    Released2011

    Directed byJames Bobin

    The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin.

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    What Happens in Vegas
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    What Happens in Vegas

    Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2008

    Directed byTom Vaughan

    What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring... more on Wikipedia

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    G-Force
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    G-Force

    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

    Released2009

    Directed byHoyt Yeatman

    G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and... more on Wikipedia

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    Out Cold
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    Out Cold

    A. J. Cook, Victoria Silvstedt

    Released2001

    Directed byEmmett Malloy, Brendan Malloy

    Out Cold is a 2001 American comedy film about a group of snowboarders in Alaska. It is the... more on Wikipedia
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    Dinner for Schmucks
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    Dinner for Schmucks

    Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

    Released2010

    Directed byJay Roach

    Dinner for Schmucks is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach, based on the 1998... more on Wikipedia

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    Speed Freaks
    20
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    Speed Freaks

    Zach Galifianakis, Dendrie Taylor

    Released2008

    Directed byMichael Blieden

    Speed Freaks is a 2008 comedy film written by Zach Galifianakis and A.D. Miles and directed by...Amazon_watch buy button
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    The Biggest Schmucks in the World
    18
    14

    The Biggest Schmucks in the World

    Zach Galifianakis

    Released2011

    The Biggest Schmucks in the World is a 2011 short comedy film.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Flushed
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    Flushed

    Zach Galifianakis, Miriam Shor

    Released1999

    Directed byCarrie Ansell

    Flushed is a 1999 comedy film written and directed by Carrie Ansell.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Between Two Ferns: The Movie
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    Released2019

    Directed byScott Aukerman

    Between Two Ferns: The Movie is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Scott Aukerman.... more on Wikipedia
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    Youth in Revolt
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    Youth in Revolt

    Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi

    Released2009

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based... more on Wikipedia

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    Have Tig at Your Party
    10
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    Have Tig at Your Party

    Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis

    Released2008

    Directed byTig Notaro

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    The Pity Card
    8
    8

    The Pity Card

    Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader

    Directed byBob Odenkirk

    The Pity Card is a 2006 short comedy film directed by Bob Odenkirk.Amazon_watch buy button
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    Gigantic
    14
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    Gigantic

    Zooey Deschanel, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byMatt Aselton

    Gigantic is a 2008 independent comedy film directed by Matt Aselton and starring Paul Dano,... more on Wikipedia
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    Zach & Avery of Fergus
    10
    12

    Zach & Avery of Fergus

    Zach Galifianakis, Shane Koyczan

    Released2004

    Directed bySean Devlin

    Zach & Avery of Fergus is a 2004 comedy drama film directed by Sean Devlin.Amazon_watch buy button
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    8
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    The Great Antonio

    Ben Stiller, Zach Galifianakis

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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    Below
    8
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    Below

    Zach Galifianakis, Olivia Williams

    Released2002

    Directed byDavid Twohy

    Below is a 2002 WWII horror film directed by David Twohy. It was written by Lucas Sussman,... more on Wikipedia

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