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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Zach Galifianakis Movies
Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham
The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx
Due Date is a 2010 American comedy road film directed by Todd Phillips, co-written by Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, and Adam Sztykiel, and starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Zach Galifianakis. The ...more
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Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Chung
The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.
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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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Emma Roberts, Lauren Graham, Zach Galifianakis
It's Kind of a Funny Story is a 2010 drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck.
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A. J. Cook, Victoria Silvstedt, Zach Galifianakis
Out Cold is a 2001 American comedy film about a group of snowboarders in Alaska. It is the first feature film by the music video directing team The Malloys, after co-directing the surfing ...more
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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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Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis
Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on ...more
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Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Billy Bob Thornton
Puss in Boots is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, directed by Chris Miller, executive produced by Guillermo del Toro, and written by Brian ...more
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Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Zach Galifianakis Movies
George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis
Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner. It is a film adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name, written by ...more
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Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah
What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. The title is based on the Las Vegas marketing catchphrase "What ...more
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Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez
The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin.
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Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi
G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the film is the ...more
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Stacy Keibler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zach Galifianakis
Bubble Boy is a 2001 comedy film directed by Blair Hayes and stars Jake Gyllenhaal in the title role, written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. It was inspired by the 1976 movie The Boy in the ...more
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Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer, Missi Pyle
When people begin exploding from stress, George Washington Winsterhammerman tries to ignore the epidemic and live his usual life, but then he suffers his first symptom.
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Zach Galifianakis, Olivia Williams, Scott Foley
Below is a 2002 WWII horror film directed by David Twohy. It was written by Lucas Sussman, Darren Aronofsky and David Twohy, and stars Bruce Greenwood, Olivia Williams, Matthew Davis, Holt ...more
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman, Carrie Fisher
Heartbreakers is a 2001 caper-romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, and Gene Hackman. Weaver was nominated for a ...more
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Speed Freaks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Zach Galifianakis Movies
Speed Freaks Zach Galifianakis, Dendrie Taylor, A.D. Miles
Speed Freaks is a 2008 comedy film written by Zach Galifianakis and A.D. Miles and directed by Michael Blieden.
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The Biggest Schmucks in the World Zach Galifianakis
The Biggest Schmucks in the World is a 2011 short comedy film.
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Flushed Zach Galifianakis, Miriam Shor
Flushed is a 1999 comedy film written and directed by Carrie Ansell.
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Zach Galifianakis, Peter Falk, Chris Kattan
Corky Romano is a 2001 American comedy film starring former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Kattan. Also starring are Fred Ward, Vinessa Shaw, Chris Penn, and Peter Berg. The movie was ...more
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Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis
Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based on C.D. Payne's epistolary novel of the same name and written by Gustin Nash, the film stars ...more
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Have Tig at Your Party Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis, Nick Swardson
"Have Tig at Your Party" is a video of comedian Tig Notaro which has been directed by Tig Notaro herself in 2008.
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The Pity Card is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Zach Galifianakis Movies
The Pity Card Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader, Ashley Johnson
The Pity Card is a 2006 short comedy film directed by Bob Odenkirk.
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Zach Galifianakis, Ron Jeremy, Adam Baldwin
Little Fish, Strange Pond is a 2009 comedy film directed by Gregory Dark and written by Robert Dean Klein.