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The Best Zooey Deschanel Movies

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

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This is a list that features films like The Good Girl and The Go-Getter.

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  • Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days ...more
  • Yes Man is a 2008 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul, and Andrew Mogel and starring Jim Carrey. The film is based loosely on the ...more
  • 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 released in ...more
  • The life of Jesse (Josh Hutcherson), an adolescent, changes when he befriends Leslie (AnnaSophia Robb), the class outsider. The children create an imaginary world called Terabithia, which is ...more
  • Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman) is trying to prevent his house from being bulldozed when his friend Ford Prefect (Mos Def) whisks him into outer space. It turns out Ford is an alien who has just saved ...more
  • Set in 1973, it chronicles the funny and often poignant coming of age of 15-year-old William, an unabashed music fan who is inspired by the seminal bands of the time. When his love of music lands him ...more
  • Follows the fate of Lyle (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a violent adolescent who, in lieu of prison, is placed in a juvenile mental institution where he encounters a group of equally troubled teens. This ...more
  • Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison (D.J. Qualls) has finally gotten lucky - he has a second chance to be the guy with no past in "The New Guy," a hilarious story about wiping the slate clean and ...more
  • Justine (Jennifer Aniston) is the good girl. Thirty years old and working in a Texas discount store, she is dissatisfied by her routine and disgusted by her lazy, pot-smoking husband. Her life is ...more
  • Surf's Up is a 2007 American computer-animated mockumentary family comedy film directed by Ash Brannon and Chris Buck. It features the voices of Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, James ...more
  • Mercer (Lou Taylor Pucci), distraught after his mother's death, steals a car from a car wash in Oregon. He flees the state, bound for California, in search of his estranged half brother, Arlen (Jsu ...more
  • A young man (Matthew McConaughey) continues to live at the home of parents who, in desperation to push him out of the nest once and for all, hatch a plan. They hire a beautiful woman (Sarah Jessica ...more
  • Prince Thadeous (Danny McBride) has always lived his life in the shadow of his brother, the heir apparent, Prince Fabious (James Franco). Tired of always being passed over, Thadeous is now content to ...more
  • The Happening is a 2008 American supernatural thriller film written, co-produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan that follows a man, his wife, his best friend, and his friend's daughter as they ...more
  • Infamous and unpredictable, Jesse James (Brad Pitt), nicknamed the fastest gun in the west, plans his next big heist while he launches pre-emptive strikes against those looking to collect the reward ...more
  • Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia Peretz ...more
  • Brian Weathersby (Paul Dano), a mattress salesman with successful siblings, wants to get more out of life. He makes a decision to adopt a child, and, as he begins the process, strange events begin to ...more
  • Tired of struggling to be an actress, Reese Holden (Zooey Deschanel) leaves New York and returns to her Michigan home. She has a cash advance from a book editor who wants to publish the love letters ...more
  • Paul (Paul Schneider) is living it up as a small-town Casanova, happily hopping from one one-night-stand to the next. When Noel (Zooey Deschanel) -- the virginal younger sister of his best friend, ...more
  • Dr. Mumford (Loren Dean) is the new psychologist in a small town. His unique style of therapy draws many patients, including a billionaire (Jason Lee) and a woman with chronic fatigue syndrome (Hope ...more
  • A psychological thriller about a senior (Katie Holmes) at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most ...more
  • Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry's best-selling first novel, "Big Trouble" tells the story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, ...more
  • Neal Downs (Aaron Stanford) is a slacker singer-songwriter who makes his living managing a restaurant that specializes solely in cereal. Owned by Willie (Christopher Lloyd), an aging hippie, the ...more
  • After the death of her cranky grandfather (Rip Torn), Kate (Zooey Deschanel) arrives in Rhode Island to deliver the eulogy at his funeral. While she struggles to think of something nice to say, her ...more
  • John "Rugged" Rudgate (Aaron Stanford) is a petty criminal who is as cowardly as they come, but he would like the residents of his backwoods New Hampshire community to believe otherwise. Teaming up ...more