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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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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz "The freshness of Marc Webb’s love-me/love-me-not love story is epitomized by its perfectly framed tag lines…Boy meets Girl—Boy falls in love—Girl doesn’t. What else can you say about a ...more

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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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Yes Man Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Bradley Cooper 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 ...more

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created ...more

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Bridge to Terabithia Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb Bridge to Terabithia is a 2007 American-New Zealand fantasy adventure family drama film directed by Gábor Csupó and adapted for film by David L. Paterson and Jeff Stockwell. The ...more

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Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin Almost Famous is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit. It tells the fictional story of a teenage journalist ...more

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Your Highness Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, James Franco Your Highness is a 2011 American fantasy comedy film directed by David Gordon Green, starring Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel, with Justin Theroux, Toby Jones ...more

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Our Idiot Brother Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones 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 ...more

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The Good Girl Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Gyllenhaal The Good Girl is a 2002 comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta from a script by Mike White, and stars Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C. Reilly.

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is a 2007 American western drama film written and directed by Andrew Dominik. Adaptated from Ron Hansen's 1983 novel of the same name, ...more

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Manic Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Don Cheadle Manic is a 2001 American drama film directed by Jordan Melamed and written by Michael Bacall and Blayne Weaver. It was shown at several film festivals in 2001 and 2002, including the Sundance ...more

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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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All the Real Girls Zooey Deschanel, Patricia Clarkson, Danny McBride All the Real Girls is a 2003 American romantic drama film written and directed by David Gordon Green and is about the romance between a young, small-town womanizer and his best friend’s sexually ...more

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The New Guy Zooey Deschanel, Eliza Dushku, David Hasselhoff The New Guy is a 2002 American teen comedy film directed by Ed Decter. The film tells the story of high school loser Dizzy Gillespie Harrison. Dizzy is an unpopular, high school band geek going ...more

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The Go-Getter Zooey Deschanel, Judy Greer, Jena Malone The Go-Getter is a 2007 American independent road film directed and written by Martin Hynes. The film stars Lou Taylor Pucci, Zooey Deschanel, and Jena Malone. In the film, 19-year-old Mercer ...more

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Mumford Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Monaco, Martin Short Mumford is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is set in a small town where a new psychologist gives offbeat advice to the neurotic residents. Both the ...more

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Gigantic Zooey Deschanel, John Goodman, Zach Galifianakis Gigantic is a 2008 independent comedy film directed by Matt Aselton and starring Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, John Goodman, Edward Asner and Jane Alexander. The script, written by Aselton and his ...more

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Surf's Up Zooey Deschanel, Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges 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, ...more

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The Happening Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg, M. Night Shyamalan 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 ...more

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Flakes Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Lloyd, Izabella Miko Flakes is a 2007 American comedy film, directed by Michael Lehmann and starring Aaron Stanford and Zooey Deschanel. This film was written by Chris Poche & Karey Kirkpatrick

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Failure to Launch Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film. In the movie a 35-year-old man lives in the home of his parents and shows no interest in leaving the comfortable life his parents, ...more

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Big Trouble Zooey Deschanel, Sofía Vergara, Martha Stewart Big Trouble is a 2002 American comedy film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and featured a large cast including Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Dennis ...more

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Abandon Zooey Deschanel, Katie Holmes, Gabrielle Union Abandon is a 2002 American thriller film released by Paramount Pictures and Touchstone Pictures. It was written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, starring Katie Holmes as a college student whose ...more

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The Good Life Zooey Deschanel, Bill Paxton, Chris Klein The Good Life is a 2007 film written and directed by Stephen Berra, starring Mark Webber, Zooey Deschanel, Patrick Fugit, Bill Paxton, Drea de Matteo, Harry Dean Stanton, and Chris Klein.

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Once Upon a Mattress Zooey Deschanel, Bernadette Peters, Carol Burnett Once Upon a Mattress is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Kathleen Marshall.

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Eulogy Zooey Deschanel, Famke Janssen, Kelly Preston Eulogy is a 2004 comedy film directed by Michael Clancy.

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Live Free or Die Zooey Deschanel, Michael Rapaport, Kevin Dunn A small town doctor finds himself at the epicenter of “the abortion wars,” for his refusal to back down from his principles. This PBS/Point of View Election Special profiles Wayne Goldner, a ...more

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Raving Zooey Deschanel, Bill Irwin, Michael Wright Raving is a 2007 American short film written and directed by Julia Stiles. It was produced by Plum Pictures. The film stars Bill Irwin and Zooey Deschanel.

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Gospel According to Janis Zooey Deschanel

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