Best Movies of Steve Carell

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 209 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $84.24M

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.


Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 198 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $59.89M

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.


The Big Short (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 197 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $70.24M

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.


Despicable Me (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $251.50M

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.


The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $109.24M

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.


Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $84.14M

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.


Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $368.05M

When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness.


Foxcatcher (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $12.10M

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.


The Way Way Back (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $21.50M

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.


Over the Hedge (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 149 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $155.02M

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.


Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $12.64M

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.


Dan in Real Life (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $47.64M

A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.


Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $154.53M

Lead Role: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett, | Director:

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.


Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $2.18M

With the '70s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.


Café Society (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $11.08M

In the 1930s, a Bronx native moves to Hollywood and falls in love with a young woman who is seeing a married man.


Beautiful Boy (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $6.40M

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.


Last Flag Flying (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $0.97M

Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.


Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $6.62M

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.


Hope Springs (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $63.54M

After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.


Get Smart (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $130.31M

A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.



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