If you like Zooey Deschanel you should definitely watch our picks for her best movies.

Zooey Claire Deschanel, born on January 17, 1980 is an American actress, model and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Jessica Day on the sitcom New Girl, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination and three Golden Globe Award nominations.


10. Our Idiot Brother (2011)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 2Based on the life of film director Jesse Peretz and his sister Evgenia Peretz, the brother and sister duo take us on a journey through the life of a dimwitted but principled, well-meaning, who crashes the lives of his three sisters and creates havoc in his wake. The 2011, comedy-drama stars Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The film has received massive acclaims from critics over the odd story and Rudd’s powerful performance.

Drama, Comedy | Director: Jesse Peretz

Buy Our Idiot Brother on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NK2DVv


9. The Go-Getter (2007)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 3Written and directed by Martin Hynes, this 2007 comedy-drama has us following the journey of a young teenager as he drives through the states in a stolen car trying to locate his long-lost brother. Starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Zooey Deschanel, and Jena Malone, the film makes us laugh and cry with Mercer as he, in his attempt to find his brother, finds a deep connection with the car’s owner and eventually finds himself in the process.

Drama, Comedy | Director: Martin Hynes

Buy The Go-Getter on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2CkZ6rm


8. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 4Based on the previous installments in the media franchise of the same name, this British-American comedy is here to let you know all there is to find out about there! Directed by Garth Jennings, this 2005 science fiction comedy has grossed over $100 million worldwide. With Martin Freeman, Sam Rockwell, Mos Def, and Zooey Deschanel, the movie starts with Arthur finding out his best friend is an alien and the Earth as he knows is about to be destroyed. But don’t panic! The most astonishing adventure is about to begin!

Science Fiction, Comedy | Director: Gath Jennings

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7. All the Real Girls (2003)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 5An ordinary story of a young in-experienced small-town girl falling in love with her brother’s best friend, who has a reputation of a womanizer, soon blossoms into a contemporary tale of honesty and expectations. Written & directed by David Gordon Green, the 2003 romantic drama stars Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel, Shea Whigham, and Patricia Clarkson. The critically well-acclaimed romance has us solving the puzzle that love is, giving us one puzzle piece at a time!

Romance, Drama | Director: David Gordon

Buy All the Real Girls on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Cj5nnK


6. Yes Man (2008)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 6With our favorite comedy actor Jim Carrey in the lead role with Zooey Deschanel and Bradley Cooper, this 2008 romantic comedy is here to make us laugh out loud. Directed by Peyton Reed, this feature film has us following Carl as he challenges himself to say “Yes” to every opportunity that comes his way for a whole year. Based on the book of the same name by Danny Wallace, we have officially entered the era of saying yes!

Comedy | Director: Peyton Reed

Buy Yes Man on Amazon: https://amzn.to/36yq2lz


5. Elf (2003)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 7The perfect addition to your Christmas comedy collection, this 2003 Jon Favreau directorial is on the shelf. Starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, and Mary Steenburgen, the fantasy comedy revolves around the story of Buddy, a human raised by elves on the North Pole, who upon discovering his identity sets out for New York to find his biological father. So join Buddy as he helps you rediscover the joy of Christmas in a world full of cynics!

Comedy | Director: Jon Favreau

Buy Elf on Amazon: https://amzn.to/36FNuNR


4. Bridge to Terabihtia (2007)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 8A book adaptation based on the novel by Katherine Paterson of the same name, this 2007 fantasy drama is a real tear-jerker. Starring Josh Hutcherson, Anna Sophia Robb, Robert Patrick, Bailee Madison, and Zooey Deschanel follows the story of two teenage neighbors who create a fantasy world Terabithia and spend all their time enhancing it, living in an abandoned treehouse. The movie has been directed by Gabor Csupo and has enjoyed a fairly successful reception from critics and fans alike.

Fantasy, Adventure | Director: Gabor Csupo

Buy Bridge to Teabihtia on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JRWiWY



3. Manic (2001)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 9There is one place humans can’t ever escape, and that is their own mind! Directed by Jordan Melamed, this 2001 psychological drama stars first-time actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel. The story unfolds as Lyle lands himself into a psychiatric ward among other troubled teens after attacking a fellow player in a baseball match. The movie has us following their individual roads to recoveries as they grasp at the strings to make sense of their own emotions and learn compassion on the way.

Drama | Director: Jordan Melamed

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2. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 10Written and directed by the dynamic Andrew Dominik, the 2007 biographical drama is based on the 1983 Ron Hansen’s novel of the same name. With star-cast including Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, and Sam Shepard, the movie loosely focuses on the epic relationship between Jesse James and Robert Ford, and the events leading up to the titular murder. This masterful feature film encompasses the greatest mythical betrayal, winning plenty of accolades for Pitt and Affleck on their splendid performances.

Drama, Western | Director: Andrew Dominik

Buy The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford on Amazon: https://amzn.to/32mQjja


1. (500) Days of Summer (2009)

Top 10 Zooey Deschanel Movies 11Even though it was a directorial debut of Mark Webb, it didn’t prevent the film from becoming a blockbuster. The romantic-comedy-drama with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel in the lead roles has us rooting for them against all odds. The story follows Tom as he meets Summer and falling in love with her, only for her to not feel anything at all. Unlike traditional love stories, it doesn’t focus on boy meets girl and their happily ever after; it celebrates love as a feeling above everything!

Drama, Comedy, Romance | Director: Mark Webb

Buy (500) Days of Summer on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JUGS4l


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