Movies starring Jay Baruchel

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Fanboys

I wish I could be more positive about Fanboys because I understand what the filmmakers are trying to do. Their goal is to provide a Valentine to fanboys and fangirls worldwide - all those who devote themselves to an element of pop culture and ofte...

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2009-02-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Drugs, Nudity)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Kyle Newman
Cast: Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, ...
Goon: Last of the Enforcers

Since its 2011 release, the film Goon has become something of a cult phenomenon, especially among Canadian hockey fans. (Is that term redundant?) This status likely explains the existence of a sequel. Called Goon: Last of the Enforcers, it con...

Run Time: 1:41
U.S. Release Date: 2017-09-01
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Sports
Director: Jay Baruchel
Cast: Seann William Scott, Alison Pill, Marc-Andre Grondin, ...
How to Train Your Dragon

Seen in standard digital 3-D. When Dreamworks released Shrek in 2001, it appeared the company was ready to challenge Disney/Pixar in the family film arena. Since then, however, Dreamworks' animated efforts have been made more with kids in mind ...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2010-03-26
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
Cast: (voices) Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler, ...
How to Train Your Dragon 2

It's an axiom of the filmmaking industry that any time an animated movie shows a profit, it instantly becomes the foundation for a franchise. Unfortunately, when money drives creative decisions, it's like the cart pulling the horse. Take away the f...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2014-06-13
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Dean DeBlois
Cast: (voices) Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, ...
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The third (and likely final) installment of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, The Hidden World, continues a trend that started with the previous film: muting adult-friendly content in favor of material with a greater appeal to kids. Althoug...

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 2019-02-22
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Adventure
Director: Dean DeBlois
Cast: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, ...
Knocked Up

For Knocked Up, writer/director Judd Apatow's sophomore feature, the filmmaker has elected to follow pretty much the same formula that made his debut, The 40 Year Old Virgin, such a success. Considering how winning the formula is, it's a safe appro...

Run Time: 2:08
U.S. Release Date: 2007-06-01
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Profanity, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Judd Apatow
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, ...
She's out of My League

There are a variety of ways one can evaluate the effectiveness of standard-order romantic comedies. Mine is to ask three questions: (1) Do I like the characters? (2) Do I sense chemistry between them? (3) Am I rooting for them to be together at t...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2010-03-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: ROMANCE/COMEDY
Director: Jim Field Smith
Cast: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller, ...
Sorcerer's Apprentice, The

Perhaps it takes a movie like The Sorcerer's Apprentice to make one appreciate the level of creativity evident in the Harry Potter series. Distilled to their bare essences, both stories are remarkably similar: a modern-day kid discovers he has mag...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2010-07-14
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: FANTASY/ADVENTURE
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, ...
This is the End

By the time September arrives, This is the End will probably be in the running for "funniest comedy of the 2013 summer." The end-of-the-world comedy packs more humor into its 107 minutes than many other contenders (Hangover III and The Internship, ...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2013-06-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence, Drugs, Nudity)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
Cast: Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, ...
Tropic Thunder

Just when it was starting to look like the concept of a "funny comedy" has gone out of vogue, along comes Pineapple Express and its cinematic cousin, Tropic Thunder. The latter film, which has emerged from the warped mind of Ben Stiller, is a litt...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2008-08-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Drugs)
Genre: COMEDY/ACTION
Director: Ben Stiller
Cast: Ben Stiller, Tom Cruise, Nick Nolte, ...