Movies starring Zooey Deschanel

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Our Idiot Brother

Lately, comedies seem to come in two flavors: profane raunch-fests that seek to garner laughs via shock tactics and big-screen sit-coms. Despite Zooey Deschanel's repeated utterance of the word "fuck" and a dud of a threesome, Our Idiot Brother fal...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2011-08-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Jesse Peretz
Cast: Paul Rudd, T.J. Miller, Rashida Jones, ...
Surf's Up

By now, I'm tired of penguins. After Madagascar, March of the Penguins, and Happy Feet, it's time to move on to some new species of beast or fowl. Yet I must admit that of the four recent penguin-centered movies, Surf's Up is the most entertaining...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 2007-06-08
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck
Cast: (voices) Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel, ...
Winter Passing

Winter Passing is a classic example of a pedestrian motion picture being lifted out of mediocrity by an arresting lead performance. Zooey Deschanel doesn't just elevate Winter Passing; she carries it. There are other things to be said in favor of...

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Release Date: 2005-02-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Adam Rapp
Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Ed Harris, Will Ferrell, ...
Yes Man

At first glance, Yes Man appears to be yet another high-concept Jim Carrey comedy. After all, the premise can be summed up in a sentence: "A character played by Carrey in 'zany form' must say 'yes' to every proposal." Over the years, we have gott...

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 2008-12-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ROMANCE/COMEDY
Director: Peyton Reed
Cast: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, ...
Your Highness

When assessing the small motion picture sub-genre of the "fantasy comedy," it's necessary to acknowledge that the impregnable pinnacle is occupied by Rob Reiner's The Princess Bride, a classic whose prominence may never be challenged. Your Highnes...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2011-04-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity,Sexual Content, Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: FANTASY/COMEDY
Director: David Gordon Green
Cast: Danny McBride, James Franco, Rasmus Hardiker, ...