Best Movies of Zooey Deschanel

(500) Days of Summer (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 194 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $32.39M

An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $82.23M

A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $51.02M

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Elf (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $173.38M

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

All the Real Girls (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 141 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $0.55M

Small-town love story of a young man with a reputation for womanizing and his best friend's sister.

Surf's Up (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $58.87M

A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.

Our Idiot Brother (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $24.81M

A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.

The Go-Getter (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: null

When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.

Manic (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $0.07M

Lyle Jensen is subject to sudden and violent outbursts, and he is committed to the juvenile wing of the Northwood Mental Institution. Several other youths are there with a variety of ...

Yes Man (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $97.68M

A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

Trolls (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $153.69M

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

Winter Passing (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.10M

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has...

Gigantic (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 99 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 38 | Earnings: $0.10M

A mattress salesman finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, who comes into his workplace, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up.

Flakes (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 95 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $0.00M

A cereal bar manager with dreams of making it big as a rock star, is admired by the locals in town until a greedy capitalist steals his entrepreneurial business.

The Happening (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 93 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $64.51M

A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.

Abandon (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $10.72M

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two-year...

Rock the Kasbah (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 29 | Earnings: $2.98M

A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.

The New Guy (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 85 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 24 | Earnings: $28.97M

A high school senior branded uncool in the ninth grade gets himself expelled so he changes his image to cool kid at the town's other high school.

The Good Life (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in.

The Driftless Area (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 53 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A bartender comes back to his hometown after his parents die, and finds himself in a dangerous situation involving a mysterious woman and a violent criminal.