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List of Ben Stiller Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
84
14
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
PG
84
14

Daydreamer Walter Mitty, the negative assets manager of Life magazine, finds his job at risk when the publication decides to go online. Matters complicate further when the negative 25 which is to be used for the cover of the last edition goes missing. To find Sean, the photographer, Walter steps out of his ordinary life and embarks on a real life adventurous journey around the world.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Walter Mitty
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
2. Meet the Parents (2000)
56
6
Meet the Parents
PG-13
56
6

First of the Meet the Parents trilogy, this comedy film revolves around Greg Focker, a male nurse, who decides to first meet girlfriend Pam’s parents before asking her to marry. However, Pam’s ex-CIA father makes no attempt to hide his dislike for Focker. His futile endeavors to impress only end up in disasters, reducing his chances of winning over the family.  

 

As:
Cast
Role:
Greg Focker
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Nicole DeHuff
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Comedic Performance
3. There's Something About Mary (1998)
50
5
There's Something About Mary
R
50
5

Thirteen years earlier, Ted’s prom date with Mary was a complete fiasco. Nonetheless, he still loves her and hires a private investigator, Pat Healy to find her. Healy, not just finds her, but also falls for her. He misleads Ted and begins to date Mary himself. However, Ted soon finds out the truth and sets out to win Mary’s heart.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ted
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Fight
4. Tropic Thunder (2008)
51
9
Tropic Thunder
R
51
9

Focused on a group of prima donna actors who are making a Vietnam War film, the movie Tropic Thunder is a parody of many famous war movies. The film received generally positive reviews and grossed more than $188 million worldwide. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Action, Comedy
5. Empire of the Sun (1987)
24
8
Empire of the Sun
PG
24
8

Schoolboy Jamie Graham gets separated from his wealthy British family in Shanghai after the Japanese army begins occupying China during WWII and struggles to overcome hunger on the streets until being taken to a POW camp. He remains upbeat despite witnessing the horrors of war firsthand and survives with the help of several strangers whom he befriends.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
History, War, Drama
6. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
29
6
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
PG-13
29
6

In 1970s San Diego, Ron Burgundy is a highly successful news anchorman in male-dominated Channel 4. However, the arrival of Veronica Corningstone, an ambitious woman aspiring to be a newswoman, changes the entire scenario. Ron becomes increasingly resentful of Veronica’s success beginning a fierce rivalry between the two.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
7. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
36
7
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
36
7

Average Joe's Gymnasium is on the verge of shutdown or even demolition unless its owner Peter LaFleur raises $50,000 to pay to the powerful Globo Gym owner, White Goodman. To raise the money, four underachievers and members of Average Joe decide to participate in a dodgeball tournament.  But then, Goodman builds his own team too to defeat them.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
White Goodman
Director:
Rawson Marshall Thurber
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Villain
8. Night at the Museum (2006)
38
4
Night at the Museum
PG
38
4

Larry Daley is divorced and unsuccessful. He is hired to work as a night watchman at a museum where, much to his astonishment, he finds that the exhibits to come to life every night and create a ruckus. It is up to Larry now to control the exhibits, prevent a theft attempt by three old guards and eventually gain respect in his son’s eye.

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Daley
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
9. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
19
9
The Royal Tenenbaums
R
19
9

Royal Tenenbaum and his now-separated wife Etheline have three children, including an adopted girl, all of whom were geniuses as teenagers, but are now struggling with their adult lives. Learning that Etheline is planning to remarry, Royal fakes cancer to bring his dysfunctional family together, but also exposes years of failure and betrayal, resulting in chaos.

As:
Cast
Role:
Chas Tenenbaum
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
10. Beastie Boys Story (2020)
7
5
Beastie Boys Story
TV-MA
7
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Self
Director:
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Spike Jonze, Mike D, Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch
11. Mission: Improbable (2000)
7
2
Mission: Improbable
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Crooze
Director:
Joel Gallen
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Woo, Tom Cruise, Stephen Chang, David Lea
12. Meet the Fockers (2004)
33
2
Meet the Fockers
TV-14
33
2

A sequel to Meet the Parents, the movie sets up the meeting between the Byrnes family and Greg Focker’s parents, Bernie and Roz Focker. The polar opposite lifestyle of the parents almost tears the happy couple of Greg and Pam apart until they find their way back to each other through humorous situations. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Greg Focker
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
13. The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
48
8
The Heartbreak Kid
R
48
8

Eddie Cantrow marries Lila after dating only for a few months, without getting to know her properly. But Lila soon turns out to be a nightmare and he starts finding her beyond annoying during their honeymoon in Los Cabos. He also falls in love with another vacationer, Miranda. Disaster awaits as Eddie tries to get rid of Lila. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Eva Longoria, Malin Akerman, Michelle Monaghan, Rob Corddry
14. Zoolander (2001)
28
7
Zoolander
R
28
7

Dimwitted Derek Zoolander is devastated after he fails to win the top male fashion model honor and is disowned by his family for being unable to assist his father and brothers in the coal mines. Fashion mogul Jacobim Mugatu gives him a new lease of life, but is actually planning to brainwash him into assassinating Malaysia's Prime Minister.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Derek Zoolander
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
15. Flirting with Disaster (1996)
14
2
Flirting with Disaster
R
14
2

Mel Colpin was adopted as a child, and when he becomes a father, he feels that he cannot name his son until he knows who his real parents are. Accompanied by his wife and an adoption agent, he departs on a road trip to find out the identity of his real parents.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mel Coplin
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
16. Zero Effect (1998)
11
4
Zero Effect
R
11
4

Daryl Zero is a detective who believes himself to be the greatest. Along with his associate, he investigates a complex and mysterious case of blackmail and missing keys for a businessman named Gregory Stark. In order to trap the blackmailer, Zero sets up a sting up.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Arlo
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ryan O'Neal, Bill Pullman, Kim Dickens, Angela Featherstone
17. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
22
3
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
PG
22
3

The film is the final installment of a trilogy based on Night at the Museum. The story focuses on Larry Daley, a night guard at American Museum of Natural History, where all the artifacts come to life at night and describes his travel to London in the company of Teddy Roosevelt, Sacagewea, Jedediah, Octavius, Dexter, Attila the Hun in order to save the tablet of Ahkmenrah from losing its magic.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Daley / Laaa
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
18. Along Came Polly (2004)
27
3
Along Came Polly
PG-13
27
3

Risk analyst Reuben Feffer, determined to take back control of his life after he finds his newly married bride cheating on him on their honeymoon, becomes attracted to his free-spirited former classmate Polly Prince after meeting her at an art gallery. However, when his bride makes an attempt at reconciliation, he runs both through a risk-management computer program.

As:
Cast
Role:
Reuben Feffer
Director:
John Hamburg
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
19. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
24
2
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
PG
24
2

In this second installment in the Night at the Museum series, Larry learns that the exhibits will be moved to the Smithsonian Institution without the Tablet of Ahkmenrah. He soon receives a call for help from Jedediah who, along with his other friends, is under attack from Kahmunrah. Kahmunrah intends to raise an army and conquer the world. Larry now must save his friends.

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Daley
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Adventure
20. Starsky & Hutch (2004)
22
4
Starsky & Hutch
PG-13
22
4

After a dead body is found on the beach of Bay City, two Police detectives, reckless workaholic David Starsky and the easy-going Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, find clues that lead to drug kingpin Reese Feldman. Following a botched investigation, the two are suspended and their friendship is shattered, but must join forces to stop a bigger scheme by Feldman.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
David Starsky
Director:
Todd Phillips
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
21. Keeping the Faith (2000)
16
4
Keeping the Faith
PG-13
16
4

Keeping the Faith is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a priest and a rabbi, who have been friends since boyhood. However, when both of them fall for the same woman, their friendship is under strain. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rabbi Jake Schram
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
22. Heavy Weights (1995)
10
4
Heavy Weights
PG
10
4

Heavyweights is a comedy drama film which revolves around the lives of a few fat kids who are lured into joining a camp with the promise of quick weight loss. However, they soon find out that the former owners have declared bankruptcy and the new owner is a fitness fanatic. He turns the lives of the kids into a nightmare.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Kenan Thompson, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, Judd Apatow, Jeffrey Tambor, David Goldman, Joseph Wayne Miller
23. Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
8
5
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
R
8
5

Musicians JB and KG are on the cusp of becoming one of the greatest rock bands ever if they can find the legendary ‘pick of destiny’, which has supernatural powers. Unfortunately, the guitar pick is actually a piece of Satan’s tooth who wants it back to regain full power. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Liam Lynch
Genres:
Adventure, Musical, Music, Comedy
24. Tower Heist (2011)
18
4
Tower Heist
PG-13
18
4

Arthur Shaw, one of the richest residents of The Tower, is under house arrest for embezzling over US $2 billion from his investors. These include building manager Josh Kovaks and his co-workers, who then plan a tower heist with petty criminal, Slide, to break into the apartment to steal their money back. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Josh Kovaks
Director:
Brett Ratner
Genres:
Action, Crime, Comedy
25. Reality Bites (1994)
8
2
Reality Bites
PG-13
8
2

Reality Bites is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of an aspiring videographer working on a documentary about the unvoiced lives of her friends, roommates as well as herself.  

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Michael Grates
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
26. Brad's Status (2017)
11
3
Brad's Status
R
11
3

Brad takes his son on a college tour on the East Cost, and soon he meets up with an old friend. Upon realizing that most of his friends are living a luxurious life, he begins to feel that maybe he had made the wrong choices regarding his career, and maybe he could have done better than them.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Brad Sloan
Director:
Mike White
Genres:
Comedy
27. Don't Think Twice (2016)
6
5
Don't Think Twice
R
6
5

Don’t Think Twice is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a group of best friends who are struggling to gain success as a comedy group. However, when one of them, Jack, gets a role in a popular show, insecurities arise among them.

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Birbiglia
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher
28. The Cable Guy (1996)
17
3
The Cable Guy
PG-13
17
3

Steven Kovacs bribes cable installer Ernie ‘Chip’ Douglas to give him free premium channels. However, Chip soon becomes intrusive, invades Steven’s personal life, and makes his life a living hell. When Steven tries to break their friendship, things take a much darker turn, including Chip taking Steven’s ex Robin as a hostage. 

As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Drama
29. Mystery Men (1999)
15
2
Mystery Men
PG-13
15
2

This superhero satire features a group of aspiring superheroes of Champion City who often fail due to their incompetence. But when super-villain Casanova Frankenstein captures the city’s real superhero Captain Amazing, the amateur superheroes have to join their forces, and pull together their peculiar powers such as shoveling, flying bowling balls, fork-hurling and such expertise, to save the city and its superhero.

As:
Cast
Role:
Furious
Director:
Kinka Usher
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
30. While We're Young (2014)
10
2
While We're Young
R
10
2

Documentary filmmaker Josh Srebnick and wife Cornelia are apparently happily married middle-aged couple; but everything is not so rosy on professional and personal fronts. Then they meet a generation younger charming couple, Jamie and Darby, who bring freshness in older couple’s life. They enjoy being around the youngsters and try doing things they do. Will this friendship rejuvenate Josh and Cornelia’s lives?

As:
Cast
Role:
Josh
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Naomi Watts, Charles Grodin, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried, Maria Dizzia, Adam Horovitz, Matthew Maher
31. Duplex (2003)
19
3
Duplex
PG-13
19
3

A young couple moves into a gorgeous duplex in the middle of New York. However, they did not expect the elderly lady upstairs to be an issue. Her annoying behavior eventually forces the couple to take desperate measures. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Alex Rose
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Maya Rudolph, Danny DeVito, Swoosie Kurtz, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein, Justin Theroux
36. Greenberg (2010)
8
3
Greenberg
R
8
3

Recently discharged from hospital after suffering a nervous breakdown, New York City resident Roger visits Los Angeles to house sit for his brother, where he meets the family's personal assistant and soon falls in love with her.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
37. Stella (1990)
7
2
Stella
PG-13
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Erman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Bette Midler, Trini Alvarado, Stephen Collins
39. The Watch (2012)
16
6
The Watch
R
16
6

Four friends, Evan, Bob, Franklin, and Jamarcus in the town of Glenview, Ohio, form a neighborhood watch to find out who is killing their townspeople. When they discover aliens living amongst them and an alien plot to conquer the world, they must find a way to stop the invasion. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Evan
Director:
Akiva Schaffer
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action
40. Highway to Hell (1991)
6
3
Highway to Hell
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Ate de Jong
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Gilbert Gottfried, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Patrick Bergin, Adam Storke, Chad Lowe, Kristy Swanson
41. Little Fockers (2010)
15
3
Little Fockers
PG-13
15
3

In this last film in the Meet the Parents series, Greg and Pam are leading a contented life with their twins when Jack Byrnes shows up and appoints his son in law as the successor of the Byrnes family. However, despite his move, Jack is still doubtful of Greg. His suspicion is enhanced when he sees Greg with the beautiful Andi Garcia.

As:
Cast
Role:
Greg Focker
Director:
Paul Weitz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
42. School for Scoundrels (2006)
7
3
School for Scoundrels
PG-13
7
3

Roger, a meter-reader with low self-esteem, joins Dr. P’s confidence-building classes to win over his dream-girl, Amanda. As Roger makes good progress, he realizes that his confidence has pushed his egotistical teacher into competitive drive triggering an aggressive rivalry. After abolishing Roger’s personal and professional life, when Dr. P rushes to win Amanda’s affection, Roger must find a way to counter his teacher.

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Phillips
Genres:
Comedy
43. Next of Kin (1989)
9
2
Next of Kin
R
9
2

Next of Kin is a crime thriller action film which tells the story of Truman, a police officer in Chicago, whose brother is killed by the mob. Therefore, he sets out on a mission to find the killer. Meanwhile, Briar, another one of his brothers, decides to look for the killer on his own.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Irvin
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
45. Envy (2004)
12
3
Envy
PG-13
12
3

Envy is a dark comedy film, which revolves around two friends, who are also neighbors and co-workers. However, when one of their inventions succeeds, the other finds himself quite jealous of his friends’ success.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Tim Dingman
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Comedy
49. Zoolander 2 (2016)
8
7
Zoolander 2
PG-13
8
7

After leading reclusive lives away from modeling world for long time, models Derek and Hansel are enlisted by Interpol to investigate a series of murders of celebrities who died with a Zoolander-special ‘Blue Steel’ look. As they meet special agent Valentina Valencia at Rome fashion event, they uncover a sinister plot designed by fashion-magnate Mugatu, who is after the ‘Fountain of Youth.’  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Derek
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
51. The Marc Pease Experience (2009)
5
2
The Marc Pease Experience
PG-13
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jon Gribble
Director:
Todd Louiso
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Schwartzman, Anna Kendrick, Jay Paulson, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
52. The Rooneys (2010)
8
4
The Rooneys
8
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Chuck Williams
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Rosey Grier, Maud Adams, Pat Boone, Christina Aber, Christopher Aber
54. Derek Zoolander: Male Model (1996)
10
1
Derek Zoolander: Male Model
10
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Derek Zoolander
Director:
Russell Bates
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Jason Lewis
55. Backstreet Boyz (1998)
6
1
Backstreet Boyz
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Joel Gallen
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Carter, Andy Dick, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell
56. Shoeshine (1987)
8
2
Shoeshine
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Investment Banker
Director:
Tom Abrams
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Jordan Flash Rose
57. The Hustler of Money (1987)
6
2
The Hustler of Money
6
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Vince
Director:
Ben Stiller, Ralph Glenn Howard, Steve Klayman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, John Mahoney, Nina Tremblay, Glen Holtzer
58. Derek Zoolander University (1997)
6
1
Derek Zoolander University
6
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Derek Zoolander
Director:
Russell Bates
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Henry, Mark Vanderloo, Jason Lewis, Derek Riker
59. Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable (2012)
6
1
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable
TV-MA
6
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Panelist
Director:
Mark Farrell
Genres:
Comedy
60. Todd's Coma (2005)
6
2
Todd's Coma
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Troy Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Todd Glass, Candice Azzara, Amanda Beard, Blake Clark
61. Elvis Stories (1989)
6
2
Elvis Stories
6
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Jeremy Piven, Mike Myers, John Cusack, Jeff Kahn, Amy Stiller
63. Working Tra$h (1990)
4
1
Working Tra$h
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Freddy Novak
Director:
Alan Metter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George Carlin, Buddy Ebsen, Leslie Hope, Michael J. Pollard

Director

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
84
14
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
PG
84
14

Daydreamer Walter Mitty, the negative assets manager of Life magazine, finds his job at risk when the publication decides to go online. Matters complicate further when the negative 25 which is to be used for the cover of the last edition goes missing. To find Sean, the photographer, Walter steps out of his ordinary life and embarks on a real life adventurous journey around the world.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Tropic Thunder (2008)
51
9
Tropic Thunder
R
51
9

Focused on a group of prima donna actors who are making a Vietnam War film, the movie Tropic Thunder is a parody of many famous war movies. The film received generally positive reviews and grossed more than $188 million worldwide. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Heat Vision and Jack (1999)
7
3
Heat Vision and Jack
7
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, uncredited
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Short, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Zoolander (2001)
28
7
Zoolander
R
28
7

Dimwitted Derek Zoolander is devastated after he fails to win the top male fashion model honor and is disowned by his family for being unable to assist his father and brothers in the coal mines. Fashion mogul Jacobim Mugatu gives him a new lease of life, but is actually planning to brainwash him into assassinating Malaysia's Prime Minister.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
Untitled Christine Taylor Project (2007)
6
1
Untitled Christine Taylor Project
6
1
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Christine Taylor, Fran Kranz, Modi
The Hustler of Money (1987)
6
2
The Hustler of Money
6
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller, Ralph Glenn Howard, Steve Klayman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, John Mahoney, Nina Tremblay, Glen Holtzer
The Cable Guy (1996)
17
3
The Cable Guy
PG-13
17
3

Steven Kovacs bribes cable installer Ernie ‘Chip’ Douglas to give him free premium channels. However, Chip soon becomes intrusive, invades Steven’s personal life, and makes his life a living hell. When Steven tries to break their friendship, things take a much darker turn, including Chip taking Steven’s ex Robin as a hostage. 

As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Elvis Stories (1989)
6
2
Elvis Stories
6
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Jeremy Piven, Mike Myers, John Cusack, Jeff Kahn, Amy Stiller
Zoolander 2 (2016)
8
7
Zoolander 2
PG-13
8
7

After leading reclusive lives away from modeling world for long time, models Derek and Hansel are enlisted by Interpol to investigate a series of murders of celebrities who died with a Zoolander-special ‘Blue Steel’ look. As they meet special agent Valentina Valencia at Rome fashion event, they uncover a sinister plot designed by fashion-magnate Mugatu, who is after the ‘Fountain of Youth.’  

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
The Station (2009)
4
2
The Station
4
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Mel Rodriguez, George Romero, Tony Alameda, Justin Bartha, Whitney Cummings

Narrator/Dubbing

Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007)
Elmo's Christmas Countdown
TV-Y
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Stiller the Elf (voice)
Director:
Gary Halvorson
Genres:
Family, Music
Star Cast:
Kevin James, Pam Arciero, Fran Brill, Tyler Bunch, Leslie Carrara

Animation Movies

Megamind (2010)
Megamind
TV-PG

A supervillain Megamind kills the superhero Metroman after a long battle and takes over the Metro City. However, with no one to challenge his authority, he is soon bored. He, thus, creates a superhero to work against him. The problem begins when the superhero begins acting like a supervillain committing various crimes. Will the supervillain now take on the mantle of superhero?

As:
Cast, Producer, Voiceover
Role:
Bernard
Director:
Tom McGrath
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation, Sci-Fi, Action
Madagascar (2005)
Madagascar
TV-PG

Marty the zebra, Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippopotamus are best friends at New York's Central Park Zoo. Marty yearns for a life in the wilderness. His attempt to escape the zoo eventually lands the four on a ship en route to Africa. However, when the ship capsizes, they land in Madagascar and now have to learn to survive in the wild.

 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Alex
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
TV-PG

An animated comedy, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is the third film in the series and showcases four animals still trying to get back to their home in Central Park Zoo of New York. In this instalment, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman join a travelling circus in Europe, all the while trying to evade capture by an overzealous animal control officer.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Alex
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
TV-PG

In their attempt to fly back to New York City aboard the rickety airplane, the Madagascar animals run out of fuel and crash-land in Africa, where Alex is reunited with his parents. However, the zoo-lion disappoints his father being unable to complete the rite of passage, while his homesick friends eagerly wait for the penguins to fix the plane.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Alex
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Action, Comedy, Animation

TV Shows

Eagleheart
Eagleheart
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Woliner, Eric Appel, Jay Karas, Benjamin Berman, Peter Lauer
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Chris Elliott, Maria Thayer, Brett Gelman, Jack Wallace
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' (2007)
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny'
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Liam Lynch
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Timothy Francis Robbins, Liam Lynch, JR Reed, Tim Robbins, Troy Gentile
Viva Variety
Viva Variety
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Miller, Mark Gentile
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney, Michael Ian Black, Betsy Chang
The Ben Stiller Show
The Ben Stiller Show
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself - Various
Director:
Ben Stiller, Jeff Kahn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Kahn, Harry O'Reilly, Edward M. Capuano
Haters Back Off!
Haters Back Off!
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Gaynord, Todd Rohal
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Colleen Ballinger, Angela Kinsey, Francesca Reale, Erik Stocklin
Le débarquement
Le débarquement
As:
Cast
Director:
Renaud Le Van Kim, Alex Lutz
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marion Cotillard, Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Philippe Lellouche, Nicolas Bedos
Stiller & Meara
Stiller & Meara
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ben Stiller, Daniel Strange
Genres:
Comedy
What's the Name of That Song (2004)
What's the Name of That Song
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Director:
Victor DiNapoli
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Eric Jacobson, Paul McGinnis
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti (2010)
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Mike Rosenstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher, Will Ferrell, 'Weird Al' Yankovic
Behind the Zipper with Magda (1998)
Behind the Zipper with Magda
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Keith David, Wally Churabi, Peter Farrelly, Kip Hunter, Evan Liss
The Trip
The Trip
TV-14
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
 Ben Stiller (uncredited) 1 episode, 2010
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Johnson, Claire Keelan
Little Fockers: Alternate Opening, Wedding Dream and Morning Wakeup (2011)
Little Fockers: Alternate Opening, Wedding Dream and Morning Wakeup
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Greg Focker (uncredited)
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:

Special appearance/Cameo

Happy Gilmore (1996)
Happy Gilmore
PG-13

Failed hockey player Happy Gilmore suddenly learns that he has a talent for hitting golf balls high, and decides to join the PGA Tour to earn money to save his grandmother's house from the IRS. He becomes a fan favorite for his unorthodox antics, but pro golfer Shooter McGavin conspires to expel him due to his poor etiquette.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Sandler, Julie Bowen, Carl Weathers, Kevin Nealon, Christopher McDonald, Frances Bay
Heat Vision and Jack (1999)
Heat Vision and Jack
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, uncredited
Role:
Strip Club DJ / Self (uncredited)
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Short, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Submarine (2010)
Submarine
R

Based on the novel of the same name by Joe Dunthrone, the coming-of-age movie follows teenager Oliver Tate navigating his way through life while trying to have a relationship with his classmate Jordana. He is also worried about his depressed father, Lloyd, and his mother, Jill, having an affair with new-age guru, Graham. 

As:
Cast, Producer, uncredited
Role:
Soap Opera Star (uncredited)
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige
Orange County (2002)
Orange County
PG-13

After his application is rejected at Stanford University, Shaun finds out that his academic transcript got mixed up with that of another student. Due to his determination to get accepted at the university, Shaun decides to use any means necessary. 

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
The Firefighter (uncredited)
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
The Trip (2010)
The Trip

Steve Coogan is a food critic who has been asked by The Observer to tour some of the finest restaurants in the country. However, his girlfriend backs out, and therefore he decides to take his best friend with him.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Ben Stiller (uncredited)
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Paul Popplewell, Margo Stilley
Sledge: The Untold Story (2005)
Sledge: The Untold Story
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Commander (uncredited)
Director:
Brad Martin
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Musical
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Eric Roberts, Holmes Osborne, David Leitch, Kelly Hu, Carrie-Anne Moss
The Nutt House (1992)
The Nutt House
PG-13
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Pie thrower (uncredited)
Director:
Adam Rifkin, Scott Spiegel
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Traci Lords, Stephen Kearney, Amy Yasbeck, Robert Trebor, Robert Colbert
Zoolander Returns to the Runway (2015)
Zoolander Returns to the Runway
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Derek Zoolander (uncredited)
Director:
Vincent Peone, Josh Ruben
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Owen Wilson, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Anna Wintour

Ben Stiller Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Ben Stiller Show Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1993
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Best Villain 2005
Meet the Parents Best Comedic Performance 2001
There's Something About Mary Best Fight 1999