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List of Kumail Nanjiani Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Big Sick (2017)
16
3
The Big Sick
R
16
3

The movie is based on the real life story of its co-writers – Pakistani American stand-up comedian, Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V Gordan. The two meet at one of his shows and begin a relationship. Cultural differences pose a big problem to them, but a greater concern arise when Emily suddenly gets sick and is kept in a medically induced coma.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Kumail
Director:
Michael Showalter
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
2. The Kings of Summer (2013)
13
2
The Kings of Summer
R
13
2

This 2013 coming-of-age comedy drama film is about three teenage friends who decide to run away from their homes due to their dysfunctional families, and live an isolated life in the woods. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Robinson, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Moises Arias
3. Life as We Know It (2010)
11
2
Life as We Know It
PG-13
11
2

Life as We Know It centres around a man and a woman who dislike each other but end up with the responsibility of taking care of their best friends' baby after their friends die in an accident. It stars Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel as the baby's godparents whose mutual hate turns into acceptance after the arrival of the baby.

As:
Cast
Director:
Greg Berlanti
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Josh Duhamel, Katherine Heigl, Melissa McCarthy, Jean Smart, Josh Lucas, Alexis Clagett, Brynn Clagett
4. Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)
11
2
Hello, My Name Is Doris
R
11
2

Doris is a shy woman in her sixties, who finds herself attracted to her co-worker John. She dreams of a passionate love affair between them, and tries a lot of tricks to get his attention. However, she soon finds out that he is already dating someone else.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Showalter
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Sally Field, Natasha Lyonne, Elizabeth Reaser, Nnamdi Asomugha, Edmund Lupinski, Norma Michaels, Stephen Root
5. Central Intelligence (2016)
11
2
Central Intelligence
PG-13
11
2

Calvin Joyner, a former star athlete dissatisfied with his work as a forensic accountant, suddenly meets heavily-muscled Bob Stone, who claims to be his former severely-bullied and overweight classmate, and asks him to review some transactions. Following a CIA raid, he learns that Stone is a rouge agent and finds himself entangled in a global multimillion-dollar conspiracy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rawson Marshall Thurber
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
6. Goosebumps (2015)
10
2
Goosebumps
PG
10
2

Teenager Zach Cooper unwittingly releases monsters from numerous books in his neighbor Hannah’s father’s bookshelf. Soon he finds that Hannah’s father is Goosebumps writer R.L. Stine who had kept these monsters locked in the books. Now it is up to Zach, Hannah, and Stine to put the monsters back into the books. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Letterman
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Horror, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Amy Ryan, Ryan Lee, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush
7. The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
10
2
The Five-Year Engagement
R
10
2

Sous-chef Tom Solomon is engaged to Ph.D. graduate Violet Barnes. When Tom’s friend gets Violet’s sister pregnant, their wedding is delayed. Soon, Violet lands a job at the University of Michigan and their wedding keeps getting delayed for one reason or another, putting a strain on their relationship. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
8. Stuber (2019)
10
2
Stuber
R
10
2

A complaisant Uber driver is hired by a short-tempered cop who's recuperating from an eye surgery. The purpose is to help the cop catch a heroin dealer who killed his partner. The inharmonious duo find themselves going through shootouts and stakeouts while they try to catch the vicious criminals.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dowse
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mira Sorvino, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Natalie Morales, Iko Uwais
9. The Lovebirds (2020)
11
2
The Lovebirds
R
11
2

The Lovebirds is an action comedy crime film which tells the story of Jibran and Leilani, a couple who have been together for four years. Despite this, they constantly find themselves arguing about varieties of topics. They eventually decide to end the relationship, but soon get embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Jibran
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
10. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
10
2
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
R
10
2

This film revolves around two brothers Mike and Dave, who post an online advertisement in the hope that they will find dates to bring to their sister’s wedding in Hawaii.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Szymanski
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
11. Men in Black: International (2019)
10
2
Men in Black: International
PG-13
10
2

In this spin-off of the Men in Black Series, rookie Agent M joins decorated Agent H in London. Together they fight the intergalactic alien twins adept at taking any form, and chase them around the globe in a quest to save the world. But the incorruptible agency that always protected the earth from invasions, suspects threatening presence of a mole amidst them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pawny
Director:
F. Gary Gray
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
12. Fist Fight (2017)
9
2
Fist Fight
R
9
2

Mild-mannered high school teacher Andy Campbell is anxious of losing his much-needed job to economizing. Amidst the chaos of Senior Prank Day on school’s last day, Campbell unintentionally crosses path with his tough colleague Ron Strickland, who challenges Campbell to a no-holds-barred fight in the parking lot after school. Now Campbell is desperate to find a way to survive this impending disaster. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Richie Keen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, Dean Norris, Ice Cube
14. Dolittle (2020)
9
2
Dolittle
PG
9
2

Dolittle is a unique physician who can speak with animals. When the queen is suffering from a life threatening disease, he is asked to find a cure for her. Therefore he embarks on a journey with his animal friends searching for a healing tree.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Gaghan
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
17. Sex Tape (2014)
8
2
Sex Tape
R
8
2

A comedy film, Sex Tape follows a married couple who make a sex tape to spice up their love life. However, their plans go awry when the sex tape goes missing and the couple embarks on a frantic search to retrieve it before someone else does. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Rob Lowe, Ellie Kemper, Jack Black, Rob Corddry, Jason Segel
18. Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
8
2
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
R
8
2

This comedy sci-fi film tells the story of Nick and Jacob, who decide to help their friend, Lou, who is in trouble. Therefore, they use a time machine in order to travel back in time. Unfortunately, things don’t go as they plan. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Pink
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
19. Hell Baby (2013)
8
2
Hell Baby
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leslie Bibb, Robert Ben Garant, Rob Corddry, Keegan-Michael Key
20. Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013)
12
2
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male
TV-MA
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Comedian
Director:
Marcus Raboy
Genres:
Comedy
21. The Last of the Great Romantics (2014)
11
2
The Last of the Great Romantics
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
George the Counter Guy
Director:
Duncan Skiles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Megan Neuringer, Keith Hodge, Kevin Hodge, Skyler Joy
22. Loaded (2015)
11
2
Loaded
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reza
Director:
Chris Zonnas
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alexandra Holden, Andrew W. Walker, Patrick John Flueger, Robert R. Shafer
23. Duck Butter (2018)
9
2
Duck Butter
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake
Director:
Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Marc Maron, Mae Whitman, Alia Shawkat, Hong Chau
25. Gears of War 3: Careful What You Wish For (2011)
8
2
Gears of War 3: Careful What You Wish For
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matt Villines, Osmany Rodriguez
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Carlos Ferro, Andrew Astor, Daniel Cirilo, Erin Gibson

TV Movie(s)

1. The Arrangement (2013)
9
2
The Arrangement
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Bray
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stephanie Sigman, Amanda Schull, Bryan Greenberg, Manolo Cardona

Animation(s)

The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)
The Lego Ninjago Movie
PG
Plot:

The residents of Ninjago dislike Lloyd since his father is the evil Lord Garmadon. However, they are unaware of the fact that Lloyd is planning to defeat his father with a team of ninjas.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jay (voice)
Director:
Charlie Bean, Bob Logan, Paul Fisher
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Animation, Action, Family
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

The Walking Dead: Season Two (2013)
The Walking Dead: Season Two
M
As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Lenart, Sean Ainsworth, Jason Latino
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Scott Porter, Melissa Hutchison, Mara Junot, Owen Thomas
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War (2017)
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War
M
As:
Cast
Director:
Nathan Hendrickson, JB Blanc, Michael de Plater
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jake and Amir (2007)
Jake and Amir
As:
Cast
Director:
Amir Blumenfeld, Jake Hurwitz
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Rick Fox, Eliza Dushku, Milana Vayntrub, Amir Blumenfeld, Jake Hurwitz
This Is Not Happening (2013)
This Is Not Happening
TV-MA
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Rogan, Joey Diaz, Tom Segura, Ari Shaffir, Jay Oakerson
Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009)
Michael & Michael Have Issues
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Kumail (7 episodes, 2009)
Director:
Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Meloni, Michael Ian Black, Josh Pais, Michael Showalter
Math Bites (2014)
Math Bites
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Clash, Joe Rubalcaba, Jason Milligan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Simon Pegg, Felicia Day, Danica McKellar, Jonathan Bennett, Brian Tyler Cohen, Meghan Hooper White
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (2014)
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (24 episodes, 2014-2016)
Director:
Lance Bangs
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Emily V. Gordon, Jonah Ray
The Pete Holmes Show (2013)
The Pete Holmes Show
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Dhalsim / ... (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henry Dittman, Pete Holmes, Robert James Ashe, Matthew J. McCarthy
Mass Effect: Andromeda (2017)
Mass Effect: Andromeda
M
As:
Cast
Director:
Mac Walters
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Indira Varma, Natalie Dormer, Steven Brewis, Fryda Wolff, Tom Taylorson, Jules de Jongh
The Twilight Zone (2019)
The Twilight Zone
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Samir Wassan
Director:
Owen Harris, Ana Lily Amirpour, Mathias Herndl
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast: