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List of Zach Braff Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Garden State (2004)
41
14
Garden State
TV-MA
41
14

Directed by Zach Braff, the film Garden State is based on his real-life experiences as a young man who returns to his hometown in New Jersey after his mother dies. The movie received positive reviews and has garnered a cult following.

Role:
Andrew Largeman
Starring:
Natalie Portman, Jean Smart, Jim Parsons, Ron Leibman, Ian Holm, Kenneth Graymez, George C. Wolfe
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
2. Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
14
5
Manhattan Murder Mystery
PG
14
5

Manhattan Murder Mystery is a mystery comedy film, which tells the story of Carol and Larry, a middle-aged couple who suspect foul play when their neighbor’s wife suddenly drops dead. Therefore they decide to investigate. 

Starring:
Directed By:
3. The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
9
3
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
R
9
3

This romantic comedy drama film revolves around the lives of a few gay friends in West Hollywood, which includes Dennis, a photographer, Cole, a charismatic actor, Benji, the youngest member of their group, Howie, a psychology student who over-analyzes everything, Patrick, a cynical guy, and lastly Taylor, who has just gone through a break-up.  

Role:
Benji
Starring:
Dean Cain, Jennifer Coolidge, Matt McGrath, Ben Weber
Directed By:
Greg Berlanti
4. The High Cost of Living (2010)
8
3
The High Cost of Living
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Henry Welles
Starring:
Isabelle Blais, Patrick Labbé, Julian Lo, Aimee Lee
Directed By:
Deborah Chow
5. Wish I Was Here (2014)
12
6
Wish I Was Here
R
12
6

A struggling actor living in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, finds himself in trouble after his father is gravely ill, as it was his father who was paying for the schooling of his children. Thus, he attempts to home-school his children. He is eventually forced to re-examine his life, his family and his career. 

Role:
Aidan Bloom
Directed By:
Zach Braff
6. The Last Kiss (2006)
12
6
The Last Kiss
R
12
6

The story revolves around a young couple and their friends, all struggling with relationship issues. One among them is Michael, whose live-in-girlfriend is ten weeks pregnant. However, he is not ready for such responsibilities and feels scared. Matters go out of hand when he becomes infatuated with a college girl. 

Role:
Michael
Directed By:
9. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
31
18
Oz the Great and Powerful
PG
31
18

Oscar Diggs a con artist and a magician is sucked away into the magical Land of Oz. Initially, Oscar pretends to be the prophesied great King. But he soon starts caring and has to join forces with Glinda the Good Witch and use science and illusion to defeat the evil witches, Evanora and Theodora. 

Role:
Frank / Finley
Directed By:
11. The Comeback Trail (2020)
5
4
The Comeback Trail
R
5
4

The Comeback Trail is a crime comedy film which tells the story of Max, a movie producer who is going through financial issues, and also owes a huge amount of money to a gangster. Therefore, along with his nephew, he comes up with a plan involving an insurance scam. They decide to make a movie with an ageing actor, and get him killed on the sets, making it look like an accident, so that they can claim the insurance money.  

Role:
Walter Creason
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman
12. Moonshot (2022)
6
4
Moonshot
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Leon Kovi
Starring:
Cole Sprouse
13. Fast Track (2006)
7
6
Fast Track
PG-13
7
6

Tom is a slacker who takes up a job at his father-in-law’s law firm, after he discovers that his wife has quit her job due to her pregnancy. However, several struggles await him in his new office.

Role:
Tom Reilly
Starring:
Donal Logue, Marin Hinkle, Fred Armisen, Charles Grodin, Paul Rudd, Jason Bateman, Amy Poehler
Directed By:
Jesse Peretz
14. Cheaper by the Dozen (2022)
3
5
Cheaper by the Dozen
UA 7+
3
5
Role:
Paul Baker
15. The Color of Time (2012)
2
5
The Color of Time
R
2
5
Role:
Albert
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Bruce Campbell, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain
Directed By:
Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch
16. Nobody's Watching (2006)
11
2
Nobody's Watching
11
2
Starring:
Alan Thicke, Tom Bosley, Taran Killam, Paul Adelstein
Directed By:
Gail Mancuso
17. Effed! (2013)
8
3
Effed!
8
3
Role:
Richie Keys
Starring:
Ted Levine, Ethan Sandler, Talia Tabin, Brian Gattas
Directed By:
Renny Maslow
18. Getting to Know You (1999)
7
3
Getting to Know You
7
3
Role:
Wesley
Starring:
Bebe Neuwirth, David Aaron Baker, Heather Matarazzo, Catherine Anne Hayes
Directed By:
Lisanne Skyler
19. Endsville (2000)
6
3
Endsville
6
3
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Alan Ruck, Laraine Newman, Kyle Secor
Directed By:
Steven Cantor
20. Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade (2004)
6
3
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade
6
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Julie Andrews, Tom Bergeron, Mariah Carey, Ashanti
Directed By:
Ron de Moraes
21. I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust (2005)
6
3
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust
6
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Brittany Murphy, Elijah Wood, Ryan Gosling, Kate Hudson, Oliver Hudson
Directed By:
Lauren Lazin
22. Blue Moon (2000)
4
3
Blue Moon
PG-13
4
3
Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Alanna Ubach, Rita Moreno, Burt Young
Directed By:
John A. Gallagher
23. High (1989)
3
3
High
3
3
Starring:
Craig Ferguson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Dana Barron, Roxann Dawson, Fernando López
Directed By:
Bruce Paltrow

Director

Self Promotion (2015)
9
2
Self Promotion
9
2
Starring:
Alexandra Krosney, Brian Jordan Alvarez, Ben Bledsoe, Nichole Bloom, Derek Goh
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Garden State (2004)
25
9
Garden State
TV-MA
25
9

Directed by Zach Braff, the film Garden State is based on his real-life experiences as a young man who returns to his hometown in New Jersey after his mother dies. The movie received positive reviews and has garnered a cult following.

Starring:
Natalie Portman, Jean Smart, Jim Parsons, Ron Leibman, Ian Holm, Kenneth Graymez, George C. Wolfe
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Night Life (2008)
6
3
Night Life
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Glynn Turman, David Denman, Ashley Williams, Nate Mooney, Karolina Muller
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Going in Style (2017)
12
6
Going in Style
PG-13
12
6

Joe, Willie and Albert, three lifelong friends get cheated of their pension money by a bank. Therefore, they plan to rob the same bank, in order to be able to take care of themselves and their loved ones. 

Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Dillon, Kenan Thompson, Peter Serafinowicz
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Wish I Was Here (2014)
8
4
Wish I Was Here
R
8
4

A struggling actor living in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, finds himself in trouble after his father is gravely ill, as it was his father who was paying for the schooling of his children. Thus, he attempts to home-school his children. He is eventually forced to re-examine his life, his family and his career. 

Starring:
Kate Hudson, Donald Faison, Mandy Patinkin, Ashley Greene, Josh Gad, Jim Parsons, Pierce Gagnon
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Lionel on a Sunday (1997)
4
3
Lionel on a Sunday
4
3
Starring:
Richard Cotovsky, Josey Flyte, Andrew Friedman, Scott Rognlien, Gail Silver
Directed By:
Zach Braff

Animation Movies

BoJack Horseman
22
3
BoJack Horseman
TV-MA
22
3
Starring:
Chris Diamantopoulos, Rami Malek, Andre Braugher, Christine Baranski, Chris Parnell, Angela Bassett, Garry Marshall
Directed By:
JC Gonzalez, Amy Winfrey, Joel Moser, Martin Cendreda, Adam Parton
Clone High
9
2
Clone High
TV-14
9
2
Starring:
Luke Perry, Jack Black, Will Forte, Michael J. Fox, Donald Faison, Phil Lord, Michael McDonald
Directed By:
Ted Collyer, Harold Harris, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Video Games: The Movie (2014)
5
3
Video Games: The Movie
5
3

Through interviews with several game developers, publishers and consumers, in this documentary film, filmmaker Jeremy Snead examines the history of video game history and culture. He also tries to show how video games are made, marketed and consumed.

Role:
Himself
Starring:
Sean Astin, Peter Armstrong, Al Alcorn, Cliff Bleszinski
Directed By:
Jeremy Snead
Chicken Little (2005)
9
7
Chicken Little
G
9
7

Chicken Little throws his little town in panic by claiming that a piece of sky has fallen on his head. But when the panic subsides and he fails to produce that piece, he becomes a laughingstock. To redeem his reputation, he joins the baseball team and helps his team to win.  But that is not enough. He must now convince his town folks, still very skeptical, that an alien invasion is imminent.  

Role:
Chicken Little (voice)
Starring:
Don Knotts, Patrick Warburton, Patrick Stewart, Amy Sedaris, Nathan Kress, Adam West, Fred Willard
Directed By:
Mark Dindal

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Disaster Artist (2017)
11
4
The Disaster Artist
R
11
4

Aspiring filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, forms an unlikely friendship with actor, Greg Sestero, and the two move to Los Angeles. Eventually, as Tommy, writes and directs The Room, one of the worst movies ever made, his awful behavior alienates everyone including his friends. The Room is a flop but goes on to become a cult classic.

Role:
Zach Braff (uncredited)
Starring:
James Franco, Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, Megan Mullally, Zoey Deutch, Judd Apatow, Dave Franco
Directed By:

TV Shows

Arrested Development
33
5
Arrested Development
TV-PG
33
5
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Thomas Jane, Charlize Theron, Isla Fisher, Keri Russell, Judy Greer, David Cross
Directed By:
The Sixth Lead
10
1
The Sixth Lead
10
1
Starring:
Bianca Kajlich, Bridgit Mendler, Bill Lawrence, Rick Glassman
Directed By:
Rick Glassman
Community
28
5
Community
TV-PG
28
5
Role:
 J.D. (uncredited) 1 episode, 2014
Starring:
Anthony Michael Hall, Seth Green, James Brolin, Michael K. Williams, Nathan Fillion, Keith David, Gillian Jacobs
Directed By:
Scrubs
28
5
Scrubs
TV-14
28
5
Role:
Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian / ... (175 episodes, 2001-2010)
Starring:
John Ritter, Elizabeth Banks, Tom Cavanagh, Aziz Ansari, Ryan Reynolds, Heather Locklear, DJ Qualls
Directed By:
Zach Braff, Michael Spiller, Bill Lawrence, Adam Bernstein, Ken Whittingham
The Baby-Sitters Club
7
3
The Baby-Sitters Club
7
3
Starring:
Meghan Andrews, Nicolle Rochelle, Melissa Chasse, Avriel Hillman
Undateable
7
3
Undateable
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Eva Amurri, Donald Faison, Bianca Kajlich, Bridgit Mendler, Tom Cavanagh, Ron Funches
Directed By:
Scott Ellis, David Trainer, Ted Wass, Eric Dean Seaton, Phill Lewis
Cougar Town
9
4
Cougar Town
9
4
Role:
 Pizza Guy / ... (uncredited) 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Starring:
Cindy Crawford, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Ahmed Best, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Tippi Hedren
Directed By:
CBS Schoolbreak Special
6
3
CBS Schoolbreak Special
6
3
Starring:
George Dzundza, James Earl Jones, Kirsten Dunst, Adrienne Barbeau, Meredith Baxter, Scott Baio, Gavin MacLeod
The Exes
6
3
The Exes
6
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Gillies, Leah Remini, Janina Gavankar, Missi Pyle, Cameron Mathison, Wayne Knight, Tyler Posey
Directed By:
Shelley Jensen, Jeff Melman, Andrew D. Weyman, Andy Cadiff, Terry Hughes
Inside Amy Schumer
5
4
Inside Amy Schumer
TV-14
5
4
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Spade, Justin Long, Jerry Seinfeld, Patton Oswalt, Julianne Moore
Directed By:
Ryan McFaul, Neal Brennan, Steven K. Tsuchida, Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer
Solos
5
3
Solos
16
5
3
Starring:
Anthony Mackie, Helen Mirren, Anne Hathaway, Morgan Freeman
Alex, Inc.
4
3
Alex, Inc.
TV-PG
4
3
Role:
Alex Schuman (10 episodes, 2018)
Starring:
Austin Pendleton, Tiya Sircar, Hillary Anne Matthews, Elisha Henig
Directed By:
Zach Braff
Scrubs: Interns
4
3
Scrubs: Interns
4
3
Starring:
Donald Faison, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Chalke, Taran Killam, Todd Bosley
Bill Nye Saves the World
2
3
Bill Nye Saves the World
TV-14
2
3
Role:
Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2017)
Starring:
Bill Nye, David Arquette, Joel McHale, Randy Couture

Zach Braff Awards

Grammy Awards
Garden State Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media 2005