Tuesday, May 21, 2024

5 Funniest Zach Galifianakis Movies

American actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis is famous for his performances in several comedy films. He began to make his name in 2001 as a rib-tickling talk show host, and since then, he has featured in several films. Read belowto find out five of the funniest films from this prolific actor.

  1. Due Date (2010)

Due Date is a 2010 road comedy film that features Peter Highman (played by Robert Downey Jr) and Ethan Tremblay (played by Zach Galifianakis). In the movie, Peter must take a flight to Atlanta for the birth of his child. However, his plans are wrenched by aspiring actor ‘Ethan’ when he misuses the words “bomb” and “terrorist” on the airplane. Desperate to witness the birth of his child, Peter is now forced to take a cross-country road-trip with Ethan, while continuously creating unnecessary obstacles.

  1. The Hangover (2009)

Released in 2009, The Hangover led to two sequels, namely The Hangover II (2011) and The Hangover III (2013). Here, Galifianakis plays the character of Alan, alongside Ed Helms as Stu, Bradley Cooper as Phil, and Justin Bartha as Doug. The movie tells the story of friends who wake with a terrible hangoverfrom a Las Vegas bachelor party. To make matters worse, the husband-to-be ‘Doug’ is missing, and they later learn that he’s been kidnapped. The kidnappers are demanding ransom before they can release him. Armed with his Blackjack skills, Alan visits a casino. He ends up trying to win enough money to help free Doug by sitting at a ‘Blackjack’ table, one of the many real live casino games at Platincasino. Will he manage? Watch the movie to find out!

  1. Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)

This film is an offshoot of the award-winning web programme ‘Between Two Ferns’ hosted by Zach Galifianakis. It follows the story of the ambitious TV talk show host. Accompanied by his crew, he takes road trips to conduct several high-profile celebrity interviews. This hilarious comedy tends to give an insight into the beloved actor that Galifianakis has become over the years. Celebrities interviewed in the film include Matthew McConaughey, Keanu Reeves, and more.

This is a hilarious take on how real interviews should be done. The best part about the same is that the celebrities that are called for the interviews do not hold back when it comes to roasting Zach Galifianakis as well. This makes for an amazing serious banter that becomes comical in almost every respect. You will find that the celebs are getting serious, but in reality, they are just acting out for maximum entertainment. To download the entire series, please visit https://proxy-rarbg.org/

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

  1. The Campaign (2012)

This comedy film features Zach Galifianakis as ‘Cam Brady’ and Will Ferrell as ‘Marty Huggins’ as two political rivals competing for a Congress seat. They both run opposing campaigns and try to outdo each other, buttheir behaviour seems to draw more attention than the upcoming elections. Moreover, Galifiankisand Ferrell were both ‘Best On-Screen Duo’ MTV Movie Award Nominees for this movie.

  1. Keeping up with the Joneses (2016)

Greg Mottola is the director of this 2016 action-comedy film starring Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Gal Gadot and Jon Hamm. The film tells a story of a suburban couple (The Gaffneys) whose lives are suddenly interrupted by the arrival of new neighbours who they later discover are spies. Later in the film, the Gaffneys soon find themselves in the centre of an espionage saga that offers them a glimpse of life beyond their comfort zone.


Zach Galifianakis really began to become a household name when he starred in ‘The Hangover’. However, his appearances in successive critically acclaimed films led his way to the stardom he has achieved today. Apart from the aforementioned movies, other notable performances from this actor can be seen in ‘Masterminds’ (2016),‘Visioneers’ (2008), and of course the ‘Hangover’ sequels (as mentioned earlier).

Lindsey Ertz
Lindsey Ertz
Lindsey, a curious soul from NY, is a technical, business writer, and journalist. Her passion lies in crafting well-researched, data-driven content that delivers authentic information to global audiences, fostering curiosity and inspiration.

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