Jonah Hill Feldstein, popularly known as Jonah Hill is a multi-talented personality as an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian. He is particularly known for his brilliant portrayal of comedic roles in movies. He gives something different to each character he portrays as he never makes himself in the signature pattern but makes his character signature in the industry. Even when he is sharing a screen with stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, he made his place better. Jonah made his debut in 2004 with a Hollywood movie named ‘I Heart Huckabees’ and from them with so many ups and down he is known for some his best performance in Accepted (2006), Grandma’s Boy (2006), Superbad (2007), 21 Jump Street (2002) and War Dogs (2016) and received Oscar nominations for his performance in Moneyball (2011), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and a Golden Globe nomination for War Dogs (2016). So, without further a due, here is the list of top 10 the Best movies starring Jonah Hill of all the time.
1. Superbad (2007)
Superbad is an American Comedy film starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera as Seth and Evan receptively. Its story about two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry. He was in the lead role. This film has proven breakout moment of his career and his talent to help carry a film.
2. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolf of Wall Street is an American biographical black comedy crime film based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort. The film has presented Belfort’s journey from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. Hill plays the right-hand man to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jordan Belfort. His performance in this film is considered as one of the best role and earned his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role.
3. Moneyball (2011)
Moneyball is based on Michael Lewis’s 2003 nonfiction book of the same name which is the story of the Oakland Athletics baseball team’s 2002 season and their general manager Billy Beane’s attempts to assemble a competitive team. In the film, we find Hill in the role of Peter Brand, Beane’s assistant general manager. His performance was appreciated by audience as well as critics. One of the best lines mention his character from New York Magazine, ” Hill has never been better than against Pitt’s rapid-fire machismo,” Hill earned his first Oscar nomination for the role, in the category of Best Supporting Actor.
4. 21 Jump Street (2012)
21 Jump Street is an American action comedy film starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum which is an adaptation of the 1987 television series of the same name. It’s a story about a pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. Hill plays a police officer with a knack for slacking in this reboot. He has impressed an audience with his a comic timing and performance.
5. Funny People (2009)
Funny People is an American comedy-drama film starring Jonah Hill in the role of Leo. The film is about a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal disease and tries to fix the relationships in his life. Hill had a small supporting role of Leo who is a buddy of Seth Rugen’s character the lead character of the film. As the film theme is comedy it was better for Hill to be best.
6. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is an American romantic comedy-drama starring Hill in the supporting role . As Matthew, the star stuck waiter in the restaurant of a Hawaiian resort with scene between Hill and Russell Brand is an entertaining side plot to the story, and shows the improvisational chemistry the two would show off in “Greek.”
7. Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Get Him to the Greek is an American black comedy starring Russell Brand and Jonah Hill. Hill plays an entirely new character as Aaron Green, a record company employee. The film is about a record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater. Hill’s sheepish demeanor and passive tendencies honored him winning performance between him and Brand.
8. Accepted (2006)
Accepted is an American comedy film starring Jonah Hill as Sherman Schrader III. It’s a story about a group of high school graduates who create their own fake college after being rejected from the colleges to which they applied. Jonah Hill as Sherman Schrader III, a typical overweight worrywart, but has some of the funniest moments in the movie.
9. This Is the End (2013)
This Is the End is an American disaster black comedy horror film starring Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Michael Cera and Emma Watson. It’s a story about a many celebrities who faced with the Biblical Apocalypse while attending a party at James Franco’s house. Hill is in the role of his real life as comedian as part of a comedic band of brothers.
10. Cyrus (2010)
Cyrus is a British-American comedy-drama film starring John C. Reilly, Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei, and Catherine Keener. Jonah Hill plays role of Cyrus Fawcett who has two-faced character. Its story about a man named John messed in his social life. He has shown his talent where we can see his creepiness balancing between humorously uncomfortable and borderline horror plot and his comedic moments proved him. But we can say he is also better in serious roles.