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    Ranking All Of Ben Stiller's Movies From Best To Worst Was An Experience I'm Not Soon To Forget

    You think you know Ben Stiller flicks, but this might prove otherwise.

    It's crazy to think about what a wild and varied career some longtime, beloved talent in Hollywood have had.

    Ben Stiller is definitely one, and though he may have gotten his start through nepotism, there's no questioning he's also got talent and a unique vision.

    Ben Stiller poses at the opening night of the new play "The Old Man & The Pool" at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre

    Whether it's in front of the camera or behind it, comedy, drama, or any combination thereof, Stiller has delivered some major performances.

    Ben Stiller attends Multiple Sclerosis Calvin Klein Benefit Fashion Show on September 19, 1995

    You don't get nearly 60 film credits to your name without exploring range. Here's how I ranked his films among each other.

    59. The Nutt House (1992)

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    All he did was throw a pie, but he was there.

    58. Black & White (1999)

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    Don't love Stiller as a cop, even though his signature bad-guy sleaze doesn't go unnoticed.

    57. That's Adequate (1989)

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    Getting to see Ben and Jerry Stiller work together is special, as seen in this silly mockumentary flick.

    56. Next of Kin (1989)

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    Another brief but solid villain showing on Stiller's part.

    55. The Independent (2000)

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    It's a film for film buffs, so you have to love that to love this.

    54. I'm Still Here (2010)

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    Ben Stiller appears as himself in a tense moment in a weird movie that was ultimately a huge prank.

    53. Locked Down (2021)

    Ben Stiller walks in the Paddock before the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas

    52. Starsky & Hutch (2004)

    Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller are seen on the set of "Starsky and Hutch" on April 11, 2003 in Los Angeles, California

    51. Heavyweights (1995)

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    The premise is not it, but considering how other things would have/did deal with the subject of weight, it could be muuuuch worse.

    50. Zero Effect (1998)

    1998 Ryan O'Neal And Ben Stiller Star In The New Movie "Zero Effect"

    49. Highway to Hell (1991)

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    Not only are Ben and Jerry Stiller in this flick, but so are Anne Meara (Jerry's wife, Ben's mom) and Amy Stiller (Jerry's daughter, Ben's sister). Gotta love a good family-wide effort.

    48. If Lucy Fell (1996)

    Ben Stiller kneeling behind Sarah Jessica Parker as he pulls at some of the dreadlocks on his head in a scene from the film 'If Lucy Fell'

    47. Fresh Horses (1988)

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    46. Envy (2004)

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    This movie is an underrated Ben Stiller banger with a solid cast around him that gives this a well-deserved boost.

    45. Zoolander 2 (2016)

    44. Little Fockers (2010)

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    Did this need a third movie? Maybe not, but it's still so enjoyable.

    43. Empire of the Sun (1987)

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    Stiller's first time in a Spielberg movie is definitely something to note, and though he was early in his career, he held his own in this film based on the novel by J.G. Ballard.

    42. The Marc Pease Experience (2009)

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    This isn't one of Stiller's most well-known films, but he did his best in the limited-release flick.

    41. The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

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    Ben Stiller once again takes on the guy desperately seeking happily ever after, only to jeopardize his chances with the choices he makes. Not his best, not his worst.

    40. Duplex (2003)

    Danny DeVito directs Drew Barrymore and Ben Stiller in "Duplex" on a sidewalk in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NYC on February 19, 2002

    39. Your Friends and Neighbors (1998)

    Ben Stiller sitting in a sauna in a scene from the film 'Your Friends & Neighbors', 1998

    38. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

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    Again, this one hits differently for history fans young and old. I really enjoyed this but it definitely didn't have the same draw as the first, though it did have more captivating action.

    37. Permanent Midnight (1998)

    1998 Ben Stiller And Elizabeth Hurley Star In The Movie "Permanent Midnight"

    36. The Suburbans (1999)

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    Ben Stiller's stint in this film isn't big but it is full of fun jabs at the record industry as it was.

    35. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

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    Didn't see this one but points for being part of a cute series.

    34. Stella (1990)

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    33. Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)

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    A quick cameo about peaches that's hilarious if you enjoy the film but forgettable if you don't.

    32. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

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    With the second film, not only did the comedy find it's groove but the franchise really blew up.

    31. Hubie Halloween (2020)

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    Hubie Halloween is a cute older-kid-friendly Halloween film where Stiller plays a grumpy orderly...around Adam Sandler. Sound familiar?

    30. Along Came Polly (2004)

    29. Hot Pursuit (1987)

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    Ben Stiller's movie debut was in Hot Pursuit, where he played Chris Honeywell, the guy winning over Dan's (John Cusack) girlfriend after he goofed up a chance at the summer of a lifetime with her.

    28. School for Scoundrels (2006)

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    Nothing about this movie really hit for me. It wasn't bad, but also not too memorable, which can be said for a lot of mid-'00s rom-coms.

    27. The Cable Guy (1996)

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    Another Gen X hit, the raw and dark movie from actors known for their comedy definitely hit a nerve and has grown more appreciated over time.

    26. Keeping the Faith (2000)

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    25. Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006)

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    Ben Stiller may just be the guitar center guy in this one, but who doesn't love the epic adventure that is this movie?!

    24. Meet the Fockers (2004)

    23. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)

    22. Madagascar (2005)

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    Ben Stiller is great as Alex the lion and this film is a solid start for a franchise.

    21. Megamind (2010)

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    Bernard (Stiller) has a funny little arc in this film that's funny aside from the rest of the action. 

    20. Tower Heist (2011)

    Ben Stiller filming on location for "Tower Heist" on the streets of Manhattan on November 16, 2010

    19. Greenberg (2010)

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    Ben Stiller takes on dark comedy again in this one, and it's eerily decent.

    18. Don't Think Twice (2016)

    17. The Watch (2012)

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    A neighborhood watch coming together to avenge a fallen coworker's death is surprisingly touching and a solid moment from Stiller.

    16. Flirting with Disaster (1996)

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    A bit of dark comedy with lots of heart, Stiller pulls at your heartstrings in this one.

    15. Happy Gilmore (1996)

    14. While We're Young (2014)

    13. Mystery Men (1999)

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    12. Night at the Museum (2006)

    11. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

    The movie "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy", directed by Adam McKay

    10. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

    9. The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

    8. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

    7. Reality Bites (1994)

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    Reality Bites isn't just a good Ben Stiller movie, but also his directorial debut. He plays a good, snarky, uptight exec.

    6. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

    Ben Stiller is seen on movie set of "The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty" on May 30, 2012

    5. Zoolander (2001)

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    4. Tropic Thunder (2008)

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    Another acting/directing effort that pushes boundaries, Stiller shines as a flailing action star that is desperately trying to hold on to his 15 minutes.

    3. There's Something About Mary (1998)

    Lee Evans, Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller in a scene from the film 'There's Something About Mary'

    2. Brad's Status (2017)

    1. Meet the Parents (2000)

    A dirtied Ben Stiller sitting on top of roof in a scene from the film 'Meet The Parents', 2000

    That's me, but now time to hear from you! What's your ranking (or at least your top five)? Dish in the comments!