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33 Movie Cameos That Were Hilarious, Heartwarming, Or Just Plain Unexpected

Brad Pitt was in WHAT movie for just two seconds?!

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite movie cameo of all time, and they were not caught off guard by the question. Here are their on-the-money responses:

1. Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown in A Million Ways to Die in the West


"It was just so unexpected and such an awesome cameo."


2. Jodi Benson as Robert's secretary in Enchanted


"Jodi was the voice of Ariel in The Little Mermaid!"


Judy Kuhn (who provided the singing voice for Pocahontas in Pocahontas) and Paige O'Hara (who voiced Belle in Beauty and the Beast) also have cameos in the movie.

3. Bill Murray as himself in Zombieland


"His brief appearance before Jesse Eisenberg's character kills him, thinking he is a zombie — and then realizing it really was Bill Murray — had me laughing so hard. His cameo in Zombieland: Double Tap was just as funny."


4. Cate Blanchett as Janine in Hot Fuzz


"She's totally unrecognizable as she’s wearing full crime scene gear."


5. Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness


"At the end of the movie, when Will Smith's character is walking with his son, the real Chris Gardner (who Will Smith is portraying) strolls past them."


6. Miley Cyrus in High School Musical 2


"Miley in that iconic yellow top just jamming out at the Lava Springs staff party for some weird reason."


7. Matt Damon as Fiona's new boyfriend in EuroTrip



"Scotty doesn’t know!"


8. Paul McCartney as Jack's uncle in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


9. Serena Williams, Kylie and Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Gigi Hadid, and Lily Aldridge in Ocean's 8

Warner Bros.

"The Met Gala scenes would be nothing without the real celebs."


10. Stan Lee as a FedEx delivery person in Captain America: Civil War


"All the Stan Lee cameos are super fun to look for and add a nice extra detail to the MCU movies. My favorite is in Civil War, when he is a FedEx guy and asks for 'Tony Stank.'”


11. Jimmy Buffet in Jurassic World


"You can see him running from the pterodactyls with a margarita in each hand."


12. The Jonas Brothers as Cupid statues in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

20th Century Fox

"They even sing 'Love Bug' at one point."


13. Tina Fey as Nadya in Muppets Most Wanted


"She played a singing Russian prison officer. Very odd, but it strangely works."


14. Dustin Hoffman as himself in The Holiday


"It was not originally in the script, Dustin Hoffman was just walking past the production filming in a video store and went to see what was going on. They asked him if he wanted to appear in the scene when Jack Black sings 'Mrs. Robinson' from Hoffman's film The Graduate."


15. Tom Cruise as Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder


"I had no idea it was him until someone pointed it out."


16. Emma Watson as herself in This Is the End


17. Elton John in Kingsman: The Golden Circle

20th Century Fox

"He is hilarious in that movie!"


18. Lin-Manuel Miranda in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


"It’s a 'blink and you’ll miss' it role, but so great. He wrote some of the music in the film. It’s a super cool thing to spot him in the scene."


19. Ricki Lake as the William Morris talent agent in 2007's Hairspray

New Line


Ricki was the first person to play Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 film Hairspray.

20. John Candy as Gus Polinski in Home Alone

20th Century Fox

"I just learned he did the 'Polka King' part as a favor to writer/director John Hughes, and was paid even less than the kid who played the pizza delivery guy. He was so funny and just perfect for that tiny part."


21. Mike Tyson as himself in The Hangover

Warner Bros.

"The first time I saw Mike Tyson in The Hangover, jamming out to Phil Collins, I choked on my soda."


22. Brad Pitt as Vanisher in Deadpool 2

20th Century Fox

"He was only in it for half a second. Funniest cameo ever, I still laugh and squeal every time I watch it."


23. Hugh Jackman as Logan in X-Men: First Class

20th Century Fox

"Best line ever in any X-Men film."


"He had only one line but it was enough to make the movie one of my favorites."


24. Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury in Mary Poppins Returns

"The legendary Dick Van Dyke AND the incredible Angela Lansbury in Mary Poppins Returns were my FAVORITE cameos of all time!"


25. Wes Craven as the janitor in Scream

Dimension Films

"Wes Craven (who directed the movie) appears as a janitor named Freddy in a black hat and red/green striped sweater a la Freddy Krueger (who Wes Craven created for his Nightmare on Elm Street film series). It was iconic."


26. Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, and Annie Potts in 2016's Ghostbusters


"Having Dan Aykroyd randomly show up as a taxi driver and say 'I ain't scared of no ghosts' is amazing. I really enjoy all the cameos by the original Ghostbusters cast members in the movie, but Aykroyd's is the best."


"Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, and Ernie Hudson all make appearances, but my favorites are the cameos by Sigourney Weaver and the legendary Annie Potts (who says her iconic line from the original as well)."


27. Daniel Radcliffe as The Dog Walker in Trainwreck


"Such a delight to see, plus seeing him surrounded by so many dogs just brings up the funny thoughts of Harry Potter and Sirius in dog form."


28. Stephen King as the pawn shop owner in It Chapter Two

Warner Bros.

"It’s literally his own character and he got to be in the film! He also makes a reference to how his endings in his books aren’t always well received when discussing Bill’s character, who is a writer. Totally amazing and just enough!"


29. Billy Idol as himself in The Wedding Singer

New Line

"Billy plays a first-class passenger who tries to help Adam Sandler win over Drew Barrymore. He is so hilarious and makes me laugh every time!"


30. Jim Parsons as Human Walter in The Muppets


"It was delightfully unexpected and hilarious to see Jim singing in the mirror in that moment."


31. Ryan Reynolds in A Million Ways to Die in the West


"Liam Neeson’s character shoots him in the bar and you see his face for about two seconds before he dies."


"Ryan Reynolds showing up in the saloon only to be immediately shot with absolutely zero lines 😂"


32. Bob Barker as himself in Happy Gilmore


"Enough said."


33. Rapunzel and Flynn Rider in Frozen


OK, how about favorite cameos in TV shows? If youhave one, let us know in the comments!

Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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