Thelongestfilm – Paul Rudd Movies. Better known as Ant-Man, Paul Rudd is not a new star in Hollywood cinema. Before becoming a superhero, this man, whose real name is Paul Stephen Rudd, may indeed have been better known to film connoisseurs of the 1990s generation through romantic comedy films.
Just look at some of the films he has played in with top actors such as The 40 Year Old Virgin, Clueless, and so on. But who would have thought, Paul Rudd’s name increasingly known even by millennials thanks to his success starring in the superhero character from Marvel, Ant-Man? Then, apart from these films, what other films did Paul Rudd play in? Check out the following reviews:
1. The 40-year-old virgin
This one film was one of Paul’s most popular films when he was very young. He played this film with top actor Steve Carell. Although only a supporting actor, Paul Rudd’s role in this film is quite crucial. He plays David, the co-worker of the main character.
The 40 Year Old Virgin an American romantic comedy film directed by Judd Apatow. Tells the story of Andy Stitzer, a single man who works at a Smart Tech store. Andy actually has no problem, even though he is still single at the age of 40. He also never had sex with anyone.
Andy’s friends are very worried and disturbed by this fact. They also tried various ways to get Andy closer to women. However, Andy’s short and awkward character makes it even more difficult to get a date.
2. This is 40
Still on the theme of being 40 years old, Paul Rudd is back working with director Judd Apatow in ‘This is 40’. The film, which released in 2012, also involves the beautiful actress Leslie Mann, who has also starred in many romantic comedy films.
In this film, Paul plays Pete, Debbie’s husband. Pete and Debbie have been married for a long time. They will even turn 40 in the near future. However, even though they have been married for a long time, the problems that arise in their household cannot be resolved easily.
In fact, Pete and Debbie are facing the toughest time of their lives. Their children hate each other, both businesses fail, and they are also threatened with losing their homes. This is where the relationship between husband and wife tested.
3. I Love You, Man
Back lined up as the main character, Paul Rudd appeared in a romantic comedy titled I Love You, Man. The film, which shows the male bromance side, played by him and Jason Segel. Paul himself plays Peter Klaven, a real estate agent in Los Angeles.
Peter proposed to his girlfriend, Zooey Rice, and plans to get married in the near future. He also began to look for someone who could be the ‘best man’ at his wedding later. The problem is, so far, Peter doesn’t have many close friends. Peter also started looking for a new ‘best friend’ to accompany him on his wedding day.
In his search, Peter meets Sydney Fife, an investor. Peter and Sydney hit it off easily. Pete then asks Sydney to be his maid of honor at the wedding. However, it turns out that Pete doesn’t know much about Sydney, which in fact threatens his relationship with Zooey.
4. Our Idiot Brother
Slightly different from the previous films, this time Paul Rudd plays a more challenging character. Released in 2011, Paul played Ned Rochlin in the film Our Idiot Brother. He has also acted with Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer, and others.
Our Idiot Brother a comedy-drama film that tells the story of a man named Ned Rochlin, who arrested for selling marijuana to police officers. The stupidity doesn’t stop there. Ned begins to ‘interfere’ in the lives of his three sisters.
5. The Object of My Affection
Having a unique premise, ‘The Object of My Affection’ one of the best films played by Paul Rudd. Also starring Jennifer Anniston, in this film, Paul Rudd plays a gay man named George Hanson while Jennifer Anniston plays Nina.
Nina offers George the chance to share an apartment with her. Although initially hesitant, George finally agreed to Nina’s offer after breaking up with his girlfriend. Since then, they often spend time together. Until one day, Nina found to be pregnant. The child’s father is Vince, Nina’s boyfriend.
Even though Vince wanted to marry Nina, his behavior made her desperate. They broke up. George instead offered to help Nina raise her child. This makes Nina fall in love with George.
6. Paul Rudd Movies : Wanderlust
Reunited with Jennifer Anniston, Paul Rudd played in a romantic comedy film titled “Wanderlust.” Released in 2012, the film Wanderlust directed by David Wain, while the story was also written by David Wain and Ken Marino.
Wanderlust tells of a married couple, George and Linda Gergenblatt, who have just bought an apartment. Unfortunately, the fun didn’t last long because suddenly both of their jobs ran into obstacles. They then decided to leave their modern life in New York and move to Georgia.
7. Paul Rudd Movies : Anchorman
Judd Apatow seems to really like Paul Rudd’s work. He returned to hook Paul to star in a satirical comedy film titled Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Acting as Brian Fantana, Paul Rudd also worked with seasoned actors such as Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and Christina Applegate.
The film set in the 1970s, where there a popular news anchor named Ron Burgundy who works at a local TV station in San Diego. The news segment also received good ratings among the viewers. But he feuded with other anchors because he wanted diversity in his news station by bringing in a female reporter.
8. Prince Avalanche
Set in 1988, the comedy-drama film Prince Avalanche released in 2013. The film directed by David Gordon Green and starred Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch.
Prince Avalanche is about two working men who spend their summer leaving their lives in the city behind. They are Alvin and Lance. Alvin and Lance decided to camp in a remote place. The trip then changed their lives.
9. Paul Rudd Movies : Ant-Man
This is the film that catapulted Paul Rudd’s name and introduced Paul Rudd to the millennial generation. Ant-Man a superhero film adapted from a character in Marvel comics. Even though it released in 2015, this film has actually been in the works since 2006, you know.
Paul Rudd himself plays the main character, namely Scott Lang, a former recidivist who just got out of prison and again trapped in a theft operation. He broke into a house and managed to rob a few things.
Scott then found a costume that he mistook for a motorcycle costume. When tried on, the costume actually made Scott turn very small. Panicked by the situation, Scott returned the costume to its place. The costume owner, Hank Pym, instead asked Scott to become Ant-Man by wearing that costume. He wanted Scott to steal a Yellowjacket from Cross.
10. Ant-Man and the Wasp
The Ant-Man character has appeared several times in other Marvel films, such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Endgame. However, continuing his own adventure, Ant-Man returns in the sequel, entitled Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Still starring Paul Rudd, this film will reveal several new facts that are still unanswered in the previous film. Among them is the mystery of the disappearance of Hope’s mother, Janet Pym, who turns out to be trapped in the quantum world.
Hang tries to kidnap Scott, who is currently under house arrest due to his actions with the Avengers team some time ago. He wants Scott to help him find Janet by entering the quantum world.
Even though he is no longer young, Paul Rudd’s name may still shine in the following years. Not only thanks to his brilliant and entertaining acting through the characters he brings, Paul’s humble personality is also loved by many fans.