Top 17 Movies Like Zoolander That You Need Watching Update 04/2024

Movies Like Zoolander

1. Zoolander (2001)

Zoolander (2001)

The world of Derek Zoolander, the three-time VH1 male model of the year, is turned upside down when Hansel wins the award instead. Friends abandon him, his father disapproves, and he believes he’s no longer a good model. Even though Zoolander thinks his life has turned around after being hired by the evil fashion guru Mugatu, he finds out later on that Mugatu has brainwashed him to kill Malaysia’s Prime Minister. How long do Zoolander and his new friends have to figure out a way to avoid the tragedy?

2. Zoolander 2 (2016)

For the first time in many years, Derek and Hansel find themselves reunited in Rome after years apart. Because of the way they were treated backstage, models Derek and Hansel have decided to leave the industry. That is, until former swimsuit model Valentina forces them to return by asking them about recent celebrity deaths.

Soon after, Derek learns that his kidnapped son is in Rome, and he is horrified to see that Derek, Jr. is obese. Also, astute. Regardless, Derek, Sr. and Hansel continue their quest, which takes them to “Adam, Eve, and Steve” and the “Chosen One,” three fashion-model legends. What is the name of that individual? What is the purpose of the models consuming the blood of the Chosen One? Will Derek and Hansel be able to continue their careers?

3. Johnny English Reborn (2011)

Johnny English Reborn (2011)

Comedy spy thriller Johnny English Reborn sees Rowan Atkinson as the unwitting secret agent who has no concept of danger. To prevent the assassination of an important world leader and the subsequent global upheaval, an unlikely intelligence officer in the Her Majesty’s Secret Service must stop a group of international assassins. Since MI-7’s top spy disappeared, he has spent years honing his specialized skills in a faraway corner of Asia.

However, when his superiors at the agency learn of a plot to assassinate the Chinese premier, they are forced to track down the agency’s most eccentric agent. Johnny English has returned to action just as the world requires him to. His last chance at redemption is to use the most cutting-edge hi-tech gadgets to untangle a web of conspiracy that spans the KGB, CIA and even MI-7. With only a few days until a summit of world leaders, one man must use every trick in the book to keep us all safe. Johnny English isn’t afraid of disaster, but he is afraid of failure.

4. Who Am I? (1998)

After his mission to kidnap three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) goes awry, Jackie Chan, a top-secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle. When Chan first wakes up in a village of locals, he has no idea who he is and is therefore addressed as “Who Am I?”. His quest to discover his true identity, aided by two female sidekicks, takes him to Rotterdam, where he discovers the organization responsible for the kidnapping of the three scientists. Chan has lost his memory and is desperate to find out what happened.

5. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

Mark Strong, MI6’s top assassin, has a brother. Because of his football hooligan background (Sacha Baron Cohen), he finds himself in over his head. For a man from Grimsby, England, Nobby has it all: nine children and the most desirable girlfriend in all of northern England. With the exception of his younger brother, Sebastian, he has everything he could want. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. He sets out to find his brother, but Nobby has no idea that his brother is an MI6 agent who has just uncovered a plot that puts the entire world in jeopardy. On the run and falsely accused, Sebastian learns that if he wants to save the world, he will have to enlist the help of the world’s biggest idiot.

6. Get Smart (2008)

Maxwell Smart, an American, is an administrator for a government spy agency. To make matters worse, when the agency’s headquarters are attacked, the Chief decides to pair up sexy Agent 99 with Maxwell as a spy. Despite this, the two of them jumped out of an airplane and landed in Russian territory, where they were met by a 7-foot, 400-pound goon named Dalip. Because of Maxwell’s antics, the pair’s identities will be compromised, and they could be written off as casualties. Meanwhile, back in the United States, their assailants have already planted a bomb at a concert, ready to go off.

7. Macgruber (2010)

Macgruber (2010

Crimefighter Dieter Von Cunth steals a Russian X5 nuclear warhead from the Dzhugdzhur Mountains in Eastern Siberia. Colonel James Faith and Lieutenant Dixon Piper fly to Rio Bamba, Ecuador, where they meet up with retired special operative MacGruber, who has agreed to help them retrieve the X5. After his beloved wife Casey’s death at the wedding, MacGruber’s archenemy Cunth declared him dead. MacGruber joins forces with Piper and Vicki St. Elmo to stop the evil Cunth from using the warhead to destroy the capital of the United States.

8. Blades Of Glory(2007)

During the Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games, Chazz Michael Michaels (played by Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (played by Jon Heder) cross the line in their fierce rivalry, and are both disqualified after a nasty brawl. The two men, who have been out of the spotlight for some time, decide to put their differences aside in order to take advantage of a rule that allows them to compete as a team.

9. A Night At The Roxbury(1998)

Brothers Doug (Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (Will Ferrell) are well into adulthood, but they are still living at home and working in their father’s flower shop (Dan Hedaya). A group of men who only have one job: making out with women at discos. However, they’ve had little luck up until they run into Richard Grieco (Richard Grieco). Being mistaken for high rollers, they run into Vivica (Gigi Rice) and Cambi (Elisa Donovan) and decide to open their own nightclub from the ground up. They meet their goals.

10. Team America: World Police(2004)

Team America World Police(2004)

To stop Kim Jong-il (Trey Parker), the leader of North Korea, from carrying out his evil plan, the highly trained marionettes of Team America must use their heavy weapons and special training. Along with Jong-il, the group also has to deal with the Film Actors Guild, a group of Hollywood liberals who are opposed to Team America’s “policing the world” tactics (Matt Stone is a thespian-averse technology expert).

11. Hot Rod(2007)

Stuntman Rod Kimball (Andy Samberg) lives and breathes stunts, despite his propensity for mishaps. Rod’s stepfather Frank (Ian McShane) beats him up in sparring matches every week because he has no respect for him. To help raise money for Frank’s surgery, Rod plans his most outrageous stunt yet: he will kick Frank in the butt.

12. Heavyweights(1995)

In order to lose weight, Gerry (Aaron Schwartz) will spend his summer vacation at a camp for overweight boys. Fortunately, the camp is run by a kind couple, the Bushkins (Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara), who make the experience enjoyable and laid-back. In the end, they must declare bankruptcy and sell the camp to Tony Perkis (Ben Stiller), a fitness fanatic who turns it into a nightmare of extreme training. However, the young people intend to retaliate.

13. There’s Something About Mary(1998)

Due to an embarrassing accident at Mary’s house, Ted’s (Ben Stiller) prom date with Mary (Cameron Diaz) never happens. Pat (Matt Dillon) is hired by Ted years later to find Mary and reunite with her. In order to get Mary to date him, Pat tells Ted lies about her and then goes out of his way to find out everything he can about her. Ted travels to meet Mary and must navigate Pat’s and Mary’s friend Tucker’s (Lee Evans) web of deceit in order to win her affections and trust.

14. Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy(2004)

Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) joins hotshot television anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) in the male-dominated world of 1970s broadcast news — until the talented female journalist begins to outshine Burgundy on air. Soon, he develops resentment toward Veronica and starts a bitter feud with her before making a vulgar error on live television that ends up ruining his career. Ron, on the other hand, may have a second chance if a scandalous story about the San Diego Zoo emerges.

15. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story(2007)

It takes Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) years after a childhood tragedy to find success in music. It takes Dewey a long time to win Darlene’s heart, but not necessarily her body, as he battles his addiction to nearly every drug known to man and fits of uncontrollable rage (Jenna Fischer).

16. Malibu’s Most Wanted(2003)

Brad Gluckman (Jamie Kennedy), the wealthy politician’s son (played by Ryan O’Neal), attempts to imitate urban street culture and dreams of becoming a rapper, going by the name of “B-Rad.” Brad’s father hires two African-American actors, Sean (Taye Diggs) and PJ (Anthony Anderson), to pose as gang members and expose the naive youth to real ghetto life in order to discourage him from engaging in thug-inspired behavior. When it’s discovered that Sean and PJ are just as sheltered as Brad, things don’t go as planned.

17. The Ringer(2005)

A predicament confronts Steve Barker (Johnny Knoxville). After a car accident, his ex-coworker Stavi, who he was forced to fire, loses several fingers and is unable to pay for surgery because he lacks health insurance. Meanwhile, Gary (Brian Cox), his booze-addicted uncle, is drowning in debt. When Barker is desperate for cash to help Stavi and Gary, he reluctantly agrees to his uncle’s scheme to fix the Special Olympics by posing as an athlete.