11 Matthew Perry Movies To Watch This Weekend

Matthew Langford Perry has given us the most memorable and loved character, Chandler Bing in the NBC television sitcom FRIENDS. However, not many know that Matthew Perry has acted in many movies and appeared in diverse roles that prove his versatility as an actor.

Read on to learn about 11 Matthew Perry movies.

A Night In The Life Of Jimmy Reardon

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In this coming-of-age drama, also Perry’s debut film, he plays a small role as Fred Roberts, a wealthy friend of Jimmy (River Phoenix) who must either go to a business school as planned by his father or set out on an independent course and seek a full-time job.

Fools Rush In

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Matthew admitted on his Instagram stories that “Fools Rush In” was his best movie. Although he had already tasted success as Chandler Bing by the time this movie came out, Perry gives an earnest performance where he can be seen fighting to be recognized beyond Chandler.

Perry plays Alex Whitman, who meets Isabel Fuentes (Salma Hayek), has a one-night stand with her, and months later comes to know that she is pregnant with his child. His parents are awful snoots, while her parents want to make sure the baby is raised Catholic. A little chaos here and a little comedy there; a formulaic movie that ticks all the right boxes.

The Whole Nine Yards

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Perry stars as Nicholas “Oz” Oseransky alongside the legendary Bruce Willis. Perry plays a mild-mannered dentist who inadvertently gets caught in a world of crime and comedy when a mafia man moves into his neighborhood.

Serving Sara

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A process server called Joe, played by Perry, is assigned to deliver divorce papers to Sara (Elizabeth Hurley), a millionnaire’s wife. Not ready to relinquish the wealth she has made alongside her husband, Sara makes a wild plan to travel across the country along with Joe.

The Ron Clark Story

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In this fact-based drama, an idealist teacher leaves his small town to relocate to one of the toughest classrooms in New York. Matthew Perry’s portrayal of Ron Clark is nothing short of exceptional, capturing the essence of an honest and kind-hearted teacher who takes his duties beyond the conventional role to make a difference in the lives of his students.

Almost Heroes

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In this American adventure comedy Western film, two explorers, Leslie Edwards, played by Perry and Bartholomew Hunt, embark on a journey to the Pacific Ocean in a race to outdo their rivals, Lewis and Clark.

Three To Tango

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In this romantic comedy, Perry plays it gay to win a once-in-a-lifetime-career opportunity, however, he may lose his lady love if he keeps the farce up for long. Matthew Perry and Neve Campbell share a sizzling chemistry in the movie; it might have something to do with the fact that they were also dating while filming this movie.

The Whole Ten Yards

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Matthew Perry reunited with Bruce Willis and Amanda Peet in this second installment of “The Whole Nine Yards,” and more chaos and comedy ensue.


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Perry plays Hudson Milbank, a screenwriter who is undergoing emotional problems and makes desperate attempts to recover and claim his life back when he meets the girl of his dreams. This film explored issues of mental health. Perry proves his acting chops as a chronically depressed screenwriter.

17 Again

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It was Matthew Perry’s last movie. A 37-year-old Mike O’Donnell, played by Perry, is unhappy in life. However, he gets another chance to rewrite his life when he jumps over the bridge to save a janitor and enters a time vortex. He is transformed into his 17-year-old self again and gets another chance to fix his life. He takes this opportunity to straighten out his problems with his family.

Birds Of America

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In this comedy-drama, Matthew Perry plays the role of Morrie, who is forced to take responsibility for his younger siblings after the demise of his parents. Chaos strikes when the free-spirited and whimsical siblings turn up at his doorstep. Matthew Perry delivers an adorable performance in a low-key way.

Matthew Perry had also started shooting for the film “Don’t Look Up,” but because of a health scare, he had to pull out of the movie. Our loss!

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