Cobie Smulders: 10 Best Roles, According to IMDb | ScreenRant


Cobie Smulders certainly became a popular face after her starring role on the hit sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. However, real fans will know that she has also had her fair share of roles on the big screen. With hit TV shows and blockbuster films, there is definitely enough great content for fans to binge.

In case you need to catch up on all things Cobie Smulders, or you simply miss this beautiful face on your favorite sitcom, this list is here to direct your movie watching efforts. Here are the 10 best movie roles of this talented actress, according to IMDb.

10 They Came Together (2014) – 5.5

This romantic comedy was pretty underrated but stars a pretty familiar cast. With Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and Cobie Smulders, this rom-com will entertain viewers in the most hilarious of ways.
A small business owner is about to lose her shop to a corporation. Amidst the struggle, Karen and Kyle realize that their entire life is a quirky and outrageous romantic comedy. These crazy characters are certain to put a smile on everyone’s face.
9 Unexpected (2015) – 5.7

This comedy-drama stars Cobie Smulders alongside Anders Holm. A high school teacher finds out that she’s pregnant, at the same time as one of her most successful students. Struggling with their unexpected pregnancies, these two form a pretty close bond.
This movie is quirky and funny, and while a 5.7 doesn’t seem that impressive, it’s certainly worth everyone’s time for a feel-good flick with this actress and a unique and pure story.

8 The Intervention (2016) – 6.0

This comedy-drama stars Melanie Lynskey, Jason Ritter, Skylar Bernon, Natasha Lyonne, and Cobie Smulders. On a weekend getaway, four couples spend the days together. However, a wrench is thrown into the plans when one of the couples realizes the trip is an intervention for their marriage.

This flick is definitely underrated and actually didn’t do bad with the critics. For a comedy-drama with some wonderful actors and actresses, this movie is worth your time, especially for a cringy and hilarious experience.
7 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) – 6.1

This action thriller stars Tom Cruise. This flick follows Jack Reacher, a fugitive on the run who is determined to uncover the truth behind a government conspiracy – all in an attempt to clear his name.
Cobie Smulders plays his co-star, Turner, and jumps back into the action genre to give fans another entertaining experience with this wonderful cast and crew. Of course, this action flick roped in a lot of coin at the box office and is perfect for all action lovers.

6 The Slammin’ Salmon (2009) – 6.4

This comedy is way back before Cobie Smulders was known by everyone. Starring Michael Clarke Duncan, this flick tells the story of an owner of a Miami restaurant. Indebted to a mob, he creates a contest to see what waiter can earn the most cash in a single night.
Cobie Smulders plays one of the waiters, and this comedy is certainly unlike anything you’ve seen before. Quirky and hilarious, this upbeat flick is easy to binge and is a story that is so unique it’s impossible not to entertain.
5 Delivery Man (2013) – 6.4

This is another comedy-drama starring this wonderful actress, but this time she teams up with Vince Vaughn and Chris Pratt. Vaughn is the star and plays a pretty underachieving man who finds out he’s fathered 533 children through donations to a fertility clinic.

This movie is certainly out there and quirky, but with this cast, viewers are sure to be laughing along with these actors. Plus, a 6.4 is certainly nothing to frown upon, and this movie is certainly ridiculous enough to keep viewers entertained.

4 Safe Haven (2013) – 6.7

This drama romance is based on the novel by the genre expert himself, Nicholas Sparks. Starring Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel, this film follows a young woman, with a secretive past, who moves to North Carolina and bonds with a widower, until her mysteries come to find her.
Cobie Smulders is the next leading star in this flick and has a role that will certainly beloved by fans. This movie is romantic, thrilling, tragic, and totally pure. For all romance and mystery lovers, this one is for you.
3 Present Laughter (2017) – 7.6

This movie reached a very small audience but still managed a pretty impressive 7.6 on IMDb. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, and Cobie Smulders, this comedy follows a self-obsessed actor during a mid-life crisis.

Balancing his ex-wife, a playwright, and his personal friends, this movie is hilarious, wholesome, and totally fresh. This underrated film certainly deserves some love, and definitely has a unique and genuine tale to tell.

2 The Lego Movie (2014) – 7.8

This animated family classic definitely did well with the critics and scored a pretty impressive 7.8/10 on IMDb. This flick follows a LEGO construction worker who is suddenly “special” and must join a quest to stop an evil tyrant.
With voice actors including Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Jonah Hill, and many more, Cobie Smulders voices none other than Wonder Woman, which is fitting for this fiery and talented actress. Fans should also dive into the sequel of this series.
1 The Avengers (2012) – 8.0

One of these bombshell’s most famous roles is certainly her part in the MCU. She made her debut of her role as Agent Maria Hill in this 2012 flick. We all know and love the Avengers, and this talented actress made us love it, and her, even more.
This superhero action-adventure was certainly a change-up for this sitcom actress, but we loved her every second she had a scene on the big screen. While Cobie Smulders has appeared in six flicks from this franchise, it’s best to leave it at this, so fans can enjoy the rest of her acting roster.
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