Zac Efron Movies List: Best To Worst

The Disaster Artist
R

The Disaster Artist

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan Janjigian
Director:
James Franco
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tommy Wiseau, James Franco, Dave Franco, Sharon Stone
Charlie St. Cloud
PG-13

Charlie St. Cloud

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie St. Cloud
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew, Augustus Prew
The Lucky One
PG-13

The Lucky One

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Logan
Director:
Scott Hicks
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Blythe Danner, Jay R. Ferguson, Riley Thomas Stewart, Taylor Schilling
Hairspray
PG

Hairspray

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Family, Drama, Music, Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden
Me and Orson Welles
PG-13

Me and Orson Welles

(2008)
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Samuels
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan, Megan Maczko
17 Again
PG-13

17 Again

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike O'Donnell
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Thomas Lennon, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Tyler Steelman
Liberal Arts
PG-13

Liberal Arts

(2012)
As:
Cast
Director:
Josh Radnor
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Radnor, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
R

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

(2019)
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Berlinger
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kaya Scodelario, Jim Parsons, Lily Collins, Haley Joel Osment
Neighbors
R

Neighbors

(2014)
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Elise Vargas
Parkland
PG-13

Parkland

(2013)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Charles 'Jim' Carrico
Director:
Peter Landesman
Genres:
Drama, History, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Tom Welling, Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Matt Barr
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
R

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Stangle
Director:
Jake Szymanski
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anna Kendrick, Adam Devine, Aubrey Plaza, Stephen Root
That Awkward Moment
R

That Awkward Moment

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason
Director:
Tom Gormican
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Imogen Poots, Addison Timlin, Zac Efron
Dirty Grandpa
R

Dirty Grandpa

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Kelly
Director:
Dan Mazer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Danny Glover, Zoey Deutch, Aubrey Plaza
The Beach Bum
R

The Beach Bum

(2018)
As:
Cast
Role:
Flicker
Director:
Harmony Korine
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Snoop Dogg, Matthew McConaughey, Isla Fisher, Jonah Hill
We Are Your Friends
R

We Are Your Friends

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cole
Director:
Max Joseph
Genres:
Music, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Shiloh Fernandez, Jonny Weston, Wes Bentley, Emily Ratajkowski
Baywatch
R

Baywatch

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Brody
Director:
Seth Gordon
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach
New Year's Eve
PG-13

New Year's Eve

(2011)
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul
Director:
Garry Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Bon Jovi, Katherine McNamara, Robert De Niro, Sarah Paulson, Zac Efron
The Paperboy
R

The Paperboy

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Jansen
Director:
Lee Daniels
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, David Oyelowo
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
R

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Teddy Sanders
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Selena Gomez, Lisa Kudrow, Dave Franco, Kelsey Grammer
At Any Price
R

At Any Price

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dean Whipple
Director:
Ramin Bahrani
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Kim Dickens, Aaron B. Oduber, Jacob R. Oduber
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
G

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

(2008)
As:
Cast
Role:
Troy Bolton
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Family, Music, Romance, Drama, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel
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PG

The Greatest Showman

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Phillip Carlyle
Director:
Michael Gracey
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Musical
Star Cast:
Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Zendaya
Hope Partlow: Sick Inside

Hope Partlow: Sick Inside

(2005)
As:
Cast
Role:
The Boyfriend
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Hope Partlow
Neighbors 3: Zombies Rising

Neighbors 3: Zombies Rising

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Teddy Sanders
Director:
Ira Rosensweig
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Seth Rogen, Mick Ignis
The Derby Stallion
PG

The Derby Stallion

(2005)
As:
Cast
Director:
Craig Clyde
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Cobbs, K.C. Clyde, Charles Black, Sarah Blackman

TV Movie(s)

Miracle Run
TV-PG

Miracle Run

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stephen Morgan
Director:
Gregg Champion
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Mary-Louise Parker, Jake Cherry, Bubba Lewis
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards
TV-14

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter: Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing
Director:
Hamish Hamilton, Pete Docter, Anne Fletcher, Richard A. Preuss, Henry Selick
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Zoe Saldana, Ryan Reynolds, Chris Pine, Zac Efron
High School Musical
TV-G

High School Musical

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Troy Bolton
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Musical, Music, Drama, Family, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel
High School Musical 2
TV-G

High School Musical 2

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Troy Bolton
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Musical, Family, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel
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If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cody
Director:
Peter Lauer
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Katrina Law, Iris Almario, Bridget Brady, Matthew Miles Carter
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Triple Play

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Fuller
Director:
John Tracy
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Leigh-Allyn Baker, Alyssa Gainer, Kaitlyn Gainer, Lauren Gainer
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The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke

(2003)
As:
Cast
Role:
Pete Laemke
Director:
Greg Mottola
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Bob Odenkirk, Leighton Meester, Bob Bancroft, Stephen Dunham

Animation(s)

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III
TV-14

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris McKay
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen, Ahmed Best
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise
TV-14

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014)

As:
Cast
Role:
Superboy / Brainiac
Director:
Seth Green, Zeb Wells
Genres:
Animation, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Giovanni Ribisi, Clancy Brown, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Hugh Davidson
Robot Chicken
TV-MA

Robot Chicken (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Joss Whedon, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Seth Green, Matthew Senreich
The Lorax
PG

The Lorax (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ted
Director:
Kyle Balda, Chris Renaud
Genres:
Family, Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Betty White, Ed Helms, Taylor Swift
The Replacements

The Replacements (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Heather Martinez, Robb Pratt
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi, Crime
Star Cast:
Grey DeLisle, Daran Norris, Jeff Bennett, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie

TV Shows and Videos

Firefly
TV-14

Firefly (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vern Gillum, Joss Whedon, Tim Minear
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Alan Tudyk, Nathan Fillion, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Joss Whedon
Entourage
TV-MA

Entourage (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Julian Farino, Mark Mylod, Daniel Attias, David Nutter, Ken Whittingham
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
TV-14

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Smith, Tony Wharmby, Terrence O'Hara, Thomas J. Wright, James Whitmore Jr.
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Troian Bellisario, Courtney Ford, Beth Riesgraf, Pauley Perrette
ER
TV-14

ER (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Chulack, Jonathan Kaplan, Richard Thorpe, Stephen Cragg, Lesli Linka Glatter
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexis Bledel, Dakota Fanning, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Laura Cerón
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV-14

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dave Diomedi
Genres:
Talk-Show, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andrea Barber, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, John Stamos
The Guardian

The Guardian (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Joan Tewkesbury, Mel Damski, Steve Gomer, Lou Antonio, Jeremy Kagan
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Raphael Sbarge, Dabney Coleman
Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok

Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
Love Interest
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens, Zac Efron
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High School Musical Cast: I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Zac Efron
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel
Summerland

Summerland (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Winer, Robert Duncan McNeill, Peter O'Fallon, Ian Toynton, Janice Cooke
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Lori Loughlin, Merrin Dungey, Ryan Kwanten, Jesse McCartney
Heist
TV-14

Heist (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Wolk, Ed Bianchi
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Dougray Scott, Ted Danson, Steve Harris, David Walton
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TV-14

CSI: Miami (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Zombie, Sam Hill, Joe Chappelle, Scott Lautanen, Karen Gaviola
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn, Jonathan Togo
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
TV-G

The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rich Correll, Jim Drake, Lex Passaris, Danny Kallis, Kelly Sandefur
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Emma Stone, Brenda Song, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens
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Seven Bucks Digital Studios (2016)

As:
Cast
Director:
Scott Brown, Mo Darwiche, Ryan Moody
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Dwayne Johnson, George Clooney, Jack Black, Alexandra Daddario