Will Arnett - Rotten Tomatoes

Will Arnett

Highest Rated:   96% The LEGO Movie (2014)
Lowest Rated:   9% The Comebacks (2007)
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Birthplace:   Toronto, Ontario, Canada
After almost a decade of starring in failed pilots, Toronto-born Will Arnett finally hit pay dirt in 2003 when Fox picked up Arrested Development, an irreverent sitcom that cast him as a spoiled rich kid-turned-aspiring illusionist. While the show struggled in ratings, it won loads of critical praise and garnered an incredibly loyal fan base that helped keep it on the air for three seasons before Fox finally gave up and pulled the plug. In the wake of Arrested Development's cancellation, Arnett quickly and smoothly transitioned into big-screen work. His first starring role came in 2006 with the comedy Let's Go to Prison! Though the film failed to find success at the box office, Arnett's momentum wasn't hampered in the least. In 2007, his film career exploded with supporting roles in Blades of Glory, Hot Rod, and Ratatouille, and a starring slot opposite Saturday Night Live's Will Forte in The Brothers Solomon. That same year also saw Arnett starting a scene-stealing recurring role on NBC's 30 Rock and a memorable voice-over cameo in Edgar Wright's faux-trailer contribution to Grindhouse, "Don't."Thanks to his distinctive deep voice, Arnett found steady work in animated films including Ratatouille, Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who, Monsters vs. Aliens, Despicable Me, and The Lego Movie. He had a failed sitcom, Running Wilde, in 2010 that was cancelled after just one season, but he quickly found himself as the lead on the NBC sitcom Up All Night opposite Christina Applegate, a show that did earn a second season before it too was cancelled. Arnett tried again with the CBS comedy The Millers in 2013 and also reprised his role in the resurrected fourth season of Arrested Development on Netflix.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
10% The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
  • Surly
$28.4M 2017
91% The Lego Batman Movie
  • Batman/Bruce Wayne
$175.7M 2017
78% Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • Main CMZ Reporter
2016
37% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
  • Vernon Fenwick
$82.1M 2016
21% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Vern Fenwick
$164M 2014
96% The LEGO Movie
  • Batman
$244.9M 2014
11% The Nut Job
  • Surly
2014
No Score Yet The Arrested Development Documentary Project
  • Actor
2013
25% Mansome
  • Executive Producer
  • Actor
$18.9k 2012
No Score Yet Arrested Development
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Fight For Your Right Revisited
  • Biz Man
2011
81% Despicable Me
  • Mr. Perkins
$251.5M 2010
12% Jonah Hex
  • Lieutenant Grass
$10.6M 2010
16% When in Rome
  • Antonio
$32.6M 2010
No Score Yet Monsters Vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins From Outer Space
  • Actor
2009
41% Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
  • Subject #11
2009
22% G-Force
  • Kip Killian
$119.5M 2009
73% Monsters vs. Aliens
  • Missing Link
$198.4M 2009
60% Spring Breakdown
  • Ted
2009
No Score Yet B.O.B.'S Big Break
  • The Missing Link
2009
40% The Rocker
  • Actor
$6.4M 2008
No Score Yet Upright Citizens Brigade - ASSSSCAT!
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet On Broadway
  • Tom
2008
79% Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!
  • Vlad
$154.4M 2008
21% Semi-Pro
  • Lou Redwood
$33.4M 2008
9% The Comebacks
  • Mailman
$13.4M 2007
67% Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • Messiah
$0.3M 2007
15% The Brothers Solomon
  • John Solomon
$1M 2007
40% Hot Rod
  • Jonathan
$13.9M 2007
96% Ratatouille
  • Horst
$112.5M 2007
83% Grindhouse
  • Announcer
$25M 2007
69% Blades of Glory
  • Stranz Van Waldenberg
$118.2M 2007
No Score Yet Girl Missing
  • Actor
2007
12% Let's Go to Prison
  • Nelson Biederman IV
$5.6M 2006
73% The Great New Wonderful
  • Danny
$40.2k 2006
23% RV
  • Todd Mallory
$71.5M 2006
57% Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
  • Lone Gunslinger Vulture
$195.3M 2006
16% Monster-in-Law
  • Kitt
$82.9M 2005
70% Series 7: The Contenders
  • Narrator
2001
No Score Yet The Waiting Game
  • Lenny
1999
38% Southie
  • Whitey
1998
80% Ed's Next Move
  • Weather Video Guy
1996
No Score Yet The Broken Giant
  • Ezra Caton
1996

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
90% The Gong Show
2017
  • Producer
  • Judge
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
42% Flaked
2016
  • Creator
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • Chip
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
2014
  • Voice
  • Appearing
  • 2017
  • 2016
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
89% BoJack Horseman
2014
  • Voice
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • BoJack Horseman
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2014
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • Host
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 2011
27% Chelsea
2016
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con
2016
  • Host
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret
2010-2016
  • Brent
  • 2016
  • 2012
  • 2010
No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night
2013
  • Appearing
  • 2015
No Score Yet Lip Sync Battle
2015
  • Performer
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • Host
  • 2015
  • 2013
47% The Millers
2013-2015
  • Nathan Miller
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
  • Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio
1994
  • Guest
  • 2013
81% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Devin Banks
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
87% Arrested Development
2003-2013
  • George Oscar Bluth II George Oscar `Gob' Bluth II
  • 2013
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Cleveland Show
2009-2013
  • Voice
  • 2012
71% Up All Night
2011-2013
  • Chris Brinkley
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Office
2005-2013
  • Fred Henry
  • 2011
32% Running Wilde
2010-2011
  • Creator
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • Steve Wilde
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2007
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2010
90% Parks and Recreation
2009-2015
  • Actor
  • 2010
No Score Yet Will & Grace
1998
  • Artemus
  • 2004
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Anthony Damon
  • 2002

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