Daniel Jason Sudeikis is a comedic genius who rose from improv to SNL infamy, before making his way to the silver screen. He has no sense of smell, but he still managed to smell out hits that brought shine to his name. He quickly rose up the ranks from supporting character to leading man, and he’s worked with some of Hollywood’s best and brightest. Check out these highlights from the hilarious filmography of Jason Sudeikis.
10. The Angry Birds Movie (2016)/The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)
Red (Sudeikis) is a flightless bird who’s never happy. When green pigs are welcomed onto the island, Red joins forces with Chuck (Josh Gad) and Bomb (Danny McBride) to change the world.
9. Masterminds (2016)
Sudeikis is hitman Michael McKinney, who gets involved in a couple’s (Kristen Wiig and Owen Wilson) scam to rob a Loomis armored car. It’s based on the 1997 robbery of a Loomis Fargo vault for $17.3 million in cash.
8. A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011)
Perpetual adolescent Eric (Sudeikis) decides to throw an orgy when he learns his parents are selling the house he lives in. Having thrown a ton of parties in the past, this one is sure to be a rager.
7. Mother’s Day (2016)
Sudeikis is a widower and single dad with two daughters in this ensemble comedy set around the Mother’s Day holiday. He joins Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, and more.
6. Hall Pass (2011)
Sudeikis and Wilson team up in this film about two men given a free week by their wives (Jenna Fischer and Christina Applegate) to do whatever they want with no consequences. It never works out the way you imagine though.
5. 30 Rock (2007-2010)
Sudeikis is Floyd DeBarber, one of Liz Lemon’s (Tina Fey) great loves, but he moved to Cleveland, where she’s unwilling to go. He does pop up again here and there throughout the rest of her life afterwards.
4. Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Sudeikis and Alison Brie lose their virginity to each other then move on with their lives. Years later, they reunite and try to maintain a platonic relationship, despite being attracted to each other.
3. Saturday Night Live (2005-2013)
Sudeikis started as a writer on SNL before finding his way onscreen. He played the Devil, Joe Biden, Dane Cook, Mitt Romney, and several other classic characters before moving on to become a movie star. He returns to play Biden occasionally.
2. We’re the Millers (2013)
Sudeikis and Aniston are joined by Will Poulter and Emma Roberts as a fake family smuggling an RV full of weed across the Mexican border. Things don’t go well, and they end up crossing the cartels, DEA, and more.