Returning to the spotlight in new Netflix 2022 movie schedule entry, senior year, is Rebel Wilson with a new look but the same side-splitting fun bone. She plays Stephanie Conway, who falls into a coma at the age of 17 (played by fellow Australians and Spider-Man: No Way Home star Angourie Rice) and wakes up 20 years later, still determined to graduate from high school, reclaim her place as cheerleading captain, and be crowned prom queen.
Seeing the hilarious Aussie helm a new comedy inspired us to reminisce about some of her previous biggest hits such as Pitch perfect Movies – which earned her an instant ticket into the American mainstream a decade ago. Let’s get started on this fun, infectious musical franchise as we check out some of our favorite Rebel Wilson movies below.
The Pitch Perfect Movies (Amazon Rental)
A normally reclusive aspiring musician (Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick) steps out of her comfort zone to join her college’s famed a cappella choir, guides her senior year to victory in a European competition, and reunites with them ( or we like that). thought) on a foreign tour for the USO.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: In the scene-stealing role of the self-proclaimed “Fat Amy,” Rebel Wilson was easily the breakout star of the Pitch perfect Cast in 2012 and quite possibly the number one reason audiences came back pitch perfect 2 three years later and 2017 pitch perfect 3which – with a TV series in the works – won’t be the last we see of the Barden Bellas after all.
Buy the Pitch Perfect Trilogy on Amazon.
Bridesmaids (Amazon Rental)
After her lifelong best friend (Maya Rudolph) gets engaged and asks her to be her maid of honor, a clammy, lovesick pastry chef (star and co-author Kristen Wiig) begins to reconsider what she really wants in life – and finds it at the same time somewhat in competition with a wealthy, overbearing bridesmaid (Rose Byrne).
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: A year before the lead role Pitch perfectRebel Wilson performed alongside another hilarious female ensemble, the bridesmaids Starring as Brynn – one half of the siblings who kick Wiig’s character, Annie, out of her apartment – in this Oscar-nominated modern comedy classic.
Rent/Buy Bridesmaids on Amazon.
A Few Best Men (Amazon Rental)
After falling in love and getting engaged to a woman he met while on vacation (Laura Brent), a young Australian (Xavier Samuel) asks his three closest friends (Kevin Bishop, Tim Draxl and love actually actor Kris Marshall) all perform the duties of best man, only to have them fail miserably at the task.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: That same year she starred in bridesmaidsRebel Wilson performed alongside a hilarious Australian and British cast, but this time as a bridesmaid himself, in A few best men – a raucous comedy from the author of the original death at a funeralDean Craig and the Director of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the DesertStephen Eliot.
Rent/buy some best men on amazon.
After a woman they teased back in high school (Rebel Wilson) asks her to be at her wedding reception, three lifelong best friends (Kirsten Dunst, Lizzie Caplan, and Isla Fisher) throw the bride a bachelorette party, who control ends quickly again.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: A year after starring in bridesmaidsWilson again starred alongside another hilarious female ensemble, but this time as the woman about to walk down the aisle in bachelorette – a comedy with a healthy dose of slimness and heart, written and directed by an Emmy nominee Russian doll Co-Creator, Leslye Headland.
Stream Bachelorette on Starz.
Rent/buy Bachelorette on Amazon.
Being Single (HBO Max)
After a difficult breakup, a young New Yorker (Dakota Johnson) enlists help in her single life from her friend and colleague (Rebel Wilson).
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: In 2016, Wilson starred alongside another great cast of funny women (including Alison Brie and Leslie Mann), but this time as the one who specializes in partying like there’s no tomorrow, in how to be single – a funny, often romantic, and somewhat cleverly informative comedy based on the book by Liz Tuccillo.
Stream How To Be Single on HBO Max.
Rent/Buy How to Be Single on Amazon.
Jojo Rabbit (Amazon Rental)
A young boy (Roman Griffin Davis) who aspires to be the ideal Nazi – who even has Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi) as an imaginary friend – begins to reconsider his beliefs after falling in love with a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie ) who is his mother (Oscar nominee Scarlett Johansson) secretly being held at her home in WWII era Germany.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: Another Oscar-nominated (and Oscar-winning) film on Rebel Wilson’s resume is Jojo rabbit – Director Taika Waititi’s whimsical and powerful adaptation of the Christine Leunens novel, imprisoning skies, in which Wilson plays a devoted member of the Nazi regime named Miss Rahm.
Rent/Buy Jojo Rabbit on Amazon.
Isn’t it romantic (Amazon Rental)
A New York architect (Rebel Wilson) who despises romantic comedies because of the unrealistically positive expectations they can often inspire, finds her worst nightmare come to life when a head injury from a mugging sends her into a world cut off by everyone the common elements of their most disliked film genre.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: In one of her first starring roles, Wilson uses her signature comedic energy to poke fun at some of cinema’s most famous rom-coms and all of their most widely embraced tropes of 2019 Isn’t it romantic? – a funny show from director Todd Strauss-Schulson that also reunites Wilson with her Pitch perfect co-star Adam Devine.
Renting/buying it’s not romantic on Amazon.
Small Apartments (Amazon Prime, Tubi)
After a lonely, reclusive man (Matt Lucas) accidentally kills his landlord (Peter Stormare), he struggles to hide the evidence, only to find his attempts interrupted by an eccentric detective (Billy Crystal) on his heels become, the sudden death of his brother (James Marsden) and the other unusual adventures of his neighbors.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: In 2012, Rebel Wilson starred alongside a fun, star-studded cast (including James Caan, Juno Temple and Johnny Knoxville) in Small apartments – a bizarre, twisted dark comedy based on the novel by Chris Millis, which also reunites Wilson with her bridesmaids co-star Matt Lucas.
Stream Small Apartments on Amazon Prime.
Stream small apartments on Tubi.
Struck by Lightning (Tubi, Peacock)
On the day he is killed by lightning, a snobbish, ambitious high school senior (ex joy actor Chris Colfer) tells the audience the story of how he blackmailed several of his classmates into contributing to his literary magazine as part of his plan to leave his hometown and pursue a successful writing career.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: Based on a book written by Star Colfer and directed by Brian Dannelly, Struck by lightning is a dark coming-of-age comedy from 2012 that also stars Rebel Wilson as Malerie Baggs – a friend of the main character Carson Phillips, whom she helps carry out his blackmail plan.
Stream Struck By Lightning on Tubi.
Stream Struck By Lightning on Peacock.
Buy Struck By Lightning on Amazon.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (Disney+)
A woolly mammoth (Ray Romano), a sloth (John Leguizamo) and a saber-toothed tiger (Denis Leary) have been separated from the rest of their diverse “flock” amid a cataclysmic storm that sends them on a perilous quest to return home, while They literally float across uncharted waters.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: Also in 2012, Rebel Wilson provided her voice in the role of the beefy kangaroo known as Raz in Ice Age: Continental Drift – the action-packed fourth installment in the long-running animated franchise from Blue Sky Studios.
Stream Ice Age: Continental Drift on Disney+.
Rent/buy Ice Age: Continental Drift from Amazon.
Night at the Museum: The Mystery of the Tomb (Disney+)
When the ancient plaque that brings the Museum of Natural History’s exhibits to life at sunset shows signs of corrosion, a seasoned security guard (Ben Stiller) travels to London, where the key to saving the magic is only for things to go wrong, when an animated wax figure of Sir Lancelot (Dan Stevens) runs amok.
Why it’s worth checking out if you like Rebel Wilson: In 2014, Rebel Wilson joined the cast of another popular family film franchise (this time shot in live action) as a security guard for the British Museum named Tilly in director Shawn Levy Night at the Museum: Mystery of the Tomb – the third and final part of the fun fantasy comedy series inspired by the children’s books by the author and illustrator Milan Trenc.
Stream Night at the Museum: Mystery of the Tomb on Disney+.
Rent/buy Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb from Amazon.
After streaming these titles and senior year – Available on Netflix Friday, May 13, 2022 – keep an eye out for what Rebel Wilson has in store next. Now is in post production The Almond and the Seahorsethe directorial debut of actor Celyn Jones and cinematographer Tom Stern, also starring Charlotte Gainsborough.