The Smallest Superhero: 7 Greatest Paul Rudd Roles


Role: Scott Lang / Ant-Man

An engineer released from prison after serving three years for burglary. However, he still has plenty of problems. His wife left him and he cannot find a good job. Out of desperation, Lang decides to become a theft again. However, Scott finds a very strange costume instead of the money he was promised.


Role: Mike Hannigan

Paul played Phoebe’s boyfriend and husband. He appeared in eighteen episodes of Friends aired between 2002-2004. Fans think that Paul Rudd was a great addition to the main cast of the popular series.

The Catcher Was a Spy

Role: Moe Berg, baseball player

During World War II, the US intelligence agency recruits an athlete and sends him to Germany. His mission is to capture or kill one of the creators of the atomic bomb.

The Shape of Things

Role: Adam Sorenson, student

Adam is a student who works as a security guard in an art gallery near his home. His life is serene and calm, but everything changes when he meets Evelyn — a beautiful graduate art student obsessed with freedom and sex.

I Love You, Man

Role: Peter Klaven, real estate agent

In this comedy about male friendship, Paul played a successful realtor who has no friends. He does not even know how to choose his best man for the wedding. Therefore, he asks his mom and brother to help him find a true friend.


Role: Mr. Anderson, English teacher

In the film adaptation of Steven Chbosky’s self-directed novel, Paul Rudd plays Mr. Anderson, an English teacher. He supports Charlie, the main character who is depressed after the death of his aunt and the suicide of his best friend.

The 40 Year Old Virgin

Role: David, the protagonist’s colleague

Andy Stitzer is 40 years old and he is very lonely. His colleagues from the electronic good store, where he works as a clerk, avoid him and suspect that he is a maniac. One day, they invite him to play poker together. After the game, Andy makes a confession. Turns out that he is still a virgin. His colleagues decided to help him lose his virginity.