With appearances in both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe, hit comedies on nearly every major broadcast network, and some of the best rom-coms in recent memory, it’s safe to say fool that Randall Park has carved out a place for itself in today’s entertainment world. Over the years, the talented comedic actor has gone from small, sometimes overlooked roles on shows like Community and Office to be one of the leaders of Wanda Vision and other large-scale projects.
And, with more on the horizon for one of the hardest working people in show business today, it’s a great time to browse the best Randall Park movies and TV shows and break down where you can watch them by. streaming or buy them directly. Let’s start.
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
With Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) under house arrest for his role in the events of Captain America: Civil Warthe hapless superhero must sneak in to help Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) in a race to rescue Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) from the Quantum Realm, while battling a new enemy tied to the past of the group.
Although not at the top of the Marvel Cinematic Universe chart, Ant-Man and the Wasp is a fun superhero movie with relatively low stakes but lots of heart and humor. One of the best introductions to the MCU is Randall Park’s Jimmy Woo, the FBI agent who’s always one step behind Scott Lang and also obsessed with his magic tricks.
Stream Ant-Man and the Wasp on Disney+.
Rent/Buy Ant-Man and the Wasp on Amazon.
Buy Ant-Man and the Wasp on DVD/Blu-ray on Amazon.
Wanda Vision (2021)
Set after the events of Avengers: Endgamethe Disney+ series, Wanda Vision, follows Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen), aka Scarlet Witch, as she takes over the small town of Westview, New Jersey in a state of grief and confusion as she attempts to have a life with Vision (Paul Bettany), who died for five years.
One of the best things about Wanda Vision, besides introducing Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), that’s how it gave smaller MCU characters like Jimmy Woo and Darcy Lewis (Kat Dennings) plenty of time to shine and figure out the mystery surrounding the actions. from Wanda. Oh, and continuing his fascination with card tricks and magic makes for great long-term character development.
Stream WandaVision on Disney+.
Fresh off the boat (2015 – 2020)
The critically acclaimed ABC sitcom, Fresh off the boat, spent six seasons following Taiwanese-American couple Louis (Randall Park) and Jessica Huang (Constance Wu) along with their children and other family members as they relocate to Orlando, Florida for a new venture and a new life in the Sunshine State.
Randall Park had already had some success by the time he was cast as one of the protagonists of Fresh off the boat in 2014, but his portrayal of Louis Huang as he opens a cowboy-themed steakhouse took him to the next level of his career. Charming, funny, endearing and commanding, Park’s performance over the show’s six seasons on ABC helped introduce the actor to a much wider audience.
Stream Fresh Off the Boat on Hulu.
Buy Fresh Off the Boat on Amazon.
Always Be My Maybe (2019)
After an awkward teenage romantic encounter, childhood friends Sasha Tran (Ali Wong) and Marcus Kim (Randall Park) split up for 16 years before being reunited by chance. During Always be my maybe the two former best friends pick up where they left off while trying not to let their feelings get in the way.
This upbeat rom-com is made even better by the on-screen chemistry of Randall Park and Ali Wong (the pair also co-wrote the film), making them one of the friendliest and loveliest couples in recent memory. . Oh, and it doesn’t hurt Always be my maybe features one of Keanu Reeves’ best movie appearances.
Stream Always Be My Maybe on Netflix.
Vip (2012 – 2017)
HBO’s long-running political satire comedy series, Veep, spent seven seasons following the political career and personal life of Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), first as Vice President of the United States and then as Commander-in-Chief. During the show, Meyer has made friends, foes, and foes with a slew of political figures, including Danny Chung (Randall Park), with whom she has multiple awkward encounters.
Although he was only featured in a handful of episodes of VeepRandall Park has always made the most of his time on the show and has always been one of the best guest stars, providing some of the best moments on the show.
Stream Veep on HBO Max.
Buy Veep on Amazon.
Buy Veep on DVD/Blu-ray on Amazon.
The Interview (2014)
Dave Skylark (James Franco) and Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) score the interview of their lives with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (Randall Park), only to be recruited by the CIA to assassinate the reclusive leader, who happens to be one of Skylark’s biggest fans of the show.
Often overshadowed by the controversy that preceded the film’s release, The interview remains one of the funniest movies of the past 10 years and a lot of that is down to Randall Park’s portrayal of Kim Jong Un, which is overdone in all the best ways. The way he bounces from tyrannical dictator to fanboy throughout the film really keeps you on your toes.
Stream the interview on Tubi.
Rent/Buy The Interview on Amazon.
Buy The Interview on DVD/Blu-ray on Amazon.
Young Rock (2021 – Present)
Set during Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s fictional 2032 presidential bid, the NBC sitcom, Young Rock, looks back at major events in the life of the wrestler-turned-actor, focusing on three distinct time periods: 1982, 1987, and 1990. At the beginning and end of most episodes, Johnson tells his stories to a fictionalized version of Randall . Park, who was an actor before becoming an interviewer.
Randall Park is absolutely hilarious in all of his interactions with Dwayne Johnson throughout Young Rock Season 1, and the pair have an undeniable chemistry that makes their brief segments some of the show’s best scenes. That’s especially impressive considering all of the wrestlers that have been represented on the show so far. Let’s just hope there’s more of both when Young Rock Season 2 premieres.
Stream Young Rock on Peacock.
Buy Young Rock on Amazon.
Buy Young Rock on DVD/Blu-ray from March 29 on Amazon.
When King Orm Marius (Patrick Wilson) claims the throne of Atlantis and tries to unite the seven underwater kingdoms to wage war on the surface, his half-brother, Aquaman (Jason Momoa), is forced to seize the occasion. , defeat his brother and fulfill his destiny as a true Atlantean ruler. But, King Orm isn’t Aquaman’s only problem, as the ruthless Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) waits in the shadows and prepares to attack.
James Wan’s 2018 blockbuster, Aquaman, features one of the best actors in a non-crossover DCEU movie with everyone from Willem Dafoe to Nicole Kidman also sharing the screen with Jason Momoa. Another big addition is Randall Park’s Stephen Shin, a conspiracy theorist obsessed with finding the lost city of Atlantis. Park is brilliant in his portrayal of the obsessed and unhinged character, a role that will hopefully be expanded in the upcoming Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
Stream Aquaman on HBO Max.
Rent/Buy Aquaman on Amazon.
Buy Aquaman on DVD/Blu-ray on Amazon.
Train Crash (2015)
Serial dater Amy Townsend’s (Amy Schumer) life changes dramatically when she meets sports doctor Aaron Conners (Bill Hader) for a writing job. What begins as a quick interview and feature film quickly turns into a love story for the ages as the raw, uncommitted writer finds a new purpose in life.
Although he had a very minor role with little screen time in Judd Apatow’s 2015 romantic comedy, Rail accident, Randall Park makes the most of his time with a hilarious performance as Bryson, Amy’s colleague at S’nuff Magazine who looks absolutely heartbroken when his talk about Dr. Conners is assigned to another writer. The disappointment that invades his face is unbelievable and incredibly sad.
Stream Trainwreck on Peacock.
Rent/Buy Trainwreck on Amazon.
Buy Trainwreck on DVD/Blu-ray on Amazon.
The Hollars (2016)
The Hollars, one of John Krasinski’s early directorial efforts, follows John Hollars (Krasinski) as he returns to his hometown to help support his mother, who is about to undergo risky brain surgery. Returning to his former stomping ground, the prodigal son is forced to come to terms with his family, his past, and his place in the world in this emotional comedy.
There are so many good actors in The Hollars – Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins – it’s easy to overlook some of the smaller roles like Randall Park’s Dr. Fong, who gives a great performance that’s both funny and touching. And, in addition, we see Jim Halpert and “Asian Jim” on screen together.
Rent/Buy The Hollars on Amazon.
Buy The Hollars on DVD/Blu-ray on Amazon.
With movies like Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and wanderers slated for release in 2023, it’s safe to say we haven’t seen the last of Randall Park’s great performances. If you want to know what else will come out before then, take a look at CinemaBlend’s schedule of all 2022 movie releases for the latest.